COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A project that's been held up for more than two decades may finally make some progress, restoring the Everglades. The governor's new plan could affect ..
NAPLES, Fla.- WINK News has new details in Monday's fatal hit and run in Naples.The suspect, charged with D.U.I. manslaughter, failed several portions of a sobriety test he agreed ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The latest resident of Lee County Domestic Animal Services isn't your typical pound pup. Little Trixie was found on the streets walking upright, relying entirely ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott, who says he was elected to create more jobs in Florida, plans to spend his second year again pushing an agenda calling for more tax cuts, ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's top elections official is asking a federal court to end federal oversight of state elections. Any voting law changes in Florida..
MIAMI (AP) - New figures reveal less than one percent of Florida welfare applicants tested positive for drugs under a new law. But nearly 1,600 applicants did not take the drug tes..
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Police say a 73-year-old Boca Raton woman threw a cup of coffee at a man who snatched her purse in a grocery store parking lot. Authoritie..
MIAMI (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott says it isn't a vital interest of the state of Florida to have more anthropologists. Economically speaking, he may be right: Job grow..
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - The commission for one of Florida's largest counties is again debating whether to remove fluoride from the area's drinking water. During T..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Vice President of Academic Affairs for Edison State College, Dr. George S. Atkins, was suddenly placed on administrative leave Tuesday afternoon. In a t..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- A new exhibit it set to open at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates next month and WINK News is giving you a sneak peek. Florence Keen Sansom was born in the caret..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Big tobacco trials begin today in Fort Myers and 150 people are fighting cigarette companies for multi-million dollar payouts. They argue their illnesses were cau..
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Eight relatives had set out to fish in less-than-ideal conditions off the Florida Keys. It was raining, seas topped 7 feet and winds were whipping up to 38 mp..
NAPLES, Fla.- The traffic lights are now working after an outage earlier Tuesday at Goodlette Frank Rd. and Golden Gate Pkwy. Traffic was being directed by the Naples police. Motor..
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Drivers in the Florida Keys are facing a peculiar road hazard: rutting Key deer. It's mating season and the male deer are moving around look..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-In this slow economy, some people are trying to save money on cosmetic procedures by buying injectables online and self-injecting. Dr. Michael Kim tells us t..
SANIBEL, Fla.- A construction worker fell off of the roof at Blind Pass Condominiums, Tuesday morning. The victim was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital, but his condition is unk..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A Charlotte County Sheriff's detective followed a trail of copper wire trimmings right to the thief’s home. Louis Edward “Eddie” Johnson, 34, 2..
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Manatee County's commissioners are considering whether to adopt a "no-kill" policy for its animal shelter. Commissioners will discuss the r..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - This was a good year for sea turtles in Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports a record high annual nest ..