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Deputies: Mobile woman rams ex-boyfriend's SUV and beats him up

Authorities say 31-year-old Sherelle Triplett of Mobile saw her ex-boyfriend and another woman driving on Highway 98 in Destin Saturday afternoon. The sheriff's office says she chased him and rammed his SUV several times when he tried to escape. Authorities say when the ex-boyfriend's SUV would no l

WKRG - 2018-08-20 20:01:21

OCSO: Crestview Man Sexually Abused Child for Several Years

Okaloosa County, Fla. - A Crestview man is accused of sexually molested a young girl from 1993 to 1996, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2018-08-20 20:32:52

Special Forces soldier tried to smuggle 40 kilos of cocaine to US from Colombia, report says

EGLIN AFB, Fla. — A 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) soldier has been arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle nearly 90 pounds of cocaine from Colombia into the United States, according to an NBC News report. The report, sourced to two unidentified U.S. defense officials, says Master Sgt. Da

YAHOO! - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Crestview man arrested on child molestation accusations

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) —A Crestview man has been arrested on charges he reportedly sexually molested a young girl over a period of time ranging from 1993 to 1996.According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, the victim said 61-year-old Bobby Jelks Wilson started sexually assaulting her wh

WEAR - 2018-08-20 16:23:42

Pedestrian killed in early morning crash in Santa Rosa County

SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) —The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian and unknown vehicle.The incident happened early Sunday morning around 2:15 a.m. on the Navarre Beach Causeway in Santa Rosa County.According to FHP, 38-year-old Jeanette Martinez wa

WEAR - 2018-08-19 10:52:53

Navarre's Copper Bull Bar & Grill to open Gulf Breeze location

While Copper Bull offers a variety of menu selections — including sandwiches, fish and a slew of sandwiches — it is best known for its gourmet burgers, including the signature "Famous Mac-N-Cheese Burger,'' which has one of America's favorite side dishes on the burger instead of on the side.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-08-20 19:07:00

Bizarre 'Blue Buttons' Wash up on Florida's Gulf Coast | The Weather Channel

A porpita porpita, or blue button, is seen on the coastline of Destin, Florida, on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018(Northwest Florida Daily News, Nick Tomecek)


REPORT: 8-month-old dies after man leaves baby unattended to buy alcohol

According to an arrest warrant, on April 15, 22-year-old Spencer Wyatt Hause left the 8-month-old baby at home alone while he went to purchase alcohol.


Republican Rick Scott sends a bilingual message in Florida race: He's not Trump

TAMPA - Florida Gov. Rick Scott steals time every day as he campaigns for the Senate to practice a skill his old friend President Trump once dismissed as a bad Republican habit - speaking in Spanish. "Mi prctica en espanol todos los das es muy importante para mi," he said proudly in early August, a

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-08-19 22:07:04

Sunpass Charges Take a Toll on Driver's Bank Accounts

Niceville, Fla. - Sunpasses are usually a breeze for motorists to use but, recently they are taking a major toll on drivers, withdrawing large amounts of money from their banking accounts all at once.


Man Found Actively Downloading Child Pornography In Defuniak Springs

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. - A man is behind bars after investigators used a search warrant to enter a Defuniak Springs home.In June, investigators with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force began a proactive undercover online investigation which led them to a home in Defuniak Springs.


Man struck, killed in Samson hit and run

SAMSON, Ala. (WTVY) --Samson Police and Geneva County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call around midnight Friday to East Lee Street.They found Manuel Caal with serious injuries at the site of the accident. Caal was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.According to investig

WTVY.COM - 2018-08-20 11:09:00

Man faces charges after fatal hit-and-run in Samson

Hill said Rolondo Rax Tiul, from Guatemala, was arrested about 1:58 a.m. Saturday and charged in the case. Tiul was transported to Geneva County Jail.


12-foot gator caught on first day of alligator hunting season by Pensacola charter

Captain Tim Land of Pensacola-basedLand & Sea Chartersand his team wasted no time taking advantage of Florida's alligator hunting season Wednesday, catching a 12-foot, 360-pound gator in the Choctawhatchee Bay.


Dog found with carabiner through neck, authorities searching for owner

They say When Animal Control Officers arrived, they noticed the dog, described as a yellow lab, with a carabiner through the skin on its neck with a chain hanging from it.


Minor Injuries sustained in Panama City Beach Three Car Crash

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - In Panama City Beach, an afternoon accident caused delays on a major Bay County roadway.


Bikers Take The Roads For An Autism Charity Ride

The ride took them from the shop, to West on Back Beach Road, then to Front Beach and finally back to where they started.


Deputies search for missing 15-year-old

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla (WKRG) -- The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing teen. The 15-year old missing teen is Isis Sparks of Fort Walton Beach. She was last seen at her home on Spencer Drive on August 11th. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to please contac


Why is the Bible so offensive?

Floyd Richardson holds his bible during a service for the National Day of Prayer in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. on May 4, 2017. (Nick Tomecek / Northwest Florida Daily News via AP)


Local man says he was repeatedly overcharged on his SunPass account

"Previously I was being charged $120 to $140 per month. But on my last billing statement I was charged $180 for less than a three-week period. And then I was charged in August on the first $20, on the third $20 on the sixth $20 on the eighth $20 I got that information from my credit card company bec