Hepatitis A cases on the rise in the Suncoast

Hepatitis A cases continue to rise not just in Florida, but on the Suncoast as well.

  Human trafficking training ahead of 2020 Super Bowl for Uber drivers

  Beth Chapman, one half of world-famous bounty hunting duo, dies in Honolulu

  Radon mitigation leads to lawsuits

FWC adds breathalyzers to crack down on intoxicated boaters

  Father saves son from drowning in a Florida pool

  Keeping pets safe during extreme hot weather

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  Tips for the elderly and people who have to work outside in these high temperatures

  Still hot for Suncoast on Thursday with heat indices from 100-104 degrees

  Construction project in Palmetto causing issues for residents

  Bradenton Police say juvenile who escaped during exercise time, found

Gov. DeSantis signs bill to create agricultural hemp program

  Great-grandma uses shovel to kill cobra slithering on her patio

Venice Public Library is officially the most technologically advanced library

The new Venice Public Library is now officially the most technologically advanced library in the county.

North Port Police Chief addresses recent crime statistics on social media

The North Port Police Department published a press release on Facebook and Twitter regarding the recent reports of increased crime in the area.

9-day Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival kicks off Saturday

The 9-day Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival kicks off Saturday, June 29 with the 4th Annual Bob Rizi Memorial Gold Classic at the Meadows Country Club.

  Sarasota doctor pleased President Trump took his advice

President Trump consulted Dr. Brad Lerner of Sarasota before signing an Executive Order earlier this week on hospital pricing.

  GRAPHIC: Suspect accused of hitting Florida State Trooper with his car arrested in New York

  FHP: More troopers on the road to stop aggressive drivers in operation “Safe Drive”

  Trading Suits for Jerseys: Annual Congressional Baseball Game

  20-year-old arrested on drug charges in Bradenton

  Bradenton man who had a terabyte of child porn sentenced to 30 years in prison

  Shark fishing banned at Venice Fishing Pier

  Suncoast man accused of posing as a psychologist

A Sarasota man is busted after police say he pretended to be a licensed psychologist for years.

  Crews attacking pesky mosquitoes in Sarasota and Manatee counties

Experts tell us the summer is always the time we see the most mosquito activity, plus the recent stretch of rain combined with the current dry weather is why we’re seeing so many more mosquitoes. In addition to the daily work mosquito crews are doing, health officials say we all can do our part.

  Local resident helps create 100 knit caps for cancer patients

One hundred cancer patients in Sarasota will be getting hand-knit hats as part of the Happy Hats Project.

  Rumors swirl on social media of a serial killer on the Suncoast

Those concerns even invoked the phrase “serial killer” in reference to several death investigations in Sarasota and Manatee counties in which all of the victims were said to be women.

  First Watch building 39,000-square foot headquarters in Manatee County

First Watch, a breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant that has been open for more than 30 years on the Suncoast, plans to move their corporate headquarters to Manatee County.

  14 busted during operation focusing on retail spots in Sarasota and Venice

In an effort to reduce retail thefts, deputies spent three days focusing their attention on retail corridors in Sarasota and Venice, ultimately arresting 14 people.

Crash on I-75 North at milemarker 197 closes multiple lanes

The accident happened around 3:40pm between the Laurel Road and SR 681 exits and two lanes were closed.

Toddler in soiled diaper found wandering busy Florida roadway alone

The sheriff's office says the couple was passed out in their Oak Hill home and only woke up when the deputy banged on the home's walls.

Law banning vaping in workplaces goes into effect next week

The vaping ban, which goes into effect on July 1st, implements part of a constitutional amendment supported by nearly 70 percent of voters last year. The change is similar to a long-standing law that prohibits smoking tobacco in places of employment.

  VIDEO: Sarasota Police searching for two people of interest in pharmaceutical delivery truck theft

Police say on Monday, June 17, 2019 around 12:25 p.m., a white 2001 Chevrolet box truck was stolen from Walgreens located at 3535 North Tamiami Trail.

New Florida laws on gardens, opioids and street racing

One of the measures will help Republican Attorney General Ashley Moody sue drug makers and pharmacies the state claims contributed to the opioid addiction epidemic.

Man dies after deputy-involved shooting in Englewood

Around 9pm on Monday, a call came into 911 that 61-year-old Bradley Rundle had fired his gun multiple times inside a home on the 6000 block of McKinley Terrace. The caller stated Rundle was intoxicated and that other family members and children were at home during the call.

