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Sarasota man arrested on child pornography charges

A Sarasota man has been arrested and charged with transmission or child pornography and possession of child pornography.

15 years since Jennifer Kesse went missing, the family’s investigating what happened to her and hope to have answers this year

It’s been 15 long years for the Kesse family since their loved one 24-year-old Jennifer disappeared.

Two arrested and accused of pretending to be officers and conducting a traffic stop Sunday in Sarasota

Representatives with the Sarasota Police Department say they’ve arrested two people accused of impersonating law enforcement and conducting a fake traffic stop.

Manatee deputies: Missing man found

Manatee deputies say a relative of 62-year-old Steven Morlan reached out to them concerned he hadn’t come home from his daily walk.

  Local judge shares thoughts on her sorority sister, Kamala Harris, becoming Vice President

Local judge shares thoughts on her sorority sister, Kamala Harris, becoming Vice President.

New details emerge following crash that killed a bicyclist in South Sarasota

Bicyclist killed in South Sarasota crash.


Charges announced in the death of Corporal Brian LaVigne

Charges have been announced in the killing of Corporal Brian LaVigne.

  Chalkboard Champion: Providing the right ingredients for students of all abilities

A special education teacher is the newest Chalkboard Champion for Sarasota County!

The ‘wildlife hazard’ at Pinebrook Park is getting a fix, residents asked to avoid the area

The overgrown vegetation sits there as a fuel source for uncontrolled burns.

  Sarasota Sheriff Sworn-in

Kurt Hoffman – whose career includes stints with the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, as Assistant State Attorney for the 12th District, and most recently as General Counsel and Captain -- then Colonel under Sheriff Tom Knight --took office today.

Sarasota Sheriff-Elect swear-in ceremony today

Sarasota County Sheriff-Elect's Swear-In Today.

First babies of 2021 are born in Manatee County and Sarasota County

Congratulations are in order for two happy families on the Suncoast.