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Man injured in shooting, flown to trauma center

NORTH PORT, Fla - - A man suffered a gun shot wound and was flown to a trauma center Thursday night, said North Port Police. Police began investigating the shooting shortly after 3 pm in the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue in North Port. Police say this is an isolated incident. Additional information

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-11-17 02:53:30

Top 10 Weekend Events, Nov. 17-19

Fun things to do in Sarasota, Venice, Bradenton, Punta Gorda and Englewood 10. The eclectic duo Madera Fina, from Puerto Rico, is playing Fogartyville with money raised on this tour going to assist fellow Puerto Rican musicians. 9. L.A.-based comedian Dales Jones is playing McCurdy's. Owner Les McCu

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 15:27:37

Real estate agent's email highlights divide over West Villages ZIP code

NORTH PORT - Fervor over North Port's desire to have the West Villages development area drop its Venice ZIP code may have hit its peak this week when an area real estate agent sent the City Commision an email that seemed to suggest a backlash would follow city attempts to have the Venice address exp

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-18 01:38:45

North Port shooting sends man to hospital

NORTH PORT -- A man was hospitalized after being shot Thursday night, the North Port Police Department reports. According to police, a man was transported to a trauma center after a shooting in the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue at about 6 p.m. Police are calling the incident isolated. Police have no

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 13:13:08

Police at shooting scene in North Port

Officers are the scene of a shooting in North Port. The North Port Police Department is investigating at the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue. One person was flown to a trauma center to treat a gunshot wound. Officers are the scene of a shooting in North Port. The North Port Police Department is inves

NBC 2 - 2017-11-17 05:43:00

Coming to Mann Hall: Theresa Caputo, Get the Led Out, The Temptations and The Four Tops

Mann Hall has announced three more shows for its 2017-2018 season: Led Zeppelin tribute act Get the Led Out, soul legends The Temptations and The Four Tops, and TV psychic Theresa Caputo. MORE: JJ Grey talks Big Orange Fest in Punta Gorda, success and what the heck to call his music Tickets for all

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-11-16 11:00:03

Jonathan Lewis to receive raise as interim county administrator

A $22,000 raise will increase his annual salary to $185,000. SARASOTA COUNTY - Jonathan Lewis will receive a $22,000 raise when he becomes Sarasota County's interim administrator next month. The increase will take Lewis's annual salary up to $185,000. Lewis is scheduled to take on the interim role o


SCSO is advising the public that Jerry Pitts has registered as a Sexual Offender living in Sarasota County.

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is advising the public that Jerry Pitts, DOB 03/31/66, has registered as a Sexual Offender living in Sarasota County. Pitts was convicted of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation on a Victim 12-15 Years Old and Lewd or Lascivious Battery on a Victim 12-15 Years Old in 2


Man who recorded deputy punching suspect explains what he saw, heard

The man who recorded a Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department deputy repeatedly striking a suspect during an apprehension said he was surprised by what prompted the incident. "I thought the guy did something way worse to get that kind of reaction," said Porter Villar. "I thought he hurt a cop or did

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-18 00:38:00

Fatal Modesto fire appears to be accidental

A fire at an east Modesto home where a man was found dead Thursday afternoon appears to be accidental, according to authorities. Initial findings by the Fire Investigation Unit indicate an exposed light bulb on a lamp without a lampshade may have ignited nearby clothing stacked on a dresser in the b

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-18 01:32:00

Former Turlock child care operator found guilty of sexually exploiting children | The Modesto Bee

A Turlock man was found guilty Friday of conspiring to sexually exploit a minor and receiving or distributing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Adam Alan Henry, 39, was arrested twice by Ceres police in the fall of 2013. He was taken into custody in September of that year o

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-18 00:16:00

Meet the Modesto Irrigation District's new - really new - manager

For the first time in a long time - maybe three decades, maybe more - Modesto Irrigation District leaders picked an outsider to run the utility. Scott Furgerson, from Sempra Energy in Southern California, will become MID's general manager Nov. 27, with an annual salary of about $275,000. The MID boa

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-17 00:12:00

When it comes to Russia, a tsunami of lies are flowing out of the White house | The Modesto Bee

I spent part of my convalescence from a recent illness reading some of the comprehensive timelines of the Russia investigation (which indicates, I suppose, a sickness of another sort). One, compiled by Politico, runs to nearly 12,000 words - an almost book-length account of stupidity, cynicism, hubr

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-17 19:30:25

Need something to do Thanksgiving weekend in Modesto? Take in a few ghosts

A story about social injustice, poverty and hate might not seem particularly festive, yet it remains one of the holiday season's most beloved tales to tell. And so it is with "A Christmas Carol," the next presentation from Modesto Performing Arts, arriving right after Thanksgiving to welcome the yul

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-16 22:56:00

Finally! A winner is declared in tight Modesto Irrigation District race

Stu Gilman unseated Jake Wenger from the Modesto Irrigation District Board, according to final results from the Nov. 7 election, released late Thursday afternoon. Gilman, a Modesto businessman, had held a slight lead over Wenger in periodic updates since last week, and ended 124 votes ahead of the o

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-17 01:52:00

Stanislaus County deputy seen striking suspect during arrest in Modesto

Stanislas County Sheriff's Department deputies were at the scene of a possible homicide. Crime scene tape blocked access to McGee Road just south of Roeding Road. A makeshift curtain was set up blocking what appeared to be a body in the middle of the road. Crime Watch as Fresno police search for

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Judges cite Ritts for misconduct

ROCHESTER - An appeals court has cited Ontario County's incoming district attorney for misconduct in the trial of a Geneva man. However, the man's conviction and lengthy prison sentence will stand. In a decision filed last week, the Fourth Judicial Department of state Supreme Court's Appellate Divis

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-17 13:00:00

Police search for missing Macedon woman

Barnes battles dementia and takes medication. Police report that Barnes was last seen driving a black 2014 Ford Edge with New York State license plate CDA1189. Barnes is described as 5'05" tall, weighing 185 pounds with brown hair, and brown eyes. She wore a black dress and a black jacket at the tim

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-17 06:42:00

WRITE ON: Zoning & landfill elections

The just-completed elections in the Finger Lakes may finally resolve two disparate, contentious issues. And results in two races for county legislative offices prove the maxim that "every vote counts." In the town of Seneca Falls, the long-running debate over closure of Seneca Meadows may now be ove

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-17 21:00:00

Steve Earle to perform at Smith Opera House

Steve Earle and The Dukes will perform at 8 p.m. on Dec. 1 at Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St., Geneva. Earle is known for his folk, blues, rock, country and bluegrass recordings. The Mastersons, an alt-country duo, will open the concert. Wine and beer will be available starting at 7 p.m. Tickets co

MPNNOW - 2017-11-17 18:01:41