Today's Stories: Sarasota County under tropical storm warning; Sarasota Police investigate Rosemary stabbing; Manatee County to allow backyard chickens; Florida's key fruit
Tropical Storm Andrea continues to track toward Florida's Big Bend Thursday afternoon, sending bands of wind and rain to flood streets and test seawalls on Siesta Key.
About a dozen reports of downed branches or power lines have been reported.
Forecasters expect Tropical Storm Andrea to make landfall near Florida's Big Bend this afternoon.
The Sarasota Police Department arrested a homeless woman who stabbed another woman during a fight in the Rosemary District Wednesday, June 5.
Three possible concepts each add more than 30,000 square feet of space for additional uses, ranging from 45 condo units to a luxury rehab spa on top of the State Street parking garage.
Attorney and developer John Meshad's JWM Management Inc., a Sarasota-based commercial development firm, submitted to the city May 30 plans to build a 10-story hotel and apartment tower at one of downtownâ€™s most visible corners.