Man attacks female jogger in Port Charlotte; another victim identified
Man attacks female jogger in Port Charlotte; another victim identified

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - Charlotte County Detectives are interviewing a potential second victim who detectives believe had an interaction with this same suspect who attacked a woman Thursday morning near Ollie's Pond in Port Charlotte.

November 8th, 12:02 PM EST by SNN Newsroom
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UPDATE: No explosive material at Englewood Home Depot
UPDATE: No explosive material at Englewood Home Depot

SARASOTA- The Home Depot in Englewood is evacuated after a suspicious item was found in the garden center The scene is unfolding right now in the 1200 block S McCall Road.

October 14th, 5:40 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Band of the Week 2019 - Lemon Bay High Marching Manta Rays
Band of the Week 2019 - Lemon Bay High Marching Manta Rays

ENGLEWOOD - In marching band, you'll likely meet everyone during band camp before school starts, including other freshmen starting with you. Band captain Sebastian Holmes tells me that made the transition to high school easier. "Because you have friends t

September 26th, 7:21 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
Band of the Week 2019 - Charlotte High Silver King Band
Band of the Week 2019 - Charlotte High Silver King Band

PUNTA GORDA - Paul Montonari speaks to the Silver King Band after practice at 8 p.m. "Between now and Tuesday, all of you practice the doodoo out of the music, okay? Learn your parts," Montonari tells the kids. They had been practicing at Charlotte High s

September 19th, 11:33 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
Lemon Bay Band highlights accomplishments and what's to come
Lemon Bay Band highlights accomplishments and what's to come

The last we spoke to Lemon Bay High, they were working on their halftime show, "Toxic," in the middle of a muggy Florida afternoon.

The band from Englewood has since accomplished much, from superior ratings at a recent assessment to performing at Disney.

April 22nd, 10:53 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
Sarasota County Emergency Services using nitronox for pain management
Sarasota County Emergency Services using nitronox for pain management

SARASOTA- Sarasota County Fire Department took a second look at their pain management strategy during nationwide drug shortage and opioid epidemic, now patients have a new option. “It’s kind of like what is old is new again.” Division Chief Carson Sanders said. They’re now using Nitronox for pain management. “Most people remember going to their […]
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Political Corner: Local Dem leader talks about midterm momentum
Political Corner: Local Dem leader talks about midterm momentum

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Political Corner, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Sarasota County Democratic Party Vice Chair Kevin Griffith discuss local candidates and the top of the ticket. Griffith says he’s observed a lot of enthusiasm for Suncoast state house candidates Margaret Good, Tracy Pratt and Tony Mowry when he’s been at campaign […]
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AGT auditions coming to Tampa
AGT auditions coming to Tampa

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – If you think you could be a star, now is your chance to prove it. America’s Got Talent is holding auditions in Tampa. On Monday, Dec. 10, you can put your talenton display for the judges. The number one tv show on NBC is encouraging folks to sign up now, and submit […]
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Honoring Lance Corporal Rory Dalgliesh
Honoring Lance Corporal Rory Dalgliesh

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Parents are using a painful anniversary to raise awareness of rising Veteran suicide rates. 5 years ago, the family of 23-year-old Lance Corporal Rory Dalgliesh got news they never wanted to hear. Their son took his own life. “He was a Badass Marine,” Mike Dalgliesh said. “Yeah, a father would say […]
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Man found dead in backyard canal
Man found dead in backyard canal

CHARLOTTE COUNTY – A Charlotte County man has been found dead in his backyard canal. Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office says the call came from an observer around 2 PM on Baldwin Court, who reported a body floating in the water. Katie Heck, The Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer says the resident has been identified as […]
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Deputies stock up on food for woman in need
Deputies stock up on food for woman in need

Deputy First Class Hauschild and Deputy Geary of Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check for a woman with terminal cancer. Upon arriving at her apartment this morning, deputies noticed the woman did not have any food. Due to the woman’s health and financial conditions, deputies say it is very hard for her […]
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Charlotte County worker electrocuted at work
Charlotte County worker electrocuted at work

CHARLOTTE COUNTY – A Charlotte County contract worker has been electrocuted on the job. A call came in the early afternoon at the intersection of OakView and Westchester in the River Club Community. Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Katie Heck says worker Leslie Morse came into contact with a live wire while land […]
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Red Tide loans not much help to struggling businesses
Red Tide loans not much help to struggling businesses

SUNCOAST – Loans that are supposed to aid businesses in their recovery from red tide are not as helpful as the state makes them out to be. Those loans have to be paid back, and they carry high interest rates with them. The interest and the fact that many business owners are not aware of the […]
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Punta Gorda teen threatens North Port school shooting
Punta Gorda teen threatens North Port school shooting

