SARASOTA, Fla. -- After a marathon city commission meeting Monday night, commissioners made a surprising decision against moving forward with the highly debated "come as you are” shelter. But in that same meeting, the Salvation Army presented a proposal which they believe will begin the process of combatting the homeless problem in Sarasota immediately.
BRADENTON BEACH, Fla. -- An overtly amorous couple shocked beach-goers Sunday on Bradenton Beach, resulting in the couple's first arrest after one person recorded their actions.
LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. - Leaving a dollar bill on the walls of the Mar Vista Restaurant is a tradition that goes back to its fish camp days.
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.
CUTLER, Calif. (CNN) -- Trader Joe's is recalling some fresh produce supplied by a company in California over possible listeria contamination.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department says it has seized more than $625,000 and…