Feel Good Friday: "The Fabric of India" at The Ringling
Feel Good Friday: "The Fabric of India" at The Ringling

In this week's edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN's Grant Boxleitner spent time at The Ringling in Sarasota.
The museum is showcasing a new exhibit, "The Fabric of India."

2 hrs 7 mins ago by Grant Boxleitner
Sarasota Police Officer injured in motorcycle crash
Sarasota Police Officer injured in motorcycle crash

SARASOTA- A crash involving a Sarasota Police Motorcycle Cop shut down 301 this morning. The crash at Ringling Blvd. and 301 occurred just before 10:30 Friday Morning.

13 hrs 14 mins ago by Samantha Sonner
Another wastewater spill in Sarasota County
Another wastewater spill in Sarasota County

VENICE - In this case, the third time is not a charm. About 1,500 gallons of reclaimed wastewater has spilled in Venice. About 500 gallons were recovered. According to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, a valve on a reclaimed water line f

17 hrs 17 mins ago by SNN Newsroom
Lawyers in "baseball tickets" case suspended for 18 months
Lawyers in "baseball tickets" case suspended for 18 months

PALMETTO - The Palmetto lawyers involved in the case of giving baseball tickets to a judge have been suspended. Melton Little and Scott Kallins were suspended Thursday from practicing law for 18 months. The attorneys admitted to giving a former circuit ju

19 hrs 49 mins ago by SNN Newsroom
County hires consultant for redistricting guidance
County hires consultant for redistricting guidance

SARASOTA County - Sarasota County has hired a consultant to wade through the tumultuous waters of redistricting. The County has chosen the Tallahassee consulting firm Kurt Spitzer and Associates to collect population information and guide the effort to re

20 hrs ago by Don Brennan
Attorney General Ashley Moody meets with school leaders to combat vaping epidemic among teens
Attorney General Ashley Moody meets with school leaders to combat vaping epidemic among teens

Florida’s Attorney General Ashley Moody visited the Suncoast to talk to school leaders of the rise in numbers of teens who vape or use e-cigarettes.

July 18th, 8:45 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Sarasota couple arrested for tying down, beating child
Sarasota couple arrested for tying down, beating child

A Sarasota couple accused of using zip ties to bind a 13-year-old boy to a piece of Plywood have been arrested.

July 18th, 6:42 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
First Lady announces plan to make mental health services more accessible
First Lady announces plan to make mental health services more accessible

VENICE- Recognizing you need help is hard, but finding the right help can be even harder. Florida's First Lady Casey DeSantis is working to improve mental health care across the state.

July 18th, 5:41 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Sarasota man rescued after boat capsized 5 miles offshore
Sarasota man rescued after boat capsized 5 miles offshore

SARASOTA COUNTY - A boat capsized off Suncoast shores last night, but thankfully, all ended well. The Coast Guard and Sarasota Fire Rescue rescued 55 yr old Jay Connelly, of Sarasota whose boat capsized approximately 5 miles west of Sarasota. Sarasota Fir

July 18th, 10:54 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Finalists whittled down to two for Sarasota roundabouts
Finalists whittled down to two for Sarasota roundabouts

The finalists have been whittled down to two for art on U.S. 41 roundabouts. Six artists presented their work to the Sarasota Public Art Committee yesterday vying to become the Roundabout artists.

July 18th, 9:51 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Construction workers injured during condo remodel
Construction workers injured during condo remodel

LONGBOAT KEY CLUB- A construction accident sends two to the hospital in Sarasota today. Workers remodeling a condo on Regent Place in Longboat Key were using a grinder when one of the wheels came off.

July 17th, 5:49 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Man bitten by rattlesnake, recovering at Sarasota Memorial
Man bitten by rattlesnake, recovering at Sarasota Memorial

“I hear a big loud noise, 'sssss,' inside the grass so I quickly realized that was a rattlesnake," Earl Hjertstedt said.

