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NORTH PORT, Fla. (WWSB)--In recent years, crime rates have gone down across the Suncoast and some agencies are attributing the efforts toward community policing as one of the reasons for the decline.

PALMETTO, Fla. (WWSB)--The section of 10th St. west in Palmetto where Club Elite once sat looks a lot different today than it did six years ago.  In the early morning of September 10th, 2011--it was a scene of a drive-by shooting. In all, 24 people were shot and two killed.

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--Despite President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, local governments are stepping up. On Monday, Sarasota's city commissioners committed to the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda. It comes a week after the city of Venice made the same commitment.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN)--President Trump saying publicly for the first time today that he is under investigation as the probe of Russia's influence in the 2016 election expands.

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, 68% of U.S. adults take a dietary supplement in one form or another. However, some in the medical field question whether they actually benefit a person's health.

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--The legacy trail is a magnet for cyclists, walkers and joggers. But plans to extend that trail north are also attracting lawyers who can cash in on the proposal to turn old railroad tracks into a nature trail.

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--Newly appointed Sarasota mayor Shelli Freeland Eddie is facing backlash over her personal beliefs on marriage equality and abortions rights. She misrepresented them during her campaign in 2015 and now some of the groups who endorsed her are questioning her ability to represent the city.

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--Legendary comedian, musician and actor Dick Smothers spoke to ABC7 at 7's Alan Cohn about his thoughts on censorship and the concept of "drawing a line" in comedy. 

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--Comedians from Stephen Colbert to Kathy Griffin have been coming under fire recently for jokes made toward the President that some say cross the line. But has comedy become more edgy than it used to be?