Governor Crist worried about planned Koran burning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's governor is concerned about safety at home and around the world, a feeling shared by national and world leaders, over a plan by the head of a sma..
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Veteran speaks out about Quran Controversy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Inside Staff Sergeant Michael Blount's home is his own personal museum. It's filled with books, pictures, awards and three Qurans. "You have to admit this is..
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Water flowing again at Fort Myers apartment complex

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Boland

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Imagine being without water, and we’re not just talking the drinking kind, for nearly two days. That’s how some Fort Myers Apartment renters were liv..
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Live grenade shuts down Sweetbay grocery store

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A live grenade shut down a North Fort Myers grocery store Wednesday night. The Lee County Sheriff's Office said a man called them to say he had a live gren..
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Fort Myers PD mourns death of K9 officer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Boland

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Flags fly at half-staff at Fort Myers PD as the department mourns the loss of one of its own. “They become part of the family. As a canine officer, I spent..
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Mother and son hit by truck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Boland

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A mother was pushing her son in her stroller when both are hit by a truck. The two were in the crosswalk at Sanibel Boulevard and US 41 when the traffic light tu..
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As Cape Coral talks budget, people get fired up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Anger and frustration boiled over at Cape Coral's budget meeting Tuesday night. City leaders voted to move forward with a potential pay cut for 1,500 city worker..
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ONLY ON WINK: Stacey Tuck sentenced after stealing thousands in condo scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Only WINK News cameras are there as a North Port woman is found guilty and sentenced for embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from people living in a Po..
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NEW DETAILS: Two arrested for shooting that left K-9, third suspect killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police have arrested two people in connection with the crime. Gilberto Amaya (d.o.b. 12-14-79) is charged with felony murder and robbery with a firearm. Leandro ..
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Father of Cape Coral teenager shot by boyfriend: ''I wonder why he's able to walk out and live his life while I bury my baby''

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Lee County judge granted bond to a Cape Coral teen accused of shooting and killing his 15 year old girlfriend Ashley Swayze. 18 year old Dylan Wisniewski made ..
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Rosh Hashanah or class? Collier County School District making students choose

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Rosh Hashanah is the celebration of the Jewish new year. It begins at sunset, and for some students in Collier County, that means having to choose between Te..
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Obama firm: Don't extend tax breaks for wealthiest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CLEVELAND (AP) - President Barack Obama strongly defended his opposition to extending Bush-era tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans on Wednesday and delivered a searing attack o..
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Challenge to Fla. class size amendment in court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A lawsuit challenging the Legislature's proposed state constitutional amendment to loosen class size limits is getting its day in court. A judge was going ..
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Fort Myers moms shave heads to raise cancer awareness

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Two local moms are shaving their heads to raise cancer awareness. Monique Whan and Mimi Avery were part of the group "46 Mommas" that shaved their head..
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School speaks out about nun sex scandal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

AVE MARIA, Fla. - New details tonight in a sex scandal at Ave Maria University. The catholic school is now speaking out about an alleged relationship between a high-ranking nun, an..
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Murdered Lehigh Acres family laid to rest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Family and friends in Lehigh Acres are coming together to say goodbye to a mother and son found dead in their home last week. About 1,000 people attended the f..
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Hundreds of birds from Florida's largest cockfighting operation will be euthanized

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The same forensic veterinarian that worked on the Michael Vick dog fighting case has said that hundreds of birds seized as a result of Florida's largest cockfigh..
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Grow house bust nets 2 arrests, $405K in pot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Detectives with the Collier County Sheriff's Office's Vice and Narcotics Bureau arrested Martinez and Morales and uncovered more than $400,000 worth of marij..
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Subscribe to get WINK News alerts sent to your phone, e-mail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Now, you can get e-mail and text alerts sent to you when news is breaking, bad weather is on the way... or even just to see the forecast and stories of the day. Click here to subsc..
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Former cop charged again in bogus foreclosures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - For the second time, a former West Palm Beach police officer is accused of using bogus paperwork to illegally evict people from foreclosed homes and th..
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