PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - As Southwest Florida's unemployment rate stays at record highs, one Punta Gorda company has a plan to expand, and they're making sure, only people from our comm..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - "I don't agree with any of this. He should be home with us and his family," said Danielle Downer. Leandro Fermin's girlfriend begged a judge to grant her boyfrie..
NAPLES, Fla. - A Naples woman is up in arms after she says bandits took fruit from an expensive, exotic tree in her yard. But the suspects tell WINK News, the crime doesn't match t..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Hypothermia, the extreme cooling of the body, sounds like something you'd typically want to avoid. But in some cases, it can save your life. You've ..
HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. - A new index of economic stress finds that Hendry County in Southwest Florida, ranks among the worst in America. The index, compiled by the Associated Pre..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - At approximately 2:00 a.m. on August 29, 2010, Punta Gorda Police responded to the IHOP restaurant, located at 1501 Tamiami Trail in reference to a report of a ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police are warning residents to be aware of a scam involving an offer to help with electric bill payments. On September 8, a citizen contacted Cape Po..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - On August 25, 2010, we issued a health advisory for Cape Coral Yacht Club Beach because tests indicated that the beach water quality did not meet the criteria fo..
LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A former conservative preacher convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill his lover's husband has died in Florida. George Crossley collapsed Wednesday at t..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - People in Lee County hoping to hit the library were met with locked doors and locked drop boxes! All Lee County library branches were closed due to a county-wide..
WASHINGTON - The State Department has now issued a travel alert to warn US citizens of the potential for anti-American demonstrations in many countries in response to the planned b..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The two alleged ringleaders in the locker room sexual assault of a Tampa-area middle-school student are going to spend the next five years on adult probation. Pr..
SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers architect Jeff Mudgett told WINK News he thinks the old Fenway Park scoreboard will be brought into the new Boston Red Sox spring training stadi..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The La Nina climate phenomenon is strengthening, increasing the likelihood an active hurricane season could get even busier. The update from the National Oceanic ..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Punta Gorda Police announces the arrest of Richard Albert Roy, 38, Punta Gorda, on charges of occupied burglary, exposure of sexual organs, and voyeurism. Detec..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Traffic deaths have plummeted across the United States to levels not seen in more than a half century, spurred by technology, more safety-conscious drivers and to..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is exhorting a Florida minister to "listen to those better angels" and call off his plan to engage in a Quran-burning protest this weekend...
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The American Bus Association (ABA) announced today that the Edison Festival of Light held in the Fort Myers River District in February, has been designated as on..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's health care tab will go up - not down - as a result of President Barack Obama's sweeping overhaul. That's the conclusion of a government forecast Thu..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Highway Patrol is reporting 17 traffic deaths across the state over the Labor Day weekend. FHP says out of roughly 1,300 crashes that troopers work..