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03/20/2019 07:39 AM
$1 billion resort breaks ground in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
$1 billion resort breaks ground in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A $1 billion change is coming to Charlotte Harbor. undefined. The billion dollar resort will be massive, and it's the first of its kind in ...


03/15/2019 11:16 AM
Man's body found in wooded area in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Man's body found in wooded area in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators in Charlotte County found a man's body in a wooded area near Rotunda Boulevard West, near Placida Road.


03/19/2019 03:30 PM
Couple allegedly being accused of stealing $20,000 in property from elderly woman - WWSB
Couple allegedly being accused of stealing $20,000 in property from elderly woman  WWSB

A Port Charlotte couple was arrested Friday and they are reportedly being accused of stealing property that is valued at more than $20000 from an elderly ...


02/28/2019 03:00 AM
3 arrested for child neglect charges in Charlotte County - Wink News
3 arrested for child neglect charges in Charlotte County  Wink News

Investigators in hazmat suits raided a home after Charlotte County deputies arrested three people on child neglect charges. Court records show Sarah Fiorelli, ...


03/02/2019 03:00 AM
Authorities search for missing girl, 15, from Charlotte County - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
Authorities search for missing girl, 15, from Charlotte County  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a missing girl from Charlotte County.


03/19/2019 12:07 AM
In annual check-up, Sarasota-Manatee-Charlottes health indicators are stable - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
In annual check-up, Sarasota-Manatee-Charlottes health indicators are stable  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Lack of health insurance, alcohol-related fatalities remain top concerns.


02/25/2019 03:00 AM
Two people airlifted to the hospital due to car accident in Charlotte County - WWSB
Two people airlifted to the hospital due to car accident in Charlotte County  WWSB

CHARLOTTE COUNTY (WWSB) - Two people were airlifted to the hospital due to a car accident in Charlotte County. Traffic is congested heading Northeast on ...


03/20/2019 10:46 AM
Florida man attacked by a ‘crazy squirrel’ gone nuts. And it was raised by a neighbor - Charlotte Observer
Florida man attacked by a ‘crazy squirrel’ gone nuts. And it was raised by a neighbor  Charlotte Observer

A squirrel ran after and bit Robby Armstrong on the elbow in an unprovoked attack in Sarasota County. The Florida Man said the rodent had been raised by ...


03/03/2019 03:00 AM
Sarasota County negotiating with neighboring jurisdiction for hurricane shelter help - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Sarasota County negotiating with neighboring jurisdiction for hurricane shelter help  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA COUNTY — With the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season just three months away, Sarasota County officials are working with neighboring Charlotte ...


03/01/2019 03:00 AM
Vehicle fire causes SB I-75 road blockage in Charlotte Co. - Fox 4
Vehicle fire causes SB I-75 road blockage in Charlotte Co.  Fox 4

Drivers headed southbound in Charlotte County Friday experienced backups due to a vehicle fire.


02/27/2019 03:00 AM
Black History Month poster stirs up controversy at Port Charlotte High - Wink News
Black History Month poster stirs up controversy at Port Charlotte High  Wink News

A Port Charlotte High School teacher forced to take down a Black History Month poster she made because it featured former San Francisco quarterback Colin ...


02/28/2019 03:00 AM
Attorney trying to force Charlotte County builder into bankruptcy - NBC2 News
Attorney trying to force Charlotte County builder into bankruptcy  NBC2 News

A mission to hold a Charlotte County construction company accountable has turned into a mission to force the business into involuntary bankruptcy.


03/01/2019 03:00 AM
Port Charlotte teacher forced to take down Colin Kaepernick poster - NBC2 News
Port Charlotte teacher forced to take down Colin Kaepernick poster  NBC2 News

Several parents called Port Charlotte High School asking for answers over a Black History Month poster hanging on a classroom door.


03/07/2019 03:00 AM
Florida woman drags deputy during high speed chase, tries to punch K9 - NBC2 News
Florida woman drags deputy during high speed chase, tries to punch K9  NBC2 News

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A high speed chase ended in an arrest in Port Charlotte Thursday morning. Melissa King, 41, is accused of leading deputies on a ...


