Man Causing Death In 2015 DUI Sent To Prison

A 25-year-old man is headed to prison and will never be allowed to drive again after a DUI crash from 2015 that killed a woman and injured several others. The Sarasota accident happened the night after a party that William Patrick Russell attended. Russell was driving home and hit a vehicle that itself hit two […]

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Same Dog, Same Problem As Lawsuit Is Filed

A dog that attacked a child last year has his owner facing more legal troubles after the dog allegedly latched onto to a 17-year-old girl. The Bradenton black lab is owned Dr. Paul Gartenberg and, according to documents filed in court, seriously injured the girl and had to be pulled off the victim. The lawsuit […]

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Florida Legislature Looks to Declare Porn a ‘Public Health Risk’

Florida could declare pornography a public health risk that needs education, research and policy changes to protect Floridians, according to a resolution overwhelmingly approved by a House committee Thursday. The resolution is being sponsored by Republican Rep. Ross Spano, who is also a candidate for attorney general. He told the House Health & Human Services […]

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in North Port

A medical marijuana dispensary opened its doors Thursday in North Port. With other southwest Florida cities banning dispensaries, Surterra Wellness on Tamiami Trail is likely the closest location for those living in those other towns. Surterra offers products from oils, sprays, lotions and vaporizer pens. Amendment 2 was passed by 71 percent of voters in […]

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