Driving teens to be safe behind the wheel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Car accidents can happen in a matter of seconds, especially if your eyes are on your mobile phone, instead of on the road. AAA and the Department of Transportati..
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ONLY ON WINK: Child murder suspect bonds out of jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - WINK News confronts the suspected killer of 4-year old Pilar Rodriguez. Overnight Thursday, Melissa Harding-Jones posted bond and walked out of the Charlotte Co..
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Guadalupe gallop supports end to poverty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - The First Annual Guadalupe Gallop kicks off Saturday, September 18th. It's a 5K Race for education that goes to support the programs of the Guadalupe Center of Im..
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Stuck in a Texas traffic jam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Morning Anchor Lindsay Liepman shares a vacation photo snapped by her husband WINK Reporter Nick Spinetto who was stuck in a Texas traffic jam while heading to a friend's wedding.
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Foreclosure crisis continues in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lenders took back more homes in August than in any month since the start of the U.S. mortgage crisis. The increase in home repossessions came even as the number ..
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Making Pork Brasciole

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 It's  Wednesday and here at Wink News it means only one thing - Let's Eat. Here today showing us how to make pork brasciole is Vinny and Uncle Mike from Neapolitan ..
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American hiker freed from Iran

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Sarah Shourd, the American hiker being jailed in Iran has been freed. This according to Iranian state television. Shourd spent more than a year in prison. Irans 'judiciar..
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Judge to hear legal arguments of Obama health plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The Obama administration hopes a federal judge in Pensacola will toss a lawsuit by Florida and 19 other states claiming the president's health care overhaul ..
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Get a massage to help rub out breast cancer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA - For one day only, Massage Envy centers across the nation will offer $49 one-hour therapeutic massage sessions, and donate $15 from each massage directly to the ..
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Real Estate Matters: How to best show off your house

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you're selling your house, the only way to get an offer and a contract is to show it. The better it shows, the better position you'll be in. Real estate contr..
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Car seat safety ratings released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP)-The list of booster seats reviewed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The insurance industry group gave its top marks to 21 of 72 booster seats it..
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Vacation homes for the price of a hotel room

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You've probably been there: on vacation with the family, all crammed into a small, high-priced hotel room. But there might be a way to stretch out and stretch yo..
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Fire call leads to dead body

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A man was found dead inside a Port Charlotte home. Detectives were called to the home on Seashore Avenue around 7:30 Tuesday night.  The original c..
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Goodwill holding job fair for 24 new positions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Goodwill is getting ready to open two new stores and needs 24 part-time employees to staff them. A job fair Wednesday is the place to apply. The job fair wil..
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Southwest Florida budget battles resume

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County leaders are taking on the budget again Tuesday. Right now commissioners are wrestling with a $70 million shortfall. Just last week they asked Sheriff ..
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Colorado wildfire leaves destructive path

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

DENVER (AP) - A wind-whipped wildfire sent flames roaring through a rugged canyon in the Colorado foothills, forcing hundreds of people to flee and destroying dozens of homes - som..
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Labor Day deals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Labor Day is the best time to buy a car and that's not the only bargain out there! According to Kelly Blue book, Labor Day is traditionally the best time to buy a ..
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First Fort Myers Film Festival coming in March

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Get your entries ready, the first Fort Myers Film Festival is coming in March of 2011. The entry fee for locally made films submitted by September 8th is being w..
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Last minute Labor Day travel deals

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's the start of a long weekend and many people will be hitting the roads this Labor Day weekend. If all your summer fun depleted your travel funds, WINK News h..
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September suit drive to help job seekers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - From now until September 30th, the Men's Warehouse is helping job hunters look good for their interviews. A national suit drive is being held at every one of the..
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