Local teen meets Twilight stars

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Tiffani Maurice is an FGCU student and big twilight fan! She's originally from Lehigh Acres and loves both the movies and the books.  She has now attended her..
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Local kids on national tv after lemonade stand success

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Two Southwest Florida kids, sickened by pictures of oily birds take action and it paid off. 9-year old Kaitlyn and 6-year old Jonathon Wagner of Port Charlotte raised more than $30..
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Two Tampa police officers killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - 2 PM UPDATE:  TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have located a woman wanted for questioning in the deaths of two Tampa police officers.  Authorities say t..
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Vice President visits Florida gulf coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

PENSACOLA, Fla.-Vice President Joe Biden makes a visit to the troubled gulf region.  It will be his first trip to the area since the disaster in the gulf began.  He's exp..
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Storms hamper cleanup in Pensacola

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

PENSACOLA, Fla.-Heavy storms and lightening pushed more oil onto Pensacola Beach, which is already struggling to keep visitors. The storms churned up more bad news on Pensacola Bea..
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Jimmy Buffett concert delayed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

GULF SHORES, Ala.-Jimmy Buffett's free beach concert is being rescheduled.  Organizers are concerned the increased surf from Tropical Storm Alex will threaten the stage. ..
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Bennett's launches new donut flavors

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The WINK News Now morning news team tastes two new creations at Bennett's Fresh Roast.  The maple bacon donut and the key lime donut are brand new.  What..
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Senator Robert Byrd dies at 92

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia, a fiery orator versed in the classics and a hard-charging power broker who steered billions of federal dollars to the state of ..
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WINK goes inside the governor's war room

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

PENSACOLA, Fla.-WINK News is granted a rare opportunity. An inside look into Governor Charlie Crist's "war room" as he prepares the statewide response for the oil spill. Much of th..
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Shooting victim recovers in hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla.-A Sunday night shooting in San Carlos Park sent a woman to the hospital. That woman was shot inside her home and at last check she is recovering Monday mornin..
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Realtor Denny Grimes explains finding your home's value

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla- Whether selling or buying one of the biggest real estate questions today is what is the home in questions worth? Assessed value, appraised value, market value an..
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Free Food Fridays

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-On Friday, June 25th at Lehigh Elementary School, The Salvation Army will once again prepare to put its canteen (mobile feeding unit) into action. From 8am to 12 n..
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Health Alert: Reusable grocery bags

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

TEMPE, Ari.-You might think you're doing the planet good by using reusable grocery bags, but be careful! Researchers at the University of Arizona conducted a study and found that 9..
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Lehigh teen goes to LA premiere of Eclipse

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Lehigh teen Tiffani Maurice heads to Los Angeles for a second time to catch all the red carpet action with the stars of the "Twilight" saga. This is Tiffani's second time to attend..
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Are you happy?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Are you happy? If the answer is no there's a new book that promises simple steps to finally finding fulfillment. WINK News Anchor Lindsay Liepman spoke exclusively to the author, C..
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Viewer's View: Beach Ads

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Lee County launches an aggressive beach ad campaign that's airing around the nation.  We want to know what you think? Are they effective and do you think it's a good use of mo..
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Tuesday primaries: An anti-establishment year?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

  WASHINGTON (AP) - South Carolina Republicans nominated a teaparty-backed Indian-American woman to run for governor and aconservative black man to run for Congress from the f..
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McChrystal could get marching orders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON (AP) - With the ramped-up war in Afghanistan at a precarious moment, President Barack Obama prepared to hear his top war commander explain biting published complaints ab..
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10,000-acre wildfire barely contained in AZ

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Fire crews battling the so-called Schultz fire that has threatened hundreds of homes have made some progress, bringing 10 percent of the 10,000-acre wildfir..
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Grandfather accused of murder enters 'Not Guilty' plea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.-The Lehigh Acres grandfather accused of killing his 3-month-old grandson, entered a plea of 'not guilty' Monday in a Lee County courtroom. Manuel Rosales didn't sa..
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