Woman dies after husband pulls her from house fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida woman has died after being pulled by her husband from their burning home. Orange County Fire Rescue workers were called to the house late Tue..
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Survey shows Floridians support tax increases

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new survey shows most Floridians are willing to support tax increases for public schools and health and human services even in these troubled economic ti..
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Home of the Rays goes 'mad for plaid'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - St. Petersburg is going "mad for plaid." The hometown of the Tampa Bay Rays has put up blue plaid street banners along Central Avenue Tuesday and more w..
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Panel: Gov't thwarted worst-case scenario on spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House blocked efforts by federal scientists to tell the public just how bad the Gulf oil spill could have been. That finding comes from a panel appointe..
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Lawyers facing tough questioning on Amendment 8

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

UPDATE: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A teachers union lawyer has come under tough questioning from the Florida Supreme Court in a case challenging a ballot proposal to loosen class siz..
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Fla. Senate candidates prepare for second debate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Republican Marco Rubio, independent Gov. Charlie Crist and Democratic Rep. Kendrick Meek will participate in their second Senate debate. The candidates will me..
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DEA collects 4.5 tons in Fla. of unwanted drugs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - More than 4½ tons of unwanted prescription drugs were collected in Florida by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration during last month's one-day pill disposal..
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Retired Panhandle co-workers win $9 million

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A group of seven retirees and former co-workers from Okaloosa County's health department have won $14.5 million in the Florida Lottery. Jean Land, 70..
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Forklift stolen, used to steal ATM in Jacksonville

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jacksonville authorities are looking for the person who used a stolen forklift to remove an ATM from its spot. Police responded to a silent alarm early Mo..
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Robert O'Neill sworn in as US Attorney

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Federal prosecutor Robert O'Neill has been sworn in as the new U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida. O'Neill took the oath of office Tuesday during t..
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Man guilty in 2008 fatal shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - A Titusville man has been convicted in a teen's 2008 death in Brevard County. A jury found 24-year-old Winston Anderson guilty Monday of second-degree murder..
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Prison guard found dead outside home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - A state prison guard was found fatally stabbed outside her Miami home. Police say the corrections officer - identified by relatives as 36-year-old Rhonda Mickens..
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Lawmakers urge review of bowl game tax complaint

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Four lawmakers are urging the Internal Revenue Service to "thoroughly examine" a tax complaint filed against three premier college football bowls. Playoff PAC, a ..
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Government reopens more Gulf waters to fishing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Another portion of the Gulf of Mexico has been reopened to commercial and recreational fishing after federal scientists found no oil contamination to bar c..
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$250,000 in stimulus funds to help reduce Lehigh wildfire risk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Lehigh Acres residents will be better protected from catastrophic wildfires thanks to an infusion of $250,000 awarded to the Caloosahatchee Forestry Center thr..
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Man tied to Smurfs goes cold on NY extortion plea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A Florida businessman who once had a stake in the Smurfs cartoon empire is having second thoughts after pleading guilty in New York to trying to shake down his son-..
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RI tourist bitten by poisonous snake at Fla. hotel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A tourist is in intensive care after being bitten by a poisonous snake near a Florida resort's swimming pool. A Dr. P. Phillips Hospital spokeswoman said 45-ye..
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Body of missing teen found buried in Fla. woods

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - A 16-year-old boy from central Florida reported missing six months ago is a murder victim. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced Tuesday that another 16-ye..
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WINK News teams up with Pagelli's and wins chef competition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ESTERO, Fla. - A competition had taste buds watering Tuesday. The annual contest between local media and restaurants had chefs facing off at Coconut Point. TGI Friday's, Hemmingway..
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Kids walk for safer streets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Southwest Florida school children were encouraged to walk to school in honor of International Walk To School Month.   Millions of schoolchildren from 4..
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