Sarasota Opera's winter season opens with "Il Trovatore"
- Are we overusing the tribute of flying flag at half-staff?
- Update on the latest in sports:
- AP Source: Wizards, Beal closing in on 5-year max contract
- Powers scores 19, Wings close on 7-0 run for 83-78 win
- Florida woman admits taking late father's NY pension
- 2 lost WWI Purple Heart medals to be returned in New York
- Atlantic City casino workers union says it will go on strike Friday morning against the Trump Taj Mahal casino, having been unable to reach a new contract with it.
- APNewsBreak: Union to strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino
- Author Gay Talese refuses to promote new book
- Man gets life in prison for fatal drug shooting
- First microcephaly case confirmed in Florida
- I-75 northbound lanes open; driver impaled by guardrail dies
- Police looking for pickup driver who hit cyclist on Fruitville Road
- Hit and run crash closes southbound lanes of I 75 in Sarasota County
- Georgia woman dies after lightning strikes at Florida beach
- North Port family attacked by home invader strikes back using attacker's weapon
- Texas woman killed daughters to make husband 'suffer'
- Fruitville Road closed east bound due to multiple vehicle accident
- SWAT team in standoff with armed man at Brentwood Estates
- Update: Venice hospital has completed repairs after waterline break