After Fatal Accident on River Road, Residents Are Demanding Safety Changes

They’ve urged authorities to widen the two-lane road into a four to six-lane road. Other concerns are that the speed limit is still at 55 miles per hour and at night – unless there are bright lights, you can hardly see past a few feet in front of you.
Push for solutions to coyote issue on Anna Maria Island
Flag raising ceremony held at Freedom Elementary school in honor of Veteran’s Day
Broward County elections supervisor known for missteps in recount cross hairs
Email threatens to blow up schools in Charlotte County
  Manatee Commissioners request increased FHP presence on SR 70 & SR 64

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Trump calls on Florida Democrat to concede, implies fraud
Trump tweeted out Tuesday morning, "When will Bill Nelson concede in Florida? The characters running Broward and Palm Beach voting will not be able to 'find' enough votes, too much spotlight on them now!" Nelson is narrowly losing his re-election bid to Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who has also accus
Names of two people killed in head-on collision in North Port released
Our crews are currently on their way to investigate the scene on River Road, near East River Road.

  First Alert Weather: Cooler weather just days away!

Another warm day on the Suncoast but cooler weather is just days away. Today will again feature a mix of sun and fair weather clouds with a high well above the normal. The last two days saw record high temperatures with 88 each day.

FHP investigates I-75 crash that killed a Sarasota man

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 75 in Sarasota County.
  Overcrowding at Venice High School Prompts Sarasota County School District to Discuss Options
  Top 5 diets recommendations on the Suncoast

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah
APNewsBreak: Moses asks for thorough review of WADA culture

Hachette Book Group lays off around 2 dozen employees

Around two dozen employees will be laid off in a re-organization at Hachette Book Group.

Republican who lost US House race seeks to impound ballots

A New Mexico Republican who lost her bid for a U.S. House seat is seeking to impound absentee ballots in a key county that decided the race to the Democrat

STATE HEADLINES

  New ‘Skim Reaper’ device helps stop thieves from stealing credit card information

  VIDEO: Florida man crashes truck into boutique

William Southworth has been charged with DUI. The store owner said it was the fourth crash in four years.