Escambia County, FLWEAR

UPDATE: Woman arrested for stabbing outside Escambia County store

UPDATE - TUESDAY AFTERNOON. ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -- A 30-year-old woman has been arrested for Tuesday morning's stabbing outside a convenience store. Deputies say Catherine Elizabeth McClellan was arrested after an extensive K9 search. She's charged with aggravated battery. ----- ORIGINAL STORY - TUESDAY MORNING. ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies...
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Pensacola, FLWEAR

Former Sheriff Morgan withdraws from Pensacola mayoral race

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Former Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan is withdrawing from the 2022 Pensacola Mayor race. In a withdrawal letter to the Escambia County Supervisor of Elections, Morgan cited “family medical issues." "It is with regret that I must inform you, friends, and political supporters of my decision to...
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The Wharf announces six new businesses at its Orange Beach complex

(OBA®) – Orange Beach, AL – The Wharf shopping, dining and entertainment complex in Orange Beach announced Aug. 3 the opening of six new businesses. Newly opened stores include Murder Point Oysters, Coco Louie with vintage and “pre-loved” purses and accessories, the Spice and Tea Exchange, MA Beauty Lounge, a full-service salon, Good Dog Boutique gift shop for dog lovers and Joanna A. Boutique with trendy ladies’ fashion.
Pensacola Beach, FLNW Florida Daily News

13-foot great hammerhead shark caught and released on Pensacola Beach

Charter clients witnessed the brute strength of a great hammerhead shark first-hand Saturday at Pensacola Beach. "They were very excited, they were screaming, saying, 'Oh my God, look how big it is,'" Navarre Beach Shark Fishing co-owner Jack Moran said Tuesday when discussing his clients' reaction to the haul Saturday night. "Their arms were worn out from reeling it in as well, because you gotta reel constantly, you can't stop reeling on these sharks. You gotta keep constant tension on it at all times or you'll end up losing the hook."
Escambia County, FLWEAR

Deputies: Man robs Escambia County Dollar General at gunpoint

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -- A man robbed a Dollar General in Escambia County at gunpoint Monday morning, according to deputies. The Escambia County Sheriff's Office says the incident took place between 9:15-9:30 a.m. at the Dollar General on Pine Forest Road. Deputies say the suspect, a white man, walked into...
Escambia County, FLWKRG

Escambia Co. COVID-19 hospitalizations double in a week

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Northwest Florida, reaching peak pandemic levels. As of Tuesday, Escambia County hospitalizations have spiked to 233 between Sacred Heart, Baptist and West Florida hospitals. There were 113 hospitalizations a week ago, and on July 4, just a month ago, there...
Pensacola, FLWEAR

Pensacola families seek alternatives to traditional schooling

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Learning options are still an ongoing topic for families as students head back to school during a pandemic. Many parents are asking themselves if their child should attend a traditional brick and mortar school or transition to online or homeschool. Florida virtual schools say they are expecting...
Okaloosa County, FLWEAR

Santa Rosa and Okaloosa County Sheriffs announce new apps

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County law enforcement are seeking new ways to catch criminals. The Santa Rosa County and Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office have both started employing new apps. The Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office have started using the app SaferWatch. People can simply download it...
Pensacola, FLWEAR

Police: Female dead after single-car crash in Pensacola

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Police say a fatal accident took place Monday afternoon in Pensacola. The single-car crash happened around 12:30 p.m. at 9th Ave. and Fisher St. According to police, early investigation shows that a female suffered a "severe medical issue" before crashing, resulting in her death. Police closed 9th...