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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.
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2824 Palm Beach Blvd.
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WINK TV NEWS HEADLINES
- Missing-endangered SWFL girl could be in Golden Gate area
Missing-endangered SWFL girl could be in Golden Gate area - National Center for Missing & Exploited Children wants the public’s help to find a missing teen in Southwest Foronda. Renate Quian, 14, has been considered missing since March 10, when she was last seen.
- Barron Collier lacrosse team honors former teammate killed in crash
Barron Collier lacrosse team honors former teammate killed in crash - A community and loved ones honored a young man who was taken too soon — a talented lacrosse player, a beloved son, a brother and an individual loved by many others. Joey DiPascale, 18, was killed in a crash in Tallahassee recently.
- Some parents want to ‘Unmask Our Children’ as mask mandate expires in Collier County
Some parents want to ‘Unmask Our Children’ as mask mandate expires in Collier County - The mask mandate in Collier County is set to expire soon and many are taking part in “unmask our children” protests in hopes that the county doesn’t extend it. Some parents in Collier County are ready for their children to move on from this pandemic.
- 28-year-old man killed in single-vehicle crash on Burnt Store Rd in Charlotte County
28-year-old man killed in single-vehicle crash on Burnt Store Rd in Charlotte County - Florida Highway Patrol responded to a deadly crash that killed a 28-year-old man driving a pickup truck in Charlotte County Tuesday night. State troopers responded to the deadly crash on Burnt Store Road at Vincent Avenue.
- SWFL public defender says ‘no evidence’ info was compromised in malware attack
SWFL public defender says ‘no evidence’ info was compromised in malware attack - There is no evidence any sensitive information has been compromised in the recent malware attack on Southwest Florida’s Public Defender’s Office, said Kathy Smith of the 20th Judicial Circuit. However, Smith recommends everyone keep an eye out on their personal accounts.
- Lee County School Board debates classroom portable conditions after member’s claims
Lee County School Board debates classroom portable conditions after member’s claims - Monday, Lee County School Board and the school district superintendent debated school conditions in public for the first time. We first reported about portable classrooms, showing photos from board member Gwyn Gittens last week.
- Expert says more people seeing meteors because of home surveillance
Expert says more people seeing meteors because of home surveillance - Monday night, people in Southwest Florida reached out to us about orange lights that floated across the night sky and then seemed to end in an explosion. Experts we spoke to said what some viewers were able to record were likely meteor sightings.
- Next steps for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after CDC and FDA recommend halting use
Next steps for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after CDC and FDA recommend halting use - The Johnson & Johnson vaccine was flagged on Tuesday for causing rare and severe blood clots. Now, the FDA and CDC recommend pausing distribution.
- Cape Coral continues to deal with Waste Pro problems
Cape Coral continues to deal with Waste Pro problems - Problems with Waste Pro are making people in Cape Coral furious. Trash is piling up at the end of driveways and people are hoping for a solution.
- Community members raise concerns for LGBTQ policies in Lee County schools
Community members raise concerns for LGBTQ policies in Lee County schools - The School District of Lee County’s code of conduct was approved by parents of students at Lee County schools at the start of the school year, but some parents have raised recent concerns for LGBTQ policies in the code book that were already approved. The code of conduct was voted on and approved by every […].
- Tuesday marks the first day of Ramadan
Tuesday marks the first day of Ramadan - Tuesday marks the first day of a month-long fast for Muslims across the world. Ramadan is the holiest month of the year for Muslims.
- Some in Charlotte County don’t regret their J&J vaccines, despite Governor’s calls to halt distribution
Some in Charlotte County don’t regret their J&J vaccines, despite Governor’s calls to halt distribution - So far this year, The Department of Health in Charlotte County has worked with the state to administer about 4,500 Johnson & Johnson shots at Centennial Park in Port Charlotte. Those shots went into the arms of teachers, first responders and farmworkers.
- Collier County to propose ordinance banning dump trucks on stretch of Logan Blvd
Collier County to propose ordinance banning dump trucks on stretch of Logan Blvd - Dump trucks are zooming through a neighborhood street where some community members live, and they are fed up with it. We’ve reported previously about concerns for speeding trucks on a stretch of Logan Boulevard in Collier County.
- North Collier firefighters build playground for 4-year-old cancer survivor
North Collier firefighters build playground for 4-year-old cancer survivor - Adrian Cruz may only be four years old but he already knows what he wants to do as an adult. Adrian wants to be a firefighter and members of the North Collier Fire Department are helping him achieve that by building him a new playground.
- Crooks cause car crashes to increase insurance premiums
Crooks cause car crashes to increase insurance premiums - Many of us have experienced getting into a car crash but some criminals are making sure they aren’t an accident. These crooks may be causing them and as a result, everyone’s insurance premiums are rising.
- Tuesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 9,068 new cases and 99 new deaths reported
Tuesday’s Coronavirus Updates: 9,068 new cases and 99 new deaths reported - As of 2 p.m. Tuesday, there have been 2,134,914 positive cases of the coronavirus recorded in the state.
- FWC investigating vessel crash near Picnic Island
FWC investigating vessel crash near Picnic Island - One person was injured in a boating crash near Picnic Island on Tuesday afternoon. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said the agency responded to a single-vessel boating crash.
- DOH-Collier to distribute more COVID-19 vaccines this week
DOH-Collier to distribute more COVID-19 vaccines this week - The Florida Department of Health in Collier County has announced they will have vaccine appointments available this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April 14-16. Vaccinations will be held at the North Collier Regional Park Exhibit Hall located at 15000 Livingston Road, Naples, FL 34109.
- Governor DeSantis plans to halt use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
Governor DeSantis plans to halt use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine - Governor DeSantis announced during a press conference that he will follow the CDC and FDA’S recommendations to halt all use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine across the state. DeSantis recently received the J&J shot himself and does not want other Floridians to worry if they’ve already received it, especially if, so far, they […].
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