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Two injured after shooting at bar in Bradenton

Officers on scene found Marlin Amaya-Castro, 37, with a gunshot wound to his lower leg. He was taken to the hospital. A second shooting victim, Guillermo Gonzalez, 29, had already left the scene for the hospital. Both victims are being treated.

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-08-18 12:37:00

2 shot during bar fight in Bradenton

Once they got to the scene, deputies found 37-year-old Marlin Amaya-Castro with a gunshot wound to his leg. Witnesses said another victim, 29-year-old Guillermo Gonzalez, had already been taken to a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

WFLA.COM - 2018-08-18 13:11:29

Massive tarpon washes up on Lido Beach; red tide persists on the Suncoast

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Residents who visited Lido Beach in Sarasota Saturday, were met with the carcass of a three-foot-long tarpon.ABC7's Erika Jackson was live on Lido beach where the large fish washed ashore.

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-08-18 20:01:00

Increase in security af the Farmer's Market

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - In light of recent events, increased security is moving to the forefront of people's minds.The Suncoast is no different.

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-08-18 23:32:00

FL man arrested with two cans of fart spray

PALMETTO, FL --18-year-old Willie Edwards was arrested and booked into The Manatee County Jail after officers stopped him for driving an unregistered vehicle.In the incident report, the man’s purse was searched upon arrested and cops found two cans of pepper spray and two cans of fart spray.The inci


Two people treated for gunshot wounds after 'physical altercation' at Bradenton bar

BRADENTON, Fla.—Two people were injured with gunshot wounds after what security guards are calling a “physical altercation” outside of a Bradenton bar early Saturday morning.Manatee County Sheriff’s office officials said they responded to Nahesha Bar and Lounge around 1:30 a.m. in reference to a sho

10NEWS - 2018-08-18 12:50:44

Top 5 Things To Do This Week in Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, Aug. 20-25

While we can't confirm Big Top Brewing truly is hosting "The Greatest Food Truck Rally On Earth," we sure recommend checking it out. The luau-style feeding frenzy will feature Big Top's award-winning beers paired with cuisine by such local favorites as Smokin Momma Lora's BBQ, Tropical Crepes & Waff

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

10-15 rounds fired at a home during drive-by in Sarasota

SARASOTA, FL, (WWSB) - Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened around 6pm Friday in Sarasota.Officers say between 10-15 rounds were fired at a home in the 2000 block of 28th Street.

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-08-18 01:38:00

First Alert Weather: Broiling Hot

It was broiling hot today but no records were set despite the high temperatures. We got to a high of 92 degrees with the record at 96 on this date back in 1995.A ribbon of drier air moved in over the central part of the state which kept us high and dry throughout most of the day. During the early

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-08-18 21:30:00

Manatee County hires vendor to remove dead fish from canals

People who live in Coral Shores in Bradenton said there was some confusion, at first, about whose responsibility it was to remove the decaying fish from the canals. Greg Arnold does not blame the county.

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-08-19 02:53:33

More dead sharks found in Manatee County due to red tide

"It was a pretty big fish and when I pulled him closer to shore, it was a pretty big shark," said VanderBent.

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-08-18 01:11:40

Former Bradenton official challenges Colon for school board seat

One candidate is challenging an incumbent for his District 5 seat on the School Board of Manatee County in the Aug. 28 election.James Golden is a Florida native who moved to Manatee about 25 years ago. He is a minister, an attorney and the vice chair of Centerstone’s board of directors. He also serv

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-08-18 06:00:00

Manatee County Hires Contractors To Help Clean Red Tide Fish Kill

MANATEE COUNTY, FL – As Manatee County struggles to keep up with the onslaught of dead and decaying fish littering its beaches, canals and waterways, the Manatee County government announced plans to hire a vendors to remove red tide fish kills from smaller canals and waterways where fish have begun

PATCH - 2018-08-18 18:04:15

Red tide starts to kill sharks in Manatee County

"It was a pretty big fish and when I pulled him closer to shore, it was a pretty big shark," said VanderBent.


Update: State Attorney seeks death penalty for Sarasota man allegedly killing a cop

FORT MYERS, FL (WWSB) - The State Attorney's Office has announced they will seek the death penalty for a Sarasota man accused of killing a Fort Myers Police Officer.According to the Fort Myers Police Department, Wisner Desmaret shot Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller at the Marathon gas station on Dr. Mart

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-08-17 18:28:00

VIDEO: Dead shark, fish in canal in Bradenton

BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - A viewer called ABC7 when she spotted a dead shark in her canal in Bradenton.We sent our photographer to investigate. She saw the shark as well as a lot of dead and dying fish in Bowless Canal, just north of SRQ Airport. Our photographer said you could hear the fish splashing


Company hired to clean up the dead fish in Manatee County canals

BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - The sight of all these dead fish is just horrendous and the smell is even worse. Manatee County is now stepping in to do something about it."There were so many dead fish floating here and it just smells bad and it looks terrible," said George Talbot, a resident of Coral Shore

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-08-18 00:55:00

VIDEO: Students forced to sit hanging in aisle of over-crowded Sarasota school bus

SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - Some school buses in Sarasota County are dealing with overcrowding during the first week of school. According to one student, Joshua Kaufman, he and his peers were forced to sit and stand in the aisle while heading home from school.Abby Kaufman, the mother of a Sarasota


Boat catches fire in Sarasota Bay

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Sarasota Marine Patrol Officers are assisting the Sarasota County Fire Department with a boat fire in the Sarasota Bay.According to Sarasota Police Department, no injuries have been reported.We will have more information on this, when it becomes available.


Two people shot during high school football game in West Palm Beach, Florida

WELLINGTON, Fla. — A high school football game was evacuated on Friday night after a shooting on school grounds sent students and spectators running.Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Dispatch received multiple calls of shots fired at Palm Beach Central High School. Deputies responded to the 8400 bl

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-08-18 02:52:59