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St. Lucie County (Florida)

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  • No opposition to FPL's $20m base rate increase

    No opposition to FPL's $20m base rate increase
    Florida Power & Light has proposed adding about 23 cents to a monthly bill for a customer who uses 1,000 kilowatt-hours. That’s on top of a $2.49 monthly increase next year for environmental and other costs. Public Service Commission employees...
  • Naked man allegedly caught masturbating with toy pistol in anus while driving

    A tow truck driver told cops he saw a naked man masturbating while driving a Jeep Cherokee in Fort Pierce on Monday, reports WPBF ABC News-25 in West Palm Beach. When the man, later identified as Robert Leo Casey, 49, was pulled over along I-95, he was...
  • Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?

    Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?
    Floridians who have endorsed Mitt Romney  - FL AG Adam Putnam is the state chairman - FL CFO Jeff Atwater is the state finance chairman - FL AG Pam Bondi is the national advisor - State Sen. John Thrasher (District 8-Jacksonville) - State Sen. JD...
  • Deputies: Man took crack pipe to courthouse

    Have a court date with the judge? Then act respectfully and dress appropriately. And leave your dope at home. As Stanley B. Ramos, 32, passed through security at the Manatee County Courthouse, guards found a crack pipe in plain view in his backpack,...
  • Report: Man busted for throwing out bag of pot at courthouse

    Heading for the courthouse? Here's a no-brainer FloriDUH tip: Leave your stash of drugs at home. Winter Haven cops say Demetrius Nickerson tossed away a bag of pot at the Polk County Courthouse shortly after setting off the security metal detector,...
  • Defendant Claims He's Too Fat To Kill

    Defendant Claims He's Too Fat To Kill
    A Florida man - accused of killing his son-in-law in New Jersey - is using his wide waistline as a defense in a murder case. Edward Ates is accused of driving to the Garden State from his Fort Pierce home and shooting his 40-year-old son-in-law Paul...
  • Fla. woman chooses to go jail over $7.45 bill

    A woman decided to go to jail rather than pay her bill at a Fort Pierce Waffle House restaurant. The total she went to jail over: $7.45. According to a police report, Maryanne O'Neill, 66, ordered coffee and a sandwich at a Waffle House restaurant on...
  • Highway rest areas no place to let your guard down

    WARNING: If you are traveling by car this summer, stay alert when stopping at highway rest areas. Meant to serve as safe grounds for a nap, snack or bathroom break, highway rest stops throughout Florida and across the country sometimes become the...
  • Acreage family's joy laced with gloom: Will baby boy become cancer victim?

    In late 2007, when Yvette Peart's daughter Rodeania, 9, began having headaches, the mother thought she knew why. "I had migraines myself when I was a girl -- 12 or 13," said Peart, 35. "Or I thought maybe Rodeania had eyestrain." She gave the girl...
  • FPL seeks state approval to pass on cost of nuclear expansions to customers

    FPL seeks state approval to pass on cost of nuclear expansions to customers
    Florida Power & Light Co. officials on Tuesday sought state approval to pass on the costs for expanding the utility's nuclear power plants to consumers — a $67 million cost next year. At the first of three Public Service Commission hearings in...
  • Stimulus dollars headed to Treasure Coast this week

    The first dollars from the $787 billion federal economic stimulus package arrive on the Treasure Coast this week. But the bigger ticket items -- the ones designed to create jobs -- are months away at the earliest. This week unemployment benefits in...
  • Molecular studies institute opens in St. Lucie County

    The Treasure Coast officially became Florida's research coast Saturday, as more than 200 people celebrated the grand opening of the Torrey Pines Institute of Molecular Studies and all it has to offer for Florida's and St. Lucie County's future. "Today we...