Worker electrocuted by underground power line

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a worker was killed in Gainesville after striking an underground power line.    Police say the man had been working with a lar..
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26 exotic birds killed in house fire

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say 26 exotic birds died in a Daytona Beach house fire.    Firefighters reported finding 30 birds and one turtle inside in the..
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Ocean Bank to pay $10.9M in drug money case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's largest private state-chartered bank has agreed to pay $10.9 million to the U.S. as part of a deferred prosecution agreement involving drug money laundering...
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Man killed, 9 others injured in boat crash

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

INVERNESS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say one man was killed and several other people were injured in a north Florida boat crash over the weekend.    The Florida Fish a..
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Officer injured in crash with bus

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a South Florida motorcycle police officer was injured when he crashed into a school bus.    Coral Springs police say 52-ye..
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Fla. woman pleads guilty in 1985 Pa. homicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

EASTON, Pa. (AP) - A Florida woman has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the 1985 shotgun death of a Pennsylvania man.    Fifty-six-year-old Lucinda Andrews w..
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An unsafe walk to school for some in Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Parents in one North Fort Myers neighborhood say their children's trip to school every morning is too dangerous. WINK News cameras captured kids dodging car..
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Space station's humanoid robot comes alive

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's humanoid robot has finally awakened in space.    Ground controllers turned Robonaut on Monday for the first time aboard the Intern..
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CCSO ID's Englewood burglar by his fingerprints

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrested Dustin Lee Saylor, 21, 600 Old Englewood Road in Englewood after his fingerprints matched to a home burglary. On Aug..
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Literacy program in need of volunteers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

For Zani Raney and her students, reading time is one of the highlights of the school day."There is absolutely nothing more important that they can do than reading to and with their..
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Attorney: Casey Anthony is back in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Casey Anthony has returned to Florida.    Speaking Sunday on Fox News' "Geraldo at Large," Anthony's attorney, Jose Baez, said she's in Florida ..
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Collier County students go back to school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.-  For a lot of people change can be good, at least that's the lesson new superintendent Dr. Kamela Patton is trying to teach. Dr. Patton toured several sc..
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3 suspects on the run in Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla.- Deputies have one man in custody and are searching for three other people believed to be linked to a suspicious incident in which shots were fired in a G..
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Fla. teen watched as brother killed in drive-by

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An Orlando teen watched as his brother was gunned down while the two walked to a party.    Jeffrey Lewis, his 19-year-old brother, Collins Solom..
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Fla. teen killed in tubing accident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida teenager has died in a tubing accident after crashing into a rocky canal.    A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Comm..
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Fla. on alert as Hurricane Irene strengthens

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - As Hurricane Irene pummeled Puerto Rico, South Florida emergency officials directed staff to halt routine operations and switch strictly to storm mode Monday. &nb..
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Armored truck guard fatally shot at Fla. casino

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Four suspects have been charged with robbing and killing an armored truck guard who was making a stop at a Miami casino.    Authorities sa..
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Cape Church fights trash tab

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

CAPE CORAL, Fl - Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist say their facility on Country Club Boulevard produces no trash and therefore should not have to pay for trash coll..
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The Dougherty siblings are due in court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WALSENBURG, Colo. (AP) - The Dougherty  siblings are due in court today in the southern Colorado county where they're expected to be tried for an alleged multistate crim..
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T.S. Irene takes aim for Puerto Rico

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

Track the latest on the storm at WINK News Hurricane Central SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Tropical Storm Irene barreled toward Puerto Rico late Sunday after hitting St. Croix, pack..
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