Close

Sun Subscriber Website Login






Please wait....
 
DIRECTORY
 The North Port Sun Top Stories

Loading...
LATEST LOCAL NEWS
Thrills, concerns linger over Braves decision
Thu  Jan 19 2017 03:13PM
NORTH PORT — While the region is buzzing with news that the Atlanta Braves has set its sights on Sarasota County, more specifically West Villages, as a future spring training … Find out how to read more online.
King waiting on death row
Thu  Jan 19 2017 08:30AM
Nearly a year ago, an attorney for Michael King argued the convicted killer shouldn’t be sentenced to death and instead spend his life in prison. Attorney Maria Perinetti told Florida … Find out how to read more online.
Grand Slam
Wed  Jan 18 2017 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — The region slugged a home run Tuesday, beating out Palm Beach and Collier counties as Sarasota County secured exclusive negotiation rights as the Atlanta Braves’ spring training … Find out how to read more online.
Cops: Woman had meth in system as grandson drowned in bathtub
Wed  Jan 18 2017 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — A woman was charged with manslaughter in the death of her grandchild after he drowned while she had methamphetamines in her system, according to authorities. Robin Lee … Find out how to read more online.
State, National and World News
Hundreds of thousands of women around the world decry Trump
Sat  Jan 21 2017 05:56PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wearing pink, pointy-eared “pussyhats” to mock the new president, hundreds of thousands of women took to the streets in the nation’s capital and cities around the world Saturday to send Donald Trump an emphatic message that they … read more.

Tornado rips through parts of south Mississippi, killing 4
Sat  Jan 21 2017 05:53PM
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Four people were killed and scores of homes were flattened early Saturday when a tornado ripped through the Hattiesburg area, officials in Mississippi said. The city of Hattiesburg said via its Twitter account that four people … read more.

Rescuers search for avalanche survivors, fear more slides
Sat  Jan 21 2017 05:52PM
FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Using saws, shovels and their gloved hands, rescue workers advanced slowly Saturday through the wreckage of an avalanche-destroyed hotel in central Italy, listening hard for any signs of more survivors among the 23 missing guests and … read more.

Passengers scream as Florida alligator leaps into airboat
Sat  Jan 21 2017 01:19AM
MIAMI (AP) — A Missouri couple vacationing in Florida had a close encounter with an alligator when it leapt into their airboat and became wedged in the boat’s railing. Passengers screamed as 30-year-old Tylor Hinderey of Springfield, Missouri, captured the … read more.

Page: [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7
More Local News
final ride
Wed  Jan 18 2017 03:16PM
Everyone who knew Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy First Class Norman C. Lewis describes him the same way. They call him “Big Norm” — a gentle giant, always smiling, full of infectious laughter and plenty of bear hugs he gave away … Find out how to read more online.

Pursuing the ‘Dream’
Mon  Jan 16 2017 08:30AM
Margaret Spann remembers the dogs that attacked her, and the disrespect, as she marched for civil rights in Florida decades ago. Spann, 82, is the grand marshal of the Martin Luther King Jr. parade today in Punta Gorda, but other … Find out how to read more online.

No rain on MLK parade expected
Mon  Jan 16 2017 08:30AM
Southwest Florida residents enjoying outdoor activities for Martin Luther King Jr. Day don’t have to worry about weather. “A few people might notice their cars are a little wet because of humidity and mugginess in the morning, but there won’t … Find out how to read more online.

Woman tells husband’s story of shooting at enemy; saving orphans
Mon  Jan 16 2017 08:30AM
Frank Riposta of Deep Creek, a Punta Gorda subdivision, was a loader in a 105 mm Howitzer artillery unit during the Korean War in 1952-53. When he wasn’t firing his 105 at advancing North Korean soldiers, he was working as … Find out how to read more online.

Page: [1] 2 3
AP Top Stories
North Port Weather
Publish Your Photos
ADVERTISEMENT