PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Goodwill a place devoted to helping people get on their feet. But now one if its own employees is charged with stealing money from the organization."It's ver..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives this afternoon purchased a half-pound of Marijuana from Steeven Abraham, 19, 26190 Paysandu Dr., Deep..
DELAND, Fla. (AP) - A DeLand woman was reportedly killed when a tree fell on the truck she was riding in during a storm. Police say 51-year-old Jeannie Scott was riding with her hu..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Tuesday Liberty Counsel will meet the Collier County, Florida, School Board in the Fort Myers federal courthouse. This lawsuit challenges the board's recent ban ..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The oil has stopped flowing into the Gulf of Mexico, but many of the people hit hardest by the huge spill are struggling as badly as ever. Large charities provid..
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Danielle has formed far from land in the Atlantic with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph), and it's expected to strengthen in the next couple of day..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A number of kids weren't allowed back to school Monday because they didn't have the proper immunizations to attend class. The Lee County Health Department was pa..
MIAMI (AP) - A federal judge has denied the request by the Miccosukee Indians to stop the state from purchasing agricultural land in the Everglades. Judge Federico Moreno ruled Mon..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The State Attorney's Office has decided to drop all charges against Ralph Loosman. 21-year-old Looseman faced manslaughter charges in Alex Teehee's death. ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A burglary suspect confessed to a handful of other crimes after being busted in the act. 28-year-old Christopher Carlisle is in jail. Fort Myers police officers ..
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) - Military officials say a North Carolina-based Marine has been killed in combat in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced on Monday that 19-year-..
MIAMI (AP) - The federal agency that is overseeing Florida's controversial Medicaid pilot program says it will work with the state to review the program. In 2005, Florida's Agency ..
EAST NAPLES, Fla. - A 39-year-old woman was found dead inside her East Naples residence Sunday in what appears at this time to be an accidental shooting. Kelly A. Rowles was discov..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Vandals trashed several businesses at a Cape Coral strip mall. It happened on Del Prado Boulevard South. Over the weekend, vandals spray painted the wall back of..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Police believe bad weather is to blame for a crash involving a Cape Coral police officer Monday morning. It happened around 7:00 on Del Prado Boulevard South, so..
HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. - A Clewiston woman has now been charged with second degree murder after police say she ran over a man she thought was her accused rapist, but deputies say Ambe..
WINK News tallies early voting totals. In total, 26,889 people voted early in SWFL. 56,934 voted via absentee ballots. Lee County: Early Voting - 13,360 Absentee - 24,296 (41,973 s..
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods and his wife are officially divorced. The lawyers for Woods and Elin Nordegren say in a statement that the divorce became official Monday in Ba..
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A Florida man accused of running a $880 million Ponzi scheme may have reached a deal with federal prosecutors. Nevin Shapiro is due in court Sept. 15 for a plea..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Coast Guard is responding to a barge that ran aground on the southern tip of Gasparilla Island at about 11:30 a.m., Monday. The 25-foot tug Renee, owned by A..