Heartbreaking images of birds affected by the oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULF OF MEXICO - The oil spill-related damage to the environment was chilling on East Grand Terre Island along the Louisiana coast, where workers found birds coated in thick, black..
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Kyle Jordan reports live from Pensacola

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

WINK News Anchor Kyle Jordan reports live from Pensacola on the Disaster in the Gulf. 
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Viewer's View: Ump's Bad Call

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Baseball's Commissioner decided not to reverse Umpire Jim Joyce's bad call during the Detroit Tiger's game this week even after Joyce admitted he robbed Pitcher Armando Galarraga o..
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McDonald's Shrek Cup Recall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cadmium has been discovered in the painted design on "Shrek"-themed drinking glasses being sold nationwide at McDonald's, forcing the burger giant to recall 12 m..
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President Obama returns to Louisiana Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

WASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to project both command and compassion, President Barack Obama is returning to the Louisiana coast for a fresh reality check on work to stanch the oil ..
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Facebook being used to solve murder cases

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - "She was the last one to drive it," Chris Matesz tells me of a red Camaro locked away in his garage. "I will never get rid of the car." The Camaro belonged t..
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Port Charlotte man has idea, knowledge to fix oil gusher

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Port Charlotte man said he contacted BP four weeks ago telling them to cut the pipe in the gulf, but he said capping it won't work. Frank Cicanese has wo..
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Computer models show oil hitting east coast; Feds send BP $69M bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULF OF MEXICO - Computer models show oil leaking from a damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico could wind up on the East Coast and even get carried on currents across the Atlantic Oce..
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UPDATE: 2-year-old near-drowning victim makes progress

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Max Turnier

FORT MYERS, Fla. - For Eric Sutor and Trina Hadley, the last five and a half weeks have been a challenge. "It's a feeling I don't want anybody to go through...indescribable," said ..
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7-year-old girl's death leaves community in shock; 10-year-old crash victim out of hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - An entire neighborhood is stunned after a 7-year-old girl was killed and her 10-year-old cousin injured in a Wednesday night accident. Cape Coral police say 7-ye..
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82-year-old woman arrested for stalking, aggravated assault

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - She may be 82, but don't mess with her. A Cape Coral grandmother's sharp tongue landed her in jail. She told WINK her side of the story. Stalking... Aggrava..
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Crist: Oil within 4 miles of the Panhandle coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist says oil from the massive Gulf spill is now within four miles of the Panhandle coast. Crist said sheen was spotted during a ..
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Son of late Fla. Gov. Chiles running for governor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Lawton "Bud" Chiles III, the son of former Gov. Lawton Chiles, made a late entry into the governor's race as an independent candidate on Thursday, saying b..
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A final farewell to Cape murder victim Kelly Abrams

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Friends and family members gathered to bid their final goodbyes to 31-year-old Kelly Abrams, who was murdered in Cape Coral over the weekend. Police say 43-year-..
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Tourism officials pull 'Coast is Clear' advertising campaign

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

MIAMI (AP) - Facing the imminent threat of oil hitting Florida's shoreline, tourism officials are pulling an advertising campaign proclaiming the state's "Coast is Clear." Chris Th..
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US Sen. Nelson predicts oil spread over Fla. coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says all of Florida is threatened by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Speaking in Pensacola on Thursday Nelson said the state's ..
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Coast Guard: Tar balls found in Fla. Keys

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GRASSY KEY, Fla. (AP) - The Coast Guard is investigating after tar balls were found off the Florida Keys, but the agency hasn't determined whether they came from the massive Gulf o..
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House full of instruments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Judd Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla - Stephen Brittain's home looks normal from the outside. But inside, his 1,300-square foot living room houses nine instruments: 5 grand pianos, 2 upright pianos and..
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Sink meets with business owners impacted by oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Florida's CFO Alex Sink is meeting with business owners in Pensacola to hear their concerns and fears concerning the impact of the oil spill. She says this is "an..
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Fla. AG responds to being excluded from meeting on oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum says his exclusion from a meeting earlier this week shows the Obama Administration doesn't understand the seriousnes..
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