Governor calls for 5-year seafood monitoring

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal wants a $173 million program - paid for by BP PLC - to monitor the safety and quality of Louisiana seafood for the next five years. The program..
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Thieves steal gold bar worth $550,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - They may not be Thomas Crown or Danny Ocean, but two thieves reportedly made off with a gold bar worth about $550,000 from a Key West museum. Police and the F..
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Man jumps from West Palm Beach office building

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man reportedly fell to his death from a 21-story office building in West Palm Beach. Police say 24-year-old Brett Hall jumped from the top of the Nor..
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Man gets life sentence for attacking women

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) - A Zephyrhills man has been sentenced to life in prison for taking part in attacks on two elderly women. A Pasco County judge sentenced 21-year-old Jathniel M..
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ONLY ON WINK: Woman allegedly kills wrong man, talks to WINK from jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. - A woman is raped, then she allegedly uses her car to plow down her attacker... but deputies say 21-year-old Amber Lee slammed into the wrong guy. Only WINK Ne..
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Cape couple's dog found in Tampa after being sold online

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A missing dog turned up in Tampa after being sold online by the family's neighbor.  Four month old Milo is back with his Cape Coral family after going ..
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Lehigh animal hospital threatens to put dogs down over bill dispute

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla -  A Lehigh animal hospital refused to answer questions about whether it put several dogs to sleep because the owners can't pay for boarding them.  Vets..
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Local athletes race to the Jr. Olympics

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Local kids compete in a national track competition in Virginia.  The athletes and their Coach Maddette Smith, talk to WINK News about their wins at the Jr. ..
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Controversial Colonial flyover project discussed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A controversial flyover project is up for discussion again. Lee County leaders met Friday morning with concerned citizens about the future of Colonial Boulevard...
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Naples neighborhood on alert after home burglary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

NAPLES, Fla. - A neighborhood is on alert after burglars broke into a home in broad daylight yesterday.  The burglars stole $27 thousand worth of cash and jewelry from a home ..
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Man 'bumps' burglars with truck, stops crime

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Caught in the act! A Fort Myers man comes home to find burglars parked in his driveway. A helicopter circled in the sky and K-9's canvassed the neighborhood. The..
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Unemployent insurance has reached 500,000; first time in 9 months

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - New applications for unemployment insurance reached the half-million mark last week for the first time since November, a sign that employers are cutting jobs agai..
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Woman charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a minor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A youth pastor has been arrested for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a minor. Police arrested Nancy Earp on Thursday. She has been charged wi..
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Woman arrested after massage leads to prostitution solicitation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - An employee from Oriental Massage has been arrested on Wednesday for alleged solicitation of prostitution.Pi Wu was arrested after taking a regular massage furth..
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Ten short sales denied; Bank forecloses on home instead of taking cash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A homeowner gets ten buyers over two years, but still wasn't able to save his home from foreclosure.Lance Dunning didn't want to move from his Cape Coral home bu..
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Collier Co. Superintendent Thompson voted out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County School Superintendent Dennis Thompson has been voted out by the school board. The board decided not to renew or extend the contract of Superin..
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Divers take a plunge in North Port in search of old treasures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NORTH PORT, Fla. - Florida's history could be re-written in North Port. Thursday, archaeologists dove deep below the surface at "Little Salt Spring" to bring up what they believe c..
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Troubled teens learn 'Go Green' job skills

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - One juvenile justice program is breaking barriers by teaching troubled teenagers skills to help them get 'green jobs' - after serving their time. Thanks to a ne..
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As Iraq war winds down, LaBelle family mourns son

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LABELLE, Fla. - The U.S. is withdrawing the last of its combat troops from Iraq.   Southwest Florida lost several of its service-members during the 7 and a half years of ..
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Lee County Schools: Kids keep cell phones off during school hours

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - With school starting Monday, school administrators ask parents to remind their children to turn off the cell phones at school. It was also asked that parent..
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