More than 2 million gallons of oil-water mix collected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard says about 2.1 million gallons of an oil-water mix has been collected since a spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC chief operating officer ..
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2 dead in alligator alley crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Two people died Saturday morning near mile marker 92 on I-75.  FHP Lt. Chris Miller confirms two people were killed after the car they were driving in we..
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Local Moms Win Storybook Mother's Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Four local mothers were given the surprise of a lifetime Friday. Their kids secretly entered them in the WINK News Story Book Mother's Day Contest. With an armored..
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Second gun seized at Lee County school this week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

LEE COUNTY - Authorities seize two guns found at two Lee County schools this week.  On Friday, a 15-year-old from Fort Myers High School was found with a gun in his duffel bag..
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Lee County want you to help clean up beaches ahead of oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

Fort Myers Beach, Fla - Lee County officials are asking residents to hit the beach and pick up trash. The plan part of a series of things the county says residents can do in pre..
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Vietnam veteran's remains finally home after 38 years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

ARCADIA, Fla. - A Vietnam veteran's remains are finally brought home to Arcadia. For nearly four decades, he was listed as M.I.A. and tonight, his family is grateful to finally hav..
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Naples High Softball Top in the Land

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Dario Melendez

NAPLES, Fla.- The Naples High Softball team won the 4-A State Championship back in 2008, thanks to a strong performance on the mound by All-Star Jaclyn Traina. Two years later, the..
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Playground nearly complete in memory of Cape Coral boy; help still needed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Cape Coral, Fla -  Hundreds of volunteers work for weeks to complete a special playground in Cape Coral. The Liam J Perk playground is named in honor of a 2 year old boy kille..
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Limo driver arrested on stalking charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Sheriff's Office Deputies arrested a limo driver on charges of stalking and reckless driving, after he allegedly engaged the victim in a game of "cat ..
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Containment Box now in position over oil well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO - A BP-chartered vessel lowered a 100-ton concrete-and-steel vault onto a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, an important step in a delicate and u..
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Cortes Murder Case Verdict: Contreras guilty on all three counts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The jury has deliberated and reached a verdict in the Adam Cortes murder case. Defendant Cesar Contreras has been found guilty on all three counts: premeditated ..
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Driver suffers minor injuries following I-75 rollover crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - New details in the wreck that triggered the temporary closure if I-75 around 10:00 a.m. Friday morning. The 24-year-old driver of one of the vehicles involved in..
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Like a video game: Big box lowered over Gulf well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

UPDATE: Box now in place over oil well ON THE GULF OF MEXICO  - It was part engineering marvel, part video game challenge Friday as crews painstakingly worked to lower a box t..
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Gun seized on Ft. Myers school campus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It was shortly before 11:30 a.m. Friday morning when officers with the Fort Myers Police Department were dispatched to investigate word of a ninth student with a..
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Cape Coral PD nabs three teens linked to burglaries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Police have arrested three teenagers and charged them in connection with at least three residential burglaries that occurred in April.  One suspect has..
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Backing up the mound

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Dario Melendez

Miracle pitcher Kyle Gibson was the Minnesota Twins first round draft back in 2009. A year later,  Gibson is the Number-5 prospect in the entire Twins organization. "As our pi..
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ONLY ON WINK: Jobs coming to Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Josh Carroll

If you've wondered what will be on the site of the old Southwest Regional Hospital, we have the answer.Right now...solid plans are in place... and that means local jobs and a boost..
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More of Gulf closed to fishing because of spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS - Federal officials have expanded an area that is off-limits to fishing because of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrat..
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Feds to examine blowout preventers on oil wells

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators say they are going to examine whether the last-resort cutoff valves (pictured) on offshore oil wells are reliable enough in light of the explos..
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Cape Coral Homeowners Angry over Vegetation Removal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Some homeowners in Cape Coral are angry at the city because it removed a row of vegetation that blocked off a public works storage compound.  The city says the bushes and tree..
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