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
The Manatee Kennel Club has purchased a third dog for the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Phantom is a 19–month–old Belgian Malinois, and becomes the agency's ninth patrol canine.
Manatee County teacher Austin Pearce is arrested on charges related to solicitation of a child for sex. He was a first year agriculture teacher at Palmetto High School.
SARASOTA- Over 8 million people cast ballots in the State of Florida and Sarasota and Manatee Counties saw some of the highest voter turnouts. Turnout was 67.13% in Manatee County and 66.88% in Sarasota County.
Golfers raise money for Ringling College scholarships The annual Ringling College Golf Tournament was held at Laurel Oak Country Club in Sarasota on Monday. What a day it turned out to be, both weather-wise, and the turnout. Nearly 200 golfers in almost 5
This election day ride sharing apps for Uber, Lyft, and Lime are making it more affordable to get to the polls.
SARASOTA AND MANATEE COUNTIES - 5.1 million people have voted in Florida before Tuesday's midterm election. The Sarasota County Board of Elections has had 43 percent of people cast their votes early and the Manatee County Board has had 39 percent of its v
The chiropractor crash in Sebring that SNN reported to you on Friday claimed the life of a popular Bradenton chiropractor.
A Sarasota Republican is the favorite to claim Florida's 17th Congressional District seat. It hasn't taken him long to get to the verge of that seat either. Just 8 years has passed as Sarasota state Sen. Greg Steube has gone from the Florida House to the
Sarasota Architectural Salvage has worked out of a warehouse in downtown Sarasota since 2003 but now, like George and Weezie Jefferson, it's moving on up. Owner Jesse White opened a second location on University Parkway in the Market at University Town Ce
Aldi's has a grand re-opening. The development of the Cortez Road store includes about 2,000 additional square feet, more refrigeration space, and double the amount of meat.
A Sarasota Housing Authority program gets national recognition. In the four years the "Attendance Matters" program has been running, it has cut down on chronic absenteeism by 25 percent.
A cutting edge University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee survey of veterans living in Manatee County wants to identify issues that could result in improved care and services.
Starbucks holiday cups and drinks are here.
Starbucks is bringing back six holiday beverages and four new holiday cups starting today.
MANATEE COUNTY - A Manatee County resident finds human remains in a field. According to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, the resident found the remains near 16th Ave. East and 61st St. East.
Republican Ron DeSantis started his campaign tour on the Suncoast Wednesday morning.
Parkland students are urging Sarasota residents to vote.
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students spent Tuesday urging Sarasota residents to hit the polls.
FDLE sexual predator app just in time for Halloween
President and former president stumping for Florida candidates
Campaigns are ramping up efforts to ensure voter–turnout. Both sides are doing anything from knocking on doors to pulling in political celebrities to fire up partisans.
Brunch on the Bay time and date set.
Suncoast red tide forcing stone crabs, and crabbers to travel
When cancer treatment ends, a new chapter of life begins. This Faces of Breast Cancer Series focuses on a Suncoast woman’s life after cancer.
Pamletto man arrested for sexual activity with a minor. Luis Salitre–Hernandez admitted to crime to Detectives.
High concentrations of red tide have been found in Pinellas, Manatee, and northern Sarasota Counties.According to a new report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.