Tropical depression in Gulf to bring heavy rain to Bradenton area this weekendBradenton Herald2 HOURS AGO
Sarasota restaurant voted No.1 best buffet in the country by USA TODAYHerald-Tribune12 HOURS AGO
15-year-old boy pulled from pond in ParrishMysuncoast.com1 DAY AGO
People in Bradenton living paycheck to paycheck and at risk of homelessness is up 16%Bradenton Herald1 DAY AGO
The Mystery of the Trunk Lady Unlocked: Florida Police Identify Missing Mom From 1969Dr. Adam TabrizNewsBreak Contributor
Fast-growing food chain opens another new store in FloridaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Case Update: Sarasota Man Calls Cops on Himself Following ShootingUncovering FloridaNewsBreak Contributor
Cast Iron, Coffee Grounds, and Conservation: St. Petersburg’s Infrastructure Water Plan Starts at Our PlumbingKathy LaFollettNewsBreak Contributor
‘Learn From This’: Bicyclist Ticketed Several Hundred in FloridaUncovering FloridaNewsBreak Contributor
‘All hands on deck.’ How Bradenton area neighbors form disaster teams for hurricanes
During a hurricane or other natural disaster, it comes down to neighbors looking after one another.
Local store closes in support of workers boycott
ELLENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - Acapulco Tropical y Mas is closing its doors for the day on June 1. It’s all in support of the migrant workers’ boycott taking place in opposition to Governor Ron DeSantis’ immigration bill. “We see a lot of our customers are being worried,...
Sarasota restaurant voted No.1 best buffet in the country by USA TODAY
A Sarasota business with nearly four decades of history in the area has been voted the best buffet restaurant in the country. The Der Dutchman Restaurant in Sarasota has been chosen as the No. 1 buffet in the country as a result of voting by the readers of USA TODAY in the publication's 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards contest conducted during the month of May.
15-year-old boy pulled from pond in Parrish
PARRISH, Fla. (WWSB) - First responders with Parrish Fire District say they pulled a child from a pond. The near drowning incident occurred Wednesday just after 3:30 p.m. According to officials, a 15-year-old child with autism was pulled from a pond in the 5100 block of 115th Circle East in Parrish.
People in Bradenton living paycheck to paycheck and at risk of homelessness is up 16%
The number of people struggling financially in Manatee County is growing as housing costs rise. Here’s a look at the latest data.
30 Hispanic businesses in SW Florida to close for A Day Without Immigrants protest
The protest has been called in response to new Florida legislation signed recently by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Florida man gets prison after thoroughbred horse found ‘beheaded and dismembered’
The 52-year-old St. Petersburg man was arrested 10 months after the crime in Palmetto.
Florida father accidentally shoots 2-year-old son after pulling gun during argument
ST. PETERSBURG, FL– A two-year-old boy is dead after his father pulled out a gun during an argument and accidentally shot him. The incident occurred Sunday evening at a home located at 4644 15th Ave. S. Officials say the child’s father, Aaron Creary, got into an argument with his...
Sarasota's self-proclaimed 'Annuity King' found guilty in $6.3 million fraud case
The self-proclaimed "Annuity King" of Sarasota has been found guilty on multiple counts of wire fraud and mail fraud, as well as conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Middle District of Florida. Phillip Roy Wasserman, 66, faces a maximum penalty of...
FDOT to repair pothole on I-75 SB in Manatee County
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - The Florida Department of Transportation is working to repair a deep pothole at the south end of the I-75 bridge over Manatee River. Crews are heading there now to fix the hole temporarily. Permanent repairs will be performed tonight starting at 9 p.m. or when the weather permits. The two right lanes on the bridge will be closed approximately 15 to 30 minutes until the temporary repair is completed.
Police found an unknown body in a trunk on Halloween 53 years ago. Thanks to DNA testing, the ‘trunk lady’ now has a name
After police found a body in a black steamer trunk in a wooded area in Florida 53 years ago, the mystery of the “trunk lady” became a cold case that captured the attention of the public for decades. Using DNA evidence, police have now identified the victim as Sylvia June Atherton, a mother of five, from Tucson, Arizona.
A new New York restaurant, pizzeria and bakery has an opening date in Bradenton
A native New Yorker — and an experienced chef — is the man behind Bradenton’s newest deli.
After tourist killed by truck on Anna Maria Island, city makes changes at intersection
A woman and her 86-year-old mother were hit while walking across an intersection on Anna Maria Island.
Mixon family to open a food truck after Bradenton farm closes. ‘It’s an adventure.’
The Mixon family wants to keep serving their famous soft-serve ice cream and more to the Bradenton community by opening a food truck this year.
Heavy rain prompts flood advisory, spurs mess on I-275
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Torrential rainfall prompted a flood advisory Wednesday for parts of the Tampa Bay area and is making a mess of the evening commute. As of 5 p.m., about 2 to 4 inches of rain has fallen in parts of the St. Petersburg area, according to the National Weather Service. It's possible another 1 to 3 inches of rain could fall.
Stretch Zone keeps people of all ages moving
Unless you’re an athlete, dancer or some other very physically active person, you may not realize the importance of daily stretching. The older we get, it becomes increasingly harder to add the practice into our daily lives. A local franchise of a national company called Stretch Zone opened May...
Scrutiny of DeSantis’ education agenda focuses on Sarasota
The big story: Gov. Ron DeSantis has made education culture wars a centerpiece of his administration, and his presidential campaign. The issue is gaining plenty of attention across the nation as non-Floridians assess his policies and philosophy. Sarasota County, with its DeSantis-based school board majority, is being used as a...
Mosquito-Borne Malaria Confirmed in Manatee and Sarasota Counties: Urging Caution and Prevention Measures
Health officials in Sarasota and Manatee counties, Florida, have confirmed a case of mosquito-borne malaria. The infected person spent extensive time outdoors, but has since recovered after receiving prompt treatment at a local hospital.
Disturbance in Gulf keeps rain chances high
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A tropical disturbance labeled 91L by the National Hurricane Center is located about 250 miles west of Sarasota. The hurricane hunters are scheduled to investigate this area on Thursday afternoon if it still looks healthy. This will be the first mission of the season if they deem it necessary to check it out. June 1st. marks the official beginning of the 2023 hurricane season which runs through November 30th. The system only has a 20% chance of developing over the next few days.
Reward offered for information in St. Petersburg armed robbery
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — A reward is being offered for information about two men seen in a video forcing a victim to withdrawal money from an ATM Saturday morning in St. Petersburg. The video, released Wednesday, shows two men standing behind a person who is withdrawing money from an ATM. The two men approached […]
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