Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Manatee

Suncoast man interviewing 500 serial killers for new book

BRADENTON - Gifts from killers line the walls of Phil Chalmers’ office: letters from the most infamous like John Wayne Gacy and Charles Manson....

Remembering Dr. King’s legacy through service

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - Suncoast residents tried to further Dr. King’s dream and legacy with a day of service. Co-director of IT Girls Inc. Michelle Grimsley...

Worker finds body, MCSO begins homicide investigation

UPDATE: Manatee County Sheriff's Office detectives identify the body as 41-year-old Michael Angelo Jacoby Grantley. MANATEE COUNTY - A landscape worker discovers a body near...

Cold shelter locations open in Sarasota & Manatee Counties

MANATEE COUNTY - The cold weather sends the homeless flocking to shelters and more frigid weather is on the way. As Manatee County's only shelter, the...

School tax referendum approaches

SARASOTA COUNTY - As a vote on the school tax referendum approaches, Sarasota School Board and District administrators are seeking to downplay the drama. Administrators feel...

Intruder attempting to steal jet ski off private dock is caught...

BRADENTON- A Bradenton man attempts to steal a jet ski Saturday evening, but it's all caught on camera. It happened just after midnight on the...

Pittsburgh Pirates hold tryouts for National Anthem singer

BRADENTON - The Pittsburgh Pirates held National Anthem auditions Saturday, January 13, at LECOM Park. Pirates employees supervised the auditions, determining which performers will fill...

Palmetto man arrested after claiming to be dentist

MANATEE COUNTY - A Palmetto man is sentenced to three months house arrest and two years probation after getting convicted of performing dental procedures without...

Cracker Florida-styled cottages for Cortez Village

MANATEE COUNTY -  A unique cottage development is approved for Cortez Village. A developer received the Manatee County Commission's enthusiastic approval Thursday, January 11,...

Opportunity to pick up Anna Maria City Pier memorial planks

MANATEE COUNTY - The planks that held 1,000 memories on the Anna Maria City Pier destroyed by Hurricane Irma now have the opportunity to go...