Orlando parking meters collect money for homeless

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Orlando city officials will install repurposed parking meters designed to accept donations for the homeless around the city. The city has drawn criticism for h..
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FHP Trooper injured in crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was injured when he crashed into another vehicle while chasing a motorcycle in New Smyrna Beach. FHP reports that Tro..
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Fla. voter registration down 30,250 from 2008

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida voter registration is down slightly from two years ago, but the ranks of independent voters have grown since then. Figures released by the Division..
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Musician Nestor Torres to teach at FIU

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Musician Nestor Torres will be playing in South Florida for a while. Florida International University said Monday that he has joined the faculty for fall and will teac..
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Reality show will be set in Florida nudist resort

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Like reality TV? Like to be naked? Here's your chance at stardom. A new reality show is casting next month for seven people to work at a Tampa-area nudist resort..
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Clinton campaigns with Meek in St. Pete

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Trailing badly in a three-way race for U.S. Senate, Democrat Kendrick Meek gets some star power from former President Bill Clinton in St. Petersburg. Cl..
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Man charged with throwing cat from balcony

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Louisiana man reportedly threw his roommate's cat off a sixth-floor balcony in Panama City Beach, killing the animal. The roommate reportedly calle..
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BP waives $75M cap for some oil spill claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP PLC has informed a federal judge that the company is waiving a $75 million cap on its liability for certain economic damage claims spawned by the massive Gulf..
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SWFL Crimestoppers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS if you have any information on the whereabouts of Augustin Lara-Nonez.  He is the convicted drunk driver who hit and k..
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Man gets 6 months for hitting wife on plane

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Palm Harbor man was sentenced to six months in federal prison for hitting his pregnant wife during a flight from Baltimore to Tampa last year. A federal judge ..
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Body found in north Florida was missing woman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - Human remains found in north Florida have been positively identified as a woman who went missing in July. The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office announced..
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Pets looking for a home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It's Tuesday - and that means it's time for our pet connection segment. Joining us this morning is Doctor Whitney Whitford  from the Animal Medical Cen..
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White out teen car crashes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Traffic crashes are the #1 killer of teens in Florida and in the United States. The Florida Department of Transportation is asking you to wear white today to he..
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Bonita Springs movie theater in trouble?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Walk up to the Cinema Cafe in Bonita Springs and you'll see signs telling customers it's closed for equipment maintenance. It says it will open back up Wedne..
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Airline delays cost passengers billions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Airline flight delays cost passengers more than inconvenience - $16.7 billion more - according to a study delivered to the Federal Aviation Administration on Mond..
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Pet Connection: Meet Leo

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Meet Leo! He's ready for a forever family and is available for adoption at the Gulf Coast Humane Society.  Call for more information (239) 332-0364.
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Saving season? How the county plans to bring tourists back

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -  The Collier Tourist Development Council tells WINK News 10% fewer tourists have visited the county in the past two years during season. Now, the T..
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Pit bull mauls beloved pet, neighbors want justice

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A beloved neighborhood pet was mauled and killed by a pit bull. Neighbors in Port Charlotte call the dog a ticking time bomb. Now, they fear it's just a matter o..
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Traffic tie-ups at Metro and Daniels in S. Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Get ready for some traffic tie-ups in Lee County. The west bound lanes of Daniels Parkway were closed and they'll stay that way for weeks! Crews are workin..
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Can foreclosed homeowners get their houses back?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Bank of America said Monday it will restart the foreclosure process in 23 states where a judge's signature is required for approval. Bank of America said as..
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