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Gas Leak At Ernest Ward Middle During School Dance

A natural gas leak Friday night at Ernest Ward Middle School in Walnut Hill posed no threat students and parents as a school dance was... Read more

Friday Night High School Football Finals

Here is a look at final high school football scores from across the area Friday night – FLORIDA Tate 52, West Gadsden 3 West Florida 39, Mosley... Read more

Tate Blasts West Gadsden For Homecoming Win (With Gallery)

It was a very happy homecoming Friday night for the Tate High School Aggies as they easily beat the Panthers of West Gadsden. Seven first half... Read more

CanStruction Downtown

Elaborate sculptures are on display in Downtown Pensacola tonight, and they're all built with cans of food.The American Institute of Architects Northwest Florida is putting... Read more

Department of Veterans Affairs Pay Raises

The Department of Veterans affairs is increasing the pay for incoming physicians and dentists. The boost will be between 20-and-35,000 dollars. The salary increase is... Read more

Two Violent Crimes, May be Related

Two violent crimes that may be related are under investigation in Escambia County.A carjacking was reported Thursday morning at a gas station in Cantonment.  The... Read more

New ECAT buses

Escambia County area transit unveiled the newest buses in its fleet September 19th.They have two sizes. The larger seats 34. The smaller, for less traveled... Read more

Fewer students qualifying for Bright Futures

Changes to Florida's Bright Futures lottery scholarship in recent years have caused fewer students to qualify for the program.  The Florida Department of Education says... Read more

The Millers File a Temporary Injuction

UPDATE:Terik Miller is one of six players from Escambia High who have been deemed ineligible to play.Three weeks ago, Miller was suspended because of an... Read more

NWFL symphony commemorates WWI & II anniversaries

The Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra is commemorating the anniversaries of World War One and Two.They're putting on a multimedia concert called "glory and remembrance."It features... Read more

Taste of the Beach going on this weekend

You can enjoy tow days full of delicious coastal cuisine cooked up by the beach's finest Chefs. The Annual "Taste of the Beach" event is... Read more

Facebook Scam, Circulating

Beware of a Facebook ScamHackers could be trying to steal your money by impersonating people you trust.The scam starts when hackers clone your Facebook identity.... Read more

Local Job Rates

Florida's unemployment numbers went up slightly in August, while Pensacola saw an increase in jobsAugusts jobless rate was 6.3%. That's up from 6.2% in July.It's... Read more

Winston suspended for Clemson game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Top-ranked Florida State will face Clemson without Jameis Winston -- for the entire game and not just the first half.Florida State... Read more

One woman, Got the Help She Needed

A few weeks ago, Channel Three ran the story of a Gulf Breeze woman who's home was heavily damaged in the April floods.Today, she got... Read more

Campaining Against Sexual Violence

An estimated 1 in 5 women is sexually assaulted during her college years, and only about 12% percent of those assaults are reported.  Young men... Read more

Parents Indicted in Child Death

ESCAMBIA CO.-The parents of a toddler who died after burning himself with hot water have been indicted for first degree felony murder and aggravated manslaughter.Pensacola... Read more

Sierra Leone enforces Ebola restrictions

Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury dead Ebola victims as the country... Read more

Taste of the Beach on Pensacola Beach

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. -- Hope you're hungry.The 7th annual Taste of the Beach is this weekend on Pensacola Beach. There will more than 20 top... Read more

49 Turkish hostages released by ISIS

 Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or... Read more

Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Commissioner Roger Goodell says that "over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong;... Read more

Intruder causes White House to be evacuated

Washington (CNN) -- A man jumped a fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors into the building... Read more

Shots fired in manhunt for Pennsylvania police killer

Canadensis, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- Police in Pennsylvania appeared to be closing in Friday night on the suspect in the slaying of a state trooper.A local... Read more

Escambia, Santa Rosa Farm Bureaus Complete 1.5 Ton Peanut Butter Donation To Manna

The Florida Peanut Producers and the Farm Bureau in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties has completed their donation of one and a half tons of... Read more

Judge Takes Aim At Florida Prison Phone Contract

An administrative law judge said  that the Florida Department of Corrections should toss out proposals by three companies to provide phone services to... Read more

Pedestrian Killed On Mobile Highway

A pedestrian was struck and killed on Mobile Highway in front of Walmart this morning. The Florida Highway Patrol said 46-year old Leonard Roy Deloach of... Read more

