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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
- Farm owners admit to slaughtering animals without a license, but deny allegations of animal abuse
Farm owners admit to slaughtering animals without a license, but deny allegations of animal abuse - Protests over a perceived lack of action by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and State Attorney Stephen Russel’s office have erupted since the release of secret video shot on four Buckingham area properties. The videos were taken by the Animal Recovery Mission, known as ARM, a Miami-based nonprofit animal rights organization.
- SWFL residents react to increasing product prices
SWFL residents react to increasing product prices - Southwest Florida residents are expressing their frustrations with the increasing price of various products. “I know that when i go into any of the stores the prices just keep going up and up and you get less and less,” said Fort Myers resident Karen Peterson said.
- Lee attorney discusses charges of sexual offenders in ‘Operation Picket Fence’
Lee attorney discusses charges of sexual offenders in ‘Operation Picket Fence’ - The Lee County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that 18 people were arrested for preying on children as a result of “Operation Picket Fence.” The operation targeted individuals that use social media to prey on children and solicit them for sex. Previous story: Online predator sting nets 18 arrests for soliciting children for sex in Lee […].
- More arrests expected in Okeechobee dairy farm abuse cases
More arrests expected in Okeechobee dairy farm abuse cases - Two additional arrests in relation to undercover video of alleged animal abuse are expected by the end of the week, WINK News has learned. So far, the Okeechobee County sheriff arrested four workers at dairy farms caught on video shot by the group Animal Recovery Mission, known as ARM.
- ‘It was disgusting’: Worms swarm Cape Coral woman’s driveway
‘It was disgusting’: Worms swarm Cape Coral woman’s driveway - Barbara Maxwell was completely repulsed when she noticed there were thousands of worms at the end of her driveway. Maxwell, who was confounded by the sight, took video of the slimy creatures and posted it to her Facebook page.
- Collier County approves construction of new fire station in Ave Maria
Collier County approves construction of new fire station in Ave Maria - Collier County commissioners voted Tuesday to add a fire station in Ave Maria in an effort to save more lives. Immokalee Fire Control District and Collier County Emergency Medical Systems currently share a trailer to serve the Ave Maria area.
- Fort Myers City Council mulls funds for school resource officers
Fort Myers City Council mulls funds for school resource officers - The Fort Myers City Council is trying to determine how to pay for more resources at every school. Parent Janet Withrow expressed her concerns with need for more secure schools.
- Cape Coral mulls possibility of new sports complex
Cape Coral mulls possibility of new sports complex - A new public sports complex could soon be coming to the City of Cape Coral. City leaders were scheduled to hold a meeting Tuesday afternoon to discuss the possibility of adding a football field, track and tennis courts behind the Oasis schools.
- Pros & cons of having cell phone insurance
Pros & cons of having cell phone insurance - In a recent survey, Consumer Reports found that over the last two years, half of the folks they surveyed had at least one major incident with a phone in their household, and if there are kids in the house, that goes up to 81 percent. Without coverage, the average cost to repair a cracked screen […].
- Sheriff: Suspect in Florida standoff, gunfire found dead
Sheriff: Suspect in Florida standoff, gunfire found dead - A man suspected of trading heavy gunfire with officers during an hourslong standoff with police at a Florida Panhandle apartment was found dead Tuesday after an armored vehicle approached the apartment, authorities said. Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford said that after sporadic bursts of heavy gunfire had pinned several officers down, the vehicle was eventually […].
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