Monthly Archives: February 2016

All northbound lanes of I-95 near Orange Ave. reopen in Fort Pierce following vehicle crash

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – UPDATE: All northbound lanes of Interstate 95 reopened in Fort Pierce following a vehicle crash, according to Florida Highway Patrol.  EARLIER STORY:  All northbound lanes of Interstate 95 are shut down at mile marker 131 at the northbound entrance … Continue reading

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Missing baby found; ‘person of interest’ found near Fort Pierce

By Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE — Florida law enforcement have found a 2-month-old girl kidnapped from her home and located a “person of interest” they had sought on Florida’s Turnpike near Fort Pierce. Broward County sheriff’s spokeswoman Joy Oglesby says … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man accused of gun, drug charges

By Nicholas Samuel, nicholas.samuel@tcpalm.com FORT PIERCE — A 33-year-old man was arrested Thursday after police say they found marijuana on him and a loaded gun in his vehicle, according to an arrest report. Alonzo Mitz, of the 2400 block of … Continue reading

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Missing baby found; ‘person of interest’ found on turnpike

By Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE — Florida law enforcement have found a 2-month-old girl kidnapped from her home and located a “person of interest” they had sought on Florida’s Turnpike near Fort Pierce. Broward County sheriff’s spokeswoman Joy Oglesby says … Continue reading

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Police arrest man with gun, drugs in Fort Pierce

By Nicholas Samuel, nicholas.samuel@tcpalm.com FORT PIERCE — A 33-year-old man was arrested Thursday after police say they found marijuana on him and a loaded gun in his vehicle, according to an arrest report. Alonzo Mitz, of the 2400 block of … Continue reading

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Zombies, freaks and monsters coming to Fort Pierce’s Fenn Center

By Angela Smith, Special to Treasure Coast Newspapers Don’t be alarmed if you see zombies, freaks and monsters in Fort Pierce next weekend. For three days, The St. Lucie County Havert Fenn Center will be transformed into another world for … Continue reading

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Police identify victim in deadly overnight shooting in Fort Pierce

Police are investigating a deadly overnight shooting in Fort Pierce. The shooting happened around 1:50 a.m. at a La Quinta Inn at 2655 Crossroads Parkway, according to authorities. Download the WPBF 25 News app: IOS | Android Investigators have identified … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce football rivals at a crossroads

Dennis Jacob Columnist It’s no secret that coaching high school football these days requires an all-in commitment. That explains — in part, at least — why head coaches at Fort Pierce Central and Fort Pierce Westwood jumped off the nonstop … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce man accused of robbing youth of car payment cash at gunpoint

FORT PIERCE — This mother wasn’t going to stand by after her son was robbed at gunpoint, according to an arrest affidavit. When her son told her what had happened the day before, she called police, leading to the arrest … Continue reading

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TREASURE COAST FREAK SHOW: Zombies, freaks, monsters coming to Fort Pierce

Don’t be alarmed if you see zombies, freaks and monsters in Fort Pierce next weekend. For three days, The St. Lucie County Havert Fenn Center will be transformed into another world for the inaugural Treasure Coast Freak Show. Similar to … Continue reading

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