Florida insurance reform bill the subject of debate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rich Garcia

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Another key Florida property insurance reform bill has been derailed - at least temporarily - in the Legislature. An amendment that would have required insurers..
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Lee Co. man wanted for molesting girls arrested in NYC

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

FORT MYERS, Fla - A 45-year old homeless man from Lee County arrested in New York City on charges he molested two girls in Buckingham earlier this month. The suspect identified as ..
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Littleton Elementary dedicates outdoor lab on Earth Day; Lake Trafford stocked with bass

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In honor of Earth Day, Littleton Elementary School students dedicated a first-of-its-kind outdoor learning lab. The five-acre outdoor facility was the brain chil..
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Mistake in virus software update shuts down computers world-wide.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Max Turnier

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Computer systems worldwide locked up because of a software glitch. The Lee County Sheriff's Office was one of hundreds of agencies shut down and they had to go b..
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NYPD says couple who ditched Fla. boy skipped town

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 NEW YORK , NY - Police say a couple who ditched a toddler at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York days after he went missing in Florida has skipped town and headed north. Elea..
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Tackle shop thieves arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

NORTH FORT MYERS- Sheriff's deputies make a "big catch" after arresting two teenagers accused of burglarizing a tackle shop. Lehr's Economy Tackle co-owner David Westra says, "Well..
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Attorney: Teen pleads not guilty in beating of Josie Lou Ratley

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - An attorney representing a teenager accused of severely beating a girl at a South Florida middle school says he has entered a written plea of not guil..
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Broward judge in misconduct complaint is resigning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  - A Broward County judge, who was facing a misconduct complaint over her relationship with a prosecutor during a 2007 murder case they participated in, ..
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Fort Myers Proceeds with Another Plan to Revitalize Riverfront

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

Here we go again.  Fort Myers is pushing ahead with a new plan to revitalize the downtown riverfront, and hopefully bring in a major hotel and new shops nad restaurants. "I am..
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Fla. House passes school prayer guarantee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  - A watered-down school prayer bill inspired by a Florida Panhandle lawsuit has cleared the Florida House. The bill that passed Thursday, April 22, 2010 wou..
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House passes Florida health care amendment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A ballot proposal that would bar Floridians from being forced to participate in health care programs has passed in the Republican-controlled House in a partisan..
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BREAKING NEWS: Child porn bust leads to dozens of arrests

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

POLK COUNTY, Fla. - Dozens of suspects have been rounded up in a large-scale child pornography bust in central Florida, and it's being reported that at least five of those suspects..
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Crist signs Fla. private school voucher expansion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Gov. Charlie Crist has signed a bill expanding a private school voucher program for low-income students. The new law (SB 2126) signed Thursday raises an a..
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Ex-VP Dick Cheney endorses Rubio for Fla. Senate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Thursday endorsed Marco Rubio in Florida's GOP Senate primary, a high-profile endorsement announced in the midst of a feder..
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On the Money: Obama heads to Wall Street; Americans seeking US-made cars

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In April 22, 2010's installment of On the Money, WINK News brings you the latest on President Obama's trip to Wall Street, where he'll tackle financial reform. A..
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Clewiston police officer arrested; former Collier deputy in court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CLEWISTON, Fla. -  A Clewiston police officer is charged with aggravated child abuse. According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement , Officer John Herrera is acc..
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Man can't afford to pay employee for work done

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

A woman got a job after responding to an ad on Craigslist. She worked for a few days, but never got paid The man who hired her said it's not his fault. The womans job was to drive ..
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Woman sought for druggings, robberies of men in S. Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - Police are searching for a woman who's accused of drugging and robbing men who have visited south Florida bars and restaurants. Authorities say the suspec..
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Former VP endorses Marco Rubio

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Former Vice President Dick Cheney is endorsing Marco Rubio in Florida's GOP Senate primary, saying Gov. Charlie Crist can't be trusted to stand up to President ..
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BBQ, Bands & Brew fundraiser to benefit Builders Care

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

FORT MYERS, Fla.  – The Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) is hosting an afternoon of BBQ, Bands and Brew to benefit its nonprofit charitable arm Builders Care on S..
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