Monthly Archives: July 2013

Celso Heredia disappears from N.Y. hospital, makes his way back to Fort Pierce

An elderly man who disappeared from a New York hospital after being found wandering by the side of a highway is now safe at home in Fort Pierce, but police are still baffled by how he found his way back. … Continue reading

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5 accused PNC Bank robbers, including 1 from Fort Pierce, to be back in court …

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — Five people, including a Fort Pierce resident, arrested in two back-to-back PNC bank robberies July 8 here also may have committed three PNC bank robberies in Sebastian, Port Orange and near Tampa since June, according to … Continue reading

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Community forum addresses recent crimes in Fort Pierce

All of the recent shootings on the Treasure Coast are pushing one community to fight back. A suspect in Sunday’s shootings in Fort Pierce killed his father before taking his own life, Sheriff Ken Mascara says. More A group of … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Area Fishing Report 7/30/13

Capt. Joe Ward/Capt. Joe’s River Charters July 30, 2013 INSHORE – “The inshore fishing has been on the slow side due to all the fresh water run off. I did have reports of scattered speckled trout action on the high tide … Continue reading

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From sheriff to police chief to state representative, officials urge Fort …

CALL TO ACTION What: A community meeting to get people involved in combating gun violence When: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday Where: Lincoln Park Academy auditorium, 1806 Avenue I, Fort Pierce Organizers: State Rep. Larry Lee Jr. in cooperation with … Continue reading

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American Legion baseball: Port St. Lucie Post 318, Fort Pierce Post 358 among …

SANFORD — A pair of complete-game pitching performances Monday helped two area American Legion baseball teams move closer to a state championship showdown. Current Subscribers – Activate Now Already subscribe to TCPalm?Click below to activate your Premium Subscription and receive … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce gives nod to proposed 15 percent property tax increase

FORT PIERCE — Fort Pierce City Commissioners on Monday gave the nod but not approval for a 15 percent property tax increase for the 2013-2014 budget year. Commissioners did not approve raising the rate from $5.7131 to $6.6050 per $1,000 … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce proposes 15 percent property tax increase

FORT PIERCE — City officials are proposing a 15 percent property tax increase for the 2013-2014 budget year. They’re proposing raising the rate from $5.7131 to $6.6050 per $1,000 of taxable value. That means a homeowner with a $100,000 home … Continue reading

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Candlelight vigil held for victims of violence in Fort Pierce on Sunday

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – A small rally took place Sunday night in the form of a candlelight vigil to honor the victims in the recent violence in Fort Pierce. Local churches, the NAACP, and neighbors in the community gathered for … Continue reading

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Another person from Ft. Pierce shooting dies

Posted by Harrison Barrus/CBS 12 News Ft. Pierce–Sunday marks one week since an armed 22-year-old Adam Peavey went on a killing spree in Fort Pierce. Sadly, Keith Roberts, another man shot last week getting his mail, died from his injuries. … Continue reading

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