Monthly Archives: May 2014

Fort Pierce man faces charges of robbing St. Lucie West gas station at gunpoint

PORT ST. LUCIE — A Fort Pierce man faces charges of robbing a gas station clerk at gunpoint Saturday night. Port St. Lucie Police arrested James Earl Chambers, 23, of the 900 block of 21st Street, Fort Pierce, on Friday … Continue reading

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Law enforcement: Suicide bomber from Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE — The young American suicide bomber who last weekend blew up an explosives-laden truck halfway across the world in Syria made his home in Florida, law enforcement officials said Friday. Records indicate the man played high school basketball … Continue reading

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Cora Stickney Harper Chapter NSDAR in Fort Pierce Celebrates 100 Years!

Photo by Tania Ortega-Cowan: Members of the Cora Stickney Harper Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. One hundred years ago, a group of patriotic and community-minded women started something very special. These women all … Continue reading

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Benefit this weekend for Fort Pierce toddler in need of prosthetic treatment

Story by Jana Eschbach / CBS 12 NEWS FORT PIERCE, Fla. – “He just wants to be like every other child his age and not be looked at that he is different,” said Conner Scherer’s Mom Ashley, watching him attack … Continue reading

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Pilot Club of Fort Pierce donates to school system

Photo provided: Members of the Pilot Club of Fort Pierce present $1,500 to the St. Lucie County School Board. In their continuing support of students with special needs, the Pilot Club of Fort Pierce has donated $1,500 to the Exceptional … Continue reading

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2 men facing long prison stays in I-95 robberies

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Two men are facing lengthy federal prison sentences after pleading guilty to committing a string of armed robberies along Interstate 95 in Florida. Yubran Alvarez Vasquez of Bluffton, South Carolina, and Matthew Emmanuel Vasquez of Savannah, … Continue reading

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2 men facing long prison stays in I-95 robberies

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Two men are facing lengthy federal prison sentences after pleading guilty to committing a string of armed robberies along Interstate 95 in Florida. Yubran Alvarez Vasquez of Bluffton, South Carolina, and Matthew Emmanuel Vasquez of Savannah, … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby raises funds for Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520

Photos provided: Patricia Tavares, Frankie Bell, Kathy Henry, Tamy Walker and Rod Dally have some fun at the annual Kentucky Derby Day fundraiser hosted by the Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520. Ron and Joanne Koppenhover, members of the Fort Pierce … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby raises funds for Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520

Photos provided: Patricia Tavares, Frankie Bell, Kathy Henry, Tamy Walker and Rod Dally have some fun at the annual Kentucky Derby Day fundraiser hosted by the Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520. Ron and Joanne Koppenhover, members of the Fort Pierce … Continue reading

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Firefighters hope Ft. Pierce brush fire does not reignite

15:40.56 AIR SUPPORT HAULED IN BUCKETS AND BUCKETS OF WATER.15:49.07 SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES BECAME IMPROMPTU FIREFIGHTERSPICKING UP GARDEN HOSES.15:48.34 CLOSE CALLS IN BACK YARDS15:50.12 Jumped over, caught all this on fire. RESIDENTS EVEN SET UP HOMEMADE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS ON THEIR ROOFSBUT … Continue reading

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