Sarasota Schools COO placed on administrative leave
Sarasota Schools COO placed on administrative leave

SARASOTA- Sarasota County Schools Chief Operating Officer Jeff Maultsby is being placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the ongoing harassment investigation.

10 hrs 44 mins ago by Samantha Sonner
Sarasota School Board passes new cell phone restrictions
Sarasota School Board passes new cell phone restrictions

SARASOTA- Sarasota County School Board unanimously passed new restrictions on cell phones and electronic devices in the classroom. Over two thousand parents, teachers, and students were surveyed over the new restrictions.

10 hrs 51 mins ago by Samantha Sonner
Sick 4-year-old BMX rider needs your help
Sick 4-year-old BMX rider needs your help

A Sarasota 4-year-old living with a rare genetic liver disease is battling the odds and using his dream of becoming a BMX racer as motivation.

16 hrs 17 mins ago by Jennifer Kveglis
Super–termite that chews through concrete headed for Tampa Bay area
Super–termite that chews through concrete headed for Tampa Bay area

 A Super–termite is headed for the Tampa Bay area ,and it can chew through concrete. Experts say there's no doubt these termites are headed for Tampa Bay, they say it's not a question of if, but rather, when.

23 hrs 30 mins ago by SNN Newsroom
Red light crash caught on camera
Red light crash caught on camera

SARASOTA- Crash caught on camera after a driver ignores a red light signal. Sarasota Police are reminding people that red means stop after a driver ran a red light Saturday evening hitting two other vehicles.

June 17th, 5:27 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Governor signs sanctuary cities legislation
Governor signs sanctuary cities legislation

SARASOTA- Florida is pre-emptively banning Sanctuary cities in the state with the Governor DeSantis signing Senate Bill 168.

June 17th, 5:25 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
CCSO opens active shooter preparedness course to the public
CCSO opens active shooter preparedness course to the public

June is National Safety Month; a vital topic to discuss this year is what to do in an active shooter scenario. It sounds unimaginable, until it happens to you

June 11th, 3:08 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
More than $530,000 in scholarships from Gulf Coast Community Foundation
More than $530,000 in scholarships from Gulf Coast Community Foundation

SARASOTA - Gulf Coast Community Foundation has awarded more than $537,000 in scholarships for the upcoming school year. The 461 scholarships will include more than $215,000 from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation Scholarship Fund, an endowment establishe

June 11th, 8:35 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Former Gator captain arrested for murder of wife
Former Gator captain arrested for murder of wife

LEE COUNTY - A former Florida Gators football player has been arrested for the murder of his wife 3 years ago. Heyzel Obando was found dead in her Maple Crest Apartments home in fort myers on Valentine's Day 2016. Her death remained unsolved for more than

June 10th, 1:33 PM EDT by Don Brennan
D-Day Looking Back 75 Years: World War II memories live on at Port Charlotte veterans home
D-Day Looking Back 75 Years: World War II memories live on at Port Charlotte veterans home

World War II survivors are more elusive as time goes by. But inside the walls of the Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans’ home in Port Charlotte, memories still come alive.

June 5th, 3:53 PM EDT by Grant Boxleitner
Pre-arrest diversion program giving people a second chance
Pre-arrest diversion program giving people a second chance

CHARLOTTE COUNTY- A new pre-arrest diversion program in Charlotte County will help some people get a second chance at a clean record.

June 3rd, 5:16 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
Corrections employee attempts to smuggle phones into prison
Corrections employee attempts to smuggle phones into prison

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - An employee of the Charlotte Correctional Institution is accused of trying to smuggle nine cell phones into the prison. Arrest documents say that Jasmine Cuyler set off the metal detector on Wednesday, and when she was patted down, "som

May 30th, 11:44 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Mom arrested for murder of 10-yr-old daughter a decade ago
Mom arrested for murder of 10-yr-old daughter a decade ago

MANATEE COUNTY -A mother has been arrested for the cold case murder of her 4 yr old daughter in Manatee County. On August 14, 2009 Kelis Rucker was cold to the touch when first-responders arrived. Despite life–saving efforts she was later declared d

20 hrs ago by Don Brennan
World's Strongest Man competition helps strengthen local economy
World's Strongest Man competition helps strengthen local economy

 The World's Strongest Man competition helped strengthen the local economy. With national and international airplay starting soon , officials say it was a marketing opportunity the area could not afford to miss.

23 hrs 14 mins ago by SNN Newsroom
Super–termite that chews through concrete headed for Tampa Bay area
Super–termite that chews through concrete headed for Tampa Bay area

 A Super–termite is headed for the Tampa Bay area ,and it can chew through concrete. Experts say there's no doubt these termites are headed for Tampa Bay, they say it's not a question of if, but rather, when.

23 hrs 30 mins ago by SNN Newsroom
2019 Strongest man named in Anna Maria
2019 Strongest man named in Anna Maria

ANNA MARIA ISLAND - A new World's Strongest Man was crowned on Anna Maria Island after a grueling competition. On Sunday 28–year–old Martins Licis won the title for the first time in his career after weightlifting trials. Representing the U.S.

June 17th, 8:57 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Teen accused of sexually assaulting classmates
Teen accused of sexually assaulting classmates

A former Braden River High School student is charged with molesting four teenage boys during sleepovers last year.

June 17th, 6:58 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Huge Whale Shark spotted in Suncoast waters
Huge Whale Shark spotted in Suncoast waters

ANNA MARIA ISLAND - A massive whale shark is seen off of Anna Maria Island. A Florida family has a whale of a tale to tell after encountering a whale shark. Alexis Wishart sent video of the whale shark to WFLA saying her family were fishing about 18 miles

June 17th, 6:52 AM EDT by Don Brennan

News 

Technology 

Sports 

June 13th, 11:11 PM EDT by Jake Young
June 11th, 11:08 PM EDT by Jake Young