Deputies search for bus stop flasher in Palmetto
Deputies in Manatee County are on the look out for a man who flashed students at a bus stop in Palmetto.
VIDEO: CVS customer tackles robbery suspect
A shopper tackled a man as he was trying to rob a drugstore Sunday afternoon, according to Sarasota Police.
Woman caught in crossfire after deputy shooting
A Manatee County sheriff's deputy is shot and a suspect dead after an exchange of gunfire at a strip mall. Lt. Bob Mealy, an…
Sheriff's deputy shot in Sarasota; suspect dead
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office reports that a deputy has been shot responding to a robbery at Florida Bank in Sarasota.
Sarasota officer rammed by vehicle by dentist
A Sarasota Police Department officer was injured Friday when a driver rammed her at the Sarasota Yacht Club, authorities said.
AMBER ALERT canceled - baby has been found safe
A Florida AMBER Alert was canceled after a 5-month-old baby girl missing from Sarasota was found safe in Palmetto.
Sarasota company made Malaysian jet's beacon
A Sarasota company manufactured the acoustic beacons, or "pingers," that could lead Australian search crews to the missing…
Man arrested for pointing laser at helicopter
A 20 year old man is in jail after Sarasota sheriff deputies caught him pointing a laser at their law enforcement helicopter.
Boys and Girls Club official's email criticized
The Manatee Boys and Girls Club executive director is under fire for an email some in the community call sexist and discriminatory.
Australian shepherds euthanized despite protests
Buck and Bill, two Australian shepherds that attacked a teenage boy in 2012, were killed Thursday, a day after their court-ordered euthanasia…
Owner fights on as time runs out for pets
A judge has ordered two Australian Shepherds to be put to sleep, but the owner is not going away quietly
Protestors gather for 'death row dogs'
A Manatee County judge ordered two dogs must be put down by 11:59 p.m. Thursday for biting a 13-year-old boy on Christmas Eve in 2012.
Bear attack 911 call released
Bloodcurdling screams can be heard the minute the 911 call starts as family members scramble to get an ambulance for a 45-year-old woman…
Alex Sink will not run for Congress again
Alex Sink will not run for Congress again this year. The Democrat said in a statement Tuesday that she will not wage another campaign…
Military leaders, spies in Tampa for GEOINT
Some of the nation's top spies and military leaders, along with about 4,000 others in the defense, intelligence and homeland security…
Bill Nelson, USF to meet on Dozier
Researchers from the University of South Florida will meet with U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to discuss the excavation of the graveyard at a…
FWC expects more cases of bear-human interaction
Wildlife officials continue to hunt for more dangerous bears in Lake Mary neighborhood where a bear violently attacked a woman Saturday night.
INFOGRAPHIC: Easter candy by the numbers
A closer look at Easter candy by the numbers
Judge asked to stop new Vidalia onion rule
One of Georgia's most prominent growers of sweet Vidalia onions has asked a judge to protect him from possible sanctions.
Bomb scare at Boston Marathon tribute
Police say they've taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line.
Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher
A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man…
Woman battling cancer seeks home for best friend
A Fort Collins, Colo., woman battling cancer is trying to find her companion dog a good home because her time is short.