Monthly Archives: June 2017

Computers, musical instruments reported stolen from Fort Pierce churches

Fort Pierce Police(Photo: FILE PHOTO) FORT PIERCE — Police detectives are investigating a recent string of burglaries at local churches, said police officials. Electronic equipment, such as computers, musical instruments and other valuable items, has been taken from at least three … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce police warning church goers to be watchful following rash of church burglaries

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Fort Pierce police are warning churches in the city to be on guard after three churches have been broken into in one week. The break-ins happened last Thursday evening at 1810 Orange Avenue, Friday afternoon at … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce island theft paid for vehicles, gold teeth, reports show | Video

x Embed x Share CLOSE Arrest affidavits reveal details about teens who broke into a home in Fort Pierce. ELLIOTT JONES/TCPALM Wochit Shomari Smith, 14(Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY ST. LUCIE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE) ST. LUCIE COUNTY —  They’re teens after … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce youths march for peace, end of gunfire | Video

x Embed x Share CLOSE Last week, there were four gunfire incidents in seven hours in northwest Fort Pierce. ELLIOTT JONES/TCPALM Wochit North Fort Piece youths march for peace in their community on Friday, June 23, 2017.(Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY … Continue reading

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Pine View Mobile Home residents facing high water bills, demand to …

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Residents in one Fort Pierce neighborhood say their water bills have been steadily increasing for months, and in some cases, quadrupling. They’re worried they are paying for more than just their own water usage, and they … Continue reading

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Fort Pierce police warning church goers to be watchful following …

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Fort Pierce police are warning churches in the city to be on guard after three churches have been broken into in one week. The break-ins happened last Thursday evening at 1810 Orange Avenue, Friday afternoon at … Continue reading

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After 40 years in the community, SkateTown USA in Fort Pierce just days away from closing its doors

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Nowadays, skating rinks are increasingly hard to find. Four wheels, a hard wood floor, and music equals pure simplicity. “All the bad things, you forget about (them when you got skating). It’s awesome,” young skater Cadence … Continue reading

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Spoiled chicken sours a relationship, leads to assault charge in Fort Pierce

Palmer Curry, 41(Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY ST. LUCIE COUNTY SHERIFF’s OFFICE) FORT PIERCE —  Don’t mess with the chicken. A 41-year-old woman and a 70-year-old man almost came to blows — with a cooking iron and a knife — over … Continue reading

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Will Fort Pierce become a chicken-friendly city?

Under the proposed law, female chickens would be allowed at single-family homes if kept in a coop, pen, hen house or run area.(Photo: MOLLY BARTELS/TCPALM) FORT PIERCE — After years of sending code-enforcement officers to round up feral chickens, the City … Continue reading

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Pine View Mobile Home residents facing high water bills, demand to know why the hike

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Residents in one Fort Pierce neighborhood say their water bills have been steadily increasing for months, and in some cases, quadrupling. They’re worried they are paying for more than just their own water usage, and they … Continue reading

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