+Sheriff searches for student stalker
Police are looking for a man who tried to lure a Phillippi Shores Elementary School student into
his sport utility vehicle Wednesday.
+Manatee County public servant arrested for child molestation
An East County man serving as a commissioner for the Southern Manatee Fire & Rescue District has been arrested on charges of molesting several children over the last seven years and suspended
from public office.
+Car crash splits car in half
A fatal car crash early Wednesday has left one man dead and another critically injured.
+Gasoline shortage for certain stations
Several gas stations in Southwest Florida are without gasoline because of a tanker shipment issue.
+Siesta businesses boom in season
Businesses on the Key say the No. 1 beach ranking and warm weather are translating into a double-digit
increase in seasonal tourist traffic.