A new Florida poll gives Hillary Clinton a two-point lead over Donald Trump in the state. The Mason-Dixon poll of likely voters in Florida shows Clinton in front of Trump 44 percent to 42. Gary Johnson receives six percent, and Jill Stein has two percent. Officials see the central part of the state as the […]
Charlotte County’s first breast milk depot has opened, but it needs donations. The Baby Place at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte has the depot in its NICU. WZVN-TV describes it as a collection site for mothers to donate milk to Mother’s Milk Bank of Florida. This nonprofit organization helps supply milk to premature babies in need.
Police in North Port have found a man with drugs, money, and guns. This has happened while working with probation officers. A dog has helped detectives find all this. The stash includes two pounds of marijuana, nearly an ounce of crack, a stolen fully-loaded assault rifle, and $20,000 in cash. Someone reported the rifle stole […]
A Sarasota woman died in a crash yesterday. The highway patrol says it happened at Tamiami Trail and Constitution Boulevard. It claims 63-year-old Eleanor Grochowski traveled eastbound from the southbound left-turn lane from Tamiami to Constitution. A Dodge pickup hit Grochowski’s Acura. She died at the scene. The patrol says the other driver did not […]
Traffic keeps moving on a Sarasota road after yesterday’s water main break. Water utility officials worked to repair the rupture at Bee Ridge Road and Oakhurst Boulevard. The damaged main closed the road, and that affected 20 businesses. The road reopened with delays.