A fatal crash involving five vehicles shut down 301 southbound in Manatee County on Tuesday. Troopers say distracted driving was likely to blame.
There was a tad too much body spray discharged on a school bus in Parrish, Florida.
Manatee County deputies are working to identify a man in surveillance video who, they say, is a person of interest in the case of a horse slaughtered for its meat.
There's a lot of work happening at the Salvation Army in Manatee County to make Christmas wishes come true for 1,800 children.
After nourishing a dog back to health in Afghanistan, soldiers are trying to raise money to bring their new friend home.
Man seen on surveillance video is a person of interest in Palmetto horse slaughter case.
The owner of a stolen Palmetto horse ended up finding the animal's remains. It had apparently been butchered for meat.
Christmas came early for a young Florida boy with cerebral palsy when he received a surprise visit from Santa Claus at his home in Palmetto on November 27.
Proceeds from two Christmas tree lots in Manatee County are helping people who are recovering from addiction. The trees recently caused Edward Bryant and his girlfriend, who were passing by, to stop.
Nereida Araujo is happy to be back in Bradenton, safe and sound. The mom who went into labor while on a flight to Charlotte has returned home to Manatee County with her newborn baby.
Several hundred people came together Wednesday afternoon to pay their respects to a hometown soldier killed during a training mission in South Korea. 20-year-old Nicholas Panipinto of Bradenton died after the vehicle he was in rolled over.
Freddy Gilliland is a name just about everyone knows in the Manatee County fishing village of Cortez. Deputies say he's now fighting for his life after a man hit him with a truck and dragged him down the street.
When it comes to celebrity cars - the Family Truckster, Christine, and even Burt Reynolds' 1971 Ford Galaxy 500 from "White Lightning" - none hold as much recognition as the Bandit.
At Brookside Middle School, female students said something happening inside Maxwell Guss's classroom wasn't right. Investigators say their suspicions were not the result of paranoia - and administrators may have failed to report allegations of misconduct as far back as 2017, when Guss worked at a high school.
Six students from Manatee County are about to travel across the globe to face off in the Formula 1 World Constructors' Championship (WCC).
Fredy told his teacher he was allowed to walk home from school, so she let him go. He ended up at a familiar place, but his mom wants to make sure it doesn't happen again.
Wednesday night, the body of Army Spc. Nicholas Panipinto was flown to Tampa and escorted to his hometown in Manatee County.
The body of a soldier from Manatee County is on the way home after a training exercise ended tragically in South Korea. The U.S. Army says 20-year-old Nicholas Panipinto was killed when his armored vehicle overturned last week at Camp Humphreys.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers are searching for a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a Palmetto pedestrian on Veterans Day.
Letters spouting white supremacist rhetoric were left for residents in the diverse Village of the Arts neighborhood. The website of a neo-Nazi group was included on the pages.