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.
Low counts of red tide have turned up in water samples off the coast of Charlotte County. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, researchers detected very low counts of red tide... Read More.
About 1,500 gallons of reclaimed wastewater spilled in Venice on Thursday afternoon. According to a news release from the the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, a valve on a reclaimed water line failed yesterday. City... Read More.
According to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, thousands of gallons of raw sewage spilled during three incidents in Sarasota County over the past weeks. The first incident happened on May 22 when a... Read More.
Scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory say there are now four reported leatherback sea turtle nests in Sarasota County. The first two were found by turtle patrols earlier this summer. One was in Venice, another... Read More.
At least one person has died after a crash in Venice yesterday afternoon. Police say the accident happened at the intersection of the Esplanade North and Barcelona Avenue around 330 Tuesday. Two cars collided,... Read More.