Another Drive-By Shooting In Newtown

Police searching for the person who fired shots at a home in Newtown late yesterday. Witnesses say it was a drive-by shooting in the 1400 block of 19th Street. No one reportedly in the house at the time. The investigation being stepped up because it’s only two weeks since another drive-by shooting in Newtown left […]

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Punta Gorda Tower Staffers to be Paid by FAA

The first flight control tower at the Punta Gorda Airport will soon be staffed. And that staff will be paid by the FAA — or the Federal Aviation Administration. The executive director of the Charlotte County Airport Authority, Gary Quill said they expect the tower to go live in about six weeks now that they […]

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New Charges In Brotherton Murder

More charges today against the man accused of murdering an off-duty SCAT bus driver in November. In addition to murder charges, deputies are now charging 31-year-old Charles Hill with kidnapping and robbery with a firearm. He’s accused in the death of James Brotherton of Port Charlotte. The two were shown in a bank ATM surveillance […]

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Arrested For Stealing From Assisted Living Residents

Arrested for stealing jewelry from residents on an assisted living facility. Police in Venice say two former employees of the Bella Vita assisted living facility have been arrested in a string of jewelry thefts. Now, 43-year-old Thomas King and 44-year-old Shawn Mangin are in jail, charged with stealing a number of jewelry items from residents […]

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