News Director Jill Roberts received first place from the Associated Press in the category of Public Affairs for a story on White Cane Safety Day and first place in the Light Feature category for her story on the Little Free Library in Sewall’s Point. In the Hard News Category she received second place for a story
In 2013 there were 10 amber alerts issued in Florida and nine of them were returned back to their families. Law enforcement officials discuss the importance of knowing your child's activities and who they're in contact with.
Emails to me from friends and relatives around the country expressed amazement: “The American suicide bomber in Syria was from Vero Beach?!” They learned from the news media that the family of Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha live in Vero Beach (actually a bit north of the city), that he attended Sebastian River High School, that he loved to play basketball and that for a while he occupied an apartment in Fort Pierce. On May 25th, Abu-Salha, 22, drove a truck to a restaurant containing Syrian government troops and detonated 16 tons of explosives