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WOMAN INJURED IN GULF COVE CRASH

A PORT CHARLOTTE WOMAN WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT IN SOUTH GULF COVE YESTERDAY.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 46 YEAR OLD JEFFREY COOK OF ENGLEWOOD WAS NORTHBOUND ON ST. PAUL DRIVE NORTH OF MANGO CIRCLE JUST AFTER NOON WHEN HE LOST CONTROL OF HIS 2007 HARLEY DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLE.  THE BIKE OVERTURNED SEVERAL TIMES, […]

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SUV CRASHES INTO TRACTOR TRAILER

AN ARCADIA WOMAN WAS SLIGHTLY INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT ON THE INTERSTATE EARLY THIS MORNING.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 22 YEAR OLD BRITTANY GARROD WAS NORTHBOUND ON 75 JUST NORTH OF THE JONES LOOP ROAD EXIT AROUND 2:30AM WHEN SHE TRIED TO CHANGE LANES AND RAN INTO THE PATH OF A TRACTOR TRAILER THAT […]

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SCAT BUS CHANGES TAKE EFFECT SATURDAY

SARASOTA COUNTY AREA TRANSIT WILL IMPLEMENT SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO SOME OF ITS ROUTES AND SCHEDULES BEGINNING TOMORROW.  THE COUNTY SAYS THE CHANGES WILL IMPROVE FREQUENCY CONNECTION OPTIONS IN VENICE, NORTH PORT, AND ENGLEWOOD.  THE CHANGES INCLUDE THE ROUTE 26 VENICE CONNECTOR, WHICH WILL MERGE WITH MOST OF ROUTE 13, WHICH SERVICES VENICE ISLAND.  THE PORTION […]

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MAN ARRESTED IN JEWELRY STORE BURGLARY

AN ENGLEWOOD MAN WAS ARRESTED TODAY AFTER A LOCAL PAWN BROKER NOTICED HE WAS TRYING TO PAWN ITEMS STOLEN DURING A ROBBERY EARLIER THIS WEEK.  SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 22 YEAR OLD MICAH BURCH WAS THE MAN THAT BROKE INTO THE DEARBORN STREET JEWELRY STORE JUST AFTER 12:30 MONDAY MORNING BY SLITHERING THROUGH AN AIR […]

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MORE CHARGES FILED AGAINST PLACIDA MAN

DETECTIVES OF THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE FILED FIVE MORE CHARGES AGAINST A MAN WHO DROVE AROUND PALM ISLAND ON A GOLF CART WITH A SHOTGUN THREATENING TO KILL HIMSELF AND OTHERS LAST SUNDAY.  DEPUTIES SAY 57 YEAR OLD THOMAS CAMPBELL CALLED HIS SON IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA AROUND 9:30PM SUNDAY AND SAID HE HAD A […]

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