PUNTA GORDA — Two bronze plaques are now part of the Vietnam Memorial Wall of Southwest Florida in Punta Gorda.
PUNTA GORDA — Charlotte County firefighters rescued two cats from a house fire off Washington Loop Road Monday after an electrical conduit started a fire that burned a hole in the roof.
PUNTA GORDA — A North Port man was arrested Monday after allegedly attempting to steal potted plants from the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Training Pavilion.
VENICE — Authorities are urging people to check on caregivers after three elderly people died — and another attempted suicide — in Sarasota County on Monday and Tuesday.
PORT CHARLOTTE — Kimberley Martin would be helping her son, 2-year-old Wayne Schaefer Jr., pick out his Halloween costume during this time of year.
Authorities evacuated The Home Depot in Englewood Monday afternoon after a suspicious item resembling an explosive device was found in the Garden Center. The Southwest Florida Regional Bomb Squad responded and determined the item contained nothing explosive, according to the Charlotte County…
PUNTA GORDA — A Port Charlotte man was sentenced to nine years in prison Monday for various drug charges, the State Attorney’s Office reported.
PUNTA GORDA — Florida International Air Show is coming up Nov. 1-3 at Punta Gorda Airport. The Sun asked the performers this year to answer some questions about themselves and the future of airshows.
PUNTA GORDA — A former Charlotte County Sheriff's Office deputy has been dismissed from a lawsuit involving a man who died at the Charlotte County Jail after a weekend in custody for a DUI offense.
PUNTA GORDA — The city could take the final steps Wednesday to establish a new ordinance speeding up the removal of derelict boats.
PUNTA GORDA — For older adults, trips and falls are one of the top causes of death, unintentional injuries and hospital admissions for trauma, according to the Punta Gorda Fire Department.