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1 hr ago | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
A 19-year-old man has been found not guilty Friday in the shooting death of a cheerleader last summer. Teen not guilty in shooting death of cheerleader A 19-year-old man has been found not guilty Friday in the shooting death of a cheerleader last summer. Comment?
6 hrs ago | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
The Sarasota Police Department has arrested 34-year-old Dannie Ray Horner with sexually battering a 1 year-old child. Man arrested for taking pornographic images of 1-year-old The Sarasota Police Department has arrested 34-year-old Dannie Ray Horner with sexually battering a 1 year-old child. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via American Reporter
BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 24, 2011, 4 p.m. -- Two St. Petersburg, Fla., officers and a deputy U.S. Marshal are the latest in a series of shootings that have targeted multiple police officers and killed four in the past week. Among them were eight officers wounded in the states of Indiana, Oregon, Washington and Michigan on Sunday. Comment?
Tuesday | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
On Tuesday in Bradenton, a jury is listening to testimony in the murder trial of 17-year-old Teria'le Rawls. Trial underway in cheerleader movie theater death On Tuesday in Bradenton, a jury is listening to testimony in the murder trial of 17-year-old Teria'le Rawls. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via The Bradenton Times
Former Manatee County School District Assistant Superintendent Robert Gagnon sent the district and school board a demand letter this week informing them that he wants either his old job back or $5 million. Gagnon filed a suit last week that named the district, board and former board chair Julie Aranibar. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Anna Maria Islander Newspaper
A Holmes Beach general contractor accused of choking and restraining his girlfriend may be headed to trial at the end of June. Richard Scott Eason, 29, was arrested in November after the alleged attack on the woman in their driveway on the 500 block of 74th Street, according to an HBPD officer's probable cause report. Comment?
Sunday Feb 22 | via The Bradenton Times
Bradenton Police Department Dispatcher Michael Carr has been named BPD Civilian Employee of the Month for February 2015. Around 8 a.m. in late December, Dispatcher Carr received a 911 call from a burglary in progress. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Patch.com
Andres Avalos Jr., faces three first-degree murder charges in relation to the death of his wife, Amber Avalos, 33, her friend, Denise Potter, 46, and Pastor James "Tripp" Battle, 31, on Dec. 4. The events of Dec. 4 began to come to light around 1:19 p.m. when the Manatee County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about a shooting at Bayshore Baptist Church. The call was placed by Joy Battle, who was inside the church's business office as her husband, James, was shot multiple times. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for Andy Avalos, the man accused of killing three people in Bradenton. Death penalty sought for accused triple murderer Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for Andy Avalos, the man accused of killing three people in Bradenton. Comment?
Sunday Feb 15 | via The Bradenton Times
Detective 1st Grade Kevin Bunch has been named the Bradenton Police Department Officer of the Month for February 2015 for his investigation that lead to a child molester getting a 40-year prison sentence. In Oct. 2013, Detective Bunch, who is assigned to the F.B.I. Child Exploitation Task Force, began an investigation involving a juvenile female who had been molested. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via Edmonton Journal
All walks of life - be they football teams and any other profession or business - needs to deal with domestic violence, says ACWS director Edmonton Eskimos cornerback Robert Sands, left, defends receiver Patrick Robertson during the CFL team's mini-camp in Bradenton, Fla., on April 22, 2014. EDMONTON - The Edmonton Eskimos have been heavily involved with the Alberta Council of Women's Shelters for many years, going back well before their almost year-old Leading Change project. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via New York Daily News
Carnell Davis, 59, was arrested last Friday in Bradenton, Florida. He's accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks and defended himself by saying he was trying to teach her how to dress in the cold. 2 comments
Monday Feb 9 | via The Smoking Gun
A Florida man was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night by three men who stole his stash of Starburst candies before pistol- According to the victim, he was walking on a Bradenton street around 8:40 PM when his assailants pulled up alongside him in a black sedan. The trio jumped out of the vehicle and flashed their weapons, according to a police report. Comment?
Nov 17, 2011 | via American Reporter
I was looking through the pages tonight of our local Bradenton Herald , a McClatchy News paper purchased from Knight-Ridder a few years ago that publishes photos of people arrested and lists of all the documents filed in the past week at the Manatee County, Fla. courthouse. Comment?
Sep 8, 2011 | via American Reporter
BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 10, 2011 -- As most of the nation got ready Saturday to mark the solemn anniversary of Sept. Comment?
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