MANATEE CO., FL - Students at five of the lowest performing schools are in for a longer school day.
PARRISH, Fla. - An off-duty Manatee County Sheriff's deputy had been placed on administrative leave after an early-morning arrest for DUI.
The animals were found in a home late Wednesday afternoon.
MANATEE COUNTY, FL - A former police detective has been hired to lead the Manatee County School District's investigative unit.
EAST BRADENTON - A Manatee County man gets a close encounter with a wild animal that turns out to be tamer than it should be. Murray Miller says it was a thrill and a disappointment at the same time.
MANATEE CO., FL - According to some parents in the Manatee County School District, up to 50 classes will start the upcoming year without a full-time teacher.
BRADENTON, Fla. - VizCo held its grand opening celebration over the weekend and opened its doors to the public for the first time since relocating to Bradenton.
MANATEE CO.- Amid the Manatee County School District's financial problems, Superintendent Rick Mills is calling for a new investigation.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Three Ohio boys will go home with the fish story of a lifetime. They caught a 692-pound shortfin mako shark this week.
**UPDATE** Detectives have developed a person of interest in the case. They want to talk to the victim’s former boyfriend, 32-year-old Joel Ramirez. Ramirez didn’t show up at his job Thursday as a farmworker in Hardee County.
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. -- The annual Sarasota-Manatee Making Strides Against Breast Cancer noncompetitive 5K walk to raise money for research and treatment was today at the Sarasota Polo Club in Lakewood Ranch with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society.
Anna Maria Island resident Sabine Musil-Buehler vanished on Nov. 4, 2008. Now police think they may be closing in on her body.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY--At approximately 9:30 a.m. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office was notified by Manatee County that a small plane that had left from Manatee Airport had possibly gone down.
DUNEDIN, Fla. - A boat listing astern on land usually brings bad news. The ground beneath it in Dunedin gave way, taking parts of two houses with it. Sinkholes happen in Florida, most of which sits on a bed of limestone, with a layer of soil, sand or clay on top of it. When it rains...
MANATEE CO., FL - Take a boat ride from Port Manatee to Cuba.
MANATEE CO., FL - Rev. Terry Jones, who caused an uproar a few years ago with plans to burn copies of the Koran, is moving to the Suncoast.
MANATEE CO., FL - More details are emerging from the Rod Frazier investigation.
MANATEE CO., FL - The family of a Manatee County school worker found dead after going out on his boat is offering a reward for new information that could help solve the case.
MANATEE CO., FL - Federal charges have been filed against a former Manatee County Sheriff's Deputy and a West Manatee Rescue firefighter involved in a steroid scandal.
MANATEE CO., FL - Rowlett Elementary is on the verge of doing what few other public schools in Florida have done, convert to a charter.
MANATEE CO., FL - A former Manatee High School football coach facing battery charges will be tried eight separate times.
SARASOTA - "South Beach Babylon" opens at Florida Studio Theatre- Director Kate Alexander says it's "wicked, sexy and hilarious"