VENICE, Fla. – The South Jetty Park in Venice has been given the all clear after being closed down due to what police initially said was a suspicious package.
VENICE, Fla. - The city of Venice is keeping a closer eye on area parks.
SARASOTA and VENICE, Fla.- The Suncoast is in full gear when it comes to holiday events. We just witnessed the Venice Christmas Parade a week ago and not it's time for the The Sarasota Holiday Parade and the Venice Boat Parade of Lights.
VENICE – In South Sarasota County Thursday, a few homes were battered by what some are saying was a twister reported near Syracuse Road in South Venice. High winds and waves have also battered the coastline there.
Vandalism is causing the city of Venice to install cameras at area parks.
VENICE, Fla. - Venice is gearing up for the 25th annual Venice Christmas Boat Parade. This year's event almost didn't happen, but enough participants signed up just in time.
VENICE, Fla. - After recent vandalism, the city of Venice has begun installing cameras in public parks. Centennial Park in downtown is the first. Soon both the South Jetty and fishing pier will have them too. Is it a good move to help protect people and property, or an invasion of privacy?
VENICE, Fla. -- Another beach renourishment project is on the agenda for a Suncoast beach. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is heading up the third renourishment project of Venice Beach and just confirmed they have received nearly $10 million of federal funds to move forward with the project.
**UPDATE** -- The No Swim warning was lifted Saturday.
VENICE - Investigators are trying to determine what caused a boat to catch fire off the coast of Venice.
The popular Snake Island near the mouth of the Venice and Nokomis Jetties is eroding away. This week work is expected to begin to keep it around forever.
A red tide bloom continues to impact local beaches. Now there are some signs that it's not just fish which are dying.
A rare bird to the Suncoast is being spotted more and more. Some are being found dead.
Celebrate the safe way by going to one of the professional fireworks displays put on locally.
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Sarasota: A special Independence Day "Fireworks Spectacular" will be at 9pm with viewing along Sarasota Bayfront Park.
SARASOTA COUNTY - Recent beach water samples collected by the Sarasota County Health Department and analyzed by Mote Marine Laboratory for the algae red tide (Karenia brevis) show a marked increase over test results from last week.
SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- Sarasota County health officials have issued a "No Swim" advisory for Nokomis Beach due to elevated levels of enterococci bacteria.