July 17th, 4:16 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
Female boxers give common stigma an uppercut
Female boxers give common stigma an uppercut

When most people hear the word "boxing" they think of big names like Muhammed Ali and Mike Tyson. But there's just one thing missing from that list...females. Two Suncoast female boxers are changing that stigma, one punch at a time.

July 17th, 3:38 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
Cryotherapy: The coolest way to treat your muscles
Cryotherapy: The coolest way to treat your muscles

A cool way to naturally ease anything from back pain to migraines is sweeping the Suncoast and all it takes is 3 minutes.

July 17th, 11:30 AM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
Sarasota man scratches off $1 million winner
Sarasota man scratches off $1 million winner

SARASOTA - This scratching is way, way, way better than scratching an itch, and more profitable, as well.. Stephen Lyons bought a $5 Monopoly Jackpot scratch–off lottery ticket at Palmer market in Sarasota, and that $5 investment paid off as the 75-

July 17th, 8:46 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Master P Coming to the Suncoast
Master P Coming to the Suncoast

SARASOTA - Rapper Master P is coming to the Suncoast. The founder of the record label No Limit Records was one of the most successful music entrepreneurs of any genre of the 1990s. However, Master P made his impact as one of the most successful rappers/hi

July 17th, 5:31 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Sarasota utility bills will rise with new plan
Sarasota utility bills will rise with new plan

SARASOTA - Water and sewer bills are on the rise in Sarasota. It all starts with the 11–year upgrade plan. Which is a massive, $300 million overhaul of Sarasota's neglected water and sewer infrastructure, and city commissioners agreed cannot be post

July 17th, 4:53 AM EDT by Don Brennan
How injections can treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration
How injections can treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The Eye Associates Retina Specialist Dr. Joshua Mali says AMD is not rare.

July 16th, 7:54 PM EDT by Hallie Peilet
Summer learning academy hears from children's author
Summer learning academy hears from children's author

SARASOTA- Students at Fruitville Elementary's Summer Learning Academy gathered in their Pajamas to hear from an author of a book they've read.

July 16th, 5:39 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Baking cookies in space
Baking cookies in space

SARASOTA- It's been 50 years since the Apollo mission put man on the moon and in those 50 years Space travel has gotten a lot more sophisticated, and the same goes for the food.

July 16th, 5:37 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Senior Friendship Centers kick off 24-Hour giving challenge
Senior Friendship Centers kick off 24-Hour giving challenge

Southwest Florida’s Senior Friendship Centers challenge you to "power up" your support Tuesday. 

July 16th, 4:43 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
YMCA Reads Program a big success
YMCA Reads Program a big success

The YMCA Reads! Program is successfully taking hold of the Suncoast. The  out–of–school reading remediation program in Sarasota and Charlotte counties is helping kids catch up on more than a year of school in just weeks.

July 16th, 7:17 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Blood donations needed for Hurricane Barry victims
Blood donations needed for Hurricane Barry victims

SARASOTA- Looking for a way to help those impacted by flooding from Hurricane Barry? Suncoast Blood Bank is calling on people to come out and Donate Blood.

July 15th, 5:35 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Gotcha Ride leaving Sarasota
Gotcha Ride leaving Sarasota

SARASOTA- Gotcha Ride doesn't want to compete in Sarasota, and with the city announcing plans to bring in a different bike share company they announced they are leaving.

July 15th, 5:32 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Team USA wins Canamex Regatta
Team USA wins Canamex Regatta

 Team USA wins the Canamex Regatta, and local rowers had a big impact on the competition. The Regatta over the weekend brought some of the best U19 Rowers from the USA, Mexico and Canada to Nathan Benderson Park.  

July 15th, 10:32 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
SCAT thinking "outside the bus" with new plan
SCAT thinking "outside the bus" with new plan

SARASOTA COUNTY - SCAT is thinking ‘out–the–bus’ on this. Sarasota County commissioners were drawn to a transit consultant's pitch for a "leading–edge" countywide transportation network with potential to take more riders more

July 15th, 5:13 AM EDT by Don Brennan

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