Head-on collision kills two in North Port

Our crews are currently on their way to investigate the scene on River Road, near East River Road.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Why you should avoid the Secret Sister Gift Exchange on social media
The Secret Sister Gift Exchange is a popular scheme making its way around social media, but the Better Business Bureau warns to steer clear of this "illegal scam."
The Latest: Lawsuit wants Scott banned from role in recount
A Florida judge said he's seen no evidence of wrongdoing in the vote-counting in Broward County and urged all sides to "ramp down the rhetoric."
Crane tilts, hits gym in Bradenton
The crane was doing work next to the Crunch Fitness at University and North Lockwood Ridge in Bradenton when it tilted over, crashing into the gym. A person ABC7 spoke with said they were working inside when they heard a thud and were later evacuated from the building.

Sarasota police officer removed from plane for allegedly being intoxicated, shoving airline staffer

Officer Derrick Gilbert was arrested by deputies with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office around 6:30pm at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater Airport on charges of trespassing, battery and domestic battery following an incident.

Sarasota School District investigating ‘inappropriate’ Planned Parenthood video shown to seniors

Some parents are outraged after a Planned Parenthood video about consensual sex was shown at Pine View High School.
  First Alert Weather: Unsettled warm weather till Friday then cooler
  The future of Sarasota County’s Legacy Trail
No injuries reported in Sarasota house fire

NATIONAL HEADLINES

US trial to tell epic tale of Mexican drug lord "El Chapo"

A U.S. jury is set to hear an epic tale about the notorious Mexican drug lord known as 'El Chapo"

Amazon to split second headquarters between New York and Northern Virginia, report says

Amazon has picked locations in New York City and Northern Virginia for its new headquarters, according to a report published late Monday in The Wall Street Journal.

STATE HEADLINES

The Latest: Lawsuit wants Scott banned from role in recount

Man attacked by alligator, hospitalized

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission told news outlets that the 30-year-old man was bitten on the leg Friday morning at Pero Family Farms near Delray Beach.