Amendment 13 displaces an estimated 8,000 greyhounds
Amendment 13 displaces an estimated 8,000 greyhounds

Greyhound adoption organizations for and opposed to dog racing are now preparing to find thousands of greyhounds homes, after Florida Amendment 13 passed last week.

5 hrs 46 mins ago by Jennifer Kveglis
One voting machine down in Manatee County
8 hrs 8 mins ago by Jessica Lang
Teacher accidentally bitten by Manatee K9
Teacher accidentally bitten by Manatee K9

A teacher at Imagine Schools was bitten by a Manatee County Sheriff's Office K-9.

9 hrs 2 mins ago by Jessica Lang
Several places of worship go green
Several places of worship go green

The Green Business Partnership started in 2010 to help environmental management for local businesses. Since 2015, the Partnership has heavily focused on helping places of worship.

9 hrs 22 mins ago by Chip Reid
Patterson Foundation sets no limits on Season Of Sharing contributions
Patterson Foundation sets no limits on Season Of Sharing contributions

SARASOTA - The Patterson Foundation has pledged to donate to the Season of Sharing campaign, and the sky is the limit. With no ceiling on its donations, the Foundation has pledged $100,000 for every $500,000 raised by Season of Sharing, which is an effort

14 hrs 5 mins ago by Don Brennan
Bradenton woman goes missing, leaves medication behind
Bradenton woman goes missing, leaves medication behind

BRADENTON - The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman who has been missing since October. According to friends, Cynthia Fowler has been diagnosed with dementia and has a seizure disorder. She has been missing since October 26th, but her

14 hrs 13 mins ago by Don Brennan
Sarasota County announces 2018 Teachers of the Year
Sarasota County announces 2018 Teachers of the Year

SARASOTA COUNTY - The Sarasota County teachers of the year have been announced. There were winners at each level of schooling; High school, middle school, and elementary. The announcements were made with surprise revelations to the winners at their school

14 hrs 17 mins ago by Don Brennan
Naked man at restaurant caught on video
Naked man at restaurant caught on video

ST. PETERSBURG - A man went to a restaurant in St. Petersburg apparently without any clothes. The restaurant does request clothing for its patrons. The man was captured on security camera video at the historic Chattaway restaurant in St. Petersburg during

15 hrs 20 mins ago by Don Brennan
Director hired for new Red Tide Institute
Director hired for new Red Tide Institute

SARASOTA - A researcher knowledgeable in the ways of red tide has been hired by Mote for its new institute. Mote Marine has hired Cynthia Heil as director of its new Red Tide Institute. She has decades of laboratory and field experience under her belt stu

15 hrs 23 mins ago by Don Brennan
Feel Good Friday: Local Shop Gears Up For Small Business Saturday
Feel Good Friday: Local Shop Gears Up For Small Business Saturday

In this week's edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN's Grant Boxleitner spent time at Children's World. 
The store sells toys and other items and is among dozens of businesses on the Suncoast participating in Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24.

November 13th, 9:24 PM EST by Grant Boxleitner
Meals On Wheels Sarasota launches its holiday gift drive
Meals On Wheels Sarasota launches its holiday gift drive

Meals On Wheels Sarasota are stepping up its game this Thanksgiving and Christmas to provide for those in need. The private charity is launching its 'Holiday Gift Drive' giving healthy meals for homebound persons.

November 13th, 8:55 PM EST by PJ Robicheau
Allegiant Air adds 9 non-stop routes
Allegiant Air adds 9 non-stop routes

Allegiant Air is pledged more allegiance to SRQ Tuesday. The economically–friendly airline announced nine new destinations out of Sarasota–Bradenton International Airport.

November 13th, 5:35 PM EST by Jennifer Kveglis
Meet Pip, the Southeastern Guide Dog behind the film
Meet Pip, the Southeastern Guide Dog behind the film

A short film following a puppy through training at Southeastern guide dogs in Manatee County, reached more than 2 million views. The real life pup named Pip is much like the animation.

November 13th, 4:53 PM EST by Jessica Lang
Relationships in the military, difficult at times but worth it
Relationships in the military, difficult at times but worth it

An active duty military airmen and his girlfriend share their story why dating in the military can be difficult but worth it.

November 13th, 3:38 PM EST by Nadine Young
Several Suncoast state titles won, with more possible
Several Suncoast state titles won, with more possible

Emma Weyent of Riverview won a state title in swimming in the 200 IM.

November 13th, 12:12 PM EST by Don Brennan
Recount of the recount in Manatee County
Recount of the recount in Manatee County

Human error caused Manatee officials to start all over with the midterm election recount of ballots in three statewide elections yesterday. Elections Supervisor Mike Bennett said someone missed a button.

November 13th, 8:48 AM EST by SNN Newsroom
Sarasota Police officer arrested at airport set to appear in court
Sarasota Police officer arrested at airport set to appear in court

The Sarasota Police officer arrested at St Pete airport will appear in court tomorrow in Pinellas County.
51 year old Derrick Gilbert, has an advisory hearing scheduled in Pinellas County court.

November 13th, 8:31 AM EST by SNN Newsroom
Two people die in head-on crash in North Port
Two people die in head-on crash in North Port

Two people died Monday night after a head on collision between two vehicles in North Port. The North Port Police Department says it happened after 7 P.M. on South River Road.

November 12th, 10:31 PM EST by PJ Robicheau & Samantha Sonner
Man dies in car accident on I-75 in Sarasota County
Man dies in car accident on I-75 in Sarasota County

A man dies in a fatal car accident Monday on I-75 in Sarasota County causing some serious traffic delays. Florida Highway Patrol says it took place near mile marker 208 on the northbound side just after 4 P.M.

November 12th, 7:12 PM EST by PJ Robicheau
Car accident on Swift Road
Car accident on Swift Road

A car accident was reported just before 5, Monday.

November 12th, 6:44 PM EST by Jessica Lang
Sarasota police officer arrested in Pinellas
Sarasota police officer arrested in Pinellas

A Sarasota Police Officer is on administrative leave after being arrested for hitting his son and an Allegiant Employee at the St. Pete- Clearwater Airport.

November 12th, 6:03 PM EST by Samantha Sonner
Birdies for the Brave raises money for veterans
Birdies for the Brave raises money for veterans

SARASOTA- Veterans and Golfers hit the links at TPC Prestancia for the annual Birdies for the Brave Golf outing. The tournament held near Veteran's Day every year puts veterans together with other golfers to raise money for Veterans organizations.

November 12th, 5:46 PM EST by Samantha Sonner
One sent to hospital after car crash
One sent to hospital after car crash

SARASOTA- A crash at the intersection of Bee Ridge and Beneva Roads sent at least one person to the hospital as a trauma alert. The crash occurred just a 2:30 Monday afternoon, and one lane of traffic was blocked while the scene was cleared.

November 12th, 5:42 PM EST by Samantha Sonner
Voter recounts underway on the Suncoast
Voter recounts underway on the Suncoast

Midterm voter recounts continued Monday for three elections across Florida.

November 12th, 5:11 PM EST by Jennifer Kveglis
Annual “Old Soldiers and Sailors” Veteran’s Day Parade
Annual “Old Soldiers and Sailors” Veteran’s Day Parade

The City of Anna Maria honored Suncoast veterans and their families at their annual Veterans Day Parade

November 12th, 5:08 PM EST by Jessica Lang
Recycling center catches fire in Sarasota
Recycling center catches fire in Sarasota

A fire breaks out at a recycling center Monday in Sarasota. The Sarasota County Fire Department says it happened at Suncoast Metals in the 2000 block of 51st St. just after 1 P.M.

November 12th, 4:13 PM EST by PJ Robicheau
SPARCC issues apology for "inappropriate materials" shown in school
SPARCC issues apology for "inappropriate materials" shown in school

SARASOTA - The Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center (SPARCC) has issued an apology to students at Pine View School for the use of inappropriate materials to seniors last Wednesday, according to a news release from The Sarasota County School District.

November 12th, 12:15 PM EST by SNN Newsroom

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