the republic logo
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with place: Sarasota
  • WW II-era hand grenade found along Florida highway 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 3:07 pm

    SARASOTA, Florida - A police robot has detonated a World War II-era hand grenade after the device was found along a busy Sarasota road during rush hour.

  • Veterans with PTSD praise audio-therapy results 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 1:54 am

    SARASOTA, Florida - On March 23, 1994, as it made its approach to Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina, the nose of an F-16 clipped the right rear elevator of a C-130 in mid-air. Although the stricken transport managed to circle around for a safe landing, the jet fighter crew had to eject as their doomed plane, on full afterburner, hurtled toward the base.

  • 1 man killed in condo building fire 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 8:52 pm

    VENICE, Florida - Authorities say a fire at a southwest Florida condominium building killed one person and displaced more than a dozen others as it damaged four units.

  • Man charged with hurting dog for chewing up pillow 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 4:37 pm

    SARASOTA, Florida - A southwest Florida man was arrested after authorities say he severely beat his young dog for chewing through a pillow.

  • Deputies ID body left behind hospital 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 8:34 am

    SARASOTA, Florida - Officials have identified a man whose body was found outside a Sarasota hospital.

  • Sarasota man's Lionfish devices helps to keep divers safe 
    Updated: Aug-16-15 2:01 am

    SARASOTA, Florida - Sarasota entrepreneur Allie ElHage didn't know anything about the lionfish until late 2011.

  • Nik Wallenda, wife renew vows on TLC show story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-14-15 3:04 am

    SARASOTA, Florida - A vow renewal ceremony for high-wire daredevil Nik Wallenda and his wife, Erendira, is set to be featured on the TLC show "Say Yes to the Dress."