Fla man gets 50 years in mobile home park shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A 19-year-old will spend 50 years in prison for fatally shooting another man during a dispute at a Panhandle mobile home park. Ellis McArthur pleaded no cont..
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2 South Fla. insurance execs charged with fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two South Florida insurance executives have been charged with eight first-degree felony counts each after an extensive fraud investigation. Florida Chief F..
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Man allegedly hit children with side of machete

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of hitting at least five children with the flat side of a machete is being held in the Palm Beach County Jail on six charges of aggravate..
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Suspect in Fla. school beating has supporters on Facebook

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The 15-year-old Florida boy charged with stomping the head of a teenage girl and nearly killing her has a growing list of supporters on the Facebook so..
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Labor Secretary in Florida to promote job growth

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis is planning to be in central Florida attending various events hoping to promote job growth. Solis will tour an employment..
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Woman with dead dogs charged with animal cruelty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - A Dade City woman faces animal cruelty charges, four months after dogs were found sick or dead in her backyard. Jail records who that 39-year-old Angel..
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Woman charged with DUI after crash at school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida woman was charged with driving under the influence after reportedly crashing her car in the parking lot of a Seminole County school. Police..
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Jacksonville councilman gets Carroll's House seat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Republican Party has picked Jacksonville City Councilman Daniel Davis to replace Jennifer Carroll in the state House. Carroll, who lives in Fle..
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Man charged with throwing object at school bus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAND O' LAKES, Fla. (AP) - A Pasco County man upset about a school bus traveling too fast through his neighborhood reportedly threw a heavy metal object at the vehicle. The sheriff..
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Suspect who shot and killed FMPD K-9 identified, has criminal record

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The deceased suspect has been identified as Kamyn Jodeci William Bright (d.o.b. 10-25-92). WINK News has uncovered the 17-year-old suspect shot by police during ..
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Naples residents say runway expansion could lead to city's demise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. - The Airport Authority wants to expand one runway by 800 feet. They say it will make pilots and passengers safer, but the idea isn't taking off with everyone. "I'm wo..
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Governor Crist worried about planned Koran burning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's governor is concerned about safety at home and around the world, a feeling shared by national and world leaders, over a plan by the head of a sma..
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Veteran speaks out about Quran Controversy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Inside Staff Sergeant Michael Blount's home is his own personal museum. It's filled with books, pictures, awards and three Qurans. "You have to admit this is..
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Water flowing again at Fort Myers apartment complex

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Boland

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Imagine being without water, and we’re not just talking the drinking kind, for nearly two days. That’s how some Fort Myers Apartment renters were liv..
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Live grenade shuts down Sweetbay grocery store

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Kyla Filkowski

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A live grenade shut down a North Fort Myers grocery store Wednesday night. The Lee County Sheriff's Office said a man called them to say he had a live gren..
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Fort Myers PD mourns death of K9 officer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Boland

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Flags fly at half-staff at Fort Myers PD as the department mourns the loss of one of its own. “They become part of the family. As a canine officer, I spent..
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Mother and son hit by truck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Boland

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A mother was pushing her son in her stroller when both are hit by a truck. The two were in the crosswalk at Sanibel Boulevard and US 41 when the traffic light tu..
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As Cape Coral talks budget, people get fired up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Anger and frustration boiled over at Cape Coral's budget meeting Tuesday night. City leaders voted to move forward with a potential pay cut for 1,500 city worker..
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ONLY ON WINK: Stacey Tuck sentenced after stealing thousands in condo scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Only WINK News cameras are there as a North Port woman is found guilty and sentenced for embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from people living in a Po..
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NEW DETAILS: Two arrested for shooting that left K-9, third suspect killed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police have arrested two people in connection with the crime. Gilberto Amaya (d.o.b. 12-14-79) is charged with felony murder and robbery with a firearm. Leandro ..
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