The head of Sarasota County’s public bus system has resigned in the wake of a widespread safety issue. Sarasota County Area Transit head Anthony Beckford handing in his resignation. This after more than fifty percent of SCAT buses were found to have expired fire extinguishers on board. They’re required by federal law to be not […]
Day seven of the Shawn Tyson double murder trial in Sarasota. Tyson accused of killing two drunk British tourists who wandered into the Newtown area last year while on vacation. One witness testifying that victims James Kouzaris and James Cooper pleaded for their lives and said they were lost before Tyson shot them. Other witnesses […]
Two men being sought in a home invasion in Sarasota last night. The victims say two men forced their way through the front door of a home in the three thousand block of Lockwood Lake Circle late last night. The victims said the intruders then tied them up and remarked that they were sent to […]
Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium has named its next Chief Advancement Officer. Tom Waters will head Mote’s fundraising efforts, marketing and community relations… TAG: Waters has 26 years of fund development experience. He will start his new job April 9.
A Rotonda West teen was arrested this weekend for the second time this month. He faces three new counts of dealing in stolen property. Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives arrested 16-year-old Alexander Tristan Germonprez Friday. They say he purchased three GPS units he knew were stolen. The devices had been taken from unlocked vehicles Feb. 28 […]