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FWC Law Enforcement Report

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity during the weekly period ending September... 

September 29, 2016 | Read the story »

Court: Student’s Tweets About Shooting Up School Are Not A Crime

Sarasota County high-school student’s statement on Twitter that he “can’t WAIT to shoot up my school” does... 

September 29, 2016 | Read the story »

New Sign Proclaims Century Blackcat Pride At Anthony Pleasant Park

The Century Blackcats youth football league has a new press box sign at Anthony Pleasant Park. The sign, painted and donated by Tabitha... 

September 29, 2016 | Read the story »

U.S. Senate Approves Zika Funding As Cases Increase

With Zika cases climbing to 921 in Florida, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday advanced a federal spending bill that includes $1.1 billion... 

September 29, 2016 | Read the story »

Teen Jailed For Murdering His Brother

A disagreement between two brothers escalated into violence Wednesday morning and ended with one of them being murdered and the other... 

September 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Hiring Event Friday At Santa Rosa Correctional

The Florida Department of Corrections will host a hiring event Friday at the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution. The Florida Department... 

September 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Death Penalty On Hold As Court Looks For Answers

Throughout this year, Florida’s death penalty has been in a state of limbo. Executions are on hold, judges across the state are... 

September 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Achieve Escambia Hires First Executive Director

Greg Voss has been named director of Achieve Escambia; Pensacola’s new cradle to career collective impact effort. Voss has more than... 

September 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Northview Cross Country Meet Results (With Gallery)

Pensacola Christian Academy took first place for both male and female runners Tuesday afternoon at Northview High School in Bratt. School... 

September 28, 2016 | Read the story »

Escambia Man Faces Life Sentence For Abusing Children

An Escambia County man is facing up to life in prison after being convicted of molesting two children. An Escambia County jury convicted... 

September 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Deputies Seek Info On Couple Caught Using Stolen Checks

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying two people caught on camera using stolen... 

September 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Election Set For State Prison Workers Union

Secret ballots are poised to go out in a union battle over representation for workers in Florida’s corrections system. The ballots... 

September 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Wednesday: See You At The Pole

The annual See You at the Pole rally will be held Wednesday morning at several North Escambia area schools. Students will gather... 

September 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Manufacturers Council Partners With UWF

The Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council (NWFMC) has announced a stronger partnership with the University of West Florida.. The... 

September 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Northview Football Names Players Of The Week

Northview High School has named the following as Players of Week following the team’s win last Friday night at Vancleave, MS. Offensive... 

September 27, 2016 | Read the story »

Airport Boulevard To Be Closed At Railroad Crossing

Work was scheduled to begin today on Airport Boulevard at the railroad crossing, but now officials say that work will be postponed... 

September 26, 2016 | Read the story »

FWC Offering Hunter Safety Internet Completion Class In Molino

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering a free hunter safety internet-completion course this week in Molino. Students... 

September 26, 2016 | Read the story »

State Board Set To Request More Money For Florida Schools

The Florida Board of Education appears ready to request another record figure of per-student funding for public education, setting... 

September 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Bonus Gallery: Northview Beats Vancleave

The Northview Chiefs beat Vancleave, MS, Friday night. Click here for a photo gallery from Friday night’s Northview at Vancleave,... 

September 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Over 5800 Local Ballots Headed To Military, Overseas Residents

The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office is sending over 5,800 vote-by-mail ballots to eligible military and overseas citizens.... 

September 26, 2016 | Read the story »

Bonus Gallery: Niceville Tops Tate

Friday night, the Tate Aggies fell to Niceville High School. For a photo gallery of raw, unedited photos from the game, click here. For... 

September 26, 2016 | Read the story »

FDOT: Weekly Traffic Alerts

Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as crews perform construction... 

September 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Florida Seat Belt Use At All-Time High

Seat-belt use is up to nearly 90 percent in Florida, the state Department of Transportation said Thursday. Of 31,055 drivers and 7,426... 

September 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Florida Gov’t Weekly Roundup: The Times, They Are A-Changing

As fall settles over Tallahassee — at least in terms of the season, not the weather — state government is also going through... 

September 25, 2016 | Read the story »

Taking A Bite Out Of Hunger: Peanut Butter Drive Underway

In an effort to boost the supply of the most requested food pantry item, peanut butter, UF IFAS Escambia County Extension is teaming... 

September 24, 2016 | Read the story »