Gov't stalling on flood insurance keeps homes from selling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Just as the housing market is stabilizing buyers and sellers are now caught in a holding pattern waiting for insurance. It's because Congress hasn't approved a n..
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Car rolls over; closes traffic lanes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Chandler Friedman

Lee County sheriff's deputies were called out to a single vehicle crash at College parkway and Winkler road. The crash occurred at approximately 1:25 this afternoon.  Nor..
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Investigators identify suspect in San Carlos Park shooting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has identified the suspect in a shooting in San Carlos Park. Bertalan Bonnyai has been charged with one count of attempted murder for the shooting o..
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Relief well getting close to blown out well in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

HOUSTON (AP) - BP says the rig drilling the relief well that'sthe best hope of stopping the Gulf oil spill has made it withinabout 20 feet horizontally of the blown-out well that's..
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FCAT results to be released on Tuesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s Commissioner of Education, Dr. Eric J. Smith announced the launch of a new Department of Education website relating to the delays currently bein..
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Tow to Go to offer free rides this holiday weekend

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TAMPA, Fla - AAA Auto Club South and Budweiser will help protect roadways throughout the Independence Day weekend with the ‘Tow to Go’ program. Tow to Go has safely rem..
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Tourist discovers human bones in Everglades

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WESTON, Fla. (AP) - A tourist has discovered human bones in theEverglades.Authorities say the remains were found Monday morning and theyappear to be from one person.Investigators a..
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Homemade plane crashes while trying to land at airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

 CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 1:31 p.m. Sunday to the Charlotte County Airport in Punta Gorda after a homemade fixed ..
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WINK goes inside the governor's war room

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

PENSACOLA, Fla.-WINK News is granted a rare opportunity. An inside look into Governor Charlie Crist's "war room" as he prepares the statewide response for the oil spill. Much of th..
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Shooting victim recovers in hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

SAN CARLOS PARK, Fla.-A Sunday night shooting in San Carlos Park sent a woman to the hospital. That woman was shot inside her home and at last check she is recovering Monday mornin..
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Alex regains tropical storm strength in gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Alex is again a tropical storm as it moved into the Gulf of Mexico and may become a hurricane as it swirls toward Mexico's east coast.   ..
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Stabbing investigation in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County deputies are investigating a stabbing at an apartment complex in south Fort Myers. Authorities say a woman stabbed her boyfriend at a complex near Col..
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Buffett opens new hotel on oil-soaked Gulf Coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. - For what his song "Margaritaville" has conjured up in the hearts of tourists, Jimmy Buffett's new Pensacola Beach hotel is stirring those same emotions in t..
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Fundraiser helps family of Cape girl killed by car

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Community members ride in support of the family of a seven year old girl hit and killed by a car in Cape Coral.Abigail Janssen was killed earlier this month.&nbs..
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Investigation reveals more deaths after February tour bus crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol expects to complete an investigation next month into a deadly tour bus crash near Lake Placid in February.FHP says an 81 year ol..
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Alex could push more oil closer to Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida emergency leaders say Tropical Storm Alex should pass the state, but waves from the storm could push more oil and tar from the massive BP spill..
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Alex weakens to tropical depression over Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Alex has weakened to a tropical depression, but the cyclone is expected to regain strength in the coming days as it moves out over warmer waters in the..
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Thousands join Hands Across the Sand protest of offshore drilling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Sharp

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - Thousands of people turned today out at Florida beaches to draw the line after the Gulf spill.  "Hands Across the Sand" aims to raise support for clea..
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EXCLUSIVE: WINK News gets aerial view of oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. -  Responders in Pensacola describe the situation along the sandy shores as "moment by moment."  They're optimistic with the progress they've made c..
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Deadly Charlotte County crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Boland

PUNTA GORDA - Fla. - A 73-year-old Fort Myers resident was killed in a crash in Charlotte County Friday night. Florida Highway Patrol says Elumene Theodoris died and four othe..
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