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3 killed on Thanksgiving after wrong-way driver crashes into car on I-75

GIBSONTON, Fla. (WFLA) - Troopers say three people were killed on Thanksgiving after a wrong-way crash in Gibsonton. The crash occurred in the southbound lanes near Gibsonton Drive. Highway officials said 21-year-old Justin B. Latkin of Bradenton was traveling northbound in the southbound center lan

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-24 03:30:26

In the midst of the opioid epidemic, 'High on Jesus' blends the Bible and 12-step program | Bradenton Herald

Blue-eyed, tattooed Justin Halas started his journey toward recovery right before Manatee County's opioid epidemic furiously ramped up, responsible for taking with it hundreds of lives. "But I'm telling you for a thousand percent fact I would be dead if I was still using because of what was going a

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-24 18:30:00

Bargain hunters head out across Manatee County on Thanksgiving | Bradenton Herald

Will you brave the Black Friday crowds or shop from the safety of your laptop? Latest News Outstanding leader to be recognized by Manatee Chamber of Commerce Robert P. Bartz Award for Outstanding Leadership announced. Nominations are invited. Latest News 15-year former drug addict talks abo

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-23 23:59:59

Charles Manson's 'grandson,' a Bradenton resident, could be bringing his ashes to Florida | Bradenton Herald

A Bradenton man who claims to be Charles Manson's grandson reportedly plans to bring his grandfather's remains to Florida. Manson died Sunday night of natural causes after spending nearly 50 years in prison for orchestrating brutal murders in 1969. In an interview with SFGATE, Jason Freeman said he

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:57:00

Bradenton Marauders To Host 2017 Marty's Toy Drive

BRADENTON, FL - Bradenton's beloved baseball team once again will open their doors this winter to help Manatee County's children in need. The Bradenton Marauders will host its third annual Marty's Toy Drive on Saturday, Dec. 16 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Pirate City, 1701 27th St. E. The toys will be dona

PATCH - 2017-11-24 19:13:27

Lines out the door for Thanksgiving Feast at Salvation Army in Bradenton

BRADENTON, FL (WWSB) - Lines were out the door at the Salvation Army for their annual Thanksgiving feast in Manatee County. A crowd of 500 was expected, which would have been a record number for the Salvation Army in Bradenton. About 300 people showed up for the meal. Chef Thomas Giglio's team worke

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-11-23 19:48:00

Runners dodge raindrops for Bradenton's 20th annual 'give to run' Turkey Trot

Many hoped the rain would hold off for the Bradenton Runners Club's 20th annual Turkey Trot 5-miler, but the drizzle started earlier than forecast Thanksgiving morning. The rain fell as steadily as the donations filled bins of food brought by runners who "give to run" for Turning Points and the Foo

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-23 21:35:00

Bradenton assisted living facility sells for $13.8 million

A real estate investment trust has purchased the Bradenton Oaks assisted living facility for $13.8 million. An affiliate of Griffin-American Healthcare of Irvine, California, bought the 112-unit facility at 1015 7th Ave. E. in Bradenton, according to court records. The seller, a unit of Fortress Inv


Huckstering: Money sought for film about Mike Huckabee's rise to governorship

Mike Huckabee went on Facebook this week to solicit money for a movie being made by his son, John Mark Huckabee, about the brief drama that marked his transition to the governor's office in 1996. An account on right-wing Newsmax ties the project - as all successful right-wing projects must be tied

ARKANSAS TIMES - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Another anti-abortion law blocked in court

CNN reports that a federal judge in Texas has stopped enforcement of a state law aimed at outlawing the most common second-term abortion procedure. On Wednesday, US District Judge Lee Yeakel overturned Texas Senate Bill 8 - which was passed earlier this year and banned doctors from performing dilat

ARKANSAS TIMES - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Girl, 16, Shot in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A 16-year-old girl has been reported injured in a shooting. The Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) says the victim was being treated at CHI St. Vincent on Wednesday afternoon. LRPD investigators were working to find the crime scene where the shooting happened. There's no furthe


Shots fired at car injure 16-year-old in Little Rock

Gunfire in southwest Little Rock on Wednesday wounded a 16-year-old girl, who was shot in the lower back while riding in a vehicle, according to a police report. Lt. Michael Ford, a department spokesman, said the 16-year-old was taken to CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in a private vehicle. Officers were

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-11-23 12:30:00

Milk & Cookies Party with Santa at Outlets of Little Rock

How do you make Santa Claus appear? Well, with Milk and Cookies of course! Please join us at Outlets of Little Rock (www.outletsoflittlerock.com) Friday Nov 24 at 11 a.m. to welcome Santa with a Milk and Cookies party in the Food Pavilion. Complimentary Milk and Cookies for children 12 and under, wh


Acquitted Little Rock dentist sues over 2016 sex case

A Little Rock dentist acquitted of sexual assault last year is suing authorities over their handling of the case. Jose Turcios, a Little Rock dentist, was acquitted of second-degree sexual assault in April 2016, by a Pulaski County jury. His arrest in March 2015, came after a teenage girl accused hi

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-11-23 12:30:00

Police: 16-year-old shot while riding in car in Little Rock

Authorities tell KATV the victim was riding in the car with her mother when she was shot by someone standing on the side of the road. (Photo: KATV){ } A 16-year-old girl has been hospitalized in Little Rock after she was shot while riding in a car. Authorities tell KATV the victim, whose name has no


Four-legged fliers 'go' 1st class at Little Rock airport; $26M upgrade includes pet relief room

Staton Breidenthal Meiah Hilton, 8, waits for her miniature fox terrier, Rose Gold, to try out the pet relief area Tuesday at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field in Little Rock. The $26 million upgrade on the concourse at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field incl


North Little Rock suspects arrested in connection to robbing delivery drivers

Jeremy Simmons and John Neal arrested for allegedly robbing delivery drivers (photo courtesy: North Little Rock Police Department) The North Little Rock Police Department made arrests in connection to two robberies involving deliver drivers. The robberies happened in the 1800 block of Pike on Novem

KATV - 2017-11-24 04:48:12

Little Rock father arrested after bullet hits son

Little Rock police officers arrested a father accused in a shooting Thursday that wounded his adult son in the leg, authorities said. Lt. Michael Ford, a spokesman for the Police Department, described the incident as a "domestic dispute" and confirmed that the son's injury was "non life-threatening.

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-11-24 12:30:00

North Little Rock family without a generator after spending $7,000

Back in September Seven On Your Side received several complaints from customers of a heating and air conditioning contractor. Jeremy Rupert assured us at that time he was out of business and had taken a 9 to 5 job. Jason Pederson reports that a new complaint calls his claim into question.

KATV - 2017-11-24 07:34:34

Lawsuit calls Little Rock rental checks unlawful

A lawsuit filed in circuit court is challenging Little Rock's rental inspection code, calling the mandatory inspection of rental units every two years an "unlawful search." Rental house owner Robert Moore filed suit against the city and some of its employees at the beginning of this month and is see

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-11-24 12:30:00