Federal civil rights probe sought in 2009 death

Kelly Osborn speaks to the Bradenton Beach Commission in 2012, asking to have the investigation of her daughter’s death reopened by the police department. Islander File Photo

With the delivery of a 33-page document, the “Archangels of Justice” are looking to civil rights laws to spur a federal investigation into Sheena Morris’ death. The 22-year-old Tampa woman was found Jan. 1, 2009, hanging by her dog’s leash …

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Sarasota man arrested for speeding, no license, DUI

Clocked at 80 mph in a 35-mph zone at about 10 p.m. April 10 in Cortez, a Sarasota man was arrested for driving under the influence and driving without a valid license. Brent Strickland, 22, of Sarasota, also was cited …

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Holmes Beach rear-ender leads to DUI arrest

After rear-ending a vehicle at Gulf and Marina drives in Holmes Beach, a Sarasota man was arrested for driving under the influence. Holmes Beach Police Department and Manatee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash at about 7:30 p.m. April …

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WMFR station 4 rebuild plans move forward

West Manatee Fire Rescue commissioners have engaged an architect to plan the rebuilding of Station No. 4, 407 67th St. W., Bradenton. The commissioners voted 3-1 April 16 to engage the services of NDC Construction Company to draw up plans …

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