Oil spill news for May 10, 2010

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

Monday, May 10, marked the 21st day of a Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with an explosion and fire on April 20 on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. ..
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Alligator wrestler bitten during performance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - An alligator wrestler bitten during a show is recovering in a hospital. Jeffrey Quattrocchi is expected to undergo surgery at Bayfront Medical Center,..
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BP sprays more chemicals into main Gulf oil leak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO - A remote-controlled submarine shot a chemical dispersant into the maw of a massive undersea oil leak Monday, further evidence that authorities expect the gu..
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Bail set for mother charged with beating daughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Bail has been set for a Tampa mother charged with severely abusing her 2-year-old daughter. Bail was set Monday for 22-year-old Carolina Pena at $30,000 on..
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Common Cents: Hidden Grocery Store Savings

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Does the color of the eggs you buy matter? It does if you're using our common cents grocery store tips. Parenting.com put together some interesting hidden savings at the grocery st..
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CEOs set for once-in-a-lifetime payout

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

NEW YORK (AP) - America's top CEOs are set for a once-in-a-lifetime pay bonanza. Most of them got their annual stock compensation early last year when the stock market was at..
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Blue lights to honor law enforcement during National Police Week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Cape Coral citizens are lighting up their neighborhoods in blue this week to show support for the Cape Police Department, and other law enforcement agencies all over the nation. Mo..
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Collier bus driver arrested for helping sell crack cocaine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

COLLIER COUNTY - A school bus driver is accused of helping to sell crack cocaine. Deputies tell Wink News that bus driver, Yvette Hall, drove 32-year-old Perry Mason to three under..
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Parents of young victim vow to prevent another drowning

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Josh Carroll

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - An Immokalee family is vowing to do what it takes to protect other children... one day after their two year old son drowned in a pond behind their home.It happene..
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Brush fire in Cape Coral

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A small brush fire sent a large plume of smoke into the sky above Cape Coral on Sunday afternoon. Don Cochran with Cape Coral Fire Department says the fire ..
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Collier County school bus driver arrested on drug charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

 COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A Collier County School Bus Driver has been arrested in an undercover sting operation for selling cocaine. According to arrest reports, deputies arrest..
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Alcohol suspected in Cape seawall crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission says alcohol is suspected as a factor in a crash along the Caloosahatchee River in Cape Coral on Saturday.Authorities sa..
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Rollover crash reported on I-75

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Florida Highway Patrol troopers are working a roll over accident on I-75 South of Corkscrew Road. The crash with injuries was reported just after 2:00 p.m. on Sun..
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New plan to stop oil flow in Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Crews are planning on parking the giant oil containment box farther away from the massive Gulf of Mexico leak, and they are going to offload equipment ..
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Lawmaker urges SEC to look at high-speed trading

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the Senate Banking Committee says federal regulators need to take a close look at computer-based high-speed trading and whether that new phenomena..
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Public Hearing on oil spill set

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Coast Guard and the Minerals Management Service are holding public hearings on the investigation into what caused an oil rig explosion off the Louisiana coas..
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Man arrested after fleeing an accident with injuries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- An 84-year-old Charlotte County man is arrested after leaving the scene of an accident. Donald Lee Preszler was driving east on SR-776 Saturday ni..
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Motorcycle crash in water-filled ditch kills driver

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Hehir

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A motorcyclist speeding on Cook Brown Road Saturday night died after being ejected into a water filled ditch. The driver, 34 year old Eric L. Thompson ..
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Two-year-old Immokalee boy drowns

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - A two-year-old boy has been found dead in Immokalee; authorities believe he drowned Saturday evening. Investigators said the child, two-year-old Brandon Luna,..
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Boat hits Caloosahatchee sea wall, several injuries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -  Three boaters are in the hospital after a dramatic crash Saturday evening. The boat hit a seawall, went airborne and crashed on land. The crash happened ar..
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