A 61-year-old woman from Arcadia was killed after veering into the path of a pickup truck Wednesday afternoon. A 27-year-old driver from Riverview was driving a pickup west on State Road 70 approaching when the 61-year-old in a sedan-type vehicle traveled into the intersection. The 61-year-old... Read More.
Arlington, Va. — Federal Aviation Administration officials Wednesday tried to defend the decisions they made after a 737 Max jet crashed in Indonesia last year. But in a Senate hearing, it was revealed they predicted a second malfunction was likely. Sadly, they were right,... Read More.
Near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — At least five of the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash were confirmed on Tuesday to have been Americans, including Melvin and Bennett Riffel from Redding, California. Melvin's wife Brittney is expecting their first child. Others who died... Read More.
Searchers in Indonesia are continuing their efforts to recover the black boxes from Lion Air Flight JT610 as new details emerge of problems on its previous flight. The black box data could reveal the plane's last moments before it plunged into the Java Sea... Read More.
THE STATE ATTORNEY’S OFFICE NOW HAS THE CASE OF A WOMAN WHO WAS RUN DOWN AND KILLED LAST MONTH DURING A DISPUTE SOUTH OF PUNTA GORDA. THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE HAS FORWARDED THE CASE FILES IN THE DEATH OF 71 YEAR OLD PHYLLIS... Read More.
A DRIVER WITH ONLY A LEARNER’S PERMIT SUSTAINED MINOR INJURIES IN A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT ON I-75 NEAR MILE MARKER 210 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A REPORT FROM THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS NINETEEN YEAR OLD JULIANNA ABUNDEZ OF PALMETTO, FLORIDA WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND IN THE RIGHT... Read More.
AUTHORITIES SAY SIX STUDENTS WERE INJURED IN A SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT IN PUNTA GORDA. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 52 YEAR OLD GAYLA SOBIECH OF PORT CHARLOTTE WAS STOPPED FACING WEST ON WEST BOUND GULF COURSE BOULEVARD JUST AFTER 3PM YESTERDAY. SHE THEN PULLED... Read More.
AN ENGLEWOOD MAN WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT IN FRONT OF THE McDONALDS EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 24 YEAR OLD GREGORY BENO WAS HEADING EAST OF THE DRIVEWAY OF McDONALDS AT SOUTH McCALL AND BEACH ROADS JUST AFTER 6:30AM... Read More.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S NARCOTICS DETECTIVES ARRESTED AN ARCADIA MAN AFTER HE BOUGHT DRUGS FROM THEM AND TRIED TO ESCAPE ON FOOT AFTER CRASHING HIS VEHICLE. DEPUTIES SAY 31 YEAR OLD LESLIES WYNTER SOLD THEM 28 GRAMS OF POT FOR $130 BUCKS AT THE HOLIDAY... Read More.
A PORT CHARLOTTE WOMAN WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT IN SOUTH GULF COVE YESTERDAY. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 46 YEAR OLD JEFFREY COOK OF ENGLEWOOD WAS NORTHBOUND ON ST. PAUL DRIVE NORTH OF MANGO CIRCLE JUST AFTER NOON WHEN HE... Read More.