Manatee sheriff’s detectives are searching for Joe S. Clerjuste, 17, after they say he shot and killed two 18-year-old men - Caleb Bowman and Kemundrey Pittmon - outside of a Bradenton shopping center early Sunday morning.
The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is searching for six suspects thought to be loose in the Bradenton area. Deputies say tips leading to an arrest could result in a cash reward up to $3,000. Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that a 47-year-old man who shot and killed a man who shoved him to the ground during a dispute over a parking space will not be charged because the case falls under Florida’s “stand your ground” law. The case will be referred to the State Attorney’s Office.
A semi-truck dangled over the edge of a bridge in Manatee County, shutting down northbound Interstate 75 for about two hours Friday morning. The driver told Florida Highway Patrol he tried to avoid another vehicle and lost control.
Multiple crashes reported early Friday morning has blocked lanes of Interstate 75 south in Manatee County, causing delays in traffic, according to Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Department of Transportation.
A smoke shop clerk exchanged gunfire with a man that investigators believe was trying to rob the store Thursday afternoon, according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office. The man shot by the clerk was killed and the clerk was injured.
Six Bradenton-area restaurants were cited for health violations after inspectors observed employees who hadn’t properly washed their hands. Citations were also dished out for roaches, flies and mold in this week’s inspection report.
Manatee County sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect in connection with the banner slashing on Anna Maria Island earlier this week. The incident was caught on camera and the suspect was identified by residents of AMI.
Palmetto Chief of Police Scott Tyler and his department have been ordered to undergo sexual harassment and other sensitivity training following an investigation into complaint about inappropriate comments made, including one made about whether an officer’s nipple was exposed.
Inspectors various Bradenton area restaurants for health violations, including handling food with dirty hands, storing food at the wrong temperatures and using pesticides in a way other than the manufacturer’s instructions advise.
The cost and design plans for the new City Centre parking garage currently being constructed in downtown Bradenton, FL have been approved by city council. The price tag for the project is a guaranteed maximum price of $13.8 million.
Publix Supermarkets and Kahwa Coffee Roasters announced a partnership to bring in-store cafes to 130 grocery stores in Publix’s southeast region by the end of 2018. The roll out has begun in Bradenton and Winter Garden, according to a Publix spokesperson
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