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MAN DEAD, WOMAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION IN CRESTVIEW COLLISION

One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a two-vehicle wreck in Okaloosa County. The collision happened at 12:50 a.m. Saturday on Pandora Road south of Hammock Lane. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), 28-year-old Calvin Wilks was driving southbound on Pandora along with passenger, 31-year-old Derek Varner. FHP said Wilks exited the roadway onto the ...

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CAR SHOT AT SEVERAL TIMES DURING POST-PROM PARTY

An early morning shooting is under investigation in Escambia County. The call came in around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to Navy Boulevard and Chief’s Way, where they found a vehicle that had been shot four times. No one was injured from the incident, authorities said. The owner of the Nissan Altima said ...

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PANAMA CITY MAN SEXUALLY ABUSED DISABLED CHILD

A Panama City man is accused of raping a child with a physical disability. Sean Utu, 38, of Panama City is charged with sexual battery after he allegedly abused the victim multiple times earlier this year. According to an arrest affidavit, Utu went into her room while she was sleeping and raped her. The girl verbally resisted but was unable ...

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PHILIP MORAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR MURDERING WIFE

Philip Moran, the Bay County man who was found guilty of murdering his wife back in 2014 is sentenced to life in prison. However, it’s unlikely Moran will take this sentence without a fight. Even at his sentencing, he still claims he is innocent. Guilty of second-degree murder, Philip Moran now pays the ultimate price, life in prison. In March ...

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SPECIAL FORCES SOLDIER CHARGED WITH KILLING HIS ESTRANGED WIFE

Authorities say a 34-year-old woman was shot and killed by her estranged husband Sunday night. It happened after a domestic dispute with 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) soldier Derek McKinney, according to the Crestview Police Department (CPD). Police responded to the 120 block of Northview Drive in the Countryview Estates neighborhood after receiving a report of a gunshot victim around ...

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CRESTVIEW TEEN KILLED IN STATE ROAD 85 ROLLOVER CRASH

A 19-year-old out of Crestview was killed in a car wreck Monday afternoon. The crash happened just before 2 p.m. on State Road 85 north of State Road 123. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Corey Saylor was traveling southbound when he veered out of the left lane and into the median. State troopers said Saylor overcorrected, which caused ...

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ARMED AND DANGEROUS SUSPECT ON THE RUN IN PENSACOLA

An active warrant has been issued for a Pensacola man who police said is armed and dangerous. According to Pensacola Police Department (PPD), Zachary Shabazz Peterson Jr. robbed a man on Sunday in the 1000 block of N. J Street, and shot him in the neck. Peterson has been charged with robbery and aggravated battery with a firearm. Peterson is ...

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