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Location for Sarasota homeless shelter remains undecided


Sarasota, Florida -- A passionate debate over where to put a homeless shelter in Sarasota continues.

A joint meeting between Sarasota City and Sarasota County commissioners today lasted more than four hours and ended without a decision on a site.

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Anna Maria Island residents fed up with parking problems


Holmes Beach, Florida -- With cars parked on sidewalks and front lawns, some Anna Maria Island residents say they have had enough.

The island's growing popularity is attracting more visitors than there are parking spaces. On a weekend or holiday you can barely walk let along drive through.

"It's like a parking lot here. They're parked on both sides of the street this way as well," says Jaynie Christenson.

FDOT to hold meeting on I-75 plan for University Pkwy


Sarasota, Florida -- On Thursday, June 26, the Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting to go over its design improvements for I-75 in the University Parkway area.

The improvements are for the 6.75 miles on I-75 north of Fruitville Road to north of University Parkway. It will also include reconstruction of the I-75/SR70 interchange in Manatee County.

Source of cloned credit card info remain a mystery


Sarasota, Florida -- In the last year, there has been a number of credit and debit card security breaches at major retail outlets such as Target and Neiman Marcus, including more than a dozen Bay area gas stations.

Last Friday, Sarasota County sheriff's deputies arrested and charged both Adrian Fernandez and Jose Marquez-Hernandez of Miami with credit card fraud.

Fernandez, 20, and Marquez-Hernandez, 26, both face three charges.

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Woman becomes Video Voyeruism target in Target


A woman shopping at a Target in Sarasota on Sunday afternoon confronted a man who tried to take video under her skirt and he fled. Police caught the suspect.

And the sheriff's office says there might be other victims.

"I am in shock - my kids are right there," said the mother of two who did not want to be named.

At first, she thought the man, Aaron Stahl, was just a stranger trying to help her.

Florida Man arrested for video voyeurism


The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Venice man who took pictures up a woman's skirt at a Target store in Sarasota.

City of Sarasota lowers impact fees but taxpayers may have to pay for transportation improvements


Sarasota, Florida -- The City of Sarasota has taken the first step in breaking away from the county's impact fee agreement and going it alone. City leaders say they'll have more flexibility with its own transportation money.

The city leaders have set a new impact fee rate that will attract developers but it could end up costing taxpayers money.