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Obama library will be on Chicago's South Side

CHICAGO (AP) President Barack Obama has decided to build his presidential library on the South Side of Chicago, where his political career began.   The Barack... Read more

New investigation expected for Clinton's emails

The investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of private emails is picking up steam with more calls for her to testify before... Read more

Two Suspects Arrested For Burglary Of Molino Tax Collector’s Office

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the October 2014 burglary of the Escambia County Tax Collector’s Office in Molino. Bruce Lovon Purifoy, 43, and... Read more

New Nursing Home Approved For Escambia County, New Beds For Santa Rosa

The state Agency for Health Care Administration said Wednesday it has given final approval to new or expanded nursing homes in a dozen ... Read more

Tim Adleman's career surge reaches new high with Wahoos

In 2012 Tim Adleman's pitching career was floundering. He had been released after a short stint in the Orioles organization, and a season in independent... Read more

Showers And Thunderstorms Likely Today

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. West wind around 5... Read more

Florida man still missing after rescue goes wrong

A red flag marks the spot where a man, who went into the water trying to save his struggling 16 and 18 year-old relatives, was... Read more

Powerball Lottery climbs to 500 million

NORTHWEST FL (WEAR)- The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $500 million, making Wednesday night's drawing the fifth largest prize in U.S. history, and the third... Read more

Rain Chances Continue

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tuesday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast... Read more

Automakers recall more than 2M vehicles for faulty air bags

NEW YORK (AP) - More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the... Read more

Ernest Ward Holds Annual Dance (With Photo Gallery)

Ernest Ward Middle School held their annual Sweetheart Dance Friday night, naming a queen and her court based upon student votes. Pictured are sixth grade... Read more

Get the supplies you need this hurricane season

(WEAR) Hurricane season starts Monday, June 1, 2015.  According to the National Weather Service (NWS) the two keys to weather safety are, “To prepare for... Read more

Blue Wahoos Beat Jackson

Pensacola Blue Wahoos pitcher Josh Smith picked up his second win of the season by throwing seven scoreless innings against the Jackson Generals on Sunday. Smith,... Read more

Santa Rosa Co residents can weigh in on how to spend oil spill fine money

Santa Rosa County residents are invited to weigh in on  how to spend millions of dollars in oil spill fine money.The restore council is accepting... Read more

Senate Floats Revised Health Coverage Plan

Senate leaders floated a revised plan Tuesday in an effort to break the logjam over extending health insurance to hundreds of thousands of... Read more

Northview Celebrates National FFA Week With Breakfast

FFA members at Northview High School are celebrating National FFA Week with a variety of events. Tuesday morning, the FFA officers and members prepared... Read more

Ford recalls 200,000 police and emergency vehicles

Ford is recalling over 200,000 police and emergency vehicles.The problem is with springs in the door handle, and may cause the doors to open in... Read more

Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Telephone Scam

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents that a telephone con artist is posing as a deputy. The SRSO was alerted to... Read more

Man arrested for punching, kicking and choking ex-girlfriend

CRESTVIEW, Fl. (WEAR) A man was arrested after authorities say he brutally attacked his ex-girlfriend Thursday morning. The 21-year-old victim told Crestview Police she drove... Read more

Arrest Made, Drugs, Cash Seized In Warrant Sweep

Early this morning, members of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team and Narcotics Unit served multiple search warrants in the Montclair community. The investigations... Read more

Man loses leg to flesh-eating bacteria after wading in the Gulf of Mexico

Zach Motal speaks to the press from his hospital bed after his leg was amputated due to a flesh-eating bacteria infection. PhotoCredit: ABCNewsFORT MEYERS, Fla.... Read more

Early morning fire leaves Pensacola residents displaced

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR)- Four people have been displaced by a fire at 1100 Bridge Creek Drive in Pensacola.The fire occurred around 1:30 a.m. Monday. First... Read more

New organization to help Milton business owners

MILTON, Fla. (WEAR)- In the city of Milton, one council member is trying to improve communication between city government and local businesses.Milton City Council member,... Read more

Could Disney theme park tickets increase?

