With a little more than seven weeks to prepare, Nik Wallenda is getting ready for his biggest challenge.
Feral hogs are becoming more than a nuisance in parts of Sarasota County. The large holes they dig are not difficult to spot.
North Port police say the report made by a teen girl that she had been sexually assaulted was a fabrication.
From the extravagant costumes and the props, walking through the Showfolks of Sarasota showroom is like stepping in a time capsule.
Rochelle Marshall lives only two miles from where an anti-Semite wounded five people during Hanukkah in Upstate New York.
A former bishop at Westcoast Center of Human Development in Sarasota has been charged with raping a child under 12 years old, according to information released by Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino.
North Police police released a computer-generated image of a man believed to have raped a 15-year-old jogger this week.
The sunshine state boasts more than 660 miles of beautiful, sandy beaches, but a day at the beach is not always easy for those who use wheelchairs to get around.
Does a 2018 law give more power to waterfront property owners or does the public have a right to use beaches on a privately-owned property? The confusion is stirring up trouble in Siesta Key.
A prominent bishop is behind bars after police say he sexually abused young boys for decades. At least three victims were listed in the arrest affidavit of 72-year-old Henry Bishop.
A Sarasota woman is under arrest, accused of stealing $1.1 million from her elderly client.
Police say the founder of a Sarasota church used his position to sexually abuse children and young adults for years or even decades. Some victims were as young as 14 when the abuse started, and most of it occurred at the church or at church-related events, police added.
An Allegiant Air spokeswoman says one of its flights bound from Ohio to Florida with 151 passengers and six crew made an emergency landing in North Carolina as a precaution after an indicator light went on in the cockpit. There were no injuries.
A driver is facing a manslaughter charge in connection with a deadly crash on New Year's Eve. The victim's family says their loved one was doing the responsible thing and getting a ride in an Uber when he killed in a crash caused by a drunk driver.
He wore a bulletproof vest, had a badge, and claimed to be "the sheriff." One woman in Sarasota County knew his story seemed wrong.
”They were trying to do the right thing, getting a ride not drinking and driving. Unfortunately, somebody plowed into them,” said police spokesperson Josh Taylor.
Police in North Port say three teenagers, riding in a stolen car, were injured and a fourth was killed in a crash early Thursday morning.
Drivers caught texting and driving will receive a ticket as of Jan. 1.
The first baby born in 2020 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital entered the world just a mere second after midnight.
A 41-year-old man was arrested for DUI after crashing his truck into another vehicle on New Year’s Eve, police said.