Interstate murder mystery remains unsolved

Updated 2 hours ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Authorities are asking for the public’s help gathering any information in the murder of a Lee County woman whose body was dumped alongside I-75 i..
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Community Cooperative Ministries gives back on Thanksgiving

Updated 6 hours ago   
By: Samantha Smink

FORT MYERS, Fla -- Today is a day meant for giving thanks and the opportunity to help others. The Community Cooperative Ministries handed out hundreds of thanksgiving meals for peo..
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Florida AG releases a buying guide

Updated 9 hours ago   
By: Erin Sheehan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is giving consumers her own version of a holiday shopping guide. Bondi is releasing a 114-page guide online that include..
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Bonita Drive crime scene investigation

Updated 17 hours ago   
By: Ann Peay

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Lee County Sheriff deputies are on the scene of a possible shooting in Bonita Springs.  A neighbor tells WINK News that he saw four men enter the home a..
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Check your flight status here

Updated 18 hours ago   
By: Corey Lazar

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Now begins the busiest and most stressful travel time of the year. Add in a winter storm up north and you can expect delays and cancellations right before Th..
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Real deal on outlet stores

Updated 22 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LEE COUNTY, Fla. (CONSUMER REPORTS) - We’re spending more than ever at outlet malls. Sales are expected to top $42 billion this year, according to the trade publication Value..
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Gulf Coast Showcase tournament gaining popularity

Updated 22 hours ago   
By: Morgan Frances

ESTERO - Over at Embassy Suites in Estero, it's obvious basketball teams are in town. "A lot of tall people walking through here," said the Embassy Suites Director of Sales, Jennif..
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Fort Myers man says 25i killed his nephew

Updated 22 hours ago   
By: Christina Lusby

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A new deadly drug known as "25i" is in Southwest Florida. A man says the drug killed his nephew in April. "This destroys everyone's life," exclamined Kyle Conway ..
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Beach scape project helps preserve sand on FMB

Updated 16 hours ago   
By: Megan Contreras

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.-  The Town of Fort Myers Beach is working to preserve its beach sand. They are putting several different kinds of plants outside of beach front homes to..
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Grant scam can cost businesses big money

Updated 22 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

(CONSUMER ALERT) - Starting up a new business can be tough and saying no to people offering to help get you start-up money can be even tougher. Lisa Cooley still can't believe she ..
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13-year-old remains in hospital after being hit by car

Updated 22 hours ago   
By: Dave Culbreth

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A teenager is in the hospital after being hit by a car. Police identified the victim as 13-year-old Anthony Eklund. Troopers say Kelli Flaherty faces charge..
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Heavy rains flood Sanibel golf courses

Updated 22 hours ago   
By: Adam Wright

SANIBEL, Fla. -  Flooding forced the closure and partial closure of golf courses on Sanibel Island Wednesday. Staff at The Dunes Tennis and Golf Club say they got 4 to 5 inche..
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Local man arrested for heroin trafficking

Updated 22 hours ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

Bonita Springs, Fla. - WINK News is revealing new details about a man, Lee county deputies say, is a known heroin trafficker.  Alan Nunez-Nino is accused of running ..
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Sip & Send packing hundreds of care packages for soldiers

Updated 22 hours ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Hundreds of American heroes are getting special gifts this holiday season. It's all thanks to one Cape Coral business and your donations! Sip & Send is busy p..
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Man accused of making meth in public bathroom

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 20-year-old man is accused of trying to set up a meth lab in a restroom at a park in New Smyrna Beach.    The Daytona..
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Travelers pack RSW for busiest travel day of the year

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- People hoping to catch a flight on time packed Southwest Florida International Airport on the busiest travel day of the year. WINK News has been monitoring the fl..
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American Sand Sculpting Championship closed Wednesday

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Sam Mount

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- The 28th Annual American Sand Sculpting Championship, the largest sand sculpting competition in the state of Florida, will be closed today as organizers loo..
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Suspect arrested in fatal shooting near school

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Sakina Bowser

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say they've arrested a teenage suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred near a Miami Gardens high school last week.    Miami-..
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Gov. Rick Scott and staff used private email account

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Sakina Bowser

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott exchanged emails dealing with vetoes, the state budget and his speeches from a private email account, according to records turned o..
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Supreme Court unseals documents and transcript

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Sakina Bowser

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The extent that Republican consultants went to influence Florida's redrawing of congressional and legislative districts was placed into public view on Tues..
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