CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Here in Southwest Florida, the economy seems to be taking a turn for the better. A new study shows one of the most vibrant job markets in the country is right in ..
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Retired NFL player Earnest Graham will become the new head coach for the North Fort Myers High School football team. A Mariner High School graduate and comm..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Florida Department of Health in Lee County is recommending the public take precautions to avoid contact with wild animals following five reported raccoon bite..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Punta Gorda woman Wednesday after she was identified as the woman seen in a video taking another woman’s w..
DELAND, Fla. (AP) - The loser of a card game is in jail after deputies say he tried to rob and shoot the man who had just won $100. The Daytona Beach News Journal..
PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - One person has died following a fire at a trailer in Port Richey. The Tampa Tribune (http://bit.ly/1iZqJbU ) reports firefighters found t..
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida sheriff's deputy fatally shot an armed man during a disturbance at a home in St. Augustine. Several St. Johns County Sh..
HOLIDAY, Fla. (AP) - Health officials are trying to determine whether a 4-year-old Florida boy died from bacterial meningitis. Amonti Saunders died at a hospital ..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA is scrambling to figure out what's wrong with a key cooling unit on the International Space Station. On Wednesday, one of two ide..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A 20-year-old woman faces manslaughter charges after police say she accidentally shot and killed her boyfriend with a gun that was treated like a playth..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- An apartment fire allegedly set by a toddler, at 1222 SE 8th Street, was quickly extinguished by firefighters Wednesday evening, but resulted in the 3rd red bulb ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Chiquita Lock will be changing operating hours for the holidays. On Christmas, the lock will be open from 8:00 a.m. to noon. The lock will be closed to all bo..
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - The Shutter Guy in Bonita Springs is a drop site for the TOYS FOR TOTS 2013 Holiday Season. The company is also hosting a bike run this Saturday, December 14..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - In a move that could help in a tough re-election fight, Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to roll back the fees that motorists pay to register their cars. ..
GOLDEN GATE, Fla - Two Collier County men are being called heroes after a remarkable rescue over the weekend. They rushed to save a man who had fallen into Lake Sap..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - We all know trained service dogs play a crucial role in the lives of those who actually need them. But, if you can believe it, some people are cheating the syste..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. --- Family members still can't believe it. Two loved ones, Shelley and her son Daniel Tompkins, are dead. Deputies say, Steven Tompkins, Shelley's older so..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- In anticipation of a busy 'season,' Healthpark Medical Center will add a 9-bed observation unit for the first time. It's expected to open on Monday. Vice Presiden..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News is learning more details about a fire that forced residents out of their homes on September 6th. The fire destroyed six condos and residents are still l..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- After 19 months of construction, we're getting our first look inside Fort Myers' brand new, state-of-the art public library. WINK News was there for a sneak previ..