President to deliver his second back to school message

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is taking to the nation's airwaves once again, this time for an address to America's schoolchildren in which he will tell them nothing is b..
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ONLY ON WINK: Hear from passengers on plane after emergency landing at RSW

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Southwest Airlines flight was diverted to Southwest Florida International Airport due to a pressure problem in the plane, according to a spokesperson at ..
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Foreign buyers returning to SWFL real estate market

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - More positive signs that Southwest Florida may be ready for a real estate turnaround: Real estate agents say foreign buyers are starting show increased interest ..
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Cape decision could renew utility expansion for part of the city

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A city council decision could revive utility expansion for a portion of the city.Monday night, the council voted to approve an alternative set of projects to imp..
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Lee County principal uses military mission to improve grades

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dr. Shirley Chapman is not your average principal. Dressed in fatigues she monitors classes at the Lee Charter School in the Dunbar community. Staff members are ..
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Charlotte Co. students get jump start on college

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Imagine being half-way done with college before stepping foot outside your high school. Some students in Charlotte County are on the fast track to higher educa..
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North Fort Myers flooding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A North Fort Myers neighborhood is underwater after heavy rains. Neighbors off Nalle Grade Road near Bayshore Blvd. say it happens every year, but now it's..
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Bullets fired at houses, vehicles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Bullets rip through two quiet Fort Myers Neighborhoods, hitting cars and homes. Now, people who live there are wondering whether it was random violence, or a dis..
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Lee County will continue planning overpass at Veterans and Santa Barbara

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It's keep on planning for a possible overpass at Veterans and Santa Barbara in Cape Coral.   That decision today from Lee Commissioners. "We need to do..
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Fire causes $150K damage at Bonita church

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Members of a Bonita Springs church are looking for a new place to pray after a fire causes nearly $150,000 in damage. The fire at the Tabernaculo de Alabanza..
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Fort Myers and Cape Coral expected to lead nation in poverty increases

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - New numbers show times are tougher than ever in Southwest Florida. Fort Myers and Cape Coral are expected to rank in the top five cities in the nation with pover..
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Taxpayers say Jackson Lab controversy should go to voters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Take it to the voters. That is what Collier taxpayers say about the Jackson Lab controversy. The proposed genetics research facility would cost Collier $130 ..
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Matlacha Bridge construction postponed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MATLACHA, Fla. - Lee County DOT is putting the brakes on a construction project on Matlacha Bridge. Construction was set to begin Monday on building the new bridge, but the project..
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Officer shoots suspect during raid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Delray Beach police reportedly shot a man during a raid on a suspected crack house. Police say the SWAT team was executing a warrant at a known drug den M..
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Girl dies after being left in car at church

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A 3-year-old girl died after being left in a car for 90 minutes in the parking lot of a Tampa church. Police say officers responded to the Ebenezer Baptist Haiti..
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Jim McLaughlin is back on WINK airwaves

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A familiar face is back on the airwaves in Southwest Florida. Former WINK News anchor Jim McLaughlin debuted on 1200/1460 WINK News Radio Monday afternoon. Jim w..
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Lee County, Bonita Springs may join ambulance service

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - WINK News has learned Lee County will look at possibly joining with Bonita Springs in providing ambulance service. Bonita Springs Fire and Rescue workers cam..
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Parts of Summerlin flyover do not have asbestos, some may

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The State Department of Environmental Protection said workers did not find asbestos on the north side of the Summerlin flyover project, but they may have found a..
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Fort Myers police investigating burglary scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - On September 9, 2010 the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a home on Winkler Avenue in reference to a past occurred burglary. Police met with the victim ..
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Backup Pitt running back suspended after DUI wreck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pitt backup tailback Jason Douglas has been suspended from the team after police charged him with hitting a pedestrian while driving drunk. Douglas is a 19-year-o..
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