23 Year old Busted for Kiddie Porn

Sarasota County deputies arrested a Venice man on 15 counts of possession of Child Pornography. Shawn Daniels is 23 years old and is now in jail on a 37 thousand 500 dollars bond — 25 hundred dollars for each count of child pornography that he faces. Special Victims Unit detectives said Daniels downloaded child pornography […]

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Sarasota School Enrollment Slide Halts

Although the fall talley isn’t complete yet, early numbers are showing that five years of declining enrollment in Sarasota schools may be a thing of the past. School officials saying around 41,000 students are attending public schools in Sarasota County. With additional enrollment always happening through Labor Day, that means the numbers for this year […]

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North Port Wrongful Death Suit

A North Port family is suing the city for delays in emergency response that it says caused a death. Fifty-five-year-old Brian Wood died in 2009 after a crash disabled his truck and left him seriously injured in a desolate rural area. Now, Wood’s family is suing the city of North Port for wrongful death. The […]

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Rehabbed Manatee To Be Released In Englewood Today

The manatee rehab team at Lowry Park Zoo will release “Frieda Gates,” an adult female manatee, into Charlotte County waters today. The then-1,100-pound manatee was rescued May 12 with a severely lacerated tail injury from a boat propeller collision. After three months of rehab, the Zoo’s team says the manatee made tremendous progress — her […]

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