VENICE, Fla. -- The NTSB is investigating why a small plane had to make an emergency landing on Caspersen Beach Sunday. That emergency landing resulted in the death of a 36-year-old man on the beach, and critically injured his daughter.
SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- While the City of Sarasota is backing off plans for a ‘come as you are’ shelter, Sarasota County says they're moving forward. County officials say they will look for a location while implementing other recommendations to help those in need, especially children and families.
It was a busy week on mysuncoast.com. Here's what you might have missed:
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. -- Residents in a rural Englewood community are upset about a proposed housing development coming to their front door. They claim it would impact their lives and those of potential buyers. One has even put up an attention-grabbing sign talking about the noise, smell, and other activities animals will be doing.
SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- Lightning could have been the cause of a brushfire over the weekend.
Celebrate the safe way by going to one of the professional fireworks displays put on locally.
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. -- Around the Suncoast, crews are already setting up for the elaborate firework displays. In most communities, the work started months ago to raise tens of thousands of dollars. In places like Englewood it's a real community effort to make sure the 4th of July goes off.
These are the stories that generated the most web traffic on MySuncoast.com this week.
SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- An Englewood woman was killed Wednesday after troopers say she got out of her car while it was still in gear and got crushed by a pole.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A report is expected to be released Friday on the economic impact of this spring’s inaugural Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix.
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. -- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic situation late Wednesday night.
ABC 7 will also broadcast shelter openings and locations as they are announced by county officials.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested 12 people in an online predator sting, after they say the suspects arranged to have sex with minors -- including one man who even agreed to get a 14 year old girl pregnant.
Neighbors living next to a piece of property on Manasota Key in Englewood called it a mangrove massacre when the property owner illegally cut down mature mangrove trees without a permit last February. Now Sarasota County has issued a deadline for Paul Maurer to bring his property up to code.
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. -- The first ever power boat race along Englewood Beach is in the books. Many say they had a good time, but some local businesses say it actually hurt their bottom line.
Event organizers say the race was a success but some business owners near Englewood Beach say business was down or about the same.
ENGLEWOOD, FLA. - Thousands of spectators lined Englewood Beach to watch the inaugural Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix.
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. -- Tens of thousands of spectators are expected to descend into Englewood this weekend for the first ever Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix. It's expected to have a grand impact on the local economy.
Thousands are expected to hit the beaches in Englewood to watch the power boats and take in the festivities this weekend.
SARASOTA, FL- The Florida Department of Health kicks off a program Tuesday to help those in need of medical attention.