Updated: 9:23 AM Governor Rick Scott appointed an interim Liberty County Sheriff. This after newly elected Sheriff, Nick Finch was arrested by Florida Department of Law Enforcement officers for official misconduct.
Updated: 6:22 PM Springfield City Commissioners were able to settle several items on their agenda fairly quickly Tuesday afternoon, as well as clear up some confusion over a bill they owe Bay County Animal Control.
Posted: 3:52 PM The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find twenty-one year old Shae Morrison. At 11:00 a.m. today, June 18, 2013, a missing person report was filed for Shae by a family member.
Updated: 6:22 PM The penalty phase of Steven Cozzie's murder trial is expected to wrap up tomorrow afternoon.
During day two of testimony - a teenage girl says she escaped from Cozzie with her life just days before he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and murdered Courtney Wilkes.
Updated: 1:33 PM A married couple from Mary Ester, Florida, Brandon Gillreath, 33, and Corine Motley, 25, were sentenced late Monday afternoon on federal charges of conspiring to produce child pornography.
Updated: 11:07 AM A Youngstown family is coping with the news of their son's death who was killed while serving our country in Afghanistan. Locals are coming together to remember the life of the young marine, gone too soon.
Posted: 7:44 AM A controversial measure that blocks local governments from requiring employers to offer paid sick time has been signed into law by Governor Rick Scott and opponents say the fight isn’t over.
Updated: 9:24 PM Emotional testimony during the first day of the penalty phase of the Steven Cozzie murder trial.
The mother and father of Courtney Wilkes took the stand to talk about how the loss of their daughter has impacted their lives.
Updated: 9:12 PM Governor Rick Scott is executing inmates at a higher rate than any Governor of Florida since the death penalty was resumed in 1979. After taking office two and a half years ago, 8 death sentences have been carried out. New legislation to speed up the process even more is drawing both cheers and jeers.
Posted: 8:53 AM A Fort Walton Beach man wanted on charges of aggravated battery, aggravated assault and false imprisonment in Walton County took his own life early Monday morning following an approximate six hour stand-off with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office.