Drug Bust Finds $1 Million In Cash

One million dollars in cash has been found thanks to drug bust by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. 53-year-old Landrus Powell, 53 was arrested at his apartment. The sheriff’s office starting investigating after a mother of two children overdosed, the Lee County sheriff said in a press conference. Powell tried to buy drugs from undercover […]

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Venice Repair Projects Could Disrupt Motorists

Nokomis Avenue in Venice will be closed on Monday at the intersection with Milan Avenue in Venice. AJAX Building Corporation will be installing a conduit across the roadway to serve the new William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library project. Traffic detours will be in place, but the city is reminding residents to adjust routes […]

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Guilty Verdict Handed Down in Newtown Shooting

A Sarasota man accused of murdering two well-known members of the Newtown community has found guilty on all counts. Roland Howard was accused of shooting and killing two neighbors of his on 33rd street in Sarasota in March of 2015. 65-year old Johnny Campbell and 83-year old Carlos Suarez were killed after a dispute with […]

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Fla. Gubernatorial Candidate Lays Out Plan to Address Sexual Harassment in State Gov’t

Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, the only woman in Florida’s governor’s race, said Thursday she has a unique perspective that will allow her to address what she calls a sexual harassment epidemic in state government. Graham, speaking at a news conference, outlined her ethics proposal, ranging from sexual harassment to banning elected officials from […]

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