MIAMI (AP) - For the first time in more than a decade, the federal government is funding sex education programs that aren't based solely on abstinence. But they're not just about h..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is due to speak at a gathering of AARP members in Orlando. Sebelius' address Friday is expected to focus ..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Escambia County deputies in the Pensacola area say they haven't identified human remains found in a storage unit rented by the mother of a missing 11-year-ol..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Incoming Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos has hired Gov. Charlie Crist's budget chief as staff director for the Senate Ways and Means Committee. T..
DELAND, Fla. (AP) - Four vehicles hit and killed a black bear near DeLand. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office reports that deputies responded to the area Wednesday night and found..
HUDSON, Fla. (AP) - A toddler found in a swimming pool at a Pasco County home earlier this week has died. The sheriff's office reports that Geovani Carrillo, who had just celebrate..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A West Palm Beach man is in custody after authorities say he fatally shot his wife. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office reports that the shooting ha..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Bradenton woman who kidnapped an immigrant couple's baby in Plant City to trick her husband - Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Jose Tabata - into thinking he wa..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa man has been charged in the death of his girlfriend's toddler. Police charged 27-year-old Wilfredo Reyes on Thursday with first-degree murder and aggrava..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Senate candidate Kendrick Meek was joined at a campaign stop Thursday by ex-Vice President Al Gore, who urged Democrats to make a clear choice in the conten..
THE VILLAGES, Fla. (AP) - A gubernatorial hopeful and a possible presidential candidate are joining forces in central Florida. Republican Rick Scott is being joined on the campaign..
NAPLES, Fla. - A Naples woman is in jail because she went to pick up her child from elementary school drunk. Deputies said Miriam Castro didn't even realize her car was moving whil..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - October is Crime Prevention Month and the Fort Myers Police Department will recognize and celebrate the practice of crime prevention while promoting awareness of..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On Thursday September 30, 2010, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics and Street Crimes Unit arrested seven individuals for solicitation of pro..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A nationwide campaign aimed at raising awareness about teen suicides will make it's way to Southwest Florida next week. Gay and straight students at Florida Gulf..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The NephCure Foundation will be holding Fort Myers’ first NephCure Walk on Saturday, October 2, 2010, at 10 a.m. (9:30 a.m. registration) at Lakes Reg..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - WINK News is home to Gulfshore Life magazine's newest cover model! That's right, our own Skytracker Meteorologist Brian Monahan gracing the cover of the October ..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Saving Taxpayers money and keeping crime off the streets. That's the idea behind the Collier County Sheriff's Office's new plan to rehabilitate inmates who a..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Mike Drumm from Gold's Gym stops by to reveal 4 secrets to reversing the clock. 1. Exercise, exercise, exercise 2. Eat like an infant 3. Stand up straight 4. Thi..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - For the first time, WINK News is hearing from the father of a Cape Coral soldier accused of killing innocent civilians in Afghanistan. Christopher Winfield, the ..