Don't ask don't tell vote in Senate today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - It's John McCain versus Lady Gaga on Tuesday as the Senate takes up the emotional issue of repealing the ban on gays serving openly in the military. Senate Democr..
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Naples retiree on 2nd cross country trek

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Phillip Woods isn't one to take retirement sitting down. For the second time in four years, the 72-year-old Naples man is on a mission to walk across th..
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Ex-hostage Betancourt's book to go on sale

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Former Colombian hostage Ingrid Betancourt tells the story of her six-year captivity in a book due to hit the shelves Tuesday.
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China-Japan ties sour over fishing captain

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Japanese court has extended the detention of a Chinese fishing boat captain as diplomatic tensions between the two countries rise.
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Rare North Korean meeting set

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

North Korea\'s ruling party will host its largest meeting in decades on September 28 to pick new leadership, the official Korean Central News Agency reported, raising speculation over the role of Kim Jong Il\'s youngest son.
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Hurricane Igor passes Bermuda; Canada on alert

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The mammoth of a hurricane known as Igor has reached its closest point to Bermuda, CNN meteorologist Jacqui Jeras said, as winds and rain continued to pummel the island into Monday morning.
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ONLY ON WINK: Family of runaway teen speaks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - "This is basically kidnapping. And they took her out of the country," said Robert Hernandez. Samantha's father is relieved to know his daughter Samantha is at a ..
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Charlotte County detectives arrest Nashville man wanted on 10 counts of rape

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Fugitive Apprehension Squad was responsible for the arrest of a man wanted on 10 counts of rape in Nashville, Tennesse..
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World leaders to discuss poverty fight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

World leaders convene in New York on Monday for a United Nations summit on global goals to fight poverty, hunger and disease.
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Arrest warrant issued for Lindsay Lohan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A Beverly Hills judge has issued an arrest warrant for Lindsay Lohan after the actress failed a drug test. The 24-year-old has been ordered to appear i..
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Fort Myers priest named Monsignor by Pope Benedict XVI

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Rev. Stephen McNamara, pastor of Resurrection of Our Lord parish in Fort Myers has been elevated to the title of Monsignor by Pope Benedict the XVI. Msgr. Stephe..
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FWC removes burrowing owl from cruise ship golf course

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FWC - A Florida burrowing owl, listed as a species of special concern, was just hours away from becoming a cruise ship stowaway on Saturday. Just before Royal Caribbean Internation..
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FDA to consider approval of modified salmon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal food regulators pondered Monday whether to say, for the first time, that it's OK to market a genetically engineered animal as safe for people to eat. The ..
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GM recalling 20K Cadillacs to replace glove box

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - General Motors said Monday it was recalling more than 20,000 Cadillac CTS and CTS-V vehicles to replace a glove compartment box that could lead to leg injuries in..
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NASA inspector general faults space agency boss

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's inspector general is criticizing the head of the space agency for his contact with an oil company. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is a former ..
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Obama: US still world leader despite economic woes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says America remains in many respects the envy of the world, despite its problems. Speaking at a town hall meeting sponsored by CNBC, Obama..
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Fire under bridge halts some suburban NYC trains

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - A smoky fire beneath a New York City railroad bridge has forced the stoppage of some commuter rail service in and out of Grand Central Terminal. The fire is beneath..
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Muslims: Americans may worship where they please

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. Muslim groups, discussing the ground zero mosque controversy, say Americans of all faiths have the right to build houses of worship where they please. The stat..
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Suspect caught in killing of NC police chief's daughter

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say the suspect in the killing of a North Carolina police chief's daughter has been caught in NY. Michael Neal Harvey was arrested Monday morning i..
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Renovated Vatican Library reopens

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Vatican Apostolic Library reopened its hallowed halls Monday following a three-year renovation. Pictures released by the Vatican give the public a rare view of the library.
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