Fire truck and car collide on US301 in Sarasota

The crash happened around 1pm at US301 and 17th Street and involved a Sarasota County Emergency Services fire truck. It’s unknown what caused the crash or if the fire truck had its lights and sirens activated.

  Lactation room now open in Sarasota County for working moms

The Sarasota County courthouse unveiled its newest addition this week, which will make it easier for working moms.

Deputies: 20-year-old Bradenton man arrested for possessing large amounts of drugs

On Wednesday, June 19, 2019 around 12:30 in the afternoon Manatee County Sheriff’s Office say they executed a search warrant at a home on the 700 block of Rosemary Circle in Bradenton.

BFD: 10 people safe, two dogs recused after roof fire in Bradenton

Around 7:45pm, flames broke out on the rear roof of a wood-frame home on the 500 block of 17th Street East. Fire crews arrived on scene within three minutes and found heavy flames.

Deputies: All lanes open after truck overturns on US 301 and 47th St in Sarasota

All lanes are open after a truck overturned on US 301 and 47th St in Sarasota.

Deputies: Unidentified woman demanded money from clerk at Motel 6 in Bradenton

On June 25, 2019 around 6:10 a.m. deputies say a woman wearing a dark hoodie and reading glasses walked into the Motel 6 located at 660 67th Street Circle E. and demanded money from the clerk, receiving an unknown amount then leaving the scene with unknown means of travel.

  Health Tip: How to know if you have sleep apnea and how to manage it

It's estimated that 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea and most of those cases go undiagnosed.

  Sarasota County man accused of pretending to be a doctor, offering therapy

Sarasota Police began investigating after receiving a tip that Phillip Stutzman was offering counseling or therapy sessions under the alias “Dr. Phillip Nikao” while claiming to have a Masters in Neuroscience and a Doctorate in Psychology.

  Officials: New downtown parking garage in Bradenton set to have space for 500 cars

New details about Bradenton’s new downtown parking garage! ABC7 reached out to city officials who tell us there are still several things on their to do list before it opens.

  Sarasota charter boat captain waived right to attend court

The Sarasota Charter Boat Captain accused of holding his passengers hostage for hours at sea, decided he didn’t want to go to court on Monday.

  FL Officials: Wildfire burning over 17,000 acres near I-75 in Alligator Alley caused by lightning

A wildfire burned over 17,000 acres near I-75 in Alligator Alligator Alley, while the Florida Forest Service says this was caused by lightning.

Carrie Underwood’s baby loves her singing. Dad’s, not so much

Jacob Bryan, the 5-month-old baby of singer Carrie Underwood and former NHL player Mike Fisher, clearly prefers one parent to the other when it comes to singing.

  U.S. State Department tell tourists to exercise increased caution when visiting the Dominican Republic

Triple A travel agent Sue Fitzgerald says Kunkel is not alone. She says quite a few people have already canceled trips to the country.

  Not everyone on board regarding Selby Gardens expansion plans, meeting pushed back to September

Debate heating up over Selby Gardens expansion plans.

  31-year-old Bradenton teacher accused of having sex with 15-year-old student

Kassandra Moore (aka Kassandra Thomas) was charged Monday, June 24 with four counts of lewd and lascivious battery and one count of transmission of harmful material to a minor.

Florida woman accused of theft after giving husband’s guns to police following his arrest for domestic violence

Courtney Irby gave her estranged husband's guns to police after he was charged with domestic violence-aggravated battery, only to find herself arrested for theft.

  Florida governor signs bill to promote career training

Besides promoting career and technical training, the new law will also require that high schools teach financial literacy and allow students to use computer science courses to help meet math and science graduation requirements.

  FDOT: Do you know the purpose of the “Emergency Shoulder Use?"

Often times, we are headed to work in a time crunch and unless you’ve been in an accident or severe weather you rarely use the “Emergency Shoulder."

21-year-old man arrested for DUI in Sarasota after driving wrong way on I-75

FHP was called around 1am on Sunday for reports of a driver going north in the southbound lanes. Troopers responded and found the vehicle at milemarker 171 facing north with its hazards on.

Crater appears in German field, apparently caused by WWII bomb

Residents heard a loud boom in the middle of the night. No one was injured.

  Money Saving Monday: How to save on car maintenance

This money saving Monday we're telling you how to get the best use out of your car so you can save some cash in the future.

