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Past articles by Ben:

Vaccine advice for pregnant, postpartum women after J&J pause

The medical group is encouraging pregnant and postpartum women who wish to get vaccinated to get either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine instead, even if the J&J vaccine becomes available again. → Read More

Manatee County officials say water is good to drink despite discoloration

Manatee County officials have said they are aware of some discolored water coming out of taps in Parrish and Palmetto. → Read More

SPD respond to a boat on fire on Sarasota Bay

Sarasota police, as well as fire and rescue crews, are responding to a boat on fire in Sarasota bay. → Read More

Wrong way driver in Charlotte County dies in crash

FHP says one person has died in a two-car crash in Charlotte County early Saturday morning. → Read More

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office conducts DUI Saturation Patrol to help keeps roads safe

The Manatee County Sheriffs Office conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol on Friday, April 2. → Read More

SCAM ALERT: Health department warns of vaccination scams

The Department of Health and Sarasota County are aware of a vaccination scam that is circulating around the state → Read More

Suncoast celebrates several religious observations this week

This week begins a very religious time for several different faiths along the Suncoast. → Read More

Community trying to raise money for teen who lost her life saving try to save her dog from a house fire

Residents from all across the Suncoast are coming together to support the family of Laeillah Hatcher. Hatcher died Tuesday as she went back inside her burning house to try and rescue her dog. That fire not only killed 13-year-old Laeillah but also injured her brother and mother who both have serious → Read More

Palmetto woman dies in ATV crash in Charlotte County

The Florida Highway Patrol has reported that a 28-year old woman from Palmetto has died following an ATV accident in Charlotte County. → Read More

MCSO: Man arrested for fatal DUI crash from 2019

The Manatee County Sheriffs Office announced today that they have made an arrest for a fatal DUI crash in Bradenton on Feb. 27, 2019. → Read More

Bradenton police arrest Palmetto teen in fatal shooting

Manatee County Sheriffs have arrested a 15-year from Palmetto in connection to the murder of a 20-year old in Bradenton on Thursday night. → Read More

Sarasota-Bradenton Triathlon closes roads Saturday and Sunday

Several streets around Nathan Benderson Park will be shut down Saturday and Sunday to give way to the Sarasota-Bradenton Triathlon. → Read More

Local expert weighs in about new CDC guidelines

Doctor Manuel Gordillo, the Suncoast’s leading expert on the Coronavirus, weighed in on the new CDC guidelines for those already vaccinated. → Read More

City of Venice hosts two-day blood drive

OneBlood is hosting a two-day blood drive outside city hall in Venice on Wednesday, March 10, and Thursday, March 11. → Read More

North Port Police make arrest for string of burglaries

The North Port Police Department has made an arrest in connection to a string of vehicle burglaries near North Port Blvd. → Read More

Venice Theatre opens for spring season

The Venice Theatre will be opening its door for the second time since the Coronavirus shut down almost all performing arts centers across the county. → Read More

Manatee County looking for acting County Administrator

Now through March 12, Manatee County will be accepting applications for an acting County Administrator. → Read More

BBB: Adults 18-24 are at the highest risk of scams

Adults ages 18-24 reported the highest average losses ($150)and the highest likelihood of loss (56.6%) according to the Better Business Bureau. → Read More

MCSO’s Saturation Patrol leads to several arrests

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol Friday night, looking for impaired drivers. → Read More

USF launches cybersecurity major at Sarasota-Manatee campus

The Muma College of Business at USF has announced it will launce a brand new cybersecurity major at the Sarasota-Manatee Campus. → Read More