Forecasters say a disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico will soon become a tropical or subtropical storm that is headed for the northern Gulf Coast. On Thursday evening, the U.S. National Hurricane Center... Read More.
The city of Punta Gorda is taking the lead on getting rid of abandoned boats from waterways. The city previously has had to rely on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which brings... Read More.
The family of a Port Charlotte teenager who was killed while protecting his younger sister during a home invasion says he died a hero. Family spokeswoman Crystal Stone told reporters 15-year-old Khyler Edman was... Read More.
Sarasota County parks officials have come with a solution they hope will solve -or at least slow down- erosion issues at Blackburn Point Park in Osprey. Crews put in biodegradable coir logs along part... Read More.
Charlotte County veterans have been honored over the years, taking part in Southwest Florida honor flights. Now, they’ll be able to leave without having to travel too far. Starting next year, honor flights will... Read More.
Hurricane Dorian eroded long stretches of beaches when it pounded Florida’s eastern seashore, exposing clusters of sea turtle eggs. But experts say beachgoers who come across the eggs should not be too concerned because... Read More.
A motorcyclist who was thrown from his motorcycle had died from injuries sustained in the crash. Sunday night, 26-year-old Floyd Laycock was driving his motorcycle west on State Road 70 in the left lane,... Read More.