BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Call it a story of Facebook reluctance. Amilcar Santos never intended to log on to the social network."My personality is not with computers," said Santos.Fin..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida will take another step into an era of declining expectations from its cash-strapped state government this week when the most austere in a series of..
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Police are investigating after a 3-year-old boy was found wandering the streets of South Florida. A passerby spotted the boy in Hollywood o..
Your online vote on Sunday will count towards the Harry Chapin Food Bank receiving a Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV. Toyota's nationwide "100 Cars for Good" program is offering 100 T..
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Visitors to the Florida Keys can now pretend to be, and actually fly like, James Bond, thanks to a new watersport. Participants strap on a f..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Family members believe the decomposed body found Friday night in a Port Charlotte Wal-Mart parking lot is a woman who has been missing for days. There is no ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- As you get ready for your weekend, here are some sobering numbers. In 2010, there were 330 alcohol related boating accidents. 126 people were killed and nearl..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - "Just get him away from my daughter as quick as possible." That was the first reaction of a protective Collier County mother when she found sexual texts on h..
MATLACHA, Fla - It's your money, an Lee County spent more than $13 thousand of it to build bats a new home. The bats were supposed to move in once work started on the Matlacha Brid..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- In the wake of last year's oil spill, the "Hands Across the Sand" event took off. It's an international effort to protest offshore drilling and promote alternat..
SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla.-- Your phone can do just about anything these days, from paying your bills and to checking emails and of course making phone calls. Beginning Tuesday, June 28,..
LAKE OKEECHOBEE, Fla. - WINK news paid a visit to Lake-O on Friday to get a first-hand look at how low water levels are in the current drought. On average, the lake should be at 15..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla - Around 6:30 Friday morning, 34 year-old Roselin Jean was turning the corner on Ann Avenue North, when her brakes failed. It sent her car careening into a ..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida atheist says Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd keeps having her arrested because she's not a Christian. EllenBeth Wachs sued Judd Friday in federal court ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A legislative panel has rejected a $2.1 million federal grant designed to help remove patients from nursing homes and provide them with similar care in the..
MIAMI (AP) - Oliver Gaviria was driving along a highway in Caracas when two men dressed in black pulled up alongside him on motorcycles and told him to stop the car. One held a gun..
COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) - High school counselors are finding themselves with higher caseloads as districts across the country trim their budgets. A South Florida h..
MIAMI (AP) - Thousands of Florida doctors and an anti-gun violence group want a Miami federal judge to immediately block enforcement of a new state law barring physicians from disc..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott today signed into law the Florida Silver Alert Plan, which helps protect Florida’s vulnerable senior citizens, according to ..