Hoping to crack a burglary ring that extends across Manatee and Sarasota counties, the Bradenton Police Department¿s SWAT team broke down a front door, arrested two suspects and searched for stolen goods at a duplex in the 1600 block of Ninth Avenue West.
Former Bradenton Police Deputy Chief Warren Merriman has been ordered to serve three months probation after being found guilty of one count of petty theft for submitting hours he did not work during an off-duty detail at McKechnie Field but had a subordinate cover so he could go to a tennis match.
Just days away from starting its first draft, Major League Football has disclosed to the Securities and Exchange Commission that an investor pulled out of a contract that would have brought $20 million to the fledgling league.
Final details for the Bradenton Area River Regatta. Regatta officials say all systems are go, rain or shine. There is a 61 percent chance of late afternoon showers on Saturday with somewhat windy conditions and a high of 59 degrees.
Jordan Finlon and John Karl Tuxford died after they were kidnapped at gunpoint, he was shot five times and she was stabbed more than 30 times in an act of revenge for stealing money from one of the suspects in their murders, according to detectives with the Manatee County Sheriff's Office Homicide Investigative Unit.