North Port Police say a 22-year old homeless man, identified as Nicholas Luciano’s been arrested for allegedly stabbing someone to death. NBC2 reports someone called 911 around 4 this morning to report a man covered in blood near Bullard Avenue. Investigators searched the surrounding area for the next couple of hours, and found a body […]
The feds may send a lifeline to Florida lawmakers as they try reaching a budget deal. The state says it has received a letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services saying it would phase out the LIP program over the next few years. This gives the state time to fund the program that […]
The North Port city employee who blew the whistle on Public Works Department personnel cheating on FEMA exams has been fired…. http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WENG-052215-Jennings-Whistle Blower Fired VO.mp3 The Herald Tribune reports Richard Tirado was let go for calling in sick and not giving his supervisor a note from his doctor. Tirado thinks he was canned as payback […]
The man who blew the whistle on North Port Public Works Department personnel cheating on FEMA exams has been fired by the city. The Herald-Tribune reports Richard Tirado was canned for not giving his supervisor a doctor’s note after he called in sick. That followed a three day suspension for uysing profaniry in the workplace. […]
Traffic was shut down in both directions for about an hour this afternoon, making it a nightmare to get around the Mall at University Town Center because of a natural gas leak at University Parkway and Cattlemen Road. A Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson says what caused that leak is still under investigation.