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Pensacola man sentenced to prison after 2 drug arrests in less than 2 weeks

A 35-year-old Pensacola man has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison on several drug charges stemming from two separate incidents last year. Antonio Holt was sentenced Tuesday by Circuit Judge Stephen Pitre, according to a news release from State Attorney Bill Eddins' office.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-12-12 17:17:00

Desiree Tedder trial starts: Was it sex, drugs and murder? Or was it self-defense?

A woman is on trial in Pensacola this week on allegations she beat a sleeping man with a crowbar, stabbed him in the chest multiple times, then buried him in her grandmother’s backyard.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-12-12 19:50:00

ECSO identified body found deceased near North S Street and Lee Street

PENSACOLA. Fla. (WEAR-TV) — The Escambia County Sheriff's Office (ECSO) has identified the victim that was found deceased on Tuesday near North S Street and West Lee Street. According to the report, ECSO deputies responded to called in reference to a shooting on Tuesday evening.

WEAR - 2018-12-12 15:08:46

Greenwood trial, day two: Defendant's mother gives tearful testimony in son's defense

A jury is one day closer to deciding if a Pensacola man laid in wait to murder his estranged stepfather in an ambush-style offense, or if he was protecting himself and his mother from inevitable harm against a man known to be hot-tempered and armed with a gun.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-12-12 22:13:00

Teenager arrested after chase with stolen car, loaded guns

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) -- A teenager is in jail with a list of charges after leading deputies on a chase that ended in Pensacola. Jermaine Jackson, 18, was found with two loaded guns inside a stolen vehicle out of Okaloosa County.

WKRG - 2018-12-12 21:52:00

Highway 399, Bob Sikes Pier reopen after Hurricane Michael

PENSACOLA, Fla. — A road and an attraction damaged by Hurricane Michael in October have now reopened. Highway 399, also called J. Earle Bowden Way, reopened to traffic late Wednesday afternoon.

WEAR - 2018-12-12 18:01:03

Family of father killed in shooting responds to man receiving not guilty verdict

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) — On Friday, a jury found a Pensacola man who killed two men and injured a third not guilty of murder. Gideon Fussner was acquitted of two murder charges and an aggravated battery charge.

WEAR - 2018-12-11 23:39:37

U.S. 29 crash leaves Jay woman in critical condition, driver cited

A Jay woman is in critical condition after a Tuesday evening crash at U.S. 29 and State Road 97, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Benny Ray Wolfe, 76, of Jay, was traveling north on U.S. 29 in the inside left turn lane approaching State Road 97 in a 2003 Chrysler Town & Country at about 5:50

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-12-12 13:08:00

Pensacola police investigate after man found dead near Baptist Hospital

The Pensacola Police Department is conducting a death investigation near Baptist Hospital. On Tuesday morning, the remains of a 62-year-old man were discovered outdoors near the intersection of E and Mallory streets, not far from Baptist's emergency room, according to PPD.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-12-11 18:52:00

Pensacola Mayor wants to create plan to cut down on panhandling

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) -- Mayor Grover Robinson wants to create a plan that cuts down on the number of panhandlers in downtown Pensacola. Robinson says this will be one of his biggest priorities.

WKRG - 2018-12-11 22:21:00

Pensacola Christian College delivers 1,800 toys to Hurricane Michael victims | Causes

Two recent toy drives hosted by Pensacola Christian College and Pensacola Christian Academy brought in more than 1,800 toys for children affected by Hurricane Michael in Bay County.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-12-12 16:00:00

Workman Middle School student charged with battery in locker room attack

A Workman Middle School student was arrested late last week after an incident was caught on video and posted on social media that appeared to show him kicking another student in the head as the student was tying his shoes.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-12-11 11:57:00

Rich's Car Wash toy drive shopping spree in Pensacola

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) -- Rich's Car Wash, a sponsor in the WKRG News 5 Magical Christmas Toy Drive really got into the Christmas spirit today with an enthusiastic shopping spree with News 5's Drexel Gilbert!

WKRG - 2018-12-11 20:34:00

Retired N.B. Cook teacher Pat Hubbard's former students remember her lessons well

Pat Hubbard taught her students everything. And when a trio of her fourth-grade N.B. Cook Elementary School students from the mid-1960s stopped by for a visit at her Pensacola home Sunday, she listed just a few of those responsibilities.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-12-11 11:10:00

Body found at intersection of S & Lee streets in Escambia County

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) — Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a death that occurred Tuesday evening. Deputies were dispatched to the area of North S Street and Lee Street just before 7 p.m. They were responding to a call of a shooting victim.

WEAR - 2018-12-11 21:19:09

Pensacola skate park's future back in hands of the City Council

The future of a proposed skate park in downtown Pensacola is once again in the hands of the Pensacola City Council. Jon Shell, founder of Upward Intuition, sent a letter to the City Council requesting the city assume responsibility for the design and construction of the skate park.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-12-11 11:48:00

Jury picked in James Greenwood 'stand your ground' case, trial expected to begin Tuesday

A jury was picked Monday for the trial of James Greenwood, a Pensacola man charged with murder in the 2014 shooting death of his stepfather, Al Jones. A jury of four men and 10 women, including two alternates, was picked out of a pool of 60 people after about four hours of questioning and deliberati

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-12-10 23:21:00

Three Pensacola murder cases headed to trial this week

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) — It's three different cases - jury selections in the murder trials of Desiree Tedder, James Greenwood and Gregory Taylor will begin Monday morning,

WEAR - 2018-12-09 18:27:34

Jury selected for woman accused of burying man in grandmother's backyard

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) — A jury has been selected in thetrial of Desiree Tedder. Tedder faces one count of murder in the 2017 death of Drulmauert Mims. Mims was reported missing in March of 2017. Authorities found his remains in June in Tedder's grandmother's backyard.

WEAR - 2018-12-10 17:16:57

Pensacola mayor introduces plan to require citizen input at public meetings

PENSACOLA, FLA. (WEAR-TV) — There have been questions about the future of three historic buildings in Pensacola that are set to be demolished. The Architectural Review Board's (ARB) process of approving the project has left city leaders at odds.

WEAR - 2018-12-10 20:06:08