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Man wanted in Pensacola shooting

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — The Escambia County Sheriff’s office is looking for a man involved in a shooting Tuesday morning. Mario Antwan Brewer Jr. is wanted for a shooting that took place today on McCarroll Road and W. Sunset Avenue, according to deputies. The shooting happened at about 11 a.m. Deputies say Brewer shot at…MORE

SHOOTING INVESTIGATION

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened yesterday afternoon. It happened just before 4 p.m. on Brainerd Street near Shoemaker Street. The 15-year-old victim was shot four times – three times in the arms and once in the stomach – but is expected to survive. The victim is not cooperating with…MORE

VOTING REGISTRATION DEADLINE

If you want to vote in Florida’s presidential preference primary the deadline to register to vote or update your registration, is today. This is a closed primary which means only registered Republicans and Democrats can vote. If you’d like to change your party affiliation, you should contact the Supervisor of Elections Office in your county.…MORE

TOWN OF CENTURY FINANCIAL EMERGENCY

The town of Century is facing a financial emergency. An audit found that emergency conditions exist because of missed debt service payments, not transferring payroll taxes in a timely manner and issuing payroll checks without sufficient funds in the payroll account. Assets exceeded liabilities at the close of the year by 5.8 million dollars and…MORE

SANTA ROSA COUNTY CARJACKING

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office says a 21-year-old Bay Minette, Alabama man was arrested in Milton for a carjacking. The victim, who is disabled, told deputies he pulled over for a vehicle that was flashing its headlights in the 8300 block of Hickory Hammock Road. When he stopped, he was confronted by Titus Mallory…MORE

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