Officials detonate suspicious device in South Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PALM SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities detonated a suspicious device found in the back of a man's car in South Florida. Authorities say no one was injured during the detonation. A d..
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Heavy early voting may boost Florida turnout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida officials say heavy early and absentee ballot voting may be a sign of a record or near-record turnout for a mid-term election. Department of State ..
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Samir Cabrera moving to Miami for job

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Samir Cabrera is being allowed to move to Miami for a job. The convicted real-estate broker was let out of prison because of legal questions with the law he was ..
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Senator Nelson sends staffer to Tampa VA hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. - WINK News just learned a staff member from Senator Bill Nelson's office visited the Tampa VA Friday. WINK News took the pictures of dirty, moldy rooms directly to Sen..
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Smaller banks may offer fixed-up foreclosures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - According to real estate statistics released this week, the Ft. Myers-Cape Coral metropolitan area ranks second in the country in foreclosed ..
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Library bookmark contest winners announced

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - See the work of some of the area’s young artists, at your library. Hundreds of children participated in the annual “Design a Bookmark” contest a..
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Officials respond to possible hostage situation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say three north Florida sheriff's deputies, a woman and a suspect are being treated at a hospital after being shot in a domestic situation. Autho..
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Three Cape Coral teens arrested for stealing, stripping car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral Police arrested three suspects involved in the theft and strip of a Honda Civic discovered in a vacant field yesterday afternoon. Jehu Roman Damiani (..
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Cape Coral convenience stores selling drugs to teens?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Some Cape Coral convenience stores are selling more than just snacks and lottery tickets. Legal, synthetic drugs are on sale too. The drugs in question have stre..
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Missing child to be reunited with Lee County father 2 years later, mother arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - An investigation into a missing child abducted by a non-custodial parent has resulted in an arrest and safe recovery of the child. The fugitive, 26 year old Cons..
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Off the Hook Comedy Club presents Erik Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Erik Myers always makes an impression. Hundreds of fans who have visited comedy clubs in the last three years have left with the memory of a scrawny, funny-voice..
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2 officers resign over wounding of boy in pursuit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Two Jacksonville police officers have resigned after an investigation into the shooting of a toddler wounded as they tried to stop a robbery and carjackin..
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2 Fla. children injured in accidental shootings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - Two Tampa Bay-area children have been injured in separate accidental shootings. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says a 22-year-old Largo man faces a charge ..
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Police: 2 busted Pa. with $3M in stolen cigarettes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) - Two men are under arrest after police say they were stopped in Pennsylvania driving a tractor trailer carrying stolen cigarettes worth $3 million. Authorities ..
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Hole found in plane that took off from Miami

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say a hole was found in the fuselage of a commercial airliner that suddenly lost cabin pressure shortly after taking off from Miami International Airport. ..
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Massive cruise liner sets sail from Finnish yard

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HELSINKI (AP) - Finnish shipbuilders say the sister ship of the world's largest cruise liner has set sail for Florida and was expected to arrive in Miami in a few weeks. The STX Fi..
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Tropical Storm warning issued for Bermuda

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A tropical storm warning has been issued for Bermuda as Tropical Storm Shary approaches in the Atlantic. Shary's maximum sustained winds early Friday are near 40 mph (..
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Fantasy Fest parade draws thousands to Key West

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - More than 60,000 revelers are expected in Key West for a decadent parade, the highlight of the 10-day Fantasy Fest. The festival continues through Sunday with..
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Fla. university tuition still one of lowest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Tuition at Florida's 11 public universities continues to rank third-lowest in the nation even after 15 percent increases in each of the last two years. A p..
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Auditions for nude reality show scheduled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Producers of a proposed all-nude reality television show in Florida say they plan to stream auditions live over the Internet. The St. Petersburg Times rep..
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