Breaking News Blog
Posted by Kate Irby on September 18, 2014
SARASOTA -- The Sarasota Police Department is looking to identify a man seen breaking into two vehicles early on Aug. 25 in Sarasota.
The man was caught on surveillance camera burglarizing two vehicles in the 3200 block of Old Oak Drive at 4 a.m. on Aug. 25, according to a release.
The suspect is seen on video opening an unlocked car door, looking through front compartments and exiting, police said. Then he approaches a second unlocked vehicle, opens the door, takes a pair of sunglasses and exits.
Posted by TAMARA LUSH on September 17, 2014
Florida’s citrus growers whose groves are affected by a deadly citrus disease can recoup some of the cost of tree removal and replanting under a federal program announced Wednesday.
Posted by MARC CAPUTO on September 17, 2014
Gov. Rick Scott slightly backed away Wednesday from one of his most-widely run attack ads that links Democrat Charlie Crist to a convicted Ponzi-schemer’s crime.
Posted by HERALD STAFF REPORT on September 17, 2014
“Our first priority is to make sure this stuff isn’t hurting our kids,” said legislation sponsor, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Orlando. "Then we can continue to look at whether or not additional steps need to be taken to protect the general public.”
Posted by MARY ELLEN KLAS on September 17, 2014
After Gov. Rick Scott told them last month he is “focused on solutions,” 42 scientists from Florida colleges and universities crafted a letter asking the governor and state policy leaders to convene a “Climate Science & Solutions Summit” this fall to come up with an action plan for Florida.
Posted by MARC R. MASFERRER on September 17, 2014
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help identifying a man on surveillance video entering a private condominium and trying to break into cars.
Posted by Kate Irby on September 17, 2014
A woman was robbed of her purse after getting in a car with strangers at a Circle K early Wednesday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.