The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office announced they have made an arrest in the March 1999 death of Deborah Dalzell. Officials say DNA evidence helped identify Luke Fleming as suspect and he was arrested.
The National Republican Congressional Committee is trying to take back the political momentum by revealing offensive social media posted by David Shapiro’s son after Democrats launched two TV ads meant to expose Vern Buchanan’s controversial yacht purchase.
Inspectors say that a handful of Bradenton restaurants aren’t storing food and supplies properly. According to the latest report, multiple establishments were cited for storing cooked and uncooked food together, temperature control issues and more.
A northbound lane of Interstate 75 and a northbound lane of the entrance ramp to Interstate 275 in Palmetto were blocked by Florida Highway Patrol early Wednesday morning due to a fatal crash, according to FHP.
Eddie Hundley, under scrutiny for giving two “misleading employment references” to a teacher under criminal investigation, maintains he didn’t know about evidence that ultimately led to teacher’s arrest after he was hired in Sarasota.
Crisis counselors were available at Lakewood Ranch High School Monday morning for students and staff to help them cope with the loss of two students, who died in a crash over the weekend on State Road 64.
Red tide has again reared its ugly head in Manatee County with no signs of stopping. Several dead fish were spotted washed ashore over the weekend and officials report several more areas with dead fish Monday.
Gov. Rick Scott is giving an additional $1.2 million for research and hatching of more redfish at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Stock Enhancement Research Facility at Port Manatee in an effort to help address the impact red tide has had on the population.
In a new red tide status report, FWC officials say concentrations of the harmful algae are on the decline, but not at a few hotspots on Anna Maria Island that are popular with locals and tourists alike.
The Confederate monument in front of the Manatee County Courthouse, erected in 1924 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The move takes place three days of raucous protests in downtown Bradenton and two days after the Manatee County Commiss