Cash Feenz murder suspect gets 40 years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - WINK News has new details in the trial of the fourth and final suspect in the brutal 2006 murder of two Cape Coral teens. Paul Nunes, a suspected Cash Feenz gang..
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Charlotte County's Animal Welfare League needs more money to continue county partnership

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Stray animals are overflowing Port Charlotte's Animal Welfare League. Today, the shelter gave commissioners an ultimatum: increase funding, or the deal to ta..
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North Naples brush fire threatens two homes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - A brush fire in North Naples threatened two homes on Golden Oaks lane near Immokalee Road. The fire grew to about a half-acre before firefighters were able to ..
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Crist draws criticism over Fla. oil spill response

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican and Democratic politicians alike say newly independent Gov. Charlie Crist and Florida's tourism agency haven't done enough to counteract m..
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Two groups to sue BP under Endangered Species Act

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two groups say they'll sue BP PLC for killing endangered species in the Gulf of Mexico by failing to stop the oil spill and by using dispersants under water and ..
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Wrongly released inmate picked up near Tampa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - A state prison inmate who was mistakenly released last week has been captured after a scuffle with deputies near Tampa. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Offic..
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Mindy McCready hospitalized for possible overdose

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - WINK News has learned that country singer Mindy McCready has been hospitalized for a possible overdose. The Lee County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that ..
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BP: Equipment in place for Gulf 'top kill' try

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

COVINGTON, La. (AP) - BP engineers say they have the equipment in place to try a complicated procedure that they hope will seal the blown-out Gulf of Mexico oil well. BP PLC ..
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Stocks plummet on economic worries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrials has plunged below 10,000 as investors worrying about a global economic slowdown and tensions between North and South Korea turn away from ..
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Space shuttle Atlantis on last leg of last mission

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Atlantis' homeward-bound astronauts paid tribute Tuesday to their space shuttle, close to winding up its final journey after a quarter-century of flight..
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BP: Tube siphoned more oil underwater Monday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 COVINGTON, La. (AP) - BP says it siphoned more oil with a mile-long tube after two days of falling totals from a leaking seafloor well in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC spokesman..
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LCSO investigates reports of body floating in canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of a body in a canal in the area of Paradise Shores and Queen Ann Drive. It was a citizen who contacted ..
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Tanker truck vs. passenger car crash reported at Bayshore and Hart Road

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Authorities were dispatched to the site of an accident involving a tanker truck and a smaller vehicle, which was initially trapped under the semi-truck. The cras..
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Polls Open for Fort Myers Shores Fire District Vote

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

The polls are open today for a special election to the Fort Myers Shores Fire District. Voters are deciding whether to raise the maximum tax rate, or keep it where it's at.  ..
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Common Cents: Online Garage Sales

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

You can hold a garage sale without ever leaving your living room! There are several sites on the web that allow you to hold an online yard sale. First, if you're a Facebook user, y..
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Viewer's View: Venus's French Open Outfit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Venus Williams is serving up controversy with the outfit she wore in her French Open Debut. The outfit features a ruffled, black lingerie-like top that resembles a corset,&nbs..
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Mote to Launch Robot off Key West to Search for Oil

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

On Tuesday, May 25, Mote Marine Laboratory scientists will launch an underwater robot about 15 miles from Key West to patrol for oil over the Continental Shelf north and west of th..
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Sans Souci plans fail in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - For the second time, a controversial high rise project is rejected in Cape Coral. The city council voted down the Sans Souci Bay development Monday night by a si..
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Sonar buoy falls off Navy plane, lands on Florida home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

MANDARIN, Fla. (AP) - A sonar buoy from a Navy plane on a training flight crashed through the roof of a north Florida home. Officials say the P-3 Orion had just taken off from Jack..
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Southwest Floridians go back to work

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Josh Carroll

It's a promising sign that the unemployment numbers have dropped.  people are finding work...while others are still desperately searching.Home-tech recently hired several new ..
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