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Sarasota man accused of downloading more child pornography

The 28-year-old was on probation from a 2010 case. SARASOTA COUNTY -- A man on probation for possessing child pornography has been arrested and accused of downloading more illegal files. According to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, investigators determined that nearly 15,000 files containing c

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 18:33:50

Sarasota couple facing charges after they were found with pills, and their child was home alone

A Sarasota couple is facing felony charges after they left their 1-year-old child home alone and pills were found in their vehicle. Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies were approached by a Family Dollar employee during a traffic stop around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. The employee told deputies that she chase

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-21 23:14:00

Cops Corner: Sarasota 9.21.17

12:15 p.m. - 1500 block of Main Street Theft: A business owner was running a generator and had two full cans of gas by his rear door in the alley. During the day, somebody stole the cans of gas. There were no witnesses or suspects to the incident.Sept. 18 A BLACK MARK 7:30 a.m. - 0 block of Central

LONGBOAT OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 09:50:00

Police: Sarasota couple left baby at home to steal from dollar store

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- A couple in Sarasota was arrested for theft and drug possession Sunday night around 8:30 p.m. The couple had been seen reportedly stealing merchandise and taking off in the suspected vehicle an employee was able to describe to police. The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office pul

10NEWS - 2017-09-21 20:22:58

Public meeting will discuss roundabout plans for US-41 in Sarasota

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - A public information meeting will be held to discuss roundabouts that will be installed on US-41 in Sarasota. FDOT is hosting the meeting at Bayfront Community Center, 803 N. Tamiami Trail, on Oct. 3 from 5-7 p.m. You can arrive at any time between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. People will

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-09-22 15:50:00

Heat greets world rowers in Sarasota

SARASOTA - At the 2017 World Rowing Championships, hundreds of athletes from dozens of countries share the same first impressions of Southwest Florida. It's hot. The beaches are beautiful. It's hot. They're worried about hurricanes. It's hot. Maria Springwald, a rower from Poland, doesn't speak much

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 14:54:33

Burglary duo nabbed in Sarasota

Sarasota County Sheriff's Office SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) - Two suspects in connection with a string of burglaries were nabbed in Sarasota on Thursday. Deputies found 26-year-old Kenneth Brown and 28-year-old Taniesha Parker, both of Fort Myers, hiding in the bushes after responding to an attempted b

WFLA.COM - 2017-09-22 19:43:24

Sarasota deputies arrest Fort Myers couple found hiding in a bush during burglary call

A Fort Myers couple was arrested Thursday by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office after they were connected to a string of robberies. According to a news release, 26-year-old Kenneth Brown and Taniesha Parker, 28, were found by deputies hiding in a bush during a burglary call. The two attempted to

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-22 19:08:32

School board member: Let's make our salaries and schedule the same as Sarasota's

If the problem is that Manatee County's top teachers are driving south to Sarasota County to get higher pay, why not simply adopt Sarasota's exact pay scale? That's exactly what school board member Charlie Kennedy said he plans to propose to his fellow board members at an upcoming school board meet

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 18:22:00

After Irma, power restored to all of Manatee, Sarasota, FPL says

The long awaited day has arrived. All power customers in Manatee and Sarasota counties have had power restored since Hurricane Irma knocked out service to thousands when she struck Florida. A Florida Power and Light Power Tracker outage map showed Friday morning that there were zero customers exper

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-22 16:49:00

Second Democrat enters race for Sarasota state House seat

Sarasota Democrat Ruta Jouniari filed paperwork this week to run for the District 72 state House seat being vacated by former GOP state Rep. Alex Miller, who resigned earlier this month. Jouniari's entrance in the race sets up a Democratic primary in the special election to fill the District 72 seat

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 16:12:10

Sheriff: Vandals break Sarasota fire station windows

Damages are estimated at more than $4,000. SARASOTA COUNTY -- A local fire station was vandalized two times last month, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office says. According to the Sheriff's Office, on Aug. 3 a window was shattered on the south side of Station 14, 8821 S. Tamiami Trail. On Aug. 31, a

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 18:29:55

Bayshore volleyball topples Sarasota Military Academy

The Bayshore High volleyball team picked up its fourth win of the season with a 25-10, 25-18, 25-14 victory against Sarasota Military Academy on Wednesday night. Hannah Crum led the way for the Bruins (4-5) with 12 assists and three aces. Ky Parsley had seven kills, two aces and two blocks. Monica P

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-21 16:58:00

Finalists named to redesign 42 acres of Sarasota bayfront

The teams will be coming to town for public interviews. SARASOTA - Four national firms have been named finalists to redesign the 42-acre, city-owned bayfront property now known simply as "The Bay." Teams representing each of the finalists will be in Sarasota the first week of October for a round of

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 20:15:39

Discover a Potential Career in Early Childhood Education at SCF, Manatee-Sarasota

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will offer an online information session on a career in Early Childhood Education from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 23. The session, which will show the pathway to an Early Childhood Education degree, will be offered via Skype. Connect to the vi

PATCH - 2017-09-21 18:37:28

Manatee voters to decide tax increase for schools in March

The School Board of Manatee County voted 3-2 Tuesday to authorize a special election in March to vote on a one-mill property tax increase to provide more money to its school district. Voting for the special referendum were school board members Dave "Watchdog" Miner, Gina Messenger and Charlie Kenne

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 04:51:00

World Rowing Championships bring a festival of music and arts to Sarasota

You may not have any particular interest in the sport of rowing, even though the most-accomplished rowers in the world are going to be competing in our backyard. But you'll still probably find plenty to enjoy at the World Rowing Championships, which get underway Saturday with an opening ceremony in

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 17:04:00

City of Sarasota adds new employees with 2017-2018 budget

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB)- The City of Sarasota approved the 2017- 2018 budget which is set to go into effect on October 1st. The adopted budget dropped from the current $206 million to just more than $202 million. Despite the decrease, residents aren't losing any services. In fact, the city managed to ad

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-09-20 21:31:00

Census: Sarasota, Manatee region adds to numbers of poor and wealthy

In Sarasota and Manatee counties, upper-income and lower-income households both grew in numbers last year - widening the gap between rich and poor. According to data recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau, of Sarasota County's 176,191 households, 23,816 earned $19,999 or less in 2016. Of those

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 00:44:31

Home values continue to climb in Manatee-Sarasota region

A continuing shortage of available single-family homes didn't slow sales in Manatee County last month, with August marking one of the strongest stretches of the year - even in a market seemingly stacked against buyers who often face the difficult choice of paying more for the house they want. Sales

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 19:43:00