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Police: North Port woman beat up man for watering plants
NORTH PORT, FL (WWSB) - North Port Police Department arrested a woman for reportedly beating a man for watering her plants.Helena Molnar, 75, was arrested on Friday for battery on a person 65 years or older.According to North Port Police Department, Molnar hit the man with a water jug after he water
Man caught trying to steal vehicle batteries from semi truck
Deputies arrested a man in Punta Gorda Saturday for trying to steal vehicle batteries from a semi truck.Anthony Kochanowski is charged with burglary, grand theft, and using tools to steal four vehicle batteries from a truck parked at the Pilot Gas Station on Jones Loop Road.
Man wanted for using stolen debit card
Authorities plan on charging him with burglary of a vehicle, theft, fraudulent use of credit card, retail theft and possession of personal information without authorization.
Police, Friends Say Rapper XXXtentacion's Murder Was Likely Robbery Gone Wrong
Although the 20 year old, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, had received widespread criticism for allegations of brutal domestic abuse, investigators have not determined a motive for the murder and have not yet made any arrests. Both police and members of his inner circle interviewed byNew Ti
Stolen bicycle recovered, suspect arrested within minutes of theft
PUNTA GORDA, FL (WWSB) - A Punta Gorda man may be the happiest victim of theft the Charlotte County Sheriff's office has ever seen after the man's bicycle was recovered mere minutes after it was stolen.According to CCSO, deputies responded to Publix, located at 4265 Tamiami Trail, on Saturday, where
FMPD Lt. Victor Medico graduates from FBI Training Academy | Fort Myers Florida Weekly
The Fort Myers Police Department announced that Lt. Victor Medico graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va., on June 8. Lt. Medico completed the internationally-known, 10-week law enforcement and academic program as part of a 232-member class from throughout the United States and 25 i
Water shut off and boil water advisories issued for North Port Neighborhood
NORTH PORT, FL (WWSB) - The City of North Port is reporting a temporary interruption in water service for all of Harbor Cove Mobile Home Park residents today.According to the North Port Utilities department, crews began at 1:20 p.m. to repair a 10-inch water main that will cause a water shut off for
South Florida's famous (and infamous) rappers
The group, which thelate Fresh Kid Ice(Christopher Wong Won) helped form with founding members Mr. Mixx (David Hobbs) and Amazing Vee (Yuri Vielot), became a household name after popular South Florida radio deejay Luther Campbell lured them to Miami -- minus Vielot -- and signed them to a record dea
Friend of woman murdered on FMB speaks out about Lois Riess
Barbara Pauls only knew 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson, of Bradenton, for a few months before she was befriended by accused murderer Lois Riess.
Fort Myers man sentenced to life in prison for 2016 attempted murder of taxi driver
Victor Wilson, 28, of Fort Myers, is going back to prison, this time for life, on attempted second degree murder charges for shooting at a cabbie in 2016.
Stone Crabs shut out Lakeland to earn split
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (June 19, 2018) -The Stone Crabs were victorious for the fourth straight game Tuesday, scoring twice in the bottom of the fifth to shut out the Lakeland Flying Tigers 2-0 in the first game of a doubleheader at Charlotte Sports Park.
Positively SWFL: Port Charlotte baker helps other women 'fulfill their dreams'
"When I became vegan I just wanted a donut... and there were no vegan donuts anywhere within a 50-mile radius, so I just decided I was always a cook. Let me try baking and baking is a science, and vegan baking is mad science," Smith said.
Boil water advisory issued for North Port Neighborhood
NORTH PORT, FL (WWSB) - The City of North Port is reporting a boil water advisory following a temporary interruption in water service for all of Harbor Cove Mobile Home Park residents today.According to the North Port Utilities department, crews began at 1:20 p.m. Monday to repair a 10-inch water ma
Lee County manager hits Bonita, Estero, Fort Myers Beach over paying for school cops
"It's been a bit frustrating, the amount of misinformation that's out there," said County Manager Roger Desjarlais during Tuesday's commission meeting. "It's being promoted by folks who really should know better."
Police: Man steals wallet and goes on shopping spree
NORTH PORT, FL (WWSB) - North Port Police Department is trying to identify a suspect who went on shopping spree with a stolen wallet.According to police, the suspect tried using the victim's debit card and the card declined at the Walmart in North Port.Police say the suspect decided to steal the ite
Port Charlotte woman wins millions in Lottery jackpot
Jodi Hinand, 56, of Port Charlotte claimed her winnings from the $1.3 million LUCKY MONEY jackpot from the June 8th drawing at the Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Stone Crabs walk off Lakeland 5-4
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (June 18, 2018)-Jermaine Palaciosslid around the tag at the plate to give the Charlotte Stone Crabs a 5-4 walk-off win in 11 innings Monday at Charlotte Sports Park.
Food found 'surrounded by rat droppings' at South Florida BBQ restaurant, report states
I have been eating at Dixie Pig for years and, unfortunately, I won't be dining there again.
Florida has more to lose with sea rise than anywhere else in the U.S., new study says
By 2045, nearly 64,000 homes in Florida face flooding every other day. Half of those are in South Florida.
Tickets go on sale at Atlanta Braves new spring training home in North Port
NORTH PORT, Fla. -- In less than two years, the Atlanta Braves will call the Bay area home during spring training.