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Port Charlotte, Florida is located in Charlotte County. Zip codes in Port Charlotte, FL include 33954, 33981, and 33953. The median home price in Port Charlotte is $139,900 which is roughly $80/per square foot. More Port Charlotte information.

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Local news for Port Charlotte, FL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

5 hrs ago | American Baby

Could Labor Be Considered Child Abuse?

That's the scary implication behind one hospital's attempt to keep a mom-to-be from trying a vaginal birth after previous C-sections .

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9 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Punta Gorda man busted on multiple drug charges during traffic stop

A Punta Gorda man was arrested on multiple drug charges on Tuesday after being pulled over for failing to stop at a stop sign.

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9 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Store workers arrested for selling synthetic drugs

After members of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at the Chevron station, they say they located nine foil packets of a substance that tested positive for synthetic marijuana.

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12 hrs ago | Englewood Review

Advanced Medical Massage announces new Englewood office

Advanced Medical Massage has recently opened a new office in Englewood. Owner Jeff McCrocklin is a Certified Medical Massage Therapist in Charlotte County and has served the Englewood and Port Charlotte area for the past two years.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Bird nests halt Sunshine Lake cleanup, cost taxpayers

WINK News has confirmed that nesting blue herons are costing Charlotte County taxpayers more than $5,000 per day.

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Daily World

Woman in legal fight over C-section delivers baby

A Cape Coral, Fla., woman who took a Charlotte County hospital to federal court to avoid having her fourth cesarean section delivered a boy this weekend after agreeing to deliver by C-section at Cape Coral Hospital.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

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CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of a 17-year-old girl who may be headed out of state to be with a 23-year-old man.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Doctor: No such thing as 'forced C-section'

A Charlotte County hospital reportedly threatened a Cape Coral mother with legal action if she didn't have a C-Section.

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The Evening Sun

Our bodies are not subject to hostile takeovers

I'm a 25-year-old woman currently without any children. One day, perhaps I'll be lucky enough to raise the coolest little kiddo around.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

NBC2 News

Mom who tried to fight hospital's push for C-section gets vocal support

Answering a Facebook campaign to show support, dozens swarmed the sidewalks in front of a Port Charlotte Hospital Sunday picketing against the hospital's insistence for a Cape Coral's mother to have a birth by C-section.

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NBC2 News

Luxxor gaming business robbed Saturday night

A search is underway for an armed man, responsible for robbing the Luxxor internet gaming casino off Lee Boulevard in Lehigh Acres Saturday night at 10. Members of the Lee County Sheriff's Office searched the immediate area by the ground and air in hopes of locating the two suspects who burst into the facility, showing weapons and demanded money.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Nesting birds back up Charlotte County waterway project

A contractor hired by Charlotte County is getting paid to do nothing. Birds nested in Port Charlotte waterways filled with algae, and as long as the wildlife stays, the crews can't remove the algae.

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NBC2 News

Nesting birds back up Charlotte County waterway project

A contractor hired by Charlotte County is getting paid to do nothing. Birds nested in Port Charlotte waterways filled with algae, and as long as the wildlife stays, the crews can't remove the algae.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Woman out $17,000 after company files her taxes incorrectly

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Port Charlotte woman claimed H&R Block filed her taxes wrong for the last six years, costing her thousands of dollars.

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Wisconsin Gazette

Florida hospital threatens to force pregnant patient to undergo cesarean surgery

A Florida hospital has threatened to force a pregnant patient to undergo cesarean surgery against her will and to report her to child welfare authorities for exercising her right to medical decision-making.

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NBC2 News

Desperate need for special guardians in Lee County

The number of cases in the court system involving children is up dramatically in Lee County.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Authorities investigating Facebook pic of gun to cat's head

Executive Director of the Animal Welfare League in Port Charlotte Sharon Thomas was almost brought to tears after seeing a Facebook post of a man holding a cat by its scruff and pointing a gun at it.

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NBC2 News

Crane knocks out power along US-41 corridor in Port Charlotte

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is handing an incident near US-41 and Harbor Blvd where a crane fell on a power line, knocking out power to many traffic lights along the US-41 corridor.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Crane knocks out power along US 41 in Port Charlotte

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of an incident near US 41 and Harbor Blvd. in which a crane fell on a power line, knocking out power to many traffic lights along the US 41 corridor.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Englewood Review

Group awards scholarships to adult students

The Business and Professional Women of Englewood and Venice recently honored 2 scholarship recipients.

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