U.S. Energy Department help SWFL go green

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - U.S. Energy Department officials were in Southwest Florida Tuesday to pair up local businesses with investors and government programs to help our are go gr..
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Woman honored for dedication to children's issues

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Kathleen Passidomo has been given the Glass Slipper award by the The Education Foundation of Collier County for her outstanding dedication and service for th..
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14-year old boy arrested for molesting classmates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Three young girls say they were molested inside the classroom by another student. Now parents want to know how this was allowed to happen. Melissa Calderon a j..
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Parent arrested for threatening to blow up elementary school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Charlotte County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer arrested a Deep Creek man this afternoon who threatened to blow up Deep Creek Elementary School ..
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Sanibel boat dock ban upheld

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SANIBEL, Fla. - Dozens of residents showed up to protest a possible law change that would allow boat docks to be built on properties. But after an hour and a half of debate Tuesday..
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Movie theater closes, employees left empty-handed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - It sounds like a testimonial from a great Hollywood thriller. Moviegoer after moviegoer are telling WINK News they are shocked that the Cinema Cafe closed it..
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Sidewalk installation begins on dangerous Cape roadway near school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Following years of complaints, injuries and a death this summer, a major safety project will soon start in Cape Coral. On Monday, sidewalks start to be installed..
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WINK News airing big statewide race debates Tues., Wed.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The candidates in the states two big statewide races square off this week on WINK. Tuesday night at 7, Senate candidates Marco Rubio, Charlie Crist, and Kendrick..
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Bio-fuels company dedicating new laboratory, research facility in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A bio-fuels company is dedicating a new laboratory and research facility in Lee County. Algenol Bio-fuels received 10-million dollars from tax-payers to fund the..
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Money up for grabs to restore historic homes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Fixing up a historic house can be costly, but Lee County now has $50,000 up for grabs. The money will be used to make sure Southwest Florida's history is well-ke..
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Last of six double murder suspects officially charged

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - The last of six suspects in a Bonita Springs double homicide have been officially charged with the crime. 20 year old Colton Lance is facing two counts of se..
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Rodale Inc. agrees to settlement with Fla. AG

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Rodale Inc. will refund some Florida customers and pay up to $1.3 million to the state in an agreement over whether customers were charged for books and ma..
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NFL players will be suspended for dangerous hits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NFL - The National Football League will immediately begin suspending players for dangerous and flagrant hits, particularly those involving helmets. The NFL says the new disciplinar..
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Raises for Cape mayor, council members up for discussion again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Raises for the Cape Coral mayor and city council members are up for discussion again. Wednesday, the charter review commission will resume talks about giving rai..
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Military recruiters told to accept gay applicants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Defense Department said Tuesday that it is accepting openly gay recruits, but is warning applicants they might not be allowed to stick around for long. Follow..
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Fla. judge refuses to remove Sansom prosecutor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A judge has refused to dismiss charges against former Florida House Speaker Ray Sansom and two co-defendants who had accused a prosecutor of misconduct. Ci..
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Orlando Sentinel gets new editor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A new editor was named at the Orlando Sentinel. Mark Russell, previously the Sentinel's print news manager, will lead the central Florida paper's newsroom staf..
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Suspect indicted in Ohio real estate agent death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) - A grand jury has indicted a Florida man accused of killing a real estate agent whose body was found in a vacant Ohio home. Fifty-nine-year-old Robert Grigelait..
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Builders Care remodels Fort Myers grandmother's home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers grandmother is settling into her newly renovated home. Crews have been busy making repairs to Mary Washington's home, and Tuesday, she got to move b..
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Fla. House leader demands data on health care law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Incoming House Speaker Dean Canon has demanded information from state agencies on work they've begin to implement President Barack Obama's federal health c..
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