Fort Pierce

FDLE puts out missing child alert for 15-year-old Richard Henson. (Source: FDLE)

FDLE Issues Missing Child Alert For Fort Pierce Teen

A missing child alert has been issued for a 15-year-old last seen in the area of Fort Pierce.


The vessel "Bye-Luv Ya-Sea Ya" stuck on Lady Slipper Key just north of Crooked Island, Bahamas on January 27, 2015. (Courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Rescues Men Stranded On Remote Island

Coast Guard crews rescued two men stranded on remote Bahamanian island on Tuesday afternoon.


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Researcher Suspended After Dolphin Moved To Pool

Federal officials suspended a central Florida dolphin researcher accused of moving a dolphin to a community pool.


Lily the dog was severely burned and continues to be rehabilitated in a hyperbaric chamber. (Source: CBS4)

Severely Burned Dog Recovering With The Help Of Hyperbaric Chamber

A beagle mix named Lily was left fighting for her life after about 40 percent of her body was badly burned. But thanks to hours of treatment in a hyperbaric chamber, Lily has come a long way.



22 Whales Beached At South Florida State Park

Rescuers are struggling to help a pod of pilot whales that beached at a South Florida state park.

CBS Miami–09/01/2012

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Report: Woman Calls 911 For Eating Too Much

A Fort Pierce woman apparently took the term all-you-can-eat a little too seriously and felt that she had an emergency on her hands; so she decided to call 911.


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$2.2M In Cocaine Washes Up On Fort Pierce Beach

Plenty of strange items have washed ashore Florida beaches over the years, and now authorities are investigating the discovery of 22 bales of cocaine.


Tyler Hadley  (Source: Port St. Lucie Sheriff's Office)

Teen Accused of Bludgeoning Parents To Death Indicted

A Port St. Lucie Teen was indicted Wednesday for allegedly bludgeoning his parents to death.

CBS Miami–09/15/2011

Tyler Hadley  (Source: Port St. Lucie Sheriff's Office)

Police: Tyler Hadley Showed Off Cash Before Murdering Parents

There are new details in the case of a South Florida teenager accused of bludgeoning his parents to death with a hammer. Newly released police documents say Tyler Hadley showed off thousands of dollars in cash before hosting a party for friends.


Joanna Moreno  (Source: St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office)

Fort Pierce Couple Accused Of Forcing Girl To Live Outside

A couple in Fort Pierce is charged with child abuse after deputies reported that one of three girls that lived in the home was kept outside and only allowed in at night to sleep on the floor.