Florida judge blocks 15 week abortion ban
Florida judge blocks 15 week abortion ban

Judge John Cooper sided with them, ruling on Thursday that the law is unconstitutional and "violates the privacy provision of the Florida constitution."

June 30th, 4:08 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
Man wanted for Port Charlotte shooting arrested in Gainesville
June 30th, 3:44 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
Car found in rural North Port with body inside
June 29th, 9:40 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
Nikki Fried: I'll use "full weight" of governor's office to help enshrine right to abortion in constitution
Nikki Fried: I'll use "full weight" of governor's office to help enshrine right to abortion in constitution

Commissioner Fried joined SNN to respond to arguments made by those who oppose abortion rights, as well as talk about what she would do as governor on the issue of abortion rights.

June 26th, 5:49 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Punta Gorda's eyes set on city hall expansion
Punta Gorda's eyes set on city hall expansion

The majority of the funding will come from the city’s 1% sales tax fund.

June 27th, 7:40 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Gas prices fall 21 cents in Florida over two weeks
Gas prices fall 21 cents in Florida over two weeks

As a whole, the US price of oil declined 11% during the past two weeks.

June 27th, 7:22 AM EDT by SNN Newsroom
President Biden signs national gun safety bill
President Biden signs national gun safety bill

The measure closes the so-called boyfriend loophole in domestic violence law, which keeps guns away from unmarried dating partners convicted of abuse.

June 25th, 12:52 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
AFL-CIO of Florida endorses Charlie Crist
AFL-CIO of Florida endorses Charlie Crist

According to the Herald Tribune, the AFL-CIO endorsed Crist on Friday in his race in the Democratic primary against Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, Democrat Nikki Fried.

June 25th, 12:24 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Push-in ceremony held for new Charlotte County fire engine
Push-in ceremony held for new Charlotte County fire engine

The fire truck "Push-In Ceremony" is a tradition that dates back to the late 1800s when horses pulled fire engines.

June 20th, 6:42 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
Weekend shooting in Charlotte County was an accident
Weekend shooting in Charlotte County was an accident

Detectives determined the incident was an accidental discharge of a firearm by a juvenile.

June 20th, 6:13 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
Man sentenced for 2019 sexual battery in Port Charlotte
Man sentenced for 2019 sexual battery in Port Charlotte

Damien Meeks, 46, was found guilty and sentenced to 20 years in prison, followed by 30 years of sex offender probation.

June 20th, 5:51 PM EDT by Cynthia McLaughlin
Congressman Charlie Crist talks affordable housing with SNN
Congressman Charlie Crist talks affordable housing with SNN

Marco La Manno was able to speak to Congressman Crist recently about one of the biggest issues in Florida: the home insurance crisis.

June 19th, 5:44 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Florida cities, counties can now ban smoking on beaches
Florida cities, counties can now ban smoking on beaches

Many of Florida's most popular beaches and parks may choose to no longer allow smoking.

June 19th, 12:18 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
Nikki Fried speaks with SNN on her plan to combat soaring insurance and rent
Nikki Fried speaks with SNN on her plan to combat soaring insurance and rent

Commissioner Nikki Fried says Florida's government has failed on the issue of affordable housing.

June 12th, 6:11 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
Nikki Fried urges Florida reps to keep cannabis provision in COMPETES Act
Nikki Fried urges Florida reps to keep cannabis provision in COMPETES Act

Fried wants the Florida delegation on this committee to keep a cannabis banking provision in the bill.

May 14th, 12:21 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
The keys to a financially secure home this hurricane season
The keys to a financially secure home this hurricane season

While hurricane season historically peaks in August and September, now is the time to get your financial house in order so you're not scrambling to figure things out if a storm approaches/makes landfall.

May 9th, 10:11 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
DeSantis getting millions from real estate, realtors
DeSantis getting millions from real estate, realtors

In this interview, we hear why real estate loves DeSantis and how or if this will affect the special session on Florida's home insurance crisis.

May 3rd, 10:39 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
Climate change incentives could get Floridians greener quickly
Climate change incentives could get Floridians greener quickly

Limiting damage throughout the state is good for lives and is good for the economy, says climate scientist Bob Bunting.

April 21st, 8:41 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
Florida government 'priorities were not in order,' failed to tackle home insurance
April 6th, 8:04 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
Florida home insurance skyrockets 25%, rest of nation only 4%
Florida home insurance skyrockets 25%, rest of nation only 4%

Florida's home insurance skyrocketed more than any state in the U.S.

April 5th, 1:07 PM EDT by Marco La Manno
FBA Marching Assessment celebrates best of Suncoast marching bands
FBA Marching Assessment celebrates best of Suncoast marching bands

The FBA MPAs are back, and Suncoast bands are ready to perform and dazzle you.

October 28th, 9:15 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
Band of the Week 2021 - Lemon Bay High Marching Manta Rays
Band of the Week 2021 - Lemon Bay High Marching Manta Rays

ENGLEWOOD - Change came quickly for the Lemon Bay High Marching Manta Rays.

September 16th, 8:38 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
Soaring over the Suncoast and famed attorney: this week in video games
Soaring over the Suncoast and famed attorney: this week in video games

Soaring in Microsoft Flight Simulator and pointing your finger at The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles.

August 6th, 9:12 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
Flood relief for Punta Gorda approved
Flood relief for Punta Gorda approved

The Boca Grande Boulevard neighborhood experiences severe flooding every rainy season.

June 5th, 12:11 PM EDT by SNN Newsroom
The New Normal Of Weather
The New Normal Of Weather

The average period will be from 1991 to 2020, from 1981 to 2010 before.

April 13th, 7:26 AM EDT by Marco La Manno
Atlantic Hurricane Season could officially start in May soon
Atlantic Hurricane Season could officially start in May soon

After six seasons of storms forming before June, the official start date to the Atlantic Hurricane Season may be pushed back from June to May.

March 1st, 12:17 PM EST by Marco La Manno
Garage and lawn two areas to prioritize now for hurricane season
Garage and lawn two areas to prioritize now for hurricane season

This is a calmer and cooler time of the year, which makes it even easier to get your home ready and not have to rush.

February 5th, 9:06 AM EST by Marco La Manno
September 2020 was the hottest September on record worldwide, third hottest in Sarasota-Bradenton
September 2020 was the hottest September on record worldwide, third hottest in Sarasota-Bradenton

SARASOTA - 2020 edges out 2015 and 2016 and breaks the record for the planet's hottest September.

October 15th, 7:48 AM EDT by Marco La Manno

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