***USE CAUTION***Roads are EXTREMELY dangerous right now throughout the entire county. There are many life-threatening situations with road washouts, downed trees blocking roadways, as well as powerlines down all over.
While hurricanes pose the greatest threat to life and property, tropical storms and depression also can be devastating. The primary hazards from tropical cyclones (which include tropical depressions,... Read More.
All Eyes On Ian ~Officials in Charlotte, Sarasota and DeSoto counties are continuing to monitor Hurricane Ian and the path which is expected to impact Florida. As of Saturday, the system has taken a... Read More.
Local authorities are issuing warnings before Tropical Storm Elsa.
A tropical storm watch has been extended, to include Charlotte County, north along the west coast of Florida from Flamingo (Monroe County) to the Anclote River (Pasco County).... Read More.
STATE AUTHORITIES ARE LOOKING FOR A MAN WHO DID NOT RETURN HIS 8 YEAR OLD SON TO HIS MOTHER ON SUNDAY AS PER THEIR COURT ORDERED CUSTODY AGREEMENT. SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 48 YEAR OLD KENNITH STEPHAN JR. REMOVED HIS BELONGINGS FROM HIS CAPE... Read More.
SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES CONTINUE TO SEARCH FOR THE MAN WHO TRIED TO ABDUCT A 16 YEAR OLD GIRL AT THE VENICE YMCA WEDNESDAY NIGHT. DEPUTIES SAY THE GIRL HAD JUST CLOCKED OUT OF THE DAYCARE AREA AND WAS WALKING THROUGH THE PARKING LOT TO... Read More.