Common Cents: 10 Second Rule

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WINK News Now This Morning is kicking off a new segment to save you money. It's called "Common Cents". We'll have a tip a day at 6 am in May to save you cash. Our first tip is from..
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First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit Deadline

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Don't miss out on $8,000! April 30th is the deadline to take advantage of the government's first time home buyer tax credit. You must have, a signed contract on a house by April 30..
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Law Enforcement Torch Run begins Friday morning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Traffic may be slow between the hours of 8 A.M. to 10 A.M. along northbound U.S. 41 as Lee County's annual "Law Enforcement Torch Run" begins Friday. The run, which benefits Specia..
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What's ahead on WXCW 6TV Friday, April 30th

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Rob Spicker has a look at some stories we're following Friday, April 30th on WXCW 6TV
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CPSC announces 2 big crib recalls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government recalled thousands of Simplicity and Graco cribs Thursday, warning that babies could suffocate or strangle in them. The Consumer Product Safety Com..
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Crist will announce Senate decision today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

UPDATE: Crist announces run as independent candidate TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  - The very thing that once made Gov. Charlie Crist the clear Republican choice to run for U.S. Senate i..
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Viewer's View: Arizona immigration law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Call the WINK News Viewer's View Hotline or send us a text message at 1-239-249-8266 to sound off on the latest topic.  What is your reaction to the Arizona Immigration Law?
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New rules to protect airline passengers begins Thursday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

A new rule to protect airline passengers goes into effect Thursday. The new rule prohibits airlines in the U.S. from keeping you on the tarmac for longer than 3 hours.  After ..
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CCSO seeks public's help identifying robbers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

NORTH NAPLES, Fla.-The Collier County Sheriff's Office needs your help catching a pair of robbers. Take a look at brand new surveillance pictures obtained by WINK News from the Che..
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Deputies search for suspect in fatal stabbing on Pine Island

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Update: Police release name of victim in Pine Island stabbing; suspect sought PINE ISLAND, Fla. - Lee County Deputies are searching for a suspect in a fatal stabbing Wednesday nigh..
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Toddler found in pool fights for his life

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Lee County, Fla.-New information about a toddler that nearly drowned in his family's East Lee County pool. The two year-old boy is in critical condition at Healthpark Medical Cente..
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Coming up Thursday on WXCW 6TV

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Rob Spicker takes a look at the stories we're following on WXCW 6TV News 7a-9a on Thursday, April 29th.
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Update: Cape Coral boy hit by car dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A 13 year-old boy hit by a car last night on Del Prado Boulevard has died. This marks Cape Coral's fourth traffic fatality of the year. Ryan Santos was riding hi..
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Viewer's View: Has your opinion on offshore drilling changed?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

The situation off the coast of Louisiana has Governor Charlie Crist changing his mind on offshore drilling.  He now says he opposes the idea. We want to know, has your opinion..
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Southwest Florida Amber Alert is a hoax

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Charlotte County, Fla.-An amber alert circulating across Southwest Florida--is a hoax. The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office tells WINK News they've received several calls about a ..
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2 Year-Old found in family pool

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS SHORES, Fla.-WINK News is awaiting more information this morning on the condition of a 2 year-old child found not breathing in the family pool. Lee deputies say the..
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Supreme Court debates violent video games

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

The Supreme Court is getting involved in the debate over violent video games.  At issue is a California law which bans the sale of violent video games to  children. ..
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Pet Connection: Dr. Whitford answers your questions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Dr. Whitney Whitford from Animal Medical Center of Lehigh Acres answers WINK viewer questions and brings along an adorable cat up for adoption at the Gulf Coast Humane Society. Rel..
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Sesame Street Safari Of Fun opens at Busch Gardens

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

A new attraction is open at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.  It's called Sesame Street Safari of Fun, and it's filled with kid-size rides, water fun, shows, and memorable adventures ..
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Florida lawmakers approve $68 billion budget plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's state employees avoided a pay cut but are facing a fifth straight year without an increase as negotiators agreed a few minutes before midnight Mo..
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