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Suicide numbers on the rise, resources available

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to a study by Mental Health America, 43 million Americans, including children, have a mental health condition. Many of those lead to depression or even suicide, an unfortunately growing trend. "I know from experience that losing a loved one to suicide is the

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-17 12:40:00

Three inmates escape Wakulla County Jail

WAKULLA CO., Fla. (WCTV) - Authorities say they are searching for three inmates who escaped from the Wakulla County Jail early Friday. According to the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office, the inmates escaped around 12:09 a.m. and have not yet been found. WCSO says the investigation is in the early stag

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-17 17:19:00

Shalimar woman arrested in connection to suspicious death

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Facebook page, a Shalimar woman at the center of a suspicious death investigation has been charged with tampering with evidence. Wednesday night around 11:30 p.m., OCSO deputies were called to the home of 65-year-old Bar

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-17 21:00:00

Man sent to hospital after motorcycle and car collide

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A crash landed a man in the hospital Thursday night after police say the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car. Panama City Police tell us the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. near the corner of Beck Avenue and U.S. 98. Police believe the car turned into t

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-17 07:04:00

Is vaping a better alternative to smoking cigarettes?

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The third Thursday in November is known as the Great American Smokeout. It's where smokers put their cigarettes down for a day. Vaping is seemingly a growing trend among people who want an alternative to cigarette smoking. "It's a combustion-free way of taking in nic

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-17 07:13:00

Suspicious death investigation in Shalimar

SHALIMAR, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Officials are investigating after a body was found at a Shalimar home early Thursday morning. According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to a home on 10th Avenue around midnight. They said a body was found inside the house, and the death i

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-16 16:34:00

Bay County Animal Control Adoptions

Will Rose from Bay County Animal Control stopped by the NewsChannel 7 studio to show us a sweet puppy in need of a new home. She was brought into the shelter as a stray and was treated for mange. For more information, watch Paris' interview.

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-17 02:28:00

Newschannel7's Riliegh McHugh honored at United States Air Force awards lunch

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Members of the 331st Recruiting Squadron of the United States Air Force gathered Thursday in Fort Walton Beach for their annual training conference. NewsChannel7's Riliegh McHugh was honored at their awards lunch with the Air Force Salute to Service plaque for h

WJHG-TV - 2017-11-17 02:27:00

Latest oil and gas updates

Beeville Publishing Co. publishes oil and gas permits and completions for the following counties on a weekly basis: Bee, Goliad, Karnes, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio. For the days ofNov. 1-7, a total of20permits were requested and/or approved and22well completions were reported for these countie


2 teens arrested in 88-year-old Bee County woman's death

Two people have been arrested in the death of an 88-year-old woman whose body was found Wednesday in her Skidmore home. Christopher Diaz, 17, and Ruben Echavarria, 18, both of Skidmore, surrendered to deputies and were arrested Wednesday, according to a post on the Bee County Sheriff's Office Facebo

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-11-16 20:25:22

Deputies find marijuana in stopped car

Sheriff's deputies discovered four packages of marijuana behind the back seat of a vehicle they stopped in Berclair over the weekend. Sheriff's deputies discovered four packages of marijuana behind the back seat of a vehicle they stopped in Berclair over the weekend.Contributed photo GOLIAD - Goliad

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-11-16 16:00:00

Fatigued driver leads to three-vehicle wreck

A fatigued driver triggered a three-vehicle wreck Wednesday morning near Goliad, but no injuries were reported. State troopers responded about 7:40 a.m. on S.H. 239, 14 miles west of Goliad, where an eastbound 1995 GMC pickup drifted off the roadway, said Sgt. Ruben San Miguel, of the Department of

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2017-11-16 05:36:00

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MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-11-16 18:25:58

Economic officials hear storm problems

In Rockport and Fulton, between 350 and 450 families are still displaced more than two months after Hurricane Harvey struck the Texas Coast. Tiffanie Hoover, Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce chairwoman, spoke during a panel at the Interagency Community Reinvestment Act Officers Roundtable in Vict


Storm-battered boat ramp at Goose Island reopens Saturday

Goose Island State Park's boat ramp was heavily damaged in August by Hurricane Harvey. Access to it had been closed to the general public. It will reopen on Saturday. Chris Ramirez/Caller-Times The popular boat ramp at Goose Island State Park north of Rockport will reopen Saturday. Access to the ra

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-11-15 20:02:43

Regulators deny Ford, Mazda more time to test potentially dangerous part

A routine traffic stop in Victoria turned into a car chase and an arrest for a Victoria man. 25 year old Cruz Garcia evaded police officers when Victoria PD tried to pull Garcia over in a routine traffic stop near Juan Lin. A routine traffic stop in Victoria turned into a car chase and an arrest fo

CROSSROADSTODAY.COM - 2017-11-16 17:30:00

Regents approve LCC welding program

"The reason why this program is such an asset to our region is there is a skill shortage in Southeast Kansas, but not only Southeast Kansas but also our nation," said Linseh Johnson, director of workforce training, education, career training and personal enrichment at LCC. "This program is actually

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-17 05:07:00

PHS class uses drone for Katy Hospital

Parsons High School computer-aided drafting students stood outside the old Katy Hospital, watching as the drone rose into the air, capturing photos and videos of the contours of the historical building constructed in the 1920s. Last year, the Katy Hospital Historical Society was established to prese

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-16 02:45:00

William "Bill" Terence Gorman

William "Bill" Terence Gorman William "Bill" Terence Gorman, 62, of Pittsburg, while surrounded by his family, went to be with his Lord at 11:25 p.m., Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan., after a sudden illness. A good and faithful servant, he was born March 2, 1955 in F


LCC board OKs tuckpointing project

The Labette Community College Board of Trustees Thursday approved a contract with WTI for $150,000, for tuckpointing the Main Building on the Parsons campus. For the last few months, the trustees have been discussing the issues occurring on the north side of the building due to mortar joints being d