Deeply troubling circumstances surround the disappearance of Lauren Dumolo in Cape CoralAnthony's CornerNewsBreak Contributor
Missing 10 and 11-Year-Old Siblings Found Driving Their Mother’s Car on Florida InterstateRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Young mom Lauren Dumolo went to the park and didn't come back. Where is she?Anthony's CornerNewsBreak Contributor
Sibling Road Trip: The Epic Adventure of the 10-Year-Old DriverUltra_UnlimitedNewsBreak Contributor
Child Duo, Aged 10 and 11, Embark on Unprecedented 200-Mile Journey in Stolen VehicleThe LA InsiderNewsBreak Contributor
Savor the Flavor: The 4 Must-Try Pizza Stores in Port Charlotte
In this article, we explore four delightful pizza stores located in Port Charlotte. Have you had the chance to taste their exquisite offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
COLUMN: Pardon me for asking
My friend Charlie Brox keeps hitting a brick wall.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Port Charlotte, FL
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Port Charlotte.
2 Port Charlotte Men Arrested In Citrus County With Enough Fentanyl To Kill 52,000 People
CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. – An undercover operation conducted by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO)...
Highly anticipated Port Charlotte resort to hold job fair
Despite not having an opening day set, the $695 million Sunseeker Resort Charlotte Harbor is looking to hire. To that end, the resort is holding its latest job fair Tuesday, Sept. 26 in Punta Gorda as it looks to fill about 1,200 jobs. The Allegiant Travel Co.-owned resort will be...
North Port siblings, ages 10 and 11, stopped while driving mother's car on I-75 near Gainesville
A 10-year-old Florida boy and his 11-year-old sister who were running away to California drove 200 miles in their mother’s car before they were stopped by sheriff’s deputies on highway. The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office says deputies spotted the sedan on Interstate 75 early Thursday. The mother had reported the car stolen and her children missing hours earlier. The deputies thought they were dealing with car thieves, but were surprised to see two kids step out of the car instead. The children told detectives the girl was upset because their mother took away her electronic devices. They were released to their mother.
Sip and Savor: The 3 Pubs in Punta Gorda You Can't Miss
This piece presents a tour of three exceptional pubs located in Punta Gorda. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below:
Luxurious Port Charlotte Home Sells for $1M
A stunning 1-story house near Port Charlotte, Florida recently sold for an impressive $1,000,000 on September 22nd. Located at 10494 Poughkeepsie Cir, Port Charlotte, FL, 33981, this luxurious property offers a slice of paradise for its new owners.
This Week's 3 Most Expensive Houses Around Punta Gorda!
Punta Gorda, Florida is known for its stunning real estate properties, and recently, three of the most expensive properties in the area were sold. Let's take a closer look at these impressive homes and their unique features.
Call for cards of encouragement
ENGLEWOOD — Debbie Casares recently found out that a close family friend, Dean Thompson, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.
Concerns raised over stolen trailers in Charlotte County
This video is either unavailable or not supported in this browser. No compatible source was found for this media. Session ID: 2023-09-23:59075f55827ca161228ab5f3 Player Element ID: 6337648248112. Nearly a year after Hurricane Ian, hundreds of trailers are waiting with nobody inside. Driving past Airport Road in Punta Gorda, you’ll see trailers...
Food pantry sees increase since Hurricane Ian
PORT CHARLOTTE — With Hurricane Ian still impacting Charlotte County residents a year later, the need for food has increased.
Punta Gorda man defecates while burglarizing boat
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — A man was arrested in Punta Gorda after reportedly trying to steal items off someone’s boat and later defecating on the dock on Sunday. On Sunday, Sept. 17, the Punta Gorda Police Department (PGPD) was dispatched to Laishley Park Marina at 120 Laishley Court in reference to a boat burglary.
Dagger-wielding Punta Gorda man accused of threatening to kill mother
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — The Punta Gorda Police Department said a 41-year-old man threatened to kill his mother with a sai weapon inside the Verandas of Punta Gorda Senior Apartments. On Wednesday night, police received a call from a woman who said her son was punching holes inside the...
Road Report: Charlotte and Sarasota County
ENGLEWOOD — Sarasota and Charlotte counties will have some expected road work for the week of Sept. 24-30. Delays, closures and detours can be possible in work zones, according to the FDOT report.
Woman killed crossing road in Charlotte County
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — A Punta Gorda woman was hit and killed while trying to cross Lake Babcock Drive Thursday morning. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the incident occurred around 7:48 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21. A 46-year-old woman was driving east in an SUV on Lake...
PORT CHARLOTTE | Local contractor offering free roof giveaway
Douglass Restoration, Inc. is offering a free roof through a giveaway after seeing neighbors struggle
Charlotte County crash leaves one dead and another seriously injured
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — One man, 37, was killed, and another, 20, was left seriously injured in a Charlotte County crash on I-75 Thursday morning. The 20-year-old man was traveling south on Interstate 75 in the center lane while the 37-year-old man was driving in the left lane near him.
'Our goal is to have one in every state': Human trafficking task force born in SW FL
Law enforcement leaders from five Southwest Florida counties have announced a shared goal: Creating a task force that will combat human trafficking in the region. Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry counties comprise the 20th Judicial Circuit, presided by State Attorney Amira Fox. Fox compared creating the new team to...
Manatee avenges 2022 loss, beats Port Charlotte in thriller: 3 takeaways
PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA- About one year ago to the day, Manatee hosted Port Charlotte over in Bradenton, but it didn't go too well for the Hurricanes. Port Charlotte ended up defeating Manatee in a 29-6 romp. Now, let's fast forward one year later. Jacquez Green’s program has gone ...