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Frogs thriving in SWFL wetlands, still face threats from invasive species

Does the sound of croaking frogs ever keep you up at night? It can be loud and annoying to some, but a wildlife expert says...

CDC investigating salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products

Federal health officials have announced they are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products. The CDC says the strain is present in...

Feminist group pushes for ‘Plan B’ vending machine at UF

A feminist group at the University of Florida is pushing for emergency contraceptive pills to be available in an on-campus vending machine. The National Women’s...
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Sanibel mayor, DEP assess algae crisis and solutions

Local and state leaders are working together to combat the algae problem that is plaguing Southwest Florida waterways. Sanibel Mayor, Kevin Ruane went on a...

Father of 2 Parkland shooting survivors slain after store robbery

The father of two survivors of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School earlier this year has been shot to death in his convenience store, CBS...
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FACT CHECK: Democratic gubernatorial debate

WINK News hosted the Democratic gubernatorial debate Wednesday night where the five candidates squared off on their competing visions for Florida. "I am the only...
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Lee County to seek state grant money for algae cleanup

State funding for algae cleanup could be on the way to Southwest Florida in a matter of weeks. Lee County Commissioners met with representatives of...
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Community comes together to support family of dead North Port toddler

Balloons, stuffed animals and flowers line the canal that 20-month-old Ava Perry was found dead in Tuesday. Now, a community is rallying together to support...
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WINK hosts Florida Democratic gubernatorial debate tonight

WINK News hosting the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate Wednesday, which will be moderated by WINK News anchor's Chris Cifatte and Lois Thome. The five candidates...
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Campaign finger-pointing: Who’s taking money from sugar industry

It's become a major talking point in the race for governor. Some candidates are accusing each other of taking donations from the sugar industry,...

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