3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
A Tampa Bay area deputy totaled a patrol car and hospitalized two other drivers with minor injuries after authorities say she failed to stop for a red light.
7 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Gov. Rick Scott looked kindly on Manatee County in signing a record $74.1 billion state budget for 2013-2014 on Monday, approving a host of major projects that should be a boon to the area's economy.
11 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office presented suggestions for stifling the growing welfare fraud problem to state officials Tuesday afternoon.
15 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Raising the local option sales tax from one half cent to a full cent is coming up for a vote in a referendum in June.
The first Teen Pregnancy Prevention Recognition Awards were presented Tuesday by the Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County in the Synovus Bank meeting room.
Local emergency management and relief organizations are asking for cash donations in lieu of goods from residents who wish to aid victims of the Oklahoma tornado.
Just 10 days before the start of hurricane season, most people in Manatee County are probably not prepared for a storm.
I enjoy what I am doing right now and can't think of anything else I'd like to do.
The Palmetto City Commission decided Monday night to discuss a mobile food vendor ordinance June 3 and the public is invited.
TV would have you believe that it is always women who aren't in the mood for a bit of the other.
Six dogs were rescued from a house fire on Palma Sola Boulevard, after roofers noticed smoking pouring from the burning home, according to firefighters.
We all face challenges that can seem insurmountable. It's how we handle those challenges that defines us as people.
Second in a series: "Happy Tails," based on true stories from Manatee County Animal Services and No Kill Manatee County.
Area projects escaped Gov. Rick Scott's veto pen Monday, including $5 million for a Sarasota aquatic center, $2.3 million for Bradenton's IMG Academy, $1 million for a Manatee County water project, and millions for Port Manatee, officials said.
Strong seabreezes were fueling the formation of storms in eastern Manatee County on Monday afternoon, and the National Weather Service cautioned residents about severe weather until sundown.
A 26-year-old woman from Holyhill, Fla., was charged with petit larceny and arrested after she couldn't pay her cab fair to Manatee County from Tampa.
Manatee County School Board members attending a budget workshop Monday will be greeted by a rally of parents showing appreciation for teachers.