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9 arrested in Escambia, Santa Rosa counties with fraudulent credit cards, IDs
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -- Nine people were arrested last week in Santa Rosa and Escambia counties with several fraudulent credit cards and IDs, according to an arrest report. Florida Highway Patrol arrested these nine people as part of the same case:. Rohan Desulme, 24, of Fort Lauderdale -- fraudulent ID,...
Man’s body found near dumpster in Escambia County: ECSO
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — Deputies are investigating after a man’s body was found Thursday afternoon. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office was called around 3 p.m. to Mobile Highway and New Warrington Road. They found a man dead near a dumpster. Deputies say it was a white man believed to be in his 30s or 40s. […]
Pensacola man accused of killing man at Oakwood Terrace ready for trial. What to know
A Pensacola man accused of fatally shooting another man at the Oakwood Terrace Apartment complex in 2021 stood before a judge Thursday as attorneys on both sides decided whether they were ready for a trial. Jeremy Mac Arthur Lane, 26, stood at a podium as Assistant Regional Conflict Counsel Jasmine...
ECSO investigating body found behind dumpster near Mobile Highway
The Escambia County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a death after a body was discovered behind a dumpster Thursday afternoon. ECSO deputies found a male estimated to be between the age of 30 and 40 years old near Mobile Highway and New Warrington Road around 3 p.m. "We are still...
National Hurricane Center tracks system as hurricane season begins. Is Pensacola in the way?
The first day of the Atlantic hurricane season has arrived, and there's already something brewing in the Gulf of Mexico. Meteorologists for the National Weather Service in Mobile told the News Journal that a low pressure system is currently forming off the Florida coast, but has a very small chance of turning into a tropical system.
Escambia Co. home ‘can be tenable’ after Thursday morning fire
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — A home on Fayal Drive caught fire Thursday morning but fire officials believe the home is salvageable, according to a Facebook post made by the Escambia County Fire Rescue Department. The fire happened around 10:52 Thursday morning and called for multiple units. The post said when firefighters arrived they could […]
Sonic boom from SpaceX capsule shocks residents in Northwest Florida
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — After a sonic boom rattled houses at around 10 p.m. Tuesday night, Pensacola residents were startled and confused. “I was watching TV and it kinda vibrated the house it was so loud,” said resident Travis Milburn. “So I jumped up, the dog jumped up, and I went outside kind of looking […]
PPD: Officers find man wanted in stabbing near Tanglewood Apartments
The Pensacola Police Department found the suspect who was wanted in connection to a stabbing that happened on Thursday. According to a Tweet posted by PPD, officers were searching for the suspect in the area of Tanglewood Apartments off Spanish Trail Road. Watch: Pensacola Beach clerk caught on viral video firing gun...
WATCH: Sharks come close to shore in Orange Beach
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) — When you think of a relaxing day on the water this is probably not what you’re expecting to encounter. “We were actually in the water and some of the people on the coast were saying shark, shark and so we saw it,” said Stacie Savaiano. “It went right behind these two. They were out in the ocean and you could see the dark shadow of the shark go by. Very scary, very scary.”
Pensacola surgeons save Orange Beach man’s hand from flesh eating bacteria
PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — An Orange Beach man is thankful to doctors for saving his hand and his life after an injury led to flesh eating bacteria spreading to his arm. “I started going down hill bad and I’m not a sickly person,” Cliff Strickland Sr. said. “My hand was really swelling up. I was […]
Jada and Michael's Baby Shower: A Party You Won't Want to Miss! 🎉🤰🏽👶🏽
🎉Hey, hey, hey, everyone! Are you ready to party?🎉. I'm super excited to invite you all to Jada and Michael's Baby Shower this weekend! 🤰🏽👶🏽🍼 It's going to be a blast, and I can't wait to see you all there!
Mobile man charged with rape, assault after woman runs to safety in Perdido Key
A 51-year-old Mobile man is in the Escambia County (Fla.) Jail, charged with raping and assaulting a woman over the course of two days in April in Perdido Key. Herman Moore is additionally charged with kidnapping, battery and obstruction of justice. He was taken into custody Wednesday, nearly six weeks after a warrant was issued for her arrest.
ECSO investigating self-defense claim after 16-year-old fatally shot in head
The Escambia County Sheriff's Office believes the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old on Friday on Murphy Lane may have been self defense. ECSO spokesperson Morgan Lewis told the News Journal they learned in their investigation that two 16-year-olds were reportedly robbing people prior to the incident on Murphy Lane. "We...
Deputies: Man arrested after stabbing another man in Escambia County
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -- A man was arrested after stabbing another man in Escambia County Wednesday night, according to the Escambia County Sheriff's Office. 66-year-old Freddie Obair is charged with aggravated battery for the incident that took place at a home on Mission Road right before 9 p.m. According to...
Why this Escambia County mom is suing her daughters' school district
Lindsay Durtschi isn’t worried about her kids. Her children will grow up in a home where they learn how to love and respect those with different viewpoints. Books that interest them will always be easily accessible. They will always have someone to talk to if they have questions about...
Kitten tied to a tree in Thomasville rescued by Orange Beach local
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) — A six month old kitten that was tied to a tree with a jumper cable was rescued by Orange Beach local Tommy Leonard. Leonard got a call from a friend in Thomasville describing the situation. “He said he heard this horrible screaming from the woods, and it turned out to […]
2023 Hurricane Season: A Disappearing Coastline
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) – A disappearing coastline – beach erosion is a common occurrence on the Gulf Coast and it most often occurs outside of hurricane season. “Wintertime is a very erosive period so a lot of those unnamed events can cause a lot of damage.” Says Phillip West, the Director of Coastal Resources […]
ECSO: 'Armed and dangerous' man on the loose after allegedly killing a man at Days Inn
The Escambia County Sheriff's Office is searching for a Pensacola man suspected of fatally shooting a person four times Monday during an argument. Escambia Sheriff Chip Simmons told the News Journal the shooting occurred when 27-year-old Devon Quashon Smith and the victim entered the lobby of Days Inn on Lavelle Way.
Pride Month in Pensacola: Where to go for celebrations, shows, dancing and more
A wave of anti-LGBTQ laws has swept Florida and across the country the last few years. In an era of growing hostility and oppression, organizations across Pensacola are showing their love and support for the LGBTQ communities during Pride Month. Pride Month is celebrated nationally in June to recognize the impact the LGBTQ+ community...
Pensacola man dies after driving off Interstate 10 overpass, landing on Pine Forest Road
A Pensacola man died Tuesday morning after he drove off the Interstate 10 overpass and landed on Pine Forest Road. Florida Highway Patrol reported the 43-year-old man was driving westbound on Interstate 10 around 4:45 a.m. when he began drifting into the center grass median as he approached the Pine Forest Road overpass. ...
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