A cold December morning!

While Suncoast temps are in the low 40s, most of the Panhandle dipped into the 20s this morning!

UK authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for emergency use

Pfizer has been gearing up for even wide distribution if given a similar nod by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a decision expected as early as next week.
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  Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

COVID-19 relief, a $1.4 trillion catchall spending package, and defense policy — and a final burst of judicial nominees — dominate a truncated two- or three-week session occurring as the coronavirus pandemic rockets out of control in President Donald Trump’s final weeks in office.


Salvation Army in Sarasota to serve as a Cold Weather Shelter

TPA relaunches flights to Havana

Cold Weather Shelter opens in Charlotte County

School choice open enrollment begins in Manatee County for 2021-22 school year

District 1 City Commissioner resigns in North Port

The City of North Port tweeted on Tuesday that District 1 City Commissioner, David Iannotti, has resigned from his post.
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Trump teases 2024 run at White House Christmas party

Trump has been challenging his defeat in November's election despite his own attorney general acknowledging there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud.

Attorney General Ashley Moody provides tips for safe giving on Giving Tuesday

Poinsettia Parade cancelled in North Port due to COVID-19 pandemic

SCSO continuing shooting investigation on intersection of Desoto Road and Tuttle Avenue, 5300 block of Tuttle Avenue closed off

Breezy and cool Tuesday, really cold Wednesday morning!

Special guest to highlight Tidewell Foundation’s Giving Tuesday

  17-year-old shot and killed after deputies say was ‘Drug deal gone bad’

  First Alert Weather: Monday, November 30, 2020 - Find your winter clothes because you’ll need them over the next few days

12 Days of Giving Food and Toy Drive begins in North Port

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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

The mega tip was paid on a tab for a single $7 beer.


Attorney General Ashley Moody provides tips for safe giving on Giving Tuesday

Fatal crash in Alachua County forces rescue crews to cut passengers out of vehicles

Two men are in serious to critical condition after a truck plows into the side of a car in Alachua county.


Students to continue having choice of in-person, online classes

Englewood teen killed in fatal crash Sunday on I-75 northbound and State Road 93 in Palmetto

Deputies conducting homicide investigation in Myakka City on Verna Bethany Road

Paving for the City of Venice Water Main Replacement Phase 6 project rescheduled for Tuesday, other installations scheduled for this week

  Monday Morning Showers, then Colder!

This morning a strong cold front pushes through the Suncoast
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Photographer witnessed removal of Utah’s mysterious monolith as another appears in Romania

Ross Bernards and his friends ended up with the monolith all to themselves for about an hour and took nighttime photos until some other visitors came walking up.

  First Alert Weather: Sunday, November 29, 2020 - Iso. strong storms in the morning with temperatures falling during the day

Deadly Venice crash, now a possible criminal investigation

  Dave Prowse, actor who played Darth Vader, dies at 85

Teen dead after ATV crash in Manatee County