Man Hurt Jumping Out of Moving Car

A Punta Gorda man was airlifted to Lee Memorial Hospital last night for injuries received when authorities say he jumped out of a moving car. Punta Gorda PD say it happened at Harborside Avenue and Taylor Street around 11. The victim, who suffered serious injuries, has been identified as Ronald Jackson. Police tell NBC2 Jackson […]

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Teen Slasher In Juvenile Detention

The State Attorney’s Office hasn’t decided yet if a 13-year old boy accused of slashing a jogger’s throat Tuesday evening will be charged as a juvenile or an adult. The Herald-Tribune reports Assistant State Attorney Nicole Jones, who’s in charge of the case, says prosecutors will review reports from the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office before […]

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Charlotte County Facel Lift

Officials in Charlotte County are looking at ways they can spruce up the areas along county maintained roadways. WINK reports Planning and Zoning official Shuan Cullinan says they’re looking at U.S. 41, US 17 and Jones Loop for ways to improve how they look, including signage, building design, and landscaping. Cullinan says whatever is done, […]

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Venice Teen Busted in Alleged Slashing

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office says a 13-year-old Venice Middle School student’s been arrested on suspicion of attempted first degree murder. Deputies arrested him this morning as they investigate an attack on a jogger last night near Lemon Avenue and Bayshore Drive in Englewood. According to police a teenage boy started following Michael Baskind, then […]

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