Cap collects some Gulf oil; crude washes into Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Waves of gooey tar balls crashed into the white sands of the Florida Panhandle on Friday as BP engineers adjusted a sophisticated cap over the Gu..
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AG's office settles with Office Depot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TALLAHASSEE - Attorney General Bill McCollum today announced that his office has negotiated a settlement with Office Depot, Inc. regarding allegations that the company overcharged ..
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Ideas abound to save jobs as shuttle program ends

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A federal task force aimed at boosting Florida's economy after the shuttle program ends is hearing ideas to include in its final report. Commerce Secretary Gar..
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St. Petersburg bans all street solicitation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Trying to take bite out of the city's panhandling problem, St. Petersburg's city council has voted to ban street solicitation. The council voted unanimo..
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'Furious' Obama heading to Gulf for spill update

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to project both command and compassion, President Barack Obama is returning to the Louisiana coast for a fresh look at work to stanch the oil spewing i..
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East Coast eyes oil, urging caution but not panic

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Scientists expect oil from the Gulf of Mexico to eventually slide up the East Coast, but they say the impact would be minimal compared to the disastrous scene ..
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Young murder victims remembered at Osceola Elementary School

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It was an emotional morning at a Osceola Elementary School,  as students and teachers remembered three young murder victims whose lives were cut short. ..
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Father of abducted Fla. boy reunited with family

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - The father of a Florida boy abducted at knifepoint in 2006 has returned to his family. Jurandir Gomes Costa was facing deportation to Brazil after bei..
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Cap collecting Gulf oil, still unclear how much

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - A cap collected some of the oil spewing out of the blown-out Gulf well, but black crude was still leaking into the sea, and officials said they won't k..
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LCSO arrests 13 in prostitution sting 'Operation Summer Rain'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County Sheriff's Office has made more than a dozen arrests in connection with its latest sting operation dubbed "Operation Summer Rain." It was Thursday,..
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Oil washes ashore on Fla. Panhandle beaches, Alabama

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULF ISLANDS NATIONAL SEASHORE, Fla. (AP) - Waves of gooey tar blobs were washing ashore in growing numbers on the white sand of the Florida Panhandle and nearby Alabama beaches Fr..
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USF scientists track oil spill in the spotlight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The marine scientists occupying a World War II-era Army barracks near downtown St. Petersburg usually go about their research quietly. Certainly, they a..
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Heartbreaking images of birds affected by the oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULF OF MEXICO - The oil spill-related damage to the environment was chilling on East Grand Terre Island along the Louisiana coast, where workers found birds coated in thick, black..
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Kyle Jordan reports live from Pensacola

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

WINK News Anchor Kyle Jordan reports live from Pensacola on the Disaster in the Gulf. 
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Viewer's View: Ump's Bad Call

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Baseball's Commissioner decided not to reverse Umpire Jim Joyce's bad call during the Detroit Tiger's game this week even after Joyce admitted he robbed Pitcher Armando Galarraga o..
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McDonald's Shrek Cup Recall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cadmium has been discovered in the painted design on "Shrek"-themed drinking glasses being sold nationwide at McDonald's, forcing the burger giant to recall 12 m..
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President Obama returns to Louisiana Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

WASHINGTON (AP) - Determined to project both command and compassion, President Barack Obama is returning to the Louisiana coast for a fresh reality check on work to stanch the oil ..
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Facebook being used to solve murder cases

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - "She was the last one to drive it," Chris Matesz tells me of a red Camaro locked away in his garage. "I will never get rid of the car." The Camaro belonged t..
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Port Charlotte man has idea, knowledge to fix oil gusher

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Port Charlotte man said he contacted BP four weeks ago telling them to cut the pipe in the gulf, but he said capping it won't work. Frank Cicanese has wo..
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Computer models show oil hitting east coast; Feds send BP $69M bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULF OF MEXICO - Computer models show oil leaking from a damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico could wind up on the East Coast and even get carried on currents across the Atlantic Oce..
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