Report filed on Everglades restoration reservoir

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A report to a federal judge recommends the South Florida Water Management District should not have to finish an Everglades restoration reservoir shelve..
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4 people killed in 2 car crash in north Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ANTHONY, Fla. (AP) - Four people were killed in a two-car crash in north Florida. A fifth person had life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital by helicopter early Tuesd..
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Teens caught stealing satellite dish in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two Punta Gorda teens caught stealing a large satellite dish from property at 415 Osceola Dr., (Solona area)..
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Presidential address to students scheduled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The President will address the nation's students on Tuesday, September 14th. September 14th is a scheduled Early Dismissal Day for all Collier County Public ..
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The Salvation Army and Men?s Wearhouse attack ?Mancession? with National Suit Drive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - From now until September 30, The Salvation Army of Lee, Glades & Hendry County, is partnering with Men’s Wearhouse to help disadvantaged men seeking em..
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Lee County foreclosure filings up in August

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - New foreclosure numbers released Wednesday show the number of foreclosures filed by banks rising slightly in Lee County in August. The clerk of courts reports re..
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ONLY ON WINK: Business owner speaks out after employee makes off with $100,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A storage business ripped off by a trusted employee. Investigators say 58 year old Joyce Rogers cooked the books at Community Self Storage off Chiquita Boulevard..
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Lee County struggles to find a budget solution

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee Commissioners met for hours on Tuesday afternoon, hearing about cuts made across many county programs and agencies.  In the end, they did not have a sol..
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Iraq War vet reflects on end of combat operations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh Acres veteran who served in both wars in Iraq says he's hopeful the end of combat operations will mean the U.S. won't have to return to Iraq in the fu..
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Let's Eat: Anthony's On The Blvd

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Tony and Ed from Anthony's On The Boulevard stop by the WINK Kitchen to show us how to make the "Italian Stallion" sandwich.  Italian Stallion (Serves Two) Ingredien..
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Florida Governor's race shake-up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A major shakeup in the Florida Governor's race. Bud Chiles is dropping out as an independent candidate. Our partners at the News-Press say Chiles is expected to ..
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Deputies search for suspect in Golden Gate stabbing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - Deputies are trying to find the person who stabbed a Golden Gate man. His fiance talked only to WINK News shedding some light on why he was stabbed. The woman t..
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Nation's Association opens new store today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Nation's Association is opened a new and much larger store today in Fort Myers. Sales from the store will help fund the agencies summer camp, scholarship pro..
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Hurricane Earl downgraded to Category 3

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Earl has weakened to a Category 3 storm as it threatens to sideswipe the East Coast. Meanwhile, a hurricane watch that had been effect for the North Carolina..
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Deadly accident on I-75 exit 105

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A man is dead after his car went off the ramp for Interstate 75 and sandwiched between two pillars. Florida Highway Patrol tells WINK News they are not sure ..
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Lee County underfire for overstepping state gun laws

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County is under fire for posting signs outlawing guns in public parks. A Fort Myers attorney is suing the county, saying the signs are in conflict with state..
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Kill plant life or fish? Cape Coral working to solve problem

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral is walking a tightrope to protect its canals and keep residents happy. But the hot temperatures are making it difficult. This time of the year, the wa..
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Love triangle between Lee County deputies out of control

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Sheriff Mike Scott said a love triangle involving two of his male deputies and a female civilian got out of control, leading to a sergeant being fired. Sergeant ..
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Cape hires consultant to count cars and evaluate fleet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral's city manager hires a consultant to fix a problem CALL FOR ACTION first exposed a year ago. We told you how an internal audit into the cape..
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Port Charlotte orthodontist treats injured tortoise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Have you ever seen a tortoise with braces? One reptile in Charlotte County recently had some emergency orthodontic work... but it wasn't to fix his smile.A..
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