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FDLE probing report of body found - Lake Okeechobee News
An emailed tip to this newspaper provided a link to the NamUs website, that of the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, where the discovery of the unrecognizable human remains, with all parts recovered, was reported. The man was reported to be an adult of unknown age between 18 and 60,
Owners ordered to clean up properties - Lake Okeechobee News
OKEECHOBEE — An Okeechobee County code enforcement special magistrate hearing was held Oct. 16 hearing in the Health Department Auditorium, 1728 N.W. Ninth Ave. In three cases, the property owners had corrected the violations before the meeting. Those cases were dismissed.
Donations to help hurricane victims - Lake Okeechobee News
OKEECHOBEE — After Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Oct. 10, leaving 35 dead and thousands homeless, the communities around Lake Okeechobee started grass roots relief efforts to help storm victims.
Sebastian Things To Do and Live Entertainment Oct. 19th-21st - Sebastian Daily
SEBASTIAN, Florida – It’s going to be a fun weekend in Sebastian with plenty of things to do, including aCar Showat Earl’s Hideaway Lounge.
Thousands of Fish Dead on Cocoa Beach After Red Tide Detected In Brevard
COCOA BEACH, Florida - Thousands of fish were found dead on Cocoa Beach on Friday, days after preliminary tests confirmed the presence of Florida red tide in the waters off Brevard County. Levels of red tide were detected along several Brevard County beaches this week and on Friday, a huge fish kill
2 women charged with breaking bones in woman's face in grocery store beating
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement reported 3,341 murders, rapes, robberies, aggravated assaults, burglaries, larcenies and motor vehicle thefts throughout the county, the seven crimes tracked by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. That's up 7 percent from 2016. GINNY BEAGAN/TCPALMWoch
Okeechobee County Judge campaign creates controversy - Lake Okeechobee News
At the Oct. 8 political forum and on her campaign Facebook page, county judge candidate Deborah Hooker has accused her opponent of obtaining and using a 2011 memo written by a Trial Court Administrator critical of Ms. Hooker’s performance as a magistrate. Ms. Hooker called the memo, which was later
Red tide sticking around, fluctuating as Indian County starts to clean up mess | Map link
And on Saturday, Indian River County, Vero Beach and the towns of Indian River Shores and Orchid will start cleaning up the mess caused by the unwelcome guest.
Many in Vero Beach unaware of red tide
"Right now, it's like a tickle in the lower part of my throat," Hendricks said as he began to cough. "I can't believe it came on that quick. We just walked on the beach right now. There's a burning around my nose and a tickle in my throat."
Deputies seeking information about Martin County teen
MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies in Martin County are seeking information on the whereabouts of a 13-year-old girl.Alexis Coker left her home in Palm City Thursday morning after getting upset about a personal matter and has not returned.Alexis' family is extremely concerned about her safety, officials
Red tide on the rebound in Vero Beach, scientists believe
CBS12 spoke with a few people at Jaycee Park in Vero Beach who didn’t know why the beaches were closed until we told them. They said, after being outside for just a couple of minutes, they got a tickle in their throat and started coughing.
Red tide: Could it kill East Coast manatees, turtles and dolphins? | Florida red tide map
The tens of thousands of dead fish picked up Wednesday on Indian River County beaches ranged from "little guys the size of your pinky finger to 5-foot-long eels," said Erik Toomsoo, president of the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association.
Off The Beat: Is purported poop tossing woman on a roll?
The accused 50-year-old feces flinging female from the Oct. 1 incident was identified as Debra Thomes, an inmate at the St. Lucie County Jail. She had been taken to jail Aug. 17 on a robbery charge, records show.
Darrell Donaldson pulls gun in Port St. Lucie landscaping, property dispute, police say
Darrell Donaldson, 50, of the 1000 block of Southwest Alcantarra Boulevard, was arrested on three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill and a single carrying concealed weapon charge.
Man killed in motorcycle crash in Indian River County
Man killed in motorcycle crash identified as 57-year-old Jeffery Crawford of Fort Pierce. (WPEC)INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) —A motorcyclist from Fort Pierce was killed in a crash in Indian River County.The Florida Highway Patrol said 57-year-old Jeffery Crawford crashed into the side of a car
EARLY VOTING: Highlands, Hardee and DeSoto County locations & times for 2018 General Election
DESOTO COUNTYMonday, October 22 – Saturday, November 3Weekdays: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Weekends: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Slideshow of Southern Accent Farm in Okeechobee, Florida | AGDAILY
Hope Surles, a 16-year-old agvocate, has been visiting farms as part of theFlorida Farms & Ranches Beef Tour. Here is a slideshow and her description of her visit toSouthern Accent Farmin Okeechobee, Florida.
Florida red tide map: Second wave hits Key West, Florida Keys; is it headed to East Coast?
Environmental reporter Tyler Treadway answers questions about red tide, including how it got to the Treasure Coast and if residents should worry about its effects on their health.Maureen Kenyon, firstname.lastname@example.org
Martin County man accused of having about 100 oxycodone pills in his buttocks, deputies say
Deputies said Daniel Blagrove, whose address was not given, was arrested on eight felony charges including trafficking, sale of a controlled substance and child abuse.
FWC to combat invasive species - The Clewiston News
“As we are in the process of rule development, we need an executive order in place to take the pressure off until we are ready to take the final action,” said Mr. Spottswood. Invasive species are animals not native to Florida that cause economic or environmental harm or pose a threat to human safety