Kids thanks Sarasota Police Department
Kids thanks Sarasota Police Department

SARASOTA- Kids took time of their Spring Break to meet the officers of the Sarasota Police Department. Students from the Salvation Army Sunday School spent the last month learning about service, and people who serve the community.

1 hr 46 mins ago by Samantha Sonner
SPD provides resources to sexual assault survivors
1 hr 50 mins ago by Samantha Sonner
Michael Saunders is awarded "Hero of History"
3 hrs 44 mins ago by Jennifer Kveglis
City of Sarasota moves toward decriminalizing pot
City of Sarasota moves toward decriminalizing pot

SARASOTA - Sarasota is decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana.

6 hrs 14 mins ago by Don Brennan
Terry Changing Roles At Laurel Civic Association
Terry Changing Roles At Laurel Civic Association

SARASOTA COUNTY - Sandra Sims Terry is making a change, but not so drastic that she is leaving the Laurel Civic Association.

6 hrs 19 mins ago by Don Brennan
Sarasota Film Festival Kicks Off April 5th
Sarasota Film Festival Kicks Off April 5th

SARASOTA- Tickets for the 21st annual Sarasota Film Festival go on sale this Thursday. The festival kicks off April 5th with the documentary "Mike Wallace is Here."

20 hrs 52 mins ago by Samantha Sonner
Voting Underway on Designs by Ringling Students
Voting Underway on Designs by Ringling Students

Students of Ringling College of Art and Design are responsible for these new license plate ideas, and you get to decide which will be the winning design.

March 19th, 11:33 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
Alzheimer's and dementia state funding could soon see change
Alzheimer's and dementia state funding could soon see change

HEALTH - Governor Ron DeSantis is directing the Florida State Department of Health to prioritize funding towards Alzheimer's Disease and dementia in the State Health Improvement Plan. A new bill in review this week could do just that as Florida legislator

March 19th, 9:51 AM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
The Suncoast's health is stable
The Suncoast's health is stable

In a yearly check up, the Suncoast's health indicators are stable. However, Lack of health insurance and alcohol related fatalities remain the top concerns.

March 19th, 9:47 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Taking time for 'The Bay '
Taking time for 'The Bay '

The Sarasota City Commission does not want to rush things, so its taking some time to finalize the massive Bayfront project contract.

March 19th, 9:42 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
List down to four finalists to lead USF
List down to four finalists to lead USF

 The University of South Florida has announced the four finalists, in the running, to lead the university once long time president Judy Genshaft steps down in July.

March 19th, 9:37 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
DeSantis signs medical marijuana bill into law
DeSantis signs medical marijuana bill into law

SARASOTA- By the stroke of his pen, Governor Ron DeSantis repeals the state's ban on smoking medical marijuana, more than two years after voters approved medical marijuana, patients will be able to smoke it if they choose too.

March 18th, 5:30 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Suncoast Blood Bank facing critical shortage
Suncoast Blood Bank facing critical shortage

SARASOTA - The supply of O negative blood on the Suncoast has fallen to critically low levels over the weekend due to high volume need by patients involved in serious car crashes, that's according to a release from the SunCoast Blood Bank.

March 18th, 11:07 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Sarasota Square mall future uncertain
Sarasota Square mall future uncertain

Like young Stymie alluded to about his future in an episode of "the Little Rascals," Sarasota Square mall doesn't know in which direction it is going, but it's on its way.

March 18th, 9:56 AM EDT by Don Brennan
G Wiz appeal denied by City
G Wiz appeal denied by City

SARASOTA - The Sarasota City Commission denies a demolition appeal for the G.Wiz building. After nearly nine hours of testimony from expert witnesses, public comment and debate, a split Sarasota City Commission on Saturday denied an appeal by a private ci

March 18th, 9:47 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Bicyclist hit by car late Saturday night
Bicyclist hit by car late Saturday night

Officers investigate a car versus bicyclist crash, Saturday night.

March 17th, 5:27 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Inaugural Red Ribbon Gala raises funds to treat and prevent HIV
Inaugural Red Ribbon Gala raises funds to treat and prevent HIV

CAN Community Health hosts the Red Ribbon Gala fundraiser in efforts to reshape the face of HIV.

March 17th, 5:21 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Opening weekend for the Sarasota County Fair
Opening weekend for the Sarasota County Fair

Suncoast residents are enjoying their official start of the Spring Break by going to the fair.

March 16th, 5:37 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Inaugural Red Ribbon Gala hosted by CAN Community Health
Inaugural Red Ribbon Gala hosted by CAN Community Health

The inaugural red ribbon gala is reshaping the face of HIV.

March 16th, 5:28 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Bicyclist hit by car near Selby Botanical Gardens
Bicyclist hit by car near Selby Botanical Gardens

Sarasota Police responded to a call of a bicyclist hit by a car near the Selby Botanical Gardens.

March 16th, 5:17 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Sarasota Sheriff's Office Tweet from the Beat
Sarasota Sheriff's Office Tweet from the Beat

Sarasota Sheriff’s Office held their Tweet from the Beat virtual ride along Friday night.

March 15th, 11:00 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Girls Scouts and FPL partner up for first solar canopy in Sarasota
Girls Scouts and FPL partner up for first solar canopy in Sarasota

The Girls Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida and the Florida Power and Light Company are bringing solar energy to the Suncoast.

March 15th, 10:15 PM EDT by Alejandro Romero
Sarasota County Commission approves smaller, affordable housing units
Sarasota County Commission approves smaller, affordable housing units

SARASOTA- Sarasota County is taking steps to encourage the development of more affordable housing; Commissioners approved an ordinance that will allow developers to build smaller multi-family housing units.

March 15th, 4:56 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Inaugural Red Ribbon Gala reshapes the face of HIV
Inaugural Red Ribbon Gala reshapes the face of HIV

CAN Community Health's mission to provide medical, social, and educational services for HIV treatment and prevention will be celebrated on the Suncoast by hundreds from across the country Saturday night at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

March 15th, 1:20 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
Volunteers work to open welcome center in Osprey
Volunteers work to open welcome center in Osprey

 Volunteers are working to help open a welcome center at Osprey Junction Trailhead Park. 

March 15th, 9:36 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Main Street For Sale
Main Street For Sale

SARASOTA- Four different census tracts in Sarasota are now designated opportunity zones, including the 1700 block of Main Street, currently up for sale.

March 14th, 4:57 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Crash overturns semi truck with dog inside & dislodges boat onto interstate
Crash overturns semi truck with dog inside & dislodges boat onto interstate

SARASOTA COUNTY - A massive crash Thursday morning overturned a tractor trailer with a dog inside and dislodged a boat onto I-75. Florida Highway Patrol Troopers arrived to the accident on I–75 South near Clark Road just before 10 a.m. for crash.

March 14th, 1:17 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
Successful 'Lion King' run a game– changer
Successful 'Lion King' run a game– changer

A successful 'Lion King' run could be a game– changer for the Van Wezel. It shows that the Van Wezel can pull in the crowds for major productions.

March 14th, 10:51 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom

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