NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Staff and volunteers at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida said returning a rehabilitated bald eagle to the wild was the most anticipated moment of the past ..
FORT MYERS, Fla - Edison State College is set open a multi-million dollar mock hospital for its nursing students. The 58,000 square foot facility cost $13 million and is fitted wit..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers man catches someone breaking into his truck, but before calling police, he takes a snapshot of the suspect with his cellphone. That picture helped p..
To the casual observer they were a group of kids playing a summertime pickup basketball game outside a Golden Gate apartment complex. To Cpl. Dale Dear and Cpl.Yesenia Pedraza of t..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A former Burger King employee in northFlorida, accused of putting prescription painkillers in twosandwiches he made, was sentenced to five years in state ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - An Interior Department official says thegovernment is expected soon to issue more permits for drilling inshallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico. &n..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A convict accused of fatally shooting twoTampa police officers was released from prison in April even thoughhe had an outstanding arrest warrant. &nbs..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A python prohibition, bong ban, horsethievery crackdown and no-limit poker games are included in some ofabout 140 new laws going on the books Thursday in F..
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Rough seas generated by Hurricane Alexpushed more oil from the massive spill onto Gulf Coast beachesWednesday as cleanup vessels were sidelined by the farawa..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Teachers not getting paid and students not getting their grades. WINK News presses the Collier County School District's Superintendent about the problems at ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Vice President Joe Biden was in Florida Tuesday offering his condolences to the families of two Tampa officers killed while making a traffic stop. WINK News want..
St. Matthews House of Collier County wants to open a homeless shelter in Bonita Springs, and the group's choice of a location, is creating some controversy. "We really need somethi..
FORT MYERS BEACH, FL- Tonight, there's another outlet to express anger at BP.That's what one Fort Myers Beach T-shirt shop is offering its customers. Krusty Pete's Kustom Shirt Sha..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Burglars are getting away with stealing appliances. Because foreclosed homes belong to the bank, some people who file reports don't care to press charges... whil..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron this morning honored 8 year old Nicholas Prokos of Deep Creek who prevented a head-on crash when his mom had a seizur..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Cash Feenz defendant Ashley Toye will not be getting out of prison.Toye wanted a new trial, claiming her attorney was ineffective.But Lee Circuit Judge Thom..
MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has sent home 15 Haitianmigrants found in a disabled go-fast boat off Florida's Atlanticcoast. The Haitians were rep..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP and the Coast Guard sent oil-scoopingskimming ships in the Gulf of Mexico back to shore Tuesday becausenasty weather from Tropical Storm Alex churned up rough..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A contractor faces costs and damagesthat could top $25 million for being more than a month late withstandardized test scores, released Tuesday, that show i..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Florida CFO and State Fire Marshal Alex Sink today held a press conference to encourage Floridians to put safety first as they celebrate this Fourth o..