Bob Marley's son tries to get Buju Banton released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Stephen Marley, a son of music legend Bob Marley, has offered to post his South Florida home to bond reggae star Buju Banton's out of jail. The Tampa Tribune rep..
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Boy allowed back to school after being expelled for bringing toy gun to school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A boy is allowed back at school after being expelled last year for bringing a toy gun to school. District officials also said Tuesday that the incident..
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South Fla. airport back to normal after evacuation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is back to normal after part of it was evacuated when an unattended bag was found. An airport spoke..
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Florida to have all-female parole commission

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida will have an all-female Parole Commission for the first time ever next year. Cassandra Jenkins will join the three-member panel Jan. 5 following he..
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Foreclosures push home prices down in many cities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices are falling further, suggesting a bottom hasn't been reached in many metro areas. Millions of foreclosures are expected to pour onto the market in the..
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Officials: Driver killed when car hits home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police in Florida's Gulf coast say the driver of a vehicle that crashed into a home and then caught fire was killed. Authorities identified the driver a..
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Gulf coast woman finds alligator at her house

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Gulf coast woman had a special visitor at her house: an alligator. Jenny Roca called 911 early Tuesday morning. She told the dispatcher that the reptile was in..
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Officials: Armed robbery suspect fatally shot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an armed robbery suspect was fatally shot by central Florida by police. The shooting occurred Tuesday afternoon. Authorities say the suspect fl..
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Fla. justices refuse to hear open meetings case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has refused to take an appeal from a lower court ruling that says citizens have a right to attend but not speak at meetings of go..
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Elderly woman convicted of $1 million lottery scheme

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - An elderly Florida woman was found guilty of bilking friends and neighbors of more than $1 million in a lottery scheme. Doris Siegel, who turned 80 recentl..
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Spooky drinks for your Halloween party

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  It's Wednesday... and here at WINK News it means only one thing - Let's eat. Today, we are drinking and here to show us how to make some great dr..
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Thousands of Florida fighting conchs wash up on Bonita Beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Thousands of fighting conchs are washing up and dying out on the beach. Now, marine biologists are looking into a possible cause for the massive wash up. It'..
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Alex Sink in town today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYESR, Fla. - Both of  Florida's candidates for governor will make last minute stops in Southwest Florida. Democrat Alex Sink  is set to host a rally Wednesday ..
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Most reliable car list

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - General Motors models are getting more reliable and Ford is still at the top as the most reliable American carmaker. Those are key findings in Consumer Reports l..
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Supervisor of Elections information

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Wednesday is the last day to request your absentee ballot.  All request must be received by 5pm. You may call walk in or go online to ask for the request. L..
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Nearly 200 show up for march against domestic violence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Nearly 200 people took to the streets in Immokalee Tuesday night, trying to stomp out domestic violence. It's a march that's meant to target all of Collier County..
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PFC Corey Kent to return to DC Wednesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - WINK News has learned an injured Cape Coral soldier is scheduled to return to a Washington, DC military hospital on Wednesday. PFC Corey Kent lost his legs in an..
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From 'phishing' to 'smishing' - scams moving to text messages

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Con artists are going after your bank account. again  Their scam isn't new, but the methods for getting your personal information are changing. It's called ..
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Arson cases on the rise in SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A family says they're the target of arsonists, but investigators say southwest Florida has seen an alarming rise in arson investigations over the past 3 mo..
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Bullet misses four year old's head by inches

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A couple is grateful to be alive after a bullet blasts through the back windshield of their car. The bullet missed their daughters head by just a few inches. Jos..
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