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Sarasota Police say a 23-year-old mom admitted to squeezing her daughter's rib cage.
Police & Fire
The 33-year-old was taken from Sarasota and brought to Bradenton, where she told deputies she was raped at gunpoint.
Government, Public Safety
Two Sarasota Police Complaint Committee members resigned this week saying the committee is ineffective while its administrator says the committee serves its role.
The Neighborhood Files, Public Safety
Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested Andrew Whitt and Wenonah Sauls for leading police on a chase through downtown Sarasota.
Business, Public Safety
Quick work by the sheriff's office led to the arrest of a Wells Fargo Bank robbery suspect.
The four-mile span linking Pinellas and Manatee counties was closed since Sunday because of wind gusts from Tropical Storm Debby.
Government, Local Connections, Public Safety
UPDATE: The Howard Frankland, Courtney Campbell and other area bridges are open. But troopers are keeping traffic off of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
Local Connections, Public Safety
From a tornado that tore up Pass-a-Grille to pet owners whose dogs were swept away in a torrent of storm water, Debby's damage was not only costly it felt very personal.
High winds of 52 mph are keeping the Sunshine Skyway Bridge closed, with motorists encouraged to find alternate routes.
Government, Police & Fire
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