2 Broward Co. temples evacuated after bomb threat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WESTON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities did not find any explosive devices at two Broward County temples that were evacuated after a caller claimed there were bombs at both sites. Sheriff'..
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Dozens charged in Fla. prescription drug bust

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - More than 175 suspects are being arrested after southwest Florida authorities busted a massive prescription drug ring. Authorities started investigating "Operati..
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Fla. sea burial botched after body resurfaces

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities suspected foul play when the body of a North Carolina man surfaced near a South Florida beach. Turns out 48-year-old Scott Lasky died from ..
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South Fla. cities get hybrid garbage trucks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) - Miami-Dade County and two South Florida cities will be among the first to use hybrid powered garbage trucks. Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency..
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Fla. PSC lets Verizon skip white pages for 2 years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Verizon's residential telephone customers in Florida won't be getting white pages directories for the next two years unless they ask for them. The Public S..
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2 school buses crash in Orlando

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Two school buses were involved in separate crashes the same day in Orlando. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that a Lynx bus was stopping Tuesday morning whe..
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Man dies after riding lawnmower into lake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) - A landscaper died after his riding lawnmower went into a lake at a Plantation apartment complex and the rolled on top of him. Fire office say 26-year-old St..
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FSC leaders get salary hikes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Some top administrators and professional staff members at Florida State College at Jacksonville are getting salary boosts, some as high as 30 percent. The..
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Deputies fatally shoot man holding pellet gun

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MICCO, Fla. (AP) - An Micco man who had recently lost his job was fatally shot by Brevard County deputies in what appears to be a suicide by cop. The sheriff's office reports that ..
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Fla. donates land for St. Augustine center

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist and the Florida Cabinet have agreed to give land to the National Park Service for a visitors center at St. Augustine's historic Castillo..
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Fla. trooper honored for saving motorist's life

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Danyen Komorek has been named the Florida Highway Patrol's Trooper of the Year for 2010. Gov. Charlie Crist and the Florida Cabinet honored Komorek on Tues..
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Florida's budget deficit outlook falls to $2.5B

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A slowly emerging economic recovery, spending cuts and more federal stimulus dollars have helped cut a potential shortfall in next year's Florida budget by..
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Fla. utilities ordered to comply with conservation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Public Service Commission has found three of the state's privately owned power companies have failed to live up to the panel's conservation goa..
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Haitian PM defends speed of post-quake rebuilding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Haiti's prime minister is defending the speed of reconstruction in his Caribbean country. Speaking Tuesday at the Americas Conference in Miami, Prime Minister Jean-Max..
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Man found dead in canal lived in homeless camp nearby

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Major Crimes Unit detectives report they have tentatively identified the man’s body found in a canal Tuesday in the area of Prinevil..
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Three arrested for grow house in Lehigh Acres

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit has arrested three people in Lehigh Acres in connection with a grow house operation. On September 14, 2010, ..
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Strange lights in the sky

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - Military training created a light show off Fort Myers Beach Tuesday. WINK News received a number of calls Tuesday night about strange lights over the Gulf...
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Punta Gorda considering earlier Sunday alcohol sales

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - The city council in Punta Gorda is considering loosening up the rules for alcohol sales on Sunday. The current law doesn't allow for alcohol to be sold before n..
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Man gets 20 years in 'sexting' case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.  24-year-old Jacksonville man is going to federal prison for 20 years in a "sexting" case. The U.S. Attorneys Office said Anthony William Denham was sentenc..
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Attacked because he's Mexican?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - Attacked because he's Mexican. That's what one Immokalee man is claiming happened while he was trying to buy beer. The customer tells Collier County deputies the ..
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