Fla. Panhandle boater missing after fishing trip

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The Coast Guard has called off a search for a Panhandle man never returned from a fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico.    Authorities say 41-ye..
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CCSO arrests North Port teen in $9,500 theft

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office and North Port Police worked together in solving an Aug. 25 home burglary in the 15000 block of Chamberlain Blvd., Port ..
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Cohabitation still against the law in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

This may come as a surprise to many people, but it is still illegal in Florida for a man and a woman to live together unless they're married. More surprising is that in the last tw..
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North Fla. surfer bitten by shark

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CRESCENT BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a 19-year-old surfer was bitten by shark at Crescent Beach.    Shane Lancaster told the St. Augustine Record he felt some..
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Hurricane Katia continues moving across Atlantic

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane Katia is making its trek across the Atlantic with little change in strength.    Katia has maximum sustained winds early Thursday near 75 mph (..
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Armed Robbery in Cape Coral

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

Wink News on the scene as Cape Coral Police search for a suspect in an armed robbery. It happened just before midnight at the Circle K on Santa Barbara and Veterans.  A perime..
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State may avoid budget shortfall next year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The push by Florida lawmakers and Gov. Rick Scott to make deep spending cuts this year may pay off during the crucial 2012 election season. A new fore..
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"The Situation" partners in tan business

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

MIAMI (AP) - MTV reality star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is turning his hobby of tanning into a business venture in Florida. Sorrentino has been named a partner of Boca T..
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Teen accused of school plot to be charged as adult

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Hillsborough County State Attorney says the 17-year-old who is charged with plotting to blow up his high school will be tried as an adult. Jared Cano wa..
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Man with toy gun shot, killed by police in Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in North Miami Beach say a man carrying what was later determined to be a toy rifle was shot and killed by police. The incident bega..
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Auditioning for jobs in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Some people in Lee County will do just about anything for a job. That includes singing, dancing and even quacking like a duck. Over the past several weeks, more ..
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LCSO:Teacher likely victim of domestic homicide

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Mariner Middle School teacher Amy Patterson disappeared in July.  Now her ex-husband, who she is dating again, Daniel Proctor, is being called a suspect.&n..
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Beach renourishment could last into tourism season

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - An extensive beach renourishment project underway at Fort Myers Beach was expected to wrap by September, but a series of setbacks is pushing back the deadl..
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Deadly disease killing Florida palms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

A new, deadly disease is quickly killing palm trees throughout the state. But it's how the lethal bacteria is being spread that has experts talking. It's called Texas Phoenix Palm ..
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Deadly forklift accident in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- A fatal accident has happened at 630 Fountainhead Way in Naples on Wednesday evening. A re-roofing project is under way at that address. A worker was moving roofing m..
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New developments in the ongoing sagas at Edison

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Administrators at Edison State College are accused of forging signatures, pressuring employees and misleading students about the nursing schools accreditation, ..
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Where should lawmakers draw district lines?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

NAPLES, Fla.- It's a hot topic every ten years: where should lawmakers draw district lines?Legislators have been touring the state, asking Floridians that question. Wednesday, they..
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Man arrested after fighting over a can of ravioli

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies Monday arrested a South Punta Gorda Heights teen after he and his older brother argued over a can of ravioli. Kyle Preston Al..
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Arrest made in Jacksonville shooting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say they've arrested one suspect and are searching for another responsible for a drug turf-related Jacksonville shooting that left three peopl..
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'Dragons' stolen from the Shell Factory

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Thieves hit the Shell Factory in North Fort Myers, but what they took has left managers there scratching their heads.  Managers at the Shell Factory sa..
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