Wildlife officials host workshop on black bears

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Wildlife officials are hosting another public workshop to discuss management of black bears in South Florida.    The Florida Fish and Wildlife C..
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Pet Connection

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Janna Rowell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- It's Tuesday, and that means it's time for our "Pet Connection" segment. Doctor Whitney Whitford from the Animal Medical Center of Lehigh Acres joined WINK news ..
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WINK News family grows

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - WINK News This Morning meteorologist Joey Sovine and his wife, Chanel, are expecting their first child this winter. Joey made the announcement Tuesday morning af..
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Estero Fire Department urges safety this 4th

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

ESTERO, Fla. - With the 4th of July just days away, Southwest Florida fire departments are warning of the dangers fireworks can pose. Not only are most fireworks ill..
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Fort Myers Amateur Radio Club hosts field day

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

 NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Amateur Radio Club hopes to further the hobby of ham radio. It's the first line of communication during an emergency if the power is ou..
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Sanibel condos catch fire, lightning is to blame

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Samantha Smink

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla. - WINK New is learning Thursday night's severe storms is the reason at least two families will have to find a new place to stay. Cell phone video from a WINK N..
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Home invasion suspects rob retired officer at gunpoint

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County Deputies are looking for three men who broke into a Lehigh Acres home Friday around 2:00 a.m. It happened on 35th Street W. The victim tells WINK New..
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Gov. Scott announces 220 Comcast jobs coming to SWFL

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott was in Fort Myers for another jobs announcement. This time, he said 220 Comcast jobs will be coming our way. Comcast is the largest mass medi..
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Risks of Indoor Tanning

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Janna Rowell

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- A new study suggests that young people who are exposed to ultraviolet radiation from lamps used for indoor tanning have a greater risk for developing basal cell ..
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Jimmy Dellavalle at "Off the Hook" this weekend

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Janna Rowell

FORT MYERS, Fla-- Jimmy Dellavalle, also known as "Brooklyn Buddha," is described as a breath of fresh air.  While discussing his life experiences with WINK News Anchor Rob Sp..
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Texas Roadhouse gives tips for perfect ribs

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Janna Rowell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Earlier this month, our John Trierweiler featured Texas Roadhouse, and the "Pink Heals" rib-eating contest fundraiser on Where's Wink Now. With the Fourth of July..
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Congressman-Elect Clawson heads to Washington, D.C.

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Congressman Elect Curt Clawson is heading to Washington, D.C. He will be sworn in today as the new Representative for Southwest Florida. Clawson won District 19 ..
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Explore the world of science this summer

Updated 1 month ago   
By: John Trierweiler

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's a chance to play mad scientist and dive in to the world of science, humanities, and art activities at the Imaginarium in Fort Myers. Camp i-Sci 2014 is once ..
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A Stroke of Generosity Golf Tournament

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Janna Rowell

There's a great event this weekend, where you can get on the links, while also helping a great cause! You even have a chance to go wild game hunting in New Zealand. Ken Jones ..
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Pet Connection

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Janna Rowell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's Tuesday, and that means it's time for our pet connection segment.  Doctor Whitney Whitford from the Animal Medical Center of Lehigh Acres discusses pet..
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Family loses everything in early morning house fire

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Golden Gate Estates family is trying to clean up after a fire tore through their home on 52nd Lane SW. Fire investigators from the State Fire Marshal's off..
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Southwest Florida Events

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Janna Rowell

There are plenty of fun events happening around Southwest Florida this week. From a talent show, to a dress auction, Gina Birch has all the details.
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Comedian Brian Regan at BBMann tonight

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- You can check out comedian Brian Regan tonight at the Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall. Tickets are still available for the 7 p.m. show. Critics and peers agre..
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Naples Zoo celebrates World Giraffe Day

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

NAPLES, Fla.- Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is celebrating the tallest animal on the planet on the longest day of the year with fun and wild prizes. Today, the Naples Zoo along w..
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SUV crash on Buckingham Road kills 2 women

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the two women killed in a crash around 7:30 a.m. According to FHP, 37-year-old Jacqueline Cherry and 19-year-old Mike'Ki..
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