School board approves investigation into accuser
School board approves investigation into accuser

SARASOTA- In a 3-2 vote of the Sarasota School Board, members approve expanding an ongoing sexual harassment investigation to include looking into the accuser.

9 hrs 39 mins ago by Samantha Sonner
Body found floating in North Port retention pond is identified
Body found floating in North Port retention pond is identified

 A body found floating in a north port retention pond Friday has been identified. 

14 hrs 39 mins ago by Jennifer Kveglis
Sarasota School Board expands scope of sexual harassment investigation
Sarasota School Board expands scope of sexual harassment investigation

The Sarasota School Board has expanded the scope of a sexual harassment investigation.  The Board also authorized an outside firm to investigate the Sarasota Classified/Teachers Association and administrative assistant Cheraina Bonner.

17 hrs 30 mins ago by SNN Newsroom
New Venice Pier opening soon
New Venice Pier opening soon

The new Venice Pier should reopen by Labor Day weekend.  Besides the new deck, contractors are busy working on  punch–list items, including electrical components for new turtle–friendly lighting.

17 hrs 35 mins ago by Alejandro Romero
YMCA set to vote on joint-agreement to save both locations
YMCA set to vote on joint-agreement to save both locations

SARASOTA- The Sarasota YMCA board is meeting Tuesday to vote on a possible deal to save the Sarasota County YMCA.

August 20th, 5:17 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
A & E's, and Casey Key's, Jack Perkins dies
A & E's, and Casey Key's, Jack Perkins dies

SARASOTA COUNTY - 'Biography' host and Casey Key resident Jack Perkins dies at 85. He died Monday on Casey Key. Television viewers across the country remember Perkins from his work on "NBC Nightly News" and "The Today Show," along with his hosting duties

August 20th, 9:04 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Man stabbed outside Walmart in Englewood
Man stabbed outside Walmart in Englewood

A man is stabbed in a Walmart parking lot in Englewood Wednesday morning.

5 hrs 16 mins ago by Alejandro Romero
Suncoast rated as best place to retire in state
Suncoast rated as best place to retire in state

SUNCOAST - We all know the Suncoast is a great place to retire, and now many others will know, too. Sarasota, Punta Gorda and Venice were all selected for top spots for retirement in the Sunshine State by Kiplingers Personal finance. Sarasota ranked first

August 15th, 7:17 AM EDT by Don Brennan
Suncoast Homeless Coalition celebrates 30th anniversary
Suncoast Homeless Coalition celebrates 30th anniversary

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - A Suncoast homeless coalition celebrated 30 years of serving vets, families, seniors, and more Thursday morning. On big city streets, the homeless can't be missed. But on the Suncoast, Chief Executive Officer of The Homeless Coalition,

August 8th, 4:18 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
DeSantis declares Hepatitis A emergency
DeSantis declares Hepatitis A emergency

ENGLEWOOD- Governor Ron DeSantis declared Hepatitis A emergency declared this week to help combat a growing number of cases.

August 2nd, 4:26 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
11 appointed to Red Tide task force
11 appointed to Red Tide task force

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.

August 2nd, 4:23 PM EDT by Samantha Sonner
A "morning in the life" of a sea turtle patrol volunteer
A "morning in the life" of a sea turtle patrol volunteer

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

August 2nd, 12:45 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
Bradenton Christian School breaks ground on $19 million sports complex
Bradenton Christian School breaks ground on $19 million sports complex

MANATEE COUNTY - Bradenton Christian School turned the page in a new chapter for their athletics and broke ground on a $19 million state-of-the art sports facility. It's future, reshaped for athletics at Bradenton Christian School. Dan Vande Pol, Superint

August 20th, 5:20 PM EDT by Jennifer Kveglis
Family of hit-and-run victim wants changes
Family of hit-and-run victim wants changes

PALMETTO - A Palmetto family is in mourning , and now they want railings and safety measures to be put in place at US 19 to prevent more accidents. At around 3:00 Saturday morning, family members say 13-year-old Tyler Pittard was walking along the shoulde

August 20th, 6:59 AM EDT by Don Brennan
FHP: Fatal hit and run driver turns himself in
FHP: Fatal hit and run driver turns himself in

PALMETTO - The driver of a truck troopers say struck three pedestrians, killing two, has turned himself into authorities.

August 19th, 2:23 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Suncoast youth make impression at AAU annual games
Suncoast youth make impression at AAU annual games

GREENSBORO, NC - The Suncoast's Academy of Maximum Performance (AMP) Athletics Track Club went off to compete at the 2019 53rd Annual AAU Junior Olympic Games in Greensboro, North Carolina, and came home with some hardware. More than 13,000 participants f

August 19th, 9:13 AM EDT by Don Brennan
New evidence in Morris case
New evidence in Morris case

There is new evidence in Sheena Morris' 2009 death, but officials are still reluctant to re-open the case.New evidence of marks caused by the pooling of blood after death,  known as lividity,  refutes the suicide conclusions of multiple investigations.

August 19th, 7:23 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
A break in early Saturday morning fatal hit–and –run
A break in early Saturday morning fatal hit–and –run

There's been a break in the early Saturday morning fatal hit–and –run case in Palmetto . According to Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of the white Chevy Silverado truck in question has come forward to authorities. 

August 19th, 6:49 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
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