PALMETTO, Fla. — A single gunshot rang out Wednesday night during a Palmetto High School spring football game, according to the Palmetto Police Department. Police say it happened around 9:30 p.m. As the game was nearing its end, a group of high schoolers began fighting near the sidelines. Just as school staff and police officers moved toward the group in order to break up the fight, police say a single gunshot was heard.
Police are investigating after a person fired a gunshot during a fight at a Palmetto High School football game on Wednesday.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office has issued a phone scam alert for residents. Detectives are investigating recent reports of scams involving people pretending to be members of the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, while telling people they must pay fines or face jail time. The calls have reportedly appeared on Caller IDs as (941) 747-3011 – the actual MCSO non-emergency line.
Manatee County commissioners visited Washington, D.C. with the hope of obtaining federal funding for the future construction of a second span at the Fort Hamer Bridge. According to Commissioner Carol Whitmore, some of the individuals with whom the commission will be meeting are Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott, Rep. Vern Buchanan and federal transportation officials.
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The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing man who is considered endangered.
PALMETTO, Fla. (WWSB) - No one was injured Wednesday night when a scuffle at a spring football game at Palmetto High School ended with a single gunshot, police say. Palmetto Police Chief Scott Tyler says at about 9:45 p.m., toward the end of the game between Palmetto and Tampa Jesuit High School, a fight between high school-aged persons broke out near the sideline.
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SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. — Samoset Elementary School teacher Deelah Jackson and Sarasota Middle School teacher Jennifer Jaso were selected as finalists for the 2023 Florida Teacher of the Year by the Florida Department of Education. Both Jaso and Jackson received the news in a surprise visit from Deputy Chancellor...
Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, the circus is back. Manatee County-based Feld Entertainment announced Wednesday that it plans to bring back the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in a new way. In videos released revealing the look of the new show, there were no animals or...
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Commissioners Carol Whitmore, Misty Servia and George Kruse called into question whether the county’s commitment to greater transparency was active during a May 10 meeting of the Manatee County Commission. The controversy arose over a motion by Commissioner James Satcher to “direct the county administrator (Scott Hopes) and county...
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MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - An Ellenton woman has died after she was hit by a car while riding a bicycle in Manatee County. Cuc Luong, a 61-year-old Vietnamese woman was riding east on Mendoza Road and Ridgewood Boulevard at around 11:45 p.m. Florida State Troopers say. The driver of the sedan that hit Luong did not stop and authorities are looking for them.
Manatee County was found to have violated public records laws after a volunteer raised alarm about living conditions at the county's animal shelter. The civil lawsuit, filed in November by Paul David Daniels, claims Manatee County withheld emails he requested without a valid statutory citation in violation of Florida statutes. ...