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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.
Fort Myers FL 33916-1590
WINK TV NEWS HEADLINES
- Olympic champ Biles withdraws from all-around competition
Olympic champ Biles withdraws from all-around competition - Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title. The American gymnastics superstar withdrew from Thursday’s all-around competition to focus on her mental well-being.
- Scattered rain chances return this afternoon
Scattered rain chances return this afternoon - Happy Hump Day, Southwest Florida! Today’s forecast will be very similar to yesterday’s.
- Community members in Lehigh Acres rally for Cuban freedom in homeland
Community members in Lehigh Acres rally for Cuban freedom in homeland - The chants for Cuban freedom aren’t stopping. Cuban=Americans and many others are still demanding the U.S.
- SWFL law enforcement utilizing license plate readers to track down suspects
SWFL law enforcement utilizing license plate readers to track down suspects - Subtle technology is helping keep Southwest Florida safe. License plate readers are helping local law enforcement agencies in Southwest Florida keep everyone safer in public.
- 1 in custody after drive-by shooting near homes in Lehigh Acres
1 in custody after drive-by shooting near homes in Lehigh Acres - Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a drive-by shooting in Lehigh Acres Tuesday night. Deputies were in the area of the 1100 block of Hardy Avenue.
- SWFL shelter equipping kids with skills to spot, prevent domestic abuse
SWFL shelter equipping kids with skills to spot, prevent domestic abuse - A shelter is stepping up to teach kids to see the signs of domestic violence before it’s too late. It’s using social media to help children identify domestic violence and abusive relationships.
- With return to classroom watch out for online scams for school supplies
With return to classroom watch out for online scams for school supplies - With more students in Southwest Florida returning to classrooms this school year demand for school supplies will be high, leading to the possibility of shortages and raising concerns over online shopping scams. In order for consumers to protect themselves, shoppers must make sure online deals are legitimate.
- Will the COVID-19 variant have an effect on travel to SWFL?
Will the COVID-19 variant have an effect on travel to SWFL? - While COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Florida, people in Naples are still enjoying their travel and vacation despite the spread of the Delta variant. Tourism has been on the rise surprising even experts.
- Charlotte County Public Works keeps busy cleaning red tide fish kills
Charlotte County Public Works keeps busy cleaning red tide fish kills - Charlotte County workers filled buckets to the brim on Manasota Key full of dead fish. And beachgoers have to be careful where they step, all because of a red tide bloom lurking just offshore.
- Masks optional in Collier County upcoming school year
Masks optional in Collier County upcoming school year - Collier County Public Schools was in the process of laying out its plan for COVID-19 protocols during the upcoming school year Tuesday, and school board members heard from parents about what they want in the classroom. Gov.
- Lake Okeechobee project manager wants to ‘get it right for everybody’
Lake Okeechobee project manager wants to ‘get it right for everybody’ - The way Lake Okeechobee is managed impacts Floridians all over the state, and people are weighing in on a new plan to regulate the lake. Lake Okeechobee covers 730 square miles.
- Adult and child struck by lightning in the water off Clam Pass Monday
Adult and child struck by lightning in the water off Clam Pass Monday - Monday evening, an adult and a child were injured by a lightning strike at Clam Pass Park in Collier County. According to 911 dispatch, the call came in at 6:10 p.m.
- Consumer confidence up slightly in July
Consumer confidence up slightly in July - U.S. consumer confidence was largely unchanged between June and July, holding to the lofty heights that were last seen near the beginning of 2020, just before the coronavirus pandemic throttled the U.S.
- Tobacco CEO sees end to cigarettes in Britain in 10 years
Tobacco CEO sees end to cigarettes in Britain in 10 years - The chief executive of the company that makes Marlboro cigarettes was quoted by Britain’s Mail on Sunday as saying that the tobacco company foresaw an end to its sales of traditional cigarettes in Britain within 10 years. “I want to allow this company to leave smoking behind,” Jacek Olczak, the CEO of Philip Morris International, […].
- ‘About time’: Gay athletes unleash rainbow wave on Olympics
‘About time’: Gay athletes unleash rainbow wave on Olympics - When Olympic diver Tom Daley announced in 2013 that he was dating a man and “couldn’t be happier,” his coming out was an act of courage that, with its rarity, also exposed how the top echelons of sport weren’t seen as a safe space by the vast majority of LGBTQ athletes. Back then, the number of gay […].
- Disbelief, support in Japan after Naomi Osaka’s elimination
Disbelief, support in Japan after Naomi Osaka’s elimination - “Masaka” — or, in English, “No way.” That’s how an incredulous Japan reacted Tuesday to the unexpectedly early loss of Naomi Osaka at the Tokyo Olympics, erasing her chances for gold. And people quickly turned to an outpouring of sympathy.
- License plate readers help catch woman wanted for out of state warrant
License plate readers help catch woman wanted for out of state warrant - A woman was arrested for being an out-of-state fugitive by the Fort Myers Police Department. Kayla Marie Brown, 30, was taken into custody on Tuesday morning on a warrant from the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina for death by distribution, a felony.
- ‘This is how I’m going to die’: Officers tell Jan. 6 stories
‘This is how I’m going to die’: Officers tell Jan. 6 stories - “This is how I’m going to die, defending this entrance.” Capitol Police Officer Aquilino Gonell told House investigators Tuesday he could feel himself losing oxygen as he was crushed by rioters – supporters of former President Donald Trump – as he was defending the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection.
- CDC says some vaccinated Americans should wear masks indoors again
CDC says some vaccinated Americans should wear masks indoors again - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Tuesday that fully vaccinated Americans in parts of the country with “substantial or high transmission” of COVID-19 should return to wearing masks indoors, citing new data on the highly contagious Delta variant. The CDC also said masks should be required of everyone inside K-12 schools while urging […].
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