Okeechobee (United States)

Type: City
Name: Okeechobee (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 27.2439
Longitude: -80.829803
population: 5,669
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Crime Report - July 30, 2014

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) investigated two missing persons cases recently.In the first incident, a man reported his 31-year-old son missing on Sunