SUNCOAST HUMANE SOCIETY SOUNDS ALARMS

THE SUNCOAST HUMANE SOCIETY ANNOUNCED THAT FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THEIR FORTY YEAR HISTORY THEY CANNOT AFFORD TO TAKE IN EVERY ANIMAL THAT’S BROUGHT TO THEIR ENGLEWOOD CENTER.  THEY SAY A LACK... Read More.

SCHOOL BUS CRASH INJURES SIX STUDENTS

AUTHORITIES SAY SIX STUDENTS WERE INJURED IN A SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT IN PUNTA GORDA.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 52 YEAR OLD GAYLA SOBIECH OF PORT CHARLOTTE WAS STOPPED FACING WEST ON WEST BOUND... Read More.

WOMAN ATTACKED AS SHE CHECKED SCOOTER

A WOMAN REPORTED THAT SHE WAS ATTACKED WHILE CHECKING ON HER SCOOTER EARLY THIS MORNING.  SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES WERE CALLED TO THE CORNER OF WEBBER STREET AND TUTTLE AVENUE JUST BEFORE 5AM BY... Read More.

MURDERED TEACHER REMEMBERED

HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE TURNED OUT WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN PALMETTO TO REMEMBER THE MANATEE COUNTY SCHOOL TEACHER WHO WAS SHOT AND KILLED AS HE ANSWERED THE FRONT DOOR OF HIS NORTH PORT HOME LAST WEEK. ... Read More.

MAN BATTERS WOMAN KNOWN TO HIM

A VENICE MAN IS BEHIND BARS AFTER ALLEGEDLY HITTING A WOMAN KNOWN TO HIM.  SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY WERE CALLED TO A HOME IN THE 200 BLOCK OF GLEN OAK ROAD ON MONDAY... Read More.

UNDERCOVER BUYS NET FIVE ARRESTS

FIVE MEN FACE MULTIPLE DRUG CHARGES FOLLOWING TWO UNDERCOVER STING OPERATIONS MONDAY AFTERNOON.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THE FIRST BUY WAS IN CHARLOTTE HARBOR WHERE 43 YEAR OLD WILLIE JOHNSON OF PUNTA GORDA AND... Read More.

FORECLOSURE HELP ON THE WAY

FLORIDIANS WHO ARE BATTLING FORECLOSURE GOT SOME GOOD NEWS TUESDAY AS THE STATE ANNOUNCED THAT MORE THAN A BILLION DOLLARS IN FEDERAL STIMULUS GRANTS WILL BECOME AVAILABLE TO RESIDENTS THIS MONTH.  ACCORDING TO THE... Read More.

BODY FOUND IN SUBMERGED JEEP IDENTIFIED

A JEEP WRANGLER WAS FOUND SUBMERGED IN A CANAL BEHIND A HOME ON SIESTA KEY YESTERDAY MORNING AND A BODY WAS FOUND INSIDE.  AUTHORITIES SAY A LANDSCAPER CALLED AFTER DISCOVERING THE VEHICLE OFF THE... Read More.

NAMES RELEASED IN COYOTE’S SHOOTING

CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S MAJOR CRIMES DETECTIVES HAVE RELEASED THE NAMES OF THE TWO PEOPLE WHO WERE HIT BY GUNFIRE EARLY LAST SATURDAY MORNING AT A CHARLOTTE COUNTY BAR.  33 YEAR OLD MORRIS COWELL OF... Read More.