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  1. Unattended food on a stovetop destroys home in Port CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Unattended food on the stove is believed to be the cause of the fire that destroyed a home Tuesday night on Wellington Avenue in Port Charlotte. The fire call was received by 911 at 10:42 p.m. The first unit arrived and reported smoke from all sides of the house with heavy fire.

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  2. An alleged molester agitates his new Port Charlotte neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    And that is exactly what Woytowitz did when he met his neighbor, Paul Lewicki, across the street on Wynkoop Circle in Port Charlotte. He later found out that the 76-year-old man is accused of molesting a young woman with disabilities.

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  3. Charlotte County in need of more robust hurricane sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Schools normally serve as a safe haven during severe hurricanes. For Charlotte County, it's a different story.

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  4. Thieves steal more than $10K in camping gear from Boy Scouts in Port CharlotteRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "I had asked two of the boys and go out and put some stuff in the trailer," said Christopher White, scoutmaster of Troop 351. "They came back in and were like Mr. Chris, where's the trailer?" Even worse, the thought of what could have happened.

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  5. Port Charlotte man dies from wounds after motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    On Tuesday, Nov. 27, William J. Schmidt, 57, of Port Charlotte died from his wounds at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers. The crash happened Sunday, Nov. 25. Schmidt was driving his motorcycle westbound on Appleton Boulevard toward Bay State Drive, where he was traveling behind a car.

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  6. Port Charlotte man arrested for stabbing roommateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A man from Port Charlotte was arrested after he stabbed his roommate in the side and hit him with a baseball bat, according to Charlotte County Sheriff's Office. CCSO says, they responded to a call of a man that was stabbed by his roommate, as they were arriving on scene, the victim of the stabbing had already made it to the hospital.

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  7. CCSO searching for thieves accused of stealing a purse, going on spending spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Within several hours they made the $2,200 worth of purchases at four locations in the Port Charlotte Town Center Mall on 11/05/18.

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  8. CCSO arrests woman for child neglect, found a dead cat in her freezerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A woman was arrested for child neglect after deputies searched her Port Charlotte home on Saturday. The deputies said her children were living in deplorable conditions - among an abundance of feces, bugs and trash.

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  9. Port Charlotte deputies investigating shots fired at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Deputies say, they were on scene at 3060 Newbury St in Port Charlotte, to investigate reports of shots fired, and a home that was damaged. Deputies responded to that area at 7 pm Sunday evening for a call of gunshots.

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  10. Port Charlotte woman ripped off at garage sale by counterfeit billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "I just didn't think much about it and just took it," she said. "It felt kind of strange but I didn't put anything together with that.

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  11. Woman arrested for stabbing a man to death in Port Charlotte, CCSO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is on scene of a death investigation on the 2200 block of Lake View in Port Charlotte.

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  12. Tips on dubious packages from the Lee County bomb squad commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "For someone to ring my doorbell is very unusual," Macy said, a Port Charlotte resident. "If there was a package there I would probably question it."

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  13. One person killed in four-vehicle crash in Port CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    At least one person was killed in a car crash involving four vehicles on US 41 near Harbor Boulevard Tuesday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Several northbound lanes of traffic were blocked as crews work at the site of the crash which happened around 10:20 a.m. and reopened around 1:30 p.m. Three vehicles were stopped in the outside lane of US 41 when the driver of a Ford Explorer failed to stop and crashed into the stopped vehicles which then piled up into each other, according to FHP.

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  14. McGuire Park renovations revitalizes neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    After improvements to McGuire Park in Port Charlotte, kids are finally able to return and enjoy the new equipment that have been much needed for quite some time. "We've been waiting for the park for quite a while because it means a lot to the kids and the community," said Nancy Triado, a regular at McGuire Park.

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  15. Maracaibo Kidspace park in Port Charlotte receiving upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A rundown playground in Port Charlotte is getting a makeover following a $146k over haul which will bring in new equipment and swings in hopes of drawing back families. The Maracaibo Kidspace park in Port Charlotte has seen better day according to residents who live close and used to play at the park.

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  16. Deputies responding to a dead body found in Port Charlotte canalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Deputies responded to a call about a man's body found in a canal near Baldwin Court around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, CCSO said.

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  17. Port Charlotte death investigation ruled a murder-suicide, CCSO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Major Crimes Unit investigators ruled the death of a Port Charlotte man and woman a murder-suicide, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. Punta Gorda could to expand medical marijuana dispensary zoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Randy Johnson suffers from emphysema, a lung disease, and he says it is important to make medical marijuana available to those who need it in Punta Gorda. "I have COPD from too many years of smoking, my lung function is about half of what normal lung function is so I get fatigued easily," Johnson said.

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  19. Port Charlotte house catches fire, investigation underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The house is located on Mineral Avenue, and officials say the fire started in the back bedroom of the house. Three fire engines, a ladder truck, an ambulance and a battalion chief responded and found heavy smoke flowing from the home.

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  20. Procedure helps SWFL woman get back to dancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Dancing like this is something she's done for years. When she had to stop, it was like a part of her was being taken away.

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