Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Charlotte

Charlotte County K9 missing

UPDATE: Officers with North Port Police Department, more than a dozen Volunteer Service Aids and more than a dozen Charlotte County Sheriff's Office representatives...

Charlotte County inmates using tablets behind bars

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - Charlotte County Jail inmates can now communicate with loved ones using a tablet. “I check it like it’s a big cell phone,"...

Hurricane Irma damage claims pass $6 billion mark

FLORIDA - Claims for damage caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida have blown past the $6 billion mark. More than 853,000 property owners have filed claims...

Englewood club serves 100,000 meals in two hours

ENGLEWOOD - The Lemon Bay Sunrise Rotary Club teams up with Meals of Hope, packing more than 100,000 meals Saturday, December 2. "We had too many...

Animal cruelty arrest

A shocking case of animal cruelty leads to an arrest of a North Port man. North Port Police arrested 62-yr-old Roman Shkraba on one felony...

Officer charged with manslaughter fights for benefits

PUNTA GORDA- Lee Coel, the former Punta Gorda Police officer charged with first degree manslaughter in the shooting death of retired librarian Mary Knowlton...

Red tide is back in Lee and Charlotte counties

CHARLOTTE- An increase in red tide has been reported off Charlotte and Lee counties. Water samples over the last two weeks have confirmed elevated levels...

Patrol car involved in Port Charlotte vehicle accident

PORT CHARLOTTE - A Charlotte County Sheriff's Office deputy is involved in a patrol car crash in Port Charlotte Saturday, November 25. The Sheriff's Office reports...

Caregivers leave elderly man in his own feces

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrested two caregivers accused of neglect, after an elderly man was found naked on the floor...

Punta Gorda hires new police chief

PUNTA GORDA- It’s new beginnings for the Punta Gorda police department. City Manager Howard Kunik announced that Pamela Davis will be the new chief. “Every department...