ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Child welfare workers from around the state will gather in Orlando this week for their annual summit. Department of Children and Families Secretary George Shel..
CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) - A 4-year-old boy appears to have drowned in a pool at a central Florida resort. The Lake County Sheriff's Office reports that deputies and paramedics tried un..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Late Monday night, Punta Gorda Police arrested 37 year old Javier. G. Fernandez of Miami, 28 year old Francisco M. Cabrera of Naples, 32 year old Yoismel G. Utr..
INDIANAPOLIS, (BUSINESS WIRE) - Tuesday, Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg announced it is seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated Florida residents to fil..
Trish Routte with Southwest Florida Crimestoppers tells viewers about the Lehigh Acres murder of a young mother. If you have any information call 1-800-780-TIPS. Southwest Fl..
BAGHDAD (AP) - The number of U.S. troops in Iraq has fallen below 50,000 for the first time since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion and ahead of the end-of-the-month deadline mandated by ..
EAST NAPLES, Fla. - It's a story you saw first on WINK: A man barricaded himself inside his home on Leawood Circle Monday night. Deputies tell WINK News the man, in his mid to..
NORTH PORT, Fla. - Charges have been dropped against a man accused in the 2008 hit and run death of a man in Port Charlotte, because prosecutors say they can't find the key witness..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral leaders decided to spend money on school resource officers after a meeting Monday night. The city will spend nearly 500,000 dollars on the program. Sc..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Bill McCollum and Rick Scott are doing as much last minute campaigning as possible. Both republicans are vying to be Florida's governor, and covered much of the ..
RSW - A Continental flight returned to the gate at RSW after a man said he was handed a box cutter. The passenger said the flight attendant handed him the box cutter, along with mu..
MIAMI (AP) - Six people who went down in a small plane off the coast of the Bahamas have been rescued. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that one of its stations received a report of a ..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Three little girls, one an infant, were apparently abandoned outside of a vacant home in Lehigh Acres. A woman who asks not to be identified tells us, "I seen ..
BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Two Brooksville man have turned themselves in after reportedly stealing five dogs from a Hernando County animal shelter last week. The sheriff's office rep..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Willis Holcombe is retiring as chancellor of Florida's state and community college system. Holcombe announced his plans Monday but will remain on the job u..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Monday marks a transition in the claims process for damages from the oil disaster in the Gulf. British Petroleum is no longer running the claims ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police hit the streets to enforce school zone speed limits during the first day of school. Officers with the Fort Myers police department were pulling drivers ov..
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..