Suspected drunk teacher resigns
The school board had been set to discuss the situation at Tuesday night's scheduled meeting.
FHP seeking vehicle in fatal crash
Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Okeechobee County that killed 19-year-old Frisdi Mariela Hernandez Alecio.
Weather causes power outages
Severe weather caused power outages across South Florida, Treasure Coast
Okeechobee toddler drowns in retention pond
A 3-year-old boy drown Tuesday afternoon after being found in a retention pond near his home at NW 46 th Avenue Villas in northwest…
400 acre wildfire in Okeechobee contained
It is currently threatening a backhoe/tractor and a hunting camp house, the forest service says.
Yearling Middle School teacher arrested
Newschannel 5 looked into the personnel file of a Yearling Middle School teacher accused of being drunk in the classroom.
School guidance counselor arrested
An Okeechobee freshman freshman guidance counselor is facing various charges after investigators say he contacted at least two students…
Suspected drunk teacher suspended
According to the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred last month during class at Yearling Middle School.
Okeechobee stabbing suspect caught
A man is in custody in Okeechobee County after a stabbing Thursday at the Mi Pueblo store on Highway 70 West.
New help to fight citrus greening
Congressman pushes for Farm Bill, with an initiative to fund research into citrus greening and efforts to combat the disease
Potato farmers prep for cold
One potato farmer in Okeechobee County is hoping not to see a repeat of last weekend when cold damaged some of his crop.
Ranchers eye frosty weather
Cattle isn't the concern, pasture is.
Man drowns Plantation Mobile Home Park pond
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office investigators say a man drowned in a pond near Plantation Mobile Home Park Saturday.
Two adults rescued after car enters canal
At 2:07pm, Palm Beach Fire Rescue crews responded to reports of a car in a canal near the 9100 block of Broad St. in the Charleston…
Bird adoption today for confiscated birds
Workers at the Rainforest Bird Clinic will host a bird adoption today, hoping to find forever homes for dozens of birds taken from a home in…
Lawsuit forces man to give up support dog
Deadline looms for a disabled man from Ukraine fighting to keep his four-legged companion.
Finding problems with appliance
Consumer Reports testers make sure products offer peak performance and safety but recently they’ve found some problems with appliances.
Restaurant grading system proposed for public
Will a restaurant grading system come to Florida?
Woman locked out of apartment she still rents
A West Palm Beach woman says she was evicted without notice after the property she lived in was sold at a tax sale. The Consumer Watchdog…
Debate over cash vs credit prices
Palm Beach County Commissioners are scheduled to vote Tuesday on a proposal to regulate how gas prices are advertised. But a potential deal…