Local law enforcement hears from soldier portrayed in 'Black Hawk Down'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Local law enforcement got quite a show Friday. Motivational speaker, Colonel Danny McKnight, participated in part of their leadership training this week. McKnigh..
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U.N.: Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Haitian Health Ministry officials have informed the World Health Organization that 138 deaths are a part of a fast-moving cholera outbreak north of Port-au-Prince, a U.N. official said.
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SunTrust Bank warns of bogus e-mail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - SunTrust Bank officials are warning of a potentially dangerous email finding its way to customer in-boxes. The message begins "Dear Suntrust client," and goes on..
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Regulators close 3 banks in Fla., Ga.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators have shut down three small banks in Florida and Georgia, lifting to 135 the number of U.S. banks that have fallen this year as soured loans have mounte..
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French Senate OKs pension changes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The French Senate Friday approved its version of a controversial pension reform measure that has brought tens of thousands of union members and students to the streets in protest. FULL STORY l WHY FRENCH ARE STRIKING
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Another area of Gulf opened to fishing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Another area of the Gulf of Mexico has been reopened to commercial and recreational fishing after tests found seafood in the area to have no oil contaminatio..
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Indonesian official: Soldiers may have tortured two men

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Members of the Indonesia military may have been involved in the torture of two men in the country\'s province of Papua, a government official said on Friday.
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Iraq War, WikiLeaks in spotlight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The controversial website\'s publication of never-before-seen documents dwarfs the Afghan War Diary released in July. The Pentagon, caught off-guard by the Afghanistan leak, has assembled a team of experts to read the published Iraq documents.
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Singapore might cane American who overstayed visa

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

An American businessman could face three strokes with a cane for overstaying his visa in Singapore, his legal defense team said Friday.
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Powerful cyclone slams into Myanmar

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A tropical cyclone that intensified rapidly has made landfall in western Myanmar, CNN meteorologists said Friday.
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Judge sustains charges in ground zero tower fire

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Three construction company employees have lost their bid to get a judge to dismiss a manslaughter case in a blaze that killed two firefighters at a contaminated gro..
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Fla. pastor to pick up car for canceled Quran burn

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - The Florida pastor who canceled plans to burn a Quran is coming to New Jersey to pick up a new car. Car dealer Brad Benson made the offer to Terry Jone..
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Fla. company hired to study Miss. port expansion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A Florida contractor has been hired to complete an environmental-impact statement on a Mississippi port's plans to expand and elevate to the south. The state..
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TS Richard is moving erratically in the Caribbean

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Tropical Storm Richard has been moving erratically in the Caribbean but is expected to begin moving slowly west. Richard's maximum sustained winds Frid..
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April trial for man accused of killing 2 Chileans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - A man accused of fatally shooting two Chilean students in the Florida Panhandle is scheduled to stand trial in April. Dannie Baker is being held at th..
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ICE nets 3 foreign fugitives in South Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement effort to track down foreign fugitives has led to three captures in South Florida. ICE officials say the arrests include a H..
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Fla. money manager sentenced to 14 years in prison

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A Florida hedge fund manager who worried he'd be labeled a "mini-Madoff" after cheating investors of $168 million has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after ple..
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U.S. air marshals flee Brazil after arrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Two U.S. air marshals who arrested the wife of a Brazilian judge on a flight to Rio de Janeiro -- and were themselves arrested and had their passports confiscated by Brazilian authorities -- fled the country using alternate travel documents rather than face what they believed to be trumped-up charges, sources tell CNN.
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Lehigh Acres man arrested for recording 13 year old having sex

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A Lehigh Acres man is under arrest for recording a 13 year old Massachusetts girl having sex online. 48 year old Douglas Boone was arrested late Wednesday. Rep..
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Canadian military commander gets life for killing two women

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Highly decorated Canadian military commander Col. Russell Williams was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences on Thursday for the murders of two young women, several sexual assaults and dozens of so-called fetish burglaries.
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