Charlotte County

Where to celebrate and see Fourth of July fireworks in SWFL

Get ready for some fireworks! Whether you are looking for a fireworks on the beach or a show downtown here are the top places...
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Innovative new breast exam machine proves to be more accurate, less painful

Diagnosing breast cancer is getting easier and more accurate in Southwest Florida, and it's all thanks to an innovative device. A device made by General...
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Port Charlotte man’s life saved after heartburn symptoms lead to major discovery

A man in Charlotte County is thankful he's alive after a major blockage was discovered near his heart. "I was actually dying every day, and...
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‘It just overtakes your lungs’: Massive fish kills frustrating SWFL

Dead fish have been piling up on many Southwest Florida beaches lately, and some neighbors say it's the worst they've seen in a while. Photos...
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‘It captured my heart’: Stone Crabs’ Fox describes unlikely journey to baseball

Countries like the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Japan and the U.S. are known for producing baseball players. The Bahamas? Not so much. Only six players in...
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‘It’s not safe’: combination of red tide & algae frustrating SWFL

Right now, blue-green algae is making its way down the Caloosahatchee River. In addition, a new map shows high red tide levels in Collier County,...

SWFL man accused of making bomb threat to elementary schools

Charlotte County detectives arrested a SWFL man on charges related to a bomb threat made to local elementary schools on Friday. Officials were called to...
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Former SWFL student & advocate against sexual violence arrested on sex charges

An advocate known for cracking down on child sex abuse was caught doing the very thing he was fighting against. New York investigators arrested Joel...
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SWFL agencies participate in hazmat training simulation

Several agencies participated in a hazmat training situation Thursday. Shane Simmons, president of Cheney Brothers, partnered with the Southwest Florida Local Emergency Planning Committee for...

Gas leak blocks stretch of Port Charlotte road, prompts precautionary evacuations

There was a gas leak Thursday morning on Brinson Avenue, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office. Deputies arrived on scene around 11:30 a.m. to...

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