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Hit-Run Suspect Arrested

A hit-and-run accident in Sarasota in mid-March has resulted now in an arrest. Police say 22-year-old Joshua Coombs of Bradenton is being charged with causing a three-vehicle accident at 10th Street and U-S 41 in Sarasota on March 15th. A woman who was driving one car was hospitalized with injuries. The third driver not hurt. […]

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Car-Bicycle Accident In Sarasota

A vehicle-bicycle accident in Sarasota closed down a street for some time earlier today and sent the bike rider to a hospital. Police say the bicyclist suffered major injuries, although further details about those injuries is not yet available. The accident happened around nine-thirty this morning on Mound Street between Orange Avenue and U-S 41. […]

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Tax Filing Deadling Extended

Today is April 16th and normally, this would be the day after your Florida and federal income tax returns are due. But since the traditional filing deadline of April 15th fell on a Sunday, FLorida and the federal government are giving you extra time to file. And not just one day but two. The tax […]

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Charging Stations In, But Not On

Venice’s electric-vehicle chargers have been bagged until the city can figure out how to charge for the electricity. Unlike Sarasota, which offers free charges in its downtown municipal garage, Venice plans to charge for the electric fill up. When Sarasota county’s charging stations come online, they, too will cost. It’ll cost about $1.50 an hour […]

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Authorities Investigating Deputy-Involved Shooting

A Sarasota County deputy is on administrative leave after shooting a man Thursday morning. Sheriff’s spokesperson Wendy Rose says the deputy was serving an eviction notice… TAG: Authorities say 49-year-old William F. Case was treated at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He has since been released to another medical facility. He will be transfered to the Sarasota […]

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