81-year-old man arrested for trying to pick up underage girls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, Fla. - An 81 year old man is behind bars, accused of trying to abduct two underage girls as they were walking home from their school bus stops in Fort Myers. The girls ..
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Sweet-tooth burglars steal ice cream, not cash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Lee County deputies are on the lookout for a burglar with a serious sweet tooth. A Lehigh woman says thieves stole hundreds of dollars worth of ice cream from ..
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Collier County man arrested in hit-and-run that left three injured

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Michael Mckenzie Joyner, 53, has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run vehicle crash that left three people injured at the Quarry in Golden Gate on ..
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ONLY ON WINK: WINK News talks to PI about Cape officers alleged abuse

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - E. Clark Sheddon, a private investigator, says graphic photos tell a story of a violent encounter with officer in training - Michael Moore. The victim, Cape resi..
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Accused Lee County killer suspected of another murder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit say an accused killer is now responsible for two murders less than a week apart. First Degre..
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Alex Sink concedes, Rick Scott is Florida's next Governor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Around 10:30 am on Wednesday, Alex Sink conceded. Alex Sink said while it was the closest in Florida's history, Rick Scott will be the next Governor. She called ..
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Charlotte County woman arrested in crack cocaine deal by daycare

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff’s undercover Narcotics Unit detectives this morning arrested Treshunda Laverne Platt, 34, Charlotte Harbor. An undercover de..
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Weather outlook worsens for space shuttle launch

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA managers are meeting to decide whether space shuttle Discovery is safe to lift off on its final mission Thursday. The weather, though, is getting w..
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Fla. legislative leaders talking special session

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Incoming legislative leaders are considering a special session later this month or in December to override some of Gov. Charlie Crist's vetoes. Senate Pres..
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US Reps. challenge Fla.'s redistricting law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Two members of Congress are challenging a new amendment that sets rules for drawing congressional districts in Florida, less than 24 hours after it was approve..
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Obama takes responsibility for voter frustration

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that voters frustrated by the pace of economic recovery dictated a Republican takeover of the House in midterm elections, ad..
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New nursing school gives students hands-on training

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla. - With the unemployment rate in Florida at 11.9 percent, more people are returning to the classroom. Or in some cases, a make-shift emergency room. Students at Edi..
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Man injured as object crashes into vehicle window

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A man was injured when an object crashed through the window of the vehicle he was driving on a South Florida highway. The Florida Highway Patrol says t..
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Death probed of woman who fell from balcony

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a Gulf coast area woman who fell from a sixth-floor balcony. The woman fell early Wednesday. Authorities say ..
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2 teenage boys critical after being hit by car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Two teenage brothers are in critical condition after authorities say they were struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene. The Florida Highway Patrol says An..
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Fla. woman, 81, critical after wasp attack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - An 81-year-old Florida woman is in critical condition after being stung several hundred times by yellow jacket wasps from an underground nest in her yard. Jua..
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350 HIV/AIDS patients to be dropped from program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - About 350 uninsured HIV/AIDS patients in Florida are expected to be dropped from a federally funded program that pays for all or most of their drugs. The S..
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FBI arrests Miss. businessman in scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi businessman has been arrested by FBI agents on 12 counts of wire fraud, tax evasion, and money laundering. Federal authorities say 47-year-old J..
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Fate of NC trooper's killer in jury's hands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina jury is set to resume deliberating the fate of a Florida man convicted of killing a state trooper. Multiple media outlets reported that jurors ..
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Deputy revives woman who collapses in Fla. court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - An Alachua County sheriff's deputy is being credited with reviving a woman whose heart stopped beating shortly after testifying in court. Deputy Dennis Pic..
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