When Deborah Dalzell was murdered in her Sarasota County home in 1999, the killer left behind DNA.
Joanna Tsoukos has been comforting babies at the Families First Institute in Sarasota for more than 20 years.
North Port police arrested Luis Valenzuela, 58, on 40 felony charges for possession of images containing sexual acts performed by children.
Luke Fleming showed little emotion as opening statements began Tuesday morning in Sarasota County.
A Sarasota man at the center of a child porn investigation was killed in an early-morning crash Monday.
After two decades, the man who Sarasota detectives say is responsible for a murder and sexual assault of a woman will finally stand trial.
Thirty years ago, a convicted murderer pulled off a disappearing act. A man who beat his girlfriend to death concealed himself inside a delivery truck, rode right off the prison grounds in Polk City and out of the grasp of the justice system. It wasn’t his first jail escape – but it was his most successful one.
Connected by service, the men and women with Operation Patriot Support share a bond unlike any other.
Carlie Brucia’s body was found in a field behind a church off Procter Road just days after she was abducted in 2004. After her killer was placed behind bars, her family and friends built a garden in her honor. Time and weather have taken a toll, though.
It's snowbird season here in Florida, and the Pinecraft neighborhood in Sarasota County has been welcoming unique snowbirds for nearly a century.
JROTC students spent two years cleaning the area's first African-American cemetery while the City of Sarasota bought new tombstones and vault coverings.
In courtroom 3B in Sarasota County, Joseph Smith sat once more – 15 years after he was convicted and sentenced to death for the kidnapping, sexual battery, and murder of 11-year-old Carlie Brucia.
Two people suffered injuries after a car crashed into a pedestrian and the stairwell of a parking garage, according to the Sarasota Police Department.
Police in Sarasota found Starsena Giles, 40, who was reported missing Saturday afternoon.
A man hired to trim trees in a woman’s yard is accused of sexually assaulting her in her Sarasota home.
Police in Sarasota have found a boy who went missing Thursday night.
Richard Sundstrom, 76, is behind bars on 37 counts of felony child pornography, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.
He touched countless lives, and thousands gathered Thursday to say farewell to Trooper Joseph Bullock.
James Gerard is behind bars after allegedly defrauding clients out of more than $230,000, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.
Mikyle Chamberlain, 18, is facing more than a dozen felony charges following two separate shootings that damaged three homes and six vehicles in north Sarasota, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.