SPD: Man arrested in Sarasota shooting that left 1 injured
A Sarasota man was arrested in a shooting that left one person injured over the weekend, police said.
Police investigating Sarasota shooting
At around 5 pm on Saturday, Sarasota police responded to a shooting in the 1800 block of John Rivers St.
Sarasota pickleball player back on home court after playing in more than 40 states
A local pickleball player just wrapped up the adventure of a lifetime – and what may be a new pickleball record.
Gabby Petito case: Brian Laundrie's mother promised son shovel, garbage bag, jailhouse cake in love letter
The Florida woman, through her attorney, claims the missive was penned before her son embarked on a June 2021 cross country trip with his 22-year-old fiancee Gabby Petito, who was found dead September 19, 2021 near Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Bay Area law enforcement officers cracking down on seat belt violators
The Sarasota Police Department and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Department are urging drivers to buckle up during the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) national ‘Click It or Ticket’ high-visibility enforcement effort.
Sarasota police to work with Coast Guard for vessel inspections to help keep boaters safe
Sarasota Police will be working with the United States Coast Guard Flotilla 84 for an Interagency Boating Safety Inspection Day on Saturday, May 20.
Sarasota authorities investigating shooting that left one dead on Fruitville Road
One man is dead following a shootout on Fruitville Rd on Saturday night.
Sarasota police hosting gun buyback event for those who have unwanted firearms
In the city of Sarasota, 125 vehicle burglaries in the past year ended with 14 guns stolen from unlocked cars.
Sarasota National Cemetery needs volunteers to plant flags for Memorial Day
Thirteen rows up and thirteen graves in is where a piece of Meshia Richardson-Judd’s heart remains.
Michigan man takes on 1,500-mile walk through 6 states, including Florida, in honor of veterans
Each step Jack Huffman takes brings clarity and a sense of peace.
Bradenton homicide suspect apprehended after more than 9 hours inside Sarasota apartment complex, police say
After more than nine hours, Sarasota police have arrested a suspect connected to a deadly shooting that occurred back in January.
'The Pickleball Club' opens new location in Sarasota as sport continues to grow
The sound of a “dink” or a soft and low shot in pickleball is what Brian McCarthy has been waiting for.
16-year-old dies in horse riding accident
On Sunday afternoon, a 16-year-old horse rider was killed while competing in a national steeplechase event at Fox Lea Farms.
Sarasota teacher accused of having inappropriate relationship with 17-year-old student, police say
A Sarasota teacher was arrested for having an inappropriate relationship with her 17-year-old student, according to police.
Jerry Springer’s death being felt across the Bay Area: ‘We’ll miss him dearly’
Jerry Springer may have stood out for his popular and sometimes outrageous talk show, but in the Bay Area, the legendary host was known for his kindness and generosity.
New College board votes down tenure for five professors following student, staff protests
The New College of Florida board voted down tenure for five professors after students and staff made their voices heard Wednesday ahead of the board's meeting to decide.
Sarasota group uses virtual reality to put people inside the world of a human trafficking victim
A Sarasota-based nonprofit that focuses on human trafficking awareness, prevention, and outreach is turning to virtual reality to help teach families how to avoid the pitfalls that can lead children to become victims.
Mote Marine receives NOAA grant to help restore 200,000 corals in Florida Keys
Signs of hope come in the form of new life among the coral reefs down in the Florida Keys.
Rep. Vern Buchanan hopes new bill will open up access to Alzheimer’s treatment restricted by CMS
More than 6.7 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, and 55-year-old Michelle Hall of Bradenton is one of them.
Sarasota mail sorter stole more than $70,000 from 60 companies, police say
Police in Sarasota are searching for more victims after they say a postal employee was taking checks out of the mail and depositing the money into her private account.