FHP investigates accident involving bicyclist in Naples

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NAPLES, Fla.- WINK News is digging for more information after a deadly crash Wednesday morning. It happened on US 41 at Thomasson Drive, near Rattlesnake Hammock Road. After the ac..
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Cape Coral PD makes arrest in bank robbery

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Authorities have arrested a suspect in the Iberia Bank robbery that occurred last week. 45-year-old Jose Benitez was arrested on charges of armed robbery, grand t..
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Fort Myers community demands justice in 5-year-old's death

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Bob Irzyk

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The community is coming together, demanding answers and justice in the deadly shooting of 5-year-old Andrew Faust. As police continue to search for a suspect, the..
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Panhandle teen accused of stabbing father in chest

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a teenager is accused of stabbing his father during an argument at their Panama City Beach home.    The News Herald of..
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Tampa school closes due to colds, flu

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A severe bout of cold and flu has caused one Tampa school to close for the rest of the week.    Officials at Cambridge Christian School made the a..
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Bank robbers sentenced in case of 8 armed heists

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Two Alabama men found guilty in a string of bank robberies stretching from Gulfport to Pensacola, Florida, have been given lengthy sentences by a federal jud..
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2nd spacewalk in 2 weeks at space station

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Astronauts are spacewalking at the International Space Station for the second week in a row.    On Wednesday, NASA astronauts Reid Wisema..
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South Florida sisters 2 and 4 drown in canal

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MARGATE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida family is mourning the deaths of two young sisters found dead in a canal behind their home.    Police say the girls were found T..
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Teen driver hits crossing guard near Lakeland

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida crossing guard is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle near Lakeland.    The crash happened early Wednesday ..
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FDLE looking into deaths at 2 state prisons

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Brooke Cole

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating several deaths at two north Florida prisons. The Ocala Star-Banner (http://bit.ly/11mI6wz ) repor..
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Early morning robbery at 7-Eleven

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Erin Sheehan

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County deputies are investigating a robbery at a 7-Eleven store. It happened around 2:30 a.m. at the store on the corner of Joel Boulevard and Lakeview Driv..
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Cornell, NYU provosts vie for UF presidency

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - As the University of Florida works toward its goal of becoming a Top 10 public university, it will choose Wednesday between the provosts of two elite north..
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Jury selection underway in triple slaying case in Tampa

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Sakina Bowser

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Jury selection has begun in Hillsborough County Court in the triple-murder trial of a man accused of killing his girlfriend and her two children and mutilating t..
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Scott claim of fewer child abuse deaths questioned

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Sakina Bowser

MIAMI (AP) - Republican Gov. Rick Scott repeatedly tells voters that abused and neglected children are safer under his leadership than when his Democratic opponent Charlie Crist wa..
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Naples City Council to discuss ban on medical marijuana

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Erin Sheehan

NAPLES, Fla.- City Council will allow the public to voice their opinions on the issue. Then Council Members will vote on whether to ban medical marijuana within the City of Naples...
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Mother mourns child killed in FM shooting

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Corey Lazar

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers mother tells WINK News, she can never go back home after her 5-year-old son was shot and killed. Fort Myers Police say the shooting happened Monday e..
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Documentary about SWFL girls to premiere at Naples Film Fest

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Rachel Spangenthal

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- "I had no idea that any of us would end up staying friends." 14-year-old Kendall Klein is one of 11 Southwest Florida girls who recently traveled to Peru on w..
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Treasury clears way for oil spill recovery grants

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Treasury Department says it has cleared the way for Gulf Coast state and local governments to begin applying for recovery grants through a federal RESTO..
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Scott responds to Supreme Court in mayor case

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MIAMI (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott still refuses to reinstate a South Florida mayor acquitted of federal corruption charges.    Scott's office on Tuesday filed a response ..
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Judge rejects Wyllie try to get in governor debate

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida federal judge has rejected a lawsuit filed by Libertarian Party candidate Adrian Wyllie seeking to force his way into the next gubernat..
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