38-year-old man missing in Manatee County has been found

Deputies from the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a 38-year-old man who was last seen at his home in Lakewood Ranch.

  Man ‘partially paralyzed’ after takedown by Md. officer during traffic stop

At least one officer is on administrative leave while the police department conducts an internal investigation.
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Florida men accused of poaching thousands of turtles as part of wildlife trafficking ring

Two suspects allegedly gathered thousands of turtles from the wild in Florida, many of which were sent to Asia to be sold as pets.

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  Strong to severe storms possible through the morning hours

Third party investigation into Sarasota County School District assistant superintendent favors his accuser

  Man shocked, found not breathing and with no pulse after ladder hits power line on Longboat Key

  Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Nathan Benderson Park canceled due to weather

North Port woman accused of trying to ship meth to Key West

Deputies in Charlotte County started investigating on October 15 after they were alerted about a suspicious package at a UPS Store in Port Charlotte and found it had methamphetamine inside. The package was seized before it could be shipped to an address in Key West.
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Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort

President Donald Trump on Saturday abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort.

Two arrested in Venice for alleged meth trafficking

Florida teacher, coach accused of having sex with student

  Gusty winds and periods of heavy rain heading for the Suncoast

  Driver killed in I-75 crash after losing control of vehicle

  Police investigating murder of 30-year-old man in Bradenton

  Sarasota County commissioners deny proposal for new medical marijuana dispensary, here’s why

  Middle school lockdown leaves students “petrified;” 13-year-old arrested over alleged threat

Florida nanny gets 20 years for sexually abusing child, having his baby

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  Football coach loses legs, a hand and fingers – but not his positivity

A high school football coach in California lost his legs, a hand and several fingers when he went in for heart surgery back in May, but he’s not letting his misfortunes dull his positive spirit.

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Florida teacher, coach accused of having sex with student

Florida man arrested on molestation charge at Disney park

Deputies say one of the victims told security that a suspect touched them as he walked by inside Ye Olde Christmas Shop. Disney security were told about another incident at the pre-show area of the Haunted Mansion.

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Opry Entertainment Group, Gray TV announce Circle, a new country lifestyle network

  How will Manatee County’s health community continue to provide quality care with rapid growth?

Thursday at Pier 22 in Bradenton, health care experts sat down at Manatee County Tiger Bay to discuss what can be done to resolve this issue for so many county residents.
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  Video shows emotional moments after Oregon high school football coach disarms student

The encounter from May takes place on a security video released Friday by the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office.

  Some business owners on St. Armands concerned over construction timing of new walking and bicycle trail

  13-year-old arrested, accused of making threat that prompted lockdown at Manatee County middle school

  VIDEO: Deputies rescue raccoon with jar stuck on its head

  Tropical system in the Gulf will bring rain to the Suncoast