Sarasota police have arrested 29-year-old Leyonna Dunbar, who is suspected of hitting a 66-year-old pedestrian and leaving him to die back in January.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A teenager from Palmetto is accused of using a stolen vehicle to back into the sidewall of a business and steal several firearms.
Sarasota police are asking residents to drop off their unused prescription drugs this Saturday, April 24 as part of a partnership with the DEA to prevent pill abuse and theft.
Getting back and forth from downtown Sarasota to St. Armand's and Lido beach could soon be easier. The city of Sarasota is looking at an open-air trolley.
Doctors at Sarasota Memorial Hospital are the first in the country to start a new COVID study looking at how to stop the body's inflammation response to COVID – and potentially other diseases, too.
Nine people are safe following a boat fire Saturday morning, according to the Sarasota Police Department.