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Punta Gorda Police seeks to implement pre-arrest diversion program

The Punta Gorda Police Department is seeking approval to launch a pre-arrest diversion program, to educate first time offenders. The Punta Gorda City Council would...
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Teacher arrested for having sexual relationship with a student

Collier County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Gulf Coast Charter Academy South teacher on Tuesday after an investigation determined he was having a sexual relationship...
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Firefighters battle flames at Windmill Village

Charlotte County firefighters were battling flames causing severe damage to mobile homes Monday afternoon. Charlotte County Fire & EMS‏ was fighting a fire at Windmill...
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Port Charlotte father dedicates time to keep children safe after school

A father is dedicating his time to keep children safe on their way to school. He decided to take matters into his own hands...

One in critical condition after motorcycle crash in Charlotte County

Florida Highway Patrol says a man from Arcadia is in critical condition after being involved in a crash in Charlotte County on Thursday. FHP says...
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Port Charlotte couple arrested after trying to have dog killed

A Port Charlotte dog was destined for death when her owners brought her to get put down because of a serious ear infection. But...
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Charlotte County roads may see speed limit changes

Slow down! That is the message drivers have for people on Charlotte County roads. Now, speed limit changes could be on the way to fight...

Who are Lee County’s ten most wanted fugitives?

Troy Bolin is the oldest standing member on the Lee County's Ten Most Wanted list, dating back to 2006, and SWFL Crime Stoppers says...
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CERT saves taxpayer money while saving your life

While it might look like a typical trailer, it is designed to be there in an emergency. It is run by volunteers who are...

Firefighters responding to brush fire on Horace Ave in North Port

North Port Fire Rescue District is responding to a brush fire in North Port Sunday. Crews are working to contain a fire that has affected...

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