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Crestview councilman wants residents to have a say on how BP fines are spent

Crestview Councilman Tom Gordon wants people who live in the city to have a say in how oil spill fines are spent.Gordon is encouraging people... Read more

Okaloosa Co. student PSA contest teaching kids to recognized danger

School shootings….online predators….cyber bullying. They're issues teens need to be aware of, and prepared for. A video contest has got teens talking about the problems,... Read more

George H.W. Bush Released From Hospital

Photo courtesy George H.W. Bush's Twitter page(ABC) Former President George H. W. Bush was discharged from the Maine Medical Center in Portland today, four days... Read more

Distractions linked to teen driving accidents

"As a mother, it's heartbreaking," said Pensacola mom Kim Bernstein. "It brought tears to my eyes to read the story about the young man this... Read more

Target to open early on Thanksgiving Day

(WEAR) - Black Friday at Target is coming early this year!The company says it will open at 6pm on Thanksgiving Day for the second year... Read more

FBI looking into alleged church killer's purported manifesto

(AP) A federal law enforcement official says the FBI is looking into a website that appears to have photos of the Charleston church shooting suspect... Read more

Tate High band invited to perform at Pearl Harbor

(WEAR) - The Tate High School band and their families received some pretty exciting news Tuesday night. The band announced that it's heading to Hawaii... Read more

How tough is 'Tough Mudder'?

MILTON, FLORIDA - It's 12 miles of obstacles through tough terrain and mud.On Saturday, more than 5,000 brave people will take on the Gulf Coast... Read more

Prisoners to train service dogs for veterans

There are a few new cute additions to the Blackwater River Correctional Facility in Santa Rosa County. Prisoners are training puppies that will help veterans... Read more

How Greece's economy may affect the U.S.

Greece's economic crisis contributed to a dip in U.S. stocks today, but Americans may have learned their lesson from their past exposure to the nation.After... Read more

Seven people catch 'superbug' from California hospital

(ABC)   An 18-year-old is among the seven California hospital patients to come down with a deadly drug-resistant "superbug," and he's spent most of the last... Read more

10 Things to Know for Today: Tuesday

Your daily look at stories that will be talked about Tuesday:1. CAR CRASHES INTO SENIOR LIVING APARTMENTSPolice say one man was taken to the hospital... Read more

Suspects sought in mobile home park shooting

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fl. (WEAR) Authorities are searching for three men involved in a shooting at a mobile home park Friday morning. If your information leads... Read more

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Give Your Email Out Like Candy

Column by ADAM LEVIN (@adam_k_levin) , Credit.com Email addresses are like opinions—nearly everyone has one. It is the most public piece of personal information you... Read more

Ten things to know for Friday

PHOTO SOURCE: MGNYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:1. NTSB: AMTRAK TRAIN SPED UP BEFORE... Read more

Rain And Cold

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Tuesday A chance of rain before noon, then a slight chance of showers after noon. Mostly... Read more

Thousands still waiting to settle their claims against BP

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Thousands of people are still waiting to settle their claims against BP.Monday is five years since the Deepwater horizon oil rig exploded. ... Read more

Escambia County Sheriffs Office seeks two witnesses in January shooting

The Escambia Sheriff's Office is looking for two witnesses who may have information about a deadly shooting.Jessie Bryant Junior was shot and killed January 19th... Read more

Run for the Redfish Returns to Panama City Beach THIS Saturday, Dec. 6

The Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce has been persistently working to host the 6th Annual Run for the Redfish THIS Saturday, December 6, 2014.... Read more

Eight members of Maryland family found dead inside home

(CNN) Eight members of a Maryland family were found dead in a house Monday when police went to check on the father, who had failed... Read more

Local High Performing Schools Receive $3.3 Million In Bonus Money

High performing schools in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties are receiving over $3.3 million in School Recognition Program funding. The financial awards are based on... Read more

Extended breastfeeding linked to higher IQ and income in study

(CNN)- "Breast is best" -- you could call it a mantra of sorts that sums up much of today's research on breastfeeding.Not only does breastfeeding... Read more

Correction: Man Charged With Animal Abuse In Connection With Horse Seized In Molino

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was originally published on June 25, 2015, with the defendant’s name listed as Daniel Barrett Francis, the name being used for... Read more

How the BP oil spill affected Gulf fisheries

Red snapper.  Grouper. Triggerfish. Amberjack. They're household terms in and around Destin, a town who's nickname refers to its fishing history. And that's why, five... Read more

Jim Allen Elementary Students Take Part In 4-H Speech Contest

Fourth graders at Jim Allen Elementary School took participated in the Tropicana 4-H Speech Contest on Friday. First place was awarded to Destiny Williams, second to... Read more

Thong bandit gropes spring breakers

Walton County deputies continue heavy patrols in a Miramar Beach neighborhood, looking for a man accused of sexual battery on two teens.    The incident took... Read more

