CCSO’s Major Crimes detectives have charged a 15 year old Port Charlotte boy with three counts of sexual battery over incidents that allegedly occurred when he was 14 and the victim was 8 years old. A sheriff’s department spokesperson says the investigation started earlier this month when the girl’s mother called them to say her […]
Rick Scott has joined his colleagues in Washington for a meeting with the President. The President last night hosted a black-tie dinner for the National Governors’ Association, saying he looked forward to working with all of them over the next two years. Today he sits down with the governors to discuss their common ground.
Today begins National Invasive Species Awareness Week. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission counts over 500 non-native species living in the state, and may do not have natural predators. While most exotic wildlife does not pose a danger, some fish, snakes, and plants can quickly disrupt Florida’s ecosystem.
Jurors in Charlotte County have sided with two big tobacco companies. They have ruled in favor of RJ Reynolds and Phillip Morris USA. Donald McMannis sued the companies, accusing them of getting his late wife hooked on cigarettes decades ago. Barbara McMannis died from lung cancer in 1995 after years of trying to quit smoking. […]
North Port’s boys’ basketball team can see the top of the mountain. The Bobcats have one more hill to climb as they seek their first state touranment berth in program history. North Port defeated Pinellas Park yesterday 58-22 in the 7A regional playoffs. The Bobcats have won 15 straight games and have a 21-7 record […]