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Pilot optimistic after surviving crash landing in Charlotte County

A pilot is alive to tell the tale after his small plane crashed in the middle of a Charlotte County neighborhood Thursday afternoon. MORE: Small plane...
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Ways to maintain your security system to reduce false alarms

In an effort to ensure public safety resources are available when needed, and to reduce the amount of false alarms, Fort Myers Police Department...
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Small plane makes crash landing in Charlotte County neighborhood

Charlotte County Fire and EMS responded to a plane that made a crash landing in a neighborhood north of Punta Gorda Thursday afternoon. Authorities say...

Allegiant airline launches new service from SWFL to New York

Alleigiant airline announced they will be offering non-stop flights from Southwest Florida to Albany, New York. The company, which is known for great travel deals,...
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Homeowners angry after they say Southwest Florida builder leaves them high and dry

Complaints are rolling in to the state against Southwest Florida builder HD Custom Homes. The Attorney General's office is in the process of reviewing 25...
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Babcock Ranch gives self-driving car demonstrations

People hopped inside brand new self-driving cars at Babcock Ranch Wednesday to see what the future of driving might look like. The technology that runs...

Unattended food on a stovetop destroys home in Port Charlotte

Unattended food on the stove is believed to be the cause of the fire that destroyed a home Tuesday night on Wellington Avenue in...

25+ things to do in SWFL for the 2018 holiday season

While you probably won't see snow in Southwest Florida, there's no shortage of holiday events to get you in the spirit. Whether you want...
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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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