Two North Port men were airlifted to area hospitals after a crash Wednesday on I-75 in Sarasota County. The FHP says 52-year-old Paul Gonyon ran off the road into the median when he unknowingly... Read More.
Forecasters say a disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico will soon become a tropical or subtropical storm that is headed for the northern Gulf Coast. On Thursday evening, the U.S. National Hurricane Center... Read More.
The ex-Punta Gorda police officer who fatally shot a 73-year-old woman during a citizens training exercise will not face any jail time. Lee Coel will instead plead no contest to second degree manslaughter and... Read More.
After months of delays, North Port’s brand new Aquatic Center is set to open Monday afternoon. The Aquatic Center had been scheduled to open during the summer, but Supervisor Patricia Sturgess told ABC-7 construction... Read More.
Authorities in Venice have charged a 94-year-old man with first-degree murder for fatally shooting his 80-year-old wife, who had been suffering from dementia. The Venice Police Department tweeted that Wayne Juhlin told detectives Monday... Read More.
Sarasota County school officials say an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against their own Assistant Superintendent/Chief Operations Officer is expected to be done this week. Back in June, the school board hired a third... Read More.
Police in Charlotte County say two Port Charlotte men stole a pair of chainsaws…then tried to sell them back to the victim. Saturday night, a man told officers two chainsaws had been stolen from... Read More.
Police in North Port are investigating after a husband and wife were found dead over the weekend. Around 1am Saturday, police were called to a home in the 5000 block of Lady Slipper Avenue for... Read More.
State law enforcement officers have fatally shot a man during a drug search at a North Port home. A spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement says the agency’s special operations team was... Read More.
State Rep. Margaret Good reported raising $450,000 in the first fundraising quarter since announcing her campaign to unseat U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan in District 16. A news release from Good’s campaign said it is... Read More.