A Venice man with a lengthy criminal record – an "animal," according to the sheriff – has been arrested for ambushing a motel housekeeper and beating her so badly that she later died.
After a year of restrictions, Venice High School's class of 2021 is getting a chance to let loose.
Florida's COVID-19 case numbers are trending lower. The seven-day average of those testing positive is right at 7%, compared to 11% a month ago.
It was just after 7 a.m. when a boater reported seeing a minivan in the water at Marina Park. Emergency crews found one person inside and pulled him from the van, but they were unable to revive him.
Two deputies are being hailed as heroes after they came to the rescue of a 10-month-old baby, saving her from drowning in a Venice pool.
No room for scary clowns here! Deputies helped free this 6-foot alligator after it got stuck in a Venice storm drain.
A Venice rehabilitation center is working to stop the spread of COVID-19 cases at the facility after an outbreak.
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said more than 100 pounds of explosive material was inside the Venice home that caught fire after an explosion Thursday.
Firefighters say two people were refilling ammunition with gunpowder in a garage next to a home when the explosion occurred. According to firefighters, there was a large amount of gunpowder inside the garage, which quickly caught fire.
In his full, unedited interview, Christian Rieker, the husband of Tracey Rieker who went missing a week ago, says his wife was behaving differently in the days before her disappearance.
Venice police are asking for the public’s help finding Tracey Lynn Rieker, 44, who left her home Wednesday, September 30, and hasn't been seen or heard from since.
Sarasota County deputies said a 47-year-old man fatally shot a woman he knew while she was sitting inside a vehicle at a Venice bank.
A woman was murdered in a Sarasota County bank drive-thru lane, just moments after the bank opened for business this morning.
Outside the Sky Family YMCA in Venice, colorful tags hang from a lattice wall. Each carries a powerful message.
Sarasota County detectives obtained a search warrant for child pornography at a Venice home, but they also discovered drugs and weapons inside the residence.
During a Tuesday meeting, officials in Venice passed an ordinance requiring masks in the city limits.
In Sarasota County, city officials within Venice met to consider a mask mandate, but instead passed a resolution urging residents to wear face coverings inside and outside when they can't social distance.
Over 100 miles from Venice, a 23-year-old man needed help after he was bit by a moray eel.
Inside Gold Rush BBQ in Venice co-owner Patrick Caudill checks on customers. "How was lunch today? Was everything good?” he asked.
Off East Venice Avenue, shoppers inside a Publix got more than they bargained for.