Small group in Miami area protests Guantanamo

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DORAL, Fla. (AP) - A small handful of members of the Miami chapter of Amnesty International are calling for the closure of Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.    About fi..
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Fla. bill to require public comment at meetings

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Governmental bodies would have to give citizens a chance to be heard before acting on public issues under a bill moving through the Florida Legislature.&nb..
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Psychiatrist: Anthony had no mental illness

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A psychiatrist says in newly-released depositions that Casey Anthony had no evidence of mental illness.    The depositions of two psychiatrists ..
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Fla. DCF releases contractor report card

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The state child welfare agency is releasing a new report card rating its 20 private contractors that oversee foster care.    Wednesday's scorecard is pa..
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Fla group sues for documents on Haiti deportations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Immigrant advocates in Miami are suing the federal government to access documents about the decision to resume deportations to Haiti amid a cholera epidemic in the Car..
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Englewood 6th grader arrested for bomb threat at school

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a 12-year-old Englewood boy and charged him in connection with a bomb threat at his school Nov. 7. The threat was ma..
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Collier election officials make sure your vote will count

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County election officials are making sure your vote counts. WINK News got an inside look at how they test the recording equipment. They selected, at r..
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New LeeTran transfer station opens at Edison Mall

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Bus riders in Lee County now have a bigger, better place to seek shelter while waiting for their ride. A new transfer station is now open at the Edison Mall in Fo..
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Road reconstruction project planned for Estero Blvd.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- A big makeover is in the works for Estero Boulevard on Fort Myers Beach. Just last night the Lee County Board of Commissioners approved a reconstruction pro..
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Rollover on Airport Pulling causes traffic slowdowns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- An accident on Airport Pulling Road at Golden Gate Parkway slowed traffic Wednesday afternoon. No one was injured.  The roadway is now clear.    
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Man booked into Charlotte Co. jail for 25th time

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested Sadikey Roland Jennis, 20, of 21106 Meehan Ave. in Port Charlotte, and charged him with Armed Robbery with a Fi..
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Man arrested for threatening women through Facebook

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Jacobe Swanson, 31, was arrested after threatening two former female co-workers through Facebook. Swanson sent increasingly severe messages to the women from Octo..
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African lion being moved from Va zoo to Fla

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A young male African lion at the Virginia Zoo is moving to a new home.    Zoo officials say the lion will be shipped from Norfolk on Thursday to ..
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Man is arrested in Tampa double slaying case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have arrested an employee of a wealthy Tampa woman in connection with her slaying and the death of her husband.    Hillsborough Sherif..
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Fla. gets $72 million grant for homeless shelters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's child welfare agency is giving nearly $72 million in grants to help fund local homeless shelters.    The grants will renew funding..
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Renowned violinist visits South Florida schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A renowned violinist is visiting South Florida high schools, hoping to encourage a love of classical music among younger generations.    Russian-born Al..
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Bomb plot suspect rails against Christians, Jews

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of plotting to attack Tampa, Fla.-area nightclubs and a sheriff's office with bombs and guns also railed against Christians, Jews and West..
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South Fla. murder case closed because suspect died

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a murder case has been closed after they learned the suspect in a triple murder killed himself.    North Miami police ..
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Poll: Florida headed for another close election

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Another photo finish may be in store for Floridians this fall when they decide whether they want to re-elect President Barack Obama.    A Qu..
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17 Sarasota Co. stores cited for selling alcohol to minors

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla.- Seventeen convenience store clerks were cited for selling alcohol to a minor during an undercover operation conducted by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office..
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