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AMBER ALERT issued for 5-month-old in Sarasota

Sarasota, Florida -- A little baby girl is safe after an Amber Alert was issued in her disappearance Thursday morning.

Sarasota Police say around 1 a.m. Thursday, Lucio Martinez-Lopez told officers his wife Teresa Martinez-Lujano had been taken to the hospital for a medical emergency where she later passed away from natural causes.

Sarasota Film Festival film features local champion

Sarasota, Florida -- The Sarasota Film Festival received 2,000 films, of which 252 made the cut. One film from a local production company is about a local champion.

When China Smith stepped out of the ring six years ago, the boxer with 34 victories, 27 knockouts, 4 losses and a two-time Heavyweight Champion of the World knew then he'd be back.

New jet search clue may come from Tampa Bay-built device

Sarasota, Florida -- Crews say they've found the "most promising" lead yet in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and the new clue may be a signal coming from a device built by a company here in the Tampa Bay area.

Embracing Our Differences, outdoor art exhibit at Sarasota's Island Park teaches tolerance.

Sarasota, Florida -- An outdoor art exhibit in Sarasota paints a message of tolerance that's hard to miss. The Embracing Our Differences exhibit received more than 6,000 entries from across the world.

Set up in groups of three, 39 billboards along Sarasota Bay's Island Park display artwork that stirs the mind and the heart.

Sarasota Great American Cleanup on Saturday

Sarasota, Florida -- The 2014 Great American Cleanup will be held at various locations in Sarasota County, on Saturday, March 22 from 8 a.m. to noon.

For more than 20 years Keep Sarasota County Beautiful has participated in the Great American Cleanup, resulting in a cleaner, safer and more beautiful community. This event lets Sarasota residents volunteer to give back to their community.

'Veteran' officers of North Port PD under investigation

North Port, Florida-- 10 News learned Monday that two North Port Police officers are under investigation.  

While not many details have been released, conversations with the Mayor and all the City Commissioners revealed the officers' actions could have possible criminal implications.

Police remind Sarasota residents of jury duty scam

Sarasota, Florida -- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is helping spread the word to residents about what is known as "the jury duty scam."

County residents have reported receiving phone calls from people claiming they are a court employee or with the "warrant department," and that an arrest warrant had been issued because they failed to report to jury duty. The scammer will then ask for payment to clear up the matter, typically in the form of a "green dot" credit card.