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FBI UNCOVERS HOMEGROWN TERROR TRAINING CAMP IN ALABAMA

  ¬†At first glance, it looks like an abandoned dump. But this plot of land in Macon County, Alabama is described in an FBI search warrant as a “makeshift military-style obstacle course” belonging to a small group of terrorists led by Siraj Wahhaj who owned the property up a long dirt road but just a few miles from downtown Tuskegee. ...

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FIRST BAPTIST OF CRESTVIEW OFFERS MUSIC AND ARTS CAMP

  First Baptist Church Crestview is having a Summer Music and Arts Camp for students who graduated first through sixth grades, and a junior camp for K-4 through kindergarten students. Hours are 8 a.m.-noon June 10-14 at FBC Crestview, 171 Hickory Ave. W. Family night presentations are at 6 p.m. June 14. Cost is $35 per child or $85 per ...

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TEACHERS CREDIT UNION SHOWS APPRECIATION FOR EDUCATORS

  The Okaloosa County Teachers Federal Credit Union honored three local teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10). The Credit Union partnered with the Northwest Florida Daily News for a teacher appreciation contest. Jordan Appelberg, a fourth-grade teacher at Bob Sikes Elementary, was chosen as the elementary school winner. Michelle Cook, a technology teacher at Bruner Middle School and Gina ...

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MAN IDENTIFIED AND ARRESTED IN DEPUTY-INVOLVED SHOOTING

  The arrest report for a man who was shot by deputies in Pensacola Sunday afternoon was released. Jerome Berry, 19, was arrested for an outstanding domestic violence by strangulation warrant and charged with assault on an officer and resisting officers. Four deputies went to serve the warrant at a house in the 1200 block of Albuquerque Circle but Berry ...

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CRESTVIEW POLICE HOLD CEREMONY FOR FALLEN OFFICERS

  Crestview Police held a ceremony to honor fallen officers from around the country. This is all part of National Police Week, which started Monday. The ceremony was held outside the Crestview Police Department, and around 130 names of fallen officers were read. The ceremony was held at 6:15 a.m. by the department’s chaplaincy division. One officer said that the ...

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CRESTVIEW MAN ARRESTED AFTER ABUSING DUCKS

  Shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday, the Crestview Police Department responded to Twin Hills Park, after receiving multiple calls from citizens who observed a man grabbing multiple ducks by the neck and throwing them into the water or throwing them against the railing of the walking bridge crossing the pond. When officers arrived on scene, contact was made with the ...

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HUNT CHARGED WITH MURDER

  A man Panama City police connected to a shooting that killed one person and injured three others in now charged with murder. Police announced the charge against Michael Harrison Hunt Friday. Investigators were searching for Hunt after he walked away from the Bay County courthouse during an April 1st court session. During the hearing, Hunt learned of a new ...

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MAN ARRESTED AFTER LEADING AUTHORITIES ON PURSUIT THROUGH SPRINGFIELD

  A traffic stop in Springfield turns into a high-speed pursuit. Springfield Police attempted to stop a Chevy Tahoe in the 3400 block of East business highway 98. The car initially stopped, and then fled. Reports said the driver, 35-year-old Isaac Duvern McMillan, attempted to strike Springfield police patrol cars with his vehicle. Officers began attempting to deploy tire deflation ...

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