Work On Brickyard Road Bridge Replacement Continues

Work is underway to replace an two-lane bridge on Brickyard Road over an unnamed branch in Molino. Brickyard Road is closed to traffic during the... Read more

McDavid Man Sentenced For 2013 SWAT Standoff

A McDavid man that held the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team at bay for hours last year has been sentenced. After finding 55-year old Gary... Read more

Three Charged After Car Stolen In Florida, Burned in Alabama

[Updated 8 a.m.] Three people have been arrested in connection with a vehicle that was stolen in Florida early Tuesday morning and burned a short... Read more

Florida Voters Appear Prepared To Pass Conservation Amendment

Florida voters appear poised in November to pass a constitutional amendment that would require setting aside billions of dollars for land conservation and... Read more

Woman Carjacked, Assaulted After Pumping Gas In Cantonment

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a carjacking and aggravated assault suspect after a morning incident in Cantonment. Thursday morning at approximately 8:15, a... Read more

Middle 60’s Tonight

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low... Read more

Average waist size in America expanding

The average waist size in America is expanding.That's the findings from a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention."Abdominal obesity" is defined... Read more

End-of-life planning

End-of-life planning can be an awkward topic to bring up.But ABC's Dr. Timothy Johnson says it's important to talk about. When we talk with our... Read more

Prichard police find body of 8 year old Hiawayi Robinson

The body of an eight year old Alabama girl, missing since Tuesday afternoon(Sept. 16th), has been found.And investigators are searching for her killer.Police say Hiawayi... Read more

Surveillance video offers new clues into missing University of Virginia student

Business surveillance video may offer new clues in the disappearance of a missing University of Virginia student.The video appears to show a man following 18-year-old... Read more

President Obama close to receving authority to train Syrian rebels

Congress is close to giving President Obama the authority and funding to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to fight ISIS.The House overwhelmingly approved the... Read more

Rabies alert widens as 3rd bat tests positive

OKALOOSA COUNTY -In response to a third bat testing positive for rabies, the Florida Department of Health-Okaloosa is expanding its rabies alert, issued Wednesday, to... Read more

Beginning Monday, concealed weapon permits available in Okaloosa County

Starting Monday, you will be able to apply for a concealed weapon license at the Okaloosa County Tax Collector's office.Tax Collector Ben Anderson says their... Read more

Walton Co. man accused of murder avoids death penalty with plea deal

A man accused of murder in Walton County has avoided the death penalty by reaching a plea deal with prosecutors.   In January 2013, Chrispin Ramirez... Read more

Scotland may declare independence from the UK

Right now people in Scotland are deciding whether to remain a part of the United Kingdom.Millions have taken to the polls, making it a very... Read more

Downtown parking cracking down on violators

PENSACOLA - A push to crack down on parking violations in downtown Pensacola goes before the City Council Thursday.  The Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) wants... Read more

Wahoos stadium could soon get an official name

Many people call it Maritime Park, Blue Wahoo's Stadium, or Bayfront Stadium.However, the stadium where the Blue Wahoos play doesn't have an official name.That could... Read more

Amazon releases Kindle and Kindle Voyage

Amazon has released a new set of tablets and e-readers.A $79 Kindle and the Kindle Voyage are the company's new e-readers.They're touted as Amazon's thinnest... Read more

CDC recommends flu vaccine for healthy adults

The CDC also telling healthy adults not to forget their flu vaccination.Last Winter influenza hospitalized a surprisingly high number of young and middle-aged adults.The CDC... Read more

Crestview teen dies after being hit by truck

A seventeen-year-old girl from Crestview has died, after she was hit by a truck early Tuesday morning. The accident happened on PJ Adams Parkway near... Read more

P.A.D a health condition affecting millions of Americans

Peripheral Arterial Disease is a condition millions of Americans have and many don't know it.P.A.D raises the risk for heart attack, stroke, and foot and... Read more

124th meeting for Pensacola Chamber to select board of directors

The Greater Pensacola Chamber held a milestone meeting September 18th. It's the 124th time the members have met to select their board of directors for... Read more

United Way of Escambia County kicks off campaign with "breakfast of champions"

United Way of Escambia County kicked off its annual workplace campaign this morning, with a breakfast of champions.More than 100 community leaders attended the event... Read more

Teachers needed in 3 Northwest Florida districts

More teachers are needed in all three Northwest Florida Districts.This year alone, Escambia County hired 335 new teachers.Santa Rosa County hired 231 new teachers and... Read more

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