Recipe for Carnitas in Local Beer Salsa by Birdrock Taco | Suncoast View

Dave from Birdrock Taco stops by Suncoast View with this recipe!

  Officials: Animal died, four adults displaced after fire started from a dryer in a Bradenton home

The fire was located around the 2100 block of 8th Avenue East around 1:10 a.m. Bradenton Fire Department says when they arrived to the scene, the house was fully engulfed in flames. Luckily, the family managed to evacuate the home unharmed.

  A day in the life of Nik Wallenda

Nikolas Wallenda was born 40 years ago in Sarasota. With three TV specials involving Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon and Chicago, he's not a worldwide celebrity.

  The tragic history of the Wallendas

The Wallenda family has been tempting fate for generations, but fate hasn't always been kind.

  2017: Circus rehearsal accident devastates Wallenda Family

Nik Wallenda, his sister Lijana and others were practicing an eight-person pyramid for an upcoming show when suddenly performers lost their balance and tumbled more than 30-feet to the ground.

  Deputies identify woman who died in weekend house fire in Sarasota

Jennifer Larson, 52, died in a fire that destroyed her home on the 5400 block of New Covington Drive around 4:30pm on Sunday.

VIRAL: Florida driver accidentally drove into a pool, hit gas instead of brakes

One Florida driver accidentally drove in a pool in Hillsborough County and the Sheriff’s Office captured the photos on Facebook their page.

Suncoast: What are some obstacles you’ve overcome in life?

Here on the Suncoast we have a lot of high wire heroes and one of our most noted individuals is Nik Wallenda. As Wallenda and his sister walk the high wire on Sunday, June 23 at 8 p.m. over Times Square in New York City he still remembers the tragic fall of 2017.

  Deputies: Investigation underway after multiple gunshots were fired at a home in Sarasota

An investigation is underway after Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office says multiple gunshots were fired a home early Sunday morning.

Crews respond to smoke coming through McDonald’s roof in Sarasota

On Sunday morning, reports of smoke coming through a McDonald’s roof in Sarasota alerted fire crews immediately.

  New traffic patterns underway on I-75 construction and SR 70

There is a new traffic pattern for people exiting northbound from the interstate onto State Road 70.

  New luxury apartments coming to crowded corridor in Ellenton

In this week’s Manatee County Commission Meeting, developers pitched plans for a new luxury apartment complex in Ellenton just north of the Prime Outlet Mall.

  Florida nears detailed information on health charges

Florida health care regulators now say that a much-promised website to help residents shop for health care will have specific information about what facilities charge by this fall.

  Democratic candidates rally Latinos vs. Trump in Miami forum

Eight of the 22 presidential candidates were in South Florida on Friday, taking part in the 36th Annual Presidential Candidate Forum.

  Over 600 students enrolled in education based summer programs

More than 600 students are participating in fun summer programs on the Suncoast that are focused science and reading.

  Florida’s May unemployment rate shows drop from April’s percentage

Florida’s unemployment rate for May showed a slight drop from the month prior.

  SRQ Airport awarded $3.6M after Buchanan push

Congressman Vern Buchanan announced on Friday that the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport was given $3.6 million dollar by the Federal Aviation Authority for a drainage and water management system improvement project.

  Girlfriends remembering teens killed in fiery car crash on John Ringling Bridge

Girlfriends remembering teens killed in car crash in Sarasota.

  After calling off strikes on Iran, Trump suggests patience

On Friday, President Trump confirmed reports that the United States was just minutes away from launching a retaliatory strike against Iran.

  Florida governor signs $91 billion state budget

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed an almost $91 billion budget that provides hundreds of millions of dollars for protecting water resources and offers almost $3 billion in hurricane recovery and preparedness efforts.

  Police conducting death investigation of 74-year-old woman in Nokomis

Police are currently conducting a death investigation in the 500 block of Rousseau Drive in Nokomis.

Incident cleared on Northgate Boulevard in Sarasota

The incident has cleared on Northgate Boulevard at U.S. 301 in Sarasota County.

Scene cleared on the Desoto Bridge after traffic crash

The scene has cleared on Desoto Bridge in Manatee County where a traffic crash occurred earlier in the afternoon.

Traffic accident blocked northbound lanes on 14th Street West in Manatee County

There has been traffic accident on 14th Street West at 36 Avenue West in Manatee County.

  ‘No Swim’ advisory lifted at the Venice Fishing Pier

Sarasota County health officials have issued a “No Swim" advisory for the Venice Fishing Pier.