First day of training for Manatee school guardians
Monday was the first day of training for Manatee County guardians, armed security officers who have no law enforcement authority. State lawmakers created the position less than one month after the massacre of 17 teachers and students in Parkland.
Florida International University recorded a time lapse from three different angles of the doomed pedestrian bridge being raised over Southwest Eighth Street and then collapsing, killing six people. The time-lapse video spans from March 1 to March 19.
Deputies with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office are looking for the person responsible for driving a vehicle that ran over a Gopher tortoise near Dunedin on Aug. 11, badly injuring the animal. The video was captured on school surveillance cameras.
Capt. Chad Huff found an 80- to 100-pound tarpon floating dead last week near Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel, where some of the worst fish kills have occurred since a red tide appeared off Southwest Florida in October.
Lyell Read, a researcher on secure voting methods, explains at the DefCon hacking convention in Las Vegas on Aug. 11, 2018, how he set up an impostor server that hijacks ballots attached to emails and alters the ballot to favor a different candidate.
Former Trump adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman released multiple secret recordings. Some say the recordings are a serious breach of ethics and security, but did Manigault Newman break the law? One former federal prosecutor weighs in.
On Monday U.S. Rep Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, held a news conference with researchers at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in Sarasota to discuss efforts to mitigate rampant red tide plaguing the southwest coast.
More than a week into the the invasion of red tide on Manatee County beaches, it shows few signs of leaving, although cleanup crews reported finding fewer dead fish. Palma Sola Causeway on Monday was a stinky mess.