Florida Aquarium makes "coral" history
Florida Aquarium makes "coral" history

The Florida Aquarium has made history as they become the first organization to successfully spawn a coral species in a laboratory.

5 hrs 4 mins ago by Alejandro Romero
Man stabbed outside Walmart in Englewood
5 hrs 18 mins ago by Alejandro Romero
School board approves investigation into accuser
9 hrs 42 mins ago by Samantha Sonner
Persistence pays off in saving both Sarasota YMCA branches
Persistence pays off in saving both Sarasota YMCA branches

SARASOTA - Save Our Y co-founders announce Wednesday morning a big win in their grassroots fight to stop both Sarasota YMCA locations from shutting down.

9 hrs 48 mins ago by Jenna Brew
Sarasota Police Detectives are asking for your help to identify art theft suspect
Sarasota Police Detectives are asking for your help to identify art theft suspect

SARASOTA - The suspect gained access to a business in the 300 Block of John Ringling Boulevard and stole a painting and mirror worth $2,000.  

10 hrs 33 mins ago by Chip Reid
New art that archives the history of Sarasota is underway at the Rosemary Square District
New art that archives the history of Sarasota is underway at the Rosemary Square District

SARASOTA - One mural is on display from artist Truman Adams. Murals will be painted each month and each different painting will represent a facet that is synonymous with Sarasota including ballet, theater, dance, and visual arts. 

10 hrs 36 mins ago by Chip Reid
Portion of Sarasota Memorial Hospital is evacuated after gas leak
Portion of Sarasota Memorial Hospital is evacuated after gas leak

SARASOTA - According to Sarasota Memorial Hospital, an underground gas line was struck by construction crews in a parking lot adjacent to the hospital. 

10 hrs 41 mins ago by Chip Reid
Body found floating in North Port retention pond is identified
Body found floating in North Port retention pond is identified

 A body found floating in a north port retention pond Friday has been identified. 

14 hrs 41 mins ago by Jennifer Kveglis
Sarasota School Board expands scope of sexual harassment investigation
Sarasota School Board expands scope of sexual harassment investigation

The Sarasota School Board has expanded the scope of a sexual harassment investigation.  The Board also authorized an outside firm to investigate the Sarasota Classified/Teachers Association and administrative assistant Cheraina Bonner.

17 hrs 32 mins ago by SNN Newsroom
New Venice Pier opening soon
New Venice Pier opening soon

The new Venice Pier should reopen by Labor Day weekend.  Besides the new deck, contractors are busy working on  punch–list items, including electrical components for new turtle–friendly lighting.

17 hrs 37 mins ago by Alejandro Romero
Big changes are coming to large stretch of South County land that has been empty for over two decades
Big changes are coming to large stretch of South County land that has been empty for over two decades

VENICE - There is a 12 plus acre parcel of Venice Municipal Airport property that is commonly referred to as "circus property".

August 20th, 6:24 PM EDT by Chip Reid
Bradenton Christian School breaks ground on $19 million sports complex
Bradenton Christian School breaks ground on $19 million sports complex

MANATEE COUNTY - Bradenton Christian School turned the page in a new chapter for their athletics and broke ground on a $19 million state-of-the art sports facility. It's future, reshaped for athletics at Bradenton Christian School. Dan Vande Pol, Superint

August 20th, 5:20 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
YMCA set to vote on joint-agreement to save both locations
YMCA set to vote on joint-agreement to save both locations

SARASOTA- The Sarasota YMCA board is meeting Tuesday to vote on a possible deal to save the Sarasota County YMCA.

August 20th, 5:17 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
A & E's, and Casey Key's, Jack Perkins dies
A & E's, and Casey Key's, Jack Perkins dies

SARASOTA COUNTY - 'Biography' host and Casey Key resident Jack Perkins dies at 85. He died Monday on Casey Key. Television viewers across the country remember Perkins from his work on "NBC Nightly News" and "The Today Show," along with his hosting duties

August 20th, 9:04 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
New Irish pub opening in Sarasota
New Irish pub opening in Sarasota

SARASOTA - Irish 31 pub is now open for business, sort of. The 3,000-square-foot restaurant is a higher-end eatery with a menu that's traditional Irish pub fare mixed with American fare. The restaurant will officially open at 3750 S. Tamiami Trail in Sara

August 20th, 7:11 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
New tree ordinance to be reviewed
New tree ordinance to be reviewed

VENICE - A proposed tree ordinance that would reimburse owners of 'Venetian Trees' for the cost of the annual trimming is getting a final review.The final draft of Venice's tree protection ordinance, will be reviewed by the Venice Planning Commission at a

August 20th, 7:03 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Family of hit-and-run victim wants changes
Family of hit-and-run victim wants changes

PALMETTO - A Palmetto family is in mourning , and now they want railings and safety measures to be put in place at US 19 to prevent more accidents. At around 3:00 Saturday morning, family members say 13-year-old Tyler Pittard was walking along the shoulde

August 20th, 6:59 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Gators are climbing chain-link fences now
Gators are climbing chain-link fences now

JACKSONVILLE - As if the prospect of an alligator in your yard wasn't scary enough, now they can climb fences! A gator scaled a fence at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida over the weekend. A woman was driving by Saturday when she caught the g

August 20th, 6:10 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Vote on deal to save Sarasota County YMCA fitness centers could come soon
Vote on deal to save Sarasota County YMCA fitness centers could come soon

A vote on a deal to save a pair of popular Sarasota County YMCA locations could come as soon as Tuesday.

August 19th, 10:57 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner
Planned Parenthood withdrawing from Title X funding
Planned Parenthood withdrawing from Title X funding

SARASOTA- Planned Parenthood is withdrawing from Title X funding, after federal  courts uphold the Trump Administration’s “gag rule.”  

August 19th, 5:26 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
High-speed chase leads to four-time convicted felon arrest
High-speed chase leads to four-time convicted felon arrest

 A late night traffic stop in South Sarasota Thursday night led deputies to a high-speed chase after a convicted felon carrying Fentanyl

August 19th, 3:36 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
FHP: Fatal hit and run driver turns himself in
FHP: Fatal hit and run driver turns himself in

PALMETTO - The driver of a truck troopers say struck three pedestrians, killing two, has turned himself into authorities.

August 19th, 2:23 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
New evidence in Morris case
New evidence in Morris case

There is new evidence in Sheena Morris' 2009 death, but officials are still reluctant to re-open the case.New evidence of marks caused by the pooling of blood after death,  known as lividity,  refutes the suicide conclusions of multiple investigations.

August 19th, 7:23 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
A break in early Saturday morning fatal hit–and –run
A break in early Saturday morning fatal hit–and –run

There's been a break in the early Saturday morning fatal hit–and –run case in Palmetto . According to Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of the white Chevy Silverado truck in question has come forward to authorities. 

August 19th, 6:49 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Yappy Hour at Motorworks Brewery
Yappy Hour at Motorworks Brewery

Motorworks Brewery and Animal Networks hosts Yappy Hour for pets and their owners to sit back and enjoy the day.

August 18th, 5:50 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Crash in Venice kills one, injures another
Crash in Venice kills one, injures another

An early morning crash in Venice leaves one dead and another injured.

August 18th, 5:46 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Environmental cleanup needed for planned affordable housing site
Environmental cleanup needed for planned affordable housing site

The Manatee County Commission Board says property planned for affordable housing needs environmental cleanup.

August 18th, 5:42 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Bradenton home damaged in fire
Bradenton home damaged in fire

A fire causes more $ 60,000 in damages to a Bradenton home.

August 18th, 5:33 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero

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