Monthly Archives: June 2015

Fla. boys discover military medals tossed into trash

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Symbols of duty, honor and bravery were found dumped in a garbage can. Late Tuesday night, two Fort Pierce boys who found military service medals got their wish, as police now know the person to whom … Continue reading

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UF’s Fort Pierce invasive plant center likely to close, funding cut

UF’s plant quarantine center was poised to release the first biological control agent against the Brazilian peppertree. Florida’s only invasive plant species quarantine facility could close following Gov. Rick Scott’s budget cuts, University of Florida officials said Wednesday. Jack Payne, … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce Little League cleans up at District 17 championships

Fort Pierce Little League dominated the recent District 17 Tournament of Champions, winning titles in the Minors (8- to 10-year-old), Majors (10-12) and Seniors (13-16) age divisions against teams from throughout St. Lucie, Martin and Indian River counties. The Minors … Continue reading

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Two Fort Pierce boys discover military medals tossed into trash

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Symbols of duty, honor and bravery were found dumped in a garbage can. Late Tuesday night, two Fort Pierce boys who found military service medals got their wish, as police now know the person to whom … Continue reading

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Nearly 200 loggerhead sea turtles released off Fort Pierce coast

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – About 200 loggerhead sea turtles that were born and raised in captivity were released Wednesday morning into the Atlantic Ocean. The 2-year-old turtles were loaded onto a U.S. Coast Guard ship and released into the Gulf … Continue reading

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Dog euthanzied after attacking Fort Pierce owners

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – A Fort Pierce dog was euthanized Wednesday a day after it attacked its owners.  The incident occurred at 3002 Avenue J at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday. According to St. Lucie County Fire Rescue, police responded to a … Continue reading

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SLCSO holds press conference on deadly Fort Pierce shooting

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199 loggerhead sea turtles to be released Wednesday off Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE — Nearly 200 loggerhead sea turtles will be released into the Atlantic Ocean early Wednesday morning. Full story available to subscribers only.Subscribe Already a subscriber? Activate Article source: http://www.tcpalm.com/franchise/indian-river-lagoon/199-loggerhead-sea-turtles-to-be-released-wednesday-off-fort-pierce_16185794

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Man killed in shooting in Fort Pierce

Story by CBS12 Web team FORT PIERCE (CBS12) — Police are looking for information in the shooting death of a man in  Fort Pierce Saturday night. The shooting happened on Booker Street.  Police found 25-year-old Tela Gamariyah Sellers with a … Continue reading

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Man shot, killed in Fort Pierce Saturday

A man died after a shooting Saturday night in Fort Pierce, according to the Fort Pierce Police Department. Officers sent to 2603 Booker Street around 10:39 p.m. say they found 24-year-old Tela Gamariyah Sellers with a gunshot wound. St. Lucie … Continue reading

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