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6 women invited to wedding arrive accidentally wearing the same Forever New dress

SYDNEY (WJLA) - Have you ever arrived at a function, only to discover that someone else is wearing your dress? The odds are you have, as it's happened to most of us at some point, but imagine showing up and discovering that not only one but five other women are wearing your dress. That's exactly wha

WFGXTV.COM - 2017-09-19 09:16:37

Day 44 of Operation Shady Lane ringleader on the run

Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers is seeking assistance for information that leads to the capture and arrest of Aaron Dawson. By Bob Heist | 315-4404 | @bobheistNWFDN | bheist@nwfdailynews.com Nearly a month and a half since being put on the Wanted list by Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, alleged drug

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:05:52

Man takes phone call during arrest: They're hounding me

FORT WALTON BEACH - Officers who stopped to question a 32-year-old man staggering down the road arrested him after he yelled at them. The Fort Walton Beach Police Department officers were worried about the man's welfare, according to his arrest report. Just as he started yelling at them though, the

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Beach access projects get the green light

The elevated structures will meet new flood-zone requirements, and the news amenities will match those already in place at accesses No. 1, 2, 3 and 7. SHALIMAR - Better restrooms are coming to three Okaloosa County beach accesses. The County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved hiring a Desti

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 06:01:00

Winning Fantasy 5 ticket purchased in Destin

DESTIN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Fantasy 5 ticket purchased at an Okaloosa County convenience store was one of two tickets that matched all five numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at Raceway #6876 located at 995 Highway 98 east in Destin. Tuesday's Fantasy 5 numbers

WJHG-TV - 2017-09-20 16:06:00

Man dies in scooter crash in Destin

A 30-year-old man who was ejected from his scooter in Destin has died. According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office (OCSO), the deadly crash happened around 12:19 p.m. on Scenic Highway 98. Authorities believe the driver hit an embankment and struck a fised object while heading down the roadway

WEAR - 2017-09-18 10:24:32

Former WWE star Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan has died

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, manager and announcer Bobby "The Brain" Heenan has died. World Wrestling Entertainment announced the news on its website Sunday. Heenan was 73 years old. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004. WWE lists the superstars Heenan managed as Nick

WFGXTV.COM - 2017-09-18 14:14:19

Police seek 'Mad Pooper' who defecates outside Colorado family's home

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - For the past seven weeks, an unidentified woman called "The Mad Pooper" has been defecating outside a Colorado Springs family's home. The Buddes came up with the moniker after seeing a runner leave her feces in front of their house at least once a

WFGXTV.COM - 2017-09-19 13:48:11

Lady Gaga postpones European tour due to health problems

Lady Gaga has postponed her European tour due to her "physical and mental health struggles." On Monday the Poker Face musician announced the European leg of her Joanne tour would be delayed until next year so she could be treated for Fibromyalgia, the chronic pain condition she recently revealed she

WFGXTV.COM - 2017-09-18 14:16:18

You can have a giant 10-pound doughnut delivered to you anywhere in this hotel

PALM DESERT, Calif. (CIRCA) - I'll be honest: it's not exactly a doughnut. But it doesn't matter. The 10-pound, doughnut-shaped vanilla chiffon cake layered with raspberry compote and Italian buttercream is definitely a sight to behold. Click here to read the full story at Circa.com. PALM DESERT, C

WFGXTV.COM - 2017-09-19 12:28:58

Man dies after crashing scooter into power pole

DESTIN - A 31-year-old man died after crashing his scooter into a power pole Sunday afternoon. According to a Facebook post from the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, the man was critically injured when he crashed his scooter into a power pole near 3705 Scenic Hwy. 98 around 3 p.m. Sunday. The man,

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 01:17:57

'I'm not going to be a scapegoat'

Investigator Arden Farley breaks ranks with Okaloosa County School District to tell his story following arrest on felony charges related to alleged child abuse at Kenwood Elementary. By Heather Osbourne | 315-4440 | @heatheronwfdn | hosbourne@nwfdailynews.com .embed-container { position: relative;

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 06:01:00

Man sentenced to 30 years for molesting 12-year-old girl

FORT WALTON BEACH - Bernard Cooley, Jr., 36, of Fort Walton Beach was sentenced Monday to 30 years in state prison for one count of lewd or lascivious molestation (victim under 12, offender over 18) and to 15 years concurrent for one count of lewd or lascivious molestation (victim over 12 but under

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:29:30

Emmy nominees weighed in on shows shooting multiple endings

LOS ANGELES (CIRCA) - 2017 has been synonymous with hacking. From the insane public extortion of HBO to the Equifax breach, security of data has never been more important to individuals and especially companies. It's no surprise that after scripts and even full episodes of "Game of Thrones" leaked t

WFGXTV.COM - 2017-09-18 12:31:22

QUIZ: It's National Cheeseburger Day! How well do you know your cheeseburger?

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- National Cheeseburger Day has arrived! The unofficial holiday celebrates the birth and creation of one of America's favorite delicacies. How well do you know your cheeseburgers? Take this quiz and test your knowledge on fun facts and history involving the All

WFGXTV.COM - 2017-09-18 18:34:19

Aaron Paul of 'Breaking Bad' to become first-time dad

Actor Aaron Paul and his wife Lauren Parsekian are expecting their first child together. The "Breaking Bad" star made the exciting announcement on his Instagram account on Tuesday by sharing a photo of his spouse showing off her baby belly. "Hey everyone. Look what I did," he wrote in a sweet note.

WFGXTV.COM - 2017-09-19 18:11:25

New Okaloosa courthouse taking shape (PHOTOS)

"The the current contract end date is July 3, 2018, so we're almost 50-percent of the way through." Aerial footage by Joshua Rix: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-c

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 06:01:00

Destin adopts new budget, changes cemetery rules

DESTIN - With unanimous votes, the City Council on Monday adopted the city's fiscal 2018 budget, as well as a residential property tax rate that matches the existing one. The new budget year begins Oct. 1. Next year's $17.6 million budget is 14.6 percent lower than the existing one, largely in part

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 02:23:40

That green glow behind the mountains is not always the Northern Lights

The clear skies this summer had photographers racing to the mountains to get dramatic photos of our Milky Way Galaxy core, but that's not all they captured. Some photos will show a tinge of green or teal in the background -- but it's not the Northern Lights. Instead it's known as "air glow." Astroph

WFGXTV.COM - 2017-09-19 09:34:06

Gaetz defends 'no' vote on disaster relief package

For more than a week, since even before Hurricane Irma wrought havoc from the Florida Keys to Jacksonville, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz has taken heat for voting against a bill that secured billions in hurricane relief funding for the state. Never one to shy from criticism though, Gaetz, a Fort Walton Beac

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 19:35:37