FORT MYERS, Fla. - Your taxes pay for roads, schools and police. But did you also know that you're paying to bury the dead? Tens of thousands of dollars every year are ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A stretch of I-75 Southbound now re-opened, after an 18-wheeler tore through a bridged portion of the roadway earlier Thursday afternoon. Crews are currently repa..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A popular Southwest Florida landmark is going green! A working solar panel array is being unveiled at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates today. The man who creat..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County is spending 1.3 million dollars, to try to ease the annual flooding along Nalle Grade Rd. in the Bayshore community of North Fort Myers. But some..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Lee County deputy tells WINK News smoke is filling the Lee County jail near the corner of Second Avenue and Monroe Street downtown. The first floor has been ev..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral man wants the Ten Commandments displayed at city hall and other government buildings. Dick Kalfus wrote Mayor John Sullivan urging him to support th..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Richard Elkins has been found guilty of first degree murder and battery. He has been sentenced to life in prison. Thursday morning, closing arguments starte..
ARLINGTON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in north Florida are investigating the death of a 4-day-old boy who died after being attacked by the family's pit bull. Justin Daniel Valentin wa..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A new transition house for women is seeing results after using zero government or grant funds to get up and running. The home was unveiled Thursday and was built..
NAPLES, Fla. - A mother is suing a local shopping mall after she says her son was molested in their bathroom and security did nothing about it. "There's no question if mall had rea..
TAMPA, Fla. - A Call for Action investigation into what one soldier's stepfather calls, "deplorable conditions" at the James A. Haley Veterans' hospital in Tampa. WINK News uncover..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man has pleaded guilty to violating the Endangered Species Act in connection with the sale and illegal export of African elephant ivory. The Departme..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A jury has been chosen in the South Florida DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz. The six-person panel, plus two a..
MIAMI (AP) - An appeals court says a federal judge cannot order the head of the Environmental Protection Agency to testify in a lawsuit over Everglades clean-up efforts. The 11th C..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida mother has pleaded guilty to shaking her baby to death after the boy's crying interrupted her game on Facebook. Alexandra V. Tobias pleade..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating two armed robbery suspects, believed to be staying in Cape Coral. On Monday, October ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Port Charlotte man is under arrest - accused in a string of arson attacks. 22-year-old Joshua Ransom faces several charges. Investigators say Ransom torc..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A survey shows overall drug use is down among Florida's middle and high school students, although marijuana use is a growing concern. Use of alcohol, c..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A jury on Thursday convicted Anna Nicole Smith's psychiatrist and boyfriend of conspiracy in a prescription drug case involving the former Playboy model and real..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says General Motors will pay back $2.1 billion of the funds that taxpayers invested in the company. That brings the total it has repaid to $9.5 bil..