Local cemetery hosts Wreaths Across America
Local cemetery hosts Wreaths Across America

SARASOTA - A day to pay respect for fallen veterans, more than 70 cemeteries in Florida took part in Wreaths Across America. One Tampa-based group of bikers paying visit to many of those cemeteries, including the National Cemetery in Sarasota.

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Unique last-minute holiday gifts at Sarasota bazaar
Unique last-minute holiday gifts at Sarasota bazaar

One Suncoast bazaar is bringing one-of–a kind items from across the world to Sarasota

December 14th, 5:59 PM EST by Jennifer Kveglis
Fatal accident shuts down I-75 southbound at mm190
Fatal accident shuts down I-75 southbound at mm190

VENICE - One person is dead in an accident that has shut down all southbound lanes of Interstate 75 at mile marker 190 in Venice. Florida Highway Patrol is on the scene, and reports that the accident happened just before 10:30 Friday morning. Alternate ro

December 14th, 11:10 AM EST by Don Brennan
Venice baseball clinic free to all registrants
Venice baseball clinic free to all registrants

VENICE - A former Venice High School baseball star is making changes to a decades-old baseball clinic. The clinic is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday(December 15th) at Chuck Reiter Park in Venice. Nick Longhi is in his fourth year running Venice's

December 14th, 9:46 AM EST by Don Brennan
Sarasota won't appeal Lift Station 87 suit, but will challenge legal fee decision
Sarasota won't appeal Lift Station 87 suit, but will challenge legal fee decision

SARASOTA — The city will not appeal a jury’s verdict in a dispute over a long-delayed, over-budget Sarasota sewer project that awarded the city nothing and ordered the city to pay $686,233 in damages

December 14th, 9:43 AM EST by Don Brennan
Gruters' local win paves way for State GOP chair
Gruters' local win paves way for State GOP chair

SARASOTA COUNTY - Hail to the Chief, or hail to Joe Gruters. They might be one and the same soon. As expected, the newly– elected State senator gets another term as Sarasota Republican Party chairman and and took a big step toward taking over the to

December 14th, 9:33 AM EST by Don Brennan
Fatal accident shuts down I-75 southbound at mm190
Fatal accident shuts down I-75 southbound at mm190

VENICE - One person is dead in an accident that has shut down all southbound lanes of Interstate 75 at mile marker 190 in Venice. Florida Highway Patrol is on the scene, and reports that the accident happened just before 10:30 Friday morning. Alternate ro

December 14th, 11:10 AM EST by Don Brennan
North Port hopes to add hotel as Braves come to town
North Port hopes to add hotel as Braves come to town

NORTH PORT - North Port commissioners have approved waivers for a future hotel there. The first in years. The board agreed to waive several design standards for the proposed 100–room Hampton Inn & Suites. The hotel received four waivers to aspects o

December 13th, 10:37 AM EST by Don Brennan
North Port ribbon-cutting for all-access park
North Port ribbon-cutting for all-access park

NORTH PORT - North Port is opening the Boundless Adventures Playground this Saturday. The Playground is located at Garden of the Five Senses on Pan American Boulevard.The concept of the playground is that no child would have to sit out from an activity. C

December 13th, 9:56 AM EST by Don Brennan
Voluntary nationwide recall for infant ibuprofen issued
Voluntary nationwide recall for infant ibuprofen issued

A Voluntary nationwide recall has been issued for infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, and Family Dollar. They have been found to potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen.

December 6th, 10:19 AM EST by SNN Newsroom
New date for Elton John ticket holders
New date for Elton John ticket holders

Elton John has announced his rescheduled performance date for Amalie Arena. The singer had to cancel this week show due to a serious ear infection.

November 30th, 9:47 AM EST by SNN Newsroom
Hurricane season ends today
Hurricane season ends today

The 2018 Hurricane season ends today. It ends after a total of 15 named storms, including eight hurricanes and two major hurricanes.

November 30th, 9:32 AM EST by SNN Newsroom
Manatee County Sheriff's Office searching for suspects who broke into four cars in Lakewood Ranch
Manatee County Sheriff's Office searching for suspects who broke into four cars in Lakewood Ranch

Manatee County Sheriff's Office needs your help in identifying suspects who broke in and stole items from four cars in Lakewood Ranch.

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Myakka City sea lion refuge opens to public
Myakka City sea lion refuge opens to public

MYAKKA CITY - A Myakka City sea lion preserve opens to the public. The for-profit preserve is trying to raise awareness and promote the conservation of sea lions.Sarasota Sea Lion Preserve was opened December 1st to create personal interactions and promot

December 14th, 9:36 AM EST by Don Brennan
Manatee educators opposed to possibility of arming teachers
Manatee educators opposed to possibility of arming teachers

Manatee County teachers weigh in on possibility of arming teachers.

December 13th, 6:17 PM EST by Jennifer Kveglis
Santa comes to town with Flight To The North Pole
Santa comes to town with Flight To The North Pole

MANATEE COUNTY- Manatee County Sheriff's Office completed one of their most important missions of the year, getting Santa to the North Pole safely.

December 13th, 5:03 PM EST by Samantha Sonner
Man dead after crane collapses on him in Bradenton
Man dead after crane collapses on him in Bradenton

BRADENTON - A construction worker is dead today after a crane collapse this morning. The crane collapsed and pinned the worker underneath it at the Twin Dolphin Marina in downtown Bradenton, just across the street from Bradenton Police headquarters.

December 13th, 10:52 AM EST by Chip Reid
New State Rep. Will Robinson wants septic inspections re-instated
New State Rep. Will Robinson wants septic inspections re-instated

MANATEE COUNTY - One Bradenton legislator wants to bring back septic tank inspections. Republican state Rep. Will Robinson wants to reinstate a program that was repealed in 2012.Following a series of devastating algae blooms that have fouled water Florida

December 13th, 9:54 AM EST by Don Brennan

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