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1 hr ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

EXCLUSIVE: An inside look at Child Protection teams

The Department of Children and Families tells WINK News, a Cape Coral infant, allegedly shaken by his father, continues to fight for his life in a Miami hospital.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Lee County, FL, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

5 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

2 Charlotte County schools are back in session

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Two of Charlotte County's elementary schools are back in session as of today, so the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is asking everyone to use caution when driving, particularly around the school zones and school buses.

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Related Topix: Punta Gorda, FL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

CCSO: Man shoots at another on I-75 in road rage incident

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested Joey Pinhiero, 20, yesterday after they say he shot at another vehicle on I-75 in a road rage incident.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

CCSO searches for shoplifting suspects

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying two men and their vehicle who have allegedly been involved in multiple instances of shoplifting at local Walmart stores.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

NBC2 News

Charlotte County utility managing chemical spill

On Thursday July 17, 2014, due to a fitting failure, Burnt Store Water Reclamation Facility had aminimal spill of bleach .

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Related Topix: Collier County, FL, Naples, FL, Lee County, FL

Thu Jul 17, 2014

STN Online

New Agreement for School Bus CNG Infrastructure Fueling Growth in Florida

The Charlotte County Public Schools signed an agreement last month with CNG provider Nopetro to construct and finance a fueling station as well as supporting infrastructure contingent on Type C school buses being manufactured to run on the alternative fuel.

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Related Topix: Punta Gorda, FL, Leon County, FL, Education Etc.

Wed Jul 16, 2014

NBC2 News

Charlotte County drains get worked over after rains

Heavy rains in Charlotte County are keeping public works crews busy. Drainage and storm water complaints from county residents have come streaming in.

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL

NBC2 News

Four teens arrested in Englewood boat equipment thefts

On Tuesday, four Englewood area teens were arrested on charges relating to several boat thefts over the past few months.

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Related Topix: Englewood, FL, Placida, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Four teens arrested in Englewood boat equipment thefts

On Tuesday, four Englewood area teens were arrested on charges relating to several boat thefts over the past few months.

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Related Topix: Placida, FL, Rotonda, FL

Tue Jul 15, 2014

NBC2 News

Car fire slows traffic in Charlotte County

The driver escaped a highly dangerous situation Tuesday afternoon in the 2400 block of Tamiami Trail after the car caught fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Port Charlotte, FL

NBC2 News

Penny tax debated in Charlotte County

Commissioners met to finalize their wish list that would be paid through an extension of the one percent tax often known as a penny tax in Charlotte County.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Penny tax hearing

Happening today, Charlotte county commissioners want to hear from you on extending a one percent sales tax for county improvements.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Guest columnist - An emotional trip back to Arcadia

The television just can't do it justice. Until you see the devastation brought on by Hurricane Charley first-hand, you can't really comprehend how much damage such a large hurricane can bring to a community.

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Related Topix: Arcadia, FL, Pinellas County, FL, Desoto County, FL, Opinion

KOB-TV

Operation Wedding Gown offers dresses to military brides

A nationwide program is offering free wedding gowns to military wives-to-be as a thank you for the sacrifices they make while their fiance is deployed.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Port Charlotte, FL

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Englewood Review

Englewood Archives raises funds toward their 8K goal

David Dignam of Key Agency became another GOLD sponsor of the newly formed Friends of the Englewood Archives.

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Related Topix: Englewood, FL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

NBC2 News

Father, son save Port Charlotte woman from fire

While fireworks were bursting in air on Fourth of July, one Port Charlotte woman's home went up in flames.

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL, Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Fort Myers, FL, Fort Myers Beach, FL

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Burglary suspect reportedly stabs dog during a fight

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- An Englewood man has been arrested on warrants involving three different cases on a variety of charges including burglary, battery, theft, dealing in stolen property and cruelty to animals.

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Related Topix: Englewood, FL, Sarasota County, FL

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Water restored but precautionary boil notice remains in Port Charlotte

Water line has been repaired in a section of Port Charlotte but not without lingering problems.

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Water main break causes road closures in Port Charlotte

As a result, Paulson Drive, between Prineville Street and Veterans Boulevard, is closed .

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL

Mon Jul 07, 2014

NBC2 News

Cultural Center hosts Christmas in July Bazaar

It's a true family tradition. Join us for the 45th Annual Christmas in July Bazaar July 11, 12 and 13 at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County.

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