Sarasota County

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Florid Man Dies In Hospital Following Arrest

A 33-year old Florida man died in a hospital while in medical distress after being arrested, according to Sarasota County Sheriff’s officials.


(Source: AP)

1 Dead Following Southwest Florida House Explosion

An explosion that blew the roof off a southwest Florida home has left one person dead according to authorities.


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Police: Students Ran High School Prostitution Ring

Three people were charged in an alleged “prostitution ring” which students said were trying to recruit people from a Florida high school.


Enjoy your honeymoon on the beach (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

1 Dead, 1 Sickened From Flesh-Eating Bacteria

One person has died and another person fell ill when they contracted a flesh-eating bacteria which can be found in warm salt water.


July 27, 2014: A plane crashed on Venice Beach killing two people.  (Source: CBS)

Georgia Girl Struck By Plane On Florida Beach Dies

A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Floridasaid Tuesday.


Source: CBS4

One Killed, One Badly Injured In Separate Hit-And-Runs

Florida authorities are looking for two motorists involved in serious hit-and-run accidents over the weekend.


A picture of a reported Skunk Ape taken by Mike Falconer in the Myakka  River State Park in Sarasota County. He posted the pictures and video on  YouTube on March 2nd, 2013. (Source: Mike Falconer/YouTube)

Man Claims He Spotted Florida’s Elusive Skunk Ape

A Florida man has come forward with video on YouTube claiming he has spotted the rare and elusive Skunk Ape on camera.

CBS Miami–06/14/2013

A giant Lego man was found on Siesta Key.  (Source: CBS4)

Giant Lego Man Found On Sarasota Area Beach

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is trying to get to the bottom of a seaside stumper on Siesta Key. On Tuesday, beachgoers found a 100-pound, 8-foot-tall Lego man on beach, but authorities don’t know who put it there or why.