The 11th Annual “Reindeer Games” will be held at the City’s historic municipal golf course, Bobby Jones Golf Club, 1000 Circus Blvd, on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25.
12/13/2018 9:11 AM
As the calendar year winds down, the holiday festivities start up. Make sure you stay off Santa’s “naughty” list: Always choose sober driving and always plan a safe ride home before you party.
12/12/2018 8:36 AM
Beginning in early 2018, the Sarasota Police Department, working in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), began an investigation into a drug trafficking organization being operated by Aquiles S. Lee, 37, of Sarasota.
12/11/2018 2:51 PM
Elijah Smith, 46, of Chilk Avenue, Sarasota, has been arrested for two counts of burglary and one count of robbery in connection to a string of crimes that occurred between November 14th and November 30th throughout the City of Sarasota.
12/10/2018 12:27 PM
On Thursday afternoon, Ronald Wheeler, 71, of Sarasota, was found guilty of Practicing Medicine without a License in connection to a July 2017 case. Wheeler refused a two-year sentence to plead guilty before his trial and will be sentenced later this month.
12/07/2018 12:33 PM
To discourage crimes of opportunity during the holiday season, the Sarasota Police Department will be increasing patrols throughout the City of Sarasota, specifically in the north district, where there has been an increase in violent crime since January 1, 2018.
12/06/2018 11:39 AM
The community is invited to learn about the Lemon Avenue Streetscape project during an open house with City of Sarasota staff Monday, Dec.17 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the SRQ Media Studio in the City Hall Annex, 1565 First Street.
12/05/2018 9:28 AM
Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department served an arrest warrant to David L. Stephens, 62, for Homicide and Sexual Battery on Monday, December 3, 2018, in connection to the 1988 cold case homicide of Judith Elaine Doherty.
12/04/2018 1:00 PM
In a proactive and innovative way to protect residents and visitors in the City of Sarasota, the Sarasota Police Department began offering the Sarasota Police Department lobby as a ‘Safe Place’ to conduct online transactions in 2015.
11/30/2018 3:38 PM
Jon Gluvna, 37, of Calliandra Drive, has been arrested for a second time on charges of Transmission of Child Pornography by an Electronic Device.
11/29/2018 9:16 AM
The annual Downtown Sarasota Holiday Parade will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 7 p.m. The parade will begin at Main Street and U.S. 301 in downtown Sarasota. The parade will end at J.D. Hamel Park at Main Street and Gulfstream Avenue.
11/26/2018 1:11 PM
The 10th Annual ‘Turkey Shoot’ will be held at the City’s historic municipal golf course, Bobby Jones Golf Club, 1000 Circus Blvd, on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22.
11/15/2018 3:00 PM
City of Sarasota administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices will reopen Monday, Nov. 26.
11/15/2018 8:22 AM
Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino will be placing Officer Derrick Gilbert on administrative leave with pay following his arrest for several charges in Pinellas County earlier tonight.
11/09/2018 10:11 PM
School Avenue between Ringling Boulevard and Novus Street will be temporarily closed to traffic for six weeks starting Tuesday, November 12. The closure is necessary while a private contractor installs a stormwater pipe for a new development, Payne Park Village.
11/09/2018 2:15 PM
Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying four burglary suspects who were caught on camera burglarizing two convenience stores on Monday, November 5, 2018.
11/09/2018 1:44 PM
Sweeten up the holiday season with the City of Sarasota Parks and Recreation Department by building and decorating a gingerbread house at a special holiday program next month.
11/08/2018 3:29 PM
Crews have begun staging equipment at Lido Beach in preparation for an emergency renourishment project that is scheduled to begin as early as this weekend.
11/07/2018 8:52 AM
City of Sarasota, in conjunction with the Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee, will co-host the annual Veterans Day Parade on November 11, 2018 at 10 a.m. in downtown Sarasota. There will be several road closures and vehicle tow away zones for the parade beginning November 11, 2018 at 8 a.m.
11/05/2018 3:49 PM
Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department have arrested a Sarasota man after a search warrant was executed at his apartment following two cyber-tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). Michael Grider, 46, of Columbia Court, Sarasota, has been arrested.
11/05/2018 10:36 AM