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Punta Gorda Police implement new Skim Reaper device to keep you safe

A new device being used to protect your money will be placed at gas stations across Punta Gorda, and that's not the only place. Police...
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Getting your teen to cut the vaping habit

Following the death of 6 people plus many others sick, the CDC is sending out a message to anyone vaping, "quit vaping now!" The vaping...
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How Charlotte County cold case detectives find justice for families

When a murder case goes cold, the victim's loved ones are left in limbo. Sharon McPhillips knows this pain all too well. Her fight...
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Trap door discovered at Charlotte County home in narcotics bust

On Wednesday, Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office arrested five suspects in a narcotics bust that followed a lengthy investigation. Detectives arrested the suspects at a home...
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An inside look at Charlotte County’s Cold Case Squad

With time on their hands and patience on their side, a trio of detectives gave up retirement a decade ago to give fresh eyes...
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Punta Gorda honors the fallen of 9/11 at the Military Heritage Museum

Victims from the Sept. 11 plane crashes were all honored on Wednesday in Punta Gorda at the Military Heritage Museum. There are thousands of stories...
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Most Wanted Wednesday: We feature three of SWFL’s most wanted suspects; Sept. 11

This new weekly WINK News segment is featuring fugitives from justice here in Southwest Florida. This is your chance to help out the community and...

Odds increasing for tropical wave to develop into depression, Tropical Storm Humberto

Yesterday, September 10th was the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season and right now we're heating up with several areas of interest to track. A...
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Murdock Village residents ready for change, one step closer to redevelopment

Changes are in the works in Port Charlotte Tuesday as part of the transformation project years in the making. It's the light at the end...
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NYC to commemorate 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks; Events in SWFL

It's been 18 years since the September 11 attacks left nearly 3,000 people dead in the worst act of terrorism the nation has ever...

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