A local non-profit is expanding its operation. ‘Mother’s Helping Mothers’ helps area families by allowing them to come to their facility and pick up whatever it is that they need for their family for free.
Record hitting temperatures can be dangerous to the body. Many will be hitting the beach or other outdoor events this Memorial Day weekend around the Suncoast, and health officials advising everyone to be cautious while enjoying the sun.
Troopers say around 2:15pm at SR776 and West Fray Street, a car driven by a 71-year-old Port Charlotte man turned left into a driveway. Twenty-year-old Jacob Dillon tried to steer his motorcycle clear of the turning car, but struck the right rear of the vehicle.
The fire started inside a garbage truck around 8:30am. The operator opened the back of the truck, giving fire crews access to extinguish the blaze. The garbage was then spread out on the street to extinguish any remaining sparks.
Chalkboard Champion & 5th Grade Teacher, Kara Carney (middle) poses with ABC 7's Ray Collins, Gettel Automotive's Roy Smalls, student Christian Vann, her mother Michelle Vann and Principal Pat Stream at Rogers Garden-Bullock Elementary School in Manatee County.
Bobby Joe Long, 65, was pronounced dead at 6:55 p.m. Thursday following a lethal injection at Florida State Prison. Long had no last words, simply closing his eyes as the procedure began, witnesses said.
Deputies were at the K&S convenience store located at 5th Street East and 30th Avenue East in Bradenton on Thursday, a location the sheriff’s office says Devontae Fields used to sell narcotics, where they planned to take him into custody on arrest warrants.