NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A gay rights organization is seeking Supreme Court review of the case of a gay couple who wanted both their names to appear on the birth certificate of the Louis..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- On Monday afternoon, a home on 6th Street SW caught fire. The fire was contained to the garage and kitchen, and the cause is still unknown. WINK News will bring..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Friday, July 8, 2011, Rachel Hachero, 17, was arrested for possession of alcohol by a person under the age of 21, possession of marijuana, two counts of posses..
WASINGTON, D.C.- The U.S. Department of Agriculture ( USDA ), at the urging of a U.S. senator, has taken aim at a bacterial disease that threatens to invade the entire U.S citrus m..
SANFORD, Fla. - A central Florida high school student is suing the school board, claiming officials should have intervened before his teacher gave him alcohol and then let him driv..
MOUNT DORA, Fla. - Central Florida residents of all religious backgrounds are pitching in to help a synagogue after vandals spray painted the building with hate words and symbols. ..
WILLISTON, Fla.- A Georgia woman died and six others were injured when a blown tire cased the vehicle they were traveling in to overturn on Interstate 75 in north Florida. The Flor..
MIAMI (AP) - The first trial of a lawsuit has begun in Miami among hundreds of cases filed by veterans claiming serious infections were caused by shoddy hygiene practices at Vetera..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Craig Miller, the former CEO of the Ruth's Chris steakhouse chain, plans to announce he'll be a Republican candidate for Senate. Miller is flying around the sta..
PANAMA CITY, Fla. - A Panama City man is recovering after colliding with a black bear while riding his bike to work. John Hearn said he saw something out of the corner of his eye e..
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A white male's body was found in the woods by a passerby off of Business 41 between Bayshore Rd. and Pondella Rd on Monday, according to the Lee County Sher..
SARASOTA, Fla.- UPDATE: Carlota Gonzalez, 83, has been located in good condition and has returned home. A short time ago a resident of Village Walk, a neighborhood about a mile and..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- The International Space Station got a year's worth of groceries in a giant shopping cart on Monday, courtesy of the astronauts on NASA's final shuttle flight...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Law enforcement agencies statewide are being asked to adopt new standards for using eyewitnesses to identify crime suspects. The Florida Department of Law Enforc..
ORANGE PARK, Fla. - Authorities say a northeast Florida boy is in critical condition after he was accidentally shot in the head. Clay County Sheriff's spokeswoman Mary Justino says..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies caught a Naples couple in the act of stealing appliances from a Gulf Cove home Sunday at 6:34 a.m. Deputies responded to..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Joseph Clohessey, 24, of 1813 NE 2nd Terrace, was placed under arrest for Loitering & Prowling and Resisting an Officer without Violence on Saturday in Cape C..
PUNTA GORDA Fla.- It used to be the crowning jewel of downtown Punta Gorda. A seven acre plot of land that used to be a shopping mall has come to represent the so-called "b..
Fort Myers, Fla. - Wink News cameras catch the scene of a vehicle rollover in Fort Myers.This happened just after 3 A.M. Monday morning at the intersection of Ballard Road and Orti..
OCALA, Fla. (AP) - A judge has ordered two central Florida teens accused of plotting to kill a classmate to remain behind bars. The 16-year-olds, who are charged with co..