Soldier surprises daughters at Cape Elementary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- It was the surprise of a lifetime- all caught on camera.  WINK News was there as a Cape Coral soldier shocked his family, after a year of separation while he..
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Panel narrowly OKs Fla. food stamp sweets ban

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Legislation that would ban the use of food stamps to buy candy and other junk food remains alive in the Florida Legislature after a close call.  ..
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2 lanes of Golden Gate Pkwy. closed due to crash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Two westbound lanes of Golden Gate Parkway are closed at Santa Barbara Blvd. due to a vehicle accident that happened just before 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday. ..
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Crash leaves 1 pedestrian dead in Cape Coral

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police are on the scene of a fatal crash on Cape Coral Parkway and SE 17th Avenue, just East of Del Prado Blvd. All lanes are open, but traffic is slow..
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Court says Lee Grace Dougherty has plea deal

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WALSENBURG, Colo. (AP) - Court officials in Colorado say one of three siblings accused in a multi-state crime spree has reached a plea deal with prosecutors.    Lee ..
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Lee County celebrates its 125th anniversary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, and a local historian is sharing his views about how this area grew and what made the people here achie..
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FGCU University Police searches for reported flasher

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The University Police Department of Florida Gulf Coast University is investigating an incident involving indecent exposure that took place Tuesday at 11:45 p.m. i..
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Walmart phone call scam happening in SWFL

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office reports residents have been receiving phone calls from a person saying they are from "Walmart" and stating they have a..
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Woman on trial for Hendry Co. triple murder

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- A Mississippi woman, charged with three counts of premeditated murder, is now on trial in Hendry County. Prosecutors say Ruby Yolanda Parker had a role in the ..
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US shark attacks decline in 2011

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A new report says shark attacks declined in the U.S. last year, but worldwide fatalities reached a two-decade high.    University of Florida..
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Fla. deputies investigate Internet cafes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) - Panhandle officials have raided two Internet cafes after a grand jury investigation.    Two search warrants were executed Tuesday. Some Interne..
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Sarasota man arrested for sexual battery on a 3-year-old

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested John Paul Pica, Jr., 35, of 2249 Benson Street in Sarasota, for sexually assaulting a three-year-old boy. De..
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Investigation continues into Ft. Myers pedestrian death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Florida Highway Patrol continues to investigate a deadly accident on San Carlos Boulevard in Fort Myers. An 87-year-old woman was killed as she crossed the street..
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Judge: Buy wife flowers, then take her to dinner

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A spat over forgetting to wish his wife a happy birthday landed a South Florida man in jail on domestic violence charges.    When Judge ..
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Fla. officials urge 2-year hiatus on new buildings

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Top Florida officials are recommending a two-year hiatus on new school buildings in order to deal with the state's depleted school construction fund. ..
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Governor questions state Health Dept. bill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he's "not on board" with a House proposal that would shift public-health responsibilities from the state to the counties. ..
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Number of public school employees declines

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The number of employees in Florida's public schools has declined.    The state Department of Education reports there were about 318,000 full..
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Hundreds of Fla. businesses help poor families

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Nearly 700 businesses around the state have joined Florida child welfare officials to help needy families.    The Department of Children and..
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Tampa Bay gets another high-profile movie

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Another high-profile movie is going to be filmed in the Tampa Bay area.    The Tampa Bay Times reported (http://bit.ly/x7SDV5 ) Tuesday t..
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2 people shot during fight at St. Pete nightclub

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police say two people were shot following a fight inside a St. Petersburg nightclub. The incident took place early Wednesday at Club Scene. St. Petersbu..
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