Charlotte County

North Port woman arrested on charges of DUI, hit and run

North Port woman arrested on charges of DUI, hit & run and driving on a suspended license. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Polly Ann...
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Doctors say more kids are developing kidney stones then ever before

Doctors are seeing an increase in kidney stones in teenagers that has doubled over the past 20 years. It’s a painful condition that recurs...
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Killer at large after 20-year-old found shot to death in North Port

A killer is on the run after a 20-year-old was shot and left for dead in Port Charlotte. Tyren Kinard, 20, was found dead in...

Three hurricanes share the Atlantic; Florence to hit the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence rapidly intensified into a fearsome Category 4 storm on Monday and could strike a direct and dangerous blow to the Carolinas later...
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2-year old found dead in pond on family property

A Punta Gorda family is grieving after the death of a 2-year old on Sunday. Charlotte County Fire and EMS were called to an address...

SBA issues disaster declaration for SWFL businesses affected by algae, red tide

A disaster declaration was issued for red tide and algal blooms plaguing Southwest Florida waterways, according to a statement from Gov. Rick Scott. The U.S....
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Unusual text message could lead to privacy invasion for cell users

An unusual text message alert sent to people's phones has some users concerned about privacy. "If they're getting text in regards to somebody complimenting them...
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Procedure helps SWFL woman get back to dancing

Suzanne Matthews loves learning new steps in the dance studio. "The music makes me crazy! It makes me happy! It's a happy time," Matthews said. But...
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Port Charlotte home burns down from accidental fire started by daughter

A Port Charlotte family has no home after a fire engulfed the entire residence Wednesday night. James Cote, the owner of the house said the...
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Nurses threaten strike at Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Nurses at a Southwest Florida hospital could walk off the job. The National Nurses Organizing Committee approved strikes at 10 hospitals across the state, even...

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