Monthly Archives: March 2015

Fort Pierce 5th-grader suspended after recording teacher’s taunting remarks – 7Online WSVN

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (WSVN) — A Florida student and her parents say she received an unfair punishment for doing the right thing. Eleven-year-old Brianna Cooper, a fifth-grader at Fort Pierce Elementary School, said her teacher had been mean to students … Continue reading

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St. Lucie educator, politician Havert Fenn dead at 87

FORT PIERCE — Fort Pierce and St. Lucie County officials Friday were mourning the death of St. Lucie educator and community leader Havert “Coach” Fenn. Fenn died Thursday night at age 87, according to his son, Morgan Fenn. “Everything about … Continue reading

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Fore! Obama golfs with Alonzo Mourning on Florida getaway

By JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press PALM CITY, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama kicked off the spring season on Saturday with a weekend golf getaway in Florida, teeing off with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning and former sportscaster Ahmad Rashad. … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce residents hope to catch a glimpse of the president

FT. PIERCE, Fla. – FORT PIERCE, Fla. — The President’s arrival here on the Treasure Coast has many wondering if they’ll rub elbows with Mr. Obama. That’s especially true at Big Apple Pizza and Pasta in Fort Pierce. When the … Continue reading

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Picking up the pieces in Fort Pierce following storm

Story by Melissa Howell/CBS12 FORT PIERCE (CBS12) — Residents out on Whisper Pines are still picking up the pieces after a night of strong winds and heavy rains. Skip Benson heard it all unfold.  “I couldn’t see my car,” said … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce teacher fired after student bullying caught on audio tape

  FORT PIERCE — A Samuel Gaines Academy teacher was fired Friday after officials learned of an audio recording that depicted her bullying a student, said St. Lucie Public Schools Superintendent Genelle Yost in a news release. The move came … Continue reading

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Family says slain fugitive was unarmed

The family of a fugitive shot and killed by a U.S. Marshals task force claims he was unarmed, but investigators allege he tried to attack them with a filet knife. Jamalis Hall was considered armed, dangerous and mentally unstable after … Continue reading

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OPINION — Welcome to Fort Pierce, Mr. President: Take a Good Look at Your …

The Floridian National Golf Club in Palm City, President Barack Obama’s weekend hangout (via Facebook) FORT PIERCE — While Republicans are belly-aching again about President Barack Obama coming to South Florida to play a few rounds of golf, they failed … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man appointed to FIND

TALLAHASSEE Fort Pierce man appointed to FIND Martin County Engineering Department Director Don Donaldson has been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the Florida Inland Navigation District. Donaldson, 53, of Fort Pierce, succeeds Gail Kavanagh of St. Lucie County and … Continue reading

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Tree falls on home in Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – A tree fell on a house in the Whispering Pines neighborhood of Fort Pierce as strong storms rolled through St. Lucie County Thursday afternoon. A woman inside the home was rescued and not injured. ” I … Continue reading

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