FORT MYERS, Fla. - Friends of Steve Olive say he was a respected instructor at Edison Sailing Center in Fort Myers for more than two decades. That's why everyone was shocked to hea..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A list of victims of a Ponzi scheme operated by a former Fort Lauderdale attorney will not become public. A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the court ..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An on-duty Orange County deputy was reportedly the victim of a hit-and-run crash. The sheriff's office reports that a teal car backed into a deputy's patrol ca..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - An attempted robbery at a Tampa Walgreens was thwarted when a 69-year-old customer attacked the suspect with his cane. Tampa police say Wednesday's robber had a ..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A car slammed into an Escambia County school bus, sending seven children and the bus driver to the hospital. Half of the car ended up wedged beneath the bus ..
EDGEWATER, Fla. (AP) - A tornado reportedly touched down over water and briefly came onto land in Volusia County but caused little damage. Edgewater fire-rescue officials say the w..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Miccosukee Indians are seeking to stop the state from purchasing agricultural land in the Everglades, arguing the deal will stall other key restora..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The University of Florida Police Department has dismissed a commanding officer who was present during the March shooting of a doctoral student. Chief Linda..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - LCEC proudly announces that the LCEC Public Relations Team and project coordinator Teresa Renkiewicz were recognized with a prestigious Golden Image Award from t..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Police Department is celebrating its 125th Anniversary. Since 1885 police have worked tirelessly around the clock to support, protect and defend i..
NAPLES, Fla. - The city of Naples is facing a $1.8 million budget deficit. Councilman Gary Price said he wants senior management officials, including himself, to take a..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - There's a new plan to help businesses in Collier recover from the economic slide. It's called "Grow Collier." The program is designed to help businesses surv..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The number of U.S. homes lost to foreclosure surged in July. According to foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac, lenders repossessed nearly 93,000 properties last ..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The federal judge who overturned California's same-sex marriage ban is set to rule Thursday on whether gay marriages should resume immediately in the state or ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral city leaders are considering a new health care option for employees.The city would still keep its insurance with Blue Cross-Blue Shield, but it ..
WINK News is airing your comments from our website and our Facebook page. Here are a few: Joshua Mallory says "I hope it passes. It's already federal law, so why not enforce it at ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News fixes another case of bad bank communication. Cape Coral homeowners spent a year trying to avoid a foreclosure. Finally, they closed on a s..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Edison farms, a controversial 4000 acre parcel in southeast Lee County, wants to sell to Conservation 2020. But the price tag, at least the initial a..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Only on WINK: thousands of dollars of equipment was stolen from a Punta Gorda Church, but a twist of fate brings some of it back. At the Church of the Nazarene,..
COLLIER COUNTY Fla. - Some residents in the most rural parts of Collier County will now have less firefighters to depend on thanks to budget cuts. Big Corkscrew Island Fire Departm..