Charlotte County

Interviews begin for Punta Gorda police chief, see their resumes

November 2, 2017
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Two candidates have dropped out of the running to become the next police chief in Punta Gorda, City Manager Howard Kunik...

Piper Road expansion project begins in Charlotte County

November 1, 2017
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Closures are underway in Charlotte County as crews begin a multi-million dollar construction project. Piper Road previously ended on Henry Street, but soon...

Armed robber strikes Port Charlotte business

October 31, 2017
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. An armed robber struck an aluminum and building products business Thursday morning. The robber tied up the manager of Town and Country...

‘Zombie foreclosures’ growing in Charlotte County

October 27, 2017
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. Zombie foreclosures, homes that are in the foreclosure process but have not yet been repossessed by the bank, are invading Charlotte County. WINK...

Mannequin dubbed ‘Freaky Frank’ to prevent wrecks in Collier County

October 25, 2017
NAPLES, Fla. A mannequin on the road has many residents scratching their heads. The mannequin dubbed Freaky Frank is the official flagger for debris teams in Collier...

Charlotte County cold case unit working to bring justice to families

October 25, 2017
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. It took nearly two decades to catch a 3-year-old toddler's killer. A Charlotte County jury convicted Keith Wilson, 46, on Oct. 18 of...

Charlotte County approves entertainment district for Murdock Village

October 24, 2017
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Charlotte County commissioners voted Tuesday to approve the sale of the remaining land of Murdock Village. WINK News reporter Kristi Gross finds...

Sidewalks to be added alongside busy Charlotte County road

October 23, 2017
SOUTH GULF COVE, Fla. New sidewalks are being added along the road that killed a woman who was pushing her baby in a stroller. These new...

Punta Gorda police chief candidates narrowed to 8, see their resumes

October 20, 2017
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - The City of Punta Gorda is seeking to fill the open position of police chief and they've narrowed the finalists...

Online portal launched to find Hurricane Irma recovery jobs

October 20, 2017
Florida's jobless rate dropped 0.2 percentage points in September to 3.8 percent, even though the number of people with jobs fell by 42 thousand...