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The home the new neighbor will move into. Photo via WINK News.video

An alleged molester agitates his new Port Charlotte neighbors

John Woytowitz loves his neighborhood. "Anybody that moves in, we welcome them right away," Woytowitz said. And that is exactly what Woytowitz did when he met his neighbor,...
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Charlotte County in need of more robust hurricane shelters

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...
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Thieves steal more than $10K in camping gear from Boy Scouts in Port Charlotte

Boy Scouts puts kids in the middle of the action, preparing them for life with lessons and skills. But nothing prepared these scouts or his...
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Punta Gorda considers installing concrete barriers to protect crowds

One of the safest cities in Southwest Florida is considering concrete measures to stop traffic-related tragedies. Last year in Times Square in New York City,...
EJ Sabino, 11-years-old, seen sad over his family's lost. Photo via WINK News.video

A home, 11 pets and Christmas presents lost to a house fire

A family of six has been left homeless after their house on Bowman Terrace caught fire at about 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. "You're okay," Melissa Sabino,...

Port Charlotte man dies from wounds after motorcycle crash

A Charlotte County man who was severely injured during a crash in November has died. On Tuesday, Nov. 27, William J. Schmidt, 57, of Port...
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Lanes of Tamiami Trail reopen after crash investigation in Punta Gorda

Lanes of Tamiami Trail near Zemel Road in Punta Gorda reopened around 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning following a hit-and-run crash, according to the Florida...

North Port man sentenced for selling meth to undercover detective

A North Port man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for selling methamphetamine to an undercover detective. Darrell Lee Small, 46, received a 25-year...
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Holiday shopping leaves buyers prone to fraud

This holiday season, many of you are out and about shopping for the perfect gifts for your friends and family. But more shopping means more...

Will your business be open on Small Business Saturday? Do you have deals? Let...

Calling all small business owners and managers in Southwest Florida! Will your business be open on November, 24 for Small Business Saturday? Let us...

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