CBS12: Judge locks up PSL 14-year old, accused of making school shooting threat

“Making an apparent reference to the Parkland school massacre, a St. Lucie County circuit judge ordered a 14-year old into custody on Saturday…the 14-year old said he got suspended from school for 10 days, and hoped to be expelled, ‘so I can shoot up the school. (And) I won’t get blamed for it … Click here to read more

County engineer highlights safety concerns with high-speed rail in Martin County

From CBS12: “While Treasure Coast leaders are opposed to the Brightline expansion, many realize it’s going to happen anyway. The Director of Engineering for Martin County, Terry Routh, said, ‘we just want it to be as safe as possible.’ To get through Stuart, the train will have to go around a sharp curve just over the Old Roosevelt Bridge. ‘There have been two derailments on that curve historically … Click here to read more

CBS12: Authorities search for suspects connected to armed robbery on Jupiter Island

“The search is on for two people accused of robbing a home at gunpoint on Jupiter Island early Saturday morning. Residents have been asked to be vigilant and to report any suspicious activity … Click here to read more

2 Martin County men indicted for production, distribution of child porn

From CBS12: “Two men from Stuart are facing indictments from a federal grand injury for producing child pornography, the state attorney’s office said. Joshua Lane Rogers, 34, and Richard William Lockley, 34, have been detained pending trial because they’re considered a ‘danger to the community,’ … Click here to read more

Multiple agencies contain 500-gallon fuel spill in Martin County

From CBS12: “After several hours, agencies managed to contain a 500-gallon fuel spill in Martin County. The incident occurred in the Saint Lucie River, near the Roosevelt Bridge … Click here to read more

90 bus stops eliminated for Martin County Schools, hundreds of students impacted

From CBS12: “In Martin County, 90 bus stops have been eliminated for the 2017-2018 school year, impacting about 600 students. Those students now forced to walk or find another ride to school. Superintendent Laurie Gaylord … Click here to read more

CBS12: Jupiter Island police officers vote no confidence in Police Chief

“Officers with the Jupiter Island Public Safety Department want the police chief out. Attorney Brennan Keeler, representing the police union, says complaints range from the chief not authorizing overtime for additional training, to bad equipment … Click here to read more

Sad days in Martin County: Struggles with algae for residents, businesses, marine life

Here are 47 of some of the saddest photos that you will ever see in Martin County, courtesy of CBS12. [Warning: Photos contain … Click here to read more

CBS12: ISIS ‘kill list’ targets Palm Beach, Treasure Coast residents

A pro-Isis group has released a hit list with the names of more than 8,000 people, mostly Americans, and one security expert believes that many of those targeted live in Palm Beach County and on the Treasure Coast. According to the Martin County Sheriffs office,the FBI is aware of this and the agency will work closely with the Joint-Terrorism Task Force to keep citizens safe … Click here to read more

Local TV anchorman struck with rare, often fatal nerve disorder

“CBS12 prime-time anchorman John Discepolo spent the past six days in a local ICU after he caught a rare nerve disorder that, in some cases, can be fatal. Discepolo, 44, was released yesterday to a regular hospital room and his prognosis for a full recovery is good, his wife of eight years Shay tells Gossip Extra … Click here to read more

Martin Sheriff’s Office using social media to slow down speeders

From CBS12: “Facing a growing number of fatal crashes, Martin County Sheriff deputies are ramping up efforts, and using social media, to get speeders to slow down. Using Facebook to solicit concerns from residents about trouble spots … Click here to read more