03/02/2019 03:00 AM
Man seriously hurt in Charlotte County crash - NBC2 News
Man seriously hurt in Charlotte County crash  NBC2 News

An elderly man was flown to Lee Memorial Hospital Saturday morning with serious injuries after a crash in Charlotte County.


03/14/2019 06:45 AM
Florida education news: Vouchers, school security, teacher pay and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: Vouchers, school security, teacher pay and more  Tampa Bay Times

VOUCHERS: The Florida House unveils its version of a proposal to create a new private school voucher program for Florida students. It's more ambitious and ...


03/12/2019 09:00 AM
Red tide recovery: redfish releases in Lee, Charlotte, Collier counties - Fox 4
Red tide recovery: redfish releases in Lee, Charlotte, Collier counties  Fox 4

Florida Fish and Wildlife is partnering with organizations to replenish fish in Southwest Florida that were wiped out by red tide.


02/27/2019 03:00 AM
Bill would fund Charlotte County's first ever storm shelter - NBC2 News
Bill would fund Charlotte County's first ever storm shelter  NBC2 News

There are currently no Red Cross-approved storm shelters in Charlotte County.


03/01/2019 03:00 AM
Deputies: FL man stole from neighbor after finding neighbor dead in home - WWSB
Deputies: FL man stole from neighbor after finding neighbor dead in home  WWSB

Mickey Kindle, 58, called the sheriff's office on February 10 after checking on his neighbor and finding him deceased in his home on the 2200 block of Aaron ...


03/15/2019 06:42 PM
Confusion Over Cannabidoil: Is CBD legal? It depends who you ask - Wink News
Confusion Over Cannabidoil: Is CBD legal? It depends who you ask  Wink News

The cannabis chemical CBD is for sale all over Southwest Florida in a variety of products. Driving down U.S. 41 in Fort Myers, you can't miss all the stores selling ...


02/25/2019 03:00 AM
Roundabout planned for dangerous Charlotte County intersection - NBC2 News
Roundabout planned for dangerous Charlotte County intersection  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The intersection of Bermont Road and State Road 31 is notorious for car crashes, but that is set to change. The Florida Department ...


02/25/2019 03:00 AM
State representative files bill to fund Babcock Ranch emergency shelter - Wink News
State representative files bill to fund Babcock Ranch emergency shelter  Wink News

Discussions are underway to build a regional emergency shelter on land in Babcock Ranch. In 2017, many Hurricane Irma survivors in Charlotte County had to ...


03/11/2019 05:54 PM
Suspect arrested with 100 grams of Fentanyl, 10 more drug charges - Wink News
Suspect arrested with 100 grams of Fentanyl, 10 more drug charges  Wink News

A Fort Myers woman was arrested as she is suspected of having a broad array of drugs in her pickup truck, including over 100 grams of Fentanyl and more than ...


03/20/2019 11:03 AM
Bayshore community shows up for open house - North Fort Myers Neighbor
Bayshore community shows up for open house  North Fort Myers Neighbor

Lee County staff last week hosted an open house at the Davidson House at the Lee Civic Center regarding the Bayshore Community Plan, which has been...


03/18/2019 04:07 PM
TPG Sixth Street commits $175 mln to Sunseeker Resorts Charlotte - PE Hub
TPG Sixth Street commits $175 mln to Sunseeker Resorts Charlotte  PE Hub

TPG Sixth Street Partners has committed $175 million to the development of Sunseeker Resorts Charlotte Harbor, Allegiant Travel Co's planned resort in the ...


02/28/2019 03:00 AM
Worker killed in forklift accident in Punta Gorda - Fox 4
Worker killed in forklift accident in Punta Gorda  Fox 4

A Cape Coral man died Wednesday when a forklift toppled over at a Punta Gorda construction site.


03/05/2019 03:00 AM
Person of interest identified in homicide cold case - Fox 4
Person of interest identified in homicide cold case  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Investigators are looking for information on a deceased man who is now a person of interest in the murder of Christine Flahive in ...


02/28/2019 03:00 AM
Traffic Alerts: Feb. 28 - NBC2 News
Traffic Alerts: Feb. 28  NBC2 News

3:23 p.m.. I-75 northbound lanes are backed up in Charlotte County due to large amounts of rocks and gravel on the highway, according to the Florida ...


