APALACHICOLA, Fla. - Authorities are continuing to search for a Florida Panhandle oysterman believed to have fallen off the side of his boat while out in nearly 100-degree heat. Wi..
MIAMI, Fla. - Test results for a suspected case of dengue fever in the Miami area have come back negative. The Miami-Dade County Health Department announced the first test results ..
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - A gang leader who escaped from the Osceola County Jail and was caught in New Jersey is back in central Florida. Authorities say Michael Rigby arrived at the sheri..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida receiver Frankie Hammond Jr. has been sentenced to probation as part of a plea deal in a DUI case. Hammond was sentenced Friday and ordered to pay a $50..
MIAMI, Fla. - Elderly Russian immigrants lined up to take kickbacks from the backroom of a Brooklyn clinic. Claims flooded in from Miami for HIV treatments that never occurred. One..
LEE COUNTY - A teen who lost his hand in an alligator attack gives a minute by minute account of his terrifying ordeal. Tim Delano was standing on a rock in a Collier County ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - New information tonight showing cuts in staffing are affecting how fast firefighters get to Cape Coral homes in an emergency! WINK News asked Cape Coral for..
NORTH NAPLES - Fla. - A Southwest Florida woman says she was a political target. Terri Parr is a member of the 912 project, an organization similar to the tea party. On..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - It's your money, and WINK News goes behind bars to see how $44 million of it was spent on the new Charlotte County Jail expansion.For years, the Charlotte Count..
NAPLES, Fla. - It's not the huge spill in the Gulf, but the clean-up looks the same. Lightening struck a transformer near 5th Avenue on Wednesday and it leaked more than 200 gallon..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News gets to the bottom of some FCAT confusion. On Friday morning a published report stated local fourth and fifth graders FCAT scores were being toss..
Collier County, Fla. - The Palmetto Ridge Marching Band is hosting a car wash to help with Tim Delano's medical bills. The teen lost his hand after an alligator attacked..
A Lee County woman believes thieves drugged her two dogs so they would not bark to wake her duirng a burglary early Wedsnesday morning. The woman slept..
FORT MYERS, Fla--According to BP, the oil giant has paid $201 million in claims to thousands of people along the Gulf coast. The oil giant also says right now it's proces..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools is proud to announce that Rebecca Crissy, a resource teacher at James Stephens International Academy during the 2009/10 school year, is ..
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Apple Inc. will give free protective cases to buyers of its latest iPhone to alleviate the so-called "death grip" problem in which holding the phone with a..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office and Board of County Commissioners unveiled the newly expanded jail Friday. The Charlotte County Jail increased f..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Statistics compiled by the Lee County Sheriff's Office show that crime continues to fall in Lee County. The first six months of 2010 show the crime rate is down ..
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A baby sperm whale has died after it washed ashore in South Florida.Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue officials say the whale, which was only 3-feet long, ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Three Arcadia men are facing charges tonight, accused of trying to sell 434 pounds of copper at a Cleveland recycling business. Deputies say the three..