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  1. Crash kills motorcyclist in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Dennis Michael Mortiz, of the 200 block of Lido Drive in Punta Gorda, was pronounced dead at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda, Punta Gorda police said.

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  2. Death investigation underway at Punta Gorda apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Officers responded to a call Monday at 11:30 a.m. regarding a welfare check, according to authorities. They would not release any further information as the investigation is still underway.

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  3. Fired Punta Gorda officer sues city over disability pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla. The police officer who pulled the trigger in the deadly citizens academy shooting has filed a lawsuit against the city's board of trustees.

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  4. Former Punta Gorda police officer sues city for pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | NBC2 News

    ... with culpable negligence in the death of Mary Knowlton even though he didn't pull the trigger. 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 ...

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  5. Local seaplane pilot fails retirement, which could work to your advantageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | Boca Beacon

    ... airport in Florida. Futch, the operator of Boca Grande Seaplanes since 1987, operates from the island and from Punta Gorda. He is the eighth pilot hired through Shoreline Aviation, a worldwide private air charter company based out of Marshfield, ...

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  6. Punta Gorda man arrested after 2-year old daughter is found unresponsive in a lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | WWSB

    PUNTA GORDA, FL - A Punta Gorda man was arrested Tuesday after his 2-year-old daughter nearly drowned in a lake at the Seven Palms Apartments on Slash Pine Circle, according to the Punta Gorda Police Department. Neighbors saw the girl face down in the lake, unresponsive, and nearby resident Wesley Northrop removed the girl from the water and began CPR.

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  7. 2-year-old girl nearly drowns in pond at Punta Gorda apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla. A 2-year-old girl nearly drowned Monday in a pond at Seven Palms Apartments on Slash Pine Circle, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office said.

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  8. 2-year-old girl rescued from drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | NBC2 News

    ... bit of coughing and that's when the baby started crying. That's when I knew we were in good shape," he said. Punta Gorda police officers arrived shortly after and found the girl's parents, David Davis and Bethanee Greene, who lived in a building ...

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  9. Appointments by Governor Rick Scott for Monday, November 20, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Capital Soup

    Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Danny Nix to the Florida Southwestern State College District Board of Trustees. Nix, 40, of Punta Gorda, is the owner of Nix & Associates Real Estate, LLC. He received his bachelor's degree from Western Governor's University.

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  10. New Police Chief selected in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | WWSB

    PUNTA GORDA, FL - Pamela R. Davis is the next to serve as the Punta Gorda Police Chief. Former Chief, Tom Lewis, was terminated in the wake of the fatal shooting of a retired librarian during a citizens academy demonstration in August, 2016.

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  11. Here for now: GRPD chief passed up for Florida jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    The city manager of Punta Gorda, Florida told 24 Hour News 8 Monday that the city chose Pamela Davis to serve as its next police chief. Davis is currently the director of the police development and training academy for the Baltimore Police Department.

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  12. Grand Rapids police chief stays; doesna t get Florida jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The City of Punta Gorda, Florida has named a new police chief and it is not current Grand Rapids chief David Rahinsky. Rahinsky was a finalist for the position, along with Chief Jeff Hadley of Kalamazoo.

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  13. Punta Gorda hires police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | NBC2 News

    ... Department to pinnacle status." It is an absolute honor to be selected as the chief of police for the City of Punta Gorda. One of the things I am most excited about Punta Gorda, is the active engagement between community members, business leaders, ...

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  14. Palmer Trinity's Model UN team attends Florida HS ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Miami's Community Newspapers

    Palmer Trinity School's Model United Nations team recently traveled to Florida SouthWestern State College in Punta Gorda to participate in the Florida High School...

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  15. Study finds Myrtle Beach deadliest city along U.S. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | WMBF

    A new report shows Myrtle Beach is the deadliest city when it comes to fatalities per mile along U.S. 17. That's according to Teletrac Navman, a GPS company, which looked at data from 2011 to 2015 to come up with the list. During that time period, 521 people were killed along the highway, which stretches just over 1,200 miles, from Winchester, Va., to Punta Gorda, Fla.

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  16. Port Charlotte teen dies after bicycle hit by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... riding. Dylan Rose of Port Charlotte was hit from behind by a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt driven by Joshua Salazar of Punta Gorda, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The collision took place at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday on Dorchester Street just north of Kearney ...

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  17. German American Club to hold Christkindlmarkt Dec. 2Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... Chorus and accordion player Peter Dee, there will be music offered by the Teresa Mayer & Petra Klos, locals from Punta Gorda who appeared with Die Lustigen Almdudler at Oktoberfest, bringing older beloved German songs, plus the Hot Flashz Dancers ...

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  18. Allegiant starting up 19 new routes this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | USA Today

    ... destinations getting the most new routes: Phoenix-Mesa, Ariz.; Las Vegas; Orlando/Sanford; Cincinnati and Punta Gorda, Fla. "We're excited to provide travelers with 19 new vacation options," said Lukas Johnson, Allegiant senior vice president of ...

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  19. Want to fly someplace warm? Nonstop to Florida startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | St. Cloud Times

    Passengers check in for the first Allegiant Air flight to Punta Gorda, Florida, on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the St. Cloud Regional Airport. During his 12 years as mayor, Dave Kleis has flown on every single inaugural flight from St. Cloud Regional Airport - to Chicago, Orlando, Florida, and Mesa, Arizona.

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  20. Gas prices spike 13 cents in three daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... in Fort Pierce. The loudest sobs are coming from consumers in Tampa [25-cent hike], Orlando [20-cent hike], and Punta Gorda [19-cent hike]. The big jumps came Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of last week, and then prices stabilized over the weekend, ...

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