School bus crashes into Gulf coast home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A school bus full of students crashed into a Gulf coast area house. Authorities say there were about 20 children on the bus Monday, but none appear to b..
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Gold coin auction raises almost $13,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS- The sale of six gold coins has helped The Salvation Army come very close to reaching its 2010 red kettle goal.  All nine gold coins donated to the organization wer..
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Police: Fla. shootout suspect found dead in home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police say a gunman suspected of killing two Florida police officers and wounding a U.S. marshal during a shootout has been found dead. St. Petersburg P..
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J.C. Penney closing some stores

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK(AP) - Retailer J.C. Penney plans to close some stores, outlets and call centers, and finish closing its catalog business.It will also add two shareholders, including activ..
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Funeral held for 2 Miami-Dade police officers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - Thousands of law enforcement officers from around the state gathered Monday at a funeral service for two fallen Miami-Dade County police officers.  The crow..
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Judge mulls temporary crypt for Venezuela ex-pres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - A judge said Monday he may order former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez's body moved to an above-ground crypt to allow more time to settle the feud between hi..
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Vehicle rollover at Cape Coral Bridge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAPE CORAL- WINK Crews are on scene of a single vehicle rollover at the toll plaza on the Cape Coral Bridge heading eastbound. Only one toll lane is open. Drivers should expect hea..
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Authorities search for missing child in Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a child who was reported missing over the weekend along Florida's Space Coast. Authorities say the 7-month-old infant's mother..
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FGCU going smoke-free?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Just weeks after FIU became the 1st south Florida institutions to ban smoking on campus, FGCU is now beginning discussions of possibly making the same change. St..
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Manatee Elementary receives grant to host literacy event

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

COLLIER COUNTY- School District of Collier County elementary schools are taking part in numerous activities this week to promote Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!  Thanks to a..
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Hunger Walk donations surpass goal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk raised about $215,000 in donations for the Harry Chapin Food Bank. More than 500 walkers laced up their sneakers for the..
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Feds recover $2.5 billion in health care fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

MIAMI (AP) - Federal health officials plan to announce new security measures to combat Medicare fraud, including tougher screenings for providers and the ability to withhold paymen..
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Police: Man kills 2 Fla. officers in firefight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man hiding in the attic of a home sparked an intense firefight with authorities trying to arrest him on a warrant Monday morning, killing two officers..
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Man wanted for beating, choking wife turned himself in

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

LEE COUNTY- Jermaine Eugene Gibbs turned himself in to the Fort Myers Police Department this evening. -- Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Robbery Unit are searching ..
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CCSO asking for the public's help in identifying two burglars in a Port Charlotte business

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

PORT CHARLOTTE- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives are asking the public's help in identifying two burglars captured on security surveillance cameras inside Grease Monkey, 2090 ..
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Police: Fla. shootout suspect has criminal record

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police have tentatively identified the man suspected of killing two Florida police officers and wounding a U.S. marshal during a shootout. St. Petersbur..
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Marshal, 2 officers wounded in St. Petersburg

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A U.S. Marshal and two St. Petersburg police officers have been seriously wounded during a shooting in St. Petersburg. Police spokesman Michael Puetz sa..
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Stranded SWFL boaters rescued by cruise ship

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NAPLES, Fla. - A cruise ship came to the rescue after a Naples man was forced to abandon a boat that was also his home.     Severe weather conditions near Cuba ..
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Lee County fugitive arrested after leading troopers on chase

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - An attempted traffic stop leads to the arrest of one of Lee County's Most Wanted.Litray Bell was wanted on drug charges and fleeing police.  He now face..
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Punta Gorda man in Hawaii Ponzi scheme to be sentenced

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

HONOLULU (AP) - A Florida man who pleaded guilty to federal charges of bilking four Hawaii investors out of $250,000 and scores of others in a Ponzi scheme is set to be sentenced.P..
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