Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight is pleased to announce the agency’s second annual open house on Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Citizens are invited to visit the... Read More.
Florida House Republicans have elected a 35-year-old rising star to lead their chamber over the next two years. Rep. Chris Sprowls will preside over a chamber overwhelmingly dominated by Republicans. The state Senate is also... Read More.
A smokey house fire blanketed the 301 in Sarasota with smoke this afternoon. The one-alarm blaze started in a vacant home on Links Avenue near MLK Boulevard and the smoke carried to the nearby... Read More.
Six people were displaced following a house fire on Poem Avenue in southwest Charlotte County Wednesday afternoon. Charlotte County Fire and EMS put out the fire, but not before it caused significant damage to the... Read More.
A fire destroyed a home in North Fort Myers this morning. The North Fort Myers Fire Control District said that the family dog alerted the family of four, which prompted them to escape the... Read More.
A lightning strike led to a 3-alarm house fire in Venice yesterday evening. Just after 630, crews with the Venice, Nokomis and Sarasota County Fire Departments went to a home in the 150th block... Read More.
One person was injured after a house fire in the 70 block of Hannah Street in Port Charlotte early Tuesday morning. Just before 1230am, fire crews were called to the home and found flames... Read More.
Deputies are in search of a black male who was the driver of a stolen vehicle that crashed into a duplex in Bradenton on Thursday afternoon.The driver took off on foot and authorities are... Read More.