TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Board of Governors may adopt a regulation that would let Florida's universities seek the panel's permission to charge students a flat tuition rate rega..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Rick Scott is giving his first press conference as governor-elect. The Republican plans to announce his transition team and take questions from the med..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Hillsborough County judge has ordered a 21-year-old Tampa man to get counseling in a mental health facility after the man pretended to be 14 to play on a youth..
OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) - An Okeechobee County Jail inmate was found dead from an apparent suicide. The sheriff's office reports that 35-year-old Kerrie Michelle Howard was found han..
PORT ORANGE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Highway Patrol trooper sustained minor injuries when authorities say another driver ran a red light and crashed into his cruiser in Volusia Count..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican lawmaker in line to head the House Transportation Committee says he wants to re-examine one of President Barack Obama's signature programs - $10 bi..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - In Lee County there are an estimated 3,400 persons without a place to call home. The Lee County Homeless Coalition, through a union of many diverse community gro..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - "At first I'm on the stairs, I see across the dance floor he's having an altercation," said victim Carlos Harris. It all started at Neo Lounge in Fort Myers. Wit..
GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - A proposed interchange at Everglades Blvd and I-75 could be a critical evacuation route for residents in Golden Gate Estates. Moving the project forward is a th..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - There are an estimated 3,400 homeless people in Lee County. On November 9, 2010 the Lee County Board of Commissioners will declare November 14-20 as Nation..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's hard enough to pay for all those presents this holiday season but what about the amount of gas you waste, going from store to store. We have some tips! Firs..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you have a smart phone, then you'll have an extra advantage this holiday shopping season. We've got 5 practical holiday shopping apps that you can download to..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery's final launch is off again, this time because of stormy weather. Just before daybreak Thursday, NASA delayed the liftoff until ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Eric Yeagle fired up the WINK kitchen to show us how to make Lobster Linguini available now at Carrabba's in Southwest Florida. Remember Carrabba's this ho..
NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Victims talk to WINK News about the Collier Sheriff's Office investigation into Blue Martini. The Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday they could not find any ev..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Two murders... within five days... and Lee County Sheriff's detectives believe Brian Casey is responsible for both.Ryan Vanderson and Larrick Sikes lost their li..
Another crash on I-75 on the Caloosahatchee Bridge shuts down lanes. An 18-wheeler used to haul cars crashed on the bridge. This time southbound at mile marker 143.&nbs..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - You have insurance to protect yourself if the worst happens. But what happens if your insurance company suspects you of bilking the system? A W..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - An 81 year old man is behind bars, accused of trying to abduct two underage girls as they were walking home from their school bus stops in Fort Myers. The girls ..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Lee County deputies are on the lookout for a burglar with a serious sweet tooth. A Lehigh woman says thieves stole hundreds of dollars worth of ice cream from ..