Let's Eat! Champagne shrimp and scallops pasta

Updated 3 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 champange shrimp and scallop pasta is Matt Fales from Carra..
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Braving the cold in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. Some of the first people to brave the cold temperatures that moved into Southwest Florida overnight were those walking in the early morning hours to the bus stop. ..
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Braving the cold in Hendry County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FELDA, Fla. Citrus growers hope their preparations were enough to prevent significant damage after this morning's hard freeze.  Some parts of our inland area saw temperatures ..
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Preparing for a cold snap in Southwest Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Farmers in Southwest Florida are bracing for the coldest temperatures the area has seen in nearly a year. Many farmers began pumping moisture into the ground as e..
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Salvation Army reaches their Red Kettle Goal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- This morning WINK News is the first to learn how much the Salvation Army raised during their Red Kettle Campaign. Billy Fuccillo of Fuccillo KIA  presented a..
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New Year, right attitude

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A New Year comes with New Year resolutions. And there's no shortage of advice on how to break old habits or make the new ones stick, especially when it comes to d..
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Michael Yo stops by WINK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- If you watch E!, then you know this morning's guest. But besides hanging out on the red carpet and hosting his own radio show, he is a comedian, too. And you can ..
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Boat recovery mission near Lovers Key

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

ESTERO ISLAND, Fla.- Crews will be back on the water this morning for a second day of trying to pull a charred boat from the water near Lovers Key. Crews worked for hours yesterday..
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Lynne Koplitz stops by WINK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Do you have New Year's Eve  plans? If not head down to Marco Island's Off the Hook Comedy Club to see our next guest funny woman Lynne Koplitz.
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Choose To Win Banquet featering Lou Holtz

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.  You are not born a winner or loser , but a chooser. And next month you have a chance to hear that message loud and clear from Sports Legend Lou Holtz.&n..
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Amazing rolling skate act at Cirque Dreams "Holidaze"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A holiday show for the whole family is now playing at the the Barbara B. Mann center.Cirque Dreams "Holidaze" combines acrobatics with a holiday musical. Some of ..
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Americans hopeful 2012 will be better

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new poll finds Americans are hopeful that 2012 will be a positive year for their families and the country after a mostly forgettable 2011. The Associated P..
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Five days until Iowa caucus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa's GOP presidential contest remains deeply unsettled, if not downright strange, five days before the Jan. 3 caucus. Congressman Ron Paul is d..
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Cirque Dreams 'Holidaze' sneak peak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A holiday show for the whole family is now playing at the the Barbara B. Mann center. Cirque Dreams "Holidaze" combines acrobatics with a holiday musical. Some of..
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WINK News welcomes newest addition to the family

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FT. MYERS, Fla. - WINK News is excited to announce the arrival of Micah Collin Spinetto, born at 4:18 on Dec. 28, 2011, to morning anchor Lindsay Liepman and her husband, reporter ..
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Making fried green tomatoes

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- We fired up the WINK kitchen on Wednesday morning, as Greg Stamper from Lee Roy Selmon's taught us how to make southern favorite, fried green tomatoes. Here's wha..
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5 money tips to get you back on budget

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Chances are, you probably blew your budget doing your Christmas shopping, but with the New Year just around the corner money-saving expert Ruth Soukup has fi..
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Taliban claiming responsibility for killing 3 NATO members

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban is claiming responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed three NATO service members. The three were killed Tuesday by a roadside bo..
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North Koreans line the street for Kim Jong Il

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Tomorrow, a national memorial service will be held for North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, who died Dec. 17 of a heart attack. Today, tens of ..
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Edison shooting victim identified, gunman still on the loose

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- As hundreds of people finished their last-minute Christmas shopping, police found dozens of shell casings throughout the Edison Mall parking lot. Stray bullets we..
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