Sarasota Schools COO placed on administrative leave
Sarasota Schools COO placed on administrative leave

SARASOTA- Sarasota County Schools Chief Operating Officer Jeff Maultsby is being placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the ongoing harassment investigation.

10 hrs 42 mins ago by Samantha Sonner
Manatee County Sheriff's makes arrest in 10-year-old murder case
Manatee County Sheriff's makes arrest in 10-year-old murder case

MANATEE COUNTY - The Manatee County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest for the murder of a 4-year-old that occurred 10 years ago. 

15 hrs 14 mins ago by Chip Reid
Five year old beats cancer, bakes cookies to help others fight cancer
Five year old beats cancer, bakes cookies to help others fight cancer

VENICE- What began as a doctor’s visit for pink eye; turned into a parent’s worst nightmare. Their daughter, diagnosed with cancer. Now that five year old Suncoast girl is raising awareness and helping other kids fight the disease.

15 hrs 30 mins ago by Jessica Lang
Rollover crash on U.S. 301 in Sarasota causes delays
Rollover crash on U.S. 301 in Sarasota causes delays

SARASOTA - A three car crash ties up traffic on U.S 301 in Sarasota. It happened just after 2 p.m. at the intersection of 17th Street and North Washington Blvd. in Sarasota.

15 hrs 41 mins ago by Jenna Brew
Goodwill Manasota gets energy makeover
Goodwill Manasota gets energy makeover

SARASOTA - It's lights out at Goodwill Manasota, but only briefly while crews installed new energy efficient LED bulbs throughout the building.

15 hrs 48 mins ago by Jenna Brew
All Faith's Food Bank aims to feed 40,000 kids this summer
All Faith's Food Bank aims to feed 40,000 kids this summer

SARASOTA - School's out and summer is almost in full swing, which also means many kids and their siblings on the Suncoast may go hungry.

15 hrs 53 mins ago by Jenna Brew
Sick 4-year-old BMX rider needs your help
Sick 4-year-old BMX rider needs your help

A Sarasota 4-year-old living with a rare genetic liver disease is battling the odds and using his dream of becoming a BMX racer as motivation.

16 hrs 15 mins ago by Jennifer Kveglis
Mom arrested for murder of 10-yr-old daughter a decade ago
Mom arrested for murder of 10-yr-old daughter a decade ago

MANATEE COUNTY -A mother has been arrested for the cold case murder of her 4 yr old daughter in Manatee County. On August 14, 2009 Kelis Rucker was cold to the touch when first-responders arrived. Despite life–saving efforts she was later declared d

19 hrs 58 mins ago by Don Brennan
World's Strongest Man competition helps strengthen local economy
World's Strongest Man competition helps strengthen local economy

 The World's Strongest Man competition helped strengthen the local economy. With national and international airplay starting soon , officials say it was a marketing opportunity the area could not afford to miss.

23 hrs 12 mins ago by SNN Newsroom
President Trump supporters head to Orlando to witness his announcement for reelection
President Trump supporters head to Orlando to witness his announcement for reelection

As thousands are expected to witness President Trump announce his reelection for president, two busloads of Trump supporters will be there representing the Suncoast.

23 hrs 24 mins ago by Jessica Lang
Super–termite that chews through concrete headed for Tampa Bay area
Super–termite that chews through concrete headed for Tampa Bay area

 A Super–termite is headed for the Tampa Bay area ,and it can chew through concrete. Experts say there's no doubt these termites are headed for Tampa Bay, they say it's not a question of if, but rather, when.

23 hrs 27 mins ago by SNN Newsroom
Red light crash caught on camera
Red light crash caught on camera

SARASOTA- Crash caught on camera after a driver ignores a red light signal. Sarasota Police are reminding people that red means stop after a driver ran a red light Saturday evening hitting two other vehicles.

