Get ready for rain

A few isolated thunderstorms are possible by late Sunday afternoon, but the more widespread rain develops by Monday morning

Pandemic good Samaritan faces $16,000 tax bill for his efforts

A Connecticut middle school teacher who raised $41,000 to help hundreds of his struggling neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic is facing a potential tax bill of over $16,000.
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  FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year

Four people were killed outside the building and another four inside. Several people were also wounded, including five who were taken to the hospital.


FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Morning crash shuts down I-75S at Kay Rd

  Dry Saturday, wet by Monday!

10-year-old sends touching letter to Bradenton mayor about road safety sign for her neighborhood

  Acting Manatee County Administrator gives ABC7 inside look at Piney Point site

Bradenton Police: Substitute teacher in Bradenton hits 12-year-old student

A substitute teacher in Bradenton hit a 12-year-old student on Friday, according to Bradenton Police.
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  The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone

Prince Philip, who died April 9 at the age of age 99, will be laid to rest on Saturday in the Royal Vault at Windsor Castle after a funeral service steeped in military and royal tradition.

Manatee County Schools employee charged with possession of child pornography

  Heavy rain begins after weekend is over

First Alert Traffic: Deputies investigating deadly traffic crash near West Villages Parkway

  Red tide is not appearing yet as a result of Piney Point

Manatee High names former Gator as interim head coach

Crash stalls I-75 traffic at Toledo Blade Road

Englewood drug raid ends in 4 arrests

State infrastructure projects get federal boost

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  Video: Chicago police critics call for charges in shooting of boy

A review board initially said it couldn’t release the video because it involved the shooting of a minor, but it changed course after the mayor and police superintendent called for the video’s release.


State infrastructure projects get federal boost

Florida Legislature passes bill to make ‘Cocktails To-Go’ permanent

On Wednesday evening, the Florida Legislature passed a bill to make “Cocktails To-Go” permanent.


City of Sarasota extends emergency order for another week

Police seize nearly a pound of meth at North Port home

18-year-old arrested in connection with drive-by shooting in Bradenton

New College to host walk-up vaccine clinic for local community on Monday

GRAPHIC: Bradenton man arrested for animal abuse after allegedly poisoning and shooting dog

A Bradenton man has been arrested after deputies say he tortured a dog and eventually shot it within earshot of officers
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Simba the goldendoodle survives fall off 200-foot cliff

Ruth and Wesley Wallace got out of the car to enjoy the view of the vista. Simba was out running with joy.

Veteran who died with no family in Florida will be returned to rest in his old Kentucky home

Florida House bill would add more rules on use of force by police

Capitol Watch: April 16, 2021

Controversial anti-protest bill heads to governor’s desk