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Fort Walton Beach woman charged with having sexual relationship with teenage boy

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) – A Fort Walton Beach woman is charged with having a sexual relationship with a teenage boy. According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, 32-year old Stephany Sanchez Starks is charged with a felony count of unlawful sexual activity with a minor between the ages of sixteen and eighteen. The teenage…MORE

News 5 to air Cox Pensacola Christmas Parade Saturday

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — If you can’t make it to the Cox Pensacola Christmas Parade, WKRG News 5 will air the parade live Saturday following the Army-Navy game. You’ll be able to watch live on Channel 5 and online by clicking here. The live coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. For more information on the parade,…MORE

Local business honors victims of NAS Pensacola shooting with memorial patches

Local business honors victims of NAS Pensacola shooting with memorial patches

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — A week ago, three sailors lost their lives onboard NAS Pensacola in a mass shooting that left the Pensacola community shaken. Eight others were injured. Now, Larry Speed, the owner of Wings & Things Monogramming in Pensacola, is paying tribute to those who were lost, while patching together the community. Speed,…MORE

Markquise Wallace sentenced to 65 years

PENSACOLA, Ala (WKRG) — Markquise Wallace was sentenced to 65 years on 3 counts. Wallace received 30 years each for the vehicular homicide. He also faces 5 additional years. The three charges will be served consecutively. Wallace was convicted in the hitting and killing of 7-month-old Neariaah Baldwin and 28-year-old Nepheteria Williams on Cervantes Street…MORE


The city of Pensacola says online payments can once again be made after the recent cyberattack against the city’s computer network. The city was still trying to determine if personal data was exposed in the cyberattack, which began early Saturday morning. Anyone who had a bill due while the system was down should contact customer…MORE

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