Buffett plans Gulf Coast relief concert

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) - Jimmy Buffett and a few of his friends plan to give a free concert on the Alabama coast to show support for the Gulf region.      ..
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Strip malls fill up; others still vacant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

Developers say it could be a sign of the times.  Shopping centers in Southwest Florida are slowly filling up...meaning the economy may be starting to recover  However, ma..
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Deputies search for a missing North Naples woman

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County deputies are looking for a missing North Naples woman.33 year-old Ursela Frangie was last seen around midnight Saturday at the Turtle Creek Apar..
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Strong storms hit Southwest Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Strong storms rolled across Southwest Florida on Sunday afternoon, leading to a Tornado Warning at one point. WINK News crews spotted damage in the Southern Pine..
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May shrimp catch could be 2nd worst on record

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the shrimp catch in May could be the second-worst on record, because of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.&nb..
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Sen. Nelson wants Navy to help with oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Democratic senators, Barbara Boxer of California and Bill Nelson of Florida, say they've asked President Barack Obama to give the Navy a bigger role in the ef..
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Work on relief wells inches along

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Drilling crews are grinding deeper as they work on relief wells aimed at stopping the massive oil leak at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.  ..
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Massive sewage spill keeps swimmers from Miami bay

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Miami-area swimmers are being warned to stay out of Biscayne Bay after an estimated 20 million gallons of raw sewage spilled from a burst pipe.    ..
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Fla. Keys 'mummy' report ends up being mannequin

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

SUGARLOAF KEY, Fla. (AP) - A reported "mummified" body on an abandoned boat in the Florida Keys turned out to be a mannequin.      The Monroe County Sherif..
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Crist tours panhandle as more tarballs wash ashore

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist is touring a boom staging area and take a boat tour to monitor efforts to prevent more oil from washing ashore in Florida's Panhan..
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UPDATE: State Road 29 reopened after crash near Immokalee

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol says State Road 29 has re-opened after a motorcycle crash near Oil Well Road.  State troopers say two motorcycles were involved. &..
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Damage claims chief urges people to seek payments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the new office set up to handle damage claims for the Gulf oil spill is pledging that all eligible and legitimate claims will be paid - and paid promp..
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UPDATE: Missing Golden Gate girl returns home

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

UPDATE: The Collier County Sheriff's Office says 16 year-old Britany Kalis returned to her home Sunday morning.  No further details were provided. ORIGINAL STORY: NAPLES, Fla...
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BP CEO back in hot water over weekend sailing trip

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla - Tourists and locals expressed outrage over BP CEO Tony Hayward's weekend trip on-board a sailing yacht. In what is being described by many as yet another pu..
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UPDATE: Missing North Naples woman found safe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

UPDATE: The Collier County Sheriff's Office says Susan Damasin was found safe early Sunday morning.  No further details were provided. ORIGINAL STORY: NAPLES, Fla. - Collier c..
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Fund set up after man dies in waterskiing accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NAPLES, Fla. - A fund has been set up for a man killed in a waterskiing accident this week.Our newsgathering partners at the News-Press report Danny Michalik died after an accident..
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Brush fire sparked by lightning in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Division of Forestry is battling a fire possibly sparked by lightning.Forestry officials say the fire is burning off Kings Highway near Peace River Road...
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FMPD Law Camp, teaching kids about law enforcement for 21 years and counting.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Max Turnier

FORT MYERS, Fla. - School is out for the summer, but for the last four days at Dunbar Middle School, the learning continues in a very active way. "This exercise mostly teaches us a..
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Tar balls spreading east, hit Panama City Beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tar balls from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill have washed ashore on the sugar-sand beaches of Panama City Beach, the farthest east oil has been reporte..
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UPDATE: Charlotte County boy found safe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

Charlotte County, Fla -  4:10pm UPDATE: 10 year old Thomas Boone was found safe, hours after he was reported missing by his mother. Details are still coming in. Watch WIN..
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