Airman was left for dead by SEALs, but there are signs he fought al-Qaida alone

The Air Force secretary is pushing for a Medal of Honor, the military’s highest award, for John Chapman after new technology used in an examination of videos from aircraft flying overhead helped officials conclude that the sergeant had killed two fighters with al-Qaida – one in hand-to-hand combat – after he was left for dead.

Tariah White was alleged victim in prior child protective investigation

Despite child protective investigators never finding any evidence of abuse in the past, 10-month-old Tariah White had been the subject of an investigation before. Her suspected killer and mother’s boyfriend, Eric Neri, also has faced violent criminal charges before involving his own child’s mother.

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45 seconds of Anna Maria Island goes a long way

Anna Maria Island beach therapy cures all. AMI is just west of Bradenton, south of Tampa Bay, north of Sarasota and east of the spectacular Gulf of Mexico. Video by Marc R. Masferrer
mmasferrer@bradenton.com
45 seconds of Anna Maria Island goes a long way 0:56

45 seconds of Anna Maria Island goes a long way

Braden River football head coach Curt Bradley assesses Friday's shutout victory over Bayshore 0:50

Braden River football head coach Curt Bradley assesses Friday's shutout victory over Bayshore

Rashad West loses first game as Southeast head coach 0:47

Rashad West loses first game as Southeast head coach

Palmetto uses new recipe to upset Fort Myers in opener 0:46

Palmetto uses new recipe to upset Fort Myers in opener

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