03/11/2019 03:54 PM
Fort Myers woman busted for crack, opium, meth in Punta Gorda - NBC2 News
Fort Myers woman busted for crack, opium, meth in Punta Gorda  NBC2 News

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - When Charlotte County deputies found 35-year-old Jackolyn Simpkins at a Punta Gorda gas station, little did they know they would find ...


03/01/2019 03:00 AM
Florida Teacher Cries as She's Forced to Remove Colin Kaepernick Poster from Classroom - PEOPLE.com
Florida Teacher Cries as She's Forced to Remove Colin Kaepernick Poster from Classroom  PEOPLE.com

A video posted to social media shows a high school teacher becoming overcome with emotion as she's forced to remove a poster of former NFL player Colin ...


03/18/2019 08:11 PM
21st Century Oncology cancer docs sue company for 'monopoly' practices - The News-Press
21st Century Oncology cancer docs sue company for 'monopoly' practices  The News-Press

Five cancer doctors are suing 21st Century Oncology for practices that make it a "monopoly." The plaintiffs include a company founder and family members of ...


03/14/2019 12:40 AM
Florida bill could allow guns on school property - NBC2 News
Florida bill could allow guns on school property  NBC2 News

SOUTHWEST Fla. - Florida lawmakers are discussing a bill that would allow guns on school property. Follow this story to get email or text alerts from NBC2 ...


03/18/2019 08:57 AM
Two killed, one in critical condition after early morning crash on Corkscrew Road in Estero - The News-Press
Two killed, one in critical condition after early morning crash on Corkscrew Road in Estero  The News-Press

The FHP confirmed that two people were killed and another is in critical condition in the crash on Corkscrew Road.


03/15/2019 06:45 AM
Florida education news: Vouchers, bonus pay, tax revenue and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: Vouchers, bonus pay, tax revenue and more  Tampa Bay Times

VOUCHERS: A proposal to create a new private school voucher program to supplement the existing tax-credit scholarship program for low income students ...


02/20/2019 03:00 AM
Thousands of Redfish to be released in Suncoast waters - WWSB
Thousands of Redfish to be released in Suncoast waters  WWSB

SARASOTA (WWSB) - Around 2,000 Redfish will be released in waters off a Suncoast beach Wednesday morning. Last year's red tide outbreak killed thousands ...


02/28/2019 03:00 AM
'Ding' Darling lecture debunks wildlife myths - Florida Weekly
'Ding' Darling lecture debunks wildlife myths  Florida Weekly

Myth: Beavers can fell trees in the direction that they desire. Fact: Beavers simply gnaw around a tree until it falls, and occasionally a beaver is killed when.


02/22/2019 03:00 AM
Upgrades coming to State Road 31 on the heels of multiple fatal crashes - Wink News
Upgrades coming to State Road 31 on the heels of multiple fatal crashes  Wink News

New safety improvements are coming to a dangerous road in Southwest Florida. Charlotte and Lee counties are teaming up with Babcock Ranch to widen State ...


03/11/2019 02:38 PM
Man tries hiding nearly a pound of marijuana in his pants during - NBC2 News
Man tries hiding nearly a pound of marijuana in his pants during  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - An armed 21-year-old man who tried to hide nearly a pound of marijuana in his pants during a traffic stop was arrested last week.


02/20/2019 03:00 AM
Air Force Thunderbirds returning to Punta Gorda air show - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Air Force Thunderbirds returning to Punta Gorda air show  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

PUNTA GORDA — The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds were the last jet team to perform in Punta Gorda and will be the first to return in November for the 38th ...


03/06/2019 03:00 AM
'School of Rock' actor facing grand theft charges in SWFL - Fox 4
'School of Rock' actor facing grand theft charges in SWFL  Fox 4

The former child actor known for his role in the 2003 hit movie School of Rock has been arrested several times in Southwest Florida recently, accused of stealing ...


02/23/2019 03:00 AM
CBD crackdown by Sarasota police delayed - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
CBD crackdown by Sarasota police delayed  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — A planned crackdown by police on shops that sell a non-intoxicating cousin of cannabis has been delayed.The Sarasota Police Department last ...


