Radio-TV Marti director resigns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - The director of Radio and TV Marti has resigned after more than seven years at his post. Pedro Roig wrote in his resignation letter Friday that, during his tenur..
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Pet Connection: Milo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Dr. Whitney Whitford stops by WINK News Now This Morning with Milo, a cat that's ready for adoption at the Gulf Cost Humane Society. Pet Connection airs every Tuesday in the 7 o'cl..
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American Muslims launch web site

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

WASHINGTON (AP) - American Muslims have launched a new web site they hope will defuse hostility over a proposed Islamic center near ground zero. Washington attorney Hassan Ahmad (H..
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Lee considers first round of budget cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County Commissioners need to make major cuts to balance a nearly $70 million budget shortfall. Tuesday is the first of three scheduled budget workshops for t..
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Family blames 'hero' for sons near drowning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

EAST NAPLES, Fla. - A woman is hailed a hero after rescuing a drowning 6-year-old and giving him CPR in East Naples. But now, the boy and his parents tell a much different story. T..
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Girl, 2, critical after Winkler Ave. crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A two year old girl is in critical condition at a Tampa area hospital after a serious crash Monday afternoon in Fort Myers. The girl was one of two children inju..
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Driver swims to shore after car goes into lake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A driver narrowly escapes death, not once, but twice when his car plunges into a lake. It happened Monday evening on Collier Boulevard, right at the entrance..
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Woman sentenced to 18 years for beating 2 year old step son

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Rosemary Kunz admitted she was addicted to abusing her young stepson. She'll spend 18 years behind bars.   She entered a surprise plea deal for th..
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A/C rebates offer big bucks, if you qualify

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The state is trying to give consumers $1,500 for buying a new energy efficient air conditioner unit, but meeting the requirements could cost you more than you're..
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FWC officer injured in north Florida boat accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TRENTON, Fla. (AP) - A state wildlife officer was seriously injured after he fell off his boat while patrolling a north Florida river. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Co..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Neighbors fight to get 93-year-old woman her money back

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARCADIA, Fla. - A contracting company is accused of duping a 93-year-old lady.  The woman says they name-dropped a company she had used before to convince her to get roof work..
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Hurricane Earl strengthens to Category 4 storm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The National Hurricane Center says Earl has strengthened into a Category 4 hurricane with winds near 135 mph (215 kph) as it moves away from the Virgin Islands. Earl i..
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Man killed when train hits SUV

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man was killed when the sport utility vehicle he was driving collided with a train in West Palm beach. Police say the crash occurred Monday afternoon..
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Crist for U.S. Senate campaign can keep spending Republican funds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlie Crist for U.S. Senate campaign can keep spending $10 million he received while running as a Republican. Republican donors, including a Naples wom..
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Naked man busted for burglarizing home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Caught in the act. A man is arrested after he's seen burglarizing a woman's home, naked. Samantha Witt says, "I opened the door, and I saw an Asian man, run..
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Bokeelia man might be your uncle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PINE ISLAND, Fla. - Guy Glinski turned 97 today, and like years past, had something of a surprise up his sleeve. Guy first contacted WINK News in 2003 when he turned 90, becau..
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Lee County deputies demoted for botching burglary investigation that ended in civilian death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Two deputies have been demoted for botching a burglary investigation that lead to a deadly high speed crash. In July of last year deputies took off after two bur..
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Sellers spot Craigslist check scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ESTERO, Fla. - It should have been a simple transaction on the website Craigslist. Robert and Wendy Williamson wanted to get rid of a refrigerator and thought the popular site woul..
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Englewood Beach businesses protest new vendor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ENGLEWOOD BEACH, Fla. - Some Englewood Beach businesses are accusing Charlotte County of bringing a competing business that will hurt them. Their Commissioner says, that's not the ..
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Lobbying effort begins to save 4-H program from Lee chopping block

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Hundreds of parents in Lee County are sending e-mails and making phone calls to commissioners, urging the continued funding of the 4-H program.   Lee g..
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