A Cape Coral detective has quit his job at the police department. The department has already suspended Kordelle McKissack, but he has now admitted in federal court that he left his last job because of a rape claim. McKissack allegedly lied when he applied for the Cape Coral job 13 years ago.
Part of I-75 northbound in Punta Gorda shut down midday following a crash. The sheriff’s office says it happened near Jones Loop Road. It also says it involved a semi truck. Deputies worked with the highway patrol to shut down at least one lane. No one reports any injuries.
A North Port man faces 35 counts of animal cruelty. The sheriff’s office has accused 60-year-old Andrew Gerberich of failing to provide enough food, water, and medical care for 35 cats in his home. Animal Services responded last week to a welfare check on White Ibis Drive. The fire department provided information showing several cats […]
The Coast Guard wants boaters in the region to use caution this holiday weekend after recent incidents. These incidents include the disappearance of a family of four off the coast near Englewood, as well as a man’s death following a boat collision near Boca Grande. Officials want people to prepare themselves by having the right […]
One of the world’s largest online destinations for home furnishings and decor has announced the best places for a backyard party this summer. Wayfair has named several places from Florida in its top 20. These include Punta Gorda, which has cracked it at #12. The rankings stem from Wayfair.com sales data by region of outdoor […]