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Man found dead in woods had been missing for days. Now his death has been ruled a homicide

Investigators have confirmed that the death of a man found in a wooded area in Myakka City on Monday afternoon was a homicide, and that it was the same man deputies had been searching for since he was reported missing six days prior. The death of Jose Barajas-Santibanez, 42, has now been ruled a ho


One injured after pick-up-truck crashes into home

NORTH PORT, Fla - - One person was transported to the hospital after crashing a pick-up-truck into a home. It happened in the 6400 block of Safford Terrace in North Port. No injuries are reported for the resident but the driver of the truck was transported to a hospital. North Port Police and Fire a

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-11-24 20:45:55

Book events for the week of Nov. 26-Dec.2

The Wednesday Evening Book Discussion group meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday at North Port Library to discuss Graeme Simsion's "The Rosie Project." New members welcome. Juliano Room, 13800 N. Tamiami Trail, North Port. 941-861-1300. Georgia's Short and Satisfying Book Club discusses "The Conjugal Angel," t

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 19:31:13

Pickup truck slams into North Port home

Police and fire crews are working a crash that occurred on Friday afternoon involving a pickup truck and a house. The truck slammed into the house in the 6400 block of Safford Terrace in North Port. The vehicle's driver is being transported, according to police. There were no injuries to the home's

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-25 00:23:00

2-year-old girl rescued from drowning

A 2-year-old girl nearly drowned in a pond but was rescued by a neighbor who got to her just in time. Wesley Northrup said he was leaving his apartment at the Seven Palms complex in Punta Gorda Monday morning when he spotted the toddler floating facedown in the water. "I immediately just ran into th


Punta Gorda man arrested after 2-year old daughter is found unresponsive in a lake

PUNTA GORDA, FL (WWSB) - A Punta Gorda man was arrested Tuesday after his 2-year-old daughter nearly drowned in a lake at the Seven Palms Apartments on Slash Pine Circle, according to the Punta Gorda Police Department. Neighbors saw the girl face down in the lake, unresponsive, and nearby resident W

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-11-23 14:15:00

New program at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda teaching tools for success

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. A new program at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda on Marion Avenue gives students with developmental disabilities hands-on job training. WINK News reporter Kristi Gross explains how the program is impacting lives. MORE: District unveils new programs for Bonita Springs High School MORE:

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 00:27:52

2-year-old girl nearly drowns in pond at Punta Gorda apartment complex

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. A 2-year-old girl nearly drowned Monday in a pond at Seven Palms Apartments on Slash Pine Circle, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office said. Nearby resident Wesley Northrop found the child unresponsive and floating in the pond at the apartment complex on the 1200 block of Slash Pi


Snowflake Council Meeting full of smiles ... and surprises

SNOWFLAKE - Council member Terril Kay, elected in 2014 for a four-year term, resigned Nov. 14 during the regular council session. President of Kay Supply in Taylor since 2001 and member of the Snowflake Economic Development Committee, Kay is well known throughout Snowflake and Taylor for his ties to

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Silver Creek Senior Center menu

The Silver Creek Senior Center, 1658 S. Main St., Snowflake, offers lunch. Cost is $5 for over 60 years of age or $5.50 under 60. Soup and salad bar only is $3. Lunch is served from noon-1 p.m. All meals come with beverage, dessert, salad bar and soup. The thrift store is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Live Black Friday coverage from the craziest Anderson stores

Black Friday lines, somewhat dampened by stores opening on Thursday, will be back in the wee hours of the morning Friday as people stuffed after Thanksgiving head out into the cold to get good bargains. Lines at Best Buy in Anderson were long by dinner time on Thanksgiving and will stretch out again

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-11-24 02:16:09

Mobile billboard reminds holiday shoppers of Upstate's unsolved cases, missing people

The Freedom Fighters activist group said a mobile billboard showcasing the unsolved homicide and missing persons cases will be traveling to busy shopping centers this weekend as the holiday shopping season kicks in to full swing. Freedom Fighters founder Traci Fant said the billboard features 40 lar

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-24 21:28:00

Toddler dies after closing neck in window of Ford F-350

A Laurens County toddler was killed in a freak accident after the power window of a Ford F-350 closed on his neck, Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said. McCarson Allen Porter, 2, of Clinton, died in the hospital Wednesday night despite efforts to revive him, Addis said. McCarson's father had been

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-11-24 21:09:21

Toddler killed after power window of father's truck closes on his neck, coroner says

A toddler from Laurens County was killed when the power window of his father's work truck closed on his neck, Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said Friday. The incident, which happened Wednesday night in Seneca, was ruled an accident, Addis said. McCarson Allen Porter, 2, of Clinton, was pronounced

WYFF4.COM - 2017-11-24 20:00:00

A tax plan from hell, or somewhere close to it

First, an announcement: My buddy Allen Senn and I have decided to drop the term "Redneck" from the name of our two-man think tank, as it doesn't seem like quite the right image for us. We were thinking maybe "Southern-Fried" would be better but have decided for the time-being just to call it the Pi

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-11-24 12:00:06

Holiday Hope Fund chasing daunting goal, again

The numbers don't lie. With a $100,000 goal to be met in just 31 days, there is a lot of work to be done. 3,600 toys need to be received or bought for children to open on Christmas morning. More than 1,200 names on 1,200 red tags are spread throughout Hamblen County on 10 trees. Most importantly, hu

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 16:57:00

Kindergarteners share how to cook a turkey

Russell Peak I would start it on the oven then pull the skin off. Then I'd eat it. I would put cheese and ranch dressing on it. I'd cook it for five minutes. Gracen McAdams I'd shoot one and put it in the oven and bake it for 20 hours. I'd put ketchup, pizza sauce and pepperoni on it. I'd also put m


Coroner identifies Fair Play man killed in moped crash

A 47 year-old man driving a moped died Wednesday night after being struck by another vehicle. James Ray Hall, of Fair Play, was driving a moped and headed north on S.C. 59 near Cleveland Creek Road around 6 p.m. when he was struck from behind and thrown from the moped, Oconee County Coroner Karl Add

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-11-23 15:17:04

Unofficial results coming in for city council seat runoff races in Mauldin, Simpsonville

The unofficial votes are coming in for multiple runoff races in the Upstate. Voters in Mauldin and Simpsonville took to the polls on Tuesday to decide who would win the city council seats. In Mauldin, Terry Merritt has received 650 votes so far for seat three for city council. James Kennedy has rece


Texas authorities search for suspect in fatal shooting of state - FOX Carolina 21

(CNN) -- A trooper for the Texas Department of Public Safety was shot and killed Thursday south of Dallas and officials are looking for the man they believe is responsible. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the TXDPS trooper shot and killed this afternoon in Freestone County," said a statement fro

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-11-24 03:35:00