First Alert Weather: Fog in the mornings before next mid-week cold front

A warm moist flow out of the south continues to bring a good chance for thick morning fog. The fog may be even thicker Tuesday

  House sending Trump impeachment to Senate, GOP opposes trial

Trump is the first former president to face an impeachment trial, and it will test his grip on the Republican Party as well as the legacy of his tenure.
  • Coronavirus

Nurse battling COVID-19 may have contracted virus between vaccine doses

In between doses, experts say the Pfizer vaccine is 50% effective. It takes at least two weeks after the second dose to receive the full benefit of 95% protection.


Two arrested and accused of pretending to be officers and conducting a traffic stop Sunday in Sarasota

Manatee deputies: Missing man found

  Suncoast Brunch: Shrimp and Grits

  Local judge shares thoughts on her sorority sister, Kamala Harris, becoming Vice President

  Good Morning Suncoast Weekends Weather Sunday 7:30 AM

Four more days of morning fog and warmer afternoons with higher humidity.
  • Coronavirus

‘My worst nightmare’: Mother speaks after 11-year-old son suffers heart problems due to COVID-19

The 11-year-old ended up in the cardiac intensive care unit with myocarditis, or inflammation of the heart muscle, after he caught a seemingly mild case of COVID-19.

  On and Off Fog!

New details emerge following crash that killed a bicyclist in South Sarasota

Lakewood Ranch man remembers his good friend Hank Aaron

  Staying warm with a few more clouds

Operation One Way Ticket: 14 men arrested in Manatee County child porn sting

Florida Department of Health reports 272 new COVID-19 deaths

SMH team members among healthcare workers receiving a Super Bowl invite

Bill targets strangulation by police officer

  • Coronavirus

2 in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs

Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation’s intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates.


Trump pardons former WellCare executives

  AMI Privateers Continue Mission

AMI Privateers has been helping Manatee County kids further their education -- with hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants provided since the group’s inception back in the 1960s.


Manatee County Search and Rescue raising money for new vehicle

Almost 1 million Florida seniors vaccinated, war hero gets first dose

NFL to give 7,500 vaccinated health care workers free tickets to Super Bowl LV

14 arrested in Manatee County in child pornography sting

Charges announced in the death of Corporal Brian LaVigne

Charges have been announced in the killing of Corporal Brian LaVigne.
  • National

2 injured after police car drives through crowd at race

A police car arrived, then drove through the crowd after people tried to block the vehicle, a witness said.

New drive-thru COVID vaccination site opens at Twin Lakes Park in Sarasota

State of Florida to require proof of residency before distributing COVID-19 vaccine

Florida DOH shows dip in state positivity rate

No drones allowed over Tampa Riverwalk, Raymond James Stadium ahead of Super Bowl