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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Step It Up With Steph introduces 'mental exercise'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Stephanie Mansour, C.E.O. of Step It Up With Steph was in the WINK studio to talk about a new concept for weight loss and working out: mental exercise. She's a he..
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How about a new home for Christmas?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Christmas is just two days away, so what better stocking stuffer than keys to a brand new home? Denny Grimes joined us in the studio Friday morning with a look at..
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Let's Eat: Holiday Pinwheels

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Tony and Ed from Anthony's on the Blvd show us how to make holiday pinwheels.  Tortilla Wraps 10", Sliced ham, sliced cheese, soft cream cheese with green foo..
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Five people taken to hospital in US 41 crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Five people, including two kids, were taken to the hospital after a crash on US 41 in Naples. The two car accident happened at 10 p.m. Thursday night on US 41 north ..
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Fuccillo Kia helps the Salvation Army in a 'huge' way

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Red Kettle campaign is under way, but with only three days left to raise money, the Salvation Army is short by more than $100,000 of their goal.Major Tom Loud..
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Fuccillo Kia teams up with Salvation Army to meet its goal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Red Kettle campaign is under way, but with only three days left to raise money, the Salvation Army is short by more than $100,000 of their goal.Major Tom Loud..
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Jimmie J.J. Walker stops by WINK

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- This morning a special treat in fact it's "Dyno-Mite!!" Starting Wednesday night, you can see Jimmie J.J. Walker at Off the Hook Comedy Club in Marco Island and y..
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Expert shares simple gift-wrapping techniques

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- In this previously recorded segment, Sandy Sandler, founder of Crafters 4 Kids and creator of the Bowdabra, shows us easy and inexpensive gift-wrapping techniques..
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Let's Eat: Peppercorn Steak

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Wow your holiday guests with peppercorn steak, shitake mushrooms and green beans. Chef Patrick shows us how to make this wonderful meal which is also available on..
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Only 3 more nights remain to see the 'Holiday Arbor Lights'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS. Fla.- There are only three more nights to take in the holiday lights and fun at the Calusa Nature Center in Fort Myers. About 150,000 lights illumintae the center,..
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Lakeland Police Officer killed in the line of duty

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a central Florida police officer who was shot in the head earlier this week has died. Lakeland police spokeswoman Ann Dinges says 25-year-o..
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Peace River Film Festival is calling for entries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Are you a filmmaker? If you are, listen up. The Peace River Film Festival is looking for you. This year, they will be introducing a new category for films shot wi..
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