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  1. Lee County circuit judge arrested for soliciting prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | NBC2 News

    Judge Jay Rosman of the 20th judicial circuit was charged with soliciting prostitution and resisting an officer without violence during a sting operation by Naples Police. "I would love to see Lee County really crack down on prostitution and human trafficking," Aleal Pleasant said.

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  2. So you want to be a billioniare...for six hours?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | NBC2 News

    He is being called the Punta Gorda billionaire. A bank mistake made him one of the richest men in the world for a day.

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  3. Cow runs through traffic in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | NBC2 News

    One would think someone swerving all over the road in the dead of night would be a drunk driver. Turns out, that's not always the case, especially if there's livestock are involved.

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  4. Suspect arrested for attempted murder, kidnapping in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | NBC2 News

    A suspect is in custody Tuesday on multiple charges, including attempted murder, after Charlotte County deputies responded to a domestic disturbance.

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  5. Charlotte County Sheriff's Office searching for suspect in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | NBC2 News

    The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is actively searching for a white male suspect in Punta Gorda, Fla., after fleeing from a traffic stop.

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  6. How to claim some of your money from travel agency Legendary JourneysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | NBC2 News

    Customers who spent thousands of dollars with a travel agency that abruptly closed finally starting receiving letters about what to do next now that the company filed bankruptcy. On Thursday, customers started receiving letters from an assignee, similar to a bankruptcy trustee, about Legendary Journey's closure and what comes next.

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  7. 'All clear' given at Punta Gorda Airport after threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | NBC2 News

    The nature of that threat wasn't disclosed, and officials said Sunday they determined the potential threat was found not to be credible. Charlotte County deputies searched the parking lots and terminal Saturday afternoon, but didn't find anything.

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  8. Security beefed up at Punta Gorda Airport after threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Charlotte County deputies have searched the parking lots and terminal but have yet to find anything. A Lee County Sheriff's Office detection dog also didn't turn up anything suspicious.

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  9. Meth, cocaine, pills, weed, gun seized in Charlotte drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | NBC2 News

    According to a press release, deputies responded to two separate heroin overdoses within one hour and two miles of each other. First responders used NARCAN to save the overdose victims' lives in both cases.

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  10. I-75 shut down in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | NBC2 News

    UPDATE: One lane is open on northbound I-75 near MM 161. Also, the on-ramp to Jones Loop Road in the same area is closed.

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  11. 3 Charlotte Co. schools on lockdown as deputies search for armed suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Mike Riley, Charlotte County Public Schools Public Information Officer, confirmed that Charlotte High School, Baker Head Start Center, and Punta Gorda Middle School are all on lock down. According to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, authorities are searching for Wade Brown, 25, accused of aggravated assault.

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  12. Homeowners fear further erosion from Irma-damaged seawallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Hurricane Irma damaged many seawalls in Punta Gorda and left homeowners fearing they'll lose their home to the erosion. "We have a problem that's not being taken care of because there's just so much to do," said Lanza.

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  13. Irma debris pickup slow going in Charlotte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | NBC2 News

    "All these huge piles on the street here I've been piling on top and on top, and it seems like it's neverending," Edmondson said. Many others in the county are also hoping crews will soon come pick up their hurricane debris.

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  14. Medical marijuana referral office opens in Charlotte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Gary Stephens, a patient there, said he watched three of his closest family members die after getting hooked on prescription painkillers. He made the short trip from Punta Gorda to Liberate to apply for medical marijuana to mend his chronic pain.

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  15. 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.

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

    Nov 27, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Chief Tom Lewis is charged with culpable negligence in the death of Mary Knowlton even though he didn't pull the trigger. Chief Tom Lewis is charged with culpable negligence in the death of Mary Knowlton even though he didn't pull the trigger.

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  17. 2-year-old girl rescued from drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | NBC2 News

    A 2-year-old girl nearly drowned in a pond but was rescued by a neighbor who got to her just in time. Northrup said he pulled the toddler out of the water and began performing infant CPR while he waited for first responders to arrive.

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

    Nov 20, 2017 | NBC2 News

    Before that, she was with the Anne Arundel County Police Department for 23 years, where she started as a patrol officer and eventually became deputy chief of police. "I was impressed with her genuine demeanor and overall leadership and technical skills that will enable her to re-energize the department within as well as our extensive partnerships with the community," Kunik said.

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  19. Punta Gorda police officer gets free new roof after Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | NBC2 News

    When Punta Gorda officer Bonnie Buckelew left her Manatee County home to report for work a day before Hurricane Irma, she didn't know what she would come back to. "When I left I was scared and high anxiety, not knowing if my house was going to be here when I got back, which was everything that I've worked for," said Buckelew.

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  20. Byron Stout's Fish Finder: Nov. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The first significant cold front of the season will put a little chill in the water, which always spurs fishing. The first significant cold front of the season will put a little chill in the water, which always spurs fishing.

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