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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Let's Eat: Anthony's On The Blvd

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Tony and Ed from Anthony's On The Boulevard stop by the WINK Kitchen to show us how to make the "Italian Stallion" sandwich.  Italian Stallion (Serves Two) Ingredien..
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Florida Governor's race shake-up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A major shakeup in the Florida Governor's race. Bud Chiles is dropping out as an independent candidate. Our partners at the News-Press say Chiles is expected to ..
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Hurricane Earl downgraded to Category 3

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Earl has weakened to a Category 3 storm as it threatens to sideswipe the East Coast. Meanwhile, a hurricane watch that had been effect for the North Carolina..
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Hurricane Earl preparations and evacuations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) - About 30 vehicles have been waiting in line for the first ferry to evacuate Ocracoke Island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, as Hurricane Earl approaches. Hyd..
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Pet Connection: Milo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Dr. Whitney Whitford stops by WINK News Now This Morning with Milo, a cat that's ready for adoption at the Gulf Cost Humane Society. Pet Connection airs every Tuesday in the 7 o'cl..
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Suspicious items in luggage lead to airport arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

 THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Dutch prosecutors say they are questioning two men arrested at Amsterdam's international airport at the request of American authorities who foun..
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Lee considers first round of budget cuts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County Commissioners need to make major cuts to balance a nearly $70 million budget shortfall. Tuesday is the first of three scheduled budget workshops for t..
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Rebates for new air conditioning units

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You could save up to 30% off the cost of a new air conditioning system under a new statewide rebate program.  Florida has $15 million ready to pass out unde..
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Real Estate Matters: Beyond the bad headlines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The news hasn't looked good this week about the state of the housing market but real estate contributor Denny Grimes says it's not all doom and gloom.  Grim..
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County considers what to cut due to budget shortfall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Reducing services, cutting pay and maybe even deeper layoffs. It's all on the table as Lee County commissioners decide how to deal with a $60 million shortfall. ..
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Let's Eat: AZN Azian Cuisine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Spiced Surf & Turf Satay: Filet mignon and jumbo shrimp with Asian spices and ponzu sauce. Satay Recipe (1 Serving): 1 Teaspoon Asian Spice, 6 1 oz. cubes of Filet mignon, 3 Ju..
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SWFL Crimestoppers looking for answers in murder of Lehigh mother

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Trish Routte with Southwest Florida Crimestoppers tells viewers about the Lehigh Acres murder of a young mother.  If you have any information call 1-800-780-TIPS. Southwest Fl..
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