PSU: McQueary won't coach Saturday due to threats

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State says assistant coach Mike McQueary won't coach the Nittany Lions on Saturday because "multiple threats" have been made against him.  ..
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Francona may be out as Red Sox manager

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

BOSTON (AP) - Terry Francona met with Boston Red Sox management on Friday to discuss his future as manager. Shortly after the meeting, Francona, owner John Henry, and chairman..
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Southwest Florida remembers Lee Roy Selmon

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Floridians are mourning the loss of Lee Roy Selmon, a NFL Hall of Famer remembered for pushing the limits on and off the field. He's remembered for doing things b..
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It's official: FGCU is now a Division 1 school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- It is a distinction more than five years in the making. Florida Gulf Coast university officials learned Thursday afternoon that the university is now officially an NC..
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Lehigh Acres man killed in motorcycle accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- WINK News has learned the name of the man killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday afternoon. Gerardo Perez, Jr., 23, of Lehigh Acres, died after his motorcycle ..
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New website to try to bring soccer team to Cape Coral announced

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Clayton Ferraro

A new website has been started as an initiative to bring a top amateur men's soccer team to Cape Coral.  You can sign the petition at www.bringtheteam.com.
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Fla. woman charged with shaking baby in stroller

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) - A 29-year-old southwest Florida woman has been arrested after witnesses said she repeatedly plucked a baby from its stroller and shook it vigorously. Witnesses..
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Jetpacks become a reality in Key West

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

KEY WEST, Fla. - Visitors to the Florida Keys can now pretend to be and fly like James Bond with a new watersport providing levitation-like flight.Jetpack Adventures is based in Ke..
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Ad mistake adds insult to injury for Heat fans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MIAMI (AP) - The Mavericks' win over the Heat was a huge upset for fans in Miami, especially after an ad in the local paper mistakenly congratulates the Heat on the win.  ..
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UFF State Championship

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

We're Kickin' it with Kyle in Port Charlotte with some members of the semi-pro football team, The Florida Veterans.  They are playing this weekend for the UFF State Championsh..
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Fort Myers Miracle help OSU football fans 'rest the vest'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Miracle are drawing on current events to draw fans.  The Minnesota Twins Class A affiliate wanted to help heartbroken Ohio State football fan..
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Bowling to Vegas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachid Haoues

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Jimmy Sella is helping to put Charlotte County on the map. The 20-year-old just qualified for the Junior Bowling Nationals in Las Vegas, Nevada.He's the only..
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Bank teller arrested for stealking 50K from bank customer.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Howie Grace

Financial crimes against senior citizens are nothing new in Southwest Florida. We hear about them on an almost daily basis. There are constant warnings from law enforcement agenci..
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End of an era at City of Palms Park

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla.-   An era comes to an end today in Fort Myers. The Boston Red Sox play their final spring training game at City of Palms Park Tuesday. As the team's 2011 spri..
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FGCU takes on Florida in WNIT tournament

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla- The buzz started a few days ago after the women's basketball team took drown Drexel.  Now they're taking on the University of Florida on their home turf. And ..
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ONLY ON WINK: NFL players talk future, draft boycott

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - Managing money when no checks are coming in is the main topic among NFL players early in the lockout. Several members of the NFL Players Association's boa..
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WINK News Bracket Challenge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Get ready for buzzer beaters and upsets. March Madness starts today,  but we'll call it Bracket Madness for our purposes. This year WINK News wants to make you a winner. Amber..
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Wounded soldier lives a dream

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Michael Araujo was supposed to be in Fort Stewart today finishing up his last few weeks in the Army. Instead, a local veteran pulled some strings with his sa..
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Twins hit the field today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Lee County Fla.      Today the Minnesota Twins will  have their first full workout here in Lee County.     Our Kyle Jordan is live..
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Southwest Florida athlete takes bronze medal at U.S. Open Championship

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - A Lee County high school student is celebrating a top showing at a national taekwondo tournament in Texas.Chris Kreis won a bronze medal in sparring in the 14-17 ..
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