03/19/2019 04:35 PM
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered plea deal in prostitution case - Charlotte Observer
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered plea deal in prostitution case  Charlotte Observer

Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal, which includes a diversion program, to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with ...


03/07/2019 03:00 AM
'School of Rock' actor arrested for stealing musical instruments - ABC News
'School of Rock' actor arrested for stealing musical instruments  ABC News

Joseph Gaydos, who played a guitarist named Zack in the 2003 movie "School of Rock" starring Jack Black, has been arrested after an alleged crime spree that ...


03/12/2019 03:23 PM
Series of releases are replenishing our fish population - Wink News
Series of releases are replenishing our fish population  Wink News

Series of releases are replenishing our fish population. Fishers said it is a welcome sign after several months of dealing with red tide.


03/12/2019 06:46 AM
Florida education news: Taxes, public comment, USF leadership and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: Taxes, public comment, USF leadership and more  Tampa Bay Times

USF PRESIDENT SEARCH: University of South Florida trustees expect to have all applications for the school's president post by Friday. They anticipate making ...


03/18/2019 07:34 AM
PHOTOS: As ACC tournament wraps up in Charlotte, execs eye bigger plays in college basketball - Charlotte Business Journal
PHOTOS: As ACC tournament wraps up in Charlotte, execs eye bigger plays in college basketball  Charlotte Business Journal

As Duke University freshman Zion Williamson dominated a remarkable ACC men's basketball tournament in Charlotte, organizers put on a full-court press of ...


03/08/2019 06:00 AM
Benderson sells center in rare move - Business Observer
Benderson sells center in rare move  Business Observer

In a rare move, Benderson Development sells a Port Charlotte shopping center called Peachland Promenade.


03/01/2019 03:00 AM
Florida education news: Innovation, student safety, classroom spending and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: Innovation, student safety, classroom spending and more  Tampa Bay Times

INNOVATION: The Florida Department of Education hires a North Carolina educator into a new chancellor position focused on innovation. Eric Hall will tackle ...


03/05/2019 03:00 AM
How dark fiber can support flexible networks for local government - StateScoop
How dark fiber can support flexible networks for local government  StateScoop

County governments can have a flexible, secure and controlled telecommunications network to support their municipal IT needs if they acquire dark fiber, ...


03/18/2019 02:33 PM
Multiple cougar sightings in NC posted on Facebook page - Durham Herald Sun
Multiple cougar sightings in NC posted on Facebook page  Durham Herald Sun

Cougars are listed as extinct in NC, but a few dozen people came forward on Facebook in the to say they're still seeing the large cats in western North Carolina ...


02/25/2019 03:00 AM
Florida education news: Civics lessons, school choice, consolidation and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: Civics lessons, school choice, consolidation and more  Tampa Bay Times

CIVICS LESSONS: Several Florida lawmakers follow Gov. Ron DeSantis' lead in seeking to enhance students' civic knowledge. The latest bill is a bipartisan ...


03/16/2019 07:35 PM
CCA Florida: Working hard for the recreational angler - TCPalm
CCA Florida: Working hard for the recreational angler  TCPalm

CCA Florida in partnership with Duke Energy is working to restore fishery resources depleted during the red tide crisis.


03/19/2019 08:21 PM
New artificial reef to be built near Redfish Pass - Fox 4
New artificial reef to be built near Redfish Pass  Fox 4

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — A 1,000 tons of concrete will be added off the coast of Southwest Florida this summer, to create a habitat for marine life. It's a part of Lee ...


02/27/2019 03:00 AM
Market Watch 2019 speakers: It's time to face change - Naples Daily News
Market Watch 2019 speakers: It's time to face change  Naples Daily News

The real estate market in Southwest Florida is changing. But there's no sign of a recession.


03/05/2019 03:00 AM
Florida education news: School choice, campus security, teacher protests and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: School choice, campus security, teacher protests and more  Tampa Bay Times

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS: The Florida Department of Education warns school districts not to try to verify student claims of bullying before offering them a ...


