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Sarasota Uber driver shoots passenger

Geoffrey Ruscher was arrested for battery after he was shot by an Uber driver. Deputies say the driver fired in self-defense. (SOURCE: SCSO) SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - An irate Uber passenger ended up getting shot by the driver according to Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies. The passenger, iden

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-11-17 17:46:00

Sarasota man arrested after wife finds child pornography, Sheriff says

She searched their house after he made her suspicious, according to an arrest report. SARASOTA COUNTY -- A man was arrested this week after his wife became suspicious of his online activity and found child pornography, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office reports. According to the Sheriff's Office,

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 13:54:03

Investigation underway after deputies respond to shooting on Lockwood Ridge Road

An investigation is underway after deputies responded to reports of a shooting Thursday night on North Lockwood Ridge Road, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office. At 8:19 p.m., deputies were called to the 4100 block of North Lockwood Ridge Road and found a shooting victim on the side of

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-17 05:50:00

Unemployment rate in Bradenton-Sarasota falls again

The unemployment rate in the Bradenton-Sarasota region fell again in October and remains one of the lowest in the state. Unemployment in the Bradenton-Sarasota-North Port metropolitan statistical area fell to 3.2 percent last month, down from 3.3 percent in September and 4.7 percent in October 2016.

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-17 19:15:00

Icon plans new townhome project east of downtown Sarasota

SARASOTA - A Tampa developer intends to build its second townhome project between Fruitville Road and Main Street. Icon Residential filed plans with the city this week to develop 32 townhouse units on property just west of where it has a 37-townhome project underway. The new project, called 1st and

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 21:28:06

Hurricane Irma debris cleanup nearly complete in Sarasota, Manatee counties

Hurricane Irma debris cleanup is nearly complete in both Sarasota and Manatee counties, two months after the historic storm swept across Florida. Sarasota County reported this week that it is 98 percent through a so-called "first pass" of debris collection and expects to exceed its original estimate

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 19:11:48

Pick up of Irma debris 98 percent complete in Sarasota

SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - Collection of storm debris from Hurricane Irma, in Sarasota County, is at more than 98 percent complete. Debris pickup crews are now working in all zones across the county and current expectations are the first pass of debris collection will be completed in all zones, on

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-11-16 19:50:00

Cops Corner: Sarasota 11.16.17

6:30 p.m. - 2000 block of Siesta Drive Property damage: A supervisor reported damage to a company vehicle. Sometime overnight, someone shattered the windows of a vehicle left in the back parking lot. An officer found a rock painted red, white and blue next to the vehicle. Another employee for the c

LONGBOAT OBSERVER - 2017-11-16 10:50:00

New weather satellite set to launch early Saturday

The clock is ticking for the launch of a next-generation weather satellite. NOAA said the launch of Joint Polar Satellite System-1 is scheduled for the early hours of Saturday in California. A Delta II rocket will carry the satellite into orbit at 3:37 a.m. CST Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Bas

AL.COM - 2017-11-17 15:00:00

Judge finds probable cause in case of 2 Tiger Transit drivers charged with rape and sodomy

Warning: This article contains graphic content that may be uncomfortable or unsuitable for some readers. A Lee County District Judge has found probable cause in the case against two former Tiger Transit drivers, Tony Patillo and James Johnson Jr., who are charged with first-degree rape and sodomy of


Several Anniston groups to offer meals on Thanksgiving

The first of several Thanksgiving meal programs for those in need is set for Saturday atUnity House, a building on the southwestern corner of Zinn Park in Anniston. John Elston, pastor of New Life Covenant Church and a board member of the Higher Ground Ministerial Fellowship, said the group plans to

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-16 22:01:00

Local author Marshall Pope visits St. Jude's clinic in Huntsville, donates book of poems, cash

TALLADEGA -- Talladega author and poet Marshall Pope visited St. Jude's Research Clinic in Huntsville on Monday, presenting Director Melissa Jones with a copy of one of his volumes of poetry, "Blind Faith," and a cash donation. "Pope and his wife, Lori, were welcomed with open arms as they agreed to

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-17 01:52:00

Ending of the growing season (Garden Talk)

As I write on the eve of Reformation Day 2017, I think of the frost that hit my Talladega mountain cabin this morning. This past weekend was cool and damp. I am glad I did not have high school or college football commitments over the weekend. Watching the action on television took me back to a game


EXTENSION CORNER: Agriculture Outlook meetings set in December, January

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will hold a series of Alabama Agriculture Outlook meetings across the state in December and January. The Farm and Agribusiness Management team will update farmers, producers and agribusiness owners on the current agricultural situation in the state, as well a

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-11-17 06:01:00

SU Music Department presents Candy Cane Christmas

The Southern Union Music Department will present its annual Christmas concert, Candy Cane Christmas, Tuesday, Nov. 28, through Friday, Dec. 1, in Brazeal Auditorium on Southern Union's Wadley campus. All shows begin at 7 p.m. CT. Under the direction of Dr. Trey Rayfield, concert-goers can expect to


Election deadlines - The Randolph Leader: News

With the Dec. 12 general election for the U.S. Senate seat on the horizon, those who have not registered in Randolph County have until Monday, Nov. 27, to do so. You can register at the Boards of Registers office adjacent to the county courthouse or by going on the Secretary of State's website where


Chris Christie leaves a complicated record

Reflecting on Gov. Christie's time in office, N.J. Senate President Sweeney said Christie's decision to run for president is when "everything started to turn." Chris Pedota/NorthJersey.com From his earliest days in Trenton, Chris Christie clearly relished the prospect of one day having his portrait

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 10:49:27

Big changes in football, soccer highlight new GMC fall sports division alignments

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The Greater Middlesex Conference announced new division alignments for the fall 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons. Football, which expands from three to four divisions, and boys soccer, which expands from four to five divisions, highlight the biggest changes to the conf

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 18:54:50

'Nutcracker' and a Proposal - The holiday classic holds special memories for members of American Repertory Ballet

For ballet dancers, "Nutcracker" is an annual occurrence, and barely a holiday season goes by without dancing with sugar plumbs, snowflakes and giant mice. It's understandable then that after 10 years or more, dancers would have had enough of the famed Tchaikovsky ballet, but for Anna Porter Wilkes-

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-17 22:06:00

Police arrest 1 on gun, drug charges hours after 2 are shot

SOMERVILLE - Kaseem Stewart-Hunt, 20, of the Somerset section of Franklin Township, is facing gun and drug possession charges after being arrested hours after two men were shot on Tuesday, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson said Friday. Kaseem Stewart-Hunt Robertson said detectives from

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 20:30:20