NORTH PORT – A Punta Gorda teen has been arrested after threatening to shoot everyone at a North Port High School homecoming dance. 19-year-old Anthony Grimaldi, was arrested Thursday after making threats to kill or injure. North Port Police Department Public Information Officer Josh Taylor says people need to think twice before texting. “I mean […]
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Teen arrested after threatening to ‘shoot everyone’ at North Port High
Teen arrested after threatening to ‘shoot everyone’ at North Port High

NORTH PORT – A Punta Gorda teen was arrested after threatening to shoot everyone at a North Port High School homecoming dance, according to North Port Police Department reports. 19-year-old Anthony Grimaldi, was arrested on Thursday after making threats to kill or injure. According to the North Port Sun, Grimaldi made threats to a female saying […]
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Laishley Park Londonn Moore vigil
Laishley Park Londonn Moore vigil

PUNTA GORDA – LGBTQ community members and friends of Londonn Moore; coming together in the face of violence. “The last thing we want to see is her memory of the person she lived as being unknown or disregarded,” said supporter Lisa Trejo. “We needed to in the midst of this story, that’s sort of happening, just […]
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Pedestrian killed by car in Port Charlotte
Pedestrian killed by car in Port Charlotte

PORT CHARLOTTE – A 33-year-old man is dead after being hit by a car in Port Charlotte on Saturday morning. The fatal collision happened just after 5:15 a.m. at US-41 and Oil Well Road. Allen Walsh of Punta Gorda was walking on US-41 in the outside lane going northbound when he was hit by Todd Brusati […]
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Vigil for transgender woman murdered to be held Saturday morning
Vigil for transgender woman murdered to be held Saturday morning

PUNTA GORDA – Tomorrow morning friends and family of Londonn More will have a vigil in Moore’s honor. Moore was a 20-year-old transgender woman of color, found murdered September 8th in North Port. Family, friends and members of the LGBTQ community will gather at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda at 11 A.M. for the vigil. […]
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Feel Good Friday: Let’s Eat Englewood
Feel Good Friday: Let’s Eat Englewood

ENGLEWOOD – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Englewood Beach and Manasota Key. More than 20 Englewood area restaurants are participating in the Fourth Annual “Let’s Eat Englewood,” an event organized by the local chamber of commerce going on through Sept. 28. The participating establishments offers diners […]
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Political Corner: Algae a top issue in Florida senate race
Political Corner: Algae a top issue in Florida senate race

SARASOTA – In this edition of Political Corner, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson discuss the environmental issues of red tide and blue-green algae that have infiltrated the U.S. Senate race between Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott. The contest is drawing national interest ahead of the midterm elections. Both campaigns […]
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Fatal vehicle accident in Charlotte County claims the life of one man
Fatal vehicle accident in Charlotte County claims the life of one man

CHARLOTTE COUNTY – One man dies Wednesday night after a two vehicle crash in Charlotte County. Florida Highway Patrol says it happened just after 6 P.M. at the intersection of Burnt Store Road and Alcatraz Drive. Melissa Martinez drove a Jetta southbound on Burnt Store Road with a passenger 63-year-old Clyde Hancock. Michael Ferrall travelled […]
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Successful USF president is calling it quits
Successful USF president is calling it quits

TAMPA – It has been a good run, but now USF President Judy Genshaft is stepping down. Genshaft made the announcement Monday morning in a letter to the USF community. She will officially resign her post on July 1, 2019, which would be 20 years leading the university. Genshaft became president in 2000 and enrollment has […]
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SNN Commentary: Remembering Hurricane Irma
SNN Commentary: Remembering Hurricane Irma

SARASOTA – Each week SNN News Director Craig Burdick takes a few moments of your time to address an issue near a and dear to him that affects the Suncaost. Today Craig remembers Hurricane Irma one year later. “Hurricane Florence is churning out there in the Atlantic and as I commit these words to paper […]
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Murder investigation underway in North Port
Murder investigation underway in North Port

UPDATE: The North Port Police Department is conducting a murder investigation on Sawyer Circle near the Charlotte County line. North Port Police, were called to the area at 7:30 A.M. Saturday morning. The body of 20 year old Tyren Anthony Kinard of Port Charlotte was discovered in what is described as an undeveloped area. Kinard’s car […]
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Band of the Week 2018 – Lemon Bay High Marching Manta Rays
Band of the Week 2018 – Lemon Bay High Marching Manta Rays

ENGLEWOOD – The Marching Manta Rays take a new approach to a more ambitious halftime show this year. Marco La Manno visits the Lemon Bay high band students in Englewood in this week’s Friday Football Fever Band of the Week. As an online bonus, we had a little mishap trying to start our interview with Lorrie […]
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Case of West Nile virus confirmed on the Suncoast
Case of West Nile virus confirmed on the Suncoast

The Florida Department of Health Charlotte County has confirmed a case of West Nile virus here on the Suncoast. A mosquito-borne illness advisory was issued on Wednesday. The Department of Health states there is a heightened concern about other residents becoming ill. To protect yourself from mosquitoes, health officials say, drain standing water to stop […]
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