Monthly Archives: May 2014

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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Fort Pierce Westwood celebrates with Khalil Mack’s family

Last Update on May 29, 2014 01:02 GMT GOLF-WOODS DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods will miss a second straight major next month. The former No. 1 golfer has withdrawn from the U.S. Open as he recovers from back surgery … Continue reading

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2 men facing long prison stays in I-95 robberies

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) – 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 … Continue reading

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Montell Purter: Fort Pierce police link 16-year-old to 2 shootings by bullets used

FORT PIERCE — A 16-year-old boy is facing an attempted murder charge after officials matched a revolver recovered earlier this month to a bloody projectile found at the scene of a March shooting, according to affidavits released Wednesday. Montell Purter, … Continue reading

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John Shelton receives Garden Club of Fort Pierce’s thanks

FORT PIERCE — John Shelton was recognized with appreciation by the Garden Club of Fort Pierce at the club’s end of the season May meeting. John has been the all around go-to person for preparation for meetings. Whether he was … Continue reading

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St. Lucie County Community Calendar, updated May 27

TUESDAY’S SPECIAL EVENTS Blood Drive: Donors will receive a $10 gift card and checkup. 1-7 p.m. May 27. Sam’s Club, 565 20th St., Vero Beach. Fort Pierce Jazz Blues Scholarship Award Night: 7-10 p.m. May 27. Black Box Theater, 117 … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce police are investigating third shooting of the weekend

By Scott T. Smith / CBS12 NewsFORT PIERCE, Fla. — Fort Pierce police are investigating their third shooting of the weekend. The latest one happened just after midnight early Monday morning when 24-year-old Marquette McDuffy was shot along the 2500 … 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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Fort Pierce man in critical condition after Monday morning shooting

Anyone with information may call Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 800-273-8477 or leave the tip on its website, tcwatch.org. Tipsters could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000. FORT PIERCE — A 24-year-old man was in critical condition … Continue reading

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Cortlin Wallace:18-year-old shot, critically hurt in Ft. Pierce

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Fort Pierce police are investigating an overnight shooting that sent a teen to the hospital. Just after midnight Monday, Cortlin Wallace, 18, was shot in the 600 block of North 32nd St.  He was taken to … Continue reading

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