Gas Leak In Venice Causes Evacuations

A gas leak caused some early morning problems Monday in Venice. Venice Fire Rescue and Police responded to 113 W. Tampa after a recycling truck hit a dumpster and forced it into a gas line. The line was severed and Hazmat was called to fix the leak. A number of businesses were evacuated and no […]

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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Boater

The search for a missing boater has been suspended by the U.S. Coast Guard. Fraser Horne went missing from Egmont Key Friday. Horne’s vessel was found near Mead Point around midnight Friday. The man’s dog made it safely to shore while Horne’s personal belongings, keys, wallet, clothing were found aboard the boat.

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Sarasota Finishes Cleanup, Waits For Payment

Months after Hurricane Irma changed the lives of thousands of Florida residents, the City of Sarasota is able to put a major cleanup project behind it. An announcement has been made stating that storm debris collection is now complete. The two month process collected over 60,000 cubic yards and cost $1.5 million. Collection costs are […]

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Parking Spot Fuels One-Sided Fight

A strange squabble between two men led to the arrest of one of them for punching the other regarding a handicapped parking spot. 57-year-old Mark Wheaton was in a Key Largo parking lot when another man parked his vehicle in a handicapped spot. The 61-year-old man entered a store, leaving his wife in the car […]

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Florida Democratic Chairman To Step Down

Florida’s Democratic Party leader is stepping down after being accused of making several women feel uncomfortable. Stephen Bittel said in a statement that it was time for him to step aside. Multiple gubernatorial candidates have asked Bittel to step down after a Politico article suggested he made comments toward women. None of the women said […]

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