Category Archives: Local News

HUMANE SOCIETY RUNNING SHORT OF FOOD

The Pensacola Humane Society operates a Pet Pantry that provides food to pet owners who need temporary help. But the Pantry is running short of food due to higher than expected demand. The society can accept any brand of dog or cat food, both wet and dry varieties, as well as cat litter and donations…MORE

OKALOOSA COUNTY MURDERS

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Department says 30-year-old Jacob Price walked into the Crestview Police Department shortly after 4 a.m. with blood on his shirt and said he had shot his parents and two family dogs. When deputies arrived at the home on Equine Drive, north of Crestview, they found two people and two dogs dead…MORE

FLAGS AT HALF-STAFF

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff in honor of Escambia County Fire Rescue Volunteer District Chief Dwain Bradshaw. Bradshaw was killed last week after being struck by a semi-truck while responding to another fatal traffic crash. The governor ordered that the U.S. and Florida flags be flown at half-staff…MORE

FLORIDA LOTTERY EDUCATION CONTRIBUTIONS

The Florida Lottery announced that educational contributions from the Lottery have reached 36 billion dollars since the lottery began. Florida’s public schools have received more than 11.6 billion dollars, colleges and universities have received a combined total of 8.4 billion dollars, and 6.2 billion dollars has gone to fund the Bright Futures Scholarship program allowing…MORE

SUPPLEMENT RECALLED

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a voluntary recall on the dietary supplement Up2 sold to boost libido because it is tainted with sildenafil (“Sill-Denna-Fill”) a prescription drug for erectile dysfunction. The FDA said sildenafil can interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, such as nitroglycerin and may lower blood pressure to dangerous…MORE

WOMEN CHARGED WITH METH AFTER HIGH-SPEED CHASE

Two Walton County women have been arrested after leading law enforcement officers on a pursuit that started in Florida and ended in Alabama. It began near the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office substation on Highway 90 in Ponce de Leon and ended on State Road 87 in Geneva County, Alabama. 30-year-old Victoria Duncan was the driver…MORE

BEACH MURDER ARREST

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an Oklahoma police chief who was found dead in a hotel on Pensacola Beach Sunday night. Just before 10pm deputies were called to the Hilton hotel where Lucky Miller, Police Chief for the city of Mannford, Oklahoma, was found dead. 49-year-old Michael Nealey, another officer in the…MORE

FIRE CHIEF FUNERAL SERVICE

The funeral service for Escambia County Fire Rescue Volunteer District Chief Dwain Bradshaw will be held today at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church on East 9 Mile Road. The funeral procession will follow a 6.5-mile route, west on 9 Mile Road, then south on Pine Forest Road to Pensacola Memorial Gardens. Traffic along the…MORE

INMATE CHARGED WITH MURDER

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says a 42-year-old inmate at the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution in Milton has been arrested for killing his cellmate by strangling him and stomping on his throat. Jimmy Ray Carruthers has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of 78-year-old David Kever back on July1st. Carruthers had been…MORE

TROOPER RESCUES FIRE VICTIM

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper rescued a teenager from a house fire on Sunday. Trooper Angel Luna was flagged down by a homeowner who said her house on Blue Angel Parkway was on fire and that her 19-year old son was still inside the home. Luna broke a window and guided Dajuan Jenkins to safety.…MORE

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