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Hurt pit bulls, drugs found
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. - Three injured pit bulls and a puppy suspected of being used in illegal dog fighting have been rescued, according to the Indian River County Sheriff's Office.
Thu May 16, 2013
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Dropped coins lead cops to suspect
Crime scene photos show the trail of coins, drafting pencil parts, ammunition and medication that led Indian River County deputies to the burglary suspect.
Wed May 15, 2013
Health Department identifies two cases of whooping cough
This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com The Indian River County Health Department has recently confirmed two adult cases of pertussis, a serious illness that could potentially affect anyone.
Internet bullying seminar open to public
This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com - Guardians For New Futures and the Indian River County Sheriff's Office have joined to offer the public a free seminar on Internet bullying on May 17.
Tue May 14, 2013
Dance Space Spectacular set for June 15
Dance styles performed will include jazz, ballet, lyrical, modern, tap and hip hop.
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Highly contagious disease confirmed
Health officials in Indian River County are confirming two new cases of pertussis in adults.
Nominations workshop offered for philanthropic nominations
Registration and coffee will begin at 8:45 a.m. followed by the workshop from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. There is no charge and the workshop is open to all nonprofit organizations.
Vero Beach Council to consider septic system ordinance
Residents with older septic tanks might face new restrictions when replacing their systems, while new homes could be required to be on the city's sewer system.
Mon May 13, 2013
Investigation: Indian River 2011 jail escape possibly foiled had...
Leviticus Taylor smiles during his sentencing in March, 20, 2012 for escaping the Indian River County Jail in Oct.
Jury selection begins for man accused of role in Sebastian killing
A man who drove the getaway car after a Sebastian man was shot to death outside an apartment complex was not aware that a killing had taken place, his attorney said Monday as trial proceedings began in an Indian River County courtroom.
Woman's claim of child's kidnapping at gunpoint in Vero Beach is fake
Law enforcement agencies responded in force when a woman claimed a child had been snatched from her at gunpoint Friday, only learning later the story was made up.
2 injured in fire in Spanish Lakes in Lakewood Park
One man was flown out and another person was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation after a Monday fire that destroyed a double-wide manufactured home, a St.
Sun May 12, 2013
The week ahead: Activities in Indian River County and surrounding areas
It appears as if it is going to be a quiet week this week in Vero Beach and all of its surrounding areas.
Sat May 11, 2013
Legislature scorecard: How Treasure Coast lawmakers' bills fared this session
Treasure Coast lawmakers have successfully made cases for speedier death row appeals, better protection for babies who survive abortions, fairer coverage for cancer patients and fewer drones buzzing overhead.
Sebastian City Council approves land purchase to expand city cemetery
The Sebastian Municipal Cemetery on U.S. 1 got a new life Wednesday when the City Council voted unanimously to purchase a 1.4-acre parcel just north of it to provide more burial space.
Blockbuster in Vero Beach to close its doors after 21 years
While most of the Blockbuster closings around the nation in recent years were initiated by corporate headquarters, this decision came from store owner Chas Averbook.
Fri May 10, 2013
Sebastian's Davis Street sewer system construction postponed
A new sanitary sewer system on Davis Street between U.S. 1 and Indian River Drive in the riverfront district of Sebastian is on hold.
County Road 512 paving project in Sebastian to start in June
A paving project along County Road 512 over the next several months may cause some traffic delays for drivers heading in and out of Sebastian.
Vero Beach store owner charged with selling synthetic marijuana
A Sunoco convenience store owner was charged Wednesday for selling synthetic marijuana, the Indian River County Sheriff's Office said.
Local traffic: Northbound traffic on I-95 is being diverted at Sebastian
APRIL 25-JUNE 14: Fourth Street between 58th and 66th avenues in Indian River County will be closed starting 7:30 a.m. April 25 as drainage structures are installed as part of a road improvement project.