Jacksonville woman charged with child abuse - baby stuffed in gym bag

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville woman has been charged with aggravated child abuse after authorities say they found her baby daughter stuffed in a gym bag in the back of a..
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Miami-Dade woman charged in fatal hit-and-run

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities have made an arrest in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 59-year-old South Florida woman. Miami-Dade Police say Candelaria Fabian Ruiz was attempting to cr..
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McCollum seeks talks over Fla. foreclosures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum has invited five major mortgage lenders to meet with him to discuss faulty foreclosure filings. McCollum sent letter..
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Immokalee tomato pickers announce new deal with growers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - A farmworker group and one of the country's largest tomato growers have agreed to an unprecedented deal to improve Florida worker conditions. The Coalition o..
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Gulf coast man hits man with bike 8 times

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Apparently there is a new weapon of choice: a bicycle. A Gulf coast man was injured after he was hit over the head by another man with a bicycle eight times. Aut..
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Broward law firm challenges foreclosure subpoena

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Broward County judge is mulling over a law firm's challenge to the validity of Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum's investigation into foreclosur..
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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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