FDOH reports 2,622 new COVID-19 cases in Wednesday’s update

The Florida Department of Health is reporting 2,622 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the statewide total to 690,499.

  Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court

With crowds of admirers swelling outside, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was remembered Wednesday at the court by grieving family, colleagues and friends as a prophet for justice who persevered against long odds to become an American icon.
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Attorney: Black man shot by Calif. deputies wasn’t holding a gun

The family attorney says the 19 gunshots fired in the incident show poor police training and a pervasive “warrior mentality” among law enforcement nationwide.

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Car crashes into home in North Port

Florida Highway Patrol investigating cause of crash involving numerous vehicles

City attorney for Sarasota to draft ordinance regarding “hotel” homes, St. Armands has seen an influx of these homes

  Nice cool and dry start on Wednesday

  West Bradenton family says ’it’s a miracle’ they were unharmed in house fire

John Daniel tells says it is a miracle that his family escaped the fire.
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Trump tightens Cuba sanctions as he woos Cuban-American vote

President Trump said the new steps announced by the Treasury Department will ensure that U.S. dollars do not fund the Cuban government, but go directly to the everyday Cubans.

  ‘Unfathomable’: US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

Affidavit: Sarasota woman carjacked man at knifepoint

First Lady Casey DeSantis announces expanded mental health services for students in rural counties

Tampa-area church arson caught on camera

Sarasota County business tax due Sept. 30

Bradenton City Fire responds to structure fire Monday night

Florida man sentenced for trafficking Water Monitor lizards

UTC testing state testing site transitioning to a parking lot location on Cattlemen Road

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  Beta weakens to tropical depression, stalls over Texas coast

Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas further inland.

STATE HEADLINES

Surrounded by law enforcement, DeSantis announces legislation against disorderly protesters, looting

Sen. Rick Scott traveling to Pensacola amid Sally impacts

FDOH reports more than 1,800 new COVID-19 cases statewide

Victim beaten after asking unmasked man to socially distance

Florida boy charged with bringing three guns to school

Officials say a 12-year-old Florida boy was arrested after bringing three handguns to school.

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Child, pregnant woman among those rescued from capsized boat

Venice votes to extend face mask ordinance

Selby Gardens to present updated master plan to planning board

  Fall begins with falling temperatures and humidity

Manatee County could be the first in the nation to respond to 911 calls with a drone

It’s technology that as been around for a few years, but this will be the first time ever that a drone would be used in responding to a 911 emergency call and bringing life-saving tools with it. If this program gets approved, it would be leaving from the EMS facility in Lakewood Ranch.
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Woman gives birth to quadruplets after brain surgery in Texas

Two weeks after Katie Sturm and husband Chris Sturm found out about the quadruplets, a seizure led to a second diagnosis.

  Silverleaf Community in Parrish frustrated with ‘slime sidewalks’

Still no sign of plane with Sarasota based-passenger, NTSB investigating

OneBlood will hold two-day drive in Venice next month

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