2 dead children found in canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Officials have recovered the bodies of two dead children from a South Florida canal. Delray Beach police say divers retrieved the body of a young black gi..
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FDA pulls hundreds of ineffective and unapproved meds from market

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

It's a same old drill: you get a cold, see the doctor, get a prescription. And you assume those pills are making you better, but the FDA says for decades, doctors have been prescri..
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Firefighters in Southwest Florida on standby to help assist with wildfire in Central Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Fire officials called up districts across the state on Tuesday about dedicating crews to assist with the wildfire in Central Florida but due to extremely dry ..
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Study shows zero tolerance still rampant in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A study shows most Florida school districts still have harsh zero tolerance policies despite a 2009 law urging them to be more tolerant. The study was rele..
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Mother gets 2 years for attempted sale of baby

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida mother accused of taking part in a scheme to sell her infant son has been sentenced to two years in prison. As part of a deal with Volu..
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Figure out your college plan at Collier County Expo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Students attending School District of Collier County high schools will soon have the opportunity to research and explore different colleges and careers by att..
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Veterinary Clinic Employee Cited for Ordinance Violation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - On the morning of March 2, 2011, Lee County Domestic Animal Services (LCDAS) received a call from Animal Eye Doctors reporting that a stray Boxer had been found ..
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Research may explain effects of Gulf oil spill on ecosystem

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

SARASOTA, Fla. - For months the Deepwater Horizon oil spill shut down tourism and commercial fishing along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Along with killing 11 people, the disast..
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Cape man charged with friend's death is out of jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CAPE CORAL, Fla -  New details about the ten month investigation, into a deadly boat crash in Cape Coral. The suspect, 37 year-old Jason Williams, is accused of killing one of..
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Search for missing firefighting tool continues

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- As the search for a lost piece of firefighting equipment continues into its second day in Charlotte County, WINK News uncovered some dramatic video that you will ..
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Wounded soldier lives a dream

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Michael Araujo was supposed to be in Fort Stewart today finishing up his last few weeks in the Army. Instead, a local veteran pulled some strings with his sa..
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Dreaded Words, Fuel Surcharge, Return to Southwest Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

Higher oil prices are translating into dreaded words for local consumers:  Fuel Surcharge.    Many businesses that deliver are adding an extra cost to their bil..
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U.S. airmen targeted in airport attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - A man armed with a handgun attacked a bus carrying U.S. Air Force troops at Frankfurt airport Wednesday, killing two airmen and wounding two others before..
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5 locals arrested in one of largest drug sweeps in US

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, FL - U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enfocement agents announce the end of a major operation that culminated in the arrests of nearly 700 individuals across the U.S. Five..
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I-95 reopened after being shut due to wildfire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIMS, Fla. - A stretch of interstate highway along Florida's Atlantic coast has reopened after being shut down because of a wildfire. Interstate 95 had been closed in both directio..
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Punta Gorda detectives arrest two in pizza robbery case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Punta Gorda Police Detectives arrested two teenagers on charges of robbery and petty theft less than 24 hours after the pizza robbery took place on Wednesday..
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Read Across America highlights reading in Southwest Florida schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - It's wacky, it's wild, it's wonderful you say...it must be Read Across America Day!In schools all over the U.S.,  and right here in Southwest Florida,  ..
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Officials report driest months in nearly 80 years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A broad swath of central and South Florida has capped its driest few months in nearly 80 years. The South Florida Water Management District says its area of..
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Two wounded soldiers honored at Red Sox game

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

  LEE COUNTY- Two wounded soldiers were honored at Wednesday's preseason game while the Red Sox went head-to-head with the Atlanta Braves at City of Palms Park. Two wounded so..
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Above-average manatee deaths recorded in first 2 months of 2011

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, 163 manatees died in the state between January 1 and February 25. That figure is well above t..
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