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  1. 3 arrested after Port Charlotte drug raid turns into standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A SWAT team surrounded the home, and at one point tear gas was deployed as multiple people were believed to be inside. "It was like CVS or Wal-Mart with all the traffic," said Wallace Heinisch.

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  2. Emotional Charlotte County father speaks after son found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A typical Friday took a terrifying turn before Kevin Lauritsen and his son even made it out of their driveway in Port Charlotte. He was talking about his ex-wife, April Rose Lauritsen, showing up unexpectedly from Texas.

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  3. Father pepper sprayed, Port Charlotte boy missingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Alyssah M. Lauritse was last seen Friday on Lake View Boulevard at 8 a.m. but never made it to school. According to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office and Charlotte County School District, the child's father was taking him to Meadow Park Elementary when the boy's biological mother, April Rose Shoppel, confronted the two.

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  4. Lawmakers miss rules deadline for medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The Florida Department of Health is working to create the rules needed to implement Amendment 2, as legislators failed to pass medical marijuana bill. It's the next step in the saga that, depending on who you ask, has lasted six months, years or even decades.

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  5. 2,500 gallons of raw sewage enters Port Charlotte storm drainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Thanks to a broken main, more than 2,000 gallons of raw sewage was released into a Port Charlotte storm drain on Monday.

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  6. Homes evacuated in 60-acre fire in Port CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    No injuries have been reported as the flames burn in the area of McCall Road and Cattle Dock Point Road. The fire began at three acres in size, but has spread quickly.

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  7. Port Charlotte baby nearly suffocated, neck snappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    It was earlier this month when Voswinkel was watching the child and a neighbor heard him crying. A few minutes later, Voswinkel knocked on her door because the child wasn't breathing.

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  8. Port Charlotte man jailed for abusing babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    It was earlier this month when Voswinkel was watching the child and a neighbor heard him crying. A few minutes later, Voswinkel knocked on her door because the child wasn't breathing.

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    National nonprofit hands 2 SWFL hospitals near-failing grades - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida The hospitals were graded by the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit that reviews thousands of healthcare facilities around the country and their patients' safety records. Some of the problems found were a high number of patient falls, mistakes during surgery, infections, lack of staff training, among other issues.

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  10. Potential violent threat at Port Charlotte school investigated by deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The threat was targeted toward The Academy School on Cochran Boulevard in Port Charlotte near the intersection of Veterans Boulevard and US-41.

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  11. Schools brace for after-school cuts under Trump budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Trump's budget director said there is no evidence to support after-school programs benefit student performance. Those students are rebuking the claim and saying the programs do work.

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  12. Yankees shortstop Gregorius hurts shoulder, return uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell throws during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a spring training baseball game in Port Charlotte, Fla., Monday, March 20, 2017. . Chicago Cubs' Kyle Hendricks throws during the first inning of the team's spring training baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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  13. Hit-and-run Walmart theft lands Port Charlotte woman in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A 51-year-old Port Charlotte woman allegedly stole $122.97 worth of merchandise while using a motorized cart at a Punta Gorda Walmart, then struck an assistant manager with the cart before fleeing the store on foot. Pauline La Cour is accused of retail theft and resisting a merchant after the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office said she took several pieces of clothing, folded them and put them under her on the seat of the cart.

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  14. Bystander saves boy from alleged North Port pedophileRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    It happened under a bridge around 5:30 near the intersection of McPherson Drive and Chapel Drive in Port Charlotte. Michael J. Maran, 39 of North Port, was charged with sexual battery by a person 18 years of age or older on a person less than 12 years of age.

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  15. Port Charlotte community concerned over canal wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    A Port Charlotte community says road construction is sending hazardous materials into a canal in their backyard -- harming wildlife and their quality of life. The canal runs along Hariet Street near Midway Boulevard.

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  16. Punta Gorda man finishes race after nearly dyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    After nearly dying from a heart attack during a half-marathon 27 days ago, a Punta Gorda man finished that race Friday. Craig Smith is an avid runner, yet 7.2 miles into the Hands Across the Harbor half-marathon in January, he suddenly collapsed.

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  17. Skimmers discovered at Charlotte County gas pumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Charlotte County sheriff's deputies are warning drivers about a recent sweep that uncovered credit card skimmers at gas pumps. The sheriff's office reports one was found in Port Charlotte on Feb. 16 at a Marathon station just off Tamiami Trail and Port Charlotte Boulevard.

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  18. Port Charlotte teacher's aide accused of kicking 5-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Jessica Cavalier wrote about it on Facebook in a post that has more than 200 shares. She said she saw the aide kick a 5-year-old boy with autism for crawling under a desk and not coming out.

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  19. Rays finalize $2M, 1-year deal with injured pitcher EovaldiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The Tamp... PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Rays have finalized a $2 million, one-year contract with injured pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, a deal that allows him to earn an additional $5.5 million in 2018.

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  20. Rays finalize $2M, 1-year deal with injured Nathan EovaldiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The Tamp... PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Rays have finalized a $2 million, one-year contract with injured pitcher Nathan Eovaldi.

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