ENGLEWOOD- Governor Ron DeSantis declared Hepatitis A emergency declared this week to help combat a growing number of cases.
ENGLEWOOD- The Red Tide Task force is back after 15 years, with a promise of sustained funding. 11 researchers and scientists will be looking at the causes of Red Tide algae blooms.
SARASOTA COUNTY - This time of year, it almost seems impossible to step foot on a Suncoast beach without spotting a sea turtle nest. Behind those staked off areas are hours of hard work, sometimes from volunteers. Before most of us pour our first cup of c
Shoppers and Florida's retail industry are gearing up for this year's back–to–school sales tax "holiday" on clothes, classroom supplies and computer equipment. It starts Friday.
The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office discovered a body near its jail when conducting its daily patrol. Detectives identified the body as 55-year-old Janice Lynn Ridgeway who was arrested on battery charges early Monday morning.
A Charlotte County retired veteran receives a mortgage-free home.
There is a recall for the State of Florida. Beef and pork distributed to restaurants may be contaminated by human blood. If you've eaten beef or pork in Florida recently, you may be at risk.
The last we spoke to Lemon Bay High, they were working on their halftime show, "Toxic," in the middle of a muggy Florida afternoon.
The band from Englewood has since accomplished much, from superior ratings at a recent assessment to performing at Disney.
SARASOTA- Sarasota County Fire Department took a second look at their pain management strategy during nationwide drug shortage and opioid epidemic, now patients have a new option. “It’s kind of like what is old is new again.” Division Chief Carson Sanders said. They’re now using Nitronox for pain management. “Most people remember going to their […]
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SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Political Corner, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Sarasota County Democratic Party Vice Chair Kevin Griffith discuss local candidates and the top of the ticket. Griffith says he’s observed a lot of enthusiasm for Suncoast state house candidates Margaret Good, Tracy Pratt and Tony Mowry when he’s been at campaign […]
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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – If you think you could be a star, now is your chance to prove it. America’s Got Talent is holding auditions in Tampa. On Monday, Dec. 10, you can put your talenton display for the judges. The number one tv show on NBC is encouraging folks to sign up now, and submit […]
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CHARLOTTE COUNTY- Charlotte County Parents are using a painful anniversary to raise awareness of rising Veteran suicide rates. 5 years ago, the family of 23-year-old Lance Corporal Rory Dalgliesh got news they never wanted to hear. Their son took his own life. “He was a Badass Marine,” Mike Dalgliesh said. “Yeah, a father would say […]
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CHARLOTTE COUNTY – A Charlotte County man has been found dead in his backyard canal. Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office says the call came from an observer around 2 PM on Baldwin Court, who reported a body floating in the water. Katie Heck, The Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer says the resident has been identified as […]
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Deputy First Class Hauschild and Deputy Geary of Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check for a woman with terminal cancer. Upon arriving at her apartment this morning, deputies noticed the woman did not have any food. Due to the woman’s health and financial conditions, deputies say it is very hard for her […]
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CHARLOTTE COUNTY – A Charlotte County contract worker has been electrocuted on the job. A call came in the early afternoon at the intersection of OakView and Westchester in the River Club Community. Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Katie Heck says worker Leslie Morse came into contact with a live wire while land […]
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SUNCOAST – Loans that are supposed to aid businesses in their recovery from red tide are not as helpful as the state makes them out to be. Those loans have to be paid back, and they carry high interest rates with them. The interest and the fact that many business owners are not aware of the […]
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NORTH PORT – A Punta Gorda teen has been arrested after threatening to shoot everyone at a North Port High School homecoming dance. 19-year-old Anthony Grimaldi, was arrested Thursday after making threats to kill or injure. North Port Police Department Public Information Officer Josh Taylor says people need to think twice before texting. “I mean […]
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NORTH PORT – A Punta Gorda teen was arrested after threatening to shoot everyone at a North Port High School homecoming dance, according to North Port Police Department reports. 19-year-old Anthony Grimaldi, was arrested on Thursday after making threats to kill or injure. According to the North Port Sun, Grimaldi made threats to a female saying […]
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PUNTA GORDA – LGBTQ community members and friends of Londonn Moore; coming together in the face of violence. “The last thing we want to see is her memory of the person she lived as being unknown or disregarded,” said supporter Lisa Trejo. “We needed to in the midst of this story, that’s sort of happening, just […]
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PORT CHARLOTTE – A 33-year-old man is dead after being hit by a car in Port Charlotte on Saturday morning. The fatal collision happened just after 5:15 a.m. at US-41 and Oil Well Road. Allen Walsh of Punta Gorda was walking on US-41 in the outside lane going northbound when he was hit by Todd Brusati […]
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PUNTA GORDA – Tomorrow morning friends and family of Londonn More will have a vigil in Moore’s honor. Moore was a 20-year-old transgender woman of color, found murdered September 8th in North Port. Family, friends and members of the LGBTQ community will gather at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda at 11 A.M. for the vigil. […]
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ENGLEWOOD – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Englewood Beach and Manasota Key. More than 20 Englewood area restaurants are participating in the Fourth Annual “Let’s Eat Englewood,” an event organized by the local chamber of commerce going on through Sept. 28. The participating establishments offers diners […]
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SARASOTA – In this edition of Political Corner, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson discuss the environmental issues of red tide and blue-green algae that have infiltrated the U.S. Senate race between Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott. The contest is drawing national interest ahead of the midterm elections. Both campaigns […]
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CHARLOTTE COUNTY – One man dies Wednesday night after a two vehicle crash in Charlotte County. Florida Highway Patrol says it happened just after 6 P.M. at the intersection of Burnt Store Road and Alcatraz Drive. Melissa Martinez drove a Jetta southbound on Burnt Store Road with a passenger 63-year-old Clyde Hancock. Michael Ferrall travelled […]
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TAMPA – It has been a good run, but now USF President Judy Genshaft is stepping down. Genshaft made the announcement Monday morning in a letter to the USF community. She will officially resign her post on July 1, 2019, which would be 20 years leading the university. Genshaft became president in 2000 and enrollment has […]
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