TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The number of Florida children being placed in foster care is declining. As a result, so are the numbers of foster children who have been..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An Alabama man has been sentenced to five years and two months in prison after his 10th DUI conviction. Fifty-four-year-old Michael M. Nara..
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a woman called a Monroe County Sheriff's deputy and offered to sell him drugs. Sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin says 39-ye..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A Cape Coral man is behind bars after police make an alarming discovery inside his home. Detectives say 63-year-old Juan Claudio had firearms, drugs, and $30,000 ..
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 45-year-old man and his 11-year-old daughter showed up at a hospital with gunshot wounds. &..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A bank robbery took place at 9:50 a.m. on Friday at the Wells Fargo bank located at 5765 Lee Blvd. in Lehigh Acres. Upon arrival, witnesses told police three bl..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a woman lost three fingers when she tried to wake her boyfriend up with fireworks left over from the Fourth of July. The Gainesville S..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An Alabama man has been sentenced to five years and two months in prison after his 10th DUI conviction. Fifty-four-year-old Michael M. Naramore of Mount..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Families across the country struggle every day to simply put food on the table. A new study finds Florida to be one of highest-ranked states when it comes to foo..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Tests confirm four southwest Florida beaches now have high levels of bacteria. Water advisories are in effect at the Port Charlotte Beach Complex in Charl..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Between 1997 and 2009, the Florida Department of Children and Families investigated 204 deaths of children in Southwest Florida. That's almost 10 elementary scho..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Kristina Wood has lesson and tests like any other student. In her case though, most everything she needs is at the tips of her fingers.She's one of hundreds of L..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is suing the Bank of New York Mellon and accusing the company of overcharging the state pension fund millions. Attorney General P..
ESTERO, FL- An 87-Year old man is telling WINK news he played right into a scam that took advantage of his love for his son. Cliford Dryden got a call he thought was from his son T..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - The Lehigh Acres Fire Marshal says nothing has been ruled out as investigators look for the cause of Wednesday's house fire. Inspectors combed through every in..
FORT MYERS, Fla--Starting Friday, August 12 through Sunday, August 14th, you won't have to pay state sales tax on some back to school items thanks to the sales tax holiday. But bef..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Due to a water break servicing a fire hydrant, service will be interrupted beginning at 2:00 AM Friday, August 12, 2011 for residents and businesses in the follow..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Realtors say it's help for the housing market-- coming just a little too late. "I'm not sure that we're in the position in this time that we really need something..
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a South Florida police officer who collapsed during his department's SWAT team tryouts earlier this year died from heat stroke. B..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Florida Department of Health (DOH) Charlotte County Health Department is issuing a beach advisory for the Port Charlotte Beach Complex. This area should b..