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Deputies allegedly in search of driver of smashed Toyota on North Cattlemen Road

SARASOTA (WWSB) -Deputies are surrounding the scene of a smashed up car North Cattlemen Road in Sarasota County and are allegedly in search of the driver who was in the car. Reports say that there was a chase involving police and the driver of the car. The model of the car is Toyota. The scene is ta


“Fully skeletonized” remains found in rural Florida identified as missing teen Jabez Spann

Skeletal remains found Saturday in a rural Florida area have been identified as belonging to teen Jabez Spann, missing since September of 2017. “Saturday afternoon at approximately 4:30 p.m., skeletal remains were found in rural portion of Manatee County, west of I-75, [by] an individual working in


Red tide is gone in Florida, state says

SARASOTA — The unforgettable red tide bloom that tarnished Florida waters and destroyed hundreds of the state's beloved marine mammals is no more. For the first time since October 2017, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, is no lo


Orioles: $92 million in economic impact for Sarasota County

Just in time for spring training, Sarasota's Major League Baseball team has reported that its tourism marketing and promotion, commercial activity, events and youth sports programs create $92 million in annual economic impact, according to a Sarasota County analysis.


Rays' De Leon adds personal flair to new glove

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Jose De Leon is bringing back his trademark blue glove, but this year's glove is a little more special than the gloves he has worn in the past. "Actually, this glove, my cousin -- who's in the Army -- designed it for me," De Leon said Friday after receiving his new glove. "He


Rays set weekend Grapefruit League plan

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Thursday’s workout was a quick one for the Rays as the focus has shifted towards Grapefruit League play, which begins on Friday with a home game against the Phillies at 1:05 p.m. ET.


Alvarado ready for any role in Rays' bullpen

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- José Alvarado. established himself as a key part of the Rays' bullpen in 2018, but his focus now is to stay as consistent as possible, as he’s expected to be a big piece in what the club is looking to accomplish this season.


How to humble Rays prospect Brent Honeywell Jr.

PORT CHARLOTTE — Standing in the Rays clubhouse, Brent Honeywell Jr. pulled his sweatshirt up enough for you to see the scar on the inside of his right elbow, his pitching arm.