Looking for a job in hospitality? Bradenton, Sarasota hotels need you

The University of South Florida and the Sarasota-Bradenton hospitality industry are working together to address a job shortage in the area by hosting a job fair. Hoteliers and restaurateurs are concerned about filling seasonal hiring needs while the industry also has to support a number of hotels opening in Bradenton and Sarasota over the coming year, including the Zota Beach Resort, the Waterline Marina Resort and Beach Club, a new Hyatt Hotel, a Homewood Suites next to The Mall at University Town Center, an Embassy Suites in downtown Sarasota and a handful of others.

Police search for suspects behind violent purse snatching

Largo, Florida police are searching for two women accused of robbing a woman in a motorized shopping cart at Walmart on July 8, 2018. The victim was dragged, fell and was seriously injured.