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..
FORT MYERS- On Thursday, January 27, 2011, the School Resource Officer at North Fort Myers Academy of the Arts received information from school administrators that a student on sch..
MIAMI (AP) - A jury has convicted a Florida man of conspiracy in a scheme to buy hundreds of assault weapons and military gear for shipment to the Middle East. Jurors in Miami deli..
You might file this one under the heading: Sounded like a good idea at the time.A local restaurant has tried and dropped a 4% environmental surcharge, tacked on to every bill..
UPDATE: A 25-year-old man was arrested Thursday in connection with the attempted abduction of a 12-year-old girl in Golden Gate Estates last fall. Travis Michael Morgan, of 170 1st..
MIAMI (AP) - U.S. Marshals have captured a man in Florida who has been on the run from a drug case for 31 years. A Marshals spokesman says 62-year-old Mark Steven Phillips was arre..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio will serve on four committees: Commerce, Science and Transportation; Foreign Relations; Small Business and Entrepreneurship; and the Selec..
PORT CHARLOTTE- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives, assisted by the Street Crimes Unit, raided a Port Charlotte home at 7:05 a.m. this morning and made three arr..
MIAMI (AP) - A 74-year-old woman used a pair of giant scissors to fight off a would-be robber. Police say the incident happened last week. They are warning others of the suspect, w..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The mother of a Florida teen who authorities say was brutally attacked by another student has filed a lawsuit against the Broward County school board. ..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - For many, no single word evokes as much pain. Challenger. A quarter-century later, images of the exploding space shuttle still signify all that can go w..
IRVINE, Calif. - Jan. 27, 2011 - RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its 2010 Year-End Metropolitan Fore..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Yet another blast of winter weather is grounding flights across the northeast, and it's having a trickle down effect locally. At around lunch time, there were ne..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has proposed restoring Florida's Commerce Department to streamline economic development efforts. The new Republican governor announced his ..