State says more Floridians lose jobs in September

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's unemployment rate worsened for the third straight month in September. The Agency for Workforce Innovation reported Friday that the unemployment r..
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Rubio's words the same as underdog to frontrunner

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A lot has changed since Republican Marco Rubio entered the Senate race. One thing that hasn't is his message. Last year, Rubio had little money, three staffers and con..
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Fla. money manager sentenced to 14 years in prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A Florida hedge fund manager who worried he'd be labeled a "mini-Madoff" after cheating investors of $168 million has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after ple..
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School bus crashes in Osceola County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - A school bus crashed in Osceola County after a car reportedly pulled in front of it. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that no children were injured in Thur..
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Woman killed in 3-vehicle crash in Cape Canaveral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A North Carolina woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash after getting out of her car to flag down help along a Cape Canaveral road. The Florida Highw..
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Teen charged with starting school fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - A Pinellas County high school student has been charged with setting a fire in a bathroom at the school. The sheriff's office reports that East Lake High..
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Pinellas County man dies in house fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAFETY HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - A Pinellas County man has died in a small, smoldering house fire. The roommate of 48-year-old Douglas Johnson told investigators that he woke up to the s..
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Fitness Friday-Portion Control

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  If you're trying to lose weight, it's not only the type of food that's important, but how much you eat. This morning Mike Drumm from Gold's Gym is here wit..
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Teen hit by car at South Fort Myers High School

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A 17 year student at South Fort Myers High School is at the hospital this morning after getting hit by a car on his way to campus. It happened just after 7:00am...
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Real Estate Matters: Emergency home loan program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Obama Administration is out with a new program to help struggling homeowners. It's called the Emergency Homeowner Loan Program. $1 billion is set aside for i..
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Last vote for Colonial flyover

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The proposed Colonial Flyover project could come to an end today. The Metropolitan Planning Commission is holding one last vote on the $400 million project today..
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ONLY ON WINK: Deputies use Taser on father while dozens of students watch

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

EAST NAPLES, Fla. - WINK News is the only crew on scene when a paper fight on a school bus turns into mayhem with one child having a panic attack and a father taken to the ground w..
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Dog olympics this Sunday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Dog & Family Fun for a Cause: 3rd Annual Dog and Owner Olympics. The Dog and Owner Olympics 2010 is a fun show for pets and their people. It will be hel..
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Hundreds attend opening of new Publix store, including protesters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Hundreds of people attended the grand opening of a new Publix in North Naples on Thursday.  But, dozens of them were protesters.  The protesters from..
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Confidential informant revealed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The confidential informant in a murder for hire plot is not so confidential anymore. The informant told us, it wasn't by choice Back in September, the informant ..
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Lehigh Acres man arrested for recording 13 year old having sex

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh Acres man is under arrest for recording a 13 year old Massachusetts girl having sex online. 48 year old Douglas Boone was arrested late Wednesday. Rep..
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Bringing home a championship

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Dario Melendez

GERMAIN ARENA - Erin Coleman, of Bonita Springs, won the 2011 South Atlantic Regional Figure Skating Championship, October 10th, in North Carolina. She beat 104 other girls, some ..
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Concern holds back firefighters wanting to mow lawns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Firefighters with the Lehigh Acres Fire Department met to discuss the possibility of allowing off-duty fighters to mow foreclosed lawns in the community.Leader..
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Federal grant helps kids get jump start

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It may look like kids are just playing with blocks. But organizers say it's much more than that. A group of children ages 3-5 participated in Blockfest at Fort M..
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Tourist beaten, robbed on Fort Myers Beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A British tourist visiting Fort Myers Beach in hopes of buying property there is ready to go home after just one day. Deputies say he was beaten and robbed on th..
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