Sarasota Man Arrested In Connection To Fatal Shooting At Ackerman ParkThe Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 20-year-old Sarasota man in connection with the fatal shooting at Ackerman Park.
Brothers Arrested And Facing Charges For Shooting Into VehicleSarasota Brothers have been arrested and are facing charges after a victim reported having his car shot by pellet guns.
Princess Cruise Lines Guilty Of Second Revocation Of ProbationPrincess Cruise Lines Ltd. (Princess) has pleaded guilty to a second violation of probation imposed as a result of its 2017 criminal conviction for environmental crimes because it failed to establish and maintain an independent internal investigative office. Under the terms of a plea agreement, Princess was ordered to pay an additional $1 million criminal fine and required to undertake remedial measures to ensure that it and its parent Carnival Cruise Lines & plc establish and maintain the independent internal investigative office known as the Incident Analysis Group (IAG).
Plane Crashes In Winter HavenAt approximately 2:30 pm on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, a 2-seater Seaplane (1946 Yellow Piper J3C-65 SN: 16133, N88509) was attempting to land on Lake Smart.
Detectives Search For Vehicle Involved In Fatal Hit-And-RunThe Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Dover.
Bradenton Man Guilty Of Manufacturing Counterfeit CurrencyAnthony Wayne Smith (58, Bradenton) has pleaded guilty to manufacturing counterfeit currency. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for April 6, 2022.
City Of Tampa Awarded Almost $2 Million For Its Affordable Housing ProgramsThe City of Tampa has been awarded nearly $2 million to put toward one of its affordable housing programs.
Fourth Annual "Shoot With The Stars" Event Is Open For RegistrationThe Pinellas Police Athletic League (PAL) “Shoot With The Stars,” presented with the National Aviation Academy, is sponsoring its fourth annual charity event and registration is open. Shoot With The Stars is a competitive sporting clay event hosted by Pinellas PAL, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, and the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Citizens Association.
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.
Tampa Doctor And Staff Member Charged With Unlawful Distribution Of OpioidsUnited States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the return of an indictment charging Dr. Qing McGaha (55, Tampa) with conspiracy to commit unlawful distribution of controlled substances and unlawful distribution of controlled substances for no legitimate medical purpose and outside the usual course of professional practice, as well as monetary transactions in criminally derived property.
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.