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Coast Guard rescues 2 men stranded off the coast of Bradenton
The United States Coast Guard has rescued two men after a boat sank 40 miles off the coast of Bradenton.
ABC7 Staff and
Published December 12, 2020 at 2:40 PM
City of Sarasota looking to crack down on ‘pop up’ block parties
Chief Bernadette DiPino tells me those pop-up block parties are a safety concern in many ways from noise, traffic, and most importantly it can be a breeding ground for COVID-19.
Published December 8, 2020 at 9:59 PM
Two Detectives say ‘I do’ at Bradenton Police Headquarters
Two BPD Detectives get married in front of Headquarters.
Published December 5, 2020 at 6:23 PM
Animal shelters see an increase of surrendered pets
MCAS has seen a sharp increase of surrendered pets due to the effects of the Pandemic
Published December 3, 2020 at 3:07 PM
17-year-old shot and killed after deputies say was ‘Drug deal gone bad’
Deputies with the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) are conducting a homicide investigation on Verna Bethany Road and State Road 64 East in Myakka City.
ABC7 Staff and
Published November 30, 2020 at 8:34 PM
Hundreds of guardsmen deployed from the Palmetto Armory
National guardsmen deployed to different locations
Published November 29, 2020 at 8:32 AM
A Newtown non-profit is asking for food donations to help families in need this Thanksgiving
Second Chance Last Opportunity says they are nowhere near enough food for the thousand families they're expecting to feed this Thanksgiving.
Published November 23, 2020 at 10:17 PM
A new Aquatic Center is coming to the city of Palmetto
An aquatic center is coming to Lincoln Park, Palmetto residents say they are excited to see a community pool is finally coming.
Published November 22, 2020 at 9:34 PM
Many Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputies are now wearing body cameras
Hundreds of MCSO deputies are currently wearing those body-worn cameras.
Published November 18, 2020 at 11:25 PM
A Suncoast business has a sweet use for unwanted political campaign signs
The Sarasota Honey Company is asking for unwanted campaign signs for a sweet cause.
Published November 7, 2020 at 11:11 PM
Kyle Battie wins City Commission race and unseats incumbent Willie Shaw
The community is shocked that Willie Shaw lost the City Commissioner seat to Kyle Battie.
Published November 4, 2020 at 10:04 PM
How to cope with ‘Election Stress Disorder’
Many are being bombarded with elections ads, texts, and calls can be left feeling so overwhelmed. Health experts on the Suncoast say there are different ways to cope with election stress disorder.
Published November 2, 2020 at 9:27 PM
Man charged with BUI after Bayfront Park boat crash caused thousands worth of damages
The boat captain who says the owner is still trying to recover financially from that boat crash. He says Brendan Sheridan stole the boat before crashing it.
Published November 1, 2020 at 8:40 PM
North Port softball team thrown a curve ball after their headquarters was vandalized
The softball team has set up a GoFundMe to help pay for the damages.
Published October 28, 2020 at 5:05 PM
FHP remembers a fallen Trooper by naming a road after him
A section of a Manatee County highway is now changed in remembrance of a fallen Florida Highway Patrol Sergeant.
Published October 28, 2020 at 8:21 AM
Florida’s humdity causing problems for some Suncoast voters
Some voters have received their vote-by-mail ballot's return envelope sealed.
Published October 26, 2020 at 8:37 PM
The city of Sarasota is looking to bring its first Black Cultural Center
The city of Sarasota is looking to showcase Black Culture by creating its first Black Cultural Center.
Published October 25, 2020 at 8:23 PM
Some restaurant workers are against the Florida Amendment 2
Cars drove by and honked as demonstrators held up "Say no to Amendment 2" signs.
Published October 25, 2020 at 9:02 AM
Long lines at polling locations on the second day of early voting
Long lines at polling locations on the Suncoast
Published October 20, 2020 at 11:54 PM
21-year-old leads Manatee County Sheriff deputies on a wild chase in Bradenton
A police chase caught on a front door camera.
Published October 18, 2020 at 8:38 PM
Investigation underway after police say two dead bodies were found in a home on Anna Maria Island
Bradenton Beach Police say they're investigating a suspicious death after two dead bodies were found in a home.
Daniela Hurtado and
Published October 18, 2020 at 11:43 AM
Man arrested after crashing into multiple boats at Bayfront Park
Boat crash at Bayfront Park Marina caught on video.
Published October 17, 2020 at 6:29 PM
USF Students create petition to help fight against College of Education budget cuts
Students in the undergrad education program say they were shocked to hear the news.
Published October 16, 2020 at 6:13 PM
Surveillance shows Ford F-150 fleeing the scene after fatal hit and run crash
FHP says they found that Ford F-150 just nearly 3 miles away from where the fatal crash happened.
Published October 14, 2020 at 12:39 PM
North Port residents come together to create an alternative Halloween event
Every year, the trunk or treat celebration is held here at North Port city hall. Now For the first time in years, it's canceled.
Published October 11, 2020 at 9:46 PM
Bradenton Police launches ‘High Visibility Program’ to ensure safety for pedestrians and cyclists
Bradenton Police Department is working to increase awareness of pedestrian and bicycle safety through education and enforcement.
Published October 7, 2020 at 6:13 PM
Surveillance shows car slamming into a Sarasota paint store
Store owner David Jasik says the crash didn't cause much damage but tells me this has happened to other stores in the area.
Published October 6, 2020 at 9:09 AM
Suncoast teen creates ‘Heroic Flags’ to honor health care frontline workers
Lorenzo Liberti wanted to show his appreciation for health care workers who have been tirelessly working the frontlines during this pandemic.
Published October 4, 2020 at 8:14 PM
Sarasota residents celebrate the 65th anniversary of the car caravans to Lido Beach
Dozens of people came out for the 65th anniversary of the car caravan to reenact the "wade-in" that happened years ago during segregation.
Published October 3, 2020 at 11:30 PM
Goodwill helping jobseekers find a job with ‘Virtual Job Fair’
Goodwill Manasota helping jobseekers looking for employment through its free Job Connection service.
Published September 30, 2020 at 9:05 PM
First Alert Weather: Cool and dry air moves in today on a gusty wind
New Beach Clean Up Program Comes To Longboat Key
A cool and windy forecast for Thursday
Attorney General Ashley Moody talks to ABC7 about preventing human trafficking during Super Bowl LV
Daughter of Holocaust survivor reflects on Remembrance Day