Immokalee, Fla.-An Immokalee baby sitter is in jail after deputies say she left five children home alone. Deputies say Elena Jesus-Lopez was babysitting at a home in Immokalee. She..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's your money, and hundred of thousands of dollars are going to serve up free meals to hungry children in Collier County. This summer any child 18 or young..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The economic impact of the oil spill is starting to spread beyond the beaches of Louisiana and Alabama. Some Southwest Florida real estate agents say buyer..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Country singer Mindy McCready will spend the night in a Lee County hospital. Tuesday morning, her mother called 911 saying her daughter may have overdosed on dru..
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - Renourishment could occur on some shoreline on Ft. Myers Beach after all.Lee Commissioners Tuesday re-assured town leaders, that the plan for new sand, can..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - What would you do if your child went missing? Are you prepared? You would be if you 'Take 25.' Take 25 is a child safety campaign and it falls on National Missin..
Lee County, Fla - A Pine Island woman says she lost $1,500 hundred dollars to scammers, who promised to install new hurricane shutters on her home. But the work was never don..
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Country singer Mindy McCready has been admitted to Cape Coral Hospital overnight, following her mother's frantic call to 911, reporting that her daughter h..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - WINK News has new details in the trial of the fourth and final suspect in the brutal 2006 murder of two Cape Coral teens. Paul Nunes, a suspected Cash Feenz gang..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Stray animals are overflowing Port Charlotte's Animal Welfare League. Today, the shelter gave commissioners an ultimatum: increase funding, or the deal to ta..
NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - A brush fire in North Naples threatened two homes on Golden Oaks lane near Immokalee Road. The fire grew to about a half-acre before firefighters were able to ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican and Democratic politicians alike say newly independent Gov. Charlie Crist and Florida's tourism agency haven't done enough to counteract m..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two groups say they'll sue BP PLC for killing endangered species in the Gulf of Mexico by failing to stop the oil spill and by using dispersants under water and ..
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - A state prison inmate who was mistakenly released last week has been captured after a scuffle with deputies near Tampa. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Offic..
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - WINK News has learned that country singer Mindy McCready has been hospitalized for a possible overdose. The Lee County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that ..
COVINGTON, La. (AP) - BP engineers say they have the equipment in place to try a complicated procedure that they hope will seal the blown-out Gulf of Mexico oil well. BP PLC ..
NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrials has plunged below 10,000 as investors worrying about a global economic slowdown and tensions between North and South Korea turn away from ..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Atlantis' homeward-bound astronauts paid tribute Tuesday to their space shuttle, close to winding up its final journey after a quarter-century of flight..
COVINGTON, La. (AP) - BP says it siphoned more oil with a mile-long tube after two days of falling totals from a leaking seafloor well in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC spokesman..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of a body in a canal in the area of Paradise Shores and Queen Ann Drive. It was a citizen who contacted ..