Anthony Westbury: Crack is back and a new scourge is on its way

If you want an instant assessment of the hottest trends in illegal drugs today, just ask corrections officials at the St. Lucie County jail. They see the latest results every day.

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Crimes point to need for more security at Fort Pierce nonprofits

FORT PIERCE — A series of crimes at nonprofits in recent months has made tough economic times even worse for help agencies.

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Anthony Westbury: Teachers deserve more, but ugly economics get in the way

Almost no one would disagree that teachers deserve more money. They are, after all, in charge of our most precious resource, our kids.

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Port St. Lucie man faces child abuse charge after infant found with broken hand

A 28-year-old Port St. Lucie man was arrested Wednesday on a felony charge after a 5-month-old was found with broken bones in her hand and fractures on her wrist, according to an affidavit released Thursday and police.

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