Manatee County officials say a “county-wide crime spree” over the weekend resulted in damaged property, stolen motorcycles, and stolen goods. Now law enforcement is trying to round up dozens of suspects who may have been involved.
Bradenton police arrested 18-year-old Kashell Brianna Watson on Thursday after they say she shot and killed a 28-year-old man.
Sarasota police arrested Kelly Gaffney, 49, on 241 felony charges and 26 misdemeanor charges after they say she wrote fraudulent prescriptions in her name and her son’s name for two years.
Strike teams from the state are focused on testing patients and staff of long-term care facilities.
The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Timothy Rodgers, who they consider missing and endangered.
A Bradenton boy with Down syndrome was excited to turn 11 years old, until the coronavirus interrupted his plans. But it took the community to step in and make his birthday special anyway.
One teen was killed Saturday night and another was injured following a shooting at 5916 13th Street Court East.
Like most people, Candace Hames is working from home at her apartment at The Lory of Braden River. But something in her attic has been stirring.
Big Earth Landscaping Supply says business is booming as people fight off feelings of claustrophobia and cabin fever during the COVID-19 pandemic, and 'stay at home' orders, by working in their yard.
Despite a curfew in place in Manatee County, Bradenton police had to break up a block party Saturday night, complete with a DJ and 70-plus attendees. But officers were careful to enforce the rules without writing any tickets.
Manatee County deputies arrested Nathaniel Garza, 15, after he allegedly shot and killed a man sitting in a car.
At Happy Gospel Church in Manatee County, times haven't been so happy because social distancing caused members to miss out on weekly services.
Business is evolving at Tyton Design and Development. Three weeks ago, the staff switched gears from producing medical supplies for people in wheelchairs to producing face masks - and they're doing it by the thousands.
Manatee County deputies are searching for Angela Pavers who was last seen around 4:40 a.m. Saturday morning. Deputies said she was walking away from Centerstone headed toward 26th E. in Bradenton.
Bradenton police said they found the person in charge of caring for a child who was found alone.
A man wanted by the FBI for federal drug charges was shot by two Manatee County deputies Thursday night. Cecil Trulove is now recovering in the hospital.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers said they arrested a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a man on a moped overnight.
A death investigation is underway in Bradenton after a person was found shot, police say.
Walter Rivas said he thought of his family when he rescued a group of children and their parents from their burning apartment last month.
This might be the most adorable volunteer opportunity ever: a Bradenton animal rescue is looking for anyone who wants to foster and bottle-feed tiny kittens this spring.