Charlotte County

K9 Ladybird before vape pens. (Credit: CCSO)

CCSO K9 sniffs out a large shipment of THC vape pens

K9 Ladybird, of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, sniffed out a large shipment of THC vape pens Wednesday. In a Twitter post, piles of vape...
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Grueling training firefighters undertake to respond in an emergency

All those things that can keep criminals out of your home and protect it from storms can be a nightmare for firefighters. Many have said...
Sign in Englewood East telling drivers to slow down. (Credit: WINK News)video

Charlotte County commissioners approve reducing speed limits

Several neighbors living in Englewood East want the county to slow people down. While driving along Fruitland Ave. in Englewood East, there are plenty of...

Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change” national campaign benefits Harry Chapin Food Bank

Walmart’s 2019 “Fight Hunger. Spark Change” national campaign starts today (Monday, April 22) and continues through May 20 to help Feeding America and its...
Police vehicle. Photo via Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office hosting active shooter preparedness presentation

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office say they are hosting a presentation on Active Shooter Preparedness to learn about responding to threats and active violence...

Slower speed limits coming to roads in Charlotte County

Charlotte County officials will meet today to discuss reducing speed limits to a number of roads in the area. The County is looking to reduce...
Area of the Sunday morning crash. (Credit: Google Maps)

Vehicle rollover northbound I-75 in Charlotte County, roadblock clear

A crash caused delays on Interstate 75 in Charlotte County Sunday. A vehicle rollover crash on northbound I-75 before King Highway exit 170 in Charlotte...

Scheduled maintenance: Trouble seeing WINK over the air?

Starting Saturday morning WINK-TV will be conducting scheduled maintenance on the transmission tower. During the mandatory maintenance period the signal power will be reduced for...
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Deepwater Horizon oil spill impacting Gulf Coast 9 years later

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill devastated the Gulf Coast nine years ago. All these years later, researchers said it's still impacting our local communities.  
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Strong storms make their way across Southwest Florida

< A Tornado Watch is in effect for DeSoto and Sarasota counties until 4 p.m. Friday for the potential of isolated tornadoes. It's possible in...

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