“American Idol” judge Lionel Richie launches his Hello Tour in Texas. He has three dates in Florida at Seminole Hard Rock Live Event Center and Jacksonville and Tampa. Plus a new “Live from Las Vegas” album.
Jon Omer Sengul, a homeless man, called police to say he paid four people at a Days Inn in West Palm Beach $500 for sex. They didn’t deliver. The Florida man was charged with solicitation for prostitution.
A Big Pine Key man was arrested Monday after police said he dragged a cat on a leash behind his motorized scooter. He was intoxicated at the time, police said. The cat remained alive Monday in the Florida Keys.
A proposal to lower the speed limit on U.S. 41 between Tallevast Road and University Parkway, and slim six lanes to four was hailed as a step toward reining in speeding, making the New College and USF campuses safer to exit and enter.
Bradenton Herald letter to editor: In his reaction to Attorney General William Barr’s summary of Robert Mueller’s report on Russia investigation, Donald Trump exposed his hypocrisy. Trump was big backer of birther movemement against Barack Obama.
The DeSoto Bridge won’t be replaced for five years, at least, according to a FDOT employee, but the study to narrow down the options should begin in May 2020, they said in a briefing with Manatee commissioners.