Deputies continue investigation at Charlotte RV Park

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

CHARLOTTE HARBOR, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office remains on scene at the Charlotte Harbor RV Park this morning, after a standoff yesterday left two people dead and one..
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Quinnipiac poll: voters split between Gov. Scott and Crist

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Erin Sheehan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- When it comes to the governor's race in Florida, it's a dead heat. According to the just-released Quinnipiac University Poll, likely voters split 42 to 42 percen..
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Experts warn you to be careful shopping this holiday season

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- WINK News is looking into how safe you really are heading into the holiday shopping season. Target, Home Depot, Neiman Marcus, and now Staples, all major comp..
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The News-Press medical marijuana debate

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Corey Lazar

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Will it save lives or be used and abused? Those were some of the arguments at Tuesday's high-profile debate over medical marijuana, sponsored by our partners at T..
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#2 Glades Day at #2 Clewiston is the Game of the Week

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

Clewiston is the second ranked team in Class 4A, Glades Day is ranked second in Class 2A. The teams will clash on Friday night in the WINK Sports Game of the Week
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NASCAR drivers spend the day in Fort Myers

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Bill Halter

FORT MYERS, Fla.- NASCAR drivers Trevor Bayne and Ryan Blaney spoke at South Fort Myers High School and visited patients at the Golisano Children's Hospital Tuesday. They also stop..
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The debate on medical marijuana gets personal

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FORT MYERS, Fla.- John Morgan and former Collier County sheriff Don Hunter went head to head Tuesday in a 30 minute live debate.  Morgan said the reason he has pumped $5 ..
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Police shoot, wound double-homicide suspect

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a north Florida man suspected of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and her mother remains in critical condition following a motorcycle crash and..
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Police: 2 dead in morning Port Charlotte standoff

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A man and a woman are dead after a shooting incident Tuesday morning. Deputies tell WINK News they responded to a call of shots fired at the Charlotte Harbor ..
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Crist, Scott face off in final debate

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Mike Walcher

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Tuesday night is the final face to face meeting between both Florida gubernatorial hopefuls before the November 4th election. Governor Rick Scott and democratic..
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Four local teams ranked in State Poll

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

The Associated Press Top 10 Florida high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous rankings: Class 8A Record Pts Prv  1...
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FGCU hosts alcohol responsibilty week, promotes wise choices

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- College and parties. For some, the two may seem to go hand and hand. Florida Gulf Coast University is hoping to raise awareness, and perhaps change students' live..
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John Morgan and former SWFL Sheriff debate medical marijuana

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Amanda Hall

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The debate over whether to legalize medical marijuana in our state came to Southwest Florida on Tuesday. The biggest backer of Amendment 2, attorney John Morgan d..
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Animal abuse cases on the rise in SWFL

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Megan Contreras

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News is learning animal abuse cases are on the rise in Southwest Florida. In the last two weeks, the Gulf Coast Humane Society (GCHS) has taken on several cr..
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7-year-old in hospital after being trapped under falling TV

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- A 7-year-old girl is at a Tampa hospital after a TV fell on top of her at her home.Ailynn Garcia's family tells WINK News, she was just trying to do her homework w..
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Punta Gorda Airport trains crews with mock disaster drill

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Andrew Scheinthal

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Punta Gorda Airport held a mock disaster to help emergency crews familiarize themselves with the most up-to-date standard operating procedures. Ambulances, f..
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Student and non-profit organization receive scholarships

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

A Fort Myers student and a local non-profit are getting rewarded with scholarships money for their hard work. James Blanks of City of Palms Charter High School was surprised Tuesda..
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Former NFL player raises reward to find 5-year-old's killer

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Christina Lusby

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A former NFL player is stepping up to help catch the killer of the 5-year-old boy shot last week. Andrew Faust died after he was shot during a drive-by shooting o..
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Unaffiliated voters in Florida say no to parties

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Signing up new voters at high schools and job fairs, Carol Davis has noticed that the registrants, especially younger ones, are increasingly choosing neither t..
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Police look for suspect in NFM Mobil armed robbery

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Authorities are looking for the suspect in a armed robbery at a gas station Monday night. Police were dispatched to the Mobil located at 4101 Hancock Bridge..
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