With so much uncertainty, some had no other choice than to shut down their facility temporarily while others are hoping they’ll make it on the other side with the support of the community through delivery and takeout orders.
Schools are closed for now but education will continue virtually after spring break. Manatee County School District representatives say they're making sure all students have access to internet and devices ahead of the transition to online classes on March 30.
A local state of emergency in Manatee County was announced this afternoon because of COVID-19. The declaration came after public safety and health officials requested their support in hopes that the county would receive the necessary funding to combat the public health situation.
While hundreds of thousands of people are taking preventative measures against COVID-19, so are emergency responders. The CDC is asking 911 centers to ask several coronavirus related questions in order to better determine what first responders are walking into.
The U.S. House approved emergency funding to confront the Coronavirus. It’s now on the Senate floor waiting for a decision on whether the $8.3 billion bill will pass and be sent to the President’s office for his immediate signature.
For years, Deborah Dalzell’s murder was a mystery. No one knew who or why she was raped and murdered in her Sarasota County home. Then in 2018, Luke Fleming was arrested after his DNA was linked to the case.
For years Deborah Dalzell’s 1999 murder was a mystery. No one knew who or why she was raped and murdered in her Sarasota County home. In 2018, Luke Fleming was arrested and charged after his DNA was linked to the case.
The trial for the man accused of raping and murdering a Sarasota woman in 1999 begins Tuesday morning. The murder of Deborah Dalzell went cold until detectives cracked the case nearly twenty years later through DNA technology.
The mission of the two re-entry navigators is to help guide inmates in the jail and on the outside. SCSO says it’s the first known program of its kind in Florida. The idea for the navigators was modeled after a correctional facility in another state.
Joseph Smith was convicted of the February 2004 murder of 11-year-old Carlie Brucia. The case drew national attention after surveillance video showed a man, later identified as Smith, taking Brucia from behind a car wash on Bee Ridge Road.
We’re exactly a month away from thousands of voters casting their ballots in the presidential preference primary election. If you want your voice heard in this years primary you have to register to vote by Tuesday.
New court documents filed in the case of a man convicted of shooting at a door at a Sarasota condo in 2018. Ryan Flanzer was sentenced to credit for time served and probation provisions. Now a group of people listed in the initial bond order on the case are demanding protections from the state.
Southeast High School in Bradenton is the first to start a school based health center in the school district. Monday was their grand opening but students have already been benefiting from the resources provided.
Trooper Joseph Bullock was supposed to be escorted by a small contingent of patrol vehicles from the St. Lucie County Medical Examiner’s Office to the area of Fruitville and Honore Avenue in Sarasota. But by the time the procession arrived, the number of patrol vehicles had increased to dozens.