02/20/2019 03:00 AM
Florida education news: Armed teachers, teacher pay, state standards and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: Armed teachers, teacher pay, state standards and more  Tampa Bay Times

ARMED TEACHERS: The Hillsborough County School Board unanimously rejects any proposal to allow teachers to carry guns in schools, if Florida lawmakers ...


03/05/2019 03:00 AM
FPL to double solar energy capacity in Manatee County. Here’s the timeline - Bradenton Herald
FPL to double solar energy capacity in Manatee County. Here’s the timeline  Bradenton Herald

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) this week announced plans to build four new solar power plants this year, including the FPL Southfork Solar Energy ...


12/10/2018 03:00 AM
Charlotte County in need of more robust hurricane shelters - Wink News
Charlotte County in need of more robust hurricane shelters  Wink News

Schools normally serve as a safe haven during severe hurricanes. For Charlotte County, it's a different story. Some neighbors believe there are facilities better ...


01/10/2019 03:00 AM
State awards Charlotte County $1.7 million grant for aviation training - Naples Daily News
State awards Charlotte County $1.7 million grant for aviation training  Naples Daily News

Charlotte County awarded $1.7 million grant from the state's Department of Economic Opportunity to create training opportunities for the aviation industry.


03/20/2019 11:52 AM
News at noon: Five months after Hurricane Michael, demolition and doubt hang over Mexico Beach; - Tampa Bay Times
News at noon: Five months after Hurricane Michael, demolition and doubt hang over Mexico Beach;  Tampa Bay Times

Here are the top five latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com.


01/14/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County school district adds 30 minutes to school day - Wink News
Charlotte County school district adds 30 minutes to school day  Wink News

The district adds 30 minutes to the school day of Charlotte County students. Fifteen minutes will most likely be added before schools started and ended.


02/12/2019 03:00 AM
Utility bills increase in Charlotte County to compensate for rapid growth - Wink News
Utility bills increase in Charlotte County to compensate for rapid growth  Wink News

Charlotte County leaders said the area is experiencing rapid growth. To compensate, the county wants to increase utility bills for residents. Max Jaroszewski said ...


12/14/2018 03:00 AM
VIDEO: Suspects trying to enter vehicles in Charlotte County - WWSB
VIDEO: Suspects trying to enter vehicles in Charlotte County  WWSB

Charlotte County Sheriff's is searching for 2 suspects who are wanted for burglary and theft.


03/20/2019 03:11 AM
Tuesday Sports in Brief - Charlotte Observer
Tuesday Sports in Brief  Charlotte Observer

BASEBALL. Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter the record for the largest deal in ...


02/12/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County will charge panhandlers a $10 fee - Wink News
Charlotte County will charge panhandlers a $10 fee  Wink News

In an effort to discourage panhandling, Charlotte County plans to charge a fee and designate certain roads where it is legal. Donald Grupe said he has been ...


02/14/2019 03:00 AM
Suicide shuts down Oil Well Road in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Suicide shuts down Oil Well Road in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

Deputies have closed Oil Well Road near the I-75 overpass as they work to make contact with a person who has made suicidal threats.


02/07/2019 03:00 AM
2 killed in crash in Charlotte County crash identified - NBC2 News
2 killed in crash in Charlotte County crash identified  NBC2 News

At least two people have did in a crash at Bermont Road and State Road 31 in Charlotte County.


10/17/2018 03:00 AM
Sample ballot for general election in Charlotte County on November 6, 2018 - Fox 4
Sample ballot for general election in Charlotte County on November 6, 2018  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Voters across the country will be hitting the polls on November 6 for general election known as mid-terms.


02/25/2019 03:00 AM
Gov. DeSantis rescinds 6 of 9 appointments to FSW Board of Trustees - The News-Press
Gov. DeSantis rescinds 6 of 9 appointments to FSW Board of Trustees  The News-Press

Gov. Ron DeSantis has rescinded the appointments of 169 people who were appointed to boards and commissions under former Gov. Rick Scott.


01/17/2019 03:00 AM
Distractions burglaries make wave in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Distractions burglaries make wave in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has a new warning for homeowners, urging people to be on the lookout for distraction ...


