MIAMI (AP) - A Republican group that includes former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will use a conference Thursday to kick off its efforts to improve the party's outreach to Hispanic voters..
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A Florida panther was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer along Interstate 75 in Collier County. Authorities say the accident happened Wednesday in the eastb..
WASHINGTON (AP) - NASA has named a backup commander, if necessary, to take the place of the astronaut husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot last week.The space agency em..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's top offshore drilling regulator says his agency is considering ways to increase civil penalties for companies that violate drilling rules.Current rul..
FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The cold weather may have taken a toll on your plants and palms, but that doesn't mean they are a total loss. Mayor Berg from the Riverland Nursery on State Road..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A soldier who was home on leave from Iraq when he stabbed a neighbor half a dozen times in the head and neck is mentally unfit to stand trial. The state..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two judges made qualified apologies for their roles in the construction of an opulent $48.8 million courthouse that critics called a "Taj Mahal" during a t..
SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Tuesday, many people in Lee County received recorded phone messages alerting them of a violent suspect on the loose near Edisto Lakes Apartments. And sever..
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - It's no surprise the cold weather up north is making people think warm thoughts of Florida. The colder it gets, the more people call to plan their escapes ..
NAPLES, Fla. - The chef who was hospitalized for 3 days after a restaurant gas explosion tells what happened that day. "I turned around and the kitchen was filling up with gas and ..
FORT MYERS, Fla-The massive snow storm in the Northeast has stranded hundreds of passengers in Southwest Florida. And with nowhere to go, travelers are staying extra days in our ar..
CAPE CORAL, FL- Several Cape Coral city leaders gathered at the Iwo Jima statue on Veterans Memorial Parkway today. They were joined by a consultant from Miami who spent more than ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate's Democratic leader says Gov. Rick Scott's 90-day freeze on state contracts is delaying job-creation.Sen. Nan Rich of Weston on Wednesda..
DESOTO CO., Fla - Ahead of Wednesday night's forecasted freeze workers across Arcadia spent the day filling up trucks with one last load of oranges. Much of their attention t..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - One person is dead after a car and motorcycle crashed Wednesday at the intersection of Pine Island Road and Skyline Drive in Cape Coral. The dri..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A real estate company lost in a paperwork nightmare, contacted Call for Action for help. Now we're getting results.The company David Cooke works for manage..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL- Deputies arrested two juveniles they say stabbed a young man in Charlotte County. Neighbor Jacqi Wolfrom says she was thrown in the middle of the whole thing ..
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- One year after a deadly earthquake rocked the nation of Haiti, some local doctors are trying to help the tragedy-stricken nation, one child at a time. WINK News..
MIAMI (AP) - Federal prosecutors have charged 15 people for their part in a South Florida bank fraud conspiracy. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami reported Wednesday that a loan ..
Drivers will see more orange construction cones along I-75. The State Dept. of Transportation will widen more of the interstate, and is planning the eventual wide..