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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.
Fort Myers Broadcasting
2824 Palm Beach Blvd.
Fort Myers FL 33916-1590
WINK TV NEWS HEADLINES
- 2 dead after crash in Bonita Springs
2 dead after crash in Bonita Springs - Florida Highway Patrol says two people are dead after crashing on Coconut Road in Bonita Springs. Troopers say it happened around 2:30 a.m.
- A series of asteroids bigger than the Great Pyramid of Giza are passing by Earth
A series of asteroids bigger than the Great Pyramid of Giza are passing by Earth - Multiple asteroids will pass close by Earth in the next few weeks — and one that passed on Friday was around the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt, with a diameter of 525 feet. On Friday, Asteroid 2021 SM3 passed within 3.5 million miles of Earth, according to data from NASA’s Center […].
- Biden: ‘Democracy survived’ Capitol riot because of police
Biden: ‘Democracy survived’ Capitol riot because of police - Framed by the Capitol, President Joe Biden paid tribute Saturday to fallen law enforcement officers and honored those who fought off the Jan. 6 insurrection at that very site by declaring “because of you, democracy survived.” Biden spoke at the 40th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service to remember the 491 law enforcement officers who […].
- One year later: A mother still searching for answers in her son’s murder
One year later: A mother still searching for answers in her son’s murder - It’s been one year since 32-year-old Carl Branch, who lived in Fort Myers, was shot and killed, and still, there have been no arrests in his tragic death. His mother, Cindy Dukes, is holding out hope that his murder will be solved.
- Cold front arrives today!
Cold front arrives today! - A taste of Fall finally arrives today as a cold front pushes across the WINK viewing area! Expect a warm and muggy start to the day, with highs reaching 90 degrees in some spots.
- CDC has new recommendations for celebrating the holidays
CDC has new recommendations for celebrating the holidays - The holidays are quickly approaching and the CDC has new guidance for you and your family to celebrate safely and slow the spread of COVID-19. As people begin making their holiday plans, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging them to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before they travel.
- 2.5-acre fire in Lee County
2.5-acre fire in Lee County - The Florida Forest Service is monitoring a fire in Lee County. The fire has since been contained.
- Florida International Air Show returns to Southwest Florida
Florida International Air Show returns to Southwest Florida - The 2021 Florida International Air Show took off on Saturday in Punta Gorda. Scott Farnsworth is a pilot.
- Tributes paid to slain British lawmaker
Tributes paid to slain British lawmaker - David Amess was a man of the people, a hard-working British lawmaker who had no grand political ambitions beyond serving those who had elected him for nigh-on 40 years. His shocking death at the hands of a knife-wielding man at a church where he was meeting voters has reopened questions about the security needs of […].
- McDonald’s tests McPlant meatless burger at a handful of locations
McDonald’s tests McPlant meatless burger at a handful of locations - McDonald’s will offer its first vegetarian option in the U.S. next month, taking its new McPlant meatless burger for a test drive on U.S.
- Florida Task Force makes recommendations on condo safety
Florida Task Force makes recommendations on condo safety - Florida legislators should overhaul the state’s condominium laws, according to a task force report prepared by a section of the Florida Bar. The latest recommendations come in the wake of the Surfside building collapse that killed 98.
- Bicyclist dies after south Fort Myers crash
Bicyclist dies after south Fort Myers crash - A bicyclist has died after a fatal crash in south Fort Myers. This happened near the intersection of Winkler Road and South Lake Circle in Lee County.
- New Belgium creates “Torched Earth” beer that tastes like climate change
New Belgium creates “Torched Earth” beer that tastes like climate change - The New Belgium brewery in Fort Collins, Colorado, is famous for its Fat Tire ale and sizable supply of suds. But recently, CEO Steve Fechheimer decided to craft a new beer, created to highlight how climate change threatens breweries.
- Vendor sells Nazi gear at motorcycle rally
Vendor sells Nazi gear at motorcycle rally - A vendor at a major motorcycle rally in Florida briefly sold hats emblazoned with Nazi symbols, saying she considered them a tribute to World War II veterans who helped defeat the Germans. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that the vendor was selling the hats embroidered with swastikas and a skull-and-bones logo used by the Nazi SS […].
- More than 90 snakes found under Northern California home
More than 90 snakes found under Northern California home - Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under houses but recently was called by a woman who said she had seen rattlesnakes scurry under her Northern California house and was surprised to find more than 90 rattlesnakes getting ready to hibernate. Wolf, director of Sonoma County Reptile Rescue, said he crawled […].
- 1 deputy killed, 2 injured in shooting at Houston bar: ‘We believe they were ambushed’
1 deputy killed, 2 injured in shooting at Houston bar: ‘We believe they were ambushed’ - A constable deputy was killed and two others were injured in a shooting early Saturday while they were working an extra job at a bar in Houston, according to police. One of the injured deputies was shot in the back, and the other was shot in the foot.
- Cities, police unions clash as vaccine mandates take effect
Cities, police unions clash as vaccine mandates take effect - Police departments around the U.S. that are requiring officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance that some fear could leave law enforcement shorthanded and undermine public safety.
- Lawsuits demand unproven ivermectin for COVID patients
Lawsuits demand unproven ivermectin for COVID patients - Mask rules, vaccination mandates and business shutdowns have all landed in the courts during the COVID-19 outbreak, confronting judges with questions of science and government authority. Now they are increasingly being asked to weigh in on the deworming drug ivermectin.
- Driver dies in fiery crash in Hendry County
Driver dies in fiery crash in Hendry County - A man has died in an overnight fiery crash in Hendry County. Troopers said the man, who has not been identified, was driving a sedan on County Road 835, near Rogers Road, when he failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off the road and collided with a stop sign and canal.
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