Deputies searching for missing 34-year-old man last seen on Monday

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is searching for a 34-year-man that has been reported missing after last being seen in Myakka City.

Trooper sideswipes motorcycle, tackles driver on Fla. interstate

A Florida Highway Patrol cruiser swerved to knock off the biker then one of them tackles the rider to the ground.
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CDC: ‘Strong recommendation’ but no rule for masks on planes

The CDC says masks should be worn by all passengers and workers on planes, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis and ride-sharing vehicles. That includes in airports and at subway and bus stations.


FWRI: A rare two-headed snake found in Florida

Troopers looking for Hit and Run driver that hurt motorcyclist on Monday

A Bradenton facility is being penalized by OSHA for various violations

Manatee Sheriff’s Department investigating deputy involved shooting in Bradenton

  First Alert Weather: Best rain chance of the week is today

Sandwiched between the Bermuda High to our north and a general area of low pressure to the south in the Caribbean, our east wind pattern continues to pump in moisture.
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‘Two peas in a pod’: Toddler befriends 5-foot Halloween skeleton

The 2-year-old's mother thinks that COVID canceling playdates with other kids strengthened his bond with the skeleton.

  Long lines at polling locations on the second day of early voting

Fans on the Suncoast cheering on Tampa Bay Rays in the World Series

CCSO reports threatening e-mails sent to Democratic voters

FWC clips flying squirrel trafficking operation

Dick Vitale shares excitement for Tampa Bay Rays going to World Series

Sarasota County school board votes to continue the mask policy

COVID-19 cases rise in both Suncoast school districts

The Sarasota School District alerts FBI after threatening photo goes viral

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  Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

Republicans are reconvening the Senate this week to vote on a virus proposal, but it’s a bill that failed once before, and that Trump himself now derides as too puny.


  Rays advance to World Series

FDOH releases latest COVID-19 numbers

Biden heads to South Florida, Trump in Orange County

Aggravated Battery charge filed against driver who rammed victim near Hyde Park protest

The charge against Munoz is Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon, which is a second-degree felony. The victim’s name is not being released consistent with the rights of crime victims contained in Florida’s Constitution, commonly referred to as Marsy’s Law.


Chair of Sarasota County Commission supports time extension for CARES Act

Florida Governor speaks in Jacksonville - says schools need to stay open

New surgical robot arrives at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota this week

More than 3,600 new COVID-19 cases reported by FDOH

New contactless payment technology available at Exxon and Mobil gas pumps across the Country

Consumers Are Now Able to Use NEW Contactless Payment Method at Over 11,500 Exxon and Mobil Gas Stations in the U.S.
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Indiana student survives pumpkin smashing through car

An Indiana student says he’s thankful to be alive after a pumpkin crashed through his windshield while he was driving on the highway.

6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign

Monty Andrews Arboretum named a Certified Butterfly Garden

Toobin suspended by the New Yorker, steps away from CNN

Florida DCF receives nearly $5 million for Crisis Counseling Program