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Florida man who left country after 2017 DUI crash that killed passenger has been arrested, authorities say

HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla. — A Florida man was arrested Friday night at the Miami airport for a DUI manslaughter charge from 2017, according to the Highlands County Sheriff's Office.


Adoptable pets at the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter

If you would like to adopt a pet, contact the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter at (850) 983-4680. Bow wow, I’m Allie (A103829)! I am a female black and white retriever mix. The shelter staff think I am about 6 years old. I have been at the shelter since Jan. 14.


Florida Italian restaurant employee infected with Hepatitis A

A worker at an Italian restaurant in a Miami hotel has tested positive for Hepatitis A, according to Florida's Department of Health. The employee worked at Primo's Italian Kitchen & Bar, located inside the DoubleTree Grand Hotel in Biscayne Bay, sometime between Jan. 26 to Feb. 7. and officials warn


Santa Rosa County Faith Calendar

MILTON — Here is a list of scheduled faith-based services and events. WOMEN'S CONFERENCE: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 16, First United Methodist Church of Pace will be holding a women's conference titled "Women Seeking the Peace of God" based on Philippians 4:7. The conference will feature worship music,


Valtentine's Day in downtown Milton

By Kevin Boyer | 850-623-2120 | @KboyerSRPG | kboyer@srpressgazette.com MILTON — Downtown Milton had a touch of the romantic spirit on Valentine's Day thanks to the efforts of Boomerang Pizza, Scoops Ice Cream Shop and Blackwater Bistro who supplied some ambiance. Check out some of these pictures ta


What's Happening in Santa Rosa County

MILTON — Upcoming Santa Rosa County announcements, events and activities are as follows. FEBRUARY IS FLORIDA HIKING TRAILS MONTH: In recognition of Florida’s 7,000 miles of shared-use and hiking trails, February is celebrated as Florida Hiking Trails Month. The Florida Department of Environmental Pr


Pensacola man killed in Blue Angel Parkway collision

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) — A Pensacola man is dead after a two-vehicle collision in Escambia County. The crash happened Friday night around 8 p.m. on South Blue Angel Parkway and Dog Track Road.


Give your living room a new face with this clock table-making class

PACE — Sage and Ivy Designs, the Pace-based custom home décor business for more than 18 years, is holding a clock table making class 2-4 p.m. March 30 at Storage Master located at 4636 Woodbine Road. Depending on the materials attendees choose, the final product will cost $59 or $69.


Paxton boys basketball wins district championship against Poplar Springs

MILTON, FL. - The Paxton boys basketball team beat Poplar Springs Saturday night in the Class 1A District 1 finals. The Bobcats won 57-50 over the Atomics. Paxton will now play Holmes County in the regional semifinals Thursday while Poplar Springs will take on Graceville.


REPORT: Hit-and-run suspect accused of dragging, running over victims

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) — A woman has been charged for a hit-and-run incident that injured two people in Pensacola. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) said on Feb. 9, the hit-and-run occurred at a home on Decatur Avenue.


UPDATE: Child involved in Escambia County collision involving box truck passes away

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) — The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) says ayoung girl involved in a two-vehicle collision earlier this week has passed away. Kelsey Burdeaux, 38, and two children, ages 10 and 7, were critically injured in a collision involving a box truck on Tuesday at Stefani Road and Te


These 5 Florida Companies Are Nation's Best To Work For: Fortune

WESTON, FL — Hilton is America's best company to work for in 2019, according to Fortune's annual list released on Thursday. The Virginia-based company jumped to the No. 1 spot in 2019 after placing No.33 on the list in 2018. Fortune writes that the company's ascent is thanks to several employee-focu


Florida motorcyclist dies after falling 100 feet off interstate in hit-and-run

TAMPA, Fla. - A Florida man was killed Friday when the motorcycle he was driving on an interstate highway clipped a motorcycle in front of him, sending him over a concrete barrier and 100 feet to his death, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.


South Florida cop accused of selling police-issued weapons, laser sights to pawn shop

A South Florida officer has been arrested after department brass accused him of selling two police-issued weapons and other police equipment to a pawn shop. Hallandale Beach cop Yan Kleyman, 33, was arrested Friday on a charge of dealing stolen property, according to reports.


Florida runner attacked by 80-pound dog near half-marathon's end

Julie Stackhouse, 40, was in third place and a mile away from finishing the Donna Half-Marathon race in Atlantic Beach, Florida, when a bull-terrier mix aggressively attacked and latched on before she got away. Still dripping with blood and adrenaline,


Enough fentanyl to kill more than 1,000 found in Florida high school

(WBBH) - Enough fentanyl to kill more than 1,000 people, along with cocaine and marijuana, were found in a student's book bag at Florida's Lehigh Senior High School on Tuesday.


BREAKING: Two wanted in connection to a homicide in Escambia County

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) -- Two men are wanted in connection to a homicide that happened on Thursday, Feb. 14th. The following is a release from the Escambia County Sheriff's Office Facebook Page:


Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: Prayers, Tears And Flowers

Alyssa Alhadeff. Scott Beigel. Martin Duque Anguiano. Nicholas Dworet. Aaron Feis. Jaime Guttenberg. Chris Hixon. Luke Hoyer. Cara Loughran. Gina Montalto. Joaquin Oliver. Alaina Petty. Meadow Pollack. Helena Ramsay. Alex Schachter. Carmen Schentrup. Peter Wang.


Fireball streaking over Florida was a large meteor, experts say

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Experts say a fireball streaking across the night sky over central Florida this week was a large meteor. Spalding Allsky Camera Network Director Dwayne Free says the meteor was up to a foot wide and exploded over the Atlantic Ocean with a force equal to 100 tons of TNT.


Ocearch tags great white shark of year off North Florida coast

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The research team aboard M/V Ocearch reported Saturday they have tagged their first white shark of a two-month expedition off the coast of Florida and Georgia.