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Pedestrian critically hurt in St. Lucie County

A vehicle struck and critically injured a pedestrian early Wednesday morning in St. Lucie County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Robert Hutchinson of Fort Pierce is believed to have been walking on the shoulder of southbound Sunrise Boulevard south of Bell Avenue when a vehicle hit him. He’s currently being treated for life-threatening injuries, […]

Algae in St. Lucie coming from many sources

OKEECHOBEE — Record rainfall in May and continuing heavy rains this month are causing ecological damage, according to a report given by South Florida Water Management District Water Resources Director Terrie Bates at the June 14 meeting of the SFWMD Governing Board. Algae found in the St. Lucie watershed is coming from many sources, not […]

Fort Pierce boy killed in Lake County crash on Florida’s Turnpike

LAKE COUNTY — A 7-year-old Fort Pierce boy was killed in a traffic crash on Florida’s Turnpike early Saturday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.  The collision happened between a semi-truck and a minivan carrying the boy, Adrian Perez, and five others, troopers said. Both were traveling north in Lake County at mile marker 290. About […]