Best buys at Walmart

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Consumer Reports) - Big box stores like Walmart are known for their savings but experts say not everything is worth a low price. Consumer Reports takes a look at ..
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Police discover underground growhouse operation in Lehigh

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Carolyn Brewster

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Deputies uncovered a major drug operation taking place underground. Officials responded to a tip of a possible grow house located on the 500 block of Scott Aven..
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Package from Florida State shooter found in Texas

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A law enforcement official says a package mailed by a man who shot three people at a Florida State University library was delivered in Texas and is being i..
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Florida unemployment rate drops to 6 percent

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate is dropping again.    The state's unemployment rate fell to 6 percent for October. That's a small dip of 0.1 per..
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Space station rarity: 2 women on long-term crew

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - For only the second time in the history of the International Space Station, the long-term crew will include two women. But after years of training, the ..
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Teen accused of threats to 'shoot up the school'

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida teenager is accused of making threats on Instagram to "shoot up" a school.    The 17-year-old from Fort Myers was arreste..
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Deputies: Baby sitter stole money from family

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) - Deputies say a baby sitter is accused of stealing almost $17,000 from a family in Palm Beach County.    Sheriff's officials say 54-year-old ..
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Monroe County Sheriff's office warns of hit man email scam

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Sakina Bowser

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Officials in the Florida Keys are warning of an email scam that that claims to be from a "professional hit man" hired by a friend to kill the person receiving..
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Florida State shooter went from liked to troubled

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State graduate Myron May seemed to change from a well-liked young attorney to would-be killer in a matter of months, stopped only by a fusillade of..
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Local FSU student in library during shooting

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Corey Lazar

FORT MYERS, FL.--In an emotional WINK News exclusive, we're hearing from a local Florida State student who was just feet from the gunman as he opened fire.That girl tells only wink..
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Some students sit out of Barron Collier choir performance

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- For the first time in years, the Barron Collier performed somewhere new at the auditorium at Gulf Coast High School. But behind the beautiful sounds, you'll h..
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FGCU men's soccer loses at NCAA Tournament

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

Written by Jason McBain CONWAY, S.C. – After 85 minutes of scoreless action, the FGCU men's soccer team (8-7-5) surrendered a goal in the 86th minute to No. 25 Coastal C..
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Lewis in the hunt after day one of LPGA Championship event

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Stacy Lewis was three shots out of the lead Thursday and one step closer to the largest payoff in women's golf at the CME Group Tour Championship. Lewis overcam..
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South Fort Myers ready for 2nd round challenge

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Bill Halter

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- 9-2 South Fort Myers will play at 10-1 Winter Haven on Friday night in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs.  Both teams have great speed and talent wit..
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Cape Coral mother upset over daughter's walk to school

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - As a parent, you would do anything to keep your child safe. One mom in the Cape says she's going to fight until her daughter's walk to school is safe.Rachel Rhod..
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Journal indicates FSU shooter suspected government

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida State University alumnus and attorney who shot three people at the school's library early Thursday believed the government was targeting him for ..
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Barron chorus kicks off 1st concert after church controversy

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Barron Collier High School chorus kicks off its first concert since students and parents protested against the school district. They wanted the district t..
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Best cell phone services

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Consumer Reports) - The vast majority of people get their cell phone service from one of the four major wireless providers: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint..
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Sanibel is bringing in extra money from the tolls

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Megan Contreras

SANIBEL, Fla.- Tonight, WINK News is asking if a multimillion dollar surplus will equal savings for you? Drivers pay $6 each time they cross the Sanibel Causeway and the tolls have..
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David Leadbetter talks women's golf

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Morgan Frances

NAPLES, Fla. - With the early showing of crowds at the LPGA CME Group Tour Championship, many are talking about the growing popularity in women's golf. "They've definitely become m..
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