In the aftermath of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, critics of Sheriff Scott Israel — including parents of victims — are demanding accountability over a four-year-old assault by the sheriff's son when he attended the high school.
'Deeply saddened' by the death of Ethan Coley, a 1-year-old scalded while in the care of his long-troubled mom, DCF is seeking a change in the law in hopes of preventing similar tragedies. A report released Thursday cited a variety of failures to protect the boy.
Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy Armando Sorell has to serve 30 days of house arrest and a year on probation after he was found guilty of trespassing into a Loxahatchee-area woman's home and slipping into bed with her in his underwear.
A man trying to rob a Bradenton store dropped a cash register on a store clerk's head during a fight after he demanded money from the register Wednesday night, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.