One Suncoast bazaar is bringing one-of–a kind items from across the world to Sarasota
Regardless of physical ability all residents in the city of North Port can enjoy a new playground.
In this edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN'S Grant Boxleitner spent time at the warehouse for the Suncoast Toys For Tots campaign. Longtime coordinator James Lamb says the need is especially high this year.
Six years ago the lives of 28 were lost in the Sandy Hook elementary school Shooting, Here on the Suncoast, public school practice to prevent a similar tragedy.
VENICE - One person is dead in an accident that has shut down all southbound lanes of Interstate 75 at mile marker 190 in Venice. Florida Highway Patrol is on the scene, and reports that the accident happened just before 10:30 Friday morning. Alternate ro
VENICE - A former Venice High School baseball star is making changes to a decades-old baseball clinic. The clinic is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday(December 15th) at Chuck Reiter Park in Venice. Nick Longhi is in his fourth year running Venice's
SARASOTA — The city will not appeal a jury’s verdict in a dispute over a long-delayed, over-budget Sarasota sewer project that awarded the city nothing and ordered the city to pay $686,233 in damages
MYAKKA CITY - A Myakka City sea lion preserve opens to the public. The for-profit preserve is trying to raise awareness and promote the conservation of sea lions.Sarasota Sea Lion Preserve was opened December 1st to create personal interactions and promot
SARASOTA COUNTY - Hail to the Chief, or hail to Joe Gruters. They might be one and the same soon. As expected, the newly– elected State senator gets another term as Sarasota Republican Party chairman and and took a big step toward taking over the to
SARASOTA COUNTY - On the 6th anniversary of the Sandy Hook school shootings in Connecticut, all schools within the Sarasota County School District conduct a lockdown drill. Every student and all staff will take part in the drills, which take place at all
Manatee County teachers weigh in on possibility of arming teachers.
MANATEE COUNTY- Manatee County Sheriff's Office completed one of their most important missions of the year, getting Santa to the North Pole safely.
A woman suffers critical injuries in an aggravated battery case in Sarasota.
BRADENTON - A construction worker is dead today after a crane collapse this morning. The crane collapsed and pinned the worker underneath it at the Twin Dolphin Marina in downtown Bradenton, just across the street from Bradenton Police headquarters.
NORTH PORT - North Port commissioners have approved waivers for a future hotel there. The first in years. The board agreed to waive several design standards for the proposed 100–room Hampton Inn & Suites. The hotel received four waivers to aspects o
NORTH PORT - North Port is opening the Boundless Adventures Playground this Saturday. The Playground is located at Garden of the Five Senses on Pan American Boulevard.The concept of the playground is that no child would have to sit out from an activity. C
MANATEE COUNTY - One Bradenton legislator wants to bring back septic tank inspections. Republican state Rep. Will Robinson wants to reinstate a program that was repealed in 2012.Following a series of devastating algae blooms that have fouled water Florida
SARASOTA COUNTY - The CEO of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce is resigning. Kevin Cooper is leaving his job as CEO and president after just two years. He is leaving to become the vice president for communications and strategic initiatives at Mote
SARASOTA - A Sarasota mother will go to prison for severely injuring baby. 29-year-old Magdalena Perez-Lopez was sentenced to eight years and three months for aggravated child abuse and neglect.Sarasota Police Department detectives responded to Sarasota M
SARASOTA COUNTY - This is music to his student's—and his adminstration's – ears. Shane Swezey was named Sarasota County's 2019 Teacher of the Year at the Education Foundation of Sarasota County's brunch. He will now compete for the statewide t
Aquilles Lee was arrested earlier this month by Sarasota police. Since the beginning of 2018, the Sarasota Police Department has been working in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency to investigate a drug-trafficking organization
SARASOTA - While four people may not seem like a lot, the Department of Health doesn't want to take any number of measles cases lightly.
Hundreds of Sarasota county residents showed up to Wednesday’s Sarasota County Commissioners Meeting to discuss the Siesta Promenade project.
Sarasota's Brew Life Brewing gets in the holiday spirit. The local brewery is hosting a double fundraiser, which they're calling a 'fun-raiser.'
A driver dies and passenger gets hurt on Monday night in a pickup crash in Manatee County. Florida Highway Patrol reports it happened on 15th St. East near Helen Ave. around 10 P.M.