Okaloosa County Newswire (Page 3)

Okaloosa County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Okaloosa County, FL. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 2,148 in Okaloosa County, FL

  1. Okaloosa Co. man charged with soliciting minors for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | WALA

    Investigators with the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office arrested an individual they say is a child predator during an undercover sting which targeted offenders who prey on minors via electronic communications. Officials say Nicholas Iolo, 54, of Fort Walton Beach, contacted an undercover OCSO investigator, who was posing online as a minor, seven times and provided explicit photographs three times.

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  2. Okaloosa denies Wal-Mart rezoning requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Dozens of Bayview homeowners let loose with cheers and high-fives Tuesday night as Okaloosa County Commissioners on Tuesday voted to deny Wal-Mart's request to rezone a portion of the neighborhood for commercial use.

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  3. No charges for off-duty deputy in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... outside the Red Rose Gentleman's Club on Santa Rosa Boulevard because he felt threatened, according to an Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office investigative report. The shooting occurred around 4:45 a.m. in the parking lot of Waterscape condominiums, ...

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  4. Man arrested after firing shot during argument Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... night after one man fired a weapon and threatened to blow his roommate away. Around 10:30 p.m. Monday, Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office responded to an area of Bud Moulton Road and Silverhill Road near Crestview in reference to a disturbance. When ...

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  5. Seven rescued from rough surfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Beach Fishing Pier for two other swimmers caught in the current. One was taken to Gulf Breeze Hospital. Okaloosa County Beach Safety Chief Rich Huffnagle said there were two rescues Sunday, but no transports. Lifeguards try to stay one step ahead by ...

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  6. Santa Rosa County heads back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Santa Rosa County headed back to school on Monday. Just like the first day of school for Walton and Okaloosa counties, the weather held up for students and parents at local schools.

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  7. Active Warrants Issued by OCSO in Connection of Murder of Destin ResidentRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    An active warrant has been issued for a Walton County man on a charge of first degree premeditated murder. Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office investigators have tied 36-year old Oscar Castaneda-Lopez to the death of a Destin resident whose body was found August 8th in a shallow grave off 16th Street in south Walton County.

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  8. 'Person of interest' sought in early morning Niceville homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... incident. None of the schools were placed on lockdown or modified procedures, according to an email from Okaloosa County School District. "There is no threat to school safety," said Henry Kelley, spokesman for OCSD, who noted in the email that the ...

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  9. UPDATED: Search for Missing Man Leads to Discovery of Body in South WaltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    ... that missing person case meantime have recovered a body from a shallow grave in South Walton County. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office has been investigating the suspicious disappearance of 36-year old Osvaldo Torres-Michua of Legion Drive ...

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  10. M.E.'s office releases new information on woman allegedly killed by sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    The Okaloosa County Sheriff's office is still awaiting the final report from the Medical Examiner's Office following their autopsy of Robin Lantz, but have a preliminary cause of death.

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  11. Destin councilwoman's 10-year-old daughter threatened with deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Walton Sun

    The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation after Destin City Councilwoman Prebble Ramswell received a death threat against her 10-year-old daughter on July 25th. "I received a letter in the mail that instructed me to resign my position on City Council by August 1st," Ramswell told the Daily News.

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  12. Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious disappearance Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Walton Sun

    The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the suspicious disappearance of a Hispanic man from a Destin apartment complex. The Sheriff's Office responded to Legion Village Apartments at 734 Legion Drive on Aug. 2, after Osvaldo Torres-Michua, 36, failed to show up at work, according to a media release from the OCSO.

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  13. Vexed by street closures, Crestview mulls fixed course for future 5Ks Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... coordinator for Guardians ad Litem. The program requested to close streets both within the city and in Okaloosa County's jurisdiction for an Oct. 22 run/walk benefiting the program's nearly 300 children. The event would be a fundraiser to pay for ...

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  14. Uwf Oede awards grant to help Fort Walton Beach brewery expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Capital Soup

    ... company co-founder and co-owner Nathan Vannatter. "Props Brewery's $1.3 million expansion will establish Okaloosa County's only local distribution brewery. The 30-barrel brewhouse will match the largest breweries from Jacksonville, Florida, to ...

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  15. PAC funds prove controversial for Gaetz Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... that he resigned as chair of the organizations he used in 2012 and 2014 to fund opponents of sitting Okaloosa County Commissioners because federal election law dictated that he do so. He said he has had no contact with the PACs, or their new chair ...

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  16. Weathermen say to expect some seriously foul weather this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Walton Sun

    ... 20 W. Woodyard Pit at the end of Vines Road. Hinote Pit on Hinote Road The entrance of outside of the gate Okaloosa County Public Works plans to provide sand and bags at their south location on Ready Avenue. The city of Fort Walton Beach will also ...

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  17. 'This is just ridiculous' Fed's last-minute requirements stymie RESTORE grant recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... English, the Northwood teacher who applied for the grant. That leaves local grant winners, who followed Okaloosa County grants administration policy and procedures, wondering if they'll ever see the money. On July 28, area schools that thought ...

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  18. Report: Mid-Bay Bridge Authority to review tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Walton Sun

    ... the total amount that a customer spends per year; and implementing an annual bridge pass for citizens of Okaloosa County. Neilson says the Authority will consider any ideas that may provide additional relief to customers, within certain parameters. ...

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  19. Delta computer outage affects flights at VPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... connect in Atlanta. At 7:50 a.m., the 5:50 a.m. flight out of VPS was boarding, according to Tracy Stage, Okaloosa County airports director. Delta has allowed for the manual boarding of passengers as the No. 2 U.S. carrier by traffic deals with a ...

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  20. Sheriff: lightning strike kills Florida beach vendorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as 22-year-old Zachary Fordem. The Panama City News Herald reports that Fordem was struck Friday afternoon while working near an Okaloosa Island condominium.

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