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North Port teen killed in crash, 2 others injured

A North Port teen was killed and two others were seriously injured in a crash early Sunday in Englewood. The Florida Highway Patrol said the...
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Punta Gorda woman sentenced for attempt to support ISIS

A woman who tried to help ISIS was caught in Southwest Florida and now, she is going to be locked up for the next...

Fawcett Memorial nurses protest staff cuts in Port Charlotte, among other union protests nationwide

Recent staffing cuts are impacting more than nurses, health care workers at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte said Friday. Employees with HCA-affiliated Fawcett Memorial...

Victim breaks free after being hog-tied in Charlotte County, two arrested

Late Thursday evening, the Charlotte County Sherriff's Office was called to a home in the 15000 block of Community Avenue in the county over...
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FGCU experts talk about claims of numbers being ‘fixed’ from COVID cases to unemployment

Looking ahead in the pandemic, we're hearing more about "controlling" and "fixing the numbers," from the number of cases, the unemployment numbers, and our...
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Unemployment: Judge says he has no ‘authority’ to order state to fix system, make...

A Tallahassee judge said Thursday he cannot order the state to pay people immediately because he doesn't have the authority, which comes as disappointment...
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Good Samaritan follows car, calls police after noticing woman being beaten

A good Samaritan was driving along Biscayne Drive near the Charlotte/Sarasota County border when he noticed a woman in desperate need of help. His...

Three more Most Wanted Wednesday fugitives captured

Three more Southwest Florida fugitives featured on Most Wanted Wednesday are now behind bars.  Sundiata Hill (DOB 10/30/71) – was on the run in Lee...

Punta Gorda police looking for driver who fled scene of serious crash

Punta Gorda police are looking for a driver who fled the scene of a crash that sent one person to the hospital. Police said the...
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Free food for students will continue even when school ends for the summer

Parents, students, and teachers rejoice as e-learning's over for four Southwest Florida counties. It's the last day of school in Charlotte, DeSoto, Hendry, and Glades...

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