Car drives into a home in Charlotte County

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an SUV in Charlotte County crashed into a home Saturday night.

Half of US adults now have received at least 1 COVID shot

The United States will likely move to resume Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine this coming week, possibly with restrictions or broader warnings after reports of some very rare blood clot cases, the government’s top infectious diseases expert said Sunday.
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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.


Plane crashes into pond in Venice neighborhood, one person taken to the hospital

  Spring break helping the Suncoast get back on track, boosting sales

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

A 10-year-old fourth-grader in Bradenton was sick of seeing speeders in her neighborhood. So, what did she do? She wrote a letter to the mayor.
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Suspect apprehended in fatal shooting at Wisconsin tavern

Three people were killed and two were seriously wounded in a shooting at a busy tavern in southeastern Wisconsin early Sunday, sheriff’s officials said.

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

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

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

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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.


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.


Englewood drug raid ends in 4 arrests

State infrastructure projects get federal boost

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

A home in the 400 block of 59th Avenue Terrace West was hit by at least 12 bullets shortly after midnight April 4
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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.

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

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