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  1. 3 crashes block multiple lanes of I-75Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | NBC2 News

    One crash at mile marker 160 NB in Punta Gorda caused a complete roadblock on the interstate. It involved a work vehicle that was carrying 80 gallons of fuel that spilled onto a road.

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  2. Investigation at Punta Gorda homes enters day threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Deputies were called to the home on the 6200 block of Rumford Street Monday morning in response to a woman suffering from serious injuries. Deputies said Roy Poore, who spent time in prison in 2011 for hitting and killing a woman on a golf cart, was seen carrying a limp body outside.

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  3. Deputies tight-lipped about investigation at Punta Gorda homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Deputies arrived at the home around 9 a.m. Monday in response to a 911 call for an emergency at the residence. They would not say what the investigation involved or if they were looking for suspects or speaking with any victims.

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  4. Fired Punta Gorda police officer denied disability benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A Punta Gorda police officer who shot and killed a retired librarian during a citizen-involved exercise last year has been denied disability benefits. Coel said he thought his gun was loaded with blanks during the demonstration, but it was live ammo.

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  5. Potatoes to be used for oyster growth in Charlotte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Group is trying a new way to attract oysters that's better for the environment: potatoes. The plastic bags are effective for creating oyster beds to help filter Southwest Florida's fresh water.

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  6. Teen robs Punta Gorda cab driver at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A 15-year-old boy is accused of robbing a cab driver at gun point outside a Punta Gorda convenience store in broad daylight Sunday. The victim told police he took Lavell Jenkins to Antar's Food Corner to get money for the ride after picking him up from Punta Gorda Middle School.

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  7. Punta Gorda residents call for bipartisanship on healthcare issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | NBC2 News

    It's why Marty Garvey showed up to the old courthouse in downtown Punta Gorda Tuesday, to support the Affordable Care Act, which protects her son with diabetes. "What we're urging Senator Rubio to do is join Senator McCain, Senator Collins, and other Republicans in saying 'OK enough is enough.

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  8. Punta Gorda man get prison time for failing to register as sex offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Eric Erdmann, 45, was convicted of a sex offense in 2010 in Oregon. After registering as a sex offender in that state, Erdmann fled to Cambodia.

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  9. 5 things to know for Tuesday, July 18thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A North Fort Myers teen was brutally beaten in a vacant Cape Coral field over the weekend, and the group responsible is still on the loose. The group stomped on his face and head until his jaw ripped out of the socket on both sides.

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  10. Punta Gorda man in 7-Eleven murder gets life sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Russo was on trial for the 2015 murder of 18-year-old Kyle Farishian, a 7-Eleven clerk whose burned body was found inside the store.

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  11. Medical marijuana dispensaries not coming to Punta Gorda for a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | NBC2 News

    City Council chose to ban them during Wednesday's meeting, even after 71 percent of Floridians voted in favor of it in November. "Medicinally, it's paramount," Sarah Desrosiers, a Punta Gorda citizen, said.

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  12. Man arrested for Port Charlotte rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Deputies arrested a man who they say raped a woman at a Port Charlotte apartment complex over the weekend - and then tried to eliminate the evidence. Investigators found and arrested David Bradley at a house in Punta Gorda on Monday.

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  13. 'Former teacher' arrested, accused of rape in Port CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A man who told deputies he was a former teacher allegedly raped a woman at a Port Charlotte apartment complex over the weekend. Investigators found and arrested David Bradley at a house in Punta Gorda on Monday.

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  14. Controversy surrounds Punta Gorda police chief after 'not guilty' rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The son of a Punta Gorda woman tragically killed during a training exercise at a citizen's academy in August spoke with NBC2 on the eve of the police chief's trial in the case. The son of a Punta Gorda woman tragically killed during a training exercise at a citizen's academy in August spoke with NBC2 on the eve of the police chief's trial in the case.

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  15. Holiday trash collection scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Waste Pro will be observing the July 4th holiday. If your regular trash pickup day is on Tuesday, your trash will be picked up Wednesday.

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  16. Cleanup of toxic sludge in Dunbar underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A toxic dump site in the Dunbar community is on the verge of being cleaned up after decades of sitting stagnant. For most of the day on Thursday, city public works employees helped clear trees and debris in the way of building a fence around the lot off Jeffcott Street.

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  17. Shooting in Cape Coral has police on sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A Minnesota woman killed her boyfriend Monday by shooting at a book he was holding over his chest, in a YouTube video stunt gone wrong. One man is dead after a crash that left a truck in a water-filled canal in Punta Gorda, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

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  18. NASCAR returns to NBC2 this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Kurt Busch is hoping to pick up where he left off in February. The #41 Ford took the checkered flag in the Daytona 500.

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  19. Suspected puppy mill owner avoids criminal chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Dozens of dogs rescued Wednesday came from crowded kennels, were covered in their feces, and held at temperatures more than 100 degrees. "Those conditions were about as bad as they could possibly be.

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  20. Pregnant woman struck by lightning in Fort MyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | NBC2 News

    She was assisted by FMPD and the LCSO at Triangle Palm Lane near Colonial Country Club, and was transported to the hospital by EMS. Her condition is unknown.

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