Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

New Congressional Districts Taking Fire

Members of Congress along with some Florida lawmakers blasted the first draft of a new set of Florida congressional districts.


A mixture containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine packaged as retail candy.  (Source: DEA)

Confiscated Candy Turns Out To Be ‘Meth’

Ten pounds of what looked like candy ended up being methamphetamine also known as meth, investigators said.


A gavel on a judge's desk in an empty courtroom (Source: Caspar Benson via Getty Images)

Dog That Bit Boy’s Ear Off May Be Euthanized

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter BRADENTON (CBSMiami/AP) — The life a black lab mix named Padi who bit parts of a child’s ear off is now in the hands of a Bradenton hearing officer. The […]



Rare Lithograph Bought At Goodwill For $45

Once in a while you hear of these big finds at local thrift shops. Well, one Bradenton-area woman found a rare lithograph, over a century-old, at a neighborhood Goodwill for just $45.


Source: CBS4

Florida Pastor Shoots Armed Former Employee

A gunfight broke out between a Florida pastor and an employee after the employee found out he was being fired, according to authorities.


Florida Lottery (Source: Florida Lottery)

5 Fantasy 5 Players Hit The Jackpot

Five “Fantasy 5” players hit the jackpot.


Source: AP (Josh Anderson)

Pastor, Church Employee Among 3 Killed In Bradenton

Officials are investigating after authorities said a man killed his wife and another woman and then headed to the Bradenton, Florida, church where his wife worked and fatally shot the pastor.


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Marijuana Firm Buys Buildings In Florida

Positioning itself before a state legislators take up a medical marijuana measure later this year, a publicly traded firm which grows medical marijuana has acquired a trio of industrial buildings just north of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.


Source: CBS4

Teen Joyride Leads To 23 Crashes

Most 16-year-old’s are so happy to be driving, they don’t want to do anything that could screw it up. For one Bradenton teen, that didn’t matter as he took a stolen car on a joyride causing 23 car accidents.

CBS Miami–03/05/2014

Source: CBS4

Driver Backing Out Of Parking Lot Kills Three People

A 79-year-old woman trying to get around a Florida parking lot backed into a group of people on Sunday, killing three of them and injuring four others, according to authorities.