Lehigh throat slashing suspect arrested; investigation continues

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The Lee County Sherrif's Office has charged 43-year-old Manuel De Jesus Rosales with two counts of attempted murder for allegedly cutting the throat of his dau..
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Lee County Math Council Hands Out Awards

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Fort Myers, Fla.-Congratulations to local math teachers recognized as Math Teachers of the Year! Thursday night, WINK News Now This Morning Anchor Lindsay Liepman had the honor of ..
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Superintendent Dr. James Browder to address State of Our Schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Lee County Superintendent Dr. James Browder will make a speech Friday morning as part of the 19th Annual State of Our Schools Breakfast.  The State of our Schools Breakfast is..
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Common Cents: Meals Under $10

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Eating out can be a budget buster.  So we found some common cents recipes from www.allrecipes.com. FOUR CHEESE MACARONI 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 (16 ounce) package elbow m..
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Viewer's View: Is BP Doing Enough?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Thursday, WINK News grilled BP's Chief Operating Officer on what his company is doing to help end the Crisis In The Gulf.  We want to know, do you think BP is doing enough?&nb..
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New Video of Oil Rig Explosion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

This is never-before-seen video the Deepwater Horizon oil rig sinking into the ocean following an explosion on April 20.   National Geographic crews were on the scene hours af..
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Atlantis Astronauts begins 3rd Spacewalk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The Atlantis astronauts have one more big job before leaving the International Space Station. On Friday morning, two of the crew will venture out on the..
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Lee Sheriff's sub-stations to Limit Public Access Hours

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Starting next week, members of the public will be limited in the times they can walk into a Lee sheriff's sub-station and ask for help or file a complaint.   The sub-stat..
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Woman gets fake diploma

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Many unemployed Americans are going back to school to get a job. but one woman trying to get her high school diploma online said she did it all for nothing! It's..
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Instructors for a Collier school say they haven't been paid in months

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Teachers of an apprenticeship program for a Collier County school say they haven't seen paychecks in months. So why are they getting stiffed when the school ..
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97-year-old woman goes para-sailing... again

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPTIVA, Fla. - WINK News found a snowbird who is taking her annual flight to new heights.   She decided to go para-sailing once a year and she started when she was 89, that w..
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Convicted felon: Lying confidential informant sent me to prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

ARCADIA, Fla-- Romill Blandin spent 20 months in prison after he pled guilty to selling and delivering cocaine.  The case against him hinged on undercover video shot by Confid..
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Sharks honor Tudryn the best way they know how

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Dario Melendez

After learning their former coach, Frank Tudryn, passed away Wednesday, we asked the Gulf Coast High Football team if there was ever any doubt they would play their annual spring s..
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Meals on wheels needs volunteers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, FL- Thousands of seasonal residents are headed north for the summer and that could mean big problems for a program that feeds the homebound. Volunteer Meals on Wheels d..
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Lehigh Acres grow house busted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Two arrests have been made in connection with a grow house bust in Lehigh Acres. Lee County Sheriff's Office Deputies got a tip that people in the home on East..
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Asbestos remediation gets underway at College and Summerlin

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Today, workers began removing asbestos contaminated soil from a local road project. Posen Construction will spend the next several weeks sifting through soil on ..
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Naples mom arrested after driving kids around in bug-infested minivan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

NAPLES, Fla. - It was a shocking and gross discovery inside a mini-van. The story is enough to make your skin crawl. When WINK News visited the home of 27-year-old Sarah Rapson, we..
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Cape couple die from carbon monoxide poisoning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

Cape Coral, Fla - New details emerge in the death of an elderly Cape Coral couple. The two were found dead at their home SE 30th Street Wednesday night. Thursday, investigator..
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BP executive speaks with WINK News

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Today, WINK News had the opportunity to chat with BP Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles concerning the next course of action for capping the oil leak, reimburs..
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Cape Coral remains identified

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Authorities have identified the human remains that were discovered in Cape Coral in early April. The remains are said to belong to 51-year-old Edwin H. Warner.&n..
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