Two North Port men were airlifted to area hospitals after a crash Wednesday on I-75 in Sarasota County. The FHP says 52-year-old Paul Gonyon ran off the road into the median when he unknowingly... Read More.
The ex-Punta Gorda police officer who fatally shot a 73-year-old woman during a citizens training exercise will not face any jail time. Lee Coel will instead plead no contest to second degree manslaughter and... Read More.
Authorities in Venice have charged a 94-year-old man with first-degree murder for fatally shooting his 80-year-old wife, who had been suffering from dementia. The Venice Police Department tweeted that Wayne Juhlin told detectives Monday... Read More.
Police in Charlotte County say two Port Charlotte men stole a pair of chainsaws…then tried to sell them back to the victim. Saturday night, a man told officers two chainsaws had been stolen from... Read More.
Police in North Port are investigating after a husband and wife were found dead over the weekend. Around 1am Saturday, police were called to a home in the 5000 block of Lady Slipper Avenue for... Read More.
State law enforcement officers have fatally shot a man during a drug search at a North Port home. A spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement says the agency’s special operations team was... Read More.
State Rep. Margaret Good reported raising $450,000 in the first fundraising quarter since announcing her campaign to unseat U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan in District 16. A news release from Good’s campaign said it is... Read More.
Out-of-town elections groups are getting involved in Venice city elections. A number of campaign mailers have popped up, all with out-of-town addressees. The most recent ones that have came around were paid for by... Read More.
A Venice shopping center that was once the home of a long-closed KMart finally has a new tenant. Marshalls will open its doors in the Jacaranda Plaza off of the US-41 Bypass this week.... 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.