Caldwell concedes to Fried, who will be Florida’s next Agriculture Commissioner

After undergoing a manual recount, the race went to Democrat Nikki Fried. Fried won with 50.04 percent of the more than 8 million votes to Caldwell's 49.96 percent. The candidates were separated by just 6,753 ballots.
Man wanted in Sarasota church shooting turns himself in
Embattled Florida elections official to resign
Group releases clams into Sarasota Bay to reduce red tide
Sarasota City Commission to discuss potential short-term rental changes
76-year-old woman who reportedly died after being pushed by husband identified

TODAY'S HEADLINES

The Latest: Scott leads Nelson as Florida finishes recount
Florida's recount is over and Republican Gov. Rick Scott leads incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in the state's contentious Senate race by more than 10,000 votes.
Teacher charged with secretly videotaping undressing student
Pasco County sheriff’s officials say Fivay High School English teacher Thomas John Kovack was arrested Friday on a charge of video voyeurism.
First Alert Traffic: 54-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash
According to Florida Highway Patrol, 54-year-old Patricia Benavides was killed in the accident, when she failed to negotiate a curved roadway.

  Opening night of The Music Man at Asolo Theatre in Sarasota

A wonderful show that had won numerous Tony Awards on Broadway is premiering tonight in Sarasota. The Music Man opens up to a packed house at the Asolo Theatre.

Manual recount happening at the Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections

Sarasota County is wrapping up their manual recount today. Around six thousand ballots were being looked over and possibly counted.
Animal rights activist guilty of throwing back caught fish
Organization pushing hard to get greyhounds adopted
Trump would ‘love’ Bondi to join administration

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Calgary City Council shuts door on 2026 Winter Olympic bid

Calgary City Council shuts door on 2026 Winter Olympic bid; Stockholm, Italy still in running

Memorial service set for 'Hee Haw' host, guitarist Roy Clark

A memorial service is planned for musician and entertainer Roy Clark, who died last week at his home in Tulsa

STATE HEADLINES

Caldwell concedes to Fried, who will be Florida’s next Agriculture Commissioner

  Gillum ends campaign for Florida governor after recount shows DeSantis still ahead

The Florida governor's race went to a legally required recount, but after an initial machine recount Ron DeSantis still led Andrew Gillum by more than 30,000 votes.