A recent survey has some customers concerned that Disney park tickets could increase.Disney sent out a survey that reportedly asked annual pass holders how they... Read more

Escambia school district made aware of Newpoint allegations last year

PENSACOLA, FL - Allegations of grade tampering and teacher misconduct at Newpoint schools has led to an investigation by the State Attorney. On Wednesday, school... Read more

Woman on a mission to reduce the Mid-Bay bridge toll

An Okaloosa County woman is on a mission to get the toll reduced on the Mid-Bay bridge.The bridge connects Niceville and Destin.Sheila Wilkerson said people... Read more

Baltimore Unrest, Fanless Game Cause Orioles Manager Showalter To Reflect Back To Century

The Baltimore Orioles beat the White Sox Wednesday in a empty stadium, the first even Major League Baseball game with no fans.  The public was... Read more

Teaching current events in school

PENSACOLA, Fla. - It’s something your kids want to talk about: headlines out of Ferguson, New York, and more recently, Baltimore.They’re hearing about it, reading... Read more

6,000 Gallon Sewage Spill On Quintette Road Cleaned Up

About 6,100 gallons of sewage leaked on Quintette Road Tuesday afternoon when a sewage line was ruptured by a contractor working in the area. The... Read more

Wet Weather Wednesday

Rainy and cool all day Wednesday with the best chance for heavier rain in the afternoon.  Highs will only creep into the 50s, well below... Read more

Secretary Kerry flown to Swiss hospital after bike crash

GENEVA (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is stable condition in a Swiss hospital after suffering a leg injury in a bike crash.Kerry was... Read more

6th annual "Smokin' in the Square"

This weekend kicks off the 6th annual “Smokin’ in the Square” BBQ cookoff. On March 6th and 7th, over 2 dozen professional cooks will compete... Read more

Alabama man pleads no contest to DUI manslaughter

Alabama man pleads no contest to DUI manslaughter after causing a fatal accident on Interstate ten. Martin Hale was driving on Interstate 10 in Okaloosa... Read more

Gulf Breeze Zoo welcomes new baby to the family

The Gulf Breeze Zoo welcomes a new baby to the family! Gideon is a reticulated Giraffe. He was 5'8 when he was born on March... Read more

Man found in water near Fort Walton Beach Landing dies

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WEAR) Police are investigating after a man was found in the water near the Fort Walton Beach Landing. He was later... Read more

Learn To Knit, Stitch Or Can This Month At The Molino Branch Library

Patrons can learn to knit, stitch and can this month at the Molino Branch Library. The Twisted Stitchers Yarn Club will meet Tuesday, April 7 at... Read more

Rollover accident causes road block on I-10

I-10 westbound lanes are currently blocked between 29 and Pine Forest rd. due a traffic accident. An SUV towing a travel trailer flipped and one... Read more

LA Guardsman killed in Black Hawk crash approved for Arlington burial

A Louisiana Guardsman killed in the Black Hawk crash in March will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.Friday, Secretary of the Army John McHugh approved... Read more

Northview Music Dept. Presents Annual Spring Concert

The Northview High School Music Department presented their annual Spring Concert Friday night at the school, featuring the school’s Concert Band, Guitar Ensemble and Vocal... Read more

Saudi airstrikes target rebel bases in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi Arabia bombed key military installations in Yemen on Thursday after announcing a broad regional coalition to oust Shiite rebels that... Read more

10 Big Issues To Watch During 2015 Legislative Session

Florida lawmakers will gather March 3 in the Capitol for the pomp-filled start of the 2015 legislative session. Then the real work begins. For 60... Read more

Pensacola State College promotes mental health awareness

Pensacola State College's Performing Arts Department is promoting mental health awareness during its production of "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest." The show is well... Read more

103 skimmers discovered at gas stations across Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Officials with Florida's Department of Agriculture said 103 skimmer devices that are used for identity theft have been discovered at more... Read more

Scattered Daily Rain Continues

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind... Read more

13-year-old directs firefighters in dramatic rescue

A 13-year-old Maryland boy flawlessly directed firefighters through their burning home to the room where he and his young sister were, all the while calming... Read more

Milton suspect killed while fleeing the crime scene

A Pensacola man was killed while leaving the scene of a crime.Santa Rosa deputies said the suspects, Morgan Romero and Brian Brown threatened a man... Read more

Officials to release hurricane season forecast

(AP)  -  NEW ORLEANS - The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will release its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season Wednesday.Hurricane season... Read more

Okaloosa Co Supervisor of Elections will request money for equipment upgrade

Today, Tuesday,  the Supervisor of Elections in Okaloosa County will ask for an equipment upgrade.Paul Lux says it's time to replace some of the outdated... Read more

The Blues Are Back

The boys are back in town….the Blue Angels are back home in Pensacola after being gone for three months. The Blue Angels 2015 Pensacola Beach... Read more

ESCO on scene of shooting on Saufley Pines Road

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) Authorities are on the scene of an accidental shooting that happened Saturday morning.Escambia EMS-Fire and the Escambia County Sheriff's deputies responded to... Read more

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