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Charlotte County 12-year-old faces 11 felony charges after making threats on 2 schools

A 12-year-old Charlotte County boy faces 11 felony charges after inappropriate messages were found on his phone and he threatened to “kill everyone” at two schools, deputies say. The boy’s father contacted Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office after finding inappropriate messages on the boy’s phone on Sept. 19. The next day, a group chat including the […]

New scam making the rounds in SWFL disguised as text from popular services

There’s now a new scam to watch out for here in Southwest Florida and it comes in a text message. Text messages will claim to be from Amazon and FedEx, both very popular services, will ask people to take a survey that asks for your credit card information. Now, there’s a way to determine if […]