Farmers scrambling to save crops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Farmer Mike Greenwell and his crew at 31 Produce haven't gotten much sleep since Monday. They've been covering up their crops and trying to salvage anything..
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Boy talks about seeing man set himself on fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

A 17 year old witness says, "He doused himself, and that's when I started really freaking out, I started trying to walk away and he started yelling, come back, I don't want to be a..
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Cape business boom brings jobs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  A business boom in Cape Coral. A city program is exploding and it's bringing more businesses to the Cape. Of course this means more tax revenue and more imp..
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Lehigh residence is home to hundreds of cats

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WINK crews are on the scene of a Lehigh Acres home where animal control is waiting for a search warrant to enter a vacant house that is home to hundreds of cats. Tune into WINK Ne..
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Bank of America robbery in S. Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS  -- The Lee County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in identifying a bank robbery suspect. On Wednesday at 3:35pm the Sheriff's Office received a..
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Detectives looking for suspects who stole purse, then returned it.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Detectives are searching for two people suspected of swiping a purse from a vehicle, only to return it return it a short time later minus the money. On November 1..
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Job Fair Draws Huge Crowd in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

A home health care job fair drew a very large crowd of applicants in Fort Myers.Many of the job-seekers have been looking for work for months, even years.   Some voiced d..
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Attempted Gulf coast robbery ends in shootout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police say two masked gunmen attempting to rob a Gulf coast area game parlor ended up in a shootout, with one of them killed and the other injured. At l..
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Urban Meyer stepping down at UF

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

GAINESVILLE, Fla - UF’s Urban Meyer Steps Down As Head Football Coach. Meyer captured two National Championships in his six years at Florida (2006 and 2008), two Southeastern..
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President Obama urging democrats to vote with republicans on tax deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

 WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says economists predict higher job growth in 2011 and 2012 if Congress passes a tax deal he negotiated with Republicans. He's urging ..
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Fla. lawmakers again face unemployment tax issue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida lawmakers rolled back most of a huge unemployment compensation tax hike nine months ago. Wednesday they began struggling with another planned incre..
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Netflix, Disney reach streaming deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Netflix will stream hundreds of episodes of popular ABC and Disney television shows online. That's the result of the company's latest deal to ramp up s..
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As temperatures dip, experts advise getting fireplaces inspected to prevent house fires

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Don't be surprised if you see a guy in a tuxedo t-shirt climbing on Southwest Florida roofs. He's inspecting fireplaces, and before you fire yours up, the U.S. Fi..
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Man sentenced to life in prison says he is sorry for strangulation death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) - A Southwest Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading no contest to strangling and sexually assaulting a woman. Cape Coral Police said..
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Fort Myers man in custody for vehicular homicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS – 21 year-old John Pruitt Jr. of Fort Myers was arrested for vehicular homicide, reckless driving, and multiple drug and traffic violations.
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American Airlines cancels flights to Haiti

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A major U.S. air carrier has canceled all flights in and out of Port-au-Prince, Haiti due to the unsettled political atmosphere and recent violence in the l..
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Bitter cold temp takes a toll on crops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

As temperatures plunged into the 20s last night, some vegetables and citrus saw major damage. Tonight farmers trying to trying to hold it together for one more night to keep the d..
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New Details: How Cape plans to lower trash fees

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAPE CORAL, Fla - New details Wednesday about how the City of Cape Coral plans to lower trash fees for small businesses. WINK News first broke this story on Tuesday...
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Clemency board considers pardon for Jim Morrison this week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Doors singer Jim Morrison would have turned 67 on Wednesday. On Thursday, Florida's Gov. Charlie Crist and the other members of the state's Clemency Board ..
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3 helicopters crash trying to warm crops in Fla

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PAHOKEE, Fla. (AP) - Three helicopters have crashed in South Florida during missions to protect crops from the cold. All three pilots survived. Palm Beach County sheriff's official..
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