11/05/2018 03:00 AM
Deputy-involved fatal shooting at Charlotte Harbor McDonald's under investigation - The News-Press
Deputy-involved fatal shooting at Charlotte Harbor McDonald's under investigation  The News-Press

A 72-year-old Arcadia man was shot and killed at a Charlotte County McDonald's on Monday morning after he pointed a rifle at deputies who were trying to get ...


12/20/2018 03:00 AM
Storm wreaks havoc in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Storm wreaks havoc in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

Storms that had been building up all week finally struck on Thursday.


01/25/2019 03:00 AM
Woman's body found floating in Charlotte County canal - NBC2 News
Woman's body found floating in Charlotte County canal  NBC2 News

The investigation is taking place on Forrest Nelson Boulevard.


02/23/2019 03:00 AM
Forest Acres bank robbery suspect arrested in Florida - Charlotte Observer
Forest Acres bank robbery suspect arrested in Florida  Charlotte Observer

The man suspected of robbing a credit union in Forest Acres is under arrest in Florida. Samuel Neathery was is currently being held at the Osceloa County ...


02/06/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County woman sues maker of Roundup, retailers, and county over health issues - Wink News
Charlotte County woman sues maker of Roundup, retailers, and county over health issues  Wink News

A new lawsuit is filed surrounding Roundup, the weed killer and pesticide. A woman is suing the company that makes it and the stores that sell it, claiming it ...


12/03/2018 03:00 AM
Family loses 11 pets in Charlotte County house fire - Fox 4
Family loses 11 pets in Charlotte County house fire  Fox 4

It happened around 2:30 p.m. Sunday at a home in the 700 block of Bowman Terrace.


01/31/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County man filming local government, putting it on YouTube - NBC2 News
Charlotte County man filming local government, putting it on YouTube  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Charlotte County man is following local government workers around with his camera, posting the videos to YouTube.


02/03/2019 03:00 AM
5 vehicle pileup in Charlotte County leaves one man in critical condition - Wink News
5 vehicle pileup in Charlotte County leaves one man in critical condition  Wink News

A five-vehicle pileup in Port Charlotte Saturday afternoon has left one man with critical injuries. Charles Caputo, 45, is in critical condition following the crash on ...


01/18/2019 03:00 AM
Surplus tarps available to Charlotte County residents Sunday - Fox 4
Surplus tarps available to Charlotte County residents Sunday  Fox 4

Hurricane officials in Charlotte County are giving residents a chance to get an early start on their hurricane preparedness kits this weekend.


03/01/2019 03:00 AM
FWC investigating man's death in Bokeelia boat incident - Wink News
FWC investigating man's death in Bokeelia boat incident  Wink News

A man died after going overboard in Charlotte Harbor near Bokeelia on Pine Island Thursday. A good Samaritan pulled the man from Charlotte Harbor and ...


12/27/2018 03:00 AM
UPS driver hurt in Charlotte County crash - Fox 4
UPS driver hurt in Charlotte County crash  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Two people are in the hospital after a crash involving a UPS truck and a fuel truck in Punta Gorda.


01/30/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County deputy ticketed for hitting bicyclist in Punta Gorda - NBC2 News
Charlotte County deputy ticketed for hitting bicyclist in Punta Gorda  NBC2 News

Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a bicycle crash that happened on US 41 North & Retta Esplanade in Punta Gorda.


05/06/2018 03:00 AM
Explore Florida's Charlotte County: White pelicans in Charlotte Harbor - Orlando Sentinel
Explore Florida's Charlotte County: White pelicans in Charlotte Harbor  Orlando Sentinel

Explore Florida's Charlotte County, one of the places in Florida that attracts giant white pelicans.


12/04/2018 03:00 AM
Felony littering arrest made in Charlotte County - Fox 4
Felony littering arrest made in Charlotte County  Fox 4

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- A Charlotte County man is facing three felony charges after investigators say he illegally dumped large amounts of landscaping waste on ...


02/04/2019 03:00 AM
Sarasota, Charlotte County officials to discuss operations ahead of 2019 hurricane season - WWSB
Sarasota, Charlotte County officials to discuss operations ahead of 2019 hurricane season  WWSB

SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - Hurricane Irma forced some residents to cross county lines to seek shelter. That required some local governments to front ...


