CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL-Over a two day period last weekend, while conducting recreational fisheries checks, the Sheriff’s Office’s Marine Patrol Unit seized more than 20 undersized or out of season fish and made eight arrests.
NORTH PORT- I-75 is back open in North Port, and many residents back in their homes, after a Sunday afternoon brush fire closed down a portion of the interstate, and forced some to leave their homes as a precaution.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Florida, Wichita State, Virginia and Arizona have been given the No. 1 seeds for the NCAA men's basketball tournament, which begins with a pair of first-round games Tuesday in Dayton. The top-ranked Gators have earned the first overall seed after winning the SEC tournament, running the table on their conference schedule and winning their last 26 games. Sixth-ranked Virginia is No. 1 in the East, Florida tops the South, the second-ranked Shockers head the Midwest and the Wildcats lead the West.