Okaloosa County Newswire (Page 8)

Okaloosa County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Okaloosa County, FL. (Page 8)

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  1. Deputy listens in as inmate violates injunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    CRESTVIEW – An Okaloosa County Jail inmate who called the victim of his domestic violence injunction six times was charged with violating it.

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  2. TDD Director: County should become 'luxury brand'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... to make good, solid business decisions with the mindset that our job is to foster the growth of tourism in Okaloosa County and balance it with the local quality of life. A: We have a lot of work to do to get us on track toward becoming a luxury ...

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  3. Shot glass shatters on woman's headRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... girlfriend by throwing a shot glass at her head was arrested Sept. 24. According to the 44-year-old man's Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office arrest report, the couple became engaged in a heated argument while lying in bed. At one point, the man got up ...

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  4. Man gives ex-boyfriend a ride, is rewarded with fist to faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... face and robbed. The 21-year-old Crestview suspect was the former boyfriend of the victim, according to his Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office arrest report. He asked the driver for money, and when the victim didn't give him enough, the suspect ...

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  5. Airline seeks to expand its operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Walton Sun

    The Okaloosa County Commission on Tuesday will be asked to vote on whether to give $1 million worth of bed-tax funded incentives to an airline at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport that wants to expand into new markets. The “incumbent air carrier” wants to expand its base operations and offer more jobs at VPS, as well as bring more visitors to the area from September through May, according to county Tourist Development Department Director Jennifer Adams.

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  6. OCSD must address 'The superintendent shall ...'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } FORT WALTON BEACH - Okaloosa County School Board Chairman Lamar White spoke candidly Thursday, voicing concerns over the interpretation of School Board policy and procedure in ...

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  7. Woman violates injunction, hides under bedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    FORT WALTON BEACH – A woman found hiding under the bed of the man she'd been banned from contact with told Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office deputies she was there because she had nowhere else to go.

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  8. Woman's alleged attack with glass candle holder may leave permanent scarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... The last candle holder hit him in the face, causing several lacerations near his left eye, according to her Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office arrest report.

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  9. Coastal Bank and Trust employees deliver food to firefighters Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... do we're very thankful." The meals come at the end of a month-long initiative from Coastal Bank and Trust in Okaloosa County called Honoring Our Heroes, which celebrates members of the armed forces, EMS, fire rescue and law enforcement. The bank ...

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  10. Day 53 of Operation Shady Lane ringleader on the run Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Nearly two months since being put on the Wanted list by Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, alleged drug ring mastermind Aaron Dwayne Dawson remains at-large and the public's assistance is being requested for his capture.

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  11. Mother mourns loss of her infant sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Johnson, would at some point be arrested and charged with murdering Dominick. That occurred Tuesday after an Okaloosa County grand jury indicted Johnson for first-degree murder. "They had told me he was involved in the case. At first I didn't think ...

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  12. REPORT: Semi-truck takes a spill on I-10 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    OKALOOSA COUNTY  - A semitrailer hauling assorted juices overturned on Interstate 10 about 7:45 a.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  13. Dilapidated RV abandoned in Navarre Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... of Santa Rosa will have to pay for its disposal. It was seen being towed by a large pickup truck from Okaloosa County. All the usual methods of locating the owner have proved unsuccessful or have been intentionally removed, according to the ...

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  14. 2 men face murder charges over deaths of infant sonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | New York Post

    According to a News Herald report , State Attorney Bill Eddins announced Tuesday that an Okaloosa County grand jury indicted 20-year-old Jared Leevan Johnson for first-degree felony murder. Authorities said Johnson's 5-month-old son died a day after being left alone at Johnson's home in Shalimar in November 2016.

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  15. Warriner resigns from TDC boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | The Star

    ... resignation arrived one month after the TDC executive director Jennifer Adams left for the same position in Okaloosa County. Warriner began his letter noting the last five years of success enjoyed since the BOCC overhauled the advisory board and ...

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  16. 2 Florida men face murder charges in infants' deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    According to a News Herald report , State Attorney Bill Eddins announced Tuesday that an Okaloosa County grand jury indicted 20-year-old Jared Leevan Johnson for first-degree felony murder.

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  17. Sheriff's Office: Superintendent knew of child abuse report Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    There's a little more clarity now as to what Okaloosa County School District Superintendent Mary Beth Jackson knew and when concerning the 2016 investigation report linked to the current child abuse case at Kenwood Elementary School.

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  18. SRO treated for injuries after attack by middle-school studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... custody Wednesday after he attacked and choked his School Resource Officer (SRO). According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred at around 11 a.m. when a 14-year-old Exceptional Education student reportedly became angry in ...

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  19. Autopsy to be conducted in Destin teen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... the teen, who was possibly armed, was threatening to harm himself and was believed to be in that area. "The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office appreciates the extraordinary amount of concern for the teen and his family expressed by the community, and ...

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  20. Angry tailgater accused of pulling gun on other driver Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... on Interstate 10 and then pulling out a gun and pointing it at the other driver. The incident started in Okaloosa County and continued into Escambia County, where Edward Robert Shinn of Cypress, Texas was arrested. The victim told Florida Highway ...

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