11/12/2018 03:00 AM
Drugs found by deputies investigating shooting in Charlotte County - WWSB
Drugs found by deputies investigating shooting in Charlotte County  WWSB

A Charlotte County man is in custody for allegedly possessing illegal drugs inside his home found during an investigation into a drive-by shooting on his ...


12/18/2018 03:00 AM
Fake bills making rounds in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Fake bills making rounds in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

Fake cash is making rounds in Southwest Florida. Charlotte County deputies found some said during a traffic stop along the 900 hundred block of Kings ...


11/19/2018 03:00 AM
Feces and frozen cats among horrors at children's home in Port Charlotte - Fox 4
Feces and frozen cats among horrors at children's home in Port Charlotte  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Port Charlotte woman is facing several charges of child neglect after authorities found three children living in disturbing ...


12/03/2018 03:00 AM
Charlotte County home-builders leaving customers high and dry - NBC2 News
Charlotte County home-builders leaving customers high and dry  NBC2 News

Charlotte County residents say two licensed home-builders took their money, but never finished their homes.


09/24/2018 03:00 AM
Former Charlotte County sergeant tied to shipment of illegal drug GBL - Wink News
Former Charlotte County sergeant tied to shipment of illegal drug GBL  Wink News

A former Charlotte County deputy shipped a dangerous illegal drug to his in-laws' house. A new investigation reveals he shipped the chemical called GBL, and ...


12/13/2018 03:00 AM
Small plane makes crash landing in Charlotte County neighborhood - Wink News
Small plane makes crash landing in Charlotte County neighborhood  Wink News

Charlotte County Fire and EMS responded to a plane that made a crash landing in a neighborhood north of Punta Gorda Thursday afternoon. Authorities say ...


02/07/2019 03:00 AM
Deputies remove snake in staircase Charlotte County - Fox 4
Deputies remove snake in staircase Charlotte County  Fox 4

Charlotte county deputies remove snake from under a staircase.


09/28/2018 03:00 AM
Man electrocuted while working on Charlotte County home - NBC2 News
Man electrocuted while working on Charlotte County home  NBC2 News

Deputies are investigating the death of a man who was electrocuted in Charlotte County.


01/31/2019 03:00 AM
FGCU anthropology team assists Charlotte County cold case investigation - Wink News
FGCU anthropology team assists Charlotte County cold case investigation  Wink News

Crews continue to look for remains of a Charlotte County woman whose 24-year-old case was reopened after a tip was passed on to local authorities. Weather ...


12/18/2018 03:00 AM
Fake money increasingly circulates in Charlotte County - Wink News
Fake money increasingly circulates in Charlotte County  Wink News

Federal reserve note, or cash, replicas imprinted with Chinese characters identifying them as “training money” are becoming more prevalent in Charlotte County, ...


11/16/2018 03:00 AM
Parents petition for changes at Charlotte County Public Schools - Wink News
Parents petition for changes at Charlotte County Public Schools  Wink News

Charlotte County parents are worried about student safety. Parents said a series of social media threats has put them on edge. They want to see changes at ...


09/20/2018 03:00 AM
Man arrested for lewd act in Charlotte Co. park - Fox 4
Man arrested for lewd act in Charlotte Co. park  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Fort Myers man was arrested in a rural Charlotte County park Wednesday after reportedly grabbing the privates of an ...


09/18/2018 03:00 AM
Doggy dining now an option in Charlotte County - Wink News
Doggy dining now an option in Charlotte County  Wink News

People with pets will soon be able to take their dogs to dinner in Charlotte County. Starting Tuesday, restaurants can apply for a permit and pay a fee that would ...


11/21/2018 03:00 AM
Semis carrying bees, soda crash miles apart in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Semis carrying bees, soda crash miles apart in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

A semi truck carrying thousands of bees overturned Tuesday morning while trying to avoid an oncoming dump truck.


08/24/2018 03:00 AM
Man recounts saving children from Charlotte County school bus fire - Wink News
Man recounts saving children from Charlotte County school bus fire  Wink News

Chuck Valente is still full of adrenaline after rescuing 14 kids on a Charlotte County school bus that went up in flames. “Instinct. There's kids in danger. You don't ...




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