Scientists weigh in on Piney Point’s impact on fishing

Fishermen continue to cast their lines in wake of the Pine Point spill. Now scientist are weighing in their thoughts on consuming fish from Tampa Bay.

  Medical examiner blames police pressure for Floyd’s death

Derek Chauvin, 45, is charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd’s death May 25.
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  Biden orders gun control actions — but they show his limits

Greeting the families of gun violence victims and activists, he assured them: “We’re absolutely determined to make change.”

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Infant dies after medical emergency at Sarasota day care facility

Chalkboard Champion: Teacher making students feel loved despite the pandemic

Walk-up vaccines start today at Sarasota Square Mall

First Alert Traffic: Crash caused back up on I-75 N in North Port

1 arrested for DUI after crashing into home in North Port

A man was arrested for driving under the influence after police say he drove his vehicle into a house.
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Philip, defined by role of husband to British queen, dies

Philip spent a month in hospital earlier this year before being released on March 16 to return to Windsor Castle.

  First Alert Weather: A cold front will bring weather changes including possible strong storms

Sarasota Department of Health looking to expand vaccines for businesses

Palmetto Police searching for suspect in 7-year-old cold-case murder

Some wet weather for the weekend

Bright Futures bill clears State Senate despite opposition

  Gaetz associate working toward plea deal with prosecutors

Manatee man charged with stabbing woman at motel

FDOH update shows slight decrease in COVID positivity rate

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  ‘Nothing less than a giant’: Rapper-actor DMX dies at 50

The Grammy-nominated performer died after suffering “catastrophic cardiac arrest,” according to the hospital in White Plains, New York, where he died. He was rushed there from his home April 2.

STATE HEADLINES

Permanent ‘alcohol to go’ bill clears Florida Senate

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office has located missing woman

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing endangered woman.

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Bicyclist pinned under car following crash in Holmes Beach

Permanent ‘alcohol to go’ bill clears Florida Senate

Two car collision results in one vehicle crashing into motel

Florida jobless claims continue to slow

Colorado State University expects an above average hurricane season

Colorado State University released their outlook for the 2021 hurricanes season and expect it to be an above average season.
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  Police: Employee kills 1, wounds 5 at Texas cabinet business

Police confirm multiple people were shot during an incident Thursday afternoon at Kent Moore Cabinets in Bryan.

Bradenton man charged in February beating death

DeSantis files lawsuit against federal government, CDC

Car ends up in Sarasota Bay overnight, no injuries reported

Here we go again: Venice Police, SCSO join other Florida law enforcement in current trend of removing alligators