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.

8 hrs 53 mins ago by Chip Reid
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

14 hrs 54 mins ago by Don Brennan
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
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
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
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
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
Sarasota National Cemetery hosts annual Veterans Day Mass
Sarasota National Cemetery hosts annual Veterans Day Mass

The Knights of Columbus honor veterans with a special mass at the Sarasota National Cemetery. For the past nine years the group has organized the mass for fallen veterans and their families.

November 11th, 7:05 PM EST by SNN Newsroom
Kitchen fire in Sarasota home
Kitchen fire in Sarasota home

SARASOTA- Sarasota County Fire Department responded to a house fire off the corner of Conrad Avenue and Aspinwall Street. It happened just before noon. Fire officials say the fire started somewhere in the kitchen. Everyone in the home was able to make it

November 11th, 7:05 PM EST by Jennifer Kveglis
Road Closures for Veterans Day Parade – Sunday, November 11, 2018
Road Closures for Veterans Day Parade – Sunday, November 11, 2018

The Sarasota Veteran's day parade is back in Sarasota and there will be several road closures and vehicle tow away zones for the parade beginning on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 8 a.m.

November 10th, 6:12 PM EST by SNN Newsroom
Homeless vet given hope by MOTS
Homeless vet given hope by MOTS

SARASOTA/MANATEE - He went from homeless to hopeful. "To lose everything and have no family, no resources, You take advantage of a situation because a lot of doors are open for veterans now.

November 10th, 12:47 PM EST by Jennifer Kveglis
SPD Officer arrested for shoving airline employee
SPD Officer arrested for shoving airline employee

Sarasota Police Department officer Derrick Gilbert will be placed on paid administrative leave following his arrest in Pinellas County, SPD announced Friday night. He faces charges of trespassing, domestic battery and battery.

November 10th, 9:07 AM EST by SNN Newsroom
Fatal motorcycle accident in Venice
Fatal motorcycle accident in Venice

VENICE- At least one person is dead after a motorcycle crash in Venice. Just after 6:00 PM, a white vehicle and a motorcycle collided at the intersection of US 41 and Jacaranda Blvd.

November 9th, 10:41 PM EST by Samantha Sonner
Feel Good Friday: Santa's Flight Academy At UTC
Feel Good Friday: Santa's Flight Academy At UTC

In this week's edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN's Grant Boxleitner spent time at the Mall At UTC. Santa's Flight Academy is back in the Grand Court beginning Saturday through Dec. 24.

November 9th, 6:12 PM EST by Grant Boxleitner
Downtown Venice beautification project ongoing
Downtown Venice beautification project ongoing

VENICE- The Downtown Venice Beautification project is moving along. Crews are continuing prep work to paving Eastbound West Venice Ave, with work scheduled to begin on Tuesday. Once paving is complete, eastbound lanes will reopen to vehicles.

November 9th, 5:40 PM EST by Samantha Sonner
Fiery crash following Venice Police pursuit
Fiery crash following Venice Police pursuit

VENICE- A fiery crash after a Police pursuit in Venice Thursday Night. Just after 11, Venice Police attempted to pull a car over for a traffic violation, the vehicle fled, and the officer did not follow him.

November 9th, 5:31 PM EST by Samantha Sonner
Venice Library raising funds for solar panels
Venice Library raising funds for solar panels

VENICE - The sun will come out tomorrow at the Venice Library, or at least the hope is that it will, and now it will be up for public discussion. That discussion regarding fundraising that will bring solar panels to the library is scheduled for 4 to 6 p.m

November 9th, 10:26 AM EST by Don Brennan
4 Ohio jail escapees captured in Venice
4 Ohio jail escapees captured in Venice

VENICE - Four men who escaped from an Ohio jail over the weekend were captured here on the Suncoast. The four men were arrested Thursday after they stole a car investigation in Venice. According to the Venice police, officers were investigating a vehicle

November 9th, 10:23 AM EST by Don Brennan
Gov. Scott sues Broward, Palm Beach elections officials
Gov. Scott sues Broward, Palm Beach elections officials

The governor of Florida is suing Broward and Palm Beach County elections officials over vote–counting. Gov. Rick Scott filed the lawsuits while accusing "left wing activists" of trying to tilt the U.S. Senate race to Democrat Bill Nelson. Outside th

November 9th, 10:15 AM EST by Don Brennan
Crystal Classic adds more sculptures
Crystal Classic adds more sculptures

SIESTA KEY - The Siesta Key Crystal Classic is adding more sand sculptures. The sand sculpting event takes place Friday through Sunday as sand sculptors from all over the world will create their magic from Siesta Key Beach's famous white sand in the ninth

November 9th, 10:12 AM EST by Don Brennan
Awenasa the sailboat freed from Caspersen Beach
Awenasa the sailboat freed from Caspersen Beach

It may not have been love on the rocks, but Awenasa it was a sailboat on the rocks that was freed at Caspersen Beach. Awenasa is the name of the sailboat that had been aground since Hurricane Michael. The new owner of the 10–ton sailboat was not lis

November 9th, 9:59 AM EST by Don Brennan
A new generation of Allman-Betts collaborates
A new generation of Allman-Betts collaborates

Maybe the new album should be called, "Song of the Father," as sons of the the founders of the Allman Brothers band pair up for a new album. The sons of Gregg Allman and Sarasota resident Dickey Betts, founders of the Allman Brothers band, will keep that

November 9th, 9:51 AM EST by Don Brennan
Sarasota participates in a nationwide protest
Sarasota participates in a nationwide protest

The removal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions triggers a nationwide protest including right here on the Suncoast. At 5 P.M. hundreds of anti-Trump supporters lined the U.S. 41 roadside at Bayfront Park.

November 9th, 9:23 AM EST by PJ Robicheau

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