SARASOTA, Fla. -- During the Sarasota city meeting this week, commissioners surprised the audience when they unanimously voted against moving forward with a 'Come as you are Shelter.'
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Former Assistant Superintendent and Principal of Manatee High School Robert Gagnon should find out tonight if he will receive backpay for all the months during which he was suspended for the Rod Fraizer investigation.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Last night, Sarasota city commissioners were slated to discuss why the Police Department pulled its application for state accreditation.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Detectives with Sarasota Police Department are investigating an incident on a SCAT bus after a man allegedly displayed a box cutter to another rider.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- A battle is brewing in Newtown over a possible business curfew.
VENICE, Fla. – There’s good news for the City of Venice as three groups have expressed interest in leasing land surrounding the former circus arena.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- Despite last year’s sequestration, when national parks had to close down for a period of time, Manatee County's DeSoto National Memorial had a big year in 2013.
VENICE, Fla. -- Sharky's on the Pier placed 2nd in Florida's Best Beach Bar Competition. That's according to Florida Beach Bar website.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- A recent closing of the Children's Fountain on the Sarasota bayfront has some residents questioning the reason for the closure.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- A Bradenton man is facing aggravated battery and stabbing charges after he stabbed another man who stepped in to stop a fight.
FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) -- Ann Hunnewell and her central Florida police officer husband knelt in the living room of a fellow officer's home, with pillow cases as makeshift hoods over their heads. A few words were spoken and they, along with a half-dozen others, were initiated into the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, she says.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida led the nation in foreclosures during the first half of the year.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- Director of the DaVinci exhibit Mark Rodgers can't hide his excitement when talking about Leonardo Davinci to visitors. The artist was best known for painting the Mona Lisa but has contributed a lot more.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Two Sarasota Farmers Market vendors have just submitted posters in the Farmers Market Coalition's poster contest. They are competing against farmers market poster submissions from all corners of the nation that depict a combination of engaging graphics, regional or market identity, and informative messaging.