REPORTS SAY TURNER IS FIGHTING FOR HIS JOB

VENICE CITY MANAGER ISSAC TURNER IS IN A FIGHT FOR HIS JOB.  PUBLISHED REPORTS SAY THAT TURNER CONFIRMED AT LEAST ONE CURRENT AND TWO FORMER CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS HAVE ASKED FOR HIS RESIGNATION.  TURNER ALSO SAID THAT COUNCIL MEMBER BOB DANIELS HANDED HIM AN AGREEMENT LATE LAST WEEK WHICH WOULD HAVE PAID HIM FOR THE […]

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BLOODHOUND FINDS CAR HOPPER IN DEEP CREEK

CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED A DEEP CREEK MAN SUNDAY AFTER A CANINE TRACKED RIGHT TO HIS APARTMENT DOOR.  DEPUTIES SAY THE OWNER OF A RED JEEP PATRIOT CALLED AROUND 7:30PM SUNDAY AFTER HE SAW A WHITE MALE LEANING INSIDE HIS VEHICLE WITH THE DOOR OPEN.  HE YELLED AT THE MAN WHO QUICKLY RAN AWAY, BUT […]

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SCHOOL BOARD SETTLES IN LAWSUIT

THE SARASOTA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS REPORTEDLY AGREED TO PAY MORE THAN $52,000 TO SETTLE A LAWSUIT A FORMER TEACHER MISTREATED A DISABLED GIRL.  ACCORDING TO THE HERALD TRIBUNE, THE TERMS OF THE SETTLEMENT SAY THE PARENTS OF THE GIRL WOULD DROP THE LAWSUIT BUT WOULD STILL BE ABLE TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM DIANA O’NEILL, […]

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FIRE BROUGHT UNDER CONTROL IN MINUTES

A STRUCTURE FIRE AT AN ENGLEWOOD HOME WEDNESDAY EVENING WAS BROUGHT UNDER CONTROL QUICKLY.  ENGLEWOOD FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDED TO THE HOME AT 1435 DEER CREEK DRIVE JUST AFTER 6:20PM AND DECLARED THE BLAZE UNDER CONTROL SIX MINUTES LATER.  IT WAS COMPLETELY OUT WITHIN AN HOUR, AND EVERYONE WAS ABLE TO GET OUT OF THE HOME WITHOUT […]

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FOUR ARRESTED FOR DOOR-TO-DOOR SCAMMING

FOUR PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED YESTERDAY AFTER BEING WARNED THE DAY BEFORE ABOUT TRYING TO SELL PRODUCTS DOOR-TO-DOOR WITHOUT A PERMIT.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY SIX PEOPLE WERE CAUGHT IN THE GARDENS OF GULF COVE WEDNESDAY TRYING TO PUSH AN ECO-FRIENDLY CLEANING LIQUID ON RESIDENTS THERE.  DEPUTIES TOLD THE FOREMAN THEY WERE NOT ALLOWED TO SELL […]

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