Monthly Archives: January 2016

Vero Beach, Fort Pierce close in on rainfall records | Photos, video

State pumps polluted farm water into Lake O; discharges start soon January 2016 proving to be wet month The rain deluge continues Thursday with another 2 to 4 inches of rain expected before the day ends, floating both Vero Beach and Fort … Continue reading

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Guns complicating crime in Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE — In the aftermath of three unsolved shooting fatalities since Christmas, Deputy Police Chief Kenny Norris’ questioning brought one youth to tears. Norris asked the boy if he would shoot another youth who was standing nearby. The tears … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man faces additional child-porn charges

Another 54 charges of child pornography have been filed against a 29-year-old Fort Pierce man, the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office said Friday. Altamonte Wilson faced 10 counts of possession of child pornography and possession of a firearm by a … Continue reading

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HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: 55-point 2nd half powers Central

Fort Pierce Central High School’s boys basketball team ended the regular season with a bang Friday night. Trailing Okeechobee by one point at halftime, the Cobras scored 55 second-half points and breezed to a 92-71 win at Okeechobee. David Reese … Continue reading

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Manatee-zone boat violation gets Fort Pierce man probation

A 37-year-old Fort Pierce man was placed on a year of probation Friday and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine for driving his boat too fast in a manatee zone. Christopher Michael McManus had previously pleaded guilty to one count … Continue reading

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DiPalma runs for Becht’s Fort Pierce City Commission seat

FORT PIERCE — Steven DiPalma is making his second bid to unseat Fort Pierce City Commissioner Edward Becht from his District 2 post. DiPalma unsuccessfully challenged Becht for the position in 2012. Becht has not announced whether he will run … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce braces for possibly more bad weather

FORT PIERCE, Fla– With more possible bad weather on the way, parts of the Treasure Coast are bracing for a new round of rough rain. All of this is just adding to some of the flooding problems left over from … Continue reading

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Fishing: Kingfish tour to bring 200 boats to Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE — For a week this November, the Sunrise City is going to become the city of Champions, at least in the sport of tournament king mackerel fishing. Thursday, at the River Walk Center, along the shores of the … Continue reading

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Vero Beach, Fort Pierce get close to rainfall records | Photos, video

State pumps polluted farm water into Lake O; discharges start soon January 2016 proving to be wet month The rain deluge continues Thursday with another 2 to 4 inches of rain expected before the day ends, floating both Vero Beach and Fort … Continue reading

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New marina in Fort Pierce would add 700 vehicles

FORT PIERCE — More than 700 vehicles a day would be added to State Road A1A when a marina is built on the site of the former Causeway Mobile Home Park, next to the Fort Pierce Utilities Authority plant, according … Continue reading

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