Pittsburgh Pirates players are continuing springtime preparations for the 2018 baseball season from their Grapefruit League base in Bradenton. In this edition of the Bucs Vlog, hear from starter Jameson Taillon, power-hitting first baseman Josh Be
Pittsburgh RHP Pat Light was acquired from Minnesota last week, and needed to a borrow a glove for Tuesday's workout after his gear didn't arrive until after practice. General manager Neal Huntington spoke about Light's upside. Video by Jason Dill
East Manatee's Ron Necciai struck out 27 batters in nine innings in a 1952 Class D Appalachian League game. It has never been done since nor was accomplished before. Necciai followed that up with 24 strikeouts in his next start. Video by Jason Dil
Video footage shows three people going behind the counter at a Shell convenience station on State Road 70 in Manatee County and filling trash bags with cigarettes. Anyone with information should contact the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Manatee County Commissioner Charles Smith says law enforcement will pursue criminal complaints against his primary election challenger who defeated him. But just one day before Smith calls a news conference, the investigation closes with no charges.
Senate Democrats want an investigation into sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Tensions linger from the refusal by Republicans to hold a hearing for President Obama’s nominee in 2016, Judge Merrick B. Garland.
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