WPBF: Governor declares tri-county State of Emergency as hundreds protest Lake O discharges

“‘It’s a catastrophe. Economic crisis.’ Commercial Fisherman are catching a lot less, charter boat captains can’t find customers. ‘We’re seeing it on the front lines, but this will spread. The hotels, whole tourism industry. When people see this, they’re not gonna want to come back… … Click here to read more

LOCATION CHANGE: Information on how you could possibly become a Wheel of Fortune contestant

From WPBF: “Wheel of Fortune’s Wheelmobile is coming to the Treasure Coast. What is the Wheelmobile? The Wheelmobile is a 36-foot Winnebago that tours nationwide in search of contestants for television’s #1 game show. The Wheelmobile team is coming your way to find contestants in the South Florida area … Click here to read more

WPBF: Large discharges show dark plume of murky freshwater along Jupiter Island

“Aerial photos of stormwater flowing into the ocean are sparking concerns on the Treasure Coast. The photos were taken Saturday and show a large, dark plume of murky freshwater along Jupiter Island … Click here to read more

$1M in gold artifacts, coins recovered from Treasure Coast shipwreck sites

From WPBF: “Over $1 million worth of gold artifacts and a rare coin destined for the king of Spain have been recovered from the 1715 Treasure Fleet which sank along the Treasure Coast on July 31, 1715 … Click here to read more

MCSO sting: Clerks at 5 stores accused of selling alcohol to minors

From WPBF: “Martin County authorities said an undercover sting operation caught several convenience stores selling alcohol to minors. Clerks at STP Discount Beverage, Texaco on Mapp Road, A-1 Discount Beverage, Rightway and Ocean Food Mart … Click here to read more

President Obama expected to stay at Palm City’s Floridian Golf Club this weekend

President Obama will be vacationing in South Florida this weekend, sources have confirmed for WPBF 25 News. The White House has not confirmed the trip, but the president is expected to stay at the Floridian National Golf Club in Palm City. The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a Temporary Flight Restriction for the Palm City area for Saturday and Sunday.The TFR is for at least a 10-mile radius, a size usually reserved … Click here to read more

MCSO: JB High School student duped other boys into sending nude photos

From WPBF: “A male student at Jensen Beach High School pretended to be a girl on a popular cellphone app to entice other boys at school to send him nude photos, according to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office. The allegations surfaced after a boy told his parents that the leader of a school club … Click here to read more

WPBF: Commissioners vote to allocate $1.4M to fight All Aboard Florida

From WPBF: “Martin County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to allocate $1.4-million from reserve funds to fight All Aboard Florida… AAF replied: ‘…We remain open to exploring a future station in the Treasure Coast that would bring direct economic benefits to area residents and visitors.’” … Click here to read more

Migrants taken into custody along Jupiter Island

Martin County Sheriff’s Office deputies spent the early morning hours yesterday locating 11 illegal immigrants that landed onshore in the area of Jupiter Island. WPBF reports that local police and sheriff’s deputies from Palm Beach and Martin Counties joined in the search for more migrants seen running from the beach near the county line. … Click here to read more

WPBF: Senator Rubio meets his Indian River Lagoon critics at Stuart City Hall

After criticizing him for more than a year, Indian River Lagoon activists come face-to-face with Sen. Marco Rubio as he arrived at Stuart City Hall. “Where have you been for the past 13 months?” called out one protester. … Click here to read more

Tiger: ‘I’m damn good at video games’

WPBF reports that while Jupiter Island’s Tiger Woods is recuperating from back surgery, he has perfected a new hobby: “I’m damn good at video games,” he joked. … Click here to read more