Fla. firm faces damages over discriminatory email

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Fort Lauderdale company that hires crews for yachts is facing damages after an employee accidentally sent an email to an applicant saying she wasn't ..
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Fort Myers wins Walmart donation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida will receive $50,000 from Walmart's Fight Hunger Facebook Challenge.  The Fort Myers/Cape Coral area placed 18th in the online contest. The..
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Urn lost in 2008 accident found along Fla. road

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A widower who lost the urn containing his wife's ashes in a traffic accident four years ago can now have them back, if he wants them.    ..
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Occupy Miami convenes for May Day rally

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Occupy Miami and other community organizers are joining protesters from across the country in May Day rallies.    Labor organizations and other communit..
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Gov. to sign bill on Cuba-Syria trade restrictions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is expected to sign a bill that would ban state and local governments from hiring any companies that do business in Cuba or Syria.    In..
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2 Arrested in Punta Gorda prostitution sting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit detectives, assisted by Punta Gorda Police officers, conducted an undercover prostitution operation Monday that resulte..
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Truly Organic is just that in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Naples newest pizza restaurant is doing it a little different than anyone else.  Truly Organic Pizza is the first and only USDA-certified pizza eatery... ..
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Stand Your Ground Meeting Today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new Florida task force examining the state's self-defense laws is finally meeting. Gov. Rick Scott created the Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protectio..
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Last minute push to win hunger challenge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers/Cape Coral are still in the running to win $50,000 from Walmart's Fighting Hunger Challenge on Facebook.  The deadline is midnight on April 30th.&..
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Three masked men rob bowling alley with guns, fire shots

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Three armed robbery suspects forced victims to the ground and shot witnesses when they tried to stop the thieves Monday night.  It all started at Pin Street..
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Thieves steal rims and wheels from Naples car dealerships

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla -- Naples Police say two high end car dealerships were targeted by thieves over the weekend, but the crooks weren't after the cars themselves, but the rims. Tonight WIN..
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Local animal shelter creates 'Adorabulls' committee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Animal Refuge Center in North Fort Myers wants to educate people on "bully breeds." The Adorabulls committee helps find all four-legged friends a good home. C..
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New school catches problems before cruise ships set sail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Accidents like what happened to the Costa Concordia in Italy have made headlines recently, making some vacationers uncomfortable about taking a cruise. But ..
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Deputy-involved shooting under investigation in Collier

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The Collier County Sheriff's Office is trying to figure out if an off-duty deputy was justified when he shot his neighbor in the chest. Cpl. Kenneth Vila is ..
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Mitigation efforts slash number of brush fires in SWFL

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Florida Forest Service says its mitigation efforts are working. For the past three years, the agency has been fighting fires in some of the most high-risk areas..
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Race for Congress: Examining candidates' budget plans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - With four months to go until the August primary, the candidates for Congress in Southwest Florida are making their positions known. Republican State Representati..
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Englewood man arrested on child pornography charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested 41-year-old John Anthony Hughes, of 1302 Overbrook Road in Englewood, for possession of child pornography. As a r..
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Off-duty deputy rescues 2 off Siesta Key Beach

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SIESTA KEY, Fla.- Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight is commending a sergeant with the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office for rescuing two teenage swimmers off Siesta Key Beach yeste..
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Only on WINK: Bonita woman allegedly gropes TSA officer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A traveler turns the tables on the TSA, giving her own version of a personal pat down.  Now she's facing charges for getting too close for comfort.  P..
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Fire Marshal: Sunday morning Cape Coral house fire is arson

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A fire that destroyed a Cape Coral home over the weekend was deliberately set. Now, the search is on for whoever did it. The flames torched the home on NE 13th pl..
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