TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Democratic Senate candidate Kendrick Meek said he's ready for the first three-way debate of the general election season. Most polls show Meek in third place, bu..
SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) - A Spring Hill man has been sentenced to more than two years for making a threatening phone call to U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite in March. A judge sentenced ..
NAPLES, Fla. - In North Naples, part of the gulf is turning shades of yellow and brown from algae. It's happening at Vanderbilt Beach and Barefoot Beach. It's also been spotted nea..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - He may have called off his highly controversial plan to burn Qurans, but Terry Jones said he's not sorry for planning the event. Jones said burning Qurans was m..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A company in the first year of a four-year, $254-million contract to grade Florida's standardized test says it's taking steps to prevent future delays. Dou..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detective arrested Timothy David Weber, 47, 1660 Lakeview Pl., Englewood (Sarasota County) at 1:40 a.m. this m..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A new report shows allowing Cape police officers to take their work vehicles home will save the city money. Interim Police Chief Jay Murphy ordered the report. I..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - A two-year-old boy was run over by a pick-up truck in Punta Gorda Wednesday evening. WINK News spoke with the toddler's father who was driving the vehicle when ..
QUINCY, Fla. (AP) - Fire officials say the cause of a house fire in rural north Florida that killed four adults was electrical. Maj. Joseph Steadman with the State Fire Marshal's O..
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida synagogue is fighting foreclosure as it prepares to mark the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. The Palm Beach Post reported Thursday th..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors have made public more than 4,000 pages of investigative reports detailing their case against a woman charged with killing a Florida Lottery winner. P..
MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Herald is undergoing another round of staff cuts. The newspaper reported Thursday that the Miami Herald Media Company announced 49 job reductions through a c..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Four people, including an infant, are being treated for injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 4 in central Florida. The Florida Highway Pat..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Palm Beach County mother of five children beaten by their father with the flat side of a machete has also been charged in the case. Jail records sh..
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. - Crews responded to an accident in Englewood Thursday afternoon. There was a two vehicle collision at Wilmington Blvd. and Charlemont Ave. A 49 year old male was t..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying and tracking down a man who detectives believe stole several hundred dollars worth of sunglasses from ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - With unemployment affecting so many Southwest Floridians it's hard to stand out in all the competition. Career Builder recently surveyed more than 2500 hir..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - More than 600 birds seized in the largest cockfighting operation in Florida history were euthanized last week. Lee County Animal Services said they were forced t..
MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - A Marco Island woman is behind bars after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend early Thursday morning. According to the Marco Island police, 23 year old Susan Book..
PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. - The Pinellas County Sheriff's office makes a major prescription pill bust. But not before more than 100,000 pills hit the streets with a value of 1.5 millio..