According to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, if you can afford to rent, you may be able to afford to purchase a home. This educational video discusses down payments, opportunities for financial assistance and loans and how to contact HUD for information.
High school students across Florida staged walkouts and protests to show solidarity and demand tougher state and federal gun laws. The protests were in response to the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people.
Manatee County Sheriff's Office Capt. Dennis Romano asks parents to wait outside Southeast High School in Bradenton while the campus was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning after a threatening note was found.
With the theme "It All Begins in Bradenton," the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, Feb. 19, held their first full-squad workout of the 2018 spring training season at Pirate City in Bradenton. Also, manager Clint Hurdle discusses the reacquisition of Sean Rodriguez and the work ethic of first baseman Josh Bell on this Bucs Vlog post.
Flash floods hit residents living in North Texas on Tuesday, February 20, after a deluge of rain battered parts of the state. Videos showed roads flooded by rain. Some motorists became stranded in their vehicles as a result of the downpour, according to local news reports. The flood warning was forecast to remain in place into Wednesday, February 21.
The Pasco Sheriff’s Office said it was called to a home in Sable Ridge, Florida, after a resident discovered an alligator hiding under a truck in their driveway on February 20. This footage, shared by the Pasco Sheriff’s Office, shows the 8.5-foot-long gator struggling with its captor after being removed using a lasso.
Johnson County Emergency Management's Jamie Moore shows the damage caused by high winds or a tornado, and explains how the service will be working to investigate what happened and help the citizens affected.