CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - As NASA marks the 25th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger accident that killed seven astronauts, Southwest Florida is looking back, as well. WI..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Church funeral services have ended for two St. Petersburg Police officers who were killed in the line of duty.Thousands of law enforcement, firefighters..
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - It took three police officers to trap a 14 1/2-foot African rock python and deliver it to wildlife officials.A man spotted the 150-to-200 pound snake su..
CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say one person was killed and another injured in an industrial accident in central Florida.The accident occurred at a facility of DeWitt Excavatin..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Art by Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo is on display in South Florida as part of an exhibit about the history of the Vatican.About 170 works ma..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has quietly fired Enterprise Florida president John Adams, saying he wants a new leader to help promote his job-creation and economic devel..
FORT MYERS, Fla - Beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, January 31st until 5:30 p.m. on Friday, February 4th, Forum Boulevard just south of the S.R. 82 intersection will be closed to thro..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge is defending his decision to appoint Alabama's newly elected attorney general to coordinate all states' interests in the litigation spawned by th..
LOVER'S KEY, Fla.-- Florida's state parks remain a big hit with its citizens. Two state parks in Lee County are ranked in the top five for being popular with residents. Audubon of ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-WINK Fitness Expert Mike Drumm shows us the four moves to get the results you want. Get ready to squat, lunge, push up and walk the plank.
GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - New developments in the fatal stabbing of a Palmetto Ridge High School student. We're learning more about the student accused of the crime. His family and peopl..
NAPLES, Fla. - Homelessness is on the rise as families struggle to cope with the economy. In the last year, the number of children without homes rose 50% in Collier County. Thursda..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A U.S. senator from the state where four law enforcement officers were killed within the past week while trying to capture wanted fugitives is asking the Justice..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida teen was sentenced to six years in prison for a DUI crash that left a pizza delivery man dead. Nineteen-year-old Beruch Zegeye was sent..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An Iraq War veteran has been sentenced to three years and one month in prison for threatening over the Internet to shoot members of his Florida National Gu..
FORT MYERS, FL-What does the month in which you were born say about your driving skills?One insurance company claims to have used real statistics to find out.Not everyone agrees wi..
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee County deputies arrested a 13 year-old boy at North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts after he brought a .45 calibur handgun to school. WINK News is not n..
CAPE CORAL- Cape Coral police got a state of the art crime fighting tool. The new computer software will help combat crime faster. The department used grant money to buy the new co..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - As thousands of area homeowners struggle to avoid foreclosure, some lawmakers in Washington are calling for an end to a program that was designed to help th..
COLLIER COUNTY- Detectives with the Collier County Sheriff's Office's Vice and Narcotics Bureau arrested Velasquez and Vasquez and uncovered more than $360,000 worth of marij..