Monthly Archives: July 2012

FORT PIERCE —

Kisha Armstrong, 33, felt for a pulse in her son, Toriell Roberts, after he fell to the ground from a gunshot wound along North 14th Street on Sunday night, she said. The assailants ran away as she pleaded with her … Continue reading

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Letter: Bloodshed in Fort Pierce, while lawmen, clergy look away

David Cook, Fort Pierce Letter: Bloodshed in Fort Pierce, while lawmen, clergy look away When is the community going to get involved? And I mean the whole community — white, black, brown, whatever — because this is a serious problem. … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce police search for 4 suspects in homicide of Westwood High senior

Kisha Armstrong felt for a pulse in her 18-year-old son, Toriell Roberts, after he fell to the ground from a gunshot wound along North 14th Street on Sunday night. As the four suspects ran away, she pleaded with Torriell. “Please … Continue reading

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Post 358 wins American Legion state title

See all25 photosat full size FORT PIERCE — Fort Pierce Post 358 manager Andrew Wells was trying to think of ways to describe his team, but one title did the trick better than any other: State champions. Post 358 beat … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Library announces August movies

FORT PIERCE — The Fort Pierce Branch Library announces its ”Friday Matinee” lineup for August. Held every Friday, the library presents a free film, starting at 2 p.m. • Aug. 3 – “Two-Face Woman” (1941) featuring Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce police search for 4 suspects in Sunday night’s 1st homicide of year

Photo by Alex Boerner, Treasure Coast Newspapers ALEX BOERNER/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS Kisha Armstrong was with her son Toriell Roberts when he was shot after the two of them were approached by four suspects Sunday night near the intersection of Avenue … Continue reading

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Project would improve traffic flow, pedestrian safety at Fort Pierce intersection

FORT PIERCE — The new federal courthouse kitty-corner from City Hall has brought more people and traffic to U.S. 1, presenting difficulties and safety concerns for pedestrians and motorists, particularly at the Orange Avenue intersection. The timing of signals results … Continue reading

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Letter: Move the Fort Pierce Inlet idle speed zone signs for greater safety

Beau Bryan, Fort Pierce Letter: Move the inlet idle speed zone signs for greater safety It’s time to move the idle speed zone signs in the Fort Pierce Inlet. The width of the inlet narrows at the same point where … Continue reading

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Money at heart of Fort Pierce mayoral race

Charlie Hayek Photo by Photo Provided Christine Coke Chris Williams Linda Hudson J. Curtis Boyd Vince Gaskin FORT PIERCE — Although the city’s six mayoral candidates agree the race’s most important issues are jobs, budgets, crime and port development, they … Continue reading

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American Legion: Fort Pierce tops Vero, will play for state title

Photo by Eric Hasert Eric Enrico (center) of Vero Beach Post 39 tries unsuccessfully to complete a double play as Mike Shabareck (left) of Fort Pierce Post 358 beats the throw during the American Legion state tournament at Indian River … Continue reading

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