Puppies Making Their Debut At The Puppy Bowl XVIIIThree local puppies will make their national television debut next month when they take the field for Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XVIII. Rescue dogs Maisie, Billie and Jenna are with local animal rescue group Compassion Kind of St. Petersburg. Billie will star in the starting lineup. Masie will come in off the bench. Both dogs will play for Team Ruff. Featured as a cheerleader for Team Fluff is sweet pup Jenna.
Woman Found Deceased Inside Lake Magdalene HomeThe body of a female victim was located at a home in the Lake Magdalene area on Monday night. The body of the male suspect involved in her death was later located inside the residence.
Suspect Wanted On Murder Charges In Connection To ShootingThe Sarasota Police Department continues to investigate a shooting that happened just after midnight in the 1900 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Sarasota, on Thursday, January 6, 2022.
Man Sentenced For Sex-Trafficking During Miami Super BowlA New Haven, Connecticut man who coerced two women and a girl into selling themselves for sex in Miami during Super Bowl LIV was sentenced in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to 25 years’ imprisonment.
Oldsmar Man Arrested For Making And Possessing Explosive DevicesOn Thursday, January 6, 2022 at approximately 7:30 p.m., deputies arrested 22-year-old Garrett Smith for three counts of Make/Possess/Discharge Destructive Device and Loitering and Prowling.
JFCS Of The Suncoast Is Kicking Off Seventh Annual Book DriveJFCS of the Suncoast is kicking off its seventh annual “Take-a-Look, Buy-a-Book” book donation drive on Feb. 1 to spread the joy of reading to children.
Local Non-Profit President Appointed To Governor DeSantis’ Advisory CouncilDr. Jerry Haag, President and CEO of One More Child, was recently re-appointed to the Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council at the request of Governor Ron DeSantis.
Auburndale Man Arrested For Fatal Crash In AugustTraffic Homicide detectives from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Auburndale man on Friday, December 31, 2021, following the conclusion of their fatal crash investigation which started nearly five months prior.
Sarasota Woman Arrested In Connection To New Year's Day ShootingThe Sarasota Police Department has arrested a woman in connection to a shooting that happened in the 1400 block of Main Street, Sarasota, just before 1:45 a.m. on January 1, 2022.
South Florida Man Charged With Covid-19 Relief FraudA Florida man charged with fraudulently obtaining COVID-19 relief loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) made his first appearance on December 29 in federal magistrate court in Ft. Lauderdale.
Lakeland Man Arrested For DUI-ManslaughterOne man was killed and another critically injured Tuesday, December 28, 2021, as a result of a two-vehicle crash north of Lakeland, which was caused by one of the drivers being impaired.
Citrus County Sheriff's Office Solve Floral City Shooting Within 24 HoursThe Citrus County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to a shooting that had just occured off South Great Oaks Drive in Floral City on December 27. Within minutes, deputies arrived on the scene and located victim one, a 27-year-old white male with multiple gunshot wounds who stated he had been shot and described the vehicle in which the suspects possibly fled.
Oak Hill Hospital Will Now Offer Free Tobacco Quit ClassesOak Hill Hospital is proud to announce that free Tools to Quit Tobacco classes provided by the Gulfcoast North AHEC, Inc. will be held on the third Wednesday of the month from 2-4 pm on Oak Hill Hospital’s campus in the two-story Nature Coast Medical Pavilion Conference Room.
Governor Ron DeSantis Speaks On MacDill Air Force Base For Designation As Main Operation Base for KC-46 PegasusGovernor Ron DeSantis applauded the US Department of the Air Force’s decision to designate MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa as the next Main Operation Base for 24 KC-46 Pegasus tankers.
Man Hit While Crossing The StreetOn December 25, a 56 year old man walking along the north sidewalk of 18th Avenue S. stepped off the curb to cross the street in 1900 block and was hit.