Manatee County schools are ramping up security in the aftermath of what happened in Parkland, FL. A robo-call was sent to parents Wednesday night discussing the increased number of law enforcement that will be on campuses throughout the district. Resource officers will continue presence in middle and high schools, while elementary schools will continue to […]
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The Venice Fishing Pier, recently a location for vandalism, will be equipped with surveillance cameras in the near future. The Venice City Council continues to receive complaints about damage, mainly during the overnight hours. The cameras, which are not scheduled to be activated yet, will cost around $110,000.
A new phone application is designed to help residents send anonymous tips in the event of a crime or suspicious activity. The application, called P3 is designed by Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers. The organization is urging residents, as well as students to download the application to help share news that may be helpful in situations […]
A North Port woman has been charged with animal cruelty after 19 dogs were found in a makeshift kennel without food or water. Deputies were sent to the home of 53-year old Amy Lovering after getting reports of abandoned dogs at the home. Once there, deputies found the dogs ranged from 4 weeks to 16 […]
Hurricane Irma caused devastation in several parts of Florida, but areas that continue to be affected are the waters. Things are, and will not be back to normal for some time, but a new phone application will allow people who spend time on the water the chance to help cleanup one of Florida’s greatest attractions. […]