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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Demolition Day

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Demolition Day

April 13, 2012

Demolition of the former Sarasota Police Station, 2050 Ringling Boulevard, is in full swing this week and three quarters of the building has been knocked down. This picture shows the new police station, at 2099 Adams Lane, looming over what's left of the former police station.

UPDATE: Sarasota man pointed gun directly at deputy

UPDATE: Sarasota man pointed gun directly at deputy

April 13, 2012

A man who was being served a final eviction notice Thursday pointed a handgun directly at an officer and will be charged with attempted murder.

April 12: Daily Headlines Video

April 12: Daily Headlines Video

April 12, 2012

Join us as we observe and report today's stories from Longboat Key, East County, Sarasota and Siesta Key.

Eviction notice leads to shooting

Eviction notice leads to shooting

April 12, 2012

A Sarasota County Sheriff civil deputy was serving an eviction notice Thursday when the tenant answered the door with a gun in his hand, prompting the officer to shoot him.

Zwiwwel closes its doors

Zwiwwel closes its doors

April 12, 2012

A fine-dining restaurant featuring traditional German cuisine was open for about a month.

LED flashing signs attracts criticism

LED flashing signs attracts criticism

April 12, 2012

City residents and one city commissioner are concerned about the popularity of bright LED signs that are starting to be installed along U.S. 41 and in areas close to residential neighborhoods.

Neighbors: Rita Brown

Neighbors: Rita Brown

April 12, 2012

Although some might see them as waste, one Sarasota resident sees more to discarded palm fronds. For Rita Brown, palm fronds are her canvas.

Parking problem still lingers

Parking problem still lingers

April 12, 2012

Some merchants and officials believe the paid parking program didn't last long enough to gauge whether its removal is best for the city.

News Briefs

News Briefs

April 12, 2012

New College Foundation makes appointment; Ringling Picnic hosts evening festival Friday; Free document shredding offered Saturday

City wants to clean up abandoned properties

City wants to clean up abandoned properties

April 12, 2012

The city's Code Compliance Division can now start the foreclosure process on abandoned parcels to clear the property titles, dispose of the properties and get them back on the tax rolls.



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