June 17th, 5:27 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Governor signs sanctuary cities legislation
Governor signs sanctuary cities legislation

SARASOTA- Florida is pre-emptively banning Sanctuary cities in the state with the Governor DeSantis signing Senate Bill 168.

June 17th, 5:25 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Crash in downtown Sarasota leaves vehicles with major damage
Crash in downtown Sarasota leaves vehicles with major damage

SARASOTA- A Sarasota crash ties up traffic near downtown Sarasota Monday afternoon.

June 17th, 5:14 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Suncoast kids dedicate their summer to all things opera
Suncoast kids dedicate their summer to all things opera

SARASOTA - This isn't your average summer camp. The Sarasota Opera House opens its doors to teach kids about this historical art form.

June 17th, 5:07 PM EDT by Jenna Brew
2019 Strongest man named in Anna Maria
2019 Strongest man named in Anna Maria

ANNA MARIA ISLAND - A new World's Strongest Man was crowned on Anna Maria Island after a grueling competition. On Sunday 28–year–old Martins Licis won the title for the first time in his career after weightlifting trials. Representing the U.S.

June 17th, 8:57 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Teen accused of sexually assaulting classmates
Teen accused of sexually assaulting classmates

A former Braden River High School student is charged with molesting four teenage boys during sleepovers last year.

June 17th, 6:58 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Huge Whale Shark spotted in Suncoast waters
Huge Whale Shark spotted in Suncoast waters

ANNA MARIA ISLAND - A massive whale shark is seen off of Anna Maria Island. A Florida family has a whale of a tale to tell after encountering a whale shark. Alexis Wishart sent video of the whale shark to WFLA saying her family were fishing about 18 miles

June 17th, 6:52 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Darwin's Brewing Company hosts special Father's Day Beer Yoga
Darwin's Brewing Company hosts special Father's Day Beer Yoga

You’ve maybe heard of cat yoga, goat yoga, and even aerial yoga but one local brewery is incorporating their craft beers helping some dads find their Zen Sunday.

June 16th, 5:22 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Sarasota's Jungle Gardens celebrates Father's Day
Sarasota's Jungle Gardens celebrates Father's Day

SARASOTA - Sarasota's Jungle Gardens put Dads first this weekend. Admission was free for Fathers and Grandfathers with any regularly price ticket purchase.

June 16th, 4:47 PM EDT by Jenna Brew
Pride Month: Prism Youth Initiative brings LGBTQ teens together
Pride Month: Prism Youth Initiative brings LGBTQ teens together

MANATEE COUNTY - Being a teenager has its set of obstacles. Inside this bright blue building is a welcoming and safe space for LGBTQ teens who may need it the most.

June 16th, 4:41 PM EDT by Jenna Brew
Defying Parkinson's: Darlene Fassold
Defying Parkinson's: Darlene Fassold

For Chuck Fassold, it’s always been Darlene.

“It was a long time ago. I was 17; she was 15," Fassold said.

June 16th, 4:40 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
History is made at the World's Strongest Man competition
History is made at the World's Strongest Man competition

More than 20 men are competing for the honor of calling themselves the world’s strongest man.

June 15th, 5:53 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Memorial service remembers Southeast High students killed in Peru
Memorial service remembers Southeast High students killed in Peru

The community came together for the first time after two Southeast High recent graduates were tragically killed. Saturday, their lives were celebrated through a memorial service.

June 15th, 1:34 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
Security screenings for City meetings
Security screenings for City meetings

SARASOTA- No firearms, no exceptions. Beginning Monday, the City of Sarasota will be enforcing state law, prohibiting firearms at city meetings.City Manager Tom Barwin says there will be a light security screening before all city meetings to make sure eve

June 15th, 10:27 AM EDT by Jessica Lang
Tallevast residents demand answers to being locked out of community center
Tallevast residents demand answers to being locked out of community center

The Tallevast Community center has been a staple of the community since 1966, but now residents say they are being kicked out.

June 14th, 10:49 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero

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