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St. Lucie County (Florida)

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  • Report: ‘Extra meat’ at Subway was code for pot

    Undercover investigators for the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office said Elizabeth Hunt, 47, would slip a bag of marijuana to customers who asked for extra meat with their subs at a Fort Pierce Subway restaurant, reports TCPalm.com. The investigators...
  • FloriDUH: The devil and James Willie Lee

    Guess the devil made him do it. The Family Dollar store manager wanted the man out of his Fort Pierce store. The manager accused Lee of stealing, using profanity and frightening customers with "bizarre behavior," reports Will Greenlee in his Off the...
  • Cops: Man sold his own ‘fill-ups’ at gas stations

    A Mobil gas station in Fort Piece was unusually busy one April afternoon. However, a worker at the station noticed a computer inside showed no fuel had been dispensed from the pumps for nearly two hours, reports TCPalm.com. After the worker realized...
  • 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...
  • Cops: Naked man danced in front of woman's home

    FloriDUH's Summer of the Nude Dude continues... Oh, those hot summer nights. A deputy responded to the Fort Pierce home of a woman who told him that when she woke up to her dog barking, she then looked out the door and saw a dancing naked man in the...
  • Florida's Shame Day 4: Florida's new farms?

    It was a great idea until the Florida Legislature ruined it. Read on. Spring 2001: What vision! For once Florida got ahead of its next land grab. Now that developers had pretty much paved the coasts from south to north, legislators realized that 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...
  • 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...
  • Messages between commissioner Lisa Edgar and Jorge Chamizo

    Commissioner Lisa Edgar and Jorge Chamizo, a lobbyist for several major electric utilities, exchange a brief conversation on legislative issues. Edgar said they did not discuss pending PSC matters. "I always think about [what I'm barred from discussing]...
  • 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...
  • 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...