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SARASOTA - The latest chapter in the debate over gun rights continues. President Obama will unveil his proposals to fight gun violence just a little more than a month after the Connecticut school massacre. And, many on the Suncoast are reacting to the idea that the country could soon have new and stricter gun laws.
SARASOTA - The controversy continues over the removal of historic memorial plaques at Sarasota's Fred Atkins Park. The move angered Newtown residents and prompted a meeting between community leaders and city officials. But for many, the city's response, just isn't enough.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - An outdoor gun range is one step closer to getting permission it needs to operate less than a mile from a school’s outdoor lab, and the move has many up in arms.
SARASOTA - Members of Sarasota's Newtown community want answers from the city after the removal of a memorial wall. The community says they raised the funds and put up the wall, so they want to know why it has been removed.
MANATEE COUNTY - More than 200 people working for Pierce Manufacturing in Bradenton are getting ready for what they're calling D-Day. The company laid off many of its workers after closing a division. But those workers are getting leads for their next job to from the very place letting them go.
SARASOTA - Allegations that a family with a service dog was asked to leave a public beach has sparked some discussion about where service dogs are allowed. More often than not, those with service dogs say they have to defend their right to have an animal they need for various medical conditions.
SARASOTA - While the fiscal cliff may have been avoided, everyone with a job will still see a tax increase on their next paycheck.
God, guns and education...all three could soon be accessible on one street in Manatee County
The Salvation Army Angel Tree program is popular for those who need help putting gifts under the tree this holiday season. But not everyone is happy with the program.
The holiday season is one of the busiest travel times of the year, and this year is no exception. Local airport officials say the number of people traveling is already picking up, and this trend isn't just here, but all across the country and on the roadways.
The State of Florida is coming up on a controversial milestone. It's about to issue its one-millionth concealed weapons permit.
On January 1st, more than 1.5 million property owners across the state could see an increase in their property insurance. But how will the changes being made by the state’s largest insurance company hit Sarasota residents in their wallets?