First and only all news radio station launches in Southwest Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Southwest Florida’s locally owned broadcast group Fort Myers Broadcasting Company announced Monday they will be expanding the WINK NEWS brand name to radio ..
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NEW DETAILS: Driver dies when car submerged in canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The driver of a car submerged in a canal near Ava Maria University died early Monday morning.  The Florida Highway Patrol says 19 year old Alex Klucik w..
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Cooling system fails on Space Station

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA officials are stressing thatthe crew on the International Space Station is in no danger, andthat the orbiting complex is in a stable situation afte..
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Real estate investment strategies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Investors are getting back into the real estate business but to do it they need a different kind of strategy than homebuyers. WINK News Real Estate contributor D..
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Police: Intoxicated driver crashes car, killing 4

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police say an Orlando man and his three sons are dead after their car was struck by an intoxicated driver who sped through a red light.The St. Petersbur..
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Dennis Rodman unhurt when Land Rover flips in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - An SUV carrying former NBA star Dennis Rodman in South Florida flipped over but he wasn't hurt.      Sgt. Mark Wysocky of the ..
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Space station cooling system suddenly shuts down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA officials are stressing that the crew on the International Space Station is in no danger, and that the orbiting complex is in a stable situation af..
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Backpack giveaway draws thousands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Nearly 3,000 people showed up for free school supplies during the 11th annual Big Backpack Event. The line at the Harborside Event Center in downtown Fort Myers ..
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Man charged in Tampa police impersonation, rape

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa police have arrested a 31-year-old man on charges that he posed as a law enforcement officer, stopped a female motorist and raped her.The Tampa Police Depa..
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Search continues for suspect in deadly Fort Myers shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police say they're still looking for the suspect in a deadly shooting on Saturday morning.52 year-old Bobbie Marshall is suspected in the shooting dea..
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Arrest made in Fort Myers baby shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police say a 19 year-old man will face charges in a shooting that sent an infant to the hospital.Police say Felipe Escalante accidentally shot the child while ha..
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WINK News exclusive: Family in mourning after child killed in tragic boat accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

FORT MYERS, Fla - A family is mourning the loss of a child following a tragic boating accident.Family and friends of 11 year old Michael Duda gathered inside their Gateway home Sat..
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Suspect on the loose in deadly Fort Myers shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A man has died after a shooting on Wright Street in Fort Myers.Police first responded to shots fired on the 2100 block of Wright Street just before 11am Saturday..
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Lee County boy killed in Keys boating accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PLANTATION KEY, Fla. - Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is investigating the death of an 11 year old Lee County boy in the Keys.FWC officers say 11 year-old Michael Duda was th..
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Fort Myers one year-old baby hospitalized with gunshot wound

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police say a one year-old infant has been hospitalized after being shot in the abdomen.The shooting happened on the 2500 block of Wright Street around 1:30 Satur..
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Man accused of ramming police car, leading officers on chase

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers police arrest a man accused of ramming a marked patrol car and leading officers on a chase.Police say Erving Toombs faces charges of driving without a..
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FHP: Pregnant woman, unborn child killed in crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says a pregnant Tampa woman and her unborn child are dead, and seven other children injured, after a crash in southwest Florida.&nb..
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Santa Barbara Extension soon to open in Collier

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The two-mile Santa Barbara Boulevard Extension (Davis Boulevard to Rattlesnake Hammock Road is set to open to traffic later Monday August 2nd. The county&rsqu..
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Woman harassed by scammers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - "I was ready to laugh in his face." It isn't easy to get one over on this woman. Marilyn, as she wants to be called, says a man has been calling for a week, ..
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10 year old boy allegedly molests 12 year old girl

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A 10 year old child is arrested in an unthinkable crime.  Another child alleges he molested her while she was sleeping.Some of the details in the boy's ..
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