May 20th: Deadliest day on the road for teens

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Research has shown May 20th is the deadliest day for teens on the road.  According to new analysis of crash data from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, May 20th has..
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Tipsters lead police to Naples ATM theft suspect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The Collier County Sheriff's Office has apprehended a North Naples woman who police say stole $100 from an ATM after the previous customer forgot her card in..
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Live feed of Gulf oil spill now available online

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

To view the live feed of the Gulf oil leak, click here. WASHINGTON (AP) - A live video feed that shows the oil gushing from the blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico is now availabl..
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EPA warns oil spill chemical health hazard

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency has directed oil giant BP to use a less toxic form of chemical dispersants to break up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexi..
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Live oil leak video released along with nine days of video, dispersion in Gulf of Mexico floor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

To view the live feed of the Gulf oil leak, click here. WASHINGTON D.C.  -  A week-long tug-of-war between U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and BP over access to video of the Deepwa..
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Owner of cockroach-infested car charged with child neglect

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A mother is arrested after authorities encountered her garbage-strewn, cockroach-infested vehicle. It's said that cockroaches were crawling in the babies' ca..
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Two men with gunshot wounds in stable condition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - Two men found with gunshot wounds by Pasco County authorities after a dispute over a woman are at a hospital in stable condition. Deputies responded to the..
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Tube capturing 210,000 gallons of Gulf oil a day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

COVINGTON, La. (AP) - BP says a mile-long tube it inserted into a leak on the blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico is capturing 210,000 gallons of oil a day, but some is still esca..
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Victim identified in MacDill base shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The FBI says the military veteran fatally shot by one of its agents at MacDill Air Force Base was a 61-year-old Massachusetts resident who was staying at t..
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Accidental carbon monoxide poisoning appears to be cause of two deaths last night

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Authorities have released new information in the deaths of two elderly residents at  228 SE 30th Street in Cape Coral. Authorities now believe that car..
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Authorities say North Ft. Myers apartment fire was accidental

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - An early morning fire in North Fort Myers has been ruled accidental. Firefighters responded to the Palm Avenue apartment building around 5:45 a.m. Thursday..
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Oil arrives on Louisiana shore, edges into key current

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP conceded Thursday that more oil than it estimated is gushing into the Gulf of Mexico as heavy crude washed into Louisiana's wetlands for the first time, feedi..
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Rollover accident snarls traffic on I-75

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Traffic has been snarled on I-75 as the result of a single vehicle rollover accident which was reported shortly after 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 20. The cras..
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Hit and run victim undergoes heart surgery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - WINK News has new details in the case of a hit and run accident that nearly claimed the life of 22-year-old David Mustonen. Mustonen has undergone heart su..
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Common Cents: Money Saving Blogs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WINK News put together a list of three blogs that can save you money. Just bookmark them or add them to your favorites and check them out periodically. First, check out NotMadeOfMo..
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Breaking News: Apartment fire in North Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Firefighters are on the scene of an apartment fire in North Fort Myers.  It broke out early Thursday morning in a second floor apartment in Marina Tow..
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Voluntary recall announced for GE coffee makers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

It's a popular household item sold at a major retailer, and now it's being cited as a risk to consumers.  Is it in your home? There's a major voluntary recall in place right n..
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Atlantis Astronauts get day to relax in orbit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The Atlantis astronauts finally get a chance to relax in orbit, following two grueling spacewalks. Only one spacewalk remains for the shuttle crew, on F..
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Oil spill into loop current toward Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An outer edge of the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill has reached a powerful current that could take it to Florida and beyond, according to government scientists..
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Traffic Alert: Widening project narrows lanes in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Beginning Thursday, May 20, 2010 southbound motorists traveling on Santa Barbara Boulevard between Veterans Parkway and S.W. 28th Terrace will shift to the west side of Santa Barba..
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