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Three arrested in Bradenton home invasion

BRADENTON, Fla. - At approximately 3:36 a.m., officers of the Bradenton Police Department responded to the 400 block of 22nd Avenue West to investigate …

Sarasota community leader dies after car drives through home

SARASOTA, Fla. -Jakeilah R. Weeks, 24, of Tampa is facing charges of vehicular homicide, along with burglary, 2 counts battery, petit theft, and obstruc…

No sign of boaters after mayday call

VENICE- The U.S. Coast Guard is looking for a small vessel that's missing off the coast of Venice Beach.

Riverwalk expansion plans in the works

BRADENTON---It may take a while for it to actually happen, but plans are in the works to expand Bradenton's top attraction, the Riverwalk.

DeSoto Heritage Festival kicks off in Palmetto

PALMETTO, FL. – The DeSoto Heritage Festival kicked on Good Friday with a children's parade in Palmetto.

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Community

Event of the Week: Vaudeville

SARASOTA, Fla. -- With Easter and Passover happening this weekend, you may be looking for entertainment to please a wide range of tastes and age groups.…

Event of the Week: Shark's Tooth Festival

VENICE, Fla. – The Venice Shark’s Tooth Festival is one of our unique events here on the Suncoast, and it's a great place to take the family this weeken…

Suncoast Scene - April 3rd

SARASOTA, Fla. – In this week’s Suncoast Scene, you can take a trip back in time to old Florida at the Duette Cracker Fest.  Or if you’re more intereste…

Nominations open for 7 Who Care Awards 2014

SARASOTA, Fla. - ABC 7 is proud to announce our call for nominations for the 3rd Annual 7 Who Care Awards.

Event of the Week: Sarasota Film Festival

SARASOTA, Fla. - Sarasota's going Hollywood, as for the 15th year we roll out the red carpet for the Sarasota Film Festival. And that’s our Event of the Week.

Business

Providence, RI sues firms over stock trades

Providence, R.I. is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading.

Plane spotted in Iran is registered to Utah bank

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement that has prompted recent warnings…

Judge says American can't end retiree benefits yet

DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge is telling American Airlines that it can't yet act alone to cut off benefits for many retirees.

Railroad says its committed to hauling fertilizer

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Canadian Pacific Railway has told a federal oversight board that moving fertilizer for spring planting does not present a "signifi…

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.

Sports News

Reds beat Cubs...Mets deal Davis to Bucs...Chapman progressing...Scheppers shelved

CHICAGO (AP) — Alfredo Simon allowed an unearned run while pitching into the seventh inning of Cincinnati's third straight win, 4-1 over the Chicago Cub…

76ers owner Harris calls 19-win season 'success'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris calls the 19-win season a success.

Thunder G Westbrook healthy for Memphis series

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder hope dynamic point guard Russell Westbrook is the difference when they meet the Memphis Grizzlies in the …

TNT's Sager to miss NBA playoffs due to leukemia

ATLANTA (AP) — TNT analyst Craig Sager will miss the NBA playoffs as he undergoes treatment for leukemia.

D-Backs activate OF Ross after hip surgery

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have reinstated outfielder Cody Ross from the disabled list and designated left-handed reliever Ryan Rowland-Smi…

Entertainment

A few of the best events on the Suncoast this Sunday April 20

Sarasota, Fla. -- The ABC 7 Event calendar is just the ticket for planning a Sunday of fun and excitement on the Suncoast.  We list events from across M…

A Few of the Best Events on the Suncoast this Weekend April 18 - 20

The ABC 7 Event calendar is just the ticket for planning a Week of fun and excitement on the Suncoast.  We list events from across Manatee, Sarasota, Ch…

A Few of the Best Family Friendly Events on the Suncoast this Weekend April 18 - 20

The ABC 7 Event calendar is just the ticket for planning a Weekend of Family fun and excitement on the Suncoast.  We list events from across Manatee, Sa…

A few of the best events on the Suncoast this Saturday April 19

The ABC 7 Event calendar is just the ticket for planning a Saturday of fun and excitement on the Suncoast, Manatee to Sarasota, Venice and beyond.

A Few of The Best Events on the Suncoast this Friday April 18

The ABC 7 Event calendar is just the ticket for planning a Friday of fun and excitement on the Suncoast, Manatee to Sarasota, Venice and beyond.