Swimming instructor may lose business because of complaints

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

SOUTH FORT MYERS - Kathy Cole teaches children survival skills in the water. Sounds pretty noble. But it's the sounds that are coming from her home's pool that have some of her nei..
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Long-Term Unemployed Have to Wait for Extension of Benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WINK News has confirmed that the long-term unemployed in Florida will have to wait for extension of their benefits, even though an impasse in the U.S. Senate has been broken. ..
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Unlikely Hero wins it in Extras

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Dario Melendez

PORT CHARLOTTE-On Monday, the Charlotte Stone Crabs played their longest game in franchise history, against the Daytona Cubs, taking a 3-3 tie in to the 15th inning. The Cubs pitc..
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Local Patriot Collecting Phone Cards for Troops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A local man is willing to do anything to support our troops.He's taking his creativity to the Iwo Jima Memorial in Cape Coral to try and bring overseas troops cl..
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Infant Death Update

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Florida state attorney's office has released new details on the death of an 18 month old girl. Reggie McKinnon has pled not guilty to the death of his daught..
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Sheriff donates cruiser to college

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Lois Thome

 CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron turned over keys this morning to a 2001 used cruiser to Edison State College President Dr. Patricia Land and Cam..
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Trooper going to jail for writing fake tickets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MIAMI (AP) - A former Florida state trooper is going to jail after admitting he wrote numerous fake traffic tickets.Paul C. Lawrence pleaded guilty Wednesday in a Miami courtroom t..
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Boys home alone with Dad's body

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BUNNELL, Fla. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies say three young boys spent two days alone with their father's body inside a central Florida trailer home.Flagler County sheriff's deputies f..
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Real estate agents hounding BP for compensation for losses

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The administrator of a $20 billion oil spill compensation fund said Wednesday he's been besieged by real estateagents and brokers, demanding that they become elig..
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Wife of slain officer loses child

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The wife of a slain Tampa Police officer gave birth to a stillborn baby girl. Sara Kocab was nine months pregnant when her husband, Jeffrey Kocab, and another of..
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Construction worker has leg cut off, dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

A construction worker lost his leg and died in an accident at a construction site Wednesday.The Lee County Sheriff's office confirms the accident in a residential neighborhood in S..
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Former Gator denies taking money from sports agent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Former Florida Gators standout Maurkice Pouncey is denying allegations that he took money from a representative of a sports agent while he was still at the..
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Tropical wave could mean more oil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Storms are threatening to delay BP's undersea efforts to permanently plug the leaky well in the Gulf of Mexico.The federal government's oil spill chief says if a..
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Search for suspect being scaled back

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ESTERO, Fla.- The search for a murder suspect is being scaled back in Lee County. Authorities are looking for Timohty Tuttle, Jr. Tuttle who is wanted for murder after a deadly hom..
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Two-for-one Lee County pet adoptions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Ria Brown with Lee County Domestic Animal Services introduces WINK viewers to Nikki and tells us about a July adoption special.
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Couple arrested for helping murder suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

ESTERO, Fla.-A Lee County couple is in jail after deputies say they helped a murder suspect hide out. Deputies are still searching for Timothy Tuttle, Jr. The search is centered ar..
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Passengers injured on commercial flight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

   DENVER (AP) - A United Airlines jetliner was diverted to Denverafter 30 people onboard were injured, one critically, when theplane hit severe turbulence while flying o..
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Overnight fire at Lehigh Acres duplex

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla- A woman and her son escaped injury overnight when fire broke out in their Lehigh Acres duplex. A candles is believed to have started the fire in the 5100 block ..
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Pet Pigs in Cape Coral my be sent packing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, FL -  Several Cape Coral families are worried that a city ordinance may force them to say good-bye to their beloved family pets. WINK News spoke to Wayne Wilson wh..
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Utility rate hikes on Marco

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - It's your money and utility rates are about to skyrocket for people on Marco Island. The city has to raise water and sewer rates by 10.5 percent. Tuesday, city..
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