News outlets report 22-year-old Austin Wyatt Altman was arrested Saturday on charges including sexual battery on a child and violating probation. Pasco County deputies say Altman picked her up from her house on Saturday and brought her back to his Spring Hill home, where he assaulted her.
Sarasota city officials say around 50 acres of the nearly 300 acres of the Bobby Jones Golf Course will be transformed into open space and a public park. Many people we talked with also say the entire clubhouse is in need of a major renovation.
Officers are currently on the scene on the 1200 block of 32nd Street where an elderly man and woman were found dead. Police say their preliminary investigation appears this is a murder-suicide and that the public is not in any danger.
Troopers say around 4:10pm, Yessayi Mardirossian was stopped in a Buick Lucerne on Independence Drive when he turned left into the path of a Dodge Ram traveling east on Cortez driven by a 44-year-old Bradenton man.
According to an inspection summary from the U.S Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, three devices were pulled from pumps at the gas station after a complaint came into the department and an inspector went to check it out.
Since the first day of school, there’s been an increase in student enrollments by more than a thousand. With the school district’s population continuing to grow, reaching 50,000 enrollments for the first time in the district’s history, the need for more teachers is also growing.
This week, more than 185 ladies from 28 countries will hit the green hoping to make it to the next stage. With this tournament, not only are world-wide athletes playing in Venice every year, but they’re also bringing thousands of dollars to the community -making a huge economic impact.
By calling the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Exotic Species hotline at 888-Ive-Got-1 (888-483-4681), residents can be connected with organizations who can properly care for animals that have become too tough to take care of.
Police say that the incident took place on September 10th, in the 4800 block of 51st Street West. According to police, the girl told her mother about having sex with three different men and the girl’s mother reported the incident to police on Sunday, October 13.
Charlotte County Fire and EMS responded around 11:30am alongside Florida Fish and Wildlife, the Coast Guard, and the sheriff’s offices from Lee and Charlotte counties to Charlotte Harbor near Devilfish Key, east of Boca Grande for reports of a boat taking on water with two people aboard.
Kyle Spicer went missing in the area of Culebra Avenue around noon Sunday. Police say he left home after getting into an argument with his parents, something that has happened previously. Reports from eyewitnesses placed him in the area of River Road and U.S. 41 between 1:30 and 2 p.m.
FDLE says their Special Operations Team along with members of the Ft. Myers Regional Operations Center were searching a home around 8:30pm on October 11 in Sarasota County when agents were confronted by Fernando Mora.
Around 7:30 p.m., troopers say a man driving a white-colored Chevrolet Van was driving westbound on State Road 70, approaching the driveway of the Wells Fargo Bank on the 400 block of 53rd Avenue West.
Residents say a big part of the problem is people speeding on State Road 70, making it difficult to pull out of Greenbrook Boulevard on one end of the busy road and Post Boulevard on the other end, which is where the Premier Sports Campus is located.
The team of more than 30 volunteer first responders looks for missing people when they get the call from local law enforcement. The team averages one call a week and have found five people within three months.
In most cases, those who have suspended driver's licenses have to pay overdue court obligations, including traffic tickets, to get their license back. If not paid within 90 days, Florida Law requires County Clerk offices to turn over unpaid tickets and other outstanding court fines and fees to an ou
Shortly after midnight Friday, a patrol officer was stopped on 10th Street at U.S. 41 and saw a motorcyclist driving south on U.S. 41 when, for unknown reasons, the man lost control and crashed into the back of an asphalt truck parked on the 900 block of U.S. 41.
The study, which cost $2.1 million, began in January 2013 and looked at the various options from engineering and environmental perspectives, including repairing, rehabbing or replacing the bridge, which was built in the mid-1950s.
School is back in session and so is the ABC 7 and Gettel Automotive surprise squad. Each month, we recognize a teacher who has gone above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of their students.
for some years now the manatee county sherriff's office has been hosting national night out. Although the fast cop cars on display are cool and the family fun is great, the whole idea behind the event is to continue building good relationships between the agency and the community.
After the North Port community suffered a tragic loss of one of its teachers back in 2017, Holly's Hope was formed to help open the dialogue of mental health and depression. Now, they’re taking it one step further and hoping to make that conversation start in the classrooms.
School board member Dr. Scott Hopes says there are kids living in neighborhoods right across from a school but are being bused 15 miles to other schools. He is now pushing for the district to be rezoned.
In August 2018, Manatee County contracted with the Mellgren Planning Group to draft this proposal. The 137-page ‘Parrish Village Neighborhood Action Plan’ lists three primary goals: economic/business development, placemaking, and infrastructure improvements.
Unfortunately, with so much development in the area there aren’t a lot of green spaces left, so not only is this urban forest bringing that back, but also becoming a buffer between the Seaboard Industrial Park and the Intracoastal Waterway.
Around 8pm Tuesday, the sheriff’s office says 23-year-old Tevin Hickson-Johnson went to his mother’s home on 31st Avenue East Side B and got into a fight with her boyfriend, 54-year-old Stewart Wallace.
Every two minutes, a woman in The U.S. is diagnosed with Breast Cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and health professionals are urging people to know the signs and symptoms of Breast Cancer.
Deputies say around midnight on Tuesday, they were conducting cell checks when they found Mark Suiter in his cell with a sheet tied around his neck. Suiter was unresponsive and deputies called for help as they removed the sheet and began performing CPR.