Robb & Stucky: life after bankruptcy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Months after Robb & Stucky files for bankruptcy, remnants of the furniture retailer are breathing new life. Three entrepreneurs have taken three former Robb &..
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Full ban on driver calls could be tough to enforce

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A driver in the next lane is moving his lips. Is he on a hands-free cell phone or just talking to himself? If lawmakers follow the advice of a federal ..
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Fort Myers military family reacts to end of war in Iraq

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's a happy day in the Keller household.Three of their four children have made the military their career, with sons Gary and Kyle still active duty."It's tense. ..
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WINK News goes shopping with coupon expert

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- It's almost time to decide on those New Year's resolutions. For many of you, saving money is on your to-do list for 2012. Clipping coupons could be your key to s..
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Multi-million dollar Chinese drywall settlement announced

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Relief is finally in sight for Richard Kampf's family. The Cape Coral man is expecting more than a hundred grand from the manufacturer of defective chinese drywa..
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Fla. can continue 5-county Medicaid pilot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Federal health officials are giving the green light to continue Florida's controversial five-county Medicaid privatization pilot program.    But there's..
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Iraqis view US departure with relief, apprehension

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - The Stars and Stripes were lowered, the Iraqi flag raised, and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta declared the U.S. role in the Iraq War officially over. Muhsin Mohammed..
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Woman robbed 5 central Florida Winn Dixie stores

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HAINES CITY, Fla. (AP) - Police in central Florida are looking for a woman they say robbed at least five Winn Dixie stores in as many days.    The most recent robber..
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1 injured, 44 evacuated after resort explosion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - An electrician is being treated at the hospital after suffering extensive burns during an electrical explosion at a Naples resort.    The Naples ..
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Fla. Gov. wants FAMU president suspended from job

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott wants the president of Florida A&M University suspended amid multiple investigations that have started in the wake of a drum major's de..
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Anchorage School Board names finalists

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The names of the two finalists to lead Alaska's largest school district have been announced.    The Anchorage School Board on Thursday said ..
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Fla. probation provision ruled unconstitutional

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has narrowly struck down a new provision in the state's probation law regarding restitution payments.    The 4-3 m..
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Chico's gets $3.2 Million to help build IT center

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Lee county-based Chico's, a clothing company, is getting $3.2 million in public funds, to help build a new internet technology center on its Fort Myers campus. Lo..
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SWFL families get into the 'Spirit of Christmas'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Families in need are getting into the holiday spirit. The local non-profit group, Spirit of Christmas is giving families money to buy presents. Those families are..
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4 fishermen stranded off Bahamas for 5 days

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say four fishermen spent five days stranded off the Bahamas without food or water before being rescued.    U.S. Coast Guard officials say tw..
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Census shows 1 in 2 people are poor or low-income

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Squeezed by rising living costs, a record number of Americans - nearly 1 in 2 - have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as low ..
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Settlement reached in Chinese drywall suit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Chinese drywall manufacture has agreed to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to settle court claims by thousands of Gulf Coast property owners who blame the p..
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FDLE arrests 48 in child computer sex crimes investigation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested 48 child predators as part of a six-month investigation known as Operation Amalgamate. The investigation began ..
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Fla. gets high marks for afterschool programs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A national progress report gives Florida's afterschool programs high marks.    Florida is one of only nine states that received four out of ..
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Intruder drains Tampa YMCA pool, costing $3,000

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A YMCA in Tampa is out more than $3,000 when someone emptied every drop of water from the facility's pool.    The incident was discovered by a wor..
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