VENICE — A woman died in a car crash Monday evening in a U.S. 41 Bypass construction zone.
PORT CHARLOTTE — A Port Charlotte man was arrested Jan. 19 after he was found in possession of five people’s personal information and the tools to fabricate fraudulent credit cards, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.
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In anticipation of near-freezing temperatures forecast for Tuesday night, Charlotte County will open a cold shelter at the Homeless Coalition, 1476 Kenesaw St., Port Charlotte.
DESOTO COUNTY — An 85-year-old woman is in critical condition at Lee Memorial Hospital after a late-night shooting in the 1000 block of the Golden Melody Subdivision in DeSoto County Monday.
A company that owns Wendy’s restaurants in North Port and Punta Gorda has been fined for violating child labor laws, according to federal investigators.
PUNTA GORDA — Lola Rodriquez and her family run three generations deep in Punta Gorda. Her mother, Alma Carree, and daughter, Caicendra Anderson, had their front-lawn chairs set and ready to celebrate the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade as it moved down Mary Street Monday.
PORT CHARLOTTE — This year’s flu is bringing more people to the emergency room than expected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
BARTOW — By Monday, no one had publicly shared a plan yet on how to fix a leak of phosphate manufacturing fluids at Mosaic Company’s Bartow plant discovered Oct. 23.
PLANTATION — A Venice man was in critical condition Saturday after the vehicle he was driving jumped a curb, hit a tree and rolled over twice in The Plantation community.
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