Sun Subscriber Website Login

Please wait....
 The Port Charlotte Sun Top Stories

Punta Gorda to lobby for funding
Wed  Apr 16 2014 05:56PM
PUNTA GORDA — City leaders will travel to Sarasota County today to lobby the Southwest Florida Water Management District for grant dollars to fund a proposed $28 million reverse-osmosis water-treatment … Find out how to read more online.
Charlotte County teacher placed on leave
Wed  Apr 16 2014 05:45PM
A second-grade teacher at Deep Creek Elementary School has been placed on administrative leave with pay while Charlotte County school district officials investigate an allegation that she grabbed a child … Find out how to read more online.
Rice guilty of murder, gets life
Wed  Apr 16 2014 01:01PM
SARASOTA COUNTY — It took a 12-member jury more than six hours of deliberations to find Michael W. Rice guilty of the first-degree murder of Philippe Nahon, 48, a decision … Find out how to read more online.
School officials concerned about bills
Wed  Apr 16 2014 08:00AM
MURDOCK — The legislative lobbyist for the Charlotte County School Board informed members Tuesday that a state bill that would allow specified individuals to carry a concealed weapon into schools … Find out how to read more online.
State, National and World News
Ukraine fights uprising
Wed  Apr 16 2014 01:19AM
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what the president called an “anti-terrorist operation” to try to … read more.

US stock markets rebounds after choppy day
Wed  Apr 16 2014 01:19AM
NEW YORK (AP) — A stock market swoon turned into a comeback Tuesday. Stocks managed a late-afternoon rebound for the second time in two days as investors seemed to brush off a report of lower confidence among homebuilders and simmering … read more.

Congress is giving states transportation blues
Wed  Apr 16 2014 01:19AM
DAYTON, Ohio — On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government’s Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut … read more.

Violence surges in Nigeria uprising
Wed  Apr 16 2014 01:19AM
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants bombed a bus station and killed 75 people in the capital — a surge of violence … read more.

Page: [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7
More Local News
Detectives seek ID in gaming equipment thefts
Tue  Apr 15 2014 03:52PM
PORT CHARLOTTE — Detectives are asking for assistance in identifying two men who are suspects in the theft of more than $4,000 worth of gaming merchandise from a local Walmart. On April 4, just before 2 a.m., two men went … Find out how to read more online.

Two charged during alcohol compliance check
Tue  Apr 15 2014 02:28PM
PORT CHARLOTTE — Clerks at two local businesses were issued citations last week for selling alcoholic beverages to underage patrons during an alcohol and tobacco compliance check. On April 9, members of the Juvenile Operations Unit conducted one of their … Find out how to read more online.

‘A nice first impression’
Mon  Apr 14 2014 04:46PM
ENGLEWOOD — At Englewood Beach Monday, Bruce Tobiassen prepared the Miss Geico power boat for its trip back to Rivera Beach. Miss Geico blew a drive shaft, sustained other damage, and couldn’t race in the inaugural Charlotte Harbor Super Boat … Find out how to read more online.

Page: [1] 2 3
AP Video
Port Charlotte Weather
Publish Your Photos