Homeless Man Arrested for North Port Murder

North Port Police say a 22-year old homeless man, identified as Nicholas Luciano’s been arrested for allegedly stabbing someone to death. NBC2 reports someone called 911 around 4 this morning to report a man covered in blood near Bullard Avenue. Investigators searched the surrounding area for the next couple of hours, and found a body […]

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Feds offer to phase out LIP funding

The feds may send a lifeline to Florida lawmakers as they try reaching a budget deal. The state says it has received a letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services saying it would phase out the LIP program over the next few years. This gives the state time to fund the program that […]

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North Port FEMA Scandal Whistle Blower Fired

The North Port city employee who blew the whistle on Public Works Department personnel cheating on FEMA exams has been fired…. http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WENG-052215-Jennings-Whistle Blower Fired VO.mp3 The Herald Tribune reports Richard Tirado was let go for calling in sick and not giving his supervisor a note from his doctor. Tirado thinks he was canned as payback […]

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North Port Whistle Blower Canned

The man who blew the whistle on North Port Public Works Department personnel cheating on FEMA exams has been fired by the city. The Herald-Tribune reports Richard Tirado was canned for not giving his supervisor a doctor’s note after he called in sick. That followed a three day suspension for uysing profaniry in the workplace. […]

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