WINK TV

WINK TV

Southwest Florida CBS Network Television Broadcasters

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WINK TV CBS Marco Island – Naples SW FL Media

On March 18, 1954, WINK-TV signed-on as the first television station in Southwest Florida and has been proudly owned by the McBride Family since its first broadcast. Over the years, WINK-TV has been respected for its quality people and programming, its local news operation and the level of service to its viewers, advertisers and the community at large.

The employees of WINK-TV take great pride in being the most respected, recognized and watched television station in Southwest Florida.

WINK-TV CBS
Fort Myers Broadcasting
2824 Palm Beach Blvd.
Fort Myers FL 33916-1590
239-344-5000

WINK TV NEWS HEADLINES

  • Southwest Florida pawn shop sees rise in pawning
    Southwest Florida pawn shop sees rise in pawning - A pawn shop in SWFL is seeing an increase in pawning. With rising interest rates and record-breaking inflation, people are making hard choices to make ends meet.
  • Scattered storms expected Sunday
    Scattered storms expected Sunday - The Weather Authority is watching for scattered storms along with highs in the 90s for your 4th of July Weekend. Scattered storms will stay in the forecast throughout the week as Caribbean moisture surges across the state of Florida.
  • Man shot at Travelodge on South Cleveland Ave in Fort Myers
    Man shot at Travelodge on South Cleveland Ave in Fort Myers - Fort Myers Police responded to shots fired at the Travelodge on South Cleveland Avenue on July 3, at around 1:29 p.m. Police said when they arrived at the Travelodge they couldn’t locate the victim.
  • Missing 6-year-old Fort Myers girl found safe in Hillsborough County
    Missing 6-year-old Fort Myers girl found safe in Hillsborough County - UPDATE: The 6-year-old missing from Fort Myers has been found safe in Hillsborough County, according to the Fort Myers Police Department. A Florida missing child alert has been issued for Dayenna Johnson, 6.
  • From one July Fourth to the next, a steep slide for Biden
    From one July Fourth to the next, a steep slide for Biden - Last Fourth of July, President Joe Biden gathered hundreds of people outside the White House for an event that would have been unthinkable for many Americans the previous year. With the coronavirus in retreat, they ate hamburgers and watched fireworks over the National Mall.
  • Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium’s first-ever sensory-friendly fireworks
    Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium’s first-ever sensory-friendly fireworks - A local fireworks show that’s just right for those who prefer the lights without the boom. The sensory overload can be too much for people on the autism spectrum to handle.
  • Fourth of July events, fireworks stores across Southwest Florida
    Fourth of July events, fireworks stores across Southwest Florida - If you are looking for fireworks, a parade, or other fun events this Independence Day, WINK News has created a list of events from around Southwest Florida below. Lee County: Fort Myers Beach will host its Fourth of July parade at 10 a.m., starting at Bay Oaks Recreation Center and continuing down the boulevard to […].
  • Saturday afternoon storms expected; tracking Bonnie and Colin
    Saturday afternoon storms expected; tracking Bonnie and Colin - Your Fourth of July weekend looks very summer-like with highs in the 90s and daily afternoon storms. Scattered storms stay in the forecast throughout the week as Caribbean moisture surges across the state of Florida.
  • Flamethrower used to torch Pan-African flag flying on pole
    Flamethrower used to torch Pan-African flag flying on pole - A person using a flamethrower set fire Saturday to a Pan-African flag flying on a pole outside the headquarters of the Uhuru Movement, a Black international socialist group based in Florida. Security video released by the group shows the driver of a white Honda sedan pulling up outside the group’s St.
  • Ruling could dampen government efforts to rein in Big Tech
    Ruling could dampen government efforts to rein in Big Tech - The Supreme Court’s latest climate change ruling could dampen efforts by federal agencies to rein in the tech industry, which went largely unregulated for decades as the government tried to catch up to changes wrought by the internet. In the 6-3 decision that was narrowly tailored to the Environmental Protection Agency, the court ruled Thursday […].
  • World War II-era boat emerges from shrinking Lake Mead
    World War II-era boat emerges from shrinking Lake Mead - A sunken boat dating back to World War II is the latest object to emerge from a shrinking reservoir that straddles Nevada and Arizona. The Higgins landing craft that has long been 185 feet (56 meters) below the surface is now nearly halfway out of the water at Lake Mead.
  • FWC warning against boating under the influence this holiday weekend
    FWC warning against boating under the influence this holiday weekend - Many boaters are taking to the water for the holiday weekend, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants to ensure you’re staying safe. FWC will be out on patrol as part of their Operation Dry Water.
  • Parkland jurors must manage trial stress on their own
    Parkland jurors must manage trial stress on their own - The jurors chosen this past week to decide whether Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz is executed will visit a bloodstained crime scene, view graphic photos and videos and listen to intense emotional testimony — an experience that they will have to manage entirely on their own. Throughout what is expected to be a monthslong penalty […].
  • LCSO deputy arrested on battery-domestic violence charges
    LCSO deputy arrested on battery-domestic violence charges - A Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested. Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputy Christopher Doughty was arrested for Battery-Domestic Violence.
  • Memorial service held for Lee County Commissioner Frank Mann
    Memorial service held for Lee County Commissioner Frank Mann - The Southwest Florida community came together on Saturday to pay respects to Lee County Commissioner Frank Mann, who died on June 21. Mann was 80.
  • US announces $820M in Ukraine aid, including missile systems
    US announces $820M in Ukraine aid, including missile systems - The U.S. announced on Friday that it will provide Ukraine with $820 million in new military aid, including new surface-to-air missile systems and counter-artillery radars to respond to Russia’s heavy reliance on long-range strikes in the war.
  • SWFL promotes alternatives for fireworks this Fourth of July weekend
    SWFL promotes alternatives for fireworks this Fourth of July weekend - Safety officials remind communities to be careful while celebrating the Fourth of July, especially when it comes to fireworks. Fireworks are fun but also dangerous.
  • Uvalde schools’ police chief resigns from City Council
    Uvalde schools’ police chief resigns from City Council - The Uvalde school district’s police chief has stepped down from his position in the City Council just weeks after being sworn in following allegations that he erred in his response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 students and two teachers dead. Chief Pete Arredondo told the Uvalde Leader-News on Friday […].
  • Bear cub rescued after getting head stuck in plastic jug
    Bear cub rescued after getting head stuck in plastic jug - Wildlife biologists in Connecticut had to rescue a bear cub that got its head stuck in a plastic container, state wildlife officials said. The misadventure happened June 23 when a mother bear with three cubs knocked over a garbage can in the town of Harwinton in Litchfield County, and one of the cubs stuck its […].

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