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Deputies search for inmate who walked away from political event in New Port Richey
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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
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
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.
A reminder that the City of Sarasota is resurfacing a 1.4-mile stretch of Osprey Avenue | The Uncensored Report
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Road closures for Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Sarasota Police Department is planning on having road closures for the Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Race.The races are on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1.The following roads, boat ramps and parking lots will be closed at these times.
Sarasota police under fire for alleged brutality
Wednesday, concerned citizens and victims' family members gathered to rally for justice. The group is also putting pressure on the state attorney to review recent incidents, sending him a letter demanding action.
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.
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
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
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
Fruitville landowners say diverging diamond would ruin expansion
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Developers with a major project in the works for the land along Fruitville Road said if the Florida Department of Transportation installs a diverging diamond there, it would ruin their plans.They've called the future development the Fruitville Initiative. "Multi-family resident
Performing artist P!NK seen dining on Siesta Key
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Music artist, P!NK was seen visiting the Toasted Mango Cafe yesterday on Thursday, June 21.The Toasted Mango Cafe Siesta Key location shared a photo with her and thanked her for coming to the restaurant.P!NK's real name is Alecia Beth Moore and is a singer, songwriter and dance
Police: Sarasota Estate Attorney bilked clients out of hundreds of thousands of dollars
Susan Shue died in Nov. 2016. Her longtime attorney, Jordan Wallach, was handling the estate which was going to her daughter, Tiffany Scott.
Cops Corner: Sarasota 6.21.18 | Sarasota | Your Observer
CHIP ON THEIR SHOULDERS2:15 a.m. — 1800 block of South Tamiami TrailDisorderly conduct/intoxication:An employee at a convenience store reported that two women had been throwing products around inside the store and causing a disturbance. The employee said the women attempted to buy alcoholic beverage
First Alert Weather: Better chances for storms on Sunday
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - With a high pressure system over the Florida Straits we will continue to see onshore flow through much of the day on Saturday.With this west wind expect the heat index to once again be near 100 by noon and continue through the 5 p.m. hour.Sunday the winds will be rather light
Habitat for Humanity Sarasota hires Danny Bilyeu as construction administrator | Business Observer | Business Observer
As construction administrator, he will oversee planning, development and construction of 20 or more homes a year. Primarily, he will support development at Hammock Place, a 40-home neighborhood in Sarasota.
Eroding Lido Beach causes concerns for Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix
LIDO BEACH, FL (WWSB) - An eroding Lido Beach is likely to cause some headaches during the upcoming Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix. Sand re-nourishment is on its way, but it won't be here in time for the beach's busiest weekend of the year.There's only a thin line of sand left to walk on at Lido Beac
Meth-trafficking ring in South Florida ends in 5 arrests after yearlong investigation
Arrests were made in Collier, Lee and Sarasota counties and in California, including Michael Stonebreaker and Jason Garff from Naples, Biron Bacher of Cape Coral, Stephanie Shaw of Goodland and Brian Tharp of Venice.
Circus arts take center stage in Sarasota this summer
For additional information, such as ticket pricing and show times, click over to the Circus Arts Conservatory website:circusarts.org.