SARASOTA - The Sarasota County Board featured a work shop and a highly debated hearing before reaching a decision. The board voted 3 to 2 to extend Superintendent Dr. Todd Bowden's contract through the 2022-23 school year.
SARASOTA - The Orioles were at Booker Middle School as part of their five-week Orioles Health and Fitness Challenge. The motto for the program is to "eat, train, and live like the pros."
NORTH PORT - A tip to North Port Police leads to the bust of an alleged fake dentistry operation inside someones garage.
Laughter is not typical here. This LA based comic is focusing his act in the most unlikely of places. Elvis Mujic blends comedy and compassion. Four months into his nationwide tour, the comedian stops at a local Bradenton homeless resource center.
Just two days after George Mendonsa, the sailor inspired by downtown Sarasota's 'Unconditional Surrender Statue' dies, an unknown vandal spray painted a message on it, which led to a mixed response from the community.
SARASOTA - Gocio Elementary is trying to set the Pre–K standard for Sarasota schools. The pre–kindergarten program is unique in Sarasota.
SARASOTA - If you believe singer Ricky Nelson, you can't please everyone, so you've got to please yourself. Sarasota City Manager Tom Barwin may take heed to that advice after performance reviews from city commissioners came in.In his annual job review
NORTH PORT - A North Port dog owner claims a popular food killed her beloved pet. Kelly Bone says she's heartbroken after recently losing her beloved little guy, Duncan.
SARASOTA - Defense wins championships. The Orioles, who won a measly 47 games last year could be just a bit of a dark horse to go to the World Series.
George Mendonsa, the World War 2 veteran photographed kissing a nurse in an iconic image, died early Sunday.
SARASOTA- A Motorcyclist dies and Siesta Key Residents renew calls to make Siesta Drive Safer, Sarasota Police are still unsure how the driver lost control of the motorcycle, leading to his death Saturday.
Wine enthusiasts rejoice! National Drink Wine Day is officially observed across the US on Monday. Owner of Michael's Wine Cellar on S. Tamiami Trail, Michael Klauber shares shares some Wine 101.
SARASOTA - For pet lovers all over, an important golf tournament to tell you about. The 2019 vintage paws tourney. Pope Golf is putting on the tournament for the 3rd straight year for Vintage Paws Sanctuary. The golf is this Saturday, February 23rd, at Be
A repo in Manatee County leads to an accidental shooting and an arrest.
The Florida Department of Education on Friday called for Lincoln Memorial Academy Principal Eddie Hundley to have his educator's license revoked for two years
The Sarasota County school district is under fire for a sudden decision to extend Superintendent Todd Bowden's contract by four years.
Hundreds attended the two-day Cortez Fishing Festival in Manatee County to learn about new fishing techniques and about the history of Cortez Village.
Sarasota Police are investigating a serious vehicle crash involving a motorcycle at Midwest Parkway & Fruitville.
Pirates fans invaded downtown Bradenton Saturday night.
SARASOTA- The Big Top is back in Sarasota with Circus Sarasota opening their annual show this weekend.
SARASOTA- Spring Training kicks off on the Suncoast with Orioles Spring Fest giving fans and families a look at the stadium and a preview of this year.
SARASOTA- Long time Suncoast Anchors Don Brennan and John Hill both were getting annual heart check-ups thanks to a family history of heart disease, and it helped them prevent serious heart attacks.
The annual Thunder by the Bay festival is the place for motorcycle enthusiast to gather and trade stories about life on the road.
VENICE- A car versus bicycle crash sends two to the hospital. It happened at around 3:14 P.M. Saturday afternoon. Sarasota County Fire Department responded to Gulf Coast Boulevard and the US 41 Bypass in Venice.
NORTH PORT- North Port Police say its "#gameover" for a motorcyclist who got away one to many times. In a tweet, Saturday, police say Luis A Camacho is arrested on several felony charges, including resisting arrest.