SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The Sarasota Sheriff's office has released the identity of the women killed in the Sunday morning vehicle fire on Interstate 75 near mile marker 202.
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Stephen Witzer, 71, of Sarasota, was the victim of the deadly crash on US-41 Tuesday. According to Florida Highway Patrol, Witzer was travailing southbound on US-41 when an Acura, traveling northbound, turned into the path of Witzer's Ferrari, causing the accident.
TAMPA, FL (WWSB) - Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is honoring Florida first responders through November. From October 11th to November 24th, first responders will receive free admission to Busch Gardens, and four discounted tickets for friends and family at 50% off the regular ticket price.
PUNTA GORDA, FL (WWSB/SUN NEWSPAPERS) - The Florida International Air Show returns to the Punta Gorda Airport the weekend of Oct. 13-15, and this year's slate includes its first ever 5K, plus promotion of Western Michigan University's new local aviation campus.
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), announced the implementation of the Florida Disaster Food Assistance Program in Sarasota and Manatee Counties…
MIAMI (WSVN/WFOR/CNN) – A family’s Caribbean trip ended in tragedy when an 8-year-old girl fell two stories from a deck on board a cruise ship, officials say.
BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - It's unclear how much it will cost to repair all the damage caused by Hurricane Irma, but FEMA has already approved $737,000,000 to financially help families in Florida. Now, the Department of Children and Families is helping local victims in Sarasota and Manatee …
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The man charged with abusing and killing his girlfriend's 17-month-old son, is also facing theft charges after police say he stole her car stereo and laptop and pawned them while she was at the hospital with her dying son.
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight has warned Sarasota County Commissioners that the jail is almost at capacity, and soon they'll have a decision to make. There are two possible solutions: build a new jail or reduce the number of inmates.
The wife of an Allman Brothers Band founding member has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for pointing a rifle at members of a rowing team in Florida.
HOLMES BEACH, FL (WWSB) - Police have arrested David Earl Vickers, 31, of Holmes Beach for homicide. Detectives say Vickers called 911 on August 21 to report an unresponsive child. EMS responded to the scene and began perfoming CPR on 17-month-old Luca Sholey, who was taken to Blake Medi…
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Sarasota County passed an ordinance in 2016 that requires residents to maintain the right-of-ways adjacent to their property. There are exceptions, but some residents say they are having trouble reaching out to the county.
NOKOMIS, FL (WWSB) - You can still see the effects of Hurricane Irma In front of many homes in Sarasota and Manatee counties. It will likely remain that way for the next few months, but homeowners can help speed up the process.
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - If you have the ABC7 MySuncoast news app on your iPhone or iPad, you need to download our new app for iOS now, before your current app expires! Android users, you’ll get the new version automatically.
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The investigation into the dragging death of a shark that was posted on social media is wrapping up. Florida Fish and Wildlife officials say they are working to come to a swift and lawful resolution to the case.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Frustrated by health care failures in Congress, President Donald Trump directed his administration Thursday to rewrite some federal insurance rules as a beginning of renewed efforts to undermine "Obamacare," the program he's promised to kill.
Police say a man killed his girlfriend's 17-month-old son and stole her car stereo and laptop while she was in the hospital with her dying child.
(RNN) – You won’t need a 30.06 to put meat on the table starting Oct. 21 when Arby’s releases venison sandwiches nationwide and elk sandwiches in three western states.
City of Venice leaders decided to hire an emergency contractor to make minor repairs to the pier to get it reopened within the next few weeks. But, the open will only be temporary.
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are asking for the public's help to identify an armed robbery suspect. The man entered La Pulguita with a knife, threatened the clerk and demanded mone…
(KCNC/CNN) – A controversial video shows a cheerleader coach making girls do forced splits as they screamed in agony and begged him to stop. A district attorney announced this weekend that the former coach in the video will not be charged.
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - A Bradenton woman has been arrested for armed robbery and battery, after she held up a Steak 'n Shake at 106 44th Avenue East, early Monday morning.
"It makes me pretty nervous because it's a pretty serious issue," said James Mitchell, a Bradenton resident.Mitchell just found out about the Bradenton couple who recently contracted the Zika virus, it's the first reported case in Florida this year. Health officials say a woman was…
(RNN) - Facebook and Instagram went down on Wednesday, which meant people don't know where to go to be outraged, post photos of their food, or get their news from Russian hackers.
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Riverview High School student, Kiona Cromer, 18, was arrested Thursday morning after pistol whipping another student on school grounds, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.
(RNN) - Equifax has been hacked again, this time by a link that will download a form of malware onto customers' computers. The hack occurred a month after the company admitted a breach that exposed the Social Security numbers and birth dates of more than 145.5 million Americans.
TALLAHASSEE, FL (WWSB/News Service Florida) - The Florida House is on a fast track to try to repeal the state's red-light camera law, with the Appropriations Committee this week voting to back elimination of the devices by July 1st, 2021. It is the only committee that will hear the bill b…
Manatee County, FL - The Florida Department of Health announcing that a locally transmitted case of Zika has been confirmed in Manatee County. There is no evidence of ongoing, active transmission of Zika.