Girl recovering from dog attack out of hospital

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida whose face was mauled by a dog at a sleepover has been released from the hospital.    Officials tell Miami news station WTVJ (..
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Insanity defense as Fla. teen attack trial opens

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The insanity defense takes center stage as trial begins for a Florida teenager accused in the brutal 2010 attack on a girl outside a middle school.&nbs..
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200-guest house party busted while parents were away

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies responded to a loud music complaint and found approximately 200 attending a house party with alcohol and marijuana while t..
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Deputies: Man dies after being hit by 2 cars

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEMINOLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a pedestrian has died after being struck twice as he crossed a road in Pinellas County.    The man was crossing Park Boulevard ..
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Community searches for missing Palm Bay woman

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) - Police say they have no new leads into the disappearance of a Palm Bay woman who has been missing for two weeks.    About 50 people showed up t..
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2 Fla. men arrested after hauling away ATM

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) - Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies arrested two men they say used a front-end loader to driver through an ATM at a Bank of America location and steal the m..
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Fla. officer fires gun during fraud investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade police say an officer opened fire on a vehicle whose driver tried to hit him during an investigation.    Police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta say..
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I-75 re-opens following brush fire in south Lee County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - I-75 has re-opened after a large brush fire forced authorities to close the interstate in southern Lee County on Sunday afternoon. The fire burned in a wooded ar..
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Concerned Catholics observed a Fortnight for Freedom

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Catholic Church observed a "Fortnight for Freedom," 14 days during June and July, to express their concerns over threats to religious freedom.  Th..
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Perfect Game Baseball Tournament boosts Fort Myers' economy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Perfect Game Baseball Tournament is going on right now in Fort Myers, bringing in big bucks for the community. Fort Myers has hosted the summer series for the..
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Neighborhoods in fear after 15th murder this year

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

DUNBAR, FL - 50 year old Tyrone Williams was gunned down and his body was found near Clemente Park on Henderson Avenue in the Dunbar section of Fort Myers. Some who live near the p..
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Protect your computer ahead of Malware Monday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Malware Monday is looming. Are you and your computer prepared?Tens of thousands of Americans could lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computer..
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Romney campaign opens Collier County office

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - The Romney Campaign is open for business in Collier County. As part of Super Saturday, where 30 local offices in Florida spent the day reaching out to voters, the Re..
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Teens in serious, critical condition after Lee County crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The Florida Highway Patrol tells WINK News two teenage boys are at Lee Memorial Hospital in serious and critical condition after they lost control of the Jetta ..
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Police: Man shot fireworks at 3 Orlando officers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando police say a man shot fireworks at officers clearing downtown bars after Fourth of July festivities.    Police say three officers on bic..
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JetBlue ends Vermont air service to Orlando

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - JetBlue Airways is dropping the only nonstop flight between Vermont and Orlando, Florida in November.    The discount carrier has operat..
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Habitat for Humanity works on Women Build in Bonita Springs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.- Habitat for Humanity went to work on a Bonita Springs home this morning as part of the Women Build program. The Zonta Club of Bonita Springs raised $50,000 to..
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Car with 3 wounded drives up to trooper for help

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida Highway Patrol trooper handling a fender-bender on a Miami-area highway suddenly found himself tending to three gunshot victims.    FHP spokes..
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Illegal guns obtained by stealing, 'straw buys' at shops

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - 15 murders in Fort Myers this year, and police say it's all about guns and drugs. Amid the rise in violence, officers continue to pull over cars with teenagers i..
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Fired South Florida lifeguard to get key to city

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The lifeguard who was fired for leaving his post to help rescue a man outside his patrol area will be given a key to the city of Hallandale Beach in h..
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