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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
- Suspect arrested after shooting on Eucalyptus Lane in Collier County
Suspect arrested after shooting on Eucalyptus Lane in Collier County - The Collier County Sheriff’s Office arrested a suspect after a Thursday night shooting investigation on Eucalyptus Lane. Dana Barrett Lettieri, 40, faces multiple felonies, including narcotics trafficking, after the shooting incident left one man injured in the North Naples neighborhood.
- Suspect arrested in Bonita Springs KFC grand theft investigation
Suspect arrested in Bonita Springs KFC grand theft investigation - A Lee County man was arrested Monday concerning a grand theft at a KFC in Bonita Springs, though he claims he meant to return the property. According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Jose Erineo Rodriguez, 45, gave a deputy a black backpack to turn in.
- Attorney General Ashley Moody helping Southwest Floridians avoid donating to scams
Attorney General Ashley Moody helping Southwest Floridians avoid donating to scams - Floridians give billions of dollars to thousands of charitable organizations every year, but the holiday season is the best time of the year for charities to raise money since people tend to be in a more giving mood. However, according to a press release from Attorney General Ashley Moody, it can be tough to tell […].
- Cape Coral police officer that saved a woman in a sinking car recalls incident
Cape Coral police officer that saved a woman in a sinking car recalls incident - A police officer in Cape Coral jumped into a canal and then busted a window open to get a woman out of her sinking car. Officer Kwesi Johnson said it was just another day on the job, but he did admit he got very lucky when he was able to save the young woman from […].
- Dunbar High School football team chasing the state championship
Dunbar High School football team chasing the state championship - Dunbar High School’s varsity football team has a chance to advance to the state title after upsetting Naples, one of the best teams in Southwest Florida, last week, winning 14 to 7. The team considers each other family, and it’s that bond off the field that’s allowed them to make history on Friday, hopefully.
- Ex-husband indicted on first-degree murder for death of Hendry County woman
Ex-husband indicted on first-degree murder for death of Hendry County woman - A grand jury has indicted a Hendry County man or first-degree murder in the death of his ex-wife, who went missing shortly after Hurricane Ian. Four days after 39-year-old Katie Baunach went missing, Hendry County deputies arrested her ex-husband Ian Baunach.
- Where to find Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Consumer Protection Guide
Where to find Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Consumer Protection Guide - Floridians give billions of dollars to charities over the holidays. But how do you know if the charity you’re giving to is legitimate.
- Fund the Field stadium renovation campaign in jeopardy at Fort Myers High School
Fund the Field stadium renovation campaign in jeopardy at Fort Myers High School - The Fund the Field program at Fort Myers High School was raising money to renovate the high school stadium. But some donors have backed out, and the school needs to get the remaining money from outside the area.
- Metal box in middle of I-75 causes semitruck crash in Lee County
Metal box in middle of I-75 causes semitruck crash in Lee County - A large metal box in the middle of northbound I-75 caused a Friday morning crash that backed up traffic for hours in Lee County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a semitruck was traveling north in the outside lane of I-75, approaching the Palm Beach Boulevard overpass around 5:30 a.m.
- New location needed for Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training in 2023
New location needed for Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training in 2023 - Without spring training in Charlotte County for the Tampa Bay Rays, fans and nearby restaurant owners are disappointed. The Charlotte County Sports Park is a staple in the Port Charlotte community, but after Hurricane Ian, it’s not safe for players to practice in.
- Windy weather, sunny skies on Friday
Windy weather, sunny skies on Friday - High temperatures will reach the upper 80s under mostly sunny skies. Additionally, drier air will keep our rain chances away.
- Hurricane Ian damages beehives at Sanibel Honey
Hurricane Ian damages beehives at Sanibel Honey - Honey bees not only create an agricultural product, but they also help facilitate the Florida agriculture industry, pollinating crops and bolstering food supply. But Hurricane Ian’s path crossed over 15% of the nation’s bees.
- South Fort Myers apartment complex damaged by fire
South Fort Myers apartment complex damaged by fire - A Friday afternoon fire caused heavy damage to a 2nd-floor unit of an apartment complex in South Fort Myers. According to South Trail Fire, the flames could be seen through the roof.
- Multifamily units proposed off Oil Well Road near Palmetto Ridge High School
Multifamily units proposed off Oil Well Road near Palmetto Ridge High School - An extension of the Orange Blossom Ranch community, totaling 400 multifamily units on Oil Well Road, was unanimously approved by the Collier County Planning Commission on Thursday. The 44-acre vacant parcel, east of Palmetto Ridge High School, is zoned for commercial use, but developer Quarterra sought to change the zoning to mixed-use to accommodate the […].
- Boots on the Sand benefit concert raises over $1M for Ian’s victims
Boots on the Sand benefit concert raises over $1M for Ian’s victims - Some big-name celebrities played for a sold-out crowd Thursday night at Hertz Arena, and it was all to help victims of Hurricane Ian. People showed up in force to support their neighbors who are still hurting after the hurricane.
- Swamp Axe Co. reopens after storm surge damage in East Naples
Swamp Axe Co. reopens after storm surge damage in East Naples - Celebrating its reopening after being damaged by flooding from Hurricane Ian, Swamp Axe Co. in East Naples is throwing a party this weekend with new co-owners and big plans for the future.
- Debris pile fire out on Sanibel
Debris pile fire out on Sanibel - A fire that sparked in a debris pile on Sanibel is out. Sanibel Fire and Rescue District Capt.
- Man admits he illegally dumped 900 lbs of storm debris in Englewood East
Man admits he illegally dumped 900 lbs of storm debris in Englewood East - A man was arrested Thursday after deputies say he illegally dumped 900 lbs of storm debris on a property in Englewood East in November. According to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, Latherio Leonard, 28, was arrested after deputies went to an address on Winchester Blvd.
- Tim Aten Knows: Saki launches second location; Donatos seeks new spot in Naples
Tim Aten Knows: Saki launches second location; Donatos seeks new spot in Naples - Q: A new Japanese steakhouse is opening next to Wawa on the northeast corner of the East Trail and Rattlesnake Hammock. What do you know.
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