Stranded turtle from Netherlands arrives in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - An endangered sea turtle that was found stranded in the Netherlands has arrived at the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota.    The Kemp's ridley..
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3 indicted for smuggling Chinese honey

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted three men for smuggling Chinese honey into the United States.    The U.S. Attorney's Office in Jacksonvil..
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Fla. Attorney General will help co-host GOP forum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is going to get a chance to help interview GOP presidential candidates.    Bondi is one of three attorney..
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Disney expanding ESPN Wide World of Sports

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Disney will add playing fields and other enhancements to its ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.    Disney officials announced the expan..
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Fla. woman calls deputies, ends up in jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman ended up in jail after she asked Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies to kick her boyfriend out of her apartment.    But the..
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North Fla. skeet shooter dies from injuries

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man who was shot in the abdomen while skeet shooting outside a north Florida church has died.    Alachua Sheriff's Office ..
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Fla. city votes to keep water fluoride in water

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) - Commissioners in Dunedin have agreed to keep fluoride in the city's water supply.    In a 3-2 vote Tuesday night, the city split paths with Pine..
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Blogger gives budget-friendly holiday shopping tips

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Blogger Ruth Soukup has five great tips to keep your holiday budget-friendly.  1. Be realistic about how much yuo can afford to spend.  2. Utilize the i..
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Red Tide Hits Southwest Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

Red tide is showing up in higher concentrations off the Southwest Florida coast. Scientists with the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation found high levels of red tide around Sa..
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Red tide levels rising off SWFL coast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SANIBEL, Fla. - Red tide is starting to turn up in higher concentrations off the Southwest Florida coast. But both scientists and tourist businesses say the growing algae bloom sho..
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Burglar caught selling jewelry to same woman he stole from

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

IMMOKALEE, Fla -- A burglar is busted trying to sell jewelry he stole from an Immokalee home. But, there's a twist. The store manager he tried to sell to is the same woman he's acc..
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AP source: Red Sox choose Valentine as manager

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

BOSTON, Mass. -- The Boston Red Sox have chosen Bobby Valentine to be their next manager and the sides were working to complete a contract, a person familiar with the decision told..
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Young girl pulled from Cape Coral pool Tuesday evening

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A young girl was pulled from a pool at a Cape Coral home on the 1700 block of Southwest 30th Terrace Tuesday night.Cape Coral police officers said the girl was ..
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Assembling holiday care packages in Fort Myers for troops

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Local people are spreading holiday cheer to our men and women serving overseas.  The Lee Memorial Health System's Military Support Program met Tuesday nigh..
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Country singer Mindy McCready and son missing from Lee Co.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Authorities file a missing persons report for country singer Mindy McCready and her son Zander.  Family members tell WINK News, McCready took Zander from he..
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Lehigh Acres man recounts violent home invasion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- A Lehigh Acres man says he's thankful to be alive after four masked men stormed his home Monday night and robbed him at gunpoint.     The vi..
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Romney makes campaign stop in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. - Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney made a campaign stop in Naples. The GOP hopeful attended a private fundraiser at the Naples Yacht Club Tuesday. Support..
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Is Ft. Myers bad for small business?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla. -A local man is advertising his belief that the city of Fort Myers is bad for small business. He says, the city should remove some wooden posts that could prevent ..
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Lawyer for ex-fiance of missing woman speaks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An attorney hired by the man deemed the focus of law enforcement's investigation into the disappearance of a Florida mother who vanished shortly after appearin..
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Cape officer lies about earning medals

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A former Cape Coral cop is accused of living a lie that some are calling "disgraceful and disgusting."A look into Stephen Chase's past finds that he may have lied..
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