Tampa man charged in toddler's death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa man has been charged in the death of his girlfriend's toddler. Police charged 27-year-old Wilfredo Reyes on Thursday with first-degree murder and aggrava..
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Political stars campaign for Senate candidates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Senate candidate Kendrick Meek was joined at a campaign stop Thursday by ex-Vice President Al Gore, who urged Democrats to make a clear choice in the conten..
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Romney joins Scott on campaign trail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

THE VILLAGES, Fla. (AP) - A gubernatorial hopeful and a possible presidential candidate are joining forces in central Florida. Republican Rick Scott is being joined on the campaign..
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Mom arrested for picking up child from school drunk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. - A Naples woman is in jail because she went to pick up her child from elementary school drunk. Deputies said Miriam Castro didn't even realize her car was moving whil..
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McGruff turns 30 as FMPD celebrates Crime Prevention Month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - October is Crime Prevention Month and the Fort Myers Police Department will recognize and celebrate the practice of crime prevention while promoting awareness of..
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Seven arrested in prostitution sting in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On Thursday September 30, 2010, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics and Street Crimes Unit arrested seven individuals for solicitation of pro..
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Nationwide campaign to raise awareness about teen suicides in SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A nationwide campaign aimed at raising awareness about teen suicides will make it's way to Southwest Florida next week. Gay and straight students at Florida Gulf..
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NephCure Walk to raise awareness, funds to find cure for kidney disease

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The NephCure Foundation will be holding Fort Myers’ first NephCure Walk on Saturday, October 2, 2010, at 10 a.m. (9:30 a.m. registration) at Lakes Reg..
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Brian Monahan on cover of Gulfshore Life

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Meghan Stewart

FORT MYERS, Fla. - WINK News is home to Gulfshore Life magazine's newest cover model! That's right, our own Skytracker Meteorologist Brian Monahan gracing the cover of the October ..
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Save taxpayers money and keep crime off the streets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Saving Taxpayers money and keeping crime off the streets. That's the idea behind the Collier County Sheriff's Office's new plan to rehabilitate inmates who a..
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Fitness Fridays: 4 Secrets to Reversing Your Age

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Mike Drumm from Gold's Gym stops by to reveal 4 secrets to reversing the clock. 1. Exercise, exercise, exercise 2. Eat like an infant 3. Stand up straight 4. Thi..
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Father of Cape soldier accused of killing Afghan civilians speaks out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - For the first time, WINK News is hearing from the father of a Cape Coral soldier accused of killing innocent civilians in Afghanistan. Christopher Winfield, the ..
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Lee Co. sends out union organizing document, some find fault

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Is it factual information? Or anti-union rhetoric? Those are the questions being raised about a 3-page document that Lee Co. government is e-mailing to..
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Bookelia homeowners think outside the box

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

BOOKELIA, Fla. - Forget square walls. A house in Southwest Florida is breaking the building mold. The rare shape of this Bookelia home is its first line of defense against a hurric..
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Police burn 1,500lbs of drugs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Officers incinerated 1,500 pounds of drugs from cases extending over a 10 year period. Fort Myers detectives loaded 99 boxes worth of confiscated drugs and parap..
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Child found living in filth

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Piles of trash, human and animal waste! Residents of a Fort Myers neighborhood say they were shocked to learn that a child was living at a house... in filth. A n..
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IT'S YOUR MONEY: $1 million panther project?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's your money and the county is putting a $1 million panther crossing under Immokalee Road. The money would come from the Department of Transportation, but..
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Firefighters add mowing lawn to list of duties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - "There's a lot of foreclosed homes that are being left  and abandoned," said Lehigh Acres Fire Chief Diana Watson. Neighbors on Alabama Street in Lehigh A..
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FGCU classes canceled because of gas line leak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The intersection of Ben Hill Griffin Pkwy. and FGCU Blvd. was closed while repairs are being made to a cut gas line. Motorists were asked to avoid the area..
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Stolen Rays title ring returned to owner

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A Clearwater pawnshop has returned a stolen 2008 Tampa Bay Rays American League Championship ring after being sued by its owner. R&W Pawn and Jewelr..
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