Jail employees injured in explosion get extension on returning to work

Corrections officers injured one year ago by the explosion at the Escambia County jail received a special recognition from the county for going above and... Read more

Bentley names Tuesday 'Go Set a Watchman' day

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama Gov Robert Bentley has proclaimed Tuesday as "Go Set a Watchman" Day in the state to honor the release of... Read more

'Star Wars' actor Jake Broadbent arrested in South Carolina

Photo Source: MGN(CNN) Jake Broadbent, the actor best known for playing Anakin Skywalker as a child in "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace,"... Read more

PSC dental students offer free clinic

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Dozens of  children have 'extra' clean smiles this weekendDental students at the Pensacola State College, Warrington campus provided a free clinic this... Read more

Great, Warm Weekend Weather

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast: Saturday Sunny, with a high near 65. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Saturday Night... Read more

Escambia County To Hold Job Opportunity Fairs

The Escambia County Human Resource Department will host a series of Job Opportunity Fairs for a total of 28 positions. These positions include Community... Read more

Escambia School Lunch Prices Increase

Breakfast and lunch will cost a bit more for some students this year when they return to school on August 17 in Escambia County. For elementary... Read more

Pensacola man indicted for murder after man's overdose

A Pensacola man has been indicted for murder, after a man's death from a drug overdose.Prosecutors said James Mitchell provided the victim, Donald Davis, with... Read more

Century Correctional Inmate Labor Saves Thousands For Schools

Inmate work crews from Century Correctional Institution are continuing to provide thousands of dollars worth of labor to towns and schools in the... Read more

Last Night: Tate High Drama Presents ‘The Addams Family: A Musical Comedy’

Tonight is the final production of the the  Tate High School Drama Department’s  “The Addams Family: A Musical Comedy” on the school cafetorium stage.... Read more

HAPPENING NOW: Fatal single vehicle wreck on Prieto Drive

HAPPENING NOW: Fatal vehicle wreck on Prieto Drive in Escambia County. We will bring you more information as it becomes available. Source: www.weartv.com/Read Full Article Read more

Commissioners say it's time to clean up the Okaloosa Island pier

(WEAR) - Every day, anglers from around the world come to the Okaloosa Island pier to try and land some of the area's most popular... Read more

$1.5 Million In HVAC Upgrades Planned For Northview High

On any given day at Northview High School, students can often be found sweltering in one classroom while students are freezing just down the hall.... Read more

Drastic temperature drop for the WEAR-TV area

An explosion of cold air hit the WEAR-TV area this afternoon. The dramatic temperature drop has caused alerts for our area. A WIND ADVISORY is... Read more

Baker Gators Top Jay (With Photo Gallery)

The Jay Royals opened district play Friday night with a 48-26 loss to the Baker Gators. Next week, the Royals will host Cottondale. For more photos, click... Read more

Long-time Pensacola mayor honored with life-sized statue

(WEAR) - A long-time Pensacola mayor will be honored this weekend.A life-sized statue of former Mayor Vince Whibbs will be unveiled at the Community Maritime... Read more

Coast Guard identifies oil seepage on Bolivar Peninsula, Texas

Response crews dig trenches and place sorbent boom to collect oil seepage. U.S. Coast Guard photos.TEXAS CITY, Texas (U.S. COAST GUARD) The Coast Guard, state... Read more

Martin Hale to be sentenced Tuesday

(WEAR) A man who caused a deadly accident on I-10 will be sentenced Tuesday. Martin Hale pleaded no contest to DUI manslaughter and several other... Read more

Local Red Cross lends helping hand to Texas flood victims

Torrential rain, devastating floods and even tornadoes have swept through parts of Texas and Oklahoma.The powerful storms have killed more than a dozen people and... Read more

Deadline Approaching To Enter Northview Homecoming Parade

Friday is the deadline to enter the annual Northview High School Homecoming Parade. The parade has been set for Friday, October 9. The parade will line... Read more

Rain cancels Pensacola JazzFest

PENSACOLA, Fla. - Rain has canceled JazzFest 2015, which was set for Seville Square in downtown Pensacola this weekend.The Jazz Society of Pensacola puts on... Read more

42 sex offenders arrested in Florida during "Operation Summer Heat"

Forty-two sex offenders who failed to register when they moved have been arrested in FloridaOne person was arrested in Northwest Florida as part of a... Read more

Tate, Northview Band Students Earn High Ratings At Districts

Over 100 Northview and Tate high school band students were awarded excellent and superior ratings recently at the Solo and Ensemble Music Performance Assessments... Read more

No Serious Injuries In ECAT Bus Crash

There were no serious injuries in a three-vehicle crash involving an Escambia County Area Transit bus this morning at West Detroit Boulevard and Untreiner Avenue.... Read more

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