Cape Coral firefighter arrested for DUI

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral firefighter is on administrative duty following a drunk driving arrest. Florida Highway Patrol arrested 25 year old James Stathopoulos Wednesday. Th..
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Tiki bar goes up in flames, ruled arson

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

ST. JAMES CITY, Fla. - A popular tiki bar goes up in flames in St. James City. Now, the State Fire Marshal is calling it arson. Mickey Szemak woke up to a horrifying scene - h..
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Confident GOP pulls money from Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican officials say they are canceling $4 million in planned TV ads for Florida, a show of confidence in Senate nominee Marco Rubio who leads in polls. The G..
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Judge: Suit over health overhaul can go to trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge says some parts of a lawsuit by 20 states challenging the Obama administration's health care overhaul as unconstitutional can go to trial. Di..
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Commercial stone crab season begins Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Florida's commercial stone crab fishermen are hoping people will spend money on the delicacy. They are also hoping for a warm winter as the annual harvest for..
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6 hospitalized after 4-car crash in north Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say six people were hospitalized with injuries after a four-car crash in north Florida. The injured in the early Thursday crash included three childr..
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Cape Coral High School tradition lives on

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral High School tradition carries on Thursday. Last week, the homecoming parade was called off after a funding fiasco with the City of Cape Coral. But a..
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Official: Woman in robe drives through park

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Officials at a South Florida safari say a woman, wearing an open robe, drove her car through the park and then sped away. A Lion Country Safari officia..
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Deal reached in defective Chinese drywall case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Chinese drywall manufacturer, suppliers, builders and insurers have agreed to repair homes in four states under an agreement to fix homes damaged by corrosion-..
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Charlotte County deputies arrest woman on child abuse & neglect charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Warrant Squad arrested a woman Wednesday on Child Abuse and Child Neglect charges, following an investigation that began May..
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Fla. Supreme Court rules against Parole Commission

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has ruled prison inmates cannot be required to pay court filing fees when appealing Parole Commission decisions on presumptive re..
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Marco Rubio and Rudy Giuliani to rally in North Fort Myers Saturday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Marco Rubio, along with special guest Rudy Giuliani, will be at the Shell Factory in North Fort Myers Saturday afternoon. It is for a rally to "Reclaim Ame..
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The saved Cape Coral HS parade is hours away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A tradition is staying alive in Cape Coral. As WINK News reported earlier, thanks to your donations, Cape Coral High School's homecoming parade is a go. The fina..
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Sanibel Public Library earns highest ranking

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SANIBEL, Fla. - Sanibel Public Library has been named one of America's Star Libraries 2010 by Library Journal. The Library Journal Index rated 7,407 public libraries, and identifie..
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Deal reached on Madoff's Palm Beach house

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The waterfront Palm Beach house formerly owned by convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff is under contract to be sold after more than a year on the market. ..
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Off-duty detective arrests sex offender at Publix

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) - The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says an off-duty detective arrested a wanted sex offender after spotting him while shopping at a Publix supermarket. Detec..
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Gannett will expand operations in Fort Myers creating 35 full-time jobs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Lee County’s Economic Development Office, announced today that the county has approved financial incentives for Gannet..
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Paula weakens to a tropical storm as it nears Cuba

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Paula is now a tropical storm as the system hugs Cuba's northern coast and dumps heavy rain on the island. The National Weather Service in Miami said Thursday the stor..
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Ed Secretary Arne Duncan visits Florida schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is in Florida, where he will participate in a panel with Hillsborough County school officials and two of the nation's top un..
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Deliberations expected in NC trooper killing trial

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) - Jurors are expected to begin deliberating the guilt or innocence of a Florida man accused of murder in the death of a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper kill..
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