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Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte & Desoto County Communities Triggers $100,000 Season of Sharing Contribution From The Patterson Foundation

The Patterson Foundation has contributed $100,000 to Season of Sharing in recognition of the first $500,000 raised by the community for the region’s annual campaign to help people on the verge of homelessness. Each time the community raises $500,000 between now and Jan. 31, 2019, The Patterson Found

SARASOTAPOST.COM - 2018-12-11 13:25:55

Man uses hammer to bash open display cases at jewelry store in Bradenton

BRADENTON (WWSB) - Deputies in Manatee County are looking for the two men who robbed a jewelry store at the DeSoto Square Mall in Bradenton Tuesday morning. The two men entered the Gold Palace on 301 Boulevard West around 10:40am. One was armed with a hammer and bashed open display cases while the o

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-12-11 21:06:00

Meet the firefighter: Forest Ranger Robert Smith

OKEECHOBEE — Florida Forest Ranger Robert Smith was born in Arcadia but says because his family was in the ministry, he was fortunate to be able to travel and explore most of Florida and Georgia during his childhood. In 2009, his family settled in Okeechobee, and he says this is the longest amount o

LAKEOKEECHOBEENEWS.COM - 2018-12-09 11:00:40

An alleged molester agitates his new Port Charlotte neighbors

John Woytowitz loves his neighborhood. “Anybody that moves in, we welcome them right away,” Woytowitz said. And that is exactly what Woytowitz did when he met his neighbor, Paul Lewicki, across the street on Wynkoop Circle in Port Charlotte. He later found out that the 76-year-old man is accused of

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-12-11 22:21:03

Thief steals trailer from Port Charlotte Boy Scout

A thief stole a trailer from a Port Charlotte Boy Scout troop, and it hasn’t been seen since. A thief stole a trailer from a Port Charlotte Boy Scout troop, and it hasn’t been seen since.

NBC 2 - 2018-12-10 23:38:00

Man hit by car in Arcadia

A 41-year-old man is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Arcadia. Walter Lee Cureton was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital after being hit Tuesday evening while walking near the intersection of Fletcher Avenue and Corral Terrace.

WZVN-TV - 2018-12-05 11:43:00

Retirement home worker accused of beating Alzheimer's resident with belt

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A former employee of a retirement home was arrested for allegedly beating a resident with a belt. An employee at the Royal Palm Retirement Center reported that he saw his co-worker, Kenneth Summerall, beat a resident with Alzheimer's with a belt. Jake Alforque said the victim

NBC 2 - 2018-12-11 17:01:00

North Port: The “Boundless Adventures Playground” is more than just a playground

For local Sarasota County news (only) you can join my group https://www.facebook.com/groups/veniceflorida/. Having the combination of this page and the group membership, some how increases your chances of seeing my feeds, according to FB. Remember to turn on the group notification too. – Francesco.

THESCOOPRADIOSHOW.COM - 2018-12-11 13:55:38

North Port: 10 of the 30 sexual offender alerts that I received this morning

For local Sarasota County news (only) you can join my group https://www.facebook.com/groups/veniceflorida/. Having the combination of this page and the group membership, some how increases your chances of seeing my feeds, according to FB. Remember to turn on the group notification too. – Francesco.

THESCOOPRADIOSHOW.COM - 2018-12-09 05:29:46

Florida the Top Destination for Americans Moving Out of State

Florida ranks as the top destination in America for home buyers who are moving out of state, according to new data published by LendingTree, an online loan marketplace based in Charlotte. The company looked at mortgage loan requests for Americans and examined how many were for homes outside of the b

SARASOTAMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-12-10 15:25:32

Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash in Charlotte County

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A 68-year-old motorcyclist is in critical condition after a crash in Charlotte County late Saturday night. Troopers said the motorcyclist, identified as Glenn Weathers of Englewood, was riding west on SR-776 approaching Coliseum Boulevard around 11:38 p.m.

NBC 2 - 2018-12-09 16:35:00

Holiday shopping leaves buyers prone to fraud

“This is fraud and a lot of people, their debit cards won’t be reimbursed, or they won’t take those charges off because they’re not covered,” she said.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-11-27 22:17:57

Sarasota prosecutor fired over social media posts

Assistant state attorney Joshua Schueneman, who unsuccessfully ran for DeSoto County Judge in August, was fired from his position on Friday because of a racially-insensitive remark that was “liked’’ on his campaign Facebook page.

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-12-07 22:39:00

HIELSCHER: Punta Gorda broker gets 6 months for wire fraud

A real estate broker from Punta Gorda was sentenced last week to six months in federal prison for committing wire fraud against the Federal National Mortgage Association. Hollie Darlene Dustin, 60, pleaded guilty in June to fraudulently submitting invoices for services on foreclosed properties she h

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-12-10 09:01:00

PG Council says no to concrete barriers at city events

While safety does weigh heavy on the collective mind of the City Council, passing an ordinance to mandate protection barriers for local events in Punta Gorda is not a high priority.

YOURSUN.COM - 2018-12-09 05:00:00

Snow, sleet and freezing rain take aim at South

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) — A storm spreading snow, sleet and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South has millions of people in its path, raising the threat of immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads and possible power outages.

WFLA.COM - 2018-12-09 11:09:00

North Port Police notice a man driving down 41 with his car on fire………

Detectives driving down 41 this evening noticed this vehicle in the Hobby Lobby parking lot on fire. They were able to quickly put the fire out with an extinguisher….before our friends with the Fire Department arrived. Great job Det. Kevin Lyon & Shannon Fortuno. #skills.

THESCOOPRADIOSHOW.COM - 2018-12-07 04:16:30

Sex(less) education in our schools

Aisha Rosario was a junior at North Port High School when she found out she was pregnant with her first child. “We were devastated, because life is already hard enough when you don’t have a kid, trying to get to college and everything,” Rosario, now 22, said about her family’s reaction to finding ou

YOURSUN.COM - 2018-12-09 05:00:00

Builder barred from Charlotte County - Homeowners charge they were swindled

Protocol broke down a few times at an emotional Charlotte County Construction Licensing Board hearing Thursday night as angry homeowners vented about treatment by HD Custom Homes.

YOURSUN.COM - 2018-12-08 05:00:00

American Airlines cancels nearly 1,000 Sunday flights due to winter storm

Catching a flight on Sunday? Get ready for major travel trouble if your flight is in the path of a major winter storm. American Airlines said it has proactively canceled nearly 1,000 Sunday flights due to the storm. That is on top of 160 cancellations on Saturday.

10NEWS - 2018-12-08 20:53:00