Huge foreclosure auction begins in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-One of the biggest foreclosure auctions in history begins in Fort Myers on Thursday. 1500 new foreclosures in the state of Florida hit the auction block in a 6-day..
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New zoo exhibit may make your neck hurt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - "Giraffe are one of those animals we consider to be charismatic mega fauna," David Tetzlaff with the Naples Zoo jokes. It's doubtful anyone getting a sneak peak of t..
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Elaborate scam clears woman's savings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

NAPLES, Fla. - Scammers strike again! An 88-year-old woman is out thousands of dollars. She fell for it, and fears the thief will pull the scheme on someone else. "I don't know how..
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FL GOP candidates sound off on AZ immigration law ruling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -  The top Republican contenders for governor in Florida say Wednesday's ruling blocking Arizona's immigration law isn't going to stop them from trying to..
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WINK obtains sketches of possible swim center in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A baseball "Field of Dreams" could become an aquatic center, with competition pools for swimming and diving under a roof.  That's one possibility for the fu..
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Georgia gators have feeding frenzy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FARGO, Ga. - This is what it looks like to be surrounded by 300 hungry alligators.  This group feeding only happens once every three or four years.Earlier this month, fisherma..
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Crist recognizes Jimmy Buffett

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Charlie Crist recognized Jimmy Buffett as a Point of Light for his work to help families and businesses of the Gulf Coast recover from the Deepwater Ho..
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Missing NBA player reported dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Missing NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been reported dead after missing for 10 days. Curtis Wright, his uncle, told Memphis reporters the police contacted Wright's..
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Arizona med-copter goes down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

TUCSON, AZ - One person was killed and two others injured when a medical helicopter crashed in a central Tucson. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the helicopter wa..
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Man faces sexual battery charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Joachin Saint Fleur is behind bars Wednesday accused of trying to sexually assault a young girl. Police said Saint Fleur grabbed the girl by her hair and tried t..
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Mini lobster season is officially open

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's two-day lobster mini-season is under way with ideal weather conditions for spotting the sea creatures on the reefs.     The mini-season g..
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Kalamazoo River clean up has doubled in effort

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - Officials have devoted more resources to the cleanup of an oil pipeline burst into the Kalamazoo River.The leak dumped more than 800,000 gallons of oil.Enbrid..
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Update: More malnourished horses adopted from Golden Gate Estates farm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - Three more malnourished horses have been adopted from a Golden Gate Estates farm.  Tina Ciancaglini says she lost her job and couldn't afford to fe..
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LSO investigating illegal smuggling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

PUNTA RASSA, Fla. - A boat found with over 500 gallons of gas has sparked an investigation into an illegal human smuggling operation. The incident began about 4 a.m. Wednesday, whe..
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Gas leak in Punta Gorda shuts down roads

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has blocked off roads around the Punta Gorda Airport after a construction crew ruptured a low pressure gas line near Airpo..
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WINK NEWS INVESTIGATES: Coast Guard responds to pollution in our waterways

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - Oil, diesel, and sometimes paint is dropped into our waterways.  It's not from the oil giant BP, but from average people boating and enjoying our coas..
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Woman admitted to huffing before crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Chandler Friedman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - We're learning more about the mother huffing keyboard cleaner before she crashed her car into a pole in Fort Myers. Her two week old son was in the backseat. 30 ..
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New Duck stamp for Gulf Coast conservation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - The Interior Department is selling a new duck stamp envelope to raise money for conservation in the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill.Duck stamps are more fo..
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Two year old found floating in swimming pool

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - A 2 year old is in the hospital fighting for his life. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 10:36 a.m. this morning after the 2 ye..
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Thieves target Sun Splash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Thieves take aim at the water park, Sun Splash.According to police, someone forced their way into the concession stand and stole $100 worth of food and drinks. T..
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