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Crime

Closing arguments underway in federal conspiracy trial

Closing arguments are underway in the federal trial of six men charged with being responsible for an expansive conspiracy to commit crimes, including nine homicides, drug trafficking, kidnapping and robberies that plagued Manatee and Sarasota counties since at least 2006.

Education

In Manatee County District 1 school board, voters face 4 candidates

Come November, a new face with join the dais and assume the Manatee County School Board District 1 seat. After 10 years on the board, incumbent Bob Gause decided not to run for re-election in the non-partisan race, where candidates must live in the district they wish to represent, but voters across the county get to weigh in. With four contenders in the race for the Aug. 30 primary, it’s unlikely any one candidate will earn more than 50 percent of the vote to win outright in August.

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Rubonia residents look forward to future neighborhood improvements

Rubonia residents spoke at Tuesday's commission meeting where commissioners unanimously approved the Rubonia Neighborhood Action Plan.
caronson@bradenton.com
Rubonia residents look forward to future neighborhood improvements 1:50

Rubonia residents look forward to future neighborhood improvements

3 men, 1 woman arrested in death of Auburndale man 1:41

3 men, 1 woman arrested in death of Auburndale man

Surveillance video - Sarasota Police attempt to identify two grand theft subjects 1:35

Surveillance video - Sarasota Police attempt to identify two grand theft subjects

Mayor Gimenez reacts to Zika cases found in Miami Beach 2:55

Mayor Gimenez reacts to Zika cases found in Miami Beach

Videos

Rubonia residents look forward to future neighborhood improvements

Rubonia residents spoke at Tuesday's commission meeting where commissioners unanimously approved the Rubonia Neighborhood Action Plan.
caronson@bradenton.com
Rubonia residents look forward to future neighborhood improvements 1:50

Rubonia residents look forward to future neighborhood improvements

3 men, 1 woman arrested in death of Auburndale man 1:41

3 men, 1 woman arrested in death of Auburndale man

Surveillance video - Sarasota Police attempt to identify two grand theft subjects 1:35

Surveillance video - Sarasota Police attempt to identify two grand theft subjects

Mayor Gimenez reacts to Zika cases found in Miami Beach 2:55

Mayor Gimenez reacts to Zika cases found in Miami Beach