ARCADIA, Fla. - An Arcadia police officer has been terminated after hitting a man. According to documents obtained by WINK News, Sergeant William Metcalf punched a man twice in the..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Rev. Stephen McNamara, pastor of Resurrection of Our Lord parish in Fort Myers has been elevated to the title of Monsignor by Pope Benedict the XVI. Msgr. Stephe..
NORTH PORT, Fla. - North Port police are looking for a man who attacked a 76 year old woman in her home. Investigators said the man came to a home on Herbison Avenue, claiming he w..
FWC - A Florida burrowing owl, listed as a species of special concern, was just hours away from becoming a cruise ship stowaway on Saturday. Just before Royal Caribbean Internation..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal food regulators pondered Monday whether to say, for the first time, that it's OK to market a genetically engineered animal as safe for people to eat. The ..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's inspector general is criticizing the head of the space agency for his contact with an oil company. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is a former ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Starting Monday, September 20th through Friday Perkins Restaurants in Lee and Charlotte Counties will help support the United Way through "Dine to Donate"...
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A new film and TV production studio project in Sarasota hopes to lure a bit more of Hollywood to southwest Florida. Officials on Monday announced the creation..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The longest recession the country has endured since World War II ended in June 2009, according to a group that dates the beginning and end of recessions. The Nati..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida newspaper says public records dispute a state agency's claims of being misled into buying risky securities by Wall Street investment firms. The S..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a double homicide in Pensacola. Two women were killed early Monday morning. Escambia County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Ted..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The owner of the boat that sank in the waters off St. Petersburg hopes to salvage the vessel. The Coast Guard rescued three people who were clinging to ..
MIAMI (AP) - Why are taxpayers footing the bill for inmate health care at Miami's struggling hospital system? As Miami-Dade County commissioners consider the Jackson Health System ..
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a driver lost control on Alligator Alley in Naples when a rear tire blew out, crashing into a guardrail and killing two passengers. According to..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida man will go on trial for the seventh time in the 2001 killing of his ex-girlfriend. Jury selection begins Monday in the case against Al..
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities have recovered the body of man who fell off a personal watercraft and drowned in a Palm Beach County lake. The man and another person fell ..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville good Samaritan was electrocuted when he touched a power line downed in a traffic accident. David Katterhenry had stopped to help a 19-year-..
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The family of a Florida woman who somehow fell or was pushed off an Amtrak train in Georgia is asking for witnesses to come forward. Barbara Arteta of..
WILTON MANORS, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida police chief has been suspended for sending racist e-mails on his work account. Wilton Manors Police Chief Richard Perez was suspended fo..
PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida church is asking a burglar to return its priceless possessions - a registry of marriages, funerals and baptisms. The records were stolen..