Deputies searching for man who drove stolen vehicle into a living room of a home in Bradenton

Deputies are in search of a black male who was the driver of a stolen vehicle that crashed into a duplex in Bradenton on Thursday afternoon.

Police searching for individuals responsible for vandalism at the Bradenton River Walk

  Holmes Beach now closed due to inclement weather

All Sarasota County athletic fields closed today

De Soto National Memorial Park closed due to severe weather

  Brush fire closes down Rustic Road in Nokomis

Tampa Int’l Airport and SRQ announce delays and cancelled fights due to inclement weather

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  SC 5th grader died of natural causes, no criminal charges to be filed, investigators say

Motorcyclist dies in fatal crash Thursday evening in Manatee County

Skyway Bridge now closed due to inclement weather

Selby Gardens closing today due to inclement weather

Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week

Traffic Alert: Fatal accident has all lanes closed on State Road 70 in Myakka City

Recipe for Roasted Leg of Lamb with Mint Sauce by Apollonia Grill | Suncoast View

Chef & Owner Eddie Yzieri from Apollonia Grill brings this recipe!

  Recipe for Pan-Seared Scallops by Fins at Sharky’s | Suncoast View

Chef Marc from Fins at Sharky's prepares this amazing dish, and brings us the recipe!

UNC’s Hatchell resigns after findings from program review

Sylvia Hatchell coached the Tar Heels for more than 30 years. The school won a national championship in 1994 under her tenure. Hatchell is the ACC’s all-time winningest coach.

  Habitat for Humanity is set to build affordable housing in Samoset

More affordable housing is headed to Manatee County, this time in West Samoset. Habitat for Humanity is currently working on a sixteen home community.

Some closures in Venice ahead of Friday’s severe weather threat

  Sarasota looking into adding an affordable housing fund

Wild wicked weather expected to blast through the Suncoast on Friday

Bill to cover firefighter cancer benefits making progress in Congress

  VIDEO: Deputies arrest six alleged unlicensed contractors in sting operation

Florida man arrested and charged for impersonating a police officer in Hillsborough County

  Two months after the funeral, family still waiting for mother to be buried

Dorthy Johnson couldn't be interred on the day of her funeral because of bad weather.

  Trump tried to choke Russia probe, oust Mueller, report says; president claims it shows no collusion or obstruction

Those efforts "were mostly unsuccessful, but that is largely because the persons who surrounded the President declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests," Mueller wrote.

Carl’s Jr. testing CBD burger in Colorado - at one store, for one day

The 'Rocky Mountain High: Cheeseburger Delight' will only be sold in Denver on April 20.

Columbine survivors helping others affected by massacres

Alex Rozenblat can still hear the cries of a wounded boy calling for help as she hid from the gunfire that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year.

Deputies look for naked burglar who stole from Little League

Authorities in Florida are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man who they say burglarized a Little League concession stand wearing nothing more than a ballcap and gloves.

Sarasota Police car hit while officer investigates car crash

A Sarasota police officer has suffered minor injuries after his police car was hit earlier Thursday morning by a driver who claimed they could not slow down.

  Disabled veteran gets new AC unit

A disabled, local veteran is getting some relief from the heat thanks to a Sarasota Business and a nomination from a local nonprofit.

Naked toddler near Florida IHOP leads to arrest of passed out adults

Panama City police tell news outlets that the employees were unable to wake 24-year-old Jordyn Freeman and 27-year-old Randy McMillin, both of whom were under the influence of drugs.

  VIDEO: Deputies in helicopter locate missing 88-year-old man suffering from dementia

On Monday, the man went missing and hadn't been seen for around three hours. The helicopter took to the air to support ground units and found the elderly man walking down Woodmere Park Boulevard. Ground units were able to intercept the elderly man and bring him safely back to his home.

  Strong to severe storms possible on Friday with a small chance for an isolated tornado

One more day of nice weather and then the weather takes a turn for the worse after that. Thursday we can expect partly cloudy skies with warm temperatures.

  North Port Police continue to investigate year old homicide case

North Port Police continue to investigate year old homicide case

  Mote says they will have technology to fight red tide in the next few years

Mote Marine Lab's CEO and President, Dr. Michael Crosby, said people can expect major developments in fighting the red tide within in the next few years.

