Superintendent gets major money from Lee Schools to leave for new job

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - New fallout after word that Lee County School Superintendent Dr. James Browder will get more than $300,000 for leaving the district. Dr. Browder's contract with ..
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Air France will fly from Orlando next year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Travel from The Magic Kingdom to Paris just got easier. Air France announced Tuesday that it will start nonstop service from Orlando to Paris next June. The ai..
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Suspect on the run after being served with warrant in South Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County deputies are searching for a suspect who fled after being served with a warrant. It is happening near Gladiolus and Pine Ridge. Cruisers are on the gr..
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Collier County businesses honored for excellence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The Economic Development Council of Collier County held its Excellence in Industry Awards Tuesday at the Naples Hilton. The awards are the EDC's way of salut..
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ACLU challenges jail's postcard only inmate policy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union says a Panhandle jail's policy of limiting inmates' outgoing mail to postcards violates their free speech rights. The ACLU..
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NASA sends shuttle Discovery to pad for last time; WINK News photographer takes pictures from site

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery is headed to the launch pad for the last time. WINK News photographer John Dulin was there and took pictures. NASA moved Discove..
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Officials search for missing Gulf coast man, 80

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities issued a Silver Alert for a missing Gulf coast area 80-year-old man who drove off in a housekeeper's car. Authorities on Tuesday said Charles ..
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Fla. education board scolds FCAT contractor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State Board of Education members have scolded a contractor for being tardy in delivering Florida's standardized test results. The board Tuesday also reject..
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Thousands of dollars in equipment stolen from Cape business

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral business is out thousands of dollars worth of equipment because someone stole it. It happened at the U Build it store on Del Prado Boulevard. Accord..
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Crist names Tampa lawyer, WPB city official to PSC

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist has named a Tampa lawyer and a West Palm Beach city official as Florida utility regulators. Crist on Tuesday announced the appointments ..
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Officials search for stolen FHP vehicle in Jacksonville

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a Florida Highway Patrol car that was stolen while parked outside a veterinarian's office in Jacksonville. Authorities said ..
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Man steals purse, stabs woman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A woman was stabbed and had her purse stolen by her ex-boyfriend. The victim said Daniel Scott Paley came to her home, so she hid because she is afraid of ..
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Charlotte County detectives exhaust all leads and information in child abduction report

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives say they have exhausted all leads and information in the report Monday of a possible child ab..
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UF professor fired after comments on Latin women

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A University of Florida professor fired over his comments about how Latin women dress says he plans to challenge his termination. Timothy Taylor is a profe..
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No arrests made in Pensacola double homicide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are questioning a woman who was in the Pensacola home where two other women were fatally shot. No arrests have been made in the double homicide. ..
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Deputy involved in serious crash in Tampa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy has been seriously injured in a crash with a tractor trailer in downtown Tampa. The name of the deputy was not immediately..
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Dems: Rep. candidate SSN in flier was 'oversight'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Democratic Party says including a Republican candidate's Social Security number in a flier was an "oversight." The Palm Beach Post reported Mond..
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Children test positive for cocaine, mother charged

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Two young Palm Beach County children who tested positive for cocaine are with state welfare officials and their mother has been charged with child negl..
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Infant dropped off at fire station

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PAHOKEE, Fla. (AP) - A newborn is in good condition at a hospital after being dropped off at a Palm Beach County fire station. The child was brought to the Pahokee fire station Mon..
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Tropical Storm Lisa forms in the Atlantic Ocean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Lisa has formed far out over the Atlantic Ocean, becoming the 12th named storm of the season. The storm has maximum sustained winds near 40 mph (65 kph)..
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