Gov. Scott honoring Dr. King

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott will walk in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade in downtown Jacksonville.    The governor's of..
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'Tis the Season for Stone Crabs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

Lee County, Fla. --  Lee County commercial fishermen average 134,213 pounds of stone crab claws each year. That's only five percent of the 2.72 million pounds of stone crab cl..
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Helicopters fly into jetBlue Park for Air Show Saturday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Helicopters are flying into jetBlue Park Saturday for the American Heroes Air Show. The event will showcase aviation's role in law enforcement, public safety, sea..
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Fitness Friday: mistakes on the elliptical machine

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anne Richards

We are well into January 2013 and everyone is trying to keep up with new year's resolutions.  If you've decided to exercise more, there are some common mistakes you should wat..
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It's a HUGE day for Wink News Feeds Families

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk is Saturday and we want you to step up and lend a hand. Any donation can help toward the fight to end hunger in Southwest..
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Former Lee County Commissioner Brian Bigelow arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Former Lee County Commissioner Brian Bigelow is out of jail on $12,000 bond after police arrested him overnight on drug charges. A judge has ordered him to ..
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Early voting chages on the way?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott says more early voting days are needed to alleviate the long lines and delays in counting ballots that were a problem last November..
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Keeping up with new year's resolutions

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anne Richards

If you're struggling to keep your new year's resolution -- to lose some weight -- you're not alone.  Kim Barber with Weight Watchers explains how to get yourself back on track..
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Homeowner refinance programs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Drew Trifelos

   Many homeowners who are struggling to stay current on their mortgage are wondering what governmental programs are still available to them, especially after all the rec..
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Eating patterns can lead to digestive problems

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anne Richards

When most kids settle into predictable eating patterns, stomachaches can come and go quickly.  But sometimes digestive problems are a sign of something more serious.  Dr...
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Cast & crew of 'Mary Poppins' takes WINK News backstage

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Everyone's favorite nanny is in town this week, as the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall presents the Broadway musical "Mary Poppins." The cast and crew of the..
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Militants: 35 hostages die in Algerian raid

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - Algerian forces raided a remote Sahara gas plant on Thursday in an attempt to free dozens of foreign hostages held by militants with ties to Mali's rebel Is..
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Trayvon Martin scholarship

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The parents of Trayvon Martin are presenting a scholarship in their son's name during a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Daytona Beach.    ..
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1 killed, 1 injured in overnight motorcycle crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Both directions of Colonial Boulevard are now re-opened after a deadly overnight accident. The Fort Myers Police Department says 34-year-old Eric Danie..
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Saving money in the New Year

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla As you know, your pay check is smaller now and it might have you looking for ways to save money and live within your means this year. Our Money Saving Expert Ruth S..
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Learn about the American Heroes Air Show

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. The American Heroes Air Show is landing in Fort Myers this Saturday. Joining us this morning is Deputy Bryan Smith to tell us a little bit about what to expect thi..
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2 dead, 13 hurt after helicopter crashes in London

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LONDON (AP) - Police say it was "something of a miracle" that there weren't more deaths and injuries when a helicopter fell on a crowded street in central London today during morni..
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Let's Eat! Italian style turkey meatballs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Derek Miloff

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 some italian-style turkey meatloaf is Chef Vinny from the Ne..
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Fla. board hears report on FAMU hazing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The board that governs Florida's universities is discussing a blistering report that contends Florida A&M University officials failed to follow state l..
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Merit pay lawsuit

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A judge is holding a hearing to decide on a union challenge to Florida's new law setting up a merit pay system for teachers and ending tenure for new hires..
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