Denny Hamlin came to the Daytona 500 determined to honor his late car owner with a victory. He delivered with a storybook tribute for Joe Gibbs Racing. Hamlin won NASCAR's biggest race for the second time in four years Sunday, leading...
Senior managers at Facebook knew about a data breach associated with campaign consulting firm Cambridge Analytica before it was first reported in the media in 2015, according to a U.K. Parliament report that concludes the company "deliberately misled" a...
A 47-year-old man has been charged with killing three men at a bowling alley in Torrance last month, CBS Los Angeles reports. Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney John Chang said Reginald Leander Wallace, of Los Angeles, is charged with...
It’s a trip across the state to Daytona International Speedway, but it’s a long way from watermelon farming for one local driver. A Riverdale High School graduate competed in one of NASCAR’s biggest annual events. Ross Chastain of Alva realized...
A young woman made history as the first person to be open about her autism and practice law in Florida Parkland native Haley Moss, who is on the autism spectrum, was admitted to The Florida Bar in January. Not only did...
A California man was arrested in Estero after his Uber driver demanded he leave the car on suspicion of possessing marijuana. On Saturday, Florida Highway Patrol arrested Branden Anthony Charles, 38, after he was found in possession of 10 pounds...
There is at least one fatality in a crash in DeSoto County. Florida Highway Patrol is responding to a fatal crash on the 500 block of N Brevard Avenue (US 17) in Arcadia Sunday. There is a roadblock on northbound lanes...
Safety improvements are coming to a dangerous intersection in Charlotte County. In the month of February so far, three people have died in crashes near the intersection of State Road 31 and Bermont Road. One woman survived a crash...
Law enforcement has confirmed the name of a sheriff’s deputy who elbowed a teen after he had been detained. On Friday, Lee County Sheriff's Office placed Deputy Blake Grossi under administrative leave after he was recorded by a bystander elbowing...
An initial background check failed to detect a felony conviction that would have barred the man who killed five co-workers and wounded six others at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant from buying the gun. Months later, a second background check...
The Taliban has postponed an unscheduled round of peace talks with the United States set for Monday in Pakistan saying “most” members of their negotiating team are unable to travel because they’re on the U.S. and United Nations’ blacklists. The...
Former President Barack Obama is lending his support to one of his favorite pastimes by helping the NBA and International Basketball Federation (FIBA) launch a new league in Africa to grow the game across the continent. "I've always loved basketball...
A Trooper gave a ride to a man walking adjacent to the roadway on Interstate 75. When they arrived at the destination, the man threw a notebook at the Trooper and demanded that he fight him. The suspect, Aramis Cabezudo-Esquilin,...
A top adviser to President Donald Trump indicated Sunday that Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border. White House senior...
Cape Coral Hospital CPR and Wellness Celebration took place on Saturday. The event had a program where life-saving CPR techniques were taught, provided by the Cape Coral Fire Dept., Gunterberg Charitable Foundation and the American Heart Association. Janae Muchmore spoke with...
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, said that President Trump has "got to do it on his own" to build a border wall in an interview with "Face the Nation" Sunday. Mr. Trump — dissatisfied with the $1.375 billion Congress...
There is no doubt there is a drug crisis in our country. But one group in Southwest Florida is fighting back, helping the next generation make smart choices. There is a new way you can help them with the cause. Drug-Free...
An Estero man died in an early-morning crash that set a car aflame. Florida Highway Patrol confirmed Darryl Paulauskis, 46, died after his car struck a palm tree then engulfed in flames in Estero early Sunday. According to the press release,...
In a matter of minutes a con artist can take all of your information, and right here in Southwest Florida a man says that almost happened to him. Collier County Sheriff's Office and Punta Gorda Police are sending out warnings...
A car driving in the Edison Festival of Light parade caught fire as it was moving along Jackson Street. A WINK News viewer sent us pictures of the incident which shows a large amount of smoke coming from the car. We...

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