Death Investigation Underway in Lehigh Acres

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Janna Rowell

A death investigation is underway in Lehigh Acres, according to Lee County Deputies. Deputies tell WINK News they found one person shot and killed around 11:00 p.m. Friday night. A..
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Watch your weight during summer soirees

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Memorial Day is a little more than a week away. The unofficial start of summer often takes people outside to celebrate. But those endless summer soirees can sab..
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Dr. Mackoul informs us on MERS

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- MERS is a viral respiratory illness first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. It's since been spreading.  Here to tell us everything we need to know about ME..
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Fleamasters to host 3-day Watermelon Festival

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fleamasters’ Watermelon Festival celebrates the local crop of watermelons with watermelon-themed activities, music and plenty of old-fashioned, family frie..
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Fleming’s Crab Cakes and Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. --  It's Wednesday and that means it's time to fire up the WINK kitchen. Here today showing us how to make crab cakes is Jose Gonzales from Fleming's Prime St..
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Teaching kids fiscal responsibility

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. --  Fiscal responsibility is an important lesson to teach children at a young age. WINK News Money Saving Expert Ruth Soukup is here today to talk about how t..
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Skyler needs a forever home

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's Tuesday and that means it's time for our pet connection segment. Joining us this morning is Dr. Whitney Whitford  from the Animal Medical Center of Le..
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Homegrown nonprofit reaches out to SWFL neighbors in need

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

NAPLES, Fla. - Project Outreach started at the end of 2009, and right now, the Naples-based non-profit has more than 1,000 followers on Facebook and anywhere between 15-60 voluntee..
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Teams needed for Cancer Causes Bed Race

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - “1st Annual Racing for Cancer Causes Bed Race” at Cape Harbour Marina on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 8 AM to 1 PM. All net proceeds from this event w..
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Dr. Kim and hand injuries

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- We all know when we get hurt, for the most part. As it turns out, it's actually common to miss nerve injuries. Dr. Michael Kim is here today to talk about what ..
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Mother's Day activities in Southwest Florida

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Janna Rowell

There are plenty of places holding events today for Mother's Day. The Edison and Ford Winter Estates, Naples Botanical Garden and Naples Zoo are all offering free admission to moth..
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Shots fired at home in Lehigh Acres

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Janna Rowell

Lee County Deputies are investigating several shots fired on Quentin Avenue South in Lehigh Acres. WINK News was first on the scene as deputies searched the area. According to depu..
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Blues, Brews and BBQ at Tin City in Naples today

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

NAPLES, Fla.- Blues, Brews and BBQ is back at Tin City in Naples today. Sponsored by Big C Events, Pinchers Crab Shack and Texas Tony’s BBQ, activities will include..
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Fun weekend events happening in SWFL

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The weekend is here and Gina Birch joined WINK News This Morning to talk about some events happening around Southwest Florida this weekend. The 38th Annual Grea..
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Fitness Mike wants you to stand up for your health

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. --  Several studies over the past year indicate serious health risks can occur from doing nothing. Remaining sedentary for 7-9 hours a day, which most america..
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Veterans Park Academy collects pet supplies for shelters

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Students at Veterans Park Academy for the Arts will be hosting a pet food drive for their second year. The drive runs from Monday, May 12 through Friday, May 1..
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Letter carriers to collect food drive donations at mailboxes

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Letter carriers in Lee County are gearing up for the 22nd annual national letter carrier food drive. The nation’s largest single-day food drive, “Sta..
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Dr. Mackoul talks about the effects of bullying

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Bullying continues to be in the news despite the interventions taking place.  Joining WINK News This Morning to discuss two new studies in bullying is Dr. ..
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Sam Tripoli performing at Off the Hook Comedy Club

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It all started as a dare and it's landed him on stages throughout the country, on TV and even to Afghanistan to perform for our troops.This weekend you can see ..
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Florida Stingrays gear up for playoff home game Saturday

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The semi-pro football team the Florida Stingrays are gearing up for their playoff home game this weekend. Saturday, May 10 at 7 p.m., the Stingrays will face the..
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