SARASOTA- A Waste Management truck caught fire in Downtown Sarasota this morning. The fire started just around 9:00 and Sarasota County Fire arrived on scene quickly to put out the fire.
SARASOTA- Lawyers for Convicted Murder Joseph Smith are back in Sarasota Court as Smith is set to be resentenced. Smith was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and murdering 11-year-old Carlie Brucia in December of 2005.
SARASOTA- A Bicyclist rushed to the hospital after being struck by a pickup truck. The accident occurred just after noon on Bee Ridge Road just West of Beneva.
It was day of remembrance for students and staff at Brentwood Elementary as they held a vigil for nine year old Roman Miller who tragically passed away Monday morning.
SARASOTA- Operation Ice Mama takes down a methamphetamine trafficking ring in Sarasota County. 16 people are facing 57 criminal charges related to meth trafficking after an eight month undercover operation.
Nik Wallenda is planning a new highwire walk , this time over Times Square. The wire walker and sister Lijana will attempt to cross Times Square from 25 stories up.
SARASOTA- It's National Stroke Awareness Month and Encompass Health brought Stroke Survivors together with members of the community to promote healthy living.
When it comes to kids and pools, Sarasota YMCA Association Aquatics Director Lauran DeLagrange says we need to be more careful.
SARASOTA COUNTY - Three people are shot during a fight in a Waffle House parking lot early Wednesday morning in Sarasota County, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.
SARASOTA - The Patterson Foundation will contribute $5 million to The Bay, the redevelopment project on Sarasota's waterfront. The Sarasota waterfront's $300 million redevelopment project, which will create a more open and inviting space, secured a key co
MANATEE COUNTY - Although tourist development taxes will have to go to costs other than construction, Manatee County commissioners do want to help Mote aquarium. Manatee cannot legally use bed taxes for capital projects outside the county, so the commissi
NORTH PORT - Seeking feedback on veterans issues as he works to reform the US Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube will hold a town hall. It will be held in North Port on May 29 to discuss those veterans issues including the future of VA
SARASOTA COUNTY - Do a little dance, make a little love, get down tonight. That could be the theme song for manatees right now. If you see a group of manatees thrashing around near the shore, don't worry, they aren't in danger. They are trying to mate. It
North Port welcomes first new hotel since 1973. Lodgco Hospitality Inc. hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking for a 100–room Hampton Inn & Suites hotel yesterday. It is on Tuscola Boulevard, just west of Sumter.
Detwiler's is opening a new Sarasota store. The local grocer will take over the space left vacant by Winn–Dixie, giving the Merchants Pointe plaza a new anchor tenant.
After a long debate, Sarasota will have to look elsewhere for its Orchestra concert hall, it's a no-go for Payne Park.
Suncoast residents are in a panic after discovering an employee at a popular restaurant on Main Street may have exposed patrons to Hepatitis A.
For the past 34 years Relay for Life has helped raise funds for cancer research across the world.
The Newtown Farmers Market has a new a home and volunteers celebrated the grand reopening Saturday morning.
Across the U.S. several states have signed into law restrictive abortion bills banning women more than six weeks pregnant from getting an abortion.
The Sarasota county health department says a food service worker at a downtown restaurant tested positive for Hepatitis A.
We continue our coverage of ACT F.A.S.T for our stroke awareness series.
SARASOTA- Starting July 1st, Traffic Officers will have more work to do on the roads when they are finally able to issue fines for people texting while driving.
President and CEO of The Haven, Brad Jones, says 80% of people with disabilities are unemployed.
Sitting on the banks of Little Sarasota Bay, Historic Spanish Point remains a local treasure. The site includes archaeological prehistory, lush plant life and a taste of Old Florida.