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Florida lineman killed trying to restore power after Hurricane Irma

A lineman from Sebring who was working to restore power in South Florida after Hurricane Irma fell to his death Sunday from the fifth floor of a Fort Lauderdale parking garage, police said. Scott Christopher Reid, Jr. , 26, was preparing for work and standing near his truck around 5:25 a.m. at the W

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-21 14:00:00

Five taken to hospital after Friday morning crash in St. Lucie County

Here are tips on what to do if you are involved in a traffic crash, according to Master Sgt. Frank Sabol, Port St. Lucie police spokesman. Wochit ST. LUCIE COUNTY - Five people were injured - two critically - Friday after a two-vehicle crash at Shinn and Okeechobee roads, according to the St. Lucie

TCPALM - 2017-09-22 12:49:08

Eve Samples: After Irma, another disaster emerges in our water

When you live on a densely populated peninsula built from marshes and muck, destruction wrought by hurricanes comes in two waves. First, the wind blows in with its sheer force. Next, the water gets nasty. The latter is what we're dealing with now, two weeks after Hurricane Irma strafed Florida. Th

TCPALM - 2017-09-22 18:06:32

DEP budget request includes $95 million for projects to improve Treasure Coast water

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection budget request for fiscal year 2018-19 includes about $95 million for projects that would help improve Treasure Coast water quality. In all, DEP is seeking $305.8 million for Everglades restoration projects, the largest single request for protecting

TCPALM - 2017-09-22 16:13:03

2-year-old girl shot with BB gun by another toddler

STUART - A 2-year-old girl was hospitalized after another toddler shot her in the head with a BB gun at a Florida home. Treasure Coast Newspapers reports the shooting occurred Wednesday morning. The Martin County Sheriff's Office says the girl's 2-year-old brother found the air rifle, loaded and rea

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-09-22 15:33:38

Kemp: Irma built some new stadium attractions

So by now you're absolutely fed up hearing about Hurricane Irma and certainly cleaning up after her. Bill Kemp @billkempsports So by now you're absolutely fed up with hearing about Hurricane Irma and certainly cleaning up after her. But, believe it or not, there are some comical yarns spinning abou

THE LEDGER - 2017-09-21 01:18:30

PrepZone Picks: Which teams will win in Week 5? | Poll

Here is the schedule for this week's high school football matchups. Vote for which teams you think will win. If you don't see the polls right away, please refresh your browser window. All games are at 7 p.m. unless noted otherwise. Jensen Beach at Sanford-Seminole Father Lopez at John Carroll Cathol

TCPALM - 2017-09-21 03:46:47

Treasure Coast Food Bank gives away 12 truckloads of relief supplies

Treasure Coast Food Bank's Hurricane Disaster Relief food distribution for families in need at the Indiantown Non-Profit Housing office on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Martin County. ERIC HASERT/TCPALM One by one, hundreds of cars slowly drove up to the Treasure Coast Food Bank's Angle Road wareho

TCPALM - 2017-09-20 20:07:35

Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Find clean water

Why is the water brown? Well, because a lot of rainfall fell during and after Hurricane Irma. And it really fell in the western portions of the county. Blue Cypress Lake is flooded out for now, and Joe Middleton Park is closed there. The Stick Marsh, Garcia and the new Fellsmere Water Management Are

TCPALM - 2017-09-20 22:34:07

Hurricane brings out the best in Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE - The Okeechobee City Council had plenty of praise for the city staff, county staff and local residents at their Sept. 19 meeting at City Hall. "I think we all feel very blessed we did not receive the brunt of the storm," said Mayor Dowling Watford. "I would like to commend the city staff

OKEECHOBEENEWS.NET - 2017-09-22 10:30:11

Damage forces Frostproof apartment residents to leave

FROSTPROOF - Some residents of a Frostproof apartment complex have been forced to leave after Hurricane Irma left their homes uninhabitable. At least four of the eight buildings at the Elkhorn Apartments in Frostproof had blue tarps covering their roofs Wednesday afternoon. Terry Weaver is one of th

THE LEDGER - 2017-09-21 03:58:08

Back-pumping adds insult to injury of Lake Okeechobee discharges to estuaries | Our view

Hurricane Irma wasn't initially expected to be much of a rainmaker. But like many other predictions about the storm, that forecast turned out to be wrong. The storm dumped more than 21 inches on parts of Fort Pierce and deluged other parts of Florida, many of them upstream of Lake Okeechobee. Now al

TCPALM - 2017-09-21 16:49:23

Westminster police searching for missing teen who needs medication

WESTMINSTER, Colo. - Police are asking for the public's help finding a teenager who went missing this week. Jaden Lell was last seen at about 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 18. Police said it's unusual for Lell to be away from home for extended periods of time, as he requires daily medication. Officers sai

DENVER CHANNEL - 2017-09-22 17:14:46

Police looking for endangered teen missing from Westminster

WESTMINSTER, Colo. - The Westminster Police Department is asking the public to help them find an endangered teen. Jaden Lell, 17, was last seen on Monday, Sept. 18, around 6 p.m. Police said it is unusual for Lell to leave home for long periods of time as he needs medication for several mental healt

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-21 21:42:38

We all experience grief, but it's especially sad when a child experiences loss

Recently my children's grandfather passed away. This is my children's first experience with death. How can I support them with their grief, and how do I know when or if they need professional help? Dear Caring ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Ask a Therapist columnist Lisa Von Col

WESTMINSTERWINDOW.COM - 2017-09-22 20:18:39

Council votes to revisit issue on recommendation of mediator

The plot has thickened in the on-again-off-again relationship between the city of Littleton and the proposed merger of the city's fire dispatch services with those of South Metro Fire District, after city council voted 5-2 on Sept. 19 to accept the ... This item is available in full to subscribers.

WESTMINSTERWINDOW.COM - 2017-09-21 22:33:50

Westminster Pastor starts quake relief fund

Fire Weather Warning issued September 20 at 10:50PM MDT expiring September 21 at 7:00PM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan Fire Weather Warning issued September 20 at 11:26AM MDT expiring September 21 at 7:00PM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Y

DENVER CHANNEL - 2017-09-21 04:26:27

Westminster welcomes hub of tree houses in new nature playground

Scraped elbows and bumped knees are notorious marks of childhood - earned during sunny afternoons spent climbing trees and splashing in creeks. In a time when playing video games trumps riding bicycles, and watching TV beats building tree houses for many kids, the city of Westminster is looking to b

DENVER POST - 2017-09-20 11:54:38

Big blue box a retail attraction for Metro North

Although it was previously announced as a coming attraction, confirmation has now been documented that it is moving ahead for all of you retail shoppers. Our side of the Denver metro area is going to have its own IKEA store!! The Swedish home-furnishings retailer has made it official by submitting c

HIGHLANDSRANCHHERALD.NET - 2017-09-22 23:27:33

CU hosting food drive on Saturday

BOULDER, COLO. - The University of Colorado Athletic Department is hosting a food drive on Saturday before the Buffs' big game. Before the Buffaloes take on Washington, fans are encouraged to donate canned food items to benefit Community Food Share to fight hunger in Boulder and Broomfield counties.

9NEWS - 2017-09-22 14:44:37