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4 local Winn-Dixie stores closing in bankruptcy

The chain's other 11 stores in Sarasota and Manatee counties will remain open during the restructuring, parent company says Four Winn-Dixie grocery stores will close of the 11 in Sarasota and Manatee counties as the chain's parent company, Southeastern Grocers, files for bankruptcy protection and re

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-03-16 08:44:38

Man accused of hiding in women's bathroom to take photos

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- A Charlotte County man is accused of hiding inside a women's bathroom stall to secretly take photos of women in a Port Charlotte Publix. Deputies say 23-year-old Erik Sockwell was seen on surveillance cameras entering the women's room of the store on S. McCall Road back on Ja

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-03-16 15:53:13

Woman who stabbed man to death during Florida kidnapping was informant in Natalee Holloway case

NORTH PORT, Fla. -Scripps station WFTS in Tampa has confirmed that John Ludwick, who claimed to have helped Joran van Der Sloot dispose of Natalee Holloway's body, was stabbed to death by Emily Heistand. There are multiple videos on YouTube, posted by Gabriel Madrigal, that show Heistand discussing

ABC2 NEWS - 2018-03-16 10:40:14

Vehicle crashes into pond in North Port

NPPD is reporting that the vehicle drove off the roadway and into the pond. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time. NPPD is reporting that the vehicle drove off the roadway and into the pond. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time. (Courtesy: North Port Police) NORTH PORT, FL (WWSB)

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-03-16 15:08:00

Fire breaks out at Punta Gorda sports bar

A fire broke out Friday morning at Emil's Sports Bar and Grill in Punta Gorda. There are no active flames at this time, but crews are going to the restaurant to look for hot spots. Sandhill Boulevard is closed from Capricorn Boulevard to Kings Highway so fire crews can move in and out. No injuries a

NBC 2 - 2018-03-16 15:08:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Price Blvd. in North Port cleared after crash

The North Port Police Department is reporting a three-vehicle crash has closed all lanes of West Price Boulevard. The crash occurred just after 7:30 a.m. Friday morning. NORTH PORT, FL (WWSB) - Police have cleared a multi-vehicle crash at West Price Boulevard and Glenallen Boulevard. The North Port

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-03-16 12:08:00

8 rescued from fire at Caspersen Beach Park near Venice

One person is hospitalized in the blaze, which burned about 10 acres. SARASOTA COUNTY -- Eight people were rescued and one person was injured when a brush fire burned about 10 acres at Caspersen Beach Park on Thursday, the Venice Fire Department reports. According to the fire department, a fire was

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-03-16 15:27:00

Shopping plaza fire closes roadway in Punta Gorda

Deputies say that the fire has closed Sandhill Boulevard as crews work to extinguish the flames. Drivers are asked to use alternate routes. (Source: ABC 7 WWSB) PUNTA GORDA, FL (WWSB) - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is assisting firefighters at the scene of a fire at the Deep Creek Commons

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-03-16 11:29:00