Troopers arrested Michael Platts, 60, after they say he pointed a rifle at another driver while traveling south on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge Saturday morning.
Troopers say a Tampa woman survived a fiery crash with a gas tanker that she caused by veering into the truck while drunk.
It's been nearly a month and no new wastewater discharges have been needed at the old Piney Point fertilizer plant after workers installed a steel plate to stop the leak. Now, the major concern is the remaining wastewater.
Two people were injured early Sunday morning following a house party in Bradenton, according to the Manatee County Sherriff’s Office.
Masks could soon be added to the list of items not required in Manatee County schools.
For loyal customers and business owners who have called the DeSoto Square Mall home for decades, its closure is an end of an era.
Behind barbed wire and bars, Victor Woods spends hours each week working with those in the inmate recovery pod. He used to be one of them. Now he listens, talks and works to uplift those serving time in jail.
A Manatee County teen finally received what she's longed for -- a mother. And while she's 19 years old, she's proving you're never too old to find the love of a family.
Drivers in Manatee County and Sarasota County have one more reason to be careful on the roadways.
Since December, Manatee County has put 160,000 COVID-19 vaccines into people's arms. But demand has waned at country-run vaccine sites so they've decided to let the pharmacies handle it from here.
Tampa Bay Watch searches the waters near Port Manatee by drone and by boat looking for algae blooms after approximately 215 million gallons of water were released from an old phosphate plant.
Manatee County commissioners have extended the state of emergency that was issued weeks ago when a leak sprung at the old Piney Point phosphate plant wastewater stacks.
A 27-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning in Bradenton, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
A 3-year-old boy from Bowling Green, FL, was killed Saturday afternoon after being hit by a pickup truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
A three-year-old child was hit and killed by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on the south Skyway fishing pier in Manatee County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
John L. Wingate, 25, a substitute teacher in Manatee County, has been arrested for possession of child pornography, according to the Bradenton Police Department.
Manatee County's 911 center has received over 2,400 calls regarding COVID-19 patients since the beginning of the pandemic. Operators have had to adapt to changes in the types of calls they've received, but their roles remain vital as ever.
A family-owned honey company gives homeowners the opportunity to raise bees in their own backyards -- and collect some delicious honey as their reward. The small business also hires individuals with special needs to give them employment opportunities and training.
The Tampa Bay Coastal Ocean Model was designed by USF's College of Marine Science to track red tide. Now the model is being used to forecast where nutrients from Piney Point will end up.
The state expects to put more than $115 million toward closing the site of the former Piney Point phosphate plant where a reservoir leak set off a wastewater crisis in Manatee County.