Celebrity waiter event raises money for SWFL kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Join Child Care of Southwest Florida to help raise scholarship money for local kids.  The 2nd Annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner and Auction will be held S..
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Cape Coral McDonald's on hiring spree

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - McDonald's is having a job fair Tuesday at several of its Cape Coral locations. The news comes a day after economists announced the recession is over and has bee..
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Dine to donate benefits United Way

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  Starting Monday, September 20th through Friday Perkins Restaurants in Lee and Charlotte Counties will help support the United Way through "Dine to Donate"...
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America's most decorated gymnast, Shannon Miller, stops by WINK

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. - America's Most Decorated Gymnast Shannon Miller will be the featured guest tonight at Art of the Olympians' special reception . You are invited to celebrate the ..
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Fitness Fridays: No excuses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Gold's Gym General Manager Mike Drumm finds solutions to the most popular excuses people give for not working out.  Watch Mike D. every Friday morning at 7 ..
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With poverty levels up Salvation Army offers help

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The poverty rate in Lee County is 73 times higher than the national average. A recent report by the Brookings Institute says the rate jumped from 10.6% in 2008 t..
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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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