2 drivers killed in Orange County crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) - Two drivers were killed in a head-on crash in Winter Park. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that a Ford Mustang was speeding Monday morning when the driv..
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Alligator eats boy's pet turtle at Gulfarium

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - A horrified 8-year-old boy watched as an alligator ate his pet turtle at a Panhandle aquarium. Colton Guthrie had donated his pet red-eared slider, Tomalin..
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Man dies after truck rolls on top of him

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A St. Petersburg man died after the truck he was working underneath rolled on top of him. Police say 51-year-old Clifford Seiferheld and a friend were t..
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Accident snares I-4 traffic for miles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - A traffic nightmare was bottling up traffic on metro Orlando's busiest highway. A semi-truck slid off an embankment on Interstate 4 north of Orlando ..
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Man pleads guilty in 1989 fatal robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - A Florida inmate has pleaded guilty to taking part in a 1989 fatal robbery. Miami-Dade prosecutors say 37-year-old James Rich pleaded guilty to second-degree mur..
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Let's Eat!

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

If you want to make this at home, here's the recipe! Pasta With Peas for four Ingredients: ¼ cup EVOO 1 medium onion ¼ tsp salt 28 oz can of “kitchen ready&rdqu..
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Couple rescued overnight from their burning home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers couple is recovering from smoke inhalation after their home went up in flames overnight. Firefighters say the house at the corner of Hibiscus and Aq..
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Residents speak out about landfill expansion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Tuesday night, Collier County residents got a chance to find out more, and ask some questions about the county's plans to expand the landfill vertically by n..
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New mammagram bus means no excuses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ola Alak

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Radiology Regional Center is working with the Edison and throwing an event to support a local non profit organization. The event is on October 13th from 5:3..
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Lottery scam targets Cape Coral man twice

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - It appears a common scam is making its return to Southwest Florida.A Cape Coral man received two letters in the past week claiming he was a big winner, only he d..
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Waste Pro making progress with one week under its belt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - It's been more than a week since Waste Pro took over trash pickup in Cape Coral. Since the changeover we've gotten plenty of emails and calls from homeowners wit..
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Local wounded soldier will testify in Ft. Hood shootings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Nearly a year since Private First Class Justin Johnson returned home for the holidays, his mother tells WINK News the family has moved on with their lives ..
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Lee County jail inmates helping train pound puppies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Some local shelter dogs are getting training from an unusual source - Lee County Jail inmates. Look past the barbed wire and chain-linked fence at Lee County Jai..
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Craigslist ad asks public to help bond out accused criminal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Friends of a woman behind bars, for allegedly trying to hire someone to kill her husband, are asking you to bail her out through a Craigslist ad. All Out Bail Bo..
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Nations Association kicks off food drive

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Nations Association Charities will kick off its Annual Food Drive for the 2010 holiday season, Tuesday October 12 at 10:00 am at its Community Service Center at ..
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Meek to Crist: ''Man up''

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Florida governor and U.S. Senate hopeful Charlie Crist says a vote for Democratic rival Kendrick Meek is essentially a vote for Republican Marco Rubio...
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One car accident closes Fort Myers intersection, driver dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Traffic was diverted around the scene of a one-car accident onto New York Ave Tuesday afternoon. A car ran into a palm tree at Palm Beach Blvd. and Prospect..
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Septic system owners must pay for inspections, starting 2011

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Owners of septic systems will be getting an unpleasant surprise in the mail, possibly as soon as this coming winter, and it will cost them money. The state ..
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Snowbirds arrive to SWFL... and crime

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police are reminding people to secure their homes... Particularly Snowbirds. This past weekend, several seasonal residents reported their homes were b..
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3 manatees stranded on Marco Island

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife officials say three manatees have stranded themselves on a southwest Florida beach. Officials on Tuesday said two of the manatees look healthy, w..
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