Overcrowding at Venice High School Prompts Sarasota County School District to Discuss Options

Venice High School is now overcrowded. It was only intended to have 2,100 students, and currently has about 2,400.


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.
Jewish barista refuses to let WWII veteran pay as a thank you for his service
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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

A cool front sank south over the weekend but the cool air never really gave us much of a break from the warmer than normal temperatures. In fact, after one crisp morning on Sunday the temperature rebounded to record values in the afternoon with a high of 88. That cold front has now returned as a war
  The future of Sarasota County’s Legacy Trail
No injuries reported in Sarasota house fire
The Latest: Broward recount delayed because of problem


No. 1 Irish start slow, finish fast in beating Penn 75-55
Red-carpet fanfare dropped amid deadly California fires
Mets' Tim Tebow adds offseason TV hosting job

Fires put pressure on California utilities despite new law

California utilities again are facing severe financial pressures from the possibility that their equipment sparked catastrophic wildfires, including two now burning at either end of the state

  Parents fear polio-like illness among children being underreported

Parents worry acute flaccid myelitis among children is being underreported by the CDC.


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.