A Sarasota police officer used a metal pole to break a car window in order to rescue a panting, drooling dog left inside the hot vehicle. The temperature inside the sedan registered 115 degrees.
The Florida Supreme Court on Friday ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man who killed 11-year-old Carlie Brucia in Sarasota County in a case that drew national attention.
Dozens of volunteers with Sarasota Bay Watch hauled everything from fishing poles to cast nets to cell phones and even a BB gun from the waters of New Pass recently.
Traffic to the beach was blocked in Sarasota earlier, thanks to a gas leak near the John Ringling Causeway.
Fireworks will once again light up the night on the Fourth of July. Sarasota, Lakeland, Bradenton, and St. Petersburg all say plans are in the works for an Independence Day to remember.
The streets that make up the Rosemary District – once known as Overtown – date back to the 1880s.
From inside the University Town Center mall to stores and businesses that surround it, one thing is missing: workers.
There has been another giant manta ray sighting in the Bay Area. This time, off the coast of Sarasota.
Rilee is believed to have died due to smoke inhalation, the sheriff’s office said.
After more than a year of unknown, hope finally shines through at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.
Governor Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday that firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, and law enforcement officer would be getting $1,000 pandemic bonuses, but 911 operators say the stress and demands of their jobs warrants putting them on that list.
Officials say multiple 911 calls were made about two homes on fire on Iowa Street. Witnesses said a young girl went into one of the houses and never came back out.
The body-worn cameras were purchased for $3.2 million. The city approved funds covering training, hardware, and storage for five years. Sarasota police said the benefits far outweigh the price tag.
Owen joined the Wolf Scouts in second grade. He's now a 16-year-old Eagle Scout and he's earned every merit badge possible. Since 1912, less than 500 scouts than out of 110 million have accomplished that feat.
North Port office space has been transformed into a prom boutique, with designer dresses, shoes, jewelry, corsages and even clothes for the guys. Everything is free for seniors attending North Port's community prom.
Here's one visitor you don't want at your front door. This giant gator showed up outside of a Sarasota home last night and hung out for about 10 minutes on the couple's doorstep.
COVID-19 screenings have become a regular practice at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.
Drivers in Manatee County and Sarasota County have one more reason to be careful on the roadways.
A forensic supervisor with the North Port Police Department is facing charges for illegally possessing drugs.
A dump truck crash near North Port left one person dead and knocked out power to the surrounding neighborhood, deputies say.