Small plane lands on Fla Turnpike near Miami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A small plane has landed on the Florida Turnpike north of Miami.    Television pictures show the plane landed Wednesday afternoon on the highw..
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Details still unclear surrounding Atkins' leave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's been one day since WINK News cameras caught the Vice President of Academic Affairs, Steve Atkins, leaving the Edison State College campus. He's on paid admin..
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Fish kill spotted off Captiva Pass

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A fish kill, stretching nearly ten miles long between Lee and Charlotte Counties, is being described as moderate. Florida Fish and Wildlife officals have been tes..
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Arrest, charges filed in Hollywood hacking probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI says it's made an arrest and federal charges have been filed in a probe of email hacking that targeted Hollywood celebrities.    FBI spoke..
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Fla. appeals court upholds Legislature on tuition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An appellate court says the Florida Legislature has ultimate authority to set tuition rates at state universities.    A three-judge panel of..
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Walkathon and White Cane Day

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The annual Walkathon and white cane day will be held October 15th at 9.am at Lakes Park. At the entrance of Lakes Park, volunteers will be walking across the eigh..
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Suspect ID needed in credit card fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Police are asking for help identifying a suspect who allegedly stole a wallet from a vehicle and then made purchases with the victim's credit cards. On Mond..
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Cape police make arrests in 2 jewelry thefts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Burglary Detectives have made arrests in two jewelry theft investigations in which the suspects pawned the victims’ property. In the first..
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Working smoke alarms could mean free pizza

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Nothing in life is free but for people living in Fort Myers, dinner could be free if they order from Domino's on Thursday.  The South Trail Fire Department..
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Major dip in sheltered animals in Collier county

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Just over 6,000 animals came through the doors at Collier County Domestic Animal Services last year. That's down seven percent from the year before."What we'r..
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Gov. wants to delay water cleanup in Everglades

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A project that's been held up for more than two decades may finally make some progress, restoring the Everglades.  The governor's new plan could affect ..
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Details emerge in Naples hit and run case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- WINK News has new details in Monday's fatal hit and run in Naples.The suspect, charged with D.U.I. manslaughter, failed several portions of a sobriety test he agreed ..
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Lee shelter dog travels on two paws, not four

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The latest resident of Lee County Domestic Animal Services isn't your typical pound pup. Little Trixie was found on the streets walking upright, relying entirely ..
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Fla. Gov. to lay out jobs agenda for 2012

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott, who says he was elected to create more jobs in Florida, plans to spend his second year again pushing an agenda calling for more tax cuts, ..
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Fla. wants end to federal oversight of elections

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's top elections official is asking a federal court to end federal oversight of state elections.    Any voting law changes in Florida..
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1,588 welfare applicants decline to take drug test

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - New figures reveal less than one percent of Florida welfare applicants tested positive for drugs under a new law. But nearly 1,600 applicants did not take the drug tes..
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Woman, 73, tosses coffee on purse snatcher

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Police say a 73-year-old Boca Raton woman threw a cup of coffee at a man who snatched her purse in a grocery store parking lot.    Authoritie..
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Scott: State doesn't need more anthropologists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott says it isn't a vital interest of the state of Florida to have more anthropologists.    Economically speaking, he may be right: Job grow..
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Fla. county commission debates fluoride in water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - The commission for one of Florida's largest counties is again debating whether to remove fluoride from the area's drinking water.    During T..
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Edison College VP of Academic Affairs on leave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Vice President of Academic Affairs for Edison State College, Dr. George S. Atkins, was suddenly placed on administrative leave Tuesday afternoon. In a t..
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