Charlotte County

Freeze warning issued for parts of Southwest Florida

A freeze warning is issued for most of inland Southwest Florida. This means we could see temperatures below freezing for a few hours overnight. Affected areas...

Englewood murder suspect arrested in Broward County traffic stop

A 34-year-old man wanted in connection with a murder was arrested early Thursday morning during a traffic stop in Broward County, according to the...
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Arcadia hotel in shambles nearly four months after Irma

The Oak Park Inn is still in shambles more than three months after Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida. Christopher Banks, the owner of the historic...

Cold weather tips: keeping your family and pets safe

Cold temperatures will soon be descending on SWFL, with the coolest air passing through Wednesday night and lasting until Saturday morning. The National Weather Service...
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Cold weather and red tide impacting SWFL

The cold weather sweeping through parts of Southwest Florida could have an impact on the red tide plaguing area beaches, the News-Press reports. Water temperatures...
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Shelters to open in SWFL amid cold weather

Cold weather shelters will open Wednesday evening as colder temperatures approach areas of Southwest Florida. Lee County Registration begins at 7 p.m. The Salvation Army...

It’s official: Punta Gorda police chief gets sworn in

Pamela R. Davis was sworn in as the chief of the Punta Gorda Police Department in a ceremony Wednesday morning. Davis participated in the ceremony...
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Charlotte County schools back in session amid cold weather

Students and teachers returned to school Wednesday morning in Charlotte County bundled up as areas experience cooler temperatures.
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Boys & Girls Club to partner with Punta Gorda recreation center

Two organizations will partner starting Wednesday to serve the children of Punta Gorda. The Boys & Girls Club and the Cooper Street Recreational Center will...

Cold weather prompts shelter to open in Charlotte County

A cold weather shelter will be available for those in need Wednesday and Thursday night due to forecasted near-freezing temperatures throughout the area. The shelter...

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