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OCSO: Standoff in Crestview ends with arrest

CRESTVIEW, Fla. (WKRG) — Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says a standoff with a Crestview man ends in an arrest. OCSO says they arrived at Jason Miles’, 37, home to serve warrants around 4 PM Saturday. When they heard movement beyond the door and no one opened the door was breached and two people were charged…MORE

Florida brother and sister lose new home from Tropical Storm Claudette

PACE, Fla. (WKRG) — Tropical Storm Claudette has hit many residents hard throughout the Gulf Coast… some harder than others. One Northwest Florida man lost everything and is in the process of trying to figure out what to do next. Pace homeowner, Guy Brooks tells WKRG News 5, “I was in the front living room…MORE

Grayton Beach shark bite victim is the first since 2005

SOUTH WALTON Fla. (WMBB) — A 14-year-old boy is in “great spirits” and recovering after he was bitten by a shark in the Gulf of Mexico off Grayton beach Thursday. Officials on the scene called it a case of mistaken identity because the shark thought it was biting a fishing line and let go once…MORE

Skanska says it’s making ‘necessary storm preparations’ ahead of tropical weather

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — The Pensacola Bay Bridge fully reopened Thursday morning after being closed for months. Nearly two dozen unsecured Skanska construction barges got loose during Hurricane Sally and several crashed into the bridge, causing heavy damage and headaches for commuters waiting for it to reopen. As more tropical weather heads toward the Gulf…MORE

Destination Gulf Coast: Gulf Breeze Zoo

Destination Gulf Coast: Gulf Breeze Zoo

GULF BREEZE, Fla. (WKRG) — This week’s Destination Gulf Coast takes us to one of the wildest places right here at home… the Gulf Breeze Zoo, where you can get up close to some of the coolest animals around! The Gulf Breeze Zoo has grown a lot in the more than 30 years since it…MORE

Okaloosa County first responders shut down Eglin Parkway after crash

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) — The Florida Highway Patrol has shut down a portion of Eglin Parkway near Racetrack road following an early morning crash. According to FHP, the crash happened just after 4:30 a.m. Troopers said a 21-year-old man crashed into a power pole at Eglin Parkway and Racetrack Road. The crash led…MORE

Crash cuts power on Eglin parkway in Okaloosa County, road closed for repairs

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) — UPDATE– The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) says Gulf Power is working to restore power poles on Elgin Parkway near Racetrack Road after a crash Friday morning. According the crash map, Eglin Parkway was still closed as of 10:30 am Friday morning. ORIGINAL STORY — The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP)…MORE

Two injured in early morning shooting outside Pensacola sports bar

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — Two people were rushed to Sacred Heart Hospital after an early morning shooting at a Pensacola sports bar. Pensacola Police tell us two people were injured during a shooting outside Coyote’s Sports Bar” on Bayou Boulevard around 2:40 this morning. That’s across the street from the Dillard’s at Cordova Mall. The…MORE

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