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USCG rescues 9 people from sinking vessel south of Destin

The Coast Guard rescued nine people from a sinking boat approximately 115 nautical miles south of Destin, Florida, Saturday.

WEAR - 2018-06-23 15:40:54

12-year-old Pensacola boy is missing

He was last seen wearing black rimmed glasses, a red t-shirt, dark shorts and red tennis shoes.

WEAR - 2018-06-23 12:50:03

Pensacola man awarded one of two $100,000 grant out of more than 500 applicants

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) —Pensacola resident Jon Shell and his organization Upward Intuition became one of the only two $100,000 grant recipients out of more than 500 national submissions for the Gannett Foundation's "A Community Thrives" grants for 2018.Shell says the money will go toward a community

WEAR - 2018-06-23 17:01:29

New HarborWalk Village parking fee has drivers seeking free lots

"It's nothing that we're proud of, nothing we look forward to doing. But we have to make sure our free parking is available to our guests," explained McGuire's General Manager Pat Grantello.

WEAR - 2018-06-22 19:23:04

Knox Medical opens up modern dispensary in Fort Walton Beach

Scott Flenet, a spokesman for Knox, told Channel 3 News they already serve 700 patients in the Florida Panhandle.


Niceville Pride Walk exhibits more than 200 attendees

"Just have fun and be themself and know they are in an environment where they are loved and care for," said Claudia Lebrun, Vice President of Gay Straight Alliance at Northwest Florida State College.

WEAR - 2018-06-23 14:40:09

Beaches add wheelchairs for the physically disabled

Rochelle Barker was born 60 years ago with a disability that keeps him confined to a wheelchair. He has a big smile and positive attitude. He has only been able to get down to the pier and now thanks to Saltwater Restaurants' $11,000 donation, he can get out in one of six beach wheelchairs.

WKRG - 2018-06-23 02:47:51

Beach wheelchairs now available on Okaloosa Island

Saltwater Restaurants, which owns local restaurants such as The Crab Trap in Destin and Floyd's Fish House in Fort Walton Beach, covered the cost of the wheelchairs. Each one cost about $11,000.


Teen Killed in 17th Floor Balcony Fall

Panama City Beach, Fla. - A 16-year-old was killed when he fell from a 17th-floor balcony at a condo on Panama City Beach, Panama City Beach officers wrote in a news release.

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2018-06-23 12:22:58

Game night a success for Crestview Police

Police say this was an opportunity for officers to share some quality time with residents who, as one officer said in a released statement, “often get overlooked.”

WKRG - 2018-06-22 20:23:11

PCBPD: Alabama Man Raped Unconscious Woman on Beach Chair

Panama City Beach, Fla. - A Eufala, Ala. man raped an unconscious woman in front of a crowd of people behind the Sterling Breeze condo on Panama City Beach, according to a news release from the Panama City Beach Police Department.

MYPANHANDLE.COM - 2018-06-22 14:26:20

A man from Crestview Killed in an Accident this Morning

Littrell crossed over the center grass median and overcorrected, traveling onto the shoulder of the road, overturned and collided with a tree. Littrell was pronounced dead at the scene.


SRSO: Dead body found at Dollar General on U.S. 90 in East Milton

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a dead body found at a store in East Milton.Investigators are on the scene at the Dollar General at 8281 U.S. 90 where a deceased person was found Thursday evening, according to a SRSO news release.No information is being released at

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-06-22 02:41:00

Dozens Rescued from Waters in Okaloosa County

So far this summer season, lifeguards in Okaloosa County reported they've made dozens of water rescues but, that's not the only issue life guards are been facing this summer. They say, lightening has been an issue trying to warn people to take cover.Lifeguards say, always check the flag system. If t


Work-at-home office space with daycare in Fort Walton Beach

Akiko Veil never thought of herself as a businesswoman, just a wife and mother with ambition. However, that ambition led to a plan.


Milton man killed after semitruck rear-ends his pickup truck, FHP says

Both Berger and the semitruck driver, 35-year-old Donald E. Chase, of Crestview, were traveling east on I-10 at about 11:15 a.m.


Woman get's an ambush makeover for her brother's 60th birthday

A mother-of-two celebrated her brother's 60th birthday by getting an ambush makeover because he wanted to see her 'looking fabulous.'Lesley Brown, 54, from Niceville,Florida, traveled toNew York Citywith her brother Irving for his milestone birthday, and he happily stood in theTodayshow plaza with a


3 THINGS TO DO This Week June 20

Enjoy a night under the stars with M-80s and the best music from the '80s from 7-9 p.m. June 21 at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s Cultural Arts Village on Commons Drive in Destin. Bring a bottle of wine, a craft beer, snacks and a blanket or chair. Gates open at 6. Tickets are $15/adults and fre


Man arrested in Navarre for threatening officer

According to Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest reports, Donald Leon Heitz Jr., 33, sent multiple text messages and a voicemail to a Florida Highway Patrol officer. Starting June 11, Heitz allegedly sent messages stating, “I will end you,” “I will put you down for good, you know I will” and “


New TSA checkpoint at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport

Each year, the airport sees about 1.4 million passengers, but this third lane isn't just helping passengers - it's bringing more jobs to the area.