Paws for Purpose raised money to help build kennel for service dogs
Paws for Purpose raised money to help build kennel for service dogs

Patriotic pups were dressed up in red white and blue at the Sarasota Farmers Market for the Paws for Purpose fundraiser.

17 hrs 33 mins ago by Briana Bozkurt
Cities can now ban smoking on the beach
July 1st, 5:22 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Avoid the holiday traffic jam
July 1st, 5:21 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
P1 Powerboat Grand Prix kicks off Friday
P1 Powerboat Grand Prix kicks off Friday

We've been talking about the P1 Power Boat races all week, and they are finally upon us. 

July 1st, 4:06 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
4th of July Fireworks at Marina Jack, Monday
4th of July Fireworks at Marina Jack, Monday

The 4th of July fireworks return to Marina Jack this holiday on Monday.

July 1st, 11:12 AM EDT by Annette Gutierrez
What's Happening on the Suncoast: 7/01 - 7/03
What's Happening on the Suncoast: 7/01 - 7/03

It’s the holiday weekend, which means there are a lot of events to look out for. 

July 1st, 11:01 AM EDT by Annette Gutierrez
Keeping animals safe during 4th of July weekend
Keeping animals safe during 4th of July weekend

4th of July weekend brings a spectacular display of firework events across the Suncoast, but for animals, the festivities can do more harm them good.

June 30th, 6:41 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Donations allow Agape Flights in Venice to purchase new plane
Donations allow Agape Flights in Venice to purchase new plane

Agape Flights, a Venice missionary group, lost one of their aid planes after it was abducted and destroyed by Haitian rioters in March.

June 30th, 5:32 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
Suncoast Credit Union scholarship recipients announced
Suncoast Credit Union scholarship recipients announced

Diana Nicole Valero: (from L-R) Diana Nicole Valero, Sarasota High School, Cheryl Haller, College Career Advisor, Education Foundation of Sarasota County Education Foundation of Sarasota County SARASOTA COUNTY (SNN TV) - The Education Foundation of Saraso

June 30th, 4:15 PM EDT by Don Brennan
Florida judge blocks 15 week abortion ban
Florida judge blocks 15 week abortion ban

Judge John Cooper sided with them, ruling on Thursday that the law is unconstitutional and "violates the privacy provision of the Florida constitution."

June 30th, 4:08 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
Bijou Garden Cafe has new summer menu and pride specials
Bijou Garden Cafe has new summer menu and pride specials

It’s the last day of Pride month, and if you’re looking for a colorful bite to eat, Bijou Garden Cafe has the meal.

June 30th, 12:59 PM EDT by Annette Gutierrez
Car found in rural North Port with body inside
Car found in rural North Port with body inside

The car was found Wednesday morning parked in the woods off Serris Drive.

June 29th, 9:40 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
Sheriff Hoffman addresses Marsy's Law Ruling
Sheriff Hoffman addresses Marsy's Law Ruling

SARASOTA- Sarasota County Sheriff Kurt Hoffman says even after the recent court ruling there is a lot about Marsy's Law they still don't know.

June 29th, 5:30 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
All smiles at the annual Friendliest Catch Fishing Tournament
All smiles at the annual Friendliest Catch Fishing Tournament

Kids, teens, and adults with special needs all had a chance to grab a rod and hook that catch of the day.

June 29th, 2:57 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
Seniors receive help preparing for storm season
Seniors receive help preparing for storm season

SARASOTA COUNTY (WSNN) - Hurricane season is here, which means the vulnerable population may need extra help preparing for safety. That’s why Florida Power and Light partnered with Senior Friendship Centers and Florida Council on Aging to help more

June 29th, 1:36 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Judge dissolves injunction against the Herald Tribune
Judge dissolves injunction against the Herald Tribune

SARASOTA- The Herald Tribune can print the names of Sarasota County Sheriff's Deputies involved in a fatal shooting. Judge Charles Williams dissolved the injunction Monday, and as of today's reporting have not appealed.

June 28th, 5:51 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Sarasota-Cuban musician releases album featuring worldwide artists
Sarasota-Cuban musician releases album featuring worldwide artists

Renesito Avich is known as the one-man Cuban band in Sarasota. And he just released a new album called Cafe Con Cariño. 

June 28th, 4:00 PM EDT by Annette Gutierrez
Two Sarasota residents plan on traveling to Ukraine to help locals
Two Sarasota residents plan on traveling to Ukraine to help locals

Two Sarasota residents plan to travel to Ukraine to help the people still living there. Adelia Moyano and Allan Mestel went to Ukraine when the war first began, and they plan to go back this weekend.

June 27th, 12:38 PM EDT by Annette Gutierrez
Venice man dead after moped crash in Sarasota county
Venice man dead after moped crash in Sarasota county

A 72-year-old Venice man is dead after a fatal crash last night in Sarasota County.

June 27th, 12:25 PM EDT by Annette Gutierrez
Longboat Key prepares for rising tides
Longboat Key prepares for rising tides

A Longboat Key study aims to prepare the town for rising tides.

June 27th, 12:05 PM EDT by Annette Gutierrez
Nikki Fried: I'll use "full weight" of governor's office to help enshrine right to abortion in constitution
Nikki Fried: I'll use "full weight" of governor's office to help enshrine right to abortion in constitution

Commissioner Fried joined SNN to respond to arguments made by those who oppose abortion rights, as well as talk about what she would do as governor on the issue of abortion rights.

June 26th, 5:49 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Gas prices fall 21 cents in Florida over two weeks
Gas prices fall 21 cents in Florida over two weeks

As a whole, the US price of oil declined 11% during the past two weeks.

June 27th, 7:22 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Sarasota Emergency Radio Club will keep communication going if a hurricane strikes
Sarasota Emergency Radio Club will keep communication going if a hurricane strikes

Sarasota Emergency Radio Club practiced their skills at the annual AARL field day event at the Red Cross in Sarasota. They are prepared to keep communication going in case a natural disaster strikes the Suncoast.

June 25th, 5:06 PM EDT by Briana Bozkurt
President Biden signs national gun safety bill
President Biden signs national gun safety bill

The measure closes the so-called boyfriend loophole in domestic violence law, which keeps guns away from unmarried dating partners convicted of abuse.

June 25th, 12:52 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
City of North Port raises impact fees
City of North Port raises impact fees

City commissioners voted 4-1 to enact impact fees similar to those suggested in a study by Tindale-Oliver & Associates in 2011.

June 25th, 12:43 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
AFL-CIO of Florida endorses Charlie Crist
AFL-CIO of Florida endorses Charlie Crist

According to the Herald Tribune, the AFL-CIO endorsed Crist on Friday in his race in the Democratic primary against Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, Democrat Nikki Fried.

June 25th, 12:24 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Antisemitic fliers once again found in Sarasota neighborhood
Antisemitic fliers once again found in Sarasota neighborhood

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office confirmed this and said similar material was found in a Siesta Key neighborhood.

June 25th, 12:20 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
READ: Brian Laundrie's final journal entry
READ: Brian Laundrie's final journal entry

Through the 8 scribbled pages, Brian claimed responsibility for the death of his fiancée.

June 24th, 6:52 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin

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