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One Killed, One Badly Injured In Separate Hit-And-Runs

Florida authorities are looking for two motorists involved in serious hit-and-run accidents over the weekend.

07/13/2014

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Counties, DJJ Renew Legal Fight About Detention Costs

A decade into a dispute about how to divvy up the costs of detaining young offenders, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and more than two-dozen counties are digging in for more legal fighting.

07/07/2014

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Two Sarasota Cops Save Baby Choking On Chicken Bone

Quick thinking by two Sarasota police officers helped save the life of an 11-month old baby.

07/03/2014

Source: AP (Josh Anderson)

Police: Car Driving Away From Cops Crashes Into Home

A car, driving away from police, crashed into a Sarasota home Saturday killing one woman inside the residence.

04/19/2014

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Researchers Study Sharks’ Sense Of Smell, Vision

If a shark’s nose was plugged, would it still be able to hunt? Some scientists say yes.

04/02/2014

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One Of 2 Winning “Fantasy 5″ Tickets Purchased In Hialeah; No Big “Mega Money” Winners

Friday’s “Fantasy 5” drawing will likely make two players extra merry this holiday season.

12/07/2013

Trader Joe's opened in Pinecrest on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Customers Frustrated By Lack Of Parking At Trader Joe’s

The store many South Floridian’s have been waiting on for years finally opened in Pinecrest Friday. However, getting in and out of the extremely popular specialty grocery store was more difficult than many people expected.

CBS Miami–10/20/2013

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Police: Mom Shot Child, Turned Gun On Herself

Police in Sarasota said a mother shot her child and then turned the gun on herself.

09/01/2013

A food truck employee hands a plate of food to a customer.  (Source: CBS4)

Miami Food Trucks Record Could Be Broken

Nearly 100 food trucks gathered in Tampa to try and take the record from Miami for the most food trucks in one spot.

09/01/2013

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Florida-Based Tightrope Walker To Cross Gorge Near Grand Canyon

A Sarasota man continuing his family’s legacy of performing death-defying tricks will walk a tightrope, without a tether, near the Grand Canyon Sunday.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

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