Monthly Archives: May 2015

Fort Pierce man charged with lewd, lascivious battery on underage girl

FORT PIERCE — A 21-year-old man called 911 once he learned the girl he was having sexual relations with was supposedly 16, not 19, as she initially professed to be, according to an arrest affidavit. Police later found she was … Continue reading

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UPDATE: All Turnpike lanes open again near Fort Pierce

UPDATE, 5:50 p.m.: All lanes are now open following a crash between two semis that shut down Florida’s Turnpike near Fort Pierce, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. UPDATE, 5 p.m.: All northbound lanes have opened back up along Florida’s … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Westwood High School’s 2015 graduates

Gallery: Fort Pierce Westwood’s graduation   Fort Pierce Westwood High School’s Class of 2015   Top ten graduates **Durden, Shelby R (Valedictorian) **Diago, Dominique Ibayon (Salutatorian) **Taylor, Zachary Augustus **Clarizio, Gloria Lenzi **Tennell, Nyah Chanel **Brandon, Annarose Juliette **Kraker, Bailey … Continue reading

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19-year-old man shot multiple times in Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — A 19-year-old man was shot in Fort Pierce today. St. Lucie Fire Rescue crews responded to 23rd Street and Canal Terrace at 2:30 p.m. The man was transported to Lawnwood Medical Center’s Trauma Center with very … Continue reading

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Report: Southbound Turnpike reopened at Fort Pierce

UPDATE, 3:20 p.m.: All southbound lanes have been reopened on Florida’s Turnpike, near Fort Pierce, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. ORIGINAL STORY: All southbound lanes of Florida’s Turnpike are closed south of Fort Pierce, according to the Florida … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man charged with attempted murder, accused of shooting former …

OKEECHOBEE — A Fort Pierce man charged with attempted murder apparently shot two former friends he was arguing with, according to an arrest affidavit. In Douglas Park in Okeechobee at 3 a.m. Saturday, one was shot three times: once in … Continue reading

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FORT PIERCE — A 21-year-old city resident was charged in Monday’s shooting …

FORT PIERCE — A 21-year-old city resident was charged in Monday’s shooting of a 16-year-old in the back about 4:15 p.m. near the intersection of North 13th Street and Avenue I, according to an arrest affidavit. The unidentified boy, who … Continue reading

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Teen shot Monday afternoon in Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE — A teenager was shot at North 12th Street and Avenue I at about 4:15 p.m. Monday, according to St. Lucie County Fire Rescue. The teenager was transported to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, but the extent of his … Continue reading

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Police say 18-year-old charged after shooting victim in the back of the head

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. – An 18-year-old Fort Pierce man is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder after shooting a person in the back of the head, the upper back and the lower back early Saturday in Okeechobee County. Police … Continue reading

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Teen shot in Fort Pierce Monday afternoon

FORT PIERCE —A teenager was shot at North 12th Street and Avenue I at about 4:15 p.m. Monday, according to St. Lucie County Fire Rescue. The teenager was transported to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, but the extent of his injuries … Continue reading

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