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Lightning strike kills person on Siesta Key beach. | Sarasota | Your Observer

Lightning struck and killed a person on Siesta Key's beach on Sunday afternoon as storms rolled through the area, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.The unidentified victim was struck on the beach in the 6000 block of Midnight Pass Road, according to the Sheriff’s Office.The Sheriff’s

LONGBOAT OBSERVER - 2018-06-24 21:50:32

Multi-vehicle crash snarls traffic on I-75 in Sarasota

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WFLA.COM - 2018-06-24 20:51:40

One person dies after reportedly being struck by lightning in Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla. -- One person is dead following a lightning strike on a Sarasota beach Sunday, according to officials.

10NEWS - 2018-06-24 21:43:46

Sarasota deputies investigating lightning strike death

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FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-06-25 07:18:52

Teen Dies in New Port Richey 3-Car Crash | 970 WFLA

New Port Richey, Fla. (970 WFLA) - A three-car crash at a three-way intersection killed a woman Saturday afternoon, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

IHEART.COM - 2018-06-24 13:26:00

1 dead, 2 injured after shooting in St. Pete

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WFLA.COM - 2018-06-24 12:01:18

Manatee County July 4 Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide

MANATEE COUNTY, FL – There is no shortage of Fourth of July celebrations taking placing in Manatee County. Here's a guide so you can plan your red, white and blue day.

PATCH - 2018-06-24 17:27:47

FHP: Drunk Wrong-Way Driver Causes Ruskin Crash | 970 WFLA

Ruskin, Fla. (970 WFLA) - A wrong-way driver faces numerous charges after driving drunk at more than 100 mph and causing a hit-and-run crash Saturday night, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

IHEART.COM - 2018-06-23 14:14:00

Deputies search for inmate who walked away from political event in New Port Richey

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WFLA.COM - 2018-06-23 19:48:41

Red Tide seen by drone flying over Gulf

NOKOMIS, FL. (WWSB) - Red Tide is causing a change of plans for many beach goers here on The Suncoast.Take a look at the aerial view of Nokomis Beach on Saturday. It was captured by Sarasota Aerial Videography.You can see what appears to be a dark bloom right off the beach. Reports there indicated

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-06-23 23:41:00

Top 5 Things To Do This Week in Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, June 25-30

The action-packed 34th annual festival kicks into high gear Friday with the “Boats by the Bay” Party in the Pits including the Miss Powerboat P1 Swimsuit Contest, 6 to 11 p.m. in the parking lot of the Van Wezel, 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Then the races off Lido Beach take place Saturday and S

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-06-25 00:00:00

Dozens in Bradenton protest separation of immigrant families

Eight-year-old Yariel Davila was sadden when he saw images of detained children behind chain-link fences on the news and looked to his grandfather for answers. His grandfather and later his mother tried to explain."You can't really explain it to kid," his mother, Beatriz Rodriguez, said.But the moth


Listen to a new fan-dedicated single from Bradenton's We the Kings

We the Kings, the pop-punk band with roots in Bradenton, released a new single on Wednesday.The song, called “On My Love,” sounds radio-ready, with minimal, delayed guitar and a catchy, repetitive chorus.The new album, simply called “SIX,” debuts on July 6, according toBillboard Music."Appropriately


Disbarred Sarasota attorney accused of stealing at least $215,000 from clients

In September 2017, one of his victims, police said, tried to cash a life insurance check from his law firm, but it bounced because of insufficient funds. In the following month, an emergency petition was issued for the suspect to replace the funds. When they weren’t, police said Wallach’s accounts w


Bradenton man charged in six scrap metal burglaries, deputies say

A man already in custody in connection with three burglaries was charged on Thursday with three more break-ins, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.Michael Koppus, 54, is suspected of committing six burglaries between June 7 and June 11.Deputies say Koppus targeted the following busines


PHOTOS: Pop star Pink drops by Siesta Key for lunch

SIESTA KEY, Fla. (WFLA) - SIESTA KEY, Fla. (WFLA) – A very famous singer dropped by a Siesta Key restaurant on Thursday.Singer, songwriter, pop star Pink and her kids had lunch at the Siesta Key Mango. Pink even posed for a photo.


Fentanyl, meth found in Bradenton apartment

Drugs and guns were found Wednesday inside a Bradenton apartment that investigators say was used for drug trafficking, according to documents from the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.Jonte M. Brice, 25, of Palmetto, was arrested Wednesday after deputies served a drug-related search warrant at an apa


Sarasota attorney charged with stealing 200K from clients

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The Sarasota Police Department (SPD) has arrested a local attorney on charges that he misappropriated over $200,000 of client funds.Jordan Wallach, 63, of Sarasota, was arrested Thursday and charged with one count of Grand Theft, following an investigation that began in Novembe


Storm Chasing Video with Ecological Disaster:  Red Tide Outbreak - Casperson's Beach in Sarasota County (6/23/2018) | The Uncensored Report

Storm Chasing Video with Ecological Disaster: Red Tide Outbreak – Casperson’s Beach in Sarasota County (6/23/2018)Francesco Abbruzzinois the sole poster on The Scoop News, it is truly a one man operation. I operate this site with a fresh perspective on news, opinions, and local unvetted scoop. If

THESCOOPRADIOSHOW.COM - 2018-06-24 11:56:14

Pop singer P!nk spotted grabbing a bite to eat in Siesta Key

SIESTA KEY, Fla.—One of the world’s biggest pop singers and her family dropped by the Toasted Mango Café on Siesta Key while vacationing Thursday.P!NK and her family stopped to have lunch at the locally-owned restaurant.The Toasted Mango Café posted the moment to its Facebook page and said it was “t