Lee County schools see increase of students in advanced courses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The recent results of the 2009/10 Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Tests highlight the fact that more and more students in Lee County..
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Lee County schools announce free, reduced lunch policy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Public Schools announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National Scho..
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FBI offers reward for tips in Fla. bank heists

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The FBI is offering a reward up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest of a man who shot a customer during a robbery at a South Florida bank...
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MUST SEE VIDEO: WINK goes inside firefighter training in Bonita Springs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Bonita Springs firefighters are getting a rare training opportunity. Pulte Homes donated the sales office at Village Walk to serve as a training building for..
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Florida's July unemployment up slightly

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State figures show July's unemployment rate rose slightly. Figures released Friday by the Agency for Workforce Innovation show unemployment increased from ..
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Vehicle, semi crash in Port Charlotte

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Around 12:15 pm Friday, crews responded to a crash at the intersection of US 41 and Port Charlotte Blvd involving a passenger truck and semi truck. The semi-..
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Miami police fatally shoot armed bicyclist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A man reportedly riding a bicycle with a shotgun has been shot and killed by Miami police. Police say officers and federal agents spotted two men riding bicycles short..
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Port Charlotte drug dealer home raided, 4 arrested

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit, Street Crimes Unit and SWAT raided a known drug house Thursday at 6:45 a.m. at 122 Barre Dr., Port Charlotte. Na..
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FPL agrees to freeze base rates through 2012

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Power and Light has agreed to freeze its base rates through 2012. The Attorney General's Office and the Florida Office of Public Counsel announced ..
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Closeness to oil spill key to many claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Details released Friday about how claims will be paid from BP PLC's $20 billion fund show that how close geographically a person or business is to the Gulf oil spill w..
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Security guard found shot at strip mall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities have found the body of a security guard at a Miami strip mall. Police say the unidentified man's body was found Friday behind the Colonial Shopping Center ..
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Haleigh Cummings reportedly taken

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - An attorney says his client saw 5-year-old Haleigh Cummings taken from her home in a bag. Attorney James Werter says Hank Croslin Jr. and his cousin, Joe ..
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3 inmates mistakenly freed from jail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies are searching for three alleged gang members who were mistakenly released from jail over a paperwork snafu. Jail r..
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Former astronaut Lisa Nowak's Navy career is over

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Navy career for Lisa Nowak, a former astronaut who drove 1,000 miles to mount a bizarre attack on a romantic rival, is over. A government panel made u..
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Inmate escapes from work squad in Tampa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from a work squad project near Tampa. Jerrod "Hot Rod" Williams walked away from a Department of Transportati..
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Man celebrates 107th birthday with Big Mac cake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Harold Bergman has celebrated his birthday at McDonald's for the past three years, and his 107th birthday was no exception. The Jacksonville man spent his..
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4 lightning strikes reported in Orange Co. storm

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - There were four lightning strikes reported in Orange County, but authorities say no one was injured. Firefighters and rescue crews were busy Thursday during th..
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Dispute could slow down Orlando commuter rail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A dispute over insurance between the state of Florida and Amtrak is delaying one of the most critical steps in creating the SunRail commuter train in Orlando. ..
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Fla. judge resumes hearing in Sansom criminal case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A judge is hearing more evidence on a motion to dismiss corruption charges against former House Speaker Ray Sansom. The hearing Friday in Tallahassee focus..
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Tribe, US near deal on financial records

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's Miccosukee Tribe and the U.S. government are nearing a deal in a dispute over disclosure of financial records in a tax investigation. Justice Department and ..
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