Oak Park School, which serves special needs and differently-abled students from pre-K to age 22, is hosting its second annual Holiday Bazaar. It’s a chance for students to learn art and business skills, creating ornaments and gifts for purchase.
The threat began to circulate among the students of Woodland Middle School Wednesday evening and detectives immediately got to work, quickly learning the name and whereabouts of the student they say sent the original message.
The City of Palmetto Community Redevelopment Agency voted unanimously Monday to contribute 28 percent of the costs for the design, engineering and construction of a pool at Lincoln Park, which will initially be paid by Manatee County, up to costs of $1.5 million.
The sheriff’s office says when they arrived, they spoke to the victim’s husband, 76-year-old John Richardson, and say he told them, “I may have had something to do with her demise,” but didn’t offer deputies an explanation.
The sheriff's office says sometime between 5pm on Sunday and 8am Monday, the suspects in this case forced their way through a locked gate onto the victim's property on the 5800 block of Buckeye Road and stole the horse.
Sarasota businessman Martin Hyde, known among other things for his candidacy for Sarasota City Commission, is in hot water after a video surfaced on social media showing an alleged altercation with a group of teens from Puerto Rico at a local tennis club.
During the holiday season, there is a spike in car burglars seeking easy opportunities to take valuables from vehicles, which is exactly what the sheriff's office says happened Sunday at Urfer Park in Sarasota.
It happened Monday morning at the intersection of 25th and Leon in Sarasota. District Police say a student on board a bus bound for Oak Park School attacked another student with a steak knife, causing minor injuries.
The sheriff’s office in Pinellas County says around 4pm on Sunday at the Indian Springs Marina on 113th Avenue North in unincorporated Largo, 50-year-old David Weil was filling the inboard engine on his 2005 Four Winds 25-foot deck boat with fuel when some spilled.