Tuesday marked the first day of the Suncoast Technical College in North Port. Culinary, nursing and carpentry are three of the seven programs currently offered. The college is designed to help those who want to fill jobs that are needed most in the area. Medical professionals are seemingly always at a shortage and the new […]
A person of interest is in custody in Bradenton due to her possible involvement of a murdered 82-year-old woman. Zelma Huddelston was found Tuesday morning on 3rd Avenue West and her death is being investigated as suspicious. Police have taken into custody 55-year-old Misty Whiteley, but she has yet to be named a suspect.
A burglary suspect who appeared to be on drugs caused some problems for the North Port Police Department on Sunday. A call came in late Sunday night about a burglary, but when all was said-and-done, the resident decided not to press charges. The alleged burglar went to jail after all and was charged with battery […]
A high profile Punta Gorda murder trial is set to wrap up this week, possibly as early as today. Keith Wilson took the stand in his own defense yesterday, accused in the 1999 murder of 3-year old Pilar Rodriguez, whose body was never found. Wilson was arrested in 2013 in Kentucky after new evidence implicated him […]
Officials in the Venice police department need some help to guide the department through renewal of its accreditation with the FDLE, and they’ll likely going to stay local. The person likely to serve as a consultant to the Venice PD is none other than North Port Police Chief Kevin Vespia, who plans to retire from […]