At Five Points Park in Sarasota, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords joined Democratic congressional candidate David Shapiro for a rally on gun violence. The Sarasota attorney is running for his party's nomination to challenge Rep. Vern Buchanan.
A Sarasota divorce and family lawyer was arrested Thursday after police say an investigation revealed he misappropriated more than $200,000 of client funds between December 2014 and August 2017, according to Sarasota police.
A Bradenton man was arrested on several warrants after a search warrant found fentanyl, methamphetamine, pills and guns inside an apartment. Deputies say he was knowingly using the apartment for drug trafficking.
Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood are suing the Department of Health and Human Services over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people.