Sarasota To Study NC City’s Murder Decline

Looking for pointers in High Point. Sarasota police are readying a fact-finding trip to the city of High Point, North Carolina, in hopes of finding out how that community’s success in cutting homicides in volatile neighborhoods could translate here. Police looking to stem the alarming rise in murders in the Newtown community after a series […]

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Overnight Temperatures To Ease

Another night of below-freezing temperatures last night kept emergency cold weather shelters in Charlotte and Sarasota Counties open for a second consecutive night. With air temperatures near the freezing mark, patchy frost and wind chills down into the twenties, shelters opened to take care of people who had nowhere else to go to be warm. […]

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Housing Authorities Take A hit in 2012

Sarasota’s public housing agency could be in trouble. That’s because the feds, with front the funds for the low income housing, and with budgets what they are, there could be a more than one million dollar cut in the local agency’s money. But officials with the Sarasota Housing Authority say they’re not alone. The cuts […]

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