World's Largest swimming lesson set for June 14

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday June 14th, thousands of kids and adults at aquatic facilities around the globe will unite to set a new global record for THE WORLD’S LARGEST SWI..
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Juneteenth Celebration in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the U.S.    Southwest Florida is holding a day of remembrance this..
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US wildfires fuel urgency for forest restoration

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - As firefighters battle blazes in New Mexico and Colorado that have forced evacuations and destroyed hundreds of structures, the U.S. Forest Service chief i..
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FAMU hazing suspects to be formally arraigned today

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Alex Fruin

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A judge will formally read the charges against the 11 Florida A&M band members facing felony charges in the hazing death of a drum major. They're bein..
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Tourist says airboat captain was feeding gator before attack

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

EVERGLADES CITY, Fla - A tourist on the airboat Tuesday tells WINK News the airboat captain was holding a fish when an alligator bit off his hand. FWC officials would not confirm t..
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Let's Eat! Tuna Mignon

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 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 tuna mignon is chef Ryan Mitchell from Fleming's Stea..
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JP Morgan CEO to Testify

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

NEW YORK (AP) - JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon plans to apologize before members of Congress today for a trading loss that has cost the bank more than $2 billion. In prepared testi..
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Kickin' it at Zoomers as park prepares to open

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Zoomers Family Amusement Park is finally set to open this week, 10 years after plans for the park were first announced.  We sent our own big kid, Kyle Jorda..
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Actor Rob Schneider stops by WINK

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 FORT MYERS, Fla. Emmy-nominated actor Rob Schneider is well known for his longtime relationship with Adam Sandler and Sandler's production company, Happy Madison.  ..
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Closing Arguments in Clemens Trial Today

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

WASHINGTON (AP) - After an eight-week trial, jury deliberations are expected to begin later today in Washington in the perjury trial of former baseball pitcher Roger Clemens. Prose..
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FGCU creates theatre for kids

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kyle Jordan

ESTERO, Fla. - The theatre department at FGCU is tapping into the wonder of a child's imagination with a series of plays aimed directly at kids.  Fireworks, Waterworks, and Ot..
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All eyes on Arizona today

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Voters in Virginia, Maine, Nevada, North Dakota and South Carolina are going to the polls for primary elections today -- but one of the most closely-watc..
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Task Force Review of Self-Defense Law

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott's task force on Citizen Safety and Protection is set to hold its first public meeting just miles away from where Trayvon Martin was fatally sh..
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Auburn Shooting Standoff Ends

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

 MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Authorities in Montgomery have left a home where they believed the man charged with fatally shooting three people near Auburn University might have be..
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Opening Statements Today in Sandusky Trial

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has arrived at a Pennsylvania courthouse for the start of his child sex-abuse trial. Sandusky arrived at the..
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Commerce Dept. says Sec. Bryson suffered seizure

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) - U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson suffered a seizure in connection with two Los Angeles-area traffic crashes that led to a felony hit-and-run citation ..
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Stick a fork in Cancer June 8th

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS Fla.- Friday, June 8th, when you have your date night and go out to eat, you can help fight cancer. Here today to tell us all about the Stick a Fork in Cancer Campaign i..
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Governor Rick Scott stops by WINK

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Friday, Governor Rick Scott had a busy day in Southwest Florida. He was scheduled to making several stops, including the Lee County Sheriff's Office where he will..
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Private Manning Back in Court

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - An Army private accused of causing an enormous spillage of U.S. intelligence secrets is returning to a Fort Meade courtroom to learn whether some of the char..
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Rulings due on WikiLeaks dismissal motions

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Alex Fruin

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - An Army private accused of causing an enormous spillage of U.S. intelligence secrets is returning to a Fort Meade courtroom to learn whether some of the char..
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