Body of missing Fla boater found in Gulf of Mexico

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A helicopter search crew has found the body of a missing Florida boater in the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Coast Guard said 56-year-old Tommie Lipford of L..
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Broward girl, 2, drowns in backyard pool

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A 2-year-old girl appears to have drowned in her family's swimming pool in Broward County. Authorities say the girl's mother found her in the pool late S..
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4 senators ask Florida to end 'flamingo express'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Senators from Florida, New York, Rhode Island and West Virginia called on Florida Gov. Rick Scott to enact a program they say would better track the growing tra..
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Delta plane engine fails, forces emergency landing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

MIAMI (AP) - A Delta plane's engine failed in mid-air over Florida, forcing the flight to make an emergency landing Sunday morning, authorities said. Federal Aviation Administratio..
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Thousands line streets for 73rd Edison Festival of Light Parade

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers streets were flooded with spectators on Saturday night for the 73rd Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade. Event organizers say good weather made for a..
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Thousands of meals heading to hungry in Haiti

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ESTERO, Fla. - More than 200 people packed more than 75,000 fortified meals to benefit people in Southwest Florida and Haiti.The prepackaged meals included macaroni and cheese, as ..
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Cape Coral boys soccer team wins 4A state title

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. - For the first time in school history, the Cape Coral High School boys soccer team has won the Class 4A State Soccer Championship.     The Seahawks..
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Scientist finds Gulf bottom still oily, dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - A University of Georgia scientist has gone public with video and slides showing how oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. The i..
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Job fair targets out-of-work veterans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Back home, and out of work. Dozens of local veterans in search of jobs found direction Saturday at a Fort Myers employment fair held with them in mind. While the..
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Plan ahead: Road closures scheduled for Edison parade

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- On Saturday, February 19th the Fort Myers Police Department will close the following roads beginning at 5:00 p.m. for the Edison Grand Parade, unless otherwise n..
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Scientists finds Gulf bottom still oily, dead

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

 WASHINGTON (AP) - A University of Georgia scientist has gone public with video and slides showing how oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico...
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Huge schools of sharks spotted off South Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Huge schools of sharks are being spotted off of South Florida as they migrate north. The blacktip and spinner sharks have been most visible off Palm Be..
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Newest Busch Gardens coaster debuts in May

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

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..
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Marijuana and cash seized from convicted felon's home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

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..
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Official: Chemical put on Fla. girl in toxic truck

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

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..
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Oil spill claims chief announces new payment rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

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 ..
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Collier County student says teacher taunted her with dead frogs, PETA now involved

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

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..
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Facebook provides new relationship status options

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

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..
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Exclusive: Potential presidential candidate speaks to WINK

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

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..
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Investigators looking for those responsible for setting off pipe bomb

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

GATEWAY, FL-An explosive device detonates in a quiet Gateway neighborhood terrifying people.      Now detectives are looking for who built it and why. Rich..
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