Monthly Archives: December 2014

Jury acquits 2 Fort Pierce men of felony charges in 2-year-old theft

FORT PIERCE — A jury earlier this month acquitted two Fort Pierce men of felony charges stemming from the theft two years ago of a television for which the brother of one of the men pleaded guilty. Full story available … Continue reading

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State bill to create literacy program for at-risk children in Fort Pierce to …

A bill to start a literacy program for at-risk children in Fort Pierce will come back next year after dying in the last minutes of this year’s state legislative session. Full story available to subscribers only.Subscribe Already a subscriber? Activate … Continue reading

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employee fights off armed robber

A man described by his family as “depressed and overly emotional” is suspected of killing eight people before taking his own life, police in Edmonton, Alberta, said Tuesday at a press conference. Seven of the victims, including two children, were … Continue reading

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Experimental plane comes in for hard landing in Fort Pierce

A pilot escaped serious injury when his experimental airplane came in for a hard landing at the St. Lucie County International Airport on Tuesday afternoon. MOBILE/TABLET USERS: Watch the Report The plane experienced a mechanical failure and came down at … Continue reading

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Guns fired, robber hit but flees Fort Pierce convenience store

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – A convenience store worker fired on an armed robber, injuring the man before he fled early Saturday, according to police reports. Police are looking for the alleged assailant who was injured about 1:15 a.m. at the … Continue reading

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Suspect captured after shooting in Fort Pierce

A suspected shooter said he he had to defend himself during a shooting in Fort Pierce Wednesday that left a man in critical condition. A man has been arrested for allegedly shooting another man, according to police in Fort Pierce. … Continue reading

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Allen Garrett: Fort Pierce drummer who is quadriplegic finds new beat

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Allen Garrett is a drummer who has been recapturing his beat. He started playing the drums at the age of six. “I played for the governor in Tallahassee when I was probably 12 or 13 years … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce movie theater to screen "The Interview" on Christmas

FORT PIERCE — A Treasure Coast movie theater will screen “The Interview” on Christmas Day. The controversial movie will be shown at Nova Cinemas at Sabal Palm on the 2500 block of U.S. 1 in Fort Pierce. “Sony Pictures Entertainment … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man charged in March 7 stabbing

FORT PIERCE — An ongoing investigation into a near-fatal stabbing at a Sunoco gas station during March has led to the arrest of Ricardo Perez-Cruz, 37. Perez-Cruz, of the 3300 block of Orange Avenue, was arrested on Sunday on a … Continue reading

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FORT PIERCE — The state Fire Marshal continued Friday investigating a …

FORT PIERCE — The state Fire Marshal continued Friday investigating a possible arson at a single-story residence in Fort Pierce, according to St. Lucie County sheriff’s officials. Full story available to subscribers only.Subscribe Already a subscriber? Activate Article source: http://www.tcpalm.com/news/local-news/crime/officials-continue-to-investigate-suspected-arson-in-fort-pierce_34665431

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