US Sen. Nelson predicts oil spread over Fla. coast

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says all of Florida is threatened by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Speaking in Pensacola on Thursday Nelson said the state's ..
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Coast Guard: Tar balls found in Fla. Keys

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GRASSY KEY, Fla. (AP) - The Coast Guard is investigating after tar balls were found off the Florida Keys, but the agency hasn't determined whether they came from the massive Gulf o..
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House full of instruments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Judd Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla - Stephen Brittain's home looks normal from the outside. But inside, his 1,300-square foot living room houses nine instruments: 5 grand pianos, 2 upright pianos and..
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Sink meets with business owners impacted by oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Florida's CFO Alex Sink is meeting with business owners in Pensacola to hear their concerns and fears concerning the impact of the oil spill. She says this is "an..
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Fla. AG responds to being excluded from meeting on oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum says his exclusion from a meeting earlier this week shows the Obama Administration doesn't understand the seriousnes..
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Lee County students get a jump start on their futures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow.  That's the motto at Manatee Elementary and on Thursday students were thinking hard about what kind of future leaders they will be. The schoo..
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Cutting pipe seen as`significant step forward'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The government's point man for the Gulf oil spill says it's "a significant step forward." BP has used giant shears to cut off part of a leaking oil pipe so a c..
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Colorado GOP head lashes out at White House

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

DENVER (AP) - The head of Colorado's Republican Party is accusing the White House of offering an illegal bribe to try to head off a primary challenge to incumbent Democratic Sen. M..
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Funeral services held for Cape Coral murder victim

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Funeral services were held Thursday morning for a murdered Cape Coral mother. Over the weekend, police say 43-year-old Ricardo Marrero shot and killed his girlfr..
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Arizona city to announce Cubs developments

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Mesa officials have scheduled a news conference Thursday to announce new developments in the Phoenix suburb's efforts to remain the spring training home of the C..
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62-year-old woman shoots roommate in Golden Gate Estates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A 62-year-old woman identified as Margaret Johnson-Burton has been arrested for attempted murder after police say she shot her roommate. The Collier County S..
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Authorities release names of kids involved in fatal Cape Coral crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police have identified the child that was struck and killed last night on NE 11th Terrace as 7-year-old Abigail Lynn Janssen. Authorities say 7-year-o..
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BP cuts pipe, plans to lower cap over Gulf spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 METAIRIE, La. (AP) - BP used giant shears to slice off a pipe Thursday in the company's latest bid to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil, but the cut was irregular and placing a ..
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Cap for the latest oil containment effort to be lowered soon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

METARIE, La. - The Coast Guard has announced that the cap that will be used to contain the Gulf oil spill will be lowered "in next couple of hours." Around 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Coa..
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SC police: Black man shot to death, body dragged

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) - The shooting death of a black man whose body was dragged for several miles is being investigated as a possible hate crime after a white man was arrested, Sout..
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Fire Risk Leads to Huge Maytag Dishwasher Recall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Whirlpool Corp.'s Maytag unit is recalling about 1.7 million dishwashers because of a fire hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which announced the rec..
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Mesa Announcing Plans To Keep Cubs Out Of Collier

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Mesa officials have scheduled a news conference Thursday to announce new developments in the Phoenix suburb's efforts to remain the spring training home of the C..
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Giant Scissors to Cut Leaking Oil Pipe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - BP fumbled its latest underwater experiment with the wild Gulf gusher - just like every other endeavor the company has tried to fix the nation's worst oil sp..
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Oil Spill 7 Miles From Pensacola Beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

COVINGTON, La. (AP) - The Coast Guard admiral in charge of the oil spill response says he's moving more staff and resources to the Gulf Coast as the slick continues to move east to..
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New fishing ban is hurting local fishermen, restaurants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Fishing has now been banned near Southwest Florida waters. It is because portions of the slick are moving beyond current boundaries. So what does this mean for l..
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