First Alert Weather: Monday, May 25, 2020 - A warming trend ahead with daily rain chances through the week

A few peaks of sunshine tomorrow with temperatures topping out in the mid-80s. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible in the afternoon and early evening.

  Trump honors war dead in events colored by pandemic’s threat

President Donald Trump honored America’s fallen service members on Monday as he commemorated Memorial Day in back-to-back appearances in the midst of the pandemic.
  • Coronavirus

Memorial Day even more poignant as veterans die from virus

People around the country are struggling to find ways to honor fallen heroes on a Memorial Day like no other, with people avoiding crowds to prevent the spread of the virus.

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FDOH reports over 51,700 confirmed coronavirus cases as the state celebrates Memorial Day

  AAA predicts more people will take road trips this summer

  First Alert Weather: A soggy Memorial Day on the Suncoast

  Memorial Day weekend draws crowds to Suncoast beaches

  North Port community coming together to help local veteran organization

North Port community coming together on Memorial Day Monday to help save a Veteran's organization who ran into financial trouble.
  • Coronavirus

  Pandemic brings smaller, subdued Memorial Day observances

U.S. authorities warned beach-goers to heed social-distancing rules to avoid a resurgence of the virus that has infected 5.4 million people worldwide and killed over 345,000, including nearly 100,000 Americans, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

Huge alligator found outside front door of home in neighborhood in Venice

Florida man charged after runaway toddler is seen on highway

Police respond to large crowds, shooting in Florida beach

  Bradenton school surprises its graduating seniors with a drive-thru graduation

  First Alert Weather: Scattered to numerous showers and storms through Memorial Day

Florida shortens stone crab season over industry objections

NBA says it is talking with Disney about resuming season

Police: Florida boy, 9, shot by teenage uncle

  • Coronavirus

High prices at grocery stores and supply chain disruptions expected to persist

Americans looking to get outside this holiday weekend, maybe fire up the grill, should be prepared to see high prices at grocery stores, especially cookout staples like ground beef and chicken.

STATE HEADLINES

Fed judge rules Florida can’t stop poor felons from voting

Florida shortens stone crab season over industry objections

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the shortened season and other new limits are necessary to sustain Florida stone crabs.

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Police: Mother arrested and charged for murder of nine-year-old son in South Florida

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: I-75 now re-opened after Brush Fire shuts down roadway

  DeSantis announces return of Summer camps

  Summer heat & storms over Memorial day weekend

  Venice restaurants allowed to expand their outdoor dining area

Restaurants in Venice allowed to expand outdoor dining.
  • National

  Memorial Day weekend draws crowds -- and triggers warnings

The U.S. is continuing a cautious state-by-state reopening, even as the president urged states to relax their lockdowns during the Memorial Day weekend.

SEC to allow football workouts on campus beginning June 8

North Port Parks and Rec to stream July 4th fireworks

“No Swim” advisory lifted for Brohard Beach

  Florida unemployment rate jumps to 12.9%