TALLAHASSEE, Fla - BP is refusing to give Florida more money for advertising. The $25 million the company gave the state in June runs out this weekend. Sunday, the commercial..
GULF OF MEXICO - The Coast Guard is continuing their search for a missing 58-year-old male boater west of Sanibel Island, Fla., Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater..
Four out of every one-thousand babies born in the U.S. suffer some brain damage. Traditionally doctors could do little to save these babies' brains. Now doctors are usi..
MIAMI (AP) - The American teenager who police call the "Barefoot Bandit" made his first appearance in a U.S. court since being extradited from the Bahamas.Colton Harris-Moore appea..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte State Bank is accepting donations of school supplies for Charlotte County students in need of assistance for the upcoming school year. Supp..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - The Lee County Department of Transportation is facing job cuts. About 50 jobs out of 400 will be eliminated.Some of those 50 positions are vacant, others ar..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte County deputies have identified a body found near Maracaibo Park in Port Charlotte.Deputies found the badly decomposed body of 52 year old Jean Ch..
ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) - Two Florida greyhound trainers face possible sanctions after officials said their racing dogs tested positive for small amounts of cocaine.The dogs were ra..
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Five percent of Key West residents show evidence that they have been exposed to the virus that causes dengue fever, a mosquito-borne, potentially serious illn..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After days of progress on the Gulf of Mexico oil leak, BP said Wednesday that delays have temporarily stopped work beneath the water on both a stopgap solution a..
MIAMI, Fla.-The American teenager who authorities call the "Barefoot Bandit" will face charges in the U.S. Colton Harris-Moore was deported from the Bahamas on Tuesday and an initi..
NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County says North Naples is long overdue for a recycling drop off station. Months ago, the county picked a site on Santa Barbara Boulevard, but neighbo..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A man is stuck with thousands of phone books. An old tenant left them in the garage and he said no one will take them off his hands to put them to good use. St..
CAPE CORAL , Fla. - A Cape Coral home is a total loss after a fire. Now the fire chief tells WINK News he needs to increase his staff. With the heat and intense flames, firefighter..
A fire in Northwest Cape Coral became so dangerous at one point, firefighters had to retreat. The roof of the home in the 200 block of NW 10th Terrace has completely burned off and..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- "The Yankee family must be hurting right now," said Ron Santos of the death of team owner George Steinbrenner. He died of a heart attack in Tampa, at the a..
GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. - A teenager is recovering at Lee Memorial Hospital after an alligator ripped off his left hand in a local canal. Now, officials in Collier County i..
Negotiations between Collier County and the Chicago Cubs appear to be over.Craig Bouchard today told WINK News, "In our discussions with the Cubs we asked for them to provide our g..
It took the Wolford family a long time to nurse their German Shephard Mona back to health after she was hit by a car. "We took her to doctor Amy's, we had her there for one night,"..
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Fort Myers Soldier dies in Afghanistan.The Department of Defense announced Tuesday the death of 40 year old Spc. Carlos J. Negron who died July 10 at Asadabad, ..