Manatee County Commission Chair Betsy Benac presented some of the county's legislative priorities to the Manatee County Legislative Delegation Thursday. Some of the county's priorities include opioid epidemic funding, hurricane shelters, local authority and transportation.
Crowds gathered inside an auditorium and began chanting "go home Spencer" while white nationalist Richard Spencer tried to give a speech at the University of Florida in Gainesville on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.
Joe Houston and his nephew Scott Houston hunted a huge alligator near the South Carolina coast. They had to use a crossbow, harpoons and a gun to finish the hunt, which took an hour and 45 minutes, before they were able to get the alligator in the boat. Joe Houston is having the meat processed and having the head and other parts mounted.
The FBI, along with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, announced Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, that 84 minors were recovered and 120 traffickers were arrested as part of Operation Cross Country XI, a nationwide effort focusing on underage human trafficking that ran from October 12-15, 2017. This is raw video from Operation Cross Country actions in Denver, Colorado and Toledo, Ohio.
A Placer County Sheriff's Office deputy encountered a big bear sauntering down North Lake Boulevard in King's Beach, Lake Tahoe on Tuesday night, October 17, 2017. "Hey, big boy. Don't be breaking into any of them businesses," the deputy joked from his car.
Pancake artist Ben Daniels of Dancakes makes an edible creation from Stephen King’s “It” at the 14th annual Art in the Park. Dancakes was one in the over 50 artist stands that participated in the event, which was Oct. 14 and 15 at Lindendale Park in Highland.
If you turn on the TV, you're bound to see advertisements for a variety of exercise programs guaranteed to help you get in shape and improve your cardiovascular health. But how much exercise do you really need to be heart-healthy? And what type of exercise is best?
Zelma Huddleston's daughter called 911 to report finding her mother dead on Tuesday morning. A dispatcher continues questioning her as he sends help, and the victim's daughter said it looked like she'd been killed and that her mother's neighbor, Misty, was supposed to be watching her.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that players should stand during the national anthem, but also noted that the issue is more complicated and that the league is also open to dialogue. “We want to make sure that we’re understanding what the players are talking about, that’s complex,” he said.
The Manatee County School District purchased six VGo robotic devices earlier this year for about $5,000 each. The robots are a way to connect hospitalized or homebound students straight into their classroom.