Teens break into Gainesville restaurant, cook meal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Police say two teenagers broke into a north Florida Chinese restaurant and cooked some chicken gizzards.    Gainesville police spokesman Jor..
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Local church stuffs the bus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Members of a Collier County church are donating some generous gifts to school children. The Living Word Family Church set up a bus in front of the Super Target on Im..
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State Board of Ed approves new FCAT scores

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The state Board of Education has approved a new set of passing scores for Florida's standardized test.    The board voted unanimously in fav..
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Fla. Legislature shifts focus to higher education

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Last year, Florida legislators made historic changes to education. Tenure for new teachers was eliminated. Instructor evaluations were revamped and linked to student t..
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Fla. ministry sued over abuse allegations in Haiti

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle ministry is being sued over alleged sexual abuse at a Haitian orphanage whose finances it manages.    A lawsuit filed in E..
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Kickin' it with Kyle at the Lee County DAS

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- How about bringing a pet home for the holidays?This morning WINK News was kicking it with Kyle at the Lee County Domestic Animal Services for more information on ..
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FAMU head keeps job during hazing death probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University's president will keep his job while authorities investigate the hazing death of a band member.    The university'..
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Lakeland Officer shot while on patrol

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Lakeland police officer suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot while on patrol. Lakeland Police Chief Lisa Womack says 25-..
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Stabbing investigation in Immokalee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Collier County deputies are investigating two stabbings in Immokalee. The Sheriff's Office says one man was found dead behind a trailer on North 3rd Street; Deput..
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Car collides into Port Charlotte supermarket

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a car that crashed into a Port Charlotte Publix supermarket. The crash happened around 3:30pm Sunda..
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Lehigh teen killed in overnight crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol said a Lehigh Acres teen was killed in an overnight crash. The crash happened around 2am Sunday, off Kittyhawk Drive near Jonathan Avenu..
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Failed claims bills revived in Florida Legislature

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Emotion-packed bills that would compensate two men whose lives were turned upside down by governmental mistakes will get another chance during Florida's 20..
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FAMU board to consider president's suspension

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University's Board of Trustees will consider Gov. Rick Scott's request that President James Ammons be suspended while authorities continue ..
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Dog-owner olympics support anti-terrorism charity

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Twenty dog and owner duos converged on the Von Tente Kennel in North Fort Myers for the fourth annual Dog-Owner Olympics.Dogs of all types competed in agili..
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Showtime at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall is welcoming Cirque Dreams Holidaze, Salute to Vienna, and BB King. For tickets, go to bbmannpah.com.
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Troops leave Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

KHABARI CROSSING, Kuwait (AP) - The last U.S. soldiers rolled out of Iraq across the border into neighboring Kuwait at daybreak Sunday, whooping, fist bumping and hugging each othe..
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Christmas boat parade lights up Punta Gorda Isles

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A spectacular Charlotte County tradition continued Saturday night as dozens of boats lit up the canals of Punta Gorda Isles. It was the 11th year for the "..
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Man wearing wig robs two Lee County businesses

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Robbery detectives are searching for a suspect they say robbed two businesses just minutes apart. At 2:25 pm on Saturday, deputies responded to the Riverdale Pha..
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Heavy lifting will advance patient care

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee Memorial Health System gave new meaning to the phrase "heavy lifting" Saturday morning. A crane lifted a 17-ton High-Field Open MRI over and around the R..
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One dead in collision on I-75 near Colonial Blvd exit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol said a Pennsylvania woman was killed in crash involving a van and a car on I-75 in Lee County on Saturday afternoon.It happened in the sou..
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