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She found a dead newborn on her deck. Neighbor had tossed the baby over a fence, Colorado cops say | Bradenton Herald

A Colorado woman was getting ready to use the hot tub on her deck in January when her dog smelled something unusual - leading to a horrifying discovery. There was a dead newborn on the back deck of the woman's Highlands Ranch, Colo., home on Jan. 2, KDVR reports. When the woman found the child, its

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-03-21 00:43:00

First Alert Weather: Tornado Watch issued in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for the following counties, including the entire ABC7 viewing area, until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20. The following counties are included in the Tornado Watch: The area in yellow is under a Tornado Watch until 7pm ED

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-03-20 14:29:00

3 arrested in Sarasota County on human trafficking, drug charges

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - Three people from Orlando were arrested by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office on Friday in connection with human trafficking and drug charges. Detectives began the investigation on March 8 after getting information from an inmate at the Sarasota County Jail about pos

WFLA.COM - 2018-03-19 21:40:28

Manatee County men arrested for soliciting prostitutes in Sarasota, police say | Bradenton Herald

Sarasota police arrested men from Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota after a prostitution operation last week. The undercover operation targeted individuals soliciting prostitutes along North Tamiami Trail in Sarasota, according to Sarasota police. Five men were arrested and charged with soli

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-03-19 19:28:00

Sarasota Police searching for phone thief

SARSAOTA, FL (WWSB) - Sarasota Police Department says they are searching for a male suspect that stole from a Verizon store on Wednesday, March 14. According to the Sarasota Police Department, the suspect stole two cell phones valued at $800 each. Sarasota Police says they have video of the suspec

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-03-20 12:16:00

Two teens went into the woods to play but only one came out alive. The other faces a murder charge | Bradenton Herald

Two teens went into the woods to play but only one came out alive. The other faces a murder charge A 16-year-old boy is in custody and his 15-year-old friend is dead after officials say he was beaten with a baseball bat. The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of 15-year-old Giov

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-03-20 14:58:00

School Measure Passes in Sarasota and Manatee

School leaders in both Sarasota and Manatee counties celebrated the passage of tax referenda. In Sarasota County, a special 1-mill tax got renewed with broad support. And a new tax in Manatee County passed more narrowly. The Sarasota tax passed with ease, as about 49,000 voters came out in favor of

SRQMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-03-21 04:08:35

This Manatee Avenue hot spot is closing, but a piece of it may live on in your kitchen | Bradenton Herald

There's good news and there's bad news when it comes to the fate of one of Manatee Avenue's most-cherished coffee shops. The bad news is that Latte Luna will close its doors for good on Saturday. The good news: You'll soon be able to keep a piece of the popular cafe in your kitchen. Deb Short open

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-03-20 22:49:00

Five Arrested In Sarasota Hooker Sting

Sarasota, Fla.-(Newsradio 970 WFLA)-The Sarasota Police Department Street Crimes Unit, with the assistance of the Narcotics Unit and Patrol Division, conducted a prostitution operation targeting individuals soliciting prostitutes. The operation was conducted along North Tamiami Trail in the City. Fi

IHEART.COM - 2018-03-19 18:25:54

Sarasota among Southern Living's the South's Best Cities

Southern Living magazine has named Sarasota one of the South's best cities. Sarasota was No. 9 on the publication's list - and the only one in Florida - of the South's Best Cities. It also made the list of the South's Prettiest Cities. At No. 5, it was the top city in Florida on this list and one of

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 18:35:20

She was in the Publix bathroom - and saw a hairy man recording under a stall, cops say | Bradenton Herald

A shopper at a Florida Publix got the shock of a lifetime during a trip to the restroom. She was using the toilet, peered under the divider - and saw hairy legs and a man's hand holding a cellphone, according to a Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrest report. The woman, along with another woman i

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-03-19 21:41:00

Man who threatened suicide shuts down Skyway Bridge for several hours

The Sunshine Skyway Bridge was closed for more than two hours Sunday until a reported suicidal person was taken into custody and authorities investigated a minor crash, according to Florida Highway Patrol. Officials received a call reporting the person around 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Sgt. Steve Gaskins, a

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-03-19 14:02:00

Wrong-way driver crashes head-on with another vehicle, killing 98-year-old Manatee woman | Bradenton Herald

A 98-year-old woman is dead after a wrong-way driver collided with the car she was riding in Monday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Thelma Moore, who was from Lakewood Ranch, died at the scene when a Ford Escape traveling the wrong direction collided head-on with the Hyundai Sant

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-03-19 23:23:00

9 Tampa Bay Winn-Dixie Stores To Close

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Nine Winn-Dixie grocery stores are preparing to close in Tampa Bay as the regional grocery chains' parent company prepares to file for bankruptcy. Among the stores targeted for closing are: 7625 Blind Pass Road, St. Petersburg 3301 17Th St., Sarasota 1325 S. Tamimi Trail, Sar

PATCH - 2018-03-19 14:10:58

People line streets to enjoy St. Patrick's Day parade

From near and far they came, proving once more that everyone loves a parade. Vacationers from France, snowbirds from New Hampshire and Wisconsin as well as many local residents of Anna Maria Island lined Marina Drive, Palm Drive and 78th Street on Sunday for the 20th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade


Bike Week business slips at some Daytona hotels

DAYTONA BEACH - Sarasota has its Thunder by the Bay, but Florida's biggest celebration of all things motorcycles is Daytona's Bike Week. Despite sunny weather that offered postcard-worthy scenes for motorcycling on State Road A1A, hoteliers in Volusia County reported a mix of encouraging and disappo

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 15:33:40

How do circus performers move on after tragedy?

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) - The circus lives and breathes by the mantra "the show must go on." But how do performers bounce back after tragedy? Some Tampa Bay area performers know the difficulty first-hand. Feb. 8, 2017 changed Rietta Wallenda's life. She was at the top of an eight person pyramid when i

WFLA.COM - 2018-03-19 21:13:42

First Alert Weather: Get ready for big changes as strong cold front moves in on Tuesday

Slight chance for gusty winds up to 60 mph Sarasota, FL (WWSB) - Strong to severe storms possible on Tuesday and then a return to Winter weather begins on Wednesday Before the cold moves in we have to deal with the possibility of some severe storms. The rain chance is 90% for mainly late afternoon a

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-03-19 22:45:00

They fought over car keys and a gun before one of them ended up dead, cops say | Bradenton Herald

In the moments before Tommy Brown Jr., 26, was shot to death, he and another man were arguing over a gun and tussled over keys to a vehicle, a witness told detectives, who in turn told the court Monday. During an Arthur hearing Monday, Manatee County Sheriff's Office homicide detectives told the c

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-03-19 23:29:00

Severe weather is possible in Sarasota-Manatee on Tuesday

A cold front poses a "marginal" risk, according to the National Weather Service. A cold front that began moving across Florida Monday is bringing the possibility of severe storms for the Sarasota-Bradenton area Tuesday. The highest risk of severe storms is in north Florida, but the National Weather

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-03-19 19:41:57