Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the Sarasota Police Department learned though the testing conducted by a forensic dental expert that the remains of Jabez Spann, 14, were located in rural Manatee County over the weekend.
02/19/2019 7:35 PM
On Sunday, February 17, 2019, Govinda Howell, 40, of Sarasota, was arrested and is facing charges of Resisting a Law Enforcement Officer without Violence following a traffic stop where he ingested suspected narcotics.
02/19/2019 4:01 PM
This morning, February 19, 2019, at approximately 12:53 a.m., Officers with the Sarasota Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of North Gulfstream Avenue and Bayfront Drive reference to an unknown individual spray painting ‘#MeToo’ on the Unconditional Surrender statue.
02/19/2019 8:44 AM
Four economically distressed areas of the City could soon see long-term investment and job creation after being designated as “Qualified Opportunity Zones” under the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
02/15/2019 8:17 AM
City administration offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 18, in recognition of the Presidents Day holiday.
02/11/2019 8:50 AM
The much-anticipated St. Armands Garage, 57 N. Adams Drive, will open to the public Tuesday, Feb. 12, with nearly 500 public parking spaces launching a paid parking program at St. Armands Circle to boost parking availability and reduce street congestion.
02/08/2019 10:00 AM
On February 7, 2019, just after 12 p.m., an off-duty Sarasota Police officer was jogging at Payne Park, 2050 Adams Lane, Sarasota, when he noticed a homeless individual being harassed, pushed and hit by a group of teenagers.
02/07/2019 2:18 PM
Officers with the Sarasota Police Department are continuing their investigation into a traffic fatality that occurred Sunday morning at the intersection of Waldemere Street and South Tamiami Trail (US 41).
02/04/2019 10:36 AM
The City of Sarasota will host a community meeting to discuss potential impacts from an upcoming water main replacement project on Orange Avenue from 19th Street to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
02/04/2019 9:28 AM
01/29/2019 3:24 PM
The Sarasota Police Department will take social media followers on another “virtual ride-along.”
01/29/2019 12:54 PM
To accommodate the installation of a new public art sculpture within the Palm Avenue/Cocoanut Avenue roundabout, the northwest quadrant of the roundabout will be temporarily closed Saturday, Feb. 2 from approximately 6:45 a.m. – 10 a.m. Installation is anticipated to begin around 8 a.m. The road w
01/29/2019 9:13 AM
The Sarasota Music Half Marathon and 10K will be held on Sunday, February 3, 2019 from 6:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. The race and will feature bands, cheerleaders, lawn gatherings and more along the race course.
01/28/2019 8:55 AM
City administration offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
01/15/2019 8:48 AM
Sarasota Police Partners with the Florida Department of Children and Families for the Save a Life Campaign
Drug overdose is a nationwide epidemic and an increasing number of Floridians are losing their lives to overdose - you can help save a life.
01/14/2019 3:07 PM
Ryheme Livingston, 25, of Bradenton, has been arrested for Robbery with a Firearm (felony) and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon (firearm) following a robbery that happened at Central Snappy, 1159 Central Avenue, Sarasota.
01/11/2019 12:09 PM
The Sarasota Police Department is continuing the High Visibility Enforcement program for pedestrian and bicycle safety.
01/10/2019 9:16 AM
Two competitive Calls to Artists issued by the City of Sarasota for sculptures within roundabouts are now open for submissions through Feb. 28.
01/08/2019 4:38 PM
Sarasota Police Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 2900 block of Goodrich Avenue, Sarasota, at approximately 4am, Monday, January 7, 2019. Officers were dispatched to the area after the Sarasota County Fire Department (SCFD) reported being shot at during a call.
01/07/2019 3:01 PM
David Evans, 29, of Sarasota, pleaded guilty on Thursday to 20 years in prison in connection to an attempted murder that happened in May 2018.
01/04/2019 11:33 AM