Deputies: Teacher bit by Manatee County Deputy K9

A Deputy on his way to work pulled into the car lane at Imagine School to drop off his son, when a teacher opened the rear side door of the MCSO marked K9 vehicle – the K9 exited and bit the teacher, causing two minor punctures to his abdomen.
St. Petersburg woman claims $1M in Florida Lottery

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Convicted felon arrested on drug trafficking charges
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested a convicted felon following a search warrant that yielded a loaded gun, cash, and trafficking amounts of heroin, cocaine and oxycodone.
First Alert Weather: Transitioning to cooler temperatures into Thursday
Most of today will be similar to the weather of the last few days with the exception of a few more clouds and perhaps and additional showers or two in the first half of the day. Our high temperatures will be in the mid to upper 80′s, depending on when the sky fills with clouds.
New lawsuits may extend Florida’s recount deadline
From overheating machines, to new federal lawsuits, determining three very important election results may still be days away.

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

Swiping your card at a gas station could cost more than just a tank of gas. According to The University of Florida,credit card skimmers is a multi-billion dollar problem. To fix the issue, researchers have created a new device called a 'skim reaper' to catch credit card thieves.

  Flag raising ceremony held at Freedom Elementary school in honor of Veteran’s Day

On Tuesday morning, Freedom Elementary School invited parents, teachers and veterans around the community to celebrate the service many men and women have devoted for the United States.
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

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Trump to back major rewrite of sentencing laws

President Donald Trump is planning to support the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation

Former Wimbledon finalist Radwanska retires from tennis

Former Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska says she is retiring from tennis after a 13-year career

STATE HEADLINES

The Latest: Gov. Scott to step down from elections board

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

Swiping your card at a gas station could cost more than just a tank of gas. According to The University of Florida,credit card skimmers is a multi-billion dollar problem. To fix the issue, researchers have created a new device called a 'skim reaper' to catch credit card thieves.