President Donald Trump met with some of the nation's top law enforcement officials to speak out against so-called sanctuary cities on March 20, 2018. At the meeting, Rep. Martha McSally, (R) Arizona, noted that Arizona does not have any sanctuary cities, but it borders California which does have them. She suggested building a wall between these two states to keep "these dangerous criminals out of our state."
A suspect is seen robbing two different hotels in this surveillance video. The suspect is described as a white male, 5’8 to 5’9, thin build, mid to late 50’s, blue eyes and light color hair. He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, black shirt under hoodie, long blue shorts and black water shoes. Anyone with information on this case, please call Detective Maria Llovio at 941-364-7336 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com
A foot or more of snow was possible in central Pennsylvania on Wednesday, March 21, as the fourth nor’easter in the last 21 days hit the northeast.
The snow meant schools and businesses were closed while road restrictions were in place, according to news reports. Up to eight inches of snow had already fallen in York County, Pennsylvania, according to the National Weather Service.
This video shows a husky digging through a snow pile in York, Pennsylvania.
Police in Chester County, Penn., praised the actions of a number of citizens who came to the aid of a driver who was trapped under his burning car after crashing into the parking lot of an elementary school on March 14.
Police said that faculty members of the Saints Simon and Jude School used fire extinguishers to stop the fire from spreading, while a number of other people helped police officers to flip the vehicle, freeing the driver.
The car was said to have crashed into a number of parked cars while school was in session. One of the parked vehicles that was hit struck the school building in turn. The driver was taken to hospital. No students or faculty members were reported injured.
This footage shows scenes of the rescue, taken from the dashcam of a police car at the scene.
The spiny lobster recreational and commercial season closes to harvest in state and federal waters starting April 1 and will reopen Aug. 6. The two-day recreational sport season is July 25 and 26. In this video, learn more about the life cycle of this delectable crustacean.
A cook at the Kruk's Philly Steaks location in Fort Myers works the grill to prepare cheesesteaks. Two new locations of the restaurant, owned by former Philadelphia Phillies slugger John Kruk, are planned for the Manatee-Sarasota area.
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office detectives are requesting assistance in identifying a suspect involved in the fraudulent use of a credit card and burglary. On Monday, March 4, 2018, a vehicle burglary was reported at the victim’s residence located along 52nd Avenue North in St. Petersburg. The victim’s debit card was stolen and used on March 4 at a Walmart and a Wawa in Seminole. The suspect is described as a white male with facial hair, wearing a dark Abercrombie & Fitch hoodie and dark shorts. The suspect vehicle is possibly a light green in color Ford Freestyle. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective R. Weil at 727-582-6200 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.
Austin police say that a suspect in the package bombings that have terrorized the city this month has died after detonating an explosive device as SWAT team members closed in on him near Interstate 35 on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.
Manatee County voters decided a special election on whether to allow the school district to raise taxes. At the heart of it all, the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections goes into action with special volunteers.
If your area is under a tornado warning, would you know what to do to stay safe? You may only have a few minutes to get to safety. Knowing what actions to take when a tornado threatens your area can keep you and your family safe. For more info on tornadoes and tornado safety, visit www.spc.noaa.gov/faq/tornado.
The University of Missouri basketball team finished off a practice session with its synchronized clapping ritual on March 15, 2018. The team was eliminated by the Florida State Seminoles the next day. The Noles are in the Sweet 16 and face Gonzaga on Thursday, March 22.