Teachers rally against state education cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Hundreds show up for a rally against $1.75 worth of budget cuts toward Florida's education system. Teachers from all over Lee county showed to voice their disple..
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ONLY ON WINK: Friends, Teachers Speak About Clewiston High Student Killed On Prom Night

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CLEWISTON, Fla. -- Only on WINK, a tragic end to what should be a teen's most memorable night. A Clewiston High School senior is killed in a car crash on prom night now the man ac..
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Dog attacks toddler in backseat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NAPLES, Fla. - A dog mauled a young child's face, and the bites were so severe, responders could see the toddler's skull. Saturday night, just after 9:30, responders were called t..
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Redneck Yacht Club attracts national attention

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

Until recently, the redneck yacht club has been one of southwest Floridas best kept dirty little secrets. The redneck yacht club is an 880 acre mud hole in the middle of Florida.&n..
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Internet Visiting comes to Charlotte County Jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

How would you like to visit an incarcerated loved one from home? Well, if that person is in the Charlotte County Jail, now you can. Inmates at the Charlotte County Jail can now vis..
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Man who caused courtroom brawl asks to be released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Corey Daniels and his family say his emotions got to him last week when he stood up during jury selection in his sister's murder trial, and attacked her accused k..
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Jealous rage nearly costs man his life

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL - Cape Coral police say Harold Berkey stabbed Richard Falb multiple times in a jealous rage. According to reports, Berkey became enraged after seeing his former girl..
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Lee May Invite more Requests for Ideas on what to do with Park

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Lee county may send out another round of requests for proposals on what to do with City of Palms Park, the former  spring training home of the Boston Red Sox.   Comm..
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Deputies say elementary students stabbed eachother with discarded hypodermic needles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH, FL-A serious health hazard at a Lee County bus stop.Students discover  needles and then start stabbing each other with them. Several elementary school students are bei..
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Homeowner thinks house could have been saved from fire if creek water was used

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The owner of an East Naples house that burned to the ground is telling WINK News the closest source for water wasn't used to fight the fire, and he says it c..
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DNA to set Tampa inmate free after 18 years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

TAMPA, Fla. - A Tampa Bay-area man who spent 18 years in prison on a rape conviction is expected to walk free on the strength of new DNA evidence. Prosecutors in Bradenton said Mon..
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Naples teen accused of killing parents pleads not guilty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

NAPLES, Fla. - Attorneys for a 14-year-old southwest Florida teen accused of killing his parents entered written not guilty plea on his behalf. The not guilty plea was entered into..
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A fire has broken out at a house in Port Charlotte

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A fire has broken out at a single-story residence at 14085 Hopewell Avenue off State Road 776, according to the Charlotte County Fire Department. A call cam..
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Candle starts fire in Cape duplex, causes $85,000 damage

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A candle that was being used to light a room started a fire that caused $85,000 damage to one side of a duplex in the southeast Cape on Saturday. Cape Coral Fire ..
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Collier County brush fire that shut down portion of US 41 is back open

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A portion of U.S. 41 that was shut down in both directions between Manatee Rd. and Collier Boulevard due to a brush fire is now open.  The brush fire was..
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BP sells aluminum unit amid Gulf drilling reports

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LONDON - BP announced Monday it is selling its Arco Aluminum subsidiary to a Japanese consortium for $680 million, but declined to comment on reports - denied by U.S. authorities -..
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NASA delays next space shuttle launch by 1 1/2 weeks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA is delaying its next space shuttle flight because of a Russian launch conflict. Shuttle Endeavour was supposed to blast off April 19 with the husband of..
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Man accused of killing estranged wife, boyfriend

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla.- A 45-year-old man is accused of breaking into an apartment and fatally shooting his estranged wife and her new boyfriend. Orlando Police spokeswoman Barbara Jones sa..
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Fla. church's message draws mixed reactions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

ORLANDO, Fla. - A central Florida church has irked some people - and attracted others - with its highway billboard proclaiming: "Scumbags Welcome!" Pastor Moses Robbins says he'd h..
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Local man arrested after stabbing someone in the neck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Cape Coral Police responded to a 911 call at Rack Em’ Billiards located at 1011 Cape Coral Parkway East for what was described as a physical disturbance on Saturday at 10:53 ..
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