The 2018 Heintz & Becker Seafood Fest at Sutton Park in Palmetto is open to the public March 23-25. The event features dozens of seafood delicacies, live music and local arts and crafts vendors. Admission is free.
A man on a recent sunset stroll on the sands of Miami Beach spotted a shark swimming around feet from the shore -- right within wading distance. However, nurse sharks, as this one appears to be, are gentle creatures. They rarely bite humans unless they’re provoked — experts say nurse sharks bite Floridians one to three times a year.
The historic home built near the Gamble mansion has had a storied past; it's future is more uncertain. In 1925, the United Daughters of the Confederacy came together to buy the Gamble Mansion, then the organization donated it to the state. A recent visit from state officials may determine the old home's destiny.
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Jose Osuna of the Pittsburgh Pirates smashes a home run to the outfield roof at LECOM Park in Bradenton during a March 19, 2018, spring training game against the Minnesota Twins. The Pirates wrap up spring training on March 27 and then head from Bradenton to Detroit to face the Tigers on March 29 to open the 2018 Major League Baseball season.
President Donald Trump's White House is threatened by allegations from his past, with court cases looming from an adult film star, a former Playboy model and a reality show contestant. Trump has denied accusations from all three women.
A police officer was hit in the head by a flying object during a protest for Stephon Clark at Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center on March 22. Protesters blocked the entrance to the arena and marched through the streets. Clark was unarmed when he was shot and killed by Sacramento Police Department officers at his grandparents’ backyard on March 18.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency on March 20, 2018, released promotional videos for the National Flood Insurance Program. Featured in this installment is Gary Boggs, a retired U.S. Army sergeant, who purchased flood insurance from the NFIP to protect his biggest asset, his Jacksonville rental property. Here, Boggs discuss how flood insurance made rebuilding possible after Hurricane Irma struck in September 2017.
The Pittsburgh Pirates will wrap up spring training on March 27 and then head from Bradenton to Detroit to face the Tigers on March 29 to open the 2018 Major League Baseball season. The Pirates have their home opener on April 2 against the Minnesota Twins at PNC Park.
He's hitting .333 (11 for 33) over his last 10 games during the 2018 spring training season for the Bradenton-based Pittsburgh Pirates, so it feels like a good time to get to know third baseman Colin Moran. Moran was acquired with three other Houston Astros players in January for pitcher Gerrit Cole. The final spring home game for this year is March 26 when the Bucs host the Philadelphia Phillies.
Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight on Thursday, March 22, 2018, posted a video in which he discusses school safety options and urges Sarasota County schools officials to make decisions soon on the use of additional resource officers from the sheriff's office.
A singing principal in Florence, Kentucky, whose musical school closing announcements have gone viral, was back on March 21 letting parents know Union Pointe Academy was closed due to a spring snowstorm. In a video posted to the school’s Facebook page, Chad Caddell appeared in front of a keyboard to the opening notes of Billy Joel’s Piano Man. Caddell poked fun at himself, singing about “that principal who thinks he’s hilarious” and joking that parents may slash his tires due to the high amount of snow days.