Sarasota Police respond to serious car accident

SPD responds to serious accident Thursday morning.

  Sailor Circus performing in renovated arena this weekend

Sailor Circus performing in newly renovated arena this weekend.

  Less than 10 dispatchers answer nearly 1,000 calls each day in Manatee County

In the Manatee Emergency Operations Center is where you can find Manatee County’s 911 and Sheriff Office Dispatchers and Telecommunicators. Many selflessly come in daily to take calls from citizens who may be in dire need.

  Local group has been saving sea turtles for half a century

Local group saves sea turtles for half a century

  Home Birthing Centers: Are they safe?

That's in question after one of only two birthing centers in Sarasota is set to close its doors next month.

Sanctuary Cities bills ready for final consideration in Florida Senate

As the debate over so-called sanctuary cities is back in the national spotlight, two Republican-led proposals that would bar such policies in Florida are almost prepared for final consideration.

Child taken to hospital by helicopter after suffering injuries on school playground in Sarasota

According to the Sarasota County School District, a child has suffered a compound fractured broken arm and a possible head injury after falling on the playground at Oakpark Elementary School.

House passes bill expanding law enforcement drone use

Law enforcement agencies in Florida could use drones for more purposes under legislation passed unanimously by the state House.

Arming teachers brings contentious debate in Florida Senate

Democrats failed to strip language out of a Florida Senate school safety bill that would expand a law allowing some teachers to carry guns in school.

Police: Florida baby dies after being left in hot car while mom went to find cocaine

Firefighters say when they saw the infant, he was in full seizure, was in obvious signs of heat stress, and had a fully loaded diaper. At the hospital, the baby's temperature was 106 degrees.

FWC rescues manatee trapped in shallow canal waters

Biologists say the adult male manatee showed signs of exhaustion in canal and then stress after it was removed from the shallow waters.

  Sarasota Named “Most Dangerous Place for DUI Deaths”

This study comes just two days after a fatal crash happened in North Port this past weekend, making it the third time in less than a month that there was a fatal accident in Sarasota County– that involved alcohol.

Troopers looking for driver who fled crash that left 82-year-old motorcyclist critically injured

Troopers say the driver of the Dodge Ram truck was leaving "La Tienda De Los Primos" and crossed the southbound lanes of US 17, right in the path of a motorcycle driven by 82-year-old James Berry of Winterhaven.

Four more weeks of construction on Beneva Road in Sarasota

Sarasota County officials say the Beneva Road repavement project should be complete in about four weeks.

  Alleged bank robber leads police on chase on I-75

The Wells Fargo Bank on Lakewood Ranch Boulevard was robbed around 2:30pm on Tuesday. Employee described a man who came in, demanded cash, then fled in a waiting vehicle.

  20 tons of garbage illegally dumped in North Port

The city recently found the garbage dumped on the east side of town and says they've found a lot of this dumping happens in undeveloped areas, where there aren't many homes.

Fake-smiling at work makes you drink more at home, study reveals

Is the sauce becoming your boss? This study may tell you why.

Traffic Alert: Accident on I-75 in North Port cleared following accident

A multiple vehicle collision on I-75 south near Exit 179 Toledo Blade in Sarasota County currently has a right lane blocked and traffic is very heavy.

  Hot and muggy prior to Friday then strong to severe storms possible

A First Alert Weather day has been declared Friday as strong to possible severe storms move into the Suncoast.

  Police cracking down on school bus safety in the Sarasota County School District

Everyday, about 200 Sarasota County School District buses take more than 18,000 students to and from school with a a goal to make sure every student arrives there safely.

  Florida Senate taking up high profile issues with school safety

The Florida Senate will take up one of the highest-profile issues of the 2019 legislative session tomorrow.

  Sarasota County Schools honored by the University of Cambridge

Sarasota County Schools has just been given quite the honor from one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

Congress approves tax package for back-to-school holiday period

A pair of sales-tax holidays for storm preparation and back-to-school shopping and a tax cut on commercial leases headline a tax package that was approved by a key House panel Tuesday.

