MANATEE COUNTY - One person is dead, while another is injured in an early morning accident in east Manatee County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a semi driven by 48– yr –old Ernesto Mendoza eastbound on SR 70 approaching Mobley Pond
SARASOTA - Scientists believe Ocean currents, not fertilizers, are the major cause of 2018 red tide bloom. Researchers used an underwater drone to find the origin of last year's record red tide bloom SARASOTA — A blamed ocean currents — not la
SARASOTA - It's a new era at the big top! The crowds flooding through the doors are proof the circus is alive and well on the Suncoast.
SARASOTA- Keeping Spring Cleaning "Green", a Suncoast company is using a new system to clean sidewalks without wasting water or polluting Sarasota Bay.
SARASOTA - Wyatt Ipe has been a fighter for all four years of his life. He barely survived a very premature birth, spent his first year in the neonatal intensive care unit, and deals with chronic lung disease and several other medical problems.
MANATEE CO - This is the third year for Manatee County EMS' initiative and the campaign was first launched because the organization has seen an increase in pediatric drownings over the last several years.
SARASOTA COUNTY- The Sarasota County Sheriffs Office is thanking their call-takers and dispatchers this week. It's National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week and first responders are thanking call- takers and dispatchers
Special counsel Robert Mueller's report on his investigation into Russian election interference was released publicly Thursday, with some redaction.
A new bill could increase Florida's defense against hurricanes, but also increase your electric bill. Some want more power lines underground, its costly and utility companies want to be able to pass that cost on to consumers.
MANATEE CO. - Severe weather may be on the way.
MANATEE COUNTY- April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and Manatee County Sheriff's Office is working to raise community awareness by partnering with the pinwheels for prevention program.
SARASOTA - A state-wide torch run will make its stop in Sarasota this Friday. Sarasota Police Department will participate in their leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.
MANATEE COUNTY- As the Legislative session nears the finish line, Florida Teachers are coming together to fight for more funding. Manatee County teachers joined educators around the state "Walking-In" wearing Red for Public Education.
MANATEE COUNTY - A bank robbery at Wells Fargo Tuesday afternoon sent Manatee Sheriff's Officers into a car pursuit leading to the arrest of suspect Randy Parent.
SARASOTA COUNTY - Lawn bowling is a sport turning what most know as an indoor recreational activity into an outdoor competitive sport. Alin Lozada, President of the Sarasota Lawn Bowling Club said, "A lot of good exercise...a lot of great strategy...a lot
TAMPA - Well, the good news is that it is not the most unsafe college campus in the country, but the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida is the least safe of any in the state. A new study from the security website, alarms.org, ranked college c
SARASOTA - Sarasota's Rosemary Birthing Home to close Midwife involved in recent delivery that resulted in brain damage was prepared to take over A Sarasota birthing center profiled as part of a nine–month investigation by GateHouse Media and the He
SARASOTA - Sarasota City Commissioners not liking what they see in a drastic Fruitville Road redesign. Commissioners had no appetite for a Fruitville Road "diet" staffers attempted to feed the board Monday night. SARASOTA — The Sarasota City Commiss
SARASOTA COUNTY - Sarasota School Board moves closer to ending savings policy Superintendent says he only recently discovered the school district had its own method of calculating reserves. SARASOTA — The Sarasota County School Board continued discu
SARASOTA - A Former foster child testifies in her own sex abuse trial. Man is accused of committing acts on girl who was 3 at the time Her testimony — spoken haltingly and quietly in a breathless circuit courtroom — is central to the case that
Leaders from the district's 25 Title I schools say there are a bevy of reasons kids miss school regularly PALMETTO A table surrounded by teachers from Manatee County's Samoset Elementary School rattled off a list of reasons kids miss school: Rain, long co
SARASOTA- Sarasota Memorial Hospital broke ground on its new cancer tower, the second step toward a new cancer institute for the Suncoast. The new 8-story cancer care tower will hold 56 private suites and 9 operating rooms.
SARASOTA - At around 2 PM Tuesday, A Toy Lab employee tells SNN that a presume homeless and intoxicated woman walked into the store.
SARASOTA - The 'Suffragist Project' is a movement marking a major shift in American history. This 16-month long celebration is a commemoration of the upcoming 100th anniversary of women right to vote.
Fresh Flamingo Owner Patrik Malatinszki says it’s a problem everywhere.
“Everybody’s working hard and they don’t have time to cook, and they like to eat healthy,” Malatinszki said.