Detert To Leave Senate Early For County Commission BidState Sen. Nancy Detert will end her legislative career in 2016 --- two years before term limits would have forced her to step down --- and run for the Sarasota County Commission.
Sarasota Woman Says She Worked With FBI To Take Down Jared FogleA Sarasota woman says she worked with the FBI for years to bring down Subway spokesman Jared Fogle.
Officer Accused Of Tossing Food At Handcuffed Man ResignsA Florida officer accused of throwing food at a handcuffed homeless man then letting him eat it off the floor has resigned.
Man Injured In Spearfishing Accident Taken Off Life SupportA young man from Sarasota, who was accidentally shot in the head with a spear gun over the July Fourth holiday, has been taken off life support.
Cop, Lifeguard Save Florida Man After Canoe Tips OverAn officer and lifeguard are being hailed heroes after rescuing a man from nearly drowning after his canoe tipped over in Sarasota.
Florida Diver Shot, Seriously Injured By Another DiverAuthorities are ruling it an accident after a Florida diver shot and seriously injured a fellow diver in Sarasota.
Missing Toddler Found Dead In Neighbor's PoolA toddler, who had gone missing overnight, was found dead in a neighbor’s pool the next morning.
Florid Man Dies In Hospital Following ArrestA 33-year old Florida man died in a hospital while in medical distress after being arrested, according to Sarasota County Sheriff's officials.
Daredevil To Walk On Moving Orlando Eye Ferris WheelIt's almost time for the grand opening of the Orlando Eye, but before that, daredevil Nik Wallenda will walk without a tether while the giant observation wheel is moving.
High Caliber Proposal For Colleges Shooting Through Legislature When you think of university campuses, lofty ideals and deep thoughts come to mind. You don't think of a shooting gallery. But that's what some fear Florida campuses might become if a bill in the legislature hits the mark.
Florida Community Ranked #1 For Growth In NationA Central Florida community west of Orlando was the fastest growing metro area in the nation last year.
Surgical, Recovery Centers Get Aid In HouseDespite objections from the hospital industry, a House panel Tuesday approved a bill that would allow patients to stay overnight at ambulatory surgical centers and open the door for longer-term "recovery care centers."
Negron Zeros In On Dispute Over Juvenile Detention CostsFlorida's long-running conflict between the state and counties over how to share juvenile-detention costs is flaring again --- and a powerful lawmaker is unhappy about what is happening.
66-Year-Old Inmate Found Dead In Sarasota Jail A jail inmate was found dead in his cell on Saturday, according to Sarasota authorities.
Three Florida Metro Areas Lead In Home Price IncreasesThree Florida metro areas had among the biggest increases in home prices year over year.