MANATEE CO., Fla. (WWSB) – Sheriff's Office detectives conducted an undercover drug sting resulting in the arrest of 79 individuals on 264 charges.
SARASOTA COUNTY (WWSB) - A hit-and-run accident in Gulf Gate sent a woman to Sarasota Memorial Hospital Tuesday in critical condition, but we learned late Thursday night she had passed away from her injuries.
SARASOTA COUNTY (WWSB) - A Sarasota man was arrested Thursday after the Sarasota Police Department (SPD) conducted a search warrant of his home and found multiple loaded firearms, money and drugs.
1 p.m. TUESDAY UPDATE: About 15 gallons of diesel fuel were spilled into the water. A negligible amount spilled onto the roadway surface. Cleanup and mitigation efforts are now complete.
SARASOTA, Fla.--Just days before Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Florida, red tide left beaches along the Southwest Coast, covered in dead fish.
MANATEE Co., Fla. (WWSB) - Sheriff's deputies have arrested Dorian Gilmer, 19, of Bradenton, for possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
MANATEE COUNTY (WWSB) - Troopers say, a Bradenton man was killed Friday afternoon after he was ejected from his motorcycle and sent into oncoming traffic.
(CNN) - After 27 hours of surgery, twin boys Anias and Jadon McDonald -- born joined at the head 13 months ago -- began a new life apart on Friday.
MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - Stopping to pick up a stray penny off the ground may not seem worth the effort, yet one bank is trying to change that mindset by placing 100 fake pennies across the country worth $1,000 apiece.
MANATEE CO., Fla. (WWSB) – A Bradenton mom and her boyfriend let her 10-month-old child suffer second degree burns for five hours before seeking medical help, according to sheriff’s deputies.
MANATEE CO., Fla. - A 39-year-old Bradenton man hung a puppy by its neck and punched it because the puppy chewed one of his shoes, police say.
Some Manatee County condo owners are now facing eviction, as an investment group tries to turn their units into apartments.
SARASOTA-MANATEE COUNTY (WWSB) - On Thursday morning a sky writer took flight above Sarasota County leaving many area residents wondering what the messages were saying.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - Troopers are searching for the driver of a vehicle that hit a bicyclist in a Sarasota crosswalk Monday morning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get only tiny increases in benefits next year, the fifth year in a row that older Americans will have to settle for historically low raises.
SARASOTA COUNTY (WWSB) - The Guinness Book of World Records announces that Snooty, the world's oldest manatee, will once again be in their 2017 Edition.
A Florida man got an unexpected surprise after a 6-foot-long snake popped out of the hood of his car while he was driving along a busy highway.
PALMETTO, Fla. (WWSB) – An unlicensed contracting sting in Manatee County has led to the arrest of 11 felons including fraud plumbers and electrical workers.
Teresa Raible has co-owned Solar Vision Window Tinting in Sarasota for more than three decades and follows Florida law when applying window tint to vehicles.
On Sunday, Beach Road is crawling with tourists and locals alike. The road's all but washed away, it's a remnant of what it once was. For longtime Siesta Key resident Mike Cosentino though, those last feet of pavement are worth fighting for.
The device, which thieves use to steal credit and debit card information was found late last week. This is the third device found at this same Mobil station in the last few months.
DUNNELLON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in central Florida say a man with a group of people on a plane doing military-style parachuting has died after his reserve chute accidentally opened as he knelt near the cargo door, pulling him out.
SARASOTA Co., Fla. (WWSB) - There is clearly a new culinary movement on the Suncoast. Aside from tall structures easing into the streets of our once small town, new kitchens are popping up all over. If you thought Main Street was the only game in town, think again. Great food is happening…
Rebecca joined the ABC 7 news team as a general assignment reporter in October 2013. The first question most people ask her is where she's from. She's a native New Englander, born and raised in Connecticut, but her nationality is half Puerto Rican and half Italian.