Airtran adds Florida hub

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - AirTran Airways is making Orlando a base for its pilots.Airline officials announced Tuesday that Orlando will join Atlanta and Milwaukee as hubs for its pilots..
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Florida approves benchmarks for student learning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida became the latest state to adopt a set of national benchmarks for student learning in math and English on Tuesday with the approval of the Common C..
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Florida among finalists for Race to the Top funds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ATLANTA (AP) - Eighteen states and the District of Columbia were named finalists Tuesday in the second round of the federal "Race to the Top" school reform grant competition, givin..
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Chamber employee arrested, accused of writing checks for herself

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Detectives from The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Economic Crimes Unit arrested a former North Port Chamber of Commerce employee Tuesday.Lisa Lee Rowe o..
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Breaking down the numbers for the Dream Act

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - New information on a bill in congress to allow illegal immigrant children a faster path to citizenship through school. The actual number of illegal immigrant ..
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LCSO helicopter makes emergency landing in street

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Lee County's Sheriff's office helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in the middle of a busy intersection.The plane landed on Bonita Beach Road a..
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Cape Coral to allow some pet pigs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Pet pigs can stay put in some Cape Coral households.  Monday night, the city council listened to pleas from people worried about losing an animal they consi..
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Oregon boy still missing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

PORTLAND, Ore. - After disappearing nearly two months ago, 7-year-old Kyron Horman is still missing, but police may be close to making an arrest.Investigators returned to Skyline E..
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US offers $20,000 reward in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

AFGHANISTAN -A massive search still continues Monday night for the two missing U.S. sailors.  The Taliban claims they have both and one is dead.Insurgent leaders are now offer..
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American Disabilities Act Anniversary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - 20 years ago the American Disabilities Act became a law, helping millions of people lead better lives.Monday in Tallahassee, disabled Floridians celebrated the ..
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UNF baseball player expected to make a full recovery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 20-year-old University of North Florida baseball player is recovering from what he believes is a shark bite.Clayton Shulz was surfing at Jacksonville Beach.&..
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Housing crisis still not over

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Thought the housing crisis was over? Not quite. Despite four years of falling prices and recent signs that they were finally bottoming out, homes are expected to ..
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Website leaks classified information

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the secret military documents released by the whistle-blower WikiLeaks reveal names, operations, logistics and sources involved in the U.S.-l..
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Obama deports over 400,000 people

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a bid to remake the enforcement of federal immigration laws, the Obama administration is deporting record numbers of illegal immigrants and auditing hundreds ..
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Blagojevich desperate for money

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

 CHICAGO (AP) - Rod Blagojevich's defense attorney clashed with the judge Monday over his planned closing arguments, pledging to go to jail if he is prohibited from telling ju..
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Controversial plan to save tax money from land-buying program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mike Walcher

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A top Lee Co. official is promoting a plan to suspend the Conservation 2020 tax collection for 2 years, and let property owners hold on to the money."This is a g..
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DEP: We are investigating Cape Coral facility

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

CAPE CORAL, Fla - WINK News has learned the Department of Environmental Protection is investigating whether the Everest Water Reclamation Facility in Cape Coral leaked millions of ..
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Americans want answers to Megrahi's release

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

LONDON (AP) - American officials were dead-set against the release of the Lockerbie bomber and warned Scottish authorities that scenes of jubilation in Tripoli over his return woul..
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Phone Blitz rallies Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - County Commissioner Robert Skidmore and Punta Gorda Mayor Harvey Goldberg are trying to bring business back into the area.They and several others are havin..
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Anti-police message graces Cape Coral bridge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Pioneer Bridge on Veterans Parkway greeted Cape Coral drivers with an anti-police message Sunday morning.On Monday, it was still there with several other wor..
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