MIAMI (AP) - Crimes and homicides in public schools nationwide have declined, part of a downward trend seen over the past several years. Data released Wednesday b..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A juvenile was arrested for burglary on Tuesday after his cell phone was located on the victim's property, located on Yvonne Ave. in Lehigh Acres. The victim re..
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - A former business partner of U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan says he was responsible for improperly reimbursing employees for contributions they made to Buchanan's c..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Florida is the most dangerous place in the country for elderly drivers. The state tops the list for most traffic fatalities involving a driver 65 or older. 34 mil..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Florida judge has declared the custody battle over Mindy McCready's son will be staying in Florida.But 5-year-old Zander will remain in Arkansas. Zander's fathe..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Lawyers for a tow company owner who claims he fatally shot a man in self-defense are dropping their effort to invoke Florida's "stand your ground" law. &nbs..
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Ave Maria University officials have filed suit against the federal government over a contraception mandate that has riled Catholic institutions. ..
MIAMI (AP) - A federal judge in Miami is hearing arguments on the constitutionality of Gov. Rick Scott's executive order requiring drug testing for thousands of state workers. ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - School superintendents say proposed changes to Florida's school grading system would be unfair and cause needless failures. The Florida A..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Senate panel will consider a proposed law that allows some inmates who were sentenced to life imprisonment as teenagers to get a "second chance." &n..
PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) - Detectives say they're investigating the "suspicious" death of a woman whose husband says he accidentally shot her while cleaning his gun.  ..
HUDSON, Fla. (AP) - A suspected serial rapist faces additional charges after a fourth victim has accused him of taking her to the woods and raping her at gunpoint. &nbs..
BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - As many as 600 professional and amateur astronomers are peering through telescopes in the Florida Keys. The 28th annual Winter Star Part..
FORT MEADE, Fla. (AP) - The world's largest phosphate miner has reached an agreement with environmental groups that filed suit to block the company's plans to dig up thousands of a..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Attorney Jose Baez says he is no longer representing Casey Anthony, the Florida mother whose murder trial last summer made him one of the best known criminal d..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Tuesday, the Fort Myers Police Department arrested Ivere Hugger, 23, of 4117 Washington Avenue in Fort Myers) for a robbery that happened over the weekend. On ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- UPDATE: Eva Daghra has died from her injuries. The police investigation remains active at this time. ORIGINAL REPORT: A crash Wednesday morning left a toddler inj..
PUNTA GORDA Fla.- After an hour of deliberating, a jury decided 76 year old Juanita Schultz was guilty of disturbing a sea turtle nest in 2010. Despite the fact that her attorney A..
FORT MYERS, Fla. WINK News Anchor Jennifer Stacy surpises everyone with her big announcement. She is expecting a baby boy in June.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Leaving nothing to chance, the U.S. military is making sure the transfer of 17 tons of shipwreck treasure to Spain later this week is handled safely. Officials a..