Feel Good Friday: CCA Florida STAR fishing tournament
Feel Good Friday: CCA Florida STAR fishing tournament

In this week's edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN's Grant Boxleitner spent time at Eldred's Marina at the doorstep of Gasparilla Island in Placida.

May 24th, 7:09 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner
FPL making groundbreaking changes
May 24th, 7:55 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Wallenda to walk over Times Square
May 23rd, 10:36 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Missing Charlotte County teen found safe in Mississippi
Missing Charlotte County teen found safe in Mississippi

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Missing Charlotte County teen Sage Cambron is safe after being found with her biological mother in Clinton, Mississippi.

May 15th, 4:07 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Hit and run crash leaves deputy with minor injuries
Hit and run crash leaves deputy with minor injuries

Florida Highway Patrol troopers are searching for a suspect, causing a crash into a Charlotte County deputy's vehicle, and fleeing the scene.

May 12th, 1:43 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
Is that an alligator in your pants? Traffic stop yields gator
Is that an alligator in your pants? Traffic stop yields gator

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - A woman pulls an alligator out of her yoga pants during a traffic stop in Charlotte County. When a Charlotte County deputy asked a woman if she had anything else on her during a routine traffic stop, he wasn't expecting what she did nex

May 7th, 8:12 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Lawmakers put a wrap on the 2019 session.
Lawmakers put a wrap on the 2019 session.


With $91 billion dollar budget approved, lawmakers put a wrap on the 2019 session. It gives Gov. Ron DeSantis the big money he sought for environmental projects, boosts school spending and helps a struggling Panhandle rebuild after Hurricane Michael. 

May 6th, 7:43 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
A Sarasota County family suing JUUL , and tobacco giants
A Sarasota County family suing JUUL , and tobacco giants

A Sarasota County girl and her parents are suing JUUL and two tobacco giants for allegedly breaking federal laws by intentionally targeting teenagers while falsely denying doing so.

May 6th, 7:37 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Charlotte deputies charge parents in connection with 14-month-old child's death discovered inside filthy Punta Gorda home
Charlotte deputies charge parents in connection with 14-month-old child's death discovered inside filthy Punta Gorda home

Charlotte deputies discover a shocking case of child neglect that left a  14–month old child dead. And now the parents are in custody.

May 2nd, 9:33 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner
Sheriff's Office needs public's help in Gage Jackson death investigation
Sheriff's Office needs public's help in Gage Jackson death investigation

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- It's been just over a month since Charlotte County Sheriff's Deputies found the body of 19-year-old Gage Jackson, and they are still looking for help from the public.

May 2nd, 5:30 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Texting while driving could soon be primary offense in Florida
Texting while driving could soon be primary offense in Florida

 Texting while driving is one signature away from being a primary offense in the State of Florida. The Florida House passed the legislation Monday , and Governor DeSantis is expected to sign off on it .

April 30th, 9:45 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Happy Thrifters take on Mystery Shopping Bus Tour: 'Look At Earth Day'
Happy Thrifters take on Mystery Shopping Bus Tour: 'Look At Earth Day'

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - A Suncoast organization adds an extra 'R' to the old saying "Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle"...'Resell'. There are so many ways to reduce your carbon footprint...and one of them is looking at the items in your household. Why go out and buy

April 25th, 5:18 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
Free teen summer workouts at Planet Fitness
Free teen summer workouts at Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness gyms across the Suncoast, and across the country, are hosting the "Teen Summer Challenge 2019." The challenge allows 15 to 18 year olds to work out for free, from May 15 to Sept. 1.

April 24th, 9:33 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Startling start to the Suncoast summer travel season
Startling start to the Suncoast summer travel season

One year after the U.S. dropped out of the Iranian Nuclear Deal, the Trump Administration is pushing to completely cut the flow of oil from Iran. The summer travel season could be off to a startling start. 

April 23rd, 2:46 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
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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