Florida lawmakers moving aid bills for Hurricane Michael

With disaster aid bill stalled in Congress, Florida lawmakers have begun moving legislation aimed at providing money and other assistance to people in the Panhandle still recovering from Hurricane Michael.

  Recipe for Roast Rack of Lamb by Mattison’s | Suncoast View

Chef Paul Mattison provides some recipes from Mattison's!

  Recipe for Beer Meatloaf by Tapas1 Wine Bar | Suncoast VIew

Chef Bob presents his recipe for Beer Meatloaf!

Man who tossed daughter off bridge found guilty of murder

Jurors in Clearwater, Florida, deliberated for about seven hours over two days before convicting John Jonchuck.

  City of Sarasota approves water taxi study, rejects proposed Fruitville improvements

In their Monday meeting, commissioners in the City of Sarasota were looking into plans for new ways of transportation around the city to make sure Sarasota is keeping up with growth.

Deputies: Man damaged windshield with machete during road rage incident

Deputies say they saw four men on the bridge outside of their vehicles arguing and it looked like things were going to get physical, so they pulled behind one of the vehicles and activated their lights.

  Sarasota P.D. cracks down on drivers who don’t stop for school buses

Sarasota Police are cracking down on drivers who aren't stopping for school buses.

  Storms leave deaths, damage and injuries in their wake

Storms that hit Ohio on Sunday and moved into New Jersey overnight into Monday brought heavy rains, lightning, strong winds and, in Ohio, at least one tornado.

Cool start to Tuesday and rain expected for Friday

Temperatures will be in the mid 50s inland on Tuesday with winds out of the NE at 10-15 mph making it feel even cooler.

  Suncoast residents share their experience of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France and react to destructive fire

Suncoast residents share experience and memories of Notre Dame Cathedral following devastating fire.

  Over 1,200 pounds of trash removed from Sarasota Bay

Over 1,200 pounds of trash removed from Sarasota Bay

Suncoast residents remember Notre Dame in Paris after fire

Pictures and videos from all over the Suncoast are flooding our social media pages after residents remember Notre Dame after the fire in Paris.

  City of Sarasota Deciding on Two Major Transportation Projects Including Water-Taxi Service

It’s no secret, the City of Sarasota continues to grow more and more each day. Today, commissioners are deciding on future plans for new ways of transportation around the city to make sure Sarasota is keeping up with this growth.

  Sarasota: New Student Registration and Existing Student Re-Registration for the 2019-20 School Year

Sarasota County is registering new and existing students for the 2019-2020 school year.

  Nokomis resident took photos two days before Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris

A Nokomis resident says he took photos two days before the Nortre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris today.

  VIDEO: One child injured in bus crash in Sarasota County

The bus is located in front of Wilkinson Elementary and deputies confirmed one child has been transported to the hospital because the accident may have re-aggravated a previous a knee injury. There have been no other injuries reported.

  Police: Two females caught on camera stealing iPhone XR from Walmart in North Port

North Port Police are looking for two females caught on camera stealing iPhone XR from Walmart.

  City of Sarasota giving away free trees

The city of Sarasota is giving away hundreds of free trees and you can sign up today!

  Remains found identified as Bradenton man missing since May 2018, homicide investigation underway

Through DNA, deputies say the remains were confirmed to belong to Jeremy Joyner, 37, who had been missing since May, 25 2018 when he was reported missing by his family after failing to show up to take a family member to a doctor’s appointment.

  1,240 pounds of trash pulled from Sarasota Bay

Over 100 volunteers helped to get up to 1,240 pounds of trash pulled from the Sarasota Bay over the weekend and 80 pounds of it recycling.

Police: Man tried to lure girls with offers of food and drinks in North Port

It happened over the weekend at the Cedar Grove Pool on Charter Oak Drive. Police say the girls called them after the man, who had a thick accent, possibly German or Russian, left the area in a dark-colored vehicle.

  Fl: Spanish language ballots in Sarasota and Manatee County

Local elections may get more a little more expensive. Governor Ron Desantis announcing that he’ll be working to ensure that Spanish-language ballots will be available across the state.

  New hotel in Palmetto expected in 2020

If you live in Palmetto or drive through the area you’ve probably noticed some construction.