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Tornado Watch Issued Until Wed 6AM Charlotte, Sarasota and DESOTO Counties

TORNADO WATCH 660 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 AM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS FLFLORIDA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ALACHUA CHARLOTTE CITRUS DESOTO DIXIE GILCHRIST HARDEE HERNANDO HIGHLANDS HILLSBOROUGH LAFAYETTE LAKE LEE LEVY MANATEE MARION PASCO PINELLAS POLK SARASOTA SUMTER TAYLOR

Watch Your Speed…Operation Southern Slow Down July 17-23rd

Operation Southern Slow DownOfficers with the Sarasota Police Department will participate in Operation Southern Slow Down beginning Monday, July 17, 2023. The Sarasota Police Department partners with law enforcement agencies throughout Florida, Alabama, Georgia,... Read More.

Watch TheWeather, Wait To Water

June 2023 The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) is encouraging residents who irrigate their lawns to take advantage of the upcoming summer rainy season and “watch the weather, wait to water.”During the summer months of June, July, August and September,... Read More.

Watch out for Black Friday and Cyber Monday Scams

Hurricane Ian made our area ripe for scammers who were looking to take advantage of a devastating event. If that wasn't enough local authorities are warning you to watch out for ONLINE scammers this shopping weekend! Unfortunately it's a big holiday for scammers.

DeSoto County Issued Hurricane Watch

Hurricane Ian Continues To Quickly Intensify; Hurricane and Storm Surge Warnings Posted for Florida The National Weather Service has issued a hurricane warning for much of Southwest Florida, including all of Charlotte, Sarasota and... Read More.

Tornado Watch In Effect For Area

According to the National Weather Service parts of Central and Southwest Florida could be in line for potential tornado activity today, Wednesday, October 28th.The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office relayed the update to local residents thru their phone apps.Local areas under the tornado watch include... Read More.

MAN FORCED MOM TO WATCH RAPE OF DAUGHTER

A PUNTA GORDA MAN IS BEHIND BARS AFTER AUTHORITIES SAY HE FORCED A MOTHER TO WATCH AS HE SEXUALLY ASSAULTED HER 12 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER THREE TIMES.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY WERE CALLED AT 8:30 WEDNESDAY MORNING BY THE CHILD’S GRANDFATHER.  HE SAID... Read More.