Florida governor's poll numbers slowly improving

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott remains burdened with a low standing among the state's voters, a new Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows..
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Wildlife officials say panther killed in SW Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida panther was struck and killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida.    The driver reported the Monday night incident to..
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New rehab facility for NCH patients

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

  NAPLES, Fla.- Rehabilitation patients at NCH downtown hospital in Naples will soon have a new place to recover. The new 54 bed facility is located at the north Naples campus..
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Only on WINK:200 puppies taken from Clewiston home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CLEWISTON, Fla. -- Only on WINK - Hundreds of puppies are on their way to animal control offices throughout south Florida.  Authorities confiscated more than 200 dogs from a s..
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Advocates protest at animal services meeting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Less than two months after Arthur Perkins surrendered nearly 50 dogs from his Golden Gate home, outraged animal advocates filled the domestic animal services ..
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FMPD searches for man who approached child

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

FORT MYERS, Fla.-Fort Myers Police Department is investigating a "stranger danger" incident that occurred on Central Avenue.  A 10-year-old boy, riding his skateboard, was app..
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Fort Myers PD arrest 26 at checkpoints

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Fort Myers Police caught more than 100 people for traffic violations in Tuesday's checkpoint blitz across the city. In the largest checkpoint operation they've ..
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County leaders sound off on revealing audit

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - "Just absolutely no care given to insure things were done correctly." Collier Clerk of Courts, Dwight Brock, calls the county's Housing Department deficient ..
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Pilots 'N Paws rescues dogs doomed to die

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

NAPLES, Fla- More than 150 dogs will soon be up for adoption, thanks to one of the largest animal rescues in US history. Last weekend, a group called Pilots N Paws flew the animals..
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Company expansion brings jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - While some companies are shutting their doors, a Collier County company is expanding and bringing new jobs to the area. GoldCoast Salads started only about t..
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CCSO Sheriff Bill Cameron rescues seas turtle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron, his wife Canda and daughter Jessica were out in their boat recently in the Florida Keys off Marathon when they saw somethi..
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Miami-Dade to Florida: let feds solve immigration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Miami-Dade County Commissioners oppose an Arizona-style immigration bill in Florida and wants Tallahassee to pressure Congress to pass comprehensive reform instead.&nb..
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Fla. PSC approves Progress Energy renewables pact

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Regulators have approved a renewable energy contract for Progress Energy Florida.    The Florida Public Service Commission gave the go-ahead..
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Angel Food Ministries shuts down service for month

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

UPDATE: Angel Food Ministries, an agency offering discounted groceries for the at-need, is officially out of business. At the start of this month, Angel Food temporarily shut down ..
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Fla. lawmakers warned about possible protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is bracing for possible protests at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa.    Jim Madden is the assistant commissioner fo..
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CCSO seeks public’s help in Golden Gate attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Detectives are asking for the public’s help in their investigation into an attack that left a man in a wheelchair badly beaten in Golden Gate on Sunday night. Francis Doming..
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Early holiday sales could help unemployed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It may be the third week of September, and 90-degrees outside in the afternoon, but it's beginning to look at lot like Christmas! Some stores already are displayi..
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Earth to satellite: When will you hit and where?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA scientists are doing their best to tell us where a plummeting 6-ton satellite will fall later this week. It's just that if they're off a little bit..
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US reviews care of deported Haitian who died

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. immigration officials have found no pre-existing health problems that might have contributed to the death of a Haitian man who suffered cholera-like symptoms afte..
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Fla. senate president pushing casino resort vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Senate President Mike Haridopolos is taking a gamble on gaming.    The Merritt Island Republican said Tuesday that he's pushing for a vote o..
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