The ex-Punta Gorda police officer who fatally shot a 73-year-old woman during a citizens training exercise will not face any jail time. Lee Coel will instead plead no contest to second degree manslaughter and... Read More.
Two Manatee County women were arrested after police say they tried to smuggle items into Holmes County Jail. As Debra A. Sanchez, 37, of Bradenton and Julie A. Osuna, 44, of Palmetto, were in... Read More.
A woman who was initially charged with second degree murder following a domestic incident in Port Charlotte last November will not face jail time after pleading guilty to a lesser charge. Deputies responded to... Read More.