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Man accused of Bradenton manslaughter

A 56-year-old died after suffering traumatic face and head injuries, according to police. BRADENTON -- A man has been arrested and accused of manslaughter, the Bradenton Police Department reports. According to police, officers responding to a report of battery found Christopher Bang, 56, lying in th

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 16:43:12

Medical marijuana store opens in Bradenton to standing room only crowd

A line of a few people prior to Trulieve's downtown Bradenton medical marijuana store opening on Tuesday swelled quickly as dozens of patients filled to capacity the newly remodeled building at 1103 14th St. W. Miguel Couvertier, an Air Force veteran, waited patiently for his name to be called. The

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-19 18:56:00

City of Bradenton temporarily halts yard debris hauls

Residents hoping to clear their lawns for good of downed limbs and leaves after Hurricane Irma will have to wait a bit longer. The City of Bradenton announced Tuesday that it was temporarily stopping yard debris collection, and that residents should not leave it stacked on the sidewalk or street. A

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 00:55:00

Jury selection underway for one defendant in Bradenton double-murder case

Jury selection is underway in the trial of one of the men charged in the 2015 fatal shooting of a Bradenton couple whose five children were home at the time. Trey Nonnombre, 21, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and armed home invasion in the July 9, 2015, fatal shootings of Esther

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-21 02:25:00

Pirates president to speak at Bradenton Area EDC meeting

MANATEE COUNTY - The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. has scheduled its annual meeting for Nov. 3, with Frank Coonelly, president of the Pittsburgh Pirates, as the keynote speaker. The event is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Manatee Technical College, 6305 State Road 70 E. in Brad

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 20:59:26

Food, water to be distributed to families affected by Hurricane Irma in Bradenton

COURTESY: Pixabay via Buffer BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - The Food Bank of Manatee will be handing out free food on Tuesday afternoon for Hurricane Irma relief. Families affected by Irma can come receive food and water. From 2-4:30 p.m., at the Renaissance, of 1816 9th Street W., food will be distribute

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-09-19 17:28:00

FPL forgot those without power in NW Bradenton

I see all the accolades being given to FPL. "Down to only 10% without power." Aren't they great. Well, there are many residents in Northwest Bradenton who disagree. We have not seen the first repair truck! You can go to the FPL website where all you can get is power restoration by midnight Friday

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-18 19:09:00

Medical marijuana dispensary opening Tuesday in Bradenton

Southwest Florida's first medical marijuana dispensary is opening Tuesday in Bradenton. The dispensary is owned by Trulieve, which has been expanding rapidly and is one of the leading players in Florida's medical marijuana market. The Bradenton location will be Trulieve's tenth dispensary in Florida

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 17:17:10

Hurricane Irma Debris Collection Begins in Manatee County; Bradenton Starts Next Week

BRADENTON, FL - Debris contractors will begin storm debris collection on Tuesday for residents in unincorporated Manatee County. In Bradenton, debris collection begins the week of Sept. 25. County officials are urging residents to keep their sandbags because hurricane season doesn't end until Nov. 3

PATCH - 2017-09-19 11:49:08

Relief surges in Bradenton Beach following Irma's passage

Steve and Lisa Paradis share their relief Sept. 11 from the porch of their cottage on Gulf Drive near 12th Street South in Bradenton Beach. They were among hundreds of residents in the city who were pleased to find minimal damage on their return following Hurricane Irma. Islander Photos: ChrisAnn Si

ISLANDER.ORG - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Most residents of Bradenton's 'Christmas Street' are still without power

The Grinch probably won't be stealing Christmas, but he's putting a serious damper on the Autumnal equinox for Bradenton's most famously Christmas-oriented block. While officials are saying that something like 95 percent of Bradenton has regained electricity after Hurricane Irma, some residents of "

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-18 22:48:00

Sarasota driver dies after medical incident and crash, FHP says

SARASOTA COUNTY -- A pickup driver died after suffering a medical incident and crashing Monday evening, the Florida Highway Patrol reports. According to an FHP report, James Allyn Fowler, 61, of Sarasota was backing a GMC Sonoma out of a driveway in the 2100 block of Shadow Oaks Road at about 6 p.m.

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 15:58:14

Manatee voters to decide tax increase for schools in March

The School Board of Manatee County voted 3-2 Tuesday to authorize a special election in March to vote on a one-mill property tax increase to provide more money to its school district. Voting for the special referendum were school board members Dave "Watchdog" Miner, Gina Messenger and Charlie Kenne

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 04:51:00

AMBER Alert issued for four Manatee County children

A Florida Amber Alert has been issued for four children from Manatee County. Joseph Gadeaun, 10, Jacqueline Gadeaun, 8, Jocelyn Gadeaun, 6, and Jowella Gadeaun, 12, were last seen in the area of the 5100 block of 15th Street Court in Bradenton. Officials say the children may be in the company of J

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:10:49

Lineman flown to hospital after being electrocuted in Englewood

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. (WFLA) - An out-of-state restoration worker was injured in an accident in Englewood on Wednesday, News Channel 8 has confirmed. The Sarasota County Fire Department said a 53-year-old man was electrocuted at 3:30 p.m. Todd Meyers, a spokesman for West Penn Power said one of their line

WFLA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:59:01

Lineman injuried working on Sarasota Co. power lines

A lineman was injured by electricity while working in Sarasota County power lines, according to officials. The Sarasota County Fire Department said a 53-year-old man was badly shocked about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Englewood and was airlifted to a burn unit in Bradenton. TribLive in Pennsylvania ident

10NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:58:10

Local bartenders compete in Bar Wars Monday at Clancy's

If you were afraid that you missed this year's Bar Wars because you had no power after Hurricane Irma, you're in luck. Bar Wars was scheduled for Sept. 18, but because of Irma it was rescheduled for this coming Monday. It's billed as "the greatest Bar Wars event in history," which may be a bit of hy

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 19:29:00

Plan your weekend: Sept. 22-24: Buffyfest, Arcade Fire, Howl-O-Scream, Wanderlust 108 and 'Rent'

Plan your weekend Pop show Florida Bjrkestra's Buffyfest: Pop culture meets pop music when the Florida Bjrkestra, a 20-piece alternative-classical ensemble that tributes ground-breaking pop artists, on Saturday will play with eight vocalists for "Once More with Feeling," the Season 6 musical episode

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-20 20:24:00

5 things under $5 Sept. 21-27: Snooty memorial, free Glazer Museum, actor Jackie Cruz, Talk Like a Pirate Day

1 Remembering Snooty: This public memorial was postponed by Hurricane Irma, but on Sunday the community gets a chance to honor Snooty, the beloved 69-year-old manatee at Bradenton's South Florida Museum. The museum will be open to the public for free for a day of remembrance from noon to 5 p.m. 201

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2017-09-20 15:40:00

IRMA: FEMA coming to Manatee County to help residents

Filing for federal assistance is as easy as a click of a button, but that doesn't mean it's going to be a walk in the park. During the next few weeks, representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will set up across Manatee County to help people file for federal help if they don't wan

BAY NEWS 9 - 2017-09-20 14:36:00