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.
When you get a notification that someone's at your front door, this is not the sight you expect to see.
Police in Venice say they used a stun gun to disarm a suspected shoplifter with a knife at the Venice Commons Publix.
Truck drivers are staying busy during the pandemic. They continue to haul supplies across the country. But even though they're working, they say they're hurting.
Venice resident Denise Wuetcher loves the Florida sunshine, especially when it comes to drying her laundry.
Fireworks won’t be lighting the night sky in Venice, Florida this Fourth of July due to COVID-19-related financial and operational concerns, says Venice city manager Ed Lavallee.
The museum in the city of Venice was trying to find the owner of a diary from 1932, and a very observant resident helped them figure it out.
A museum in the city of Venice came across a diary that appears to be nearly 90 years old. They hope someone can help track down the original author or her relatives.