MIAMI (AP) - A jury has recommended death for a South Florida man convicted of fatally shooting an Illinois tourist who stopped to ask directions in Coconut Grove. The Miami-Dade j..
LEHIGH ACRES, FL- A Lehigh Acres man walks in on burglars tearing apart his home.His first reaction: to grab his shotgun. David Helmick says, "You destroyed my home, give me ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State wildlife official say they're cracking down on people who buy or sell game meat online. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials s..
FORT MYERS, FL-A site seeing adventure turns into a nightmare for a Fort Myers Woman stranded in the Cairo Airport.Today the FGCU grad is safe in Istanbul. She claims had no help f..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Four teens from North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts are in trouble, accused of threatening the life of a fellow student. The threats came after they mistakenly ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla--The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act set aside 56 million dollars for Florida to retrain workers who lost their jobs.But a WINK NEWS investigation find..
CAPE CORAL- There's a new push to get rid of Cape Coral's Victim's Advocate Program, because some say it costs too much. A mother who's young daughter died after being left in a ho..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Republican Senator Marco Rubio will be in Naples Friday for his first public meeting with voters since taking office earlier this year. The senator will meet..
Punta Gorda- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office jail inmates and the County’s Public Works Department are cleaning up a former park area south of Punta Gorda on Taylor R..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - For every criminal investigators take off the street, there's a handful of new warrants issued - making it hard for task force members to keep up - and continuin..
MIAMI (AP) - Amid the peak Valentine's Day flower season, U.S. agents in Miami are working overtime to make sure pretty love bouquets are not used as transportation by exotic South..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking you to take a second look at your medicine cabinet. The agency is gearing up for it's fourth installment of Operation Medici..
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Officials have caught an injured 1,000-pound manatee in waters off South Florida. On Thursday, Florida fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission divers l..
TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is being sued in an effort to get federal review for voter approved amendments that would change the way legislative and congressional distr..
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials are trying to figure out what killed a 2-year-old North Atlantic Right Whale off of north Florida's coast. The whale was found dead an..
TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. (AP) - The father of two slain Tampa teenagers says he is humbled by the support he's received since his son and daughter were found fatally shot last week, al..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Tickets are now available for the Young Artists Awards Gala at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre on Sunday, March 13. The event, showcasing the area’s best y..
CAPE CORAL- The City’s negotiating team has reached impasse with the Cape Coral Fraternal Order of Police on resolving the receipt of an unauthorized increase in salary dolla..
NAPLES– The Conservancy of Southwest Florida today released its 2011 Estuaries Report Card. Of the ten estuaries studied, ranging from Venice in the north to Everglades City ..
CAPE CORAL- The Cape Coral Police Department was on scene of a fatal crash at the 1200 block of NE Pine Island Road. A car with a sole occupant was traveling eastbound on NE P..