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Marianna pedestrian killed in collision with Dodge

JACKSON COUNTY — A Marianna man was killed Friday morning after he was struck by a car, officials report. The incident occurred early Friday morning on Rocky Creek Road. The Florida Highway Patrol said 45-year-old Charles Coulliette of Marianna was walking west, partly in the travel lane and partly


Marianna man killed after being hit by vehicle

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Florida Highway Patrol troopers say a Marianna man is dead after being hit by a vehicle. The crash happened in Jackson County, just before 5:30 a.m., near County Road 280 and Rocky Creek Road. Troopers say Charles Coulliette, 45, of Marianna was walking westbound o


FHP investigating fatal crash on Rocky Creed Road in Marianna

MARIANNA, Fla. — Troopers say one person is dead after a crash on Rocky Creed Road in Marianna. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 6:28 a.m. Friday on Rocky Creed Road.


Pedestrian dead after being hit by car in Jackson County, FHP investigating

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. — Troopers say charges are pending against a man who hit and killed a Marianna man Friday morning. According to Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Roaky Creed Road in Jackson County at 5:20 a.m. Friday.


Sign warning drivers of speed trap ahead foils Florida deputies

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. (FOX 35) - Deputies in Florida were ready to hand out tickets to speeding drivers--- except they couldn't catch any because of a very tricky sign-maker.


Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

ATLANTA — A strong storm system barreling through the South killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida on Friday and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia on Saturday.


Garth Brooks concert shuts down roads at University of Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB)-- With the Garth Brooks concert set to happen Saturday evening, multiple roads will be closed. As of noon, only those with parking passes will be allowed to park on the University of Florida campus.


Florida deputy reassigned after video shows him punching teen in the head

A Florida deputy was reassigned Friday after cellphone video showed him punching a teenage boy in the head during an arrest. Broward County Sheriff's deputies were called to a Tamarac shopping plaza about a large group of students who were fighting, according to an arrest report from Thursday. After


Three men arrested after attempted burglaries in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Three men have been arrested after a call involving a possible burglary. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, deputies received information April 17 that two men were attempting to break into residences at a mobile home park located north of Greenwood


Hurricane Michael Upgraded to Rare Category 5 Months After It Ravaged Florida Panhandle

(MIAMI) — Hurricane Michael, which devastated a swath of the Florida Panhandle last fall, has been upgraded to a Category 5 storm, only the fourth to make recorded landfall in the United States and the first since 1992.


Jackson County man arrested for abduction, sexual assault of woman

CHIPLEY, Fla. — A man has been arrested for the abduction and sexual assault of a Chipley woman. Travis Wilson, 36, of Cottondale, Florida was taken into custody by the Chipley Police Department for the abduction and sexual assault that took place on April 3.


Baby hurt when oak tree falls on Florida home

A 9-month-old baby is recovering after a tree fell on her Florida home, crashing through the ceiling where she slept. It happened in Columbia County, between Lake City and Wellborn. — Bailey-Ann Taylor-Doll survived with just a few scratches.


Pedestrian struck, killed in Jackson County

A 45-year-old Marianna man died early Friday morning after being struck by a vehicle along Rocky Creek Road in Jackson County, where he had been walking. According to a release from the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident happened at 5:20 a.m. Friday when Charles Couillette was walking along Rocky


On the Road: Death and automobiles in Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — There are many tragic ways to die in an automobile. And Florida seems to be a bad place to pass away in one, according to three recent news releases that crossed our path this week.


Florida man charged with attempted murder smiles in mugshot

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida man accused of opening fire on two men at a Lake County park smiled for his mugshot. Tavares police said Channen Quashie, 29, of Eustis, was arrested Thursday night after an officer who was investigating a report of a stolen vehicle at the corner of Lake Avenue and Main


Deputies: Men jiggled door knobs in an attempt to break into homes

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) – Two men are facing attempted burglary charges, accused of trying to break into several residences in a mobile home park. On Wednesday, a resident reported to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office that two men were walking around a mobile home park just north of Greenwood


Road painted with a misspelled word outside a Florida school

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — A road crew in Florida should get an “F″ for spelling. A driver spotted the error on Thursday, realizing that workers in Doral had made a mistake when painting the word “school” at a pedestrian crossing in the road. Instead of S-C-H-O-O-L, it was spelled S-C-O-H-O-L.


Body of murdered man found in rural Houston County on Good Friday

Houston County (WTVY)-- Houston County deputies are investigating the murder of a handicapped man confined to a wheelchair. "(He) was shot twice," Sheriff Donald Valenza said. The homicide occurred in a small mobile home along County Road 81, north of Cottonwood. Deputies discovered the body Friday


Chipola College teacher accused of solicitation of a minor

MARIANNA, Florida -- A Chipola College teacher was arrested on solicitation charges after turning himself over to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office in Marianna on April 17.


Edd Sorenson comes through with successful rescue

Middle of the night phone calls are not an everyday occurrence for Marianna’s Edd Sorenson but they are not uncommon. When he was called Wednesday morning (4/17/19) at 2:00 a.m., he pretty much knew he would be in route to another rescue before daylight. His expertise in diving was needed in Tenness