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.
Both Venice Elementary and Venice High Schools were placed on lockdown Wednesday because of police activity nearby. Officials were called to campus after someone was spotted on the street carrying what they thought was... Read More.
Both Sarasota County and North Port city commissioners met yesterday to discuss two major projects that both commissions are working on. Nothing was approved, but the two sides took one step closer to seeing... Read More.
The Venice City Council unanimously voted this week to allow a new, 75-year lease with a Michigan developer for the olf home of the Ringling Circus. Early plans for the land include a hotel,... Read More.
Florida lawmakers are again wading into the contentious issue of gun violence, amid a national debate over gun control deepens ahead of next year’s elections. A legislative committee in Florida on Monday convened criminologists,... Read More.
Florida Power and Light is set to bring a pilot program to Charlotte County that will see power lines go underground to avoid damage during storms. The utility says around 40 percent of their... Read More.
Two people have been arrested by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office on meth trafficking charges. 40-year-old Gilbert Langford and 57-year-old Tamara Poole each face charges after police found more than 450 grams of meth.... Read More.