EPA delays Fla. water pollution rules by a month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Federal water pollution rules covering Florida's rivers, lakes and streams have been delayed by a month. The Environmental Protection Agency bowed Wednesda..
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Gila Monster visits WINK

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Zach Marchetti from Naples Zoo visits the WINK Studio with a Gila Monster.
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Boy, 3, brings marijuana to school, not charged

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) - Police say they won't prosecute the case of a 3-year-old boy who took marijuana to his north Florida school, but child welfare officials are still investigat..
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Fidel Castro's daughter speaks to UF students

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Fidel Castro's daughter says she's surrounded by people who hate her father and were "really damaged by him." Alina Fernandez spoke to University of Florid..
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Details emerge in taxi, Miami expressway death

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A medical examiner's report says a man who was fatally struck by a car on an expressway after jumping out of a taxi was a 24-year-old from Cuba. The Miami Herald repor..
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Venice police chief investigated for eavesdropping

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

VENICE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a Florida police chief for allegedly eavesdropping on police employees - a request that was made by the Venice Police Chief hersel..
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Charges not filed against elderly man scuffle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Charges will not be filed against an 84-year-old man involved in a scuffle with an Orlando police officer. The State Attorney's Office gave no reason for their..
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Police officer sentenced in identity theft case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami police officer accused of taking a car crash victim's bank card has been sentenced to serve 13 months in prison. Federal prosecutors announced the sentence Wed..
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Feds approve additional housing aid for Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Floridians who are struggling to make mortgage payments are getting additional help from the federal government's Innovation Fund for the Hardest Hit Housi..
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Man gets life sentence for raping elderly woman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for raping a 70-year-old woman. An Orange County jury found 30-year-old Robert Acosta guilty Wednesd..
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New director named at Tampa International Airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A top executive at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport will become the new director at Tampa International Airport. Airport officials announced Wednesday tha..
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Man killed, deputy wounded during shootout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Pensacola man was killed and an Escambia County deputy was wounded during a gunfight at an apparent motel room meth lab. The Florida Department of Law Enfo..
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Deputies investigating stabbing in Immokalee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

IMMOKALEE, Fla. -  Two people were transported to the hospital after a stabbing in Immokalee.  It happened on Oak Haven Circle. The Sheriff's office tells us one per..
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The facts about cyber life

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Helping young people navigate social networks and texting requires a rational head and an engaged parent. Dr. Annette MacKoul brings us helpful information and t..
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Father arrested for hog tying and threatening to shock daughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - Hog tied and threatened with a taser-like device! That's what the Collier County Sheriff's Office says a Golden Gate man did to a child. Neighbors of Jon Parris..
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New law targets fake fundraisers posing as war veterans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Florida is about to get tough on fake charities, particularly phony soldiers stealing the honor of American veterans.A new law taking effect Friday in Florida ma..
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All work and no pay for Punta Gorda man

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Record high unemployment rates have thousands of people looking for any job they can get. But a Punta Gorda man says his new job turned into a nightmare. Now, 2..
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A twist in Pilar Rodriguez disappearance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Melissa Harding Jones' lawyer says there are two hang-ups in the state's case. He filed a new motion to a Charlotte County judge asking that his clien..
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Neighbors tried to save Harlem Heights shooting victim

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - New details in a fatal shooting in the Harlem Heights community. It happened Tuesday night near Duera Mae Drive and Hagie Drive. The Lee County Sheriff's Departm..
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Future of red light running cameras in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Will red light cameras stay in Collier? The number of citations are down more than 80% from a year ago and revenue is down too because the county isn't ..
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