TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The newest roller coaster at Busch Gardens in Tampa will use magnets to propel it from 0-to-60 mph in 4 seconds. The theme park said this week that the Cheetah H..
PORT CHARLOTTE - Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives seized $24,261 cash and 4 pounds 11 ounces of marijuana in a convicted felon’s home in Port Charlo..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities searched the home of parents accused of abusing twin 10-year-olds - a girl who was found dead in the back of a pickup truck and a boy who w..
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The administrator of BP's $20 billion Gulf oil spill fund announced new rules Friday on how final payments will be determined in the highly criticized claims ..
NORTH NAPLES, Fla.- A Collier County teacher is accused of taunting a student with dead frogs. Now, PETA wants the science instructor fired. A North Naples Middle School seventh gr..
Facebook is revamping its status options to give users more ways to express themselves. The social media pioneer has long provided people with the ability to set a relationship sta..
NAPLES, Fla - There may soon be a candidate in the 2012 race for President of the United States. Former GOP Senator Rick Santorum met with leaders and potential donors in Naples Fr..
GATEWAY, FL-An explosive device detonates in a quiet Gateway neighborhood terrifying people. Now detectives are looking for who built it and why. Rich..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - New car sales in Southwest Florida rose by 81% year over year in January. According to statistics, more than 4,100 cars were sold in Lee, Collier and Charlotte c..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- An almost five month search for a missing Lee County boy has a happy ending half way across the country. Everett Little was last seen at his Lee County home ..
CAPE CORAL- New details emerge about the canal crash in Cape Coral. Witnesses say the two men are lucky to be alive. According to police, Daniel Purser and Phillip Tremblay were dr..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -Just released, the 911 tape of a mom in the Golden Gate Estates trying desperately to save her baby, and in the middle of the call the line goes dead. WINK Ne..
BARTOW - Jurors unanimously voted that a central Florida man should be executed for deaths of two women he doused with gasoline and set on fire during a robbery. The jurors on Frid..
LOUISVILLE, Ky.- An influential Kentucky congressman is asking Florida Gov. Rick Scott to back off repealing a prescription pill monitoring program. Rep. Harold Rogers tells his fe..
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Rhode Island's U.S. senators are asking that part of the $2.5 billion in funding for Florida's high-speed rail projects be redirected to their state after Florida..
SARASOTA- Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested John Allen Lee, 47, of Venice, on two counts of First Degree Murder for the homicidal deaths of Jason Salt..
FORT WALTON BEACH- A 5-year-old boy from north Florida has been ordered to attend a fire-prevention class after starting a fire with toilet paper in the bathroom of his home. Inves..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge in Florida has given the 26 states suing to stop President Barack Obama's health care overhaul until Thursday to respond to the administratio..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY-Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives continue their roundup of Englewood and Port Charlotte-area Crack Cocaine, Oxycodone and Marijuana drug ..
Some people in the historic Dean Park neighborhood in Ft. Myers are launching a campaign to reduce the noise from the old bridge crossing Billy Creek. The people ..