A Florida House committee voted Thursday for a broad school safety bill that would expand an existing guardian program to allow classroom teachers to volunteer to carry weapons on campus if local school boards approve.
Traffic during busy season can be unbearable and it's made worse when drivers "block the box", which is when the road is so congested that drivers get stuck in the middle of the intersection after the light turns red.
That decision reverses Obama-era guidance that banned the practice of offering lump-sum payments to seniors. Pensions provide a guaranteed monthly income for as long as an employee lives in retirement.
More than 160 participants carried out life like objectives such as clearing out power lines and downed trees. Longboat Key fire rescue deputy fire chief Rocky Parker says its all in an effort to set up an efficient way to keep victims of the disaster safe.
Officials say someone left the kitten at the shelter Monday afternoon in the parking lot and the kitten was accidentally hit by a vehicle. The kitten sustained life threatening injuries and is in critical condition.
Samuel Irving Jr., of Sarasota reportedly collected more than $3,000 from two people who were on vacation and had nowhere to stay and decided to rent out the apartment at Saratoga Place Apartments. He has been charged a felony for scheming to fraud.
Mote Marine called Sarasota Police to tell them about the stranded animal. Police then called Florida Fish and Wildlife and Longboat Key Police, who used a fishing net to save the raccoon. But they actually had to rescue the raccoon twice because he went back into the water after the first rescue!
Prosecutors say on Monday, around 7:45am, a distress call from a commercial fishing vessel requested help for an unconscious man on board with head injuries. The Coast Guard aircrew was told it may be related to a "domestic dispute" as they headed out into the Gulf of Mexico.