The vaping ban, which goes into effect on July 1st, implements part of a constitutional amendment supported by nearly 70 percent of voters last year. The change is similar to a long-standing law that prohibits smoking tobacco in places of employment.
Around 9pm on Monday, a call came into 911 that 61-year-old Bradley Rundle had fired his gun multiple times inside a home on the 6000 block of McKinley Terrace. The caller stated Rundle was intoxicated and that other family members and children were at home during the call.
The crash happened around 1pm at US301 and 17th Street and involved a Sarasota County Emergency Services fire truck. It’s unknown what caused the crash or if the fire truck had its lights and sirens activated.
On June 25, 2019 around 6:10 a.m. deputies say a woman wearing a dark hoodie and reading glasses walked into the Motel 6 located at 660 67th Street Circle E. and demanded money from the clerk, receiving an unknown amount then leaving the scene with unknown means of travel.
Sarasota Police began investigating after receiving a tip that Phillip Stutzman was offering counseling or therapy sessions under the alias “Dr. Phillip Nikao” while claiming to have a Masters in Neuroscience and a Doctorate in Psychology.
Besides promoting career and technical training, the new law will also require that high schools teach financial literacy and allow students to use computer science courses to help meet math and science graduation requirements.
The fire was located around the 2100 block of 8th Avenue East around 1:10 a.m. Bradenton Fire Department says when they arrived to the scene, the house was fully engulfed in flames. Luckily, the family managed to evacuate the home unharmed.
Here on the Suncoast we have a lot of high wire heroes and one of our most noted individuals is Nik Wallenda. As Wallenda and his sister walk the high wire on Sunday, June 23 at 8 p.m. over Times Square in New York City he still remembers the tragic fall of 2017.
Congressman Vern Buchanan announced on Friday that the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport was given $3.6 million dollar by the Federal Aviation Authority for a drainage and water management system improvement project.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed an almost $91 billion budget that provides hundreds of millions of dollars for protecting water resources and offers almost $3 billion in hurricane recovery and preparedness efforts.
Trump likes using Air Force One, but has no affection for the plane's iconic, Kennedy-era blue and white design that is known the world over. Trump views the color scheme as dated, too muted and insufficiently patriotic.
Single Stream Recyclers is a 100,000 square foot facility that separates, bales and ships the materials you recycle. Sounds simple, but there is a lot that goes into this and the biggest threat to the facility’s flow is contamination.
It’s been off limits to the public since Hurricane Irma damaged it back in 2017. The pier, which is more than 100-years old, is taking some time to be completed but Mayor Dan Murphy says workers are ahead of schedule and it could be finished by the end of this year.