Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Charlotte

Brush fire breaks out in Charlotte County

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - A brush fire consumes 12 acres Thursday in southern Charlotte County. Charlotte County says the fire started after 1 P.M. in an area...

Celebrating 29 years of public service- Dee Hawkins Garland

CHARLOTTE - For 29 years Dee Hawkins Garland has served the Charlotte County community. She was a paramedic for 10 years until an injury, took her...

Beware of virtual kidnapping scam in Charlotte County

CHARLOTTE - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is warning Suncoast residents to look out for a virtual kidnapping scam. The Sheriff's Office tweeted Sunday saying...

Rotary club helps Suncoast beachers stay safe

ENGLEWOOD - The Englewood Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary Club goes the extra mile in keeping swimmers safe at a Suncoast beach with no lifeguards. With...

55-acre brush fire in Charlotte Co.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - A 55-acre brush fire broke out last night after 6 p.m. Charlotte County Fire units along with the Division of Forestry were...

Man injured in Charlotte Co. hit and run

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - Authorities are looking for the driver of a vehicle that did not stop after hitting a pedestrian early Tuesday, April 24,...

Suncoast buses will transport residents for free on Friday

SARASOTA - This Friday on the Suncoast, you'll be able to ride area transit buses for free. It’s all part of the regional 'try transit...

An alert citizen helps nab a burglar

On April 14 Charlotte County Deputies received a call about suspicious activity at a residence on Stonecrop Ave., in Englewood. Around 8:40 p.m., deputies responded...

Widespread service outage for Verizon Wireless customers

FLORIDA - Verizon Wireless customers in Southwest Florida were impacted by a widespread service outage Thursday (April 12) night. The outage was affecting cellular users...

SUV crashes into nail salon, woman injured

PORT CHARLOTTE - An SUV plows into a nail salon in Charlotte County on Tuesday, April 10. One woman, who was inside the building at...