TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Gainesville soldier serving in Afghanistan who was convicted of driving on a suspended license has been pardoned by the state. Lane Wright, a spokesman f..
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida woman has been arrested after authorities say she doused her toddler with bleach, chlorine and other pool chemicals. Sandra Freeman was ar..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Six juvenile justice employees have been placed on paid leave after a teen died at a West Palm Beach detention center. A spokeswoman for the agency sai..
MIAMI (AP) - A Florida building supply company is suing a German conglomerate for $100 million over defective Chinese drywall installed in tens of thousands of homes. Banner Supply..
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) - One person has been shot while authorities were serving an eviction notice at a South Florida home. Broward Sheriff's authorities said deputies went to ..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics detectives arrested a father and son Friday after raiding their home at 6:20 a.m. in Punta Gorda at 3021 Roma Court. The N..
A case of "muggle" madness at theatres in Southwest Florida and across the country, as Harry Potter fans came out in droves to say a final farewell to their favorite boy wizard. Th..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The pilots on NASA's last space shuttle flight fixed another one of their main computers Friday after it failed and set off an alarm that shattered thei..
MIAMI (AP) - A federal judge is raising questions about the strength of the U.S. case against two suspects in a Florida terrorism financing case. U.S. District Judge Adalberto Jord..
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - U.S. marshals say a Florida man has been arrested in Greensboro and accused by authorities with kidnapping his 3-year-old son last month. Deputy U.S. Marsha..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives, assisted by Street Crimes deputies, arrested four in an Oxycodone drug sting; supplier mom brought her 9..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Two top administrators at Edison State College are on leave after WINK News learns they allowed a number of students to skip over core classes needed for their d..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- New questions tonight about about a fire that destroyed Stan's Coffee. Business owners say they are starting to notice dead fish surfacing along canal banks n..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.-- Heat stroke isn't just for humans. The Southwest Florida sun is proving to be more than many dogs can handle. At the Animal Medical Center of Lehigh Acres, a c..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - While a Naples man remains in jail, his estranged wife is laid to rest today. WINK News just got newly released court documents that tell exactly what happen..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Fort Myers Beach is getting positive results with its ground-level pedestrian signs -- so much so, it wants the county to buy more. But locals say they're ready ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- A bustling Lee County catering business was badly burglarized. Thieves made off with thousands of dollars in restaurant equipment from Rene's Restaurant & Cat..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A new charter school is opening in Lee County, but without controversy. Lee Charter School of Excellence on Joel Boulevard will welcome its first class of 112 ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A suspicious fire is under investigation in Cape Coral and is now being called arson. It started just before 5 a.m. Thursday morning at a vacant ..
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) - Officials say multiple drugs were found in the system of a Georgia Southern University student who died over spring break in the Florida Panhandle. The Okaloosa..