Alligators attack 2 dogs in central Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials are warning dog owners to keep pets away from canals or other bodies of water after alligators attacked two dogs in central Florida. ..
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Police nab four teens “car hopping” in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-Four teens were arrested and charged with Loitering and Prowling after "car hopping" in Cape Coral on Tuesday. Cape Coral Police responded to a report of a suspici..
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Poll: Florida ranks third in worst behaved beachgoers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

More than 1,100 people took a TripAdvisor poll and of that group, 74 percent felt that pool and beachgoers violate some form of etiquette. It turns out travelers think Miami Beach ..
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Memorial Service for FGCU Student who Drowned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

A memorial service will be held today on the FGCU library lawn for a student who drowned.  Joel Johnson drowned last week while swimming with friends in the campus lake. ..
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Only on WINK: Hacker calls in home invasion hoax in Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- It's something straight out of the movies. A home invasion turns into a hoax in Collier County all because of a hacker. It happened at a home at 2002 Morni..
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Naples woman using duct tape creations to honor her late mother

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

NAPLES, Fla.- "Anything you see can be made in any color," Lindsey Meeks said. Her new business started out as a hobby. "I came across all these colors and that was it," she s..
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Local shops take drop-side cribs out of stock

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Expectant parents will tell you, preparing for a baby is expensive. Between diapers, clothing and medical care, the costs can add up fast. So mothers and fathers..
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Two Cape Coral seniors clip thousands of coupons to help cash-strapped military families

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Two Cape Coral seniors are spending hours each day clipping coupons for cash-strapped military families. And the duo doesn't take their job lightly. In less than ..
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Oyster reef to help clean Sanibel Island waters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla.- Volunteers who have been bagging shells for nearly a year gathered Tuesday morning to stack them into a ledge off Sanibel Island. "We see that there's baby oy..
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NASA confirms July 8 for last shuttle launch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The last space shuttle launch ever is set for July 8. NASA managers met at Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday and confirmed Friday, July 8, as the launch d..
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Hacker group Anonymous targets Orlando websites

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The computer hacker group Anonymous is promising to crash various Orlando websites this week. The group is credited with crashing the websites of Visa and Mast..
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Cape Coral man arrested for DUI with minors in vehicle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Officers have arrested Phillip Charles Winters, 24, of Cape Coral for DUI with persons under 18 years of age inside of the vehicle. On Saturday,..
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Divided Florida appeal court upholds school search

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A divided Florida appeal court has upheld a school search of a student who turned out to be carrying a gun. The 2-1 decision Tuesday by a three-judge panel..
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Fla. man survives alligator attack in state park

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

APOPKA, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials say a 52-year-old man was attacked by an alligator while snorkeling with his young son in a central Florida state park. According to the Flor..
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6 station astronauts take shelter from space junk

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The six space station astronauts are safe after a close call with a piece of space junk. Mission Control ordered the crew of the International Space Sta..
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US rep. to renew bill over military medical suits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A congressman says he'll renew efforts to remove malpractice liability shields for military hospitals after the U. S. Supreme Court declined to hear the latest c..
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Tallahassee braces for state employee layoffs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's capital city is bracing for thousands of public employee layoffs due to spending cuts in the new state budget. The city joined with other governm..
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Fla. cites error in ruling on death sentencing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The Florida attorney general's office says a Miami federal judge made several errors in ruling that the state's death sentencing methods are unconstitutional. The stat..
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Runoff vote will decide next Miami-Dade mayor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade County voters are picking a new mayor after the former mayor was recalled. Tuesday is a run-off between former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina and former County..
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Detectives arrest suspect for grand theft auto, several burglaries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police took two separate reports of car burglaries on June 5th . One was at 817 SW 52nd Street and the other was at 606 El Dorado Parkway West. Bo..
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