Suspect Used Girlfriend As Shield From Gunfire; Piggly Wiggly Robbery Unclear
Law enforcement officials in several states are still piecing together the story of a Missouri couple that was dubbed by the national media and federal authorities as a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde. But one piece of the puzzle that has not fallen into place just yet is the Wednesday robbery of the Piggly Wiggly grocery [...]
A Very Special Mardi Gras Parade (With Photo Gallery)
A very special Mardi Gras parade was held Friday morning for the special needs students of Escambia Westgate School.
With plenty of beads, Moon Pies, stuffed animals and smiles, the parade rolled through the school parking lot for sudents that might not otherwise be able to attend a regular Mardi Gras [...]
‘Bonnie and Clyde’ Suspect Killed, Ending Multi-State Crime Spree
A Missouri couple dubbed a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde went down in a barrage of gunfire early Friday morning in Santa Rosa County. Blake Fitzgerald was pronounced deceased at the scene; Brittany Nicole Harper was reportedly shot in the legs and was transported by LifeGuard EMS to an area hospital, according to federal authorities.
Both were [...]
Northview Chiefs Honor Football Best During Banquet
The Northview Chiefs honored the best of their 2015 season Thursday night during their annual football banquet.
Pictured top: The Chief Award was presented to Jared Aliff and Dustin Bethea.
(Scroll down for additional awards listed below photos.)
Offensive Awards were presented to Hunter Cofield, Luke Ward and Tony Harris.
Defensive Awards were presented to Zachary Hollad, Jacob Weaver [...]
Getting Out Of A Tight Space: Confined Space Rescue Training
Escambia County Fire Rescue first responders learned about getting out of a tight spot — a really tight spot – during training held at Ascend Performance Materials in Cantonment.
Members of Escambia County Fire Rescue’s Special Operations team from Brent’s Station 3 and “Ladder 12″ from the Osceola Fire Station worked their way through the training, [...]
The Way we Worked: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit Coming To Molino
“The Way we Worked”, a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition, is coming to the Molino Museum next month.
The Way We Worked, adapted from an original exhibition developed by the National Archives and Records Administration, explores how work has become a central element in American culture. It traces the many changes that have affected the workforce and [...]
Health Emergency Declared: Zika Case Confirmed In Santa Rosa County
A case of the Zika has been confirmed in Santa Rosa County, bringing the total number of travel-related cases to nine that have been reported in Florida. Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott declared a public health emergency in Santa Rosa County due to the Zika virus.
Six of the cases are new this week. Travel-related cases are [...]
Federal, State Agencies Raid Pharmacies In Jay, Pace, Pensacola
State and federal agencies raided three pharmacies in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties Tuesday morning — one in Jay, one in Pace and one in Pensacola.
A spokesperson for the FBI confirmed that the FBI was assisting the U.S. Attorney’s Office and other agencies in a raid at the Jay Pharmacy in the Jay Medical Complex, [...]
Woman Charged In Fiery DUI Crash
An Escambia County woman has been charged in connection with a fiery DUI crash on North Davis Highway.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 53-year old Kathryn Pearson on Pensacola was traveling northbound on North Davis Highway near the intersection of Copter Road when she failed to slow or stop and eared-ended a 2006 Pontiac Grand [...]
Nine Mile Dollar General Robbed At Gunpoint
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in the armed robbery of Dollar General Store on Nine Mile Road Monday night.
The Dollar General at 100 East Nine Mile Road was robbed at gunpoint just before 10 p.m. The suspect pointed a gun at the clerk and escaped with an undisclosed amount of [...]