Miami woman uses giant scissors to scare robber

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A 74-year-old woman used a pair of giant scissors to fight off a would-be robber. Police say the incident happened last week. They are warning others of the suspect, w..
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Mom of teen beating victim files lawsuit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The mother of a Florida teen who authorities say was brutally attacked by another student has filed a lawsuit against the Broward County school board. ..
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Challenger: 25 years later, a still painful wound

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - For many, no single word evokes as much pain. Challenger. A quarter-century later, images of the exploding space shuttle still signify all that can go w..
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2010 foreclosure activity down in hardest-hit markets but increases in 72 percent of major metros nationwide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

IRVINE, Calif. - Jan. 27, 2011 - RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released its 2010 Year-End Metropolitan Fore..
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Snow up north strands passengers at RSW

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- Yet another blast of winter weather is grounding flights across the northeast, and it's having a trickle down effect locally. At around lunch time, there were ne..
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Scott proposes restoring Fla. Commerce Department

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has proposed restoring Florida's Commerce Department to streamline economic development efforts. The new Republican governor announced his ..
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How states fared on unemployment benefits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

The number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits rose sharply last week but the figures were distorted by rare snowstorms that hit the Southeast. The state figures belo..
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CCSP arrests methamphetamine trafficker in undercover deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives, assisted by the Street Crimes Unit, conducted an undercover operation Wednesday and seized 25 grams of Meth..
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Elevator free falls 5 floors in state building

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Five state employees were injured, including one who suffered a broken leg, in an elevator accident at the Department of Education.  Officials say the..
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Fla. woman hires hit man to maim man

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ST. CLOUD, Fla. (AP) - A 21-year-old woman is charged with solicitation to commit aggravated battery after police say she hired a "hit man" to maim her ex-boyfriend. It turns out S..
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CCSO finds marijuana brownies in car & at jail finds marijuana & LSD in woman's privates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ENGLEWOOD- Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies made a routine traffic stop at 1701 Beach Rd., Englewood, for speeding that resulted in two arrests. In the car they found thre..
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Teen says he put grand piano in Miami bay

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A 16-year-old looking to boost his art school application took a bow Thursday for being the one behind the grand piano that mysteriously showed up on a sandbar in Miam..
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Cape Coral Police Detectives arrest suspect; Seize guns & drugs on search warrent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL- On January 26 at 7:40 PM, the Cape Coral Police Department’s Narcotics Unit with the assistance of SWAT, Street Crimes Unit and K-9 executed a search warrant at 3..
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Northeast weather causing airline delays and cancellations at RSW

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

    BOSTON (AP) - Today is another snow day for many kids in the Northeast.   An overnight storm brought ice, snow and rain to areas from Tennessee to..
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EXCLUSIVE: Witness to bus stop stabbing says suspect was bullied on bus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Only on WINK, a student who watched the whole bus stop stabbing happen in the Golden Gate Estates goes through that day moment by moment, including a look sh..
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Millions paying with cell phones, not wallets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Cash, credit, or... Phone? Cell phones do just about everything these days, now including, pay at the cash register. "Something like going to a ballgame is as si..
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Red Cross assists families affected by Tuesday's storms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ALVA, Fla. - The Lee County Red Cross is assisting several families after Tuesday night's severe weather left scattered damage across Southwest Florida."When we have ferocious stor..
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2 children dead from accidental smothering

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Murphy

Gainesville, Fla. (AP) - Two small children died in unrelated cases in north Florida after authorities say adults rolled on top of them while they were sleeping. Gainesville police..
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Florida AG bans drugs labeled 'bath salts'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Wednesday temporarily banned a synthetic designer drug called MDVP that is commonly labeled "bath salts." Officials s..
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Man's boat stolen, law requires he hand over title

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Scott Meinke owned his own boat business. He admitted in court this week to selling other people's boats without them knowing. One of his victims is Richard ..
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