23rd panther death of 2012 reported in Collier County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The remains of an approximately 4 to 5-year-old uncollared male panther, were found at 9:00 p.m. on Monday on US 41, just west of Manatee Road in Collier Coun..
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Call for Action: Walls of mold replaced at Audubon Cove

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's been three weeks since WINK News told you about management at a south Fort Myers apartment complex finally admitting they had a mold issue.  Audubon Co..
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Charlotte Co. man accepts plea deal for killing his wife

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A 71-year-old Charlotte County man will spend 15 years in prison for killing his wife.Rasely Moyer stabbed his wife, Mary, to death in 2009. To the left is exclu..
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Commissioners vote to move Medstar toward private business

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County's embattled Medstar program is grounded for good. The air ambulance service was shut down 3 months ago amid concerns over improper billing and FAA acc..
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Canvassing board certifies Florida voting results

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and the other Republican members of the state canvassing board have certified Florida's voting results that gives President Barack Obama th..
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Man accused of stealing copper off FPL poles

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DEEP CREEK, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Deep Creek man for cutting, stealing, and selling copper wire from FPL from utility poles. Terry Wayne Davis, 32,..
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Union questioning Florida teacher evaluation plan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An administrative law judge's ruling has delayed but not stopped a new state teacher evaluation system.    The Florida Education Association..
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Florida lawmakers holding reorganization session

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - New leaders are gaveling in the Florida House and Senate for a one-day reorganization session.    All 120 representatives and 40 senators ar..
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Pygmy hippo born at Tampa zoo

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Officials at a Tampa zoo say they have a new pygmy hippopotamus.    The rare hippo was born Thursday at Lowry Park Zoo.    Zoo work..
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Gunshot victim found outside burning Fla. home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Fire rescue crews found a gunshot victim when they responded to a house fire south of Orlando.    A newspaper delivery man called authorities wh..
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Judge delays sentence until woman's baby is born

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) - Officials have agreed to delay a pregnant woman's prison sentence until her baby is born.    The Florida Times-Union (http://bit.ly/WhP1x2 )..
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UF grounds cheerleaders from acrobatics, tumbling

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - University of Florida cheerleaders have been grounded.    UF officials told cheerleaders on Nov. 16 they could no longer perform acrobatic s..
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Estranged husband charged in triple killing

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Police have arrested the estranged husband of a woman who was found dead in a closet with her two young daughters.    Miami-Dade police said Tuesday tha..
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13-year-old girl fatally shot on Miami school bus

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Megan Wood

MIAMI (AP) - A 13-year-old girl was shot to death in front of her sister and several other students while riding the bus to a charter school Tuesday, Miami-Dade police said. A male..
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Legislators sworn in

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - New leaders are gaveling in the Florida House and Senate for a one-day reorganization session.    All 120 representatives and 40 senators ar..
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Rep. Allen West concedes after Fla. recount fight

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tea party firebrand Rep. Allen West conceded his re-election fight Tuesday, two weeks after the election gave way to court appearances, two partial rec..
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Documentary says inmate involved in Simpson case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A documentary about an inmate on Florida's death row says the convicted killer might have been involved in the murder of O.J. Simpson's wife and her friend. The ..
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Sand sculpting event under way on Fort Myers Beach

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - This year  is the 26th annual American Sand Sculpting Championships on Fort Myers Beach.The American Championships is one of the longest running sand ..
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FL Teacher Evaluation System Hearing Today

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

ALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An administrative law judge's ruling has delayed but not stopped a new state teacher evaluation system. The Florida Education Association is holding a ..
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Naples businesses optimistic with busy Thanksgiving week

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla - With the tourist season in full swing, Naples leaders and business owners are reporting better sales than ever before. "It looks like we could have a year that could ..
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