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17-year-old arrested in Fort Pierce homicide

CLOSE There’s a reason why Fort Pierce experienced such a drastic drop in crime from 2015 to 2016. LAURIE K. BLANDFORD/TCPALM Wochit Corey Brown(Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY ST. LUCIE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE) FORT PIERCE — A second arrest has been made … Continue reading

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Shooter called 911, claimed self-defense in road rage killing on State Road 60

CLOSE Law enforcement officials are investigating the fatal shooting of a Fort Pierce man on S.R. 60 in what is being classified by the sheriff’s office as a “road-rage incident” and what the shooter is calling self-defense. CONTRIBUTED FROM INDIAN … Continue reading

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Keep fingers and toes crossed on Port of Fort Pierce purchase | Anthony Westbury

CLOSE St. Lucie County Administrator Howard Tipton talks about the county’s plan to buy the the Port of Fort Pierce and its future vision. HANNAH SCHWAB/TCPALM St. Lucie County will purchase the King Maritime Group property at the Port of … Continue reading

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Shots fired from stolen car in Fort Pierce leads to the arrest of two

CLOSE There’s a reason why Fort Pierce experienced such a drastic drop in crime from 2015 to 2016. LAURIE K. BLANDFORD/TCPALM Wochit Deshone Stacy(Photo: St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Department) FORT PIERCE — A Fort Pierce man was arrested Thursday after police … Continue reading

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Shooter claims ‘self-defense’ in road rage killing on State Road 60

CLOSE Law enforcement officials are investigating the fatal shooting of a Fort Pierce man on S.R. 60 in what is being classified by the sheriff’s office as a “road-rage incident” and what the shooter is calling self-defense. CONTRIBUTED FROM INDIAN … Continue reading

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Megayacht vision for Port of Fort Pierce within closer reach than ever

CLOSE St. Lucie County Administrator Howard Tipton talks about the county’s plan to buy the the Port of Fort Pierce and its future vision. HANNAH SCHWAB/TCPALM St. Lucie County will purchase the King Maritime Group property at the Port of … Continue reading

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Heathcote Botanical Gardens in Fort Pierce preps for Garden of Lights

Heathcote Botanical Gardens in Fort Pierce preps for Garden of Lights Patrick Shay, a volunteer at Heathcote Botanical Gardens, sets up decorative lighting above the reflection garden in preparation for the Garden of Lights 2017, which opens Thanksgiving weekend, 5:30 … Continue reading

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Teen from Port St. Lucie is second arrested in Fort Pierce homicide

CLOSE There’s a reason why Fort Pierce experienced such a drastic drop in crime from 2015 to 2016. LAURIE K. BLANDFORD/TCPALM Wochit Corey Brown(Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY ST. LUCIE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE) FORT PIERCE — A second arrest has been made … Continue reading

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Public invited to tour research facility studying citrus, celebrate its 70th anniversary

CLOSE Florida oranges from St. Lucie, Polk and Highlands counties cycle through the DLF International packing house in Fort Pierce on June 8, 2017. “Florida has the best oranges in the world,” said DLF president Doug Feek. LEAH VOSS/TCPALM Buy … Continue reading

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Investigation into snorkelers reported missing near Fort Pierce is over

A bystander captured this image of the two snorkelers who were reportedly swept out to sea early Saturday morning near the North Jetty in Fort Pierce.(Photo: The U.S. Coast Guard) FORT PIERCE — The investigation into a reported disappearance of snorkelers Saturday … Continue reading

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