+Two killed in East County crash
Lisa Kay Gunn, 40, of Bradenton, and Nadine Hoffman, of Sarasota died in the crash.
+Sarasota fugitive captured after 24 years on the run
Sarasota authorities have captured a fugitive who in 1988, was convicted in Sarasota County of Lewd and Lascivious Battery on a Child for sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl.
+One year later: Ranch murder remains unsolved
Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube remains confident the individual who murdered Lakewood Ranch resident Ina Gross last year will be caught.
+Property near Publix takes shape
The town of Longboat Key is keeping an eye on four acres of property that could be used as a future town center.
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1 Community Cookout
2 3rd annual 'Power of the Girl' Business Breakfast
2 French apÃ©ro evening
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2 Florida's Children First 2014 Sarasota Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bridging the gap
The Children’s Guardian Fund wants to help teens get hired.
Win big in two Observer contests
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Can you dig it?
Third- and fourth-grade students of Temple Beth Sholom had a chance to brush up on their paleontology skills last week while digging for faux dinosaur bones.