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Harwich man killed in car vs bicycle crash in Florida

Florida Highway Patrol/CWNVENICE, FL– A Harwich native was killed in a car vs bicycle crash in Venice, FL on October 30th. William “Jack” Harrison, 68, was one of four bicyclists struck by an elderly woman on Center Road. The Florida Highway Patrol report says the bicyclists turned left into the pat


North Port:  Home health worker arrest on three counts of possessing material depicting children and depiction of sexual acts | The Uncensored Report

Luis Gonzalez appears to be another dirt bag that is off the streets of North Port today. One home health worker (his occupation), I would not want around my relatives.He was arrested yesterday on two counts of of possessing material depicting children and sexual conduct. On those two charges no


North Port:  The Boundless Adventures Playground at the Garden of the Five Senses (4299 Pan American Boulevard) continues toward completion. | The Uncensored Report

About the ProjectThe FY2018 Capital Improvement Program includes $589,000 for the design, purchase and installation of a Boundless Playground at the Garden of the Five Senses.


Venice High School student gets wish granted after being diagnosed with cancer

VENICE, Fla. — A high school student who is battling cancer expected her day to be like every other at Venice High School, but she was wrong.


Four Ohio prison escapees caught in Venice

Four fugitives from Adams County, Ohio, are back in jail after being apprehended in Venice.


A broken coffee mug and a fight at a school bus stop put two in the hospital, cops say

While millions of Americans were casting their ballots Tuesday morning, a fight was erupting between two women, one armed with a broken coffee mug, at a Florida school bus stop.


Fake cash used at Port Charlotte garage sale

“[I] saw a $20 and the president's face and that was good for me, I just put it in my pocket,” Kelley Doran said.


Port Charlotte woman ripped off at garage sale by counterfeit bills

“It definitely felt like paper,” she said. “It did not feel like money. And you can’t see the hologram, all that type of stuff in it.”


North Port Police is investigating an aggravated battery which occurred at Aero Ave & Eager St  | The Uncensored Report

Join my group and get by FB’s algorithms that limit the number of my postings that will appear. Just click here and add your friends too:North Port Police is investigating an aggravated battery which occurred at Aero Ave & Eager StNorth Port Police DepartmentNPPD is investigating an aggravated batte


North Port Man Charged With Child Pornography

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Deputy injured in I-75 crash in Charlotte County

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Charlotte County deputy and another driver sustained minor injuries in a crash on Interstate 75 Thursday night.According to Florida Highway Patrol, it all started with an animal on the roadway just before 10 p.m.Deputy Richard Nelson was driving a marked Charlotte County


Pedestrian killed in crosswalk, FHP reports

Edward John Bedingfield, 46, of Port Charlotte, was driving on Gertrude Avenue and made a right turn onto Aaron Street, striking the pedestrian, who was walking on or near the crosswalk, according to FHP.


Fatality reported in Port Charlotte crash Thursday morning

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Troopers are on the scene of a fatal crash on Gertrude Avenue in Port Charlotte Thursday morning.It happened just before 7 a.m. at the intersection with Aaron Street, just north of Fawcett Memorial Hospital.There is roadblock reported in the area.No other details are availabl


North Port kids undergo counseling after 2 women get in bloody fight at school bus stop

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Person killed after being pinned underneath van in Port Charlotte

One person is dead after getting pinned underneath a van in Port Charlotte.It happened at the corner of Gertrude Avenue and Aaron Street.Officials have closed the intersection to all traffic.The Florida Highway Patrol and Charlotte County Sheriff's Office are investigating.Stay tuned for updates.© C


RECOUNT: Rick Scott to Sue Broward County Election Supervisor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Gov. Rick Scott announced in a Thursday night presser that he plans to file a lawsuit against Broward County's Election Supervisor Brenda Snipes for failing to provide information about outstanding ballots yet to be counted. Scott also says he is directing FDLE to investigate the


VIDEO: Man steals thousands of dollars worth of tools from boat storage facility

It happened around 4:30am last Friday at the Emerald Point Condos boat storage on Marion Avenue. The suspect cut two holes in the fence after parking his silver or light-colored, four-door pickup at the business next door on Orchid Drive. In the video, you can see the suspect’s pickup in the top rig


Charlotte County Sheriff identifies deputies involved in Monday shooting

One caller followed the man who claimed to have an AK 47, later identified as George Smith, and was communicating the scene to 911 dispatchers, Prummell said.


Restaurant News in Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, Nov. 8-14

Gino Calleja, proprietor and executive chef, is known in Sarasota for his years at the helm of Siesta Key Oyster Bar and before that Mattison’s City Grille. He also brings years of experience from restaurants in New York City and treasured recipes passed down through generations from his mother Dona


House damaged by fire in Port Charlotte

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- A house fire has left a homeowner with some pretty hefty damage inside.It happened Wednesday afternoon in the 2000 block of Sunninglow Street in Port Charlotte.Crews got a call about white smoke coming from the roof. When firefighters got there they found the fire in a back