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Vero Beach High School student arrested, charged with brandishing gun on campus Friday

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

TCPALM - 2018-09-17 22:00:00

Vero Beach homes to be evacuated as workers search for remnants of World War II military training

"We've identified these areas where we know the military used the site for practice," said Amanda Parker, a spokeswoman for the Corps. "We've done a number of investigations out in this area and this is just a continuation of that."

TCPALM - 2018-09-18 22:53:00

Oktoberfest, Pirate Fest, National Parachuting Championships, Museum Day top this weekend

Three different German-themed events top the best things to do this weekend, but there’s still a long list of other ways to have fun in Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie counties.

TCPALM - 2018-09-19 16:55:00

Two wounded in Gifford shooting, injuries are not life-threatening

(Photo: LAMAUR STANCIL/TCPALM)INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Detectives are following leads after a shooting in Gifford that wounded two people Tuesday night.Sheriff's Maj. Eric Flowers said the two people shot near the Victory Park Apartments suffered inuries that were not life-threatening. They were being

TCPALM - 2018-09-19 16:44:00

Interview with Sebastian doctor involved in fatal hit-and-run crash played at trial

Shelton, on trial on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving death, told FHP Cpl. Garrett Shuman in a recorded interview April 27, 2016, that when she arrived at her home on Drake Way, she noticed the damage to her vehicle.

TCPALM - 2018-09-18 22:44:00

Kamaree Lyons, Sebastian student-athlete who suddenly died, had 'abnormalities of the heart'

Buy PhotoA memorial is seen for Sebastian River High School student Kamaree Lyons in front of the school on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in Sebastian. Lyons, 17, collapsed after walking off the school’s basketball court Saturday night, and was taken by ambulance to Sebastian River Medical Center where h

TCPALM - 2018-09-19 16:26:00

Treasure Coast-Opoly, a Monopoly-like board game, available locally at Walmart

Treasure Coast-Opoly, created by Cincinnati-basedLate for the Sky Production Company, has been available exclusively at Walmart since the middle of August.

TCPALM - 2018-09-19 21:20:00

Chronic Tacos Mexican Grill brings third-generation recipes to Vero Beach

Boasting third-generation recipes from the Bonilla family of Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico, the Chronic Tacos business — now a franchise — was founded by Randy Wyner, who grew up eating traditional Mexican food as a guest of the Bonilla family.

TCPALM - 2018-09-18 22:30:00

Teen arrested for possessing a weapon on Vero Beach High School campus - Sebastian Daily

VERO BEACH, Florida – On Friday, September 14, 2018, the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line (772-978-6000) received anonymous information that student Andrew Bobilin, 17, had possessed a handgun on campus earlier that day.


Vero Beach should sell property near Historic Dodgertown to Indian River County

Alma Lee Loy, former Indian River County commissioner, business owner and longtime community leader and volunteer, gives Vero Beach City Council advice Tuesday, August 21, 2018, on surveying parks, open space and waterfront property, and residents' desires on how to use them at a council meeting.LAU


Sebastian high school student collapses, dies after basketball game

Kamaree Jevon Lyons, a 17-year-old Sebastian River High senior and football player, died Saturday night after a school basketball event.


2018 Fishing for Futures for Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County

The Children Services Council of St. Lucie County sponsored morning and afternoon fishing trips aboard the Fort Pierce Lady for Boys & Girls Clubs members. In addition to the excitement of being on a large charter boat, many of the young people caught their first fish.Provided by Boys & Girls Clubs

TCPALM - 2018-09-18 18:27:25

Squid Lips in Sebastian Closes Tuesday Amid Health Inspection - Sebastian Daily

SEBASTIAN, Florida – On Monday, a state Health Inspector cited Squid Lips in Sebastian with 17 violations, causing them to close part of the afternoon.

SEBASTIANDAILY.COM - 2018-09-18 16:18:02

Sebastian Man Walks Around Naked at Vero Beach Kamp - Sebastian Daily

Sebastian, Florida – Deputies say a Sebastian man was walking around naked Saturday night at Vero Beach Kamp, reports show.


Treasure Coast Pilot Club's 31st annual Autumn in the Park set for Oct. 6-7 in Vero Beach

Autumn in the Park, which isTreasure Coast Pilot Club’s largest annual fundraiser, will celebrate its 31st annual arts and crafts festival in Vero Beach’s Riverside Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 6-7.


Arrest made in deadly Fort Pierce shooting

FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- Fort Pierce police say they have arrested a suspect in a deadly shooting that happened early Saturday.Police say 24-year-old Jeremy Wilson of Fort Pierce was shot after 3 a.m. on the 1100 block of Avenue D.He was driven to the hospital by a bystander, where he later died from hi


Community mourns teen who died suddenly after playing basketball inside high school

SEBASTIAN, Fla. - Grief counselors will be on hand this week at Sebastian River High School as students, teammates, and teachers come to grips with the loss of 17-year-old Kamaree Lyons.

WPTV - 2018-09-17 23:21:45

TCPalmCAST | Sept. 18: More evidence blue-green algae is dangerous, heat wave hits this week and more on today's podcast

TCPalmCAST | Sept. 18: More evidence blue-green algae is dangerous, heat wave hits this week and more on today's podcast(Photo: TCPalm)Editor's note:You can click the play button on the new episode above or scroll down for more ways to listen and subscribe.SubscribeGoogle Play MusiciTunesSoundCloudB

TCPALM - 2018-09-18 10:00:00

'God always takes the special ones': Community mourns after Sebastian student's sudden death

Courtney and William Shogran lost their 14-year-old son, William Jr., to heat stroke-related symptoms while at a football practice in 2014. They say they were given conflicting stories from school officials and police on the circumstances leading up to his death. Now, Thursday, August, 30, 2018, fou

TCPALM - 2018-09-17 22:22:00

Time for Vero Beach to embrace notion of Brightline station

Regarding the Sept. 5 editorial about a Brightline station in Fort Pierce, I think the matter is well past the point of no return, and that Vero Beach City and County officials should cease from any further pursuit of trying to stop the completion of the rail line through our community.