WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Naples police weekend activity report
The victim/reporter advised fishing equipment was stolen from his boat sometime between August 22nd and September 3rd. The equipment was not stored within any secure area on the boat.
All About Jazz
PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Moving from the Disco Ball to the Jazz Supper Club
Singer Evelyn Thomas, best known for 1980s hit songs in the disco and Hi-NRG dance club genre, is revisiting her roots as a singer. While not abandoning her dance music work, she has gone back to jazz.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Which Worthy Players Weren't Called Up From Durham Bulls?
Mar 5, 2014; Port Charlotte, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Mikie Mahtook at bat against the New York Yankees at Charlotte Sports Park. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports With the Durham Bulls' season ending on Saturday, the Tampa Bay Rays promoted a trio of players to join the club for the last couple of weeks of the season.
Forecast: Tracking Monday's rain chances
Partly to mostly cloudy sky conditions are expected tonight with overnight lows in the low to mid 70s. Though much of the region will stay dry; a few lingering showers will remain possible this evening.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Kirchman blasts 818 series, Cuebas and Stetter fire 300s to top area high scores
Todd Kirchman of Sarasota has been a solid, high-average performer for many years, but until two nights ago, he had never rolled an 800-plus series. That all changed in the La Malinche Restaurant League at Sarasota Lanes, when the 43-year-old righthander pounded out an 818 series on games of 299, 257 and 262, and his performance headlines this weekend's Examiner.com report on high scores from bowling leagues in the Sarasota-Manatee-Charlotte County area..
Norwalk Citizen News
When sinkholes open, they can swallow fortunes
This March 5, 2013 file aerial photo shows the giant sinkhole at the home of Jeff Bush in Seffner, Fla. The huge sinkhole opened up under a bedroom in the home on Thursday, Feb. 28, and swallowed Jeff Bush, 37. Officials gave up hope of finding Bush alive and filled in the hole with crushed rock.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
FOX 4 Now
A "holy war" over business sign?
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The owner of a Christian book store in Port Charlotte claims he's being persecuted and suspects his religion has something to do with it. Jim Melo says there are several business signs along Tamiami trail but county Code Enforcement has only requested he take down his sign which has the word "Christian" on it.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
9/11 artifact gets 'final resting place' on Fort Myers Beach
A piece of the World Trade Center is now on display on Fort Myers Beach. It's the centerpiece o a 9/11 Memorial that's been in the works for years.
Suspect sought in Bonita Springs robbery
We have new details on a Tuesday morning robbery that started at Walgreens in Bonita Springs and led the victim and suspect about a mile away. According to the incident report from the Lee County Sheriff's Office, the victim was in her vehicle leaving Walgreens at the corner of Imperial Parkway and Bonita Beach Road SE just before 8 a.m. Her vehicle was approached by a white male showing a gun who told the victim to unlock the doors.
WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Man accused of robbing drug dealer at gunpoint
A Port Charlotte man robbed a woman at gunpoint last month in a drug deal, she told police Tuesday during a homicide investigation. Dwayne Jarrel Johnson, 31, was arrested and charged with robbery with a firearm and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.
WINK-TV Fort Myers
Authorities investigate homicide in Port Charlotte
UPDATE: The two vehicles have been located. Detectives are continuing their investigation.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Buffalo Wings & Rings to enter a crowded field of new chain concepts
The deluge of new chain restaurants pouring into Tampa Bay will soon include another wing concept - one that is decidedly not a Hooters-style "breastaurant." Cincinnati-based Buffalo Wings & Rings - already with two Florida locations, in North Port and Port Charlotte - dresses its servers in polo shirts and targets families in search of value.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Water service interrupted for Banyon Trace residents
Crews are on site making repairs. Water is expected to be off for several hours.
First Annual Pickup Picnic Canned Food Drive in Port Charlotte
The Tailgaters of Central Florida will be hosting a First Annual Pickup Picnic at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2565 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, Florida on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In order to enter the event, it is required that participants bring a minimum of 6 canned food items as a donation to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. It is being sponsored by Above The Rim, 19800 Veterans Boulevard, Port Charlotte, Florida.
Parking lot pole drops on car with five inside, no injuries
Five people taking a slow ride through the parking lot near the Port Charlotte Staples Sunday afternoon had a horrifying run-in with a large red light pole. Deputies say the pole landed on top of the car with three children riding in the back of the vehicle and two adults in the front seat.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
The Bradenton Times
Buffalo Wings & Rings to Continue Florida Expansion with a Focus on a Family Atmosphere
A new wing restaurant chain is set to come to Tampa Bay. Buffalo Wings & Rings , a Cincinnati-based restaurant company with locations already in North Port and Port Charlotte, would be competing for wing-lovers' fondness with chains already established in the area such as Buffalo Wild Wings, Hooters and Ker's Winghouse when one of its franchisees plans to open a restaurant in the area within the next two years.
Southwest Florida Doctors and Hospital Donate Shunt to Abandoned Haitian Baby in Desperate Need
Contact: Sandra Smith, Executive Director, Love A Child , 239-210-6107 FORT MYERS, Fla., Sept. 5, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Swift action from local Southwest Florida medical professionals may have saved the life of a very sick baby in Haiti this week.
Deputies investigating hit-and-run crash in Port Charlotte
The sheriff's office is currently on the scene of a hit and run crash in which an older model silver four-door car hit a 15-year old who was riding a bicycle in the area of Cochran Blvd. and Lakeview Blvd. in Port Charlotte. The driver of the vehicle is described as an older woman with gray curly hair who was wearing dark glasses.
Hospitals should not control the decisions of pregnant women
Doctors, hospitals and judges have over the years attempted to control the decisions of pregnant women. In a recent Florida case, it's not clear whether the controllers sought to protect the fetus, the woman or both.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Peace River Car Club cruise-in at the Shell Factory
Florida has an abundance of cruise-ins. A newly formed cruise-in is being held at the Shell Factory and Nature Park, 2787 North Tamiami Trail, N. Ft Myers, FL the second Tuesday of every month from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Come out and see a variety of cars and trucks on display.