Deputies were responding to domestic disturbance call when a man charged them with a sword raised over his head, says sheriff.
Brent Greer says he wants to remind Bradenton officials this is “still America.”
Two months after running over and killing three people in a parking lot following a church service, a 79-year-old Florida woman had her license suspended for a year and was fined $1,000 by a judge.
Authorities say a 16-year-old southwest Florida boy stole a truck and caused 23 crashes as deputies chased him.
Authorities say 5 other hospitalized after a woman backed her SUV into a group of people.
A preliminary investigation supports a father’s account of shooting and killing a dog that bit his 11-year-old son in order to recover the boy’s severed pinky, a Manatee County Sheriff’s report said.
Deputies are searching for a Bradenton man who is missing, along with his 16-foot boat Stump Knocker.
A school bus driver was cited after authorities say he collided with a fire truck in Manatee County.
Parents are infuriated over a Florida school district’s decision to issue only a verbal warning to a teacher who described a student as the “evolutionary link between orangutans and humans” on Facebook.
A Bradenton woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to sex trafficking of minors, recruiting four underage girls to work as prostitutes and promoting the business by taking sexually explicit photos of the girls and posting them on the Internet.