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Woman dies after van rolls over her in driveway


NORTH PORT, Florida (AP) - Authorities say a 68-year-old woman died after she was hit and run over by a van in the driveway of her North Port home.

According to police, Judith Ann Jellema had parked her Nissan Quest in the driveway about 6 p.m. Wednesday. A short time later she asked her 13-year-old granddaughter to move the van, because it wasn't parked straight.

Chiropractor arrested for throwing urine on code enforcement officer


Sarasota, Florida -- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested a local chiropractor for allegedly throwing urine on a code enforcement officer.

Authorities say Craig Siegel owns a Siesta Key rental property that has been the subject of an ongoing rental scam investigation.

Three boys reel in a 692-pound Mako Shark


Sarasota, Florida -- Three fathers and their 12-year-old sons visiting Sarasota from Ohio went fishing and returned to shore with a story about "the one that didn't get away."

"We knew we were going to catch something big," recalls Sam Van Duhn. But just how big, Sam says, they never imagined.

On Wednesday, Sam and his two friends, Ryan Roberts and Tony Musca, and their dads took a fishing trip off of Longboat Pass on the Double Nickel Charters boat out of Marina Jack.

Friends say Sarasota city leaders failed to make deadly intersection safer


Sarasota, Florida -- Friends of a Sarasota woman killed in a horrible accident told 10 News they wish the City could have done more to help protect her.

Woman found shot in her car in Sarasota


Sarasota, FL - The Sarasota Police Department is currently investigating an early morning shooting that occurred before 6am today.

A female was shot in the head and she is still alive. She was taken by Bay Flight medical helicopter to a local hospital. She and her car were found at 9th Street and Orange Avenue.

We will continue to update this story when more information becomes available.


Three North Port Police officers suspended


North Port, Florida -- Three more officers with the North Port Police Department have been suspended.

This comes a month after a veteran officer was suspended for unknown reasons. Chief Vespia says the department will not talk about the case until the investigation is done.

CVS customer tackles would be robber


Sarasota, FL - On April 13th, 2014 officers responded to the CVS located at 2773 Fruitville Road in reference to an armed robbery.

According to the Sarasota Police Department, 65-year-old Freddie Johnson walked into the store with a bandanna over his face and threatened the clerk at the front of the store. He then walked to the pharmacy, in the back of the store, and demanded Oxycodone and Hydromorphone all while keeping his hand in his pocket implying he had a gun.