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 Fort Pierce, Florida

Fort Pierce is a city in and the county seat of St. Lucie County, Florida, United States. It is also known as the Sunrise City, sister to San Francisco, California, the Sunset City. The population was 41,590 at the 2010 census. As of 2012, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau was 42,645. It is named after the army installation of Fort Pierce built in the area in 1838 during the Second Seminole war. logo
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Fort Pierce police Chief Diane Hobley-Burney answers what message firing the two officers sends to the police Department and the community ...
"We named her Pearl," said Little Jim Bait & Tackle owner Rita King, of Fort Pierce, who intervened to help a beached manatee near her shop, ...
Dancing With Our PALs contestant Michelle Leckenbusch and her supporters recently hosted a Family Pig Roast fundraiser at PAL Park to ...
In his youth, Bud spent some time living "in town" in Fort Pierce. It was during this time he was sent for elocution lessons to help improve a slight ...
County commissioners voted unanimously to get back into the port business. They agreed in principle to purchase the Indian River Terminal, ...
Fort Pierce, Fla. - Only minutes after the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office created a social media post Tuesday for 24-year-old John Kim, ...
Volunteers from churches, St. Lucie County, the city of Fort Pierce and even law enforcement showed up in droves to help move belongings out ...
Fort Pierce, Fla. (CBS12) -- Six people, including four children, are out of a home after a fire in Fort Pierce. It happened Thursday night at a ...
Fort Pierce, Fla. (CBS12) -- St. Lucie County fire crews responded to a fire at a marina in Fort Pierce. The fire district received a call about ...
Fort Pierce, Fla. - Nearly 30 children could be sidelined from playing Pop Warner in Fort Pierce this season at no fault of their own.
Fort Pierce, Fla. - Crews were at the scene of an early-morning fire at the Taylor Creek Marina in Fort Pierce that damaged 11 vessels.
Fort Pierce -- A 24-year-old man who wasn't supposed to have a gun is accused of shooting at a burning vehicle early Sunday, according ...
Fort Pierce -- A woman who police say introduced herself as the "Million Dollar (lady)" got arrested after investigators report she offered ...
The fire started in a carport and spread into the single-family home on the waterfront. ELLIOT JONES/TCPALM Wochit.
Fort Pierce -- A 49-year-old motorcyclist died in a two-vehicle crash at 11:37 p.m. Monday, according to the Florida highway patrol.
Fort Pierce, Fla. - A 20-year-old is accused of shooting and killing a man inside the victim's home, according to Fort Pierce police. The victim ...
Fort Pierce, Fla. - A boat docked at the U.S. Coast Guard station in Fort Pierce was the object of intense law enforcement scrutiny ...
Preliminary plans call for six tent sites in a grassy field near Tucker Cove on the west side of the park, said Fort Pierce Outdoor Center manager ...
Sen. Bill Nelson visited a local hurricane shelter Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Fort Pierce and met with residents still displaced by damage from ...
St. Lucie County and the City of Fort Pierce want to turn the 290-acre Port of Fort Pierce in to a mega-yacht repair center. KEONA ...
The parking garage off Orange Avenue behind Fort Pierce City Hall has been mentioned as a potential train stop for Brightline. (Photo: ...
In addition to the Fort Pierce Kmart, hhgregg and Office Max, both in Jensen Beach, are closing in the coming months. Payless is expected to file for bankruptcy this week and announce that it's closing 500 stores; with six locations on the Treasure ...
Fort Pierce - The Lincoln Park Academy Key Club provided assistance to Main Street Fort Pierce by sponsoring and promoting the Coloring Wall during the Taste of the sea and Sandy Shoes Seafood Festival in downtown Fort Pierce on March 18.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida highway patrol said Monday morning they are investigating a fatal crash at a rest area in St. Lucie County.
Fort Pierce - students' ceramic art pieces from art instructor Katherine Avra's classes at Fort Pierce Central high school are on their way to the New York City National Art education Conference.
Sherry Saxton (left) and her husband, Mike Saxton, both of Jensen Beach, dance to live music during the Hooked on Music festival along the waterfront at Marina Square on Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Fort Pierce. "It's just wonderful," Sherry said about ...
Fort Pierce - The Florida highway patrol has identified at least seven people involved in a two-vehicle crash Thursday that left two women with serious ...
Pigman, 58, an Avon Park Republican, was charged with driving under the influence by the Florida highway patrol after being pulled over at 10:44 p.m.
Juanita Zermeno, of Titusville, jokes with southern straight dancer Sooti Oophe, of Fort Lauderdale, on Friday, March 24, 2017, as she ties a handmade ermine to his braid in preparation for the 52nd annual FIHA Powwow at the St. Lucie County ...
Six people have been rushed to the hospital following a crash in Fort Pierce. Photos from the St. Lucie County Fire District show a van crashed in to a tree.
Fort Pierce - Six people were hospitalized after a crash involving two vans Thursday, a St. Lucie County Fire District official said.
Previous Next. Fort Pierce, Fla. - The Fort Pierce police Department is searching for a missing 54-year-old man they say may be in danger and in need of medical attention.
Michael Knight, 35, 1700 block of Linwood Avenue, Fort Pierce; warrants for burglary, grand theft of a controlled substance on March 17.
Inlet Palms, a cluster of seven, million-dollar townhouses in Fort Pierce, represents the first major beachside residential construction on South Hutchinson Island since the recession.
Fort Pierce - Downtown Fort Pierce is the place to be this St. Patrick's Day as Sailfish Brewing Company along with 2nd Street Bistro are throwing one heck of a shindig: the 1st Annual St. Patrick's Day Block Party and Grand Opening Celebration.
Jaxon Pierrilus, 3, of Port St. Lucie, learns a juggling routine from street performer Jonathan Taylor, of the band Intercoastal Swell of Stuart, during the Wednesday Green market at at Marina Square in Fort Pierce. "It's amazing to see them learning ...
Fort Pierce, Fla. (CBS12) - police are looking for the person who vandalized a police building in Fort Pierce. Photos from police show the words "Lolita Lowlife" spray painted on the Fort Pierce Police substation on Avenue D. Investigators found a can ...
Fort Pierce - An armed robber on a bicycle held up a juvenile walking northwest of the Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute Tuesday night, according to a police report.
... document that outlines development, calls for the north area of the port and Harbour Pointe to be used for heavy port activity.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY - A downed power line started a fire that burned 10 acres and threatened one house northwest of Fort Pierce on Sunday afternoon, ...
Investigators interviewed the woman, a 61-year-old Fort Pierce resident, and determined there was no crime or criminal intent, spokesman Ed Cunningham said.
The garden Club of Fort Pierce is looking for students who wish to develop professional skills related to horticulture. Scholarships are designated for study in garden related subjects.
A GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act might provide less help for the Boyds of Fort Pierce, but is promising to a small business owner from Martin County.
Fort Pierce, Fla. (CBS12) - A suspicious incident in Fort Pierce is now being called a misunderstanding. Detectives spoke to a woman shown on video trying to open the door of a car after a young boy locked himself inside on Wednesday.
The alleged incident happened at about 5:30 p.m. behind a shopping plaza at North Causeway and U.S. 1. police say a woman approached a child who was about 10 years old standing by his family car, but the child jumped in and locked the doors.
Fort Pierce police are looking for a woman whom they said may have tried to abduct a child Wednesday. They say she approached a child standing by his family's car behind the shopping plaza at North Causeway and U.S.
Fort Pierce, Fla. (CBS12) - police in Fort Pierce are investigating a suspicious incident involving a woman and a young boy.
"I was cycling to Fort Pierce on Old Dixie in St. Lucie County this morning when a motorist hit me from behind," Snel posted on facebook Tuesday afternoon, saying he had "back issues" but that he "can move extremities.
Acting on a tip from a parent and a student about a non-school related incident that took place over the weekend, Fort Pierce Westwood high school staff and members of the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office questioned and gained consent to search a ...
Fort Pierce, Fla. -- An 11th grade student at Fort Pierce Westwood high school was arrested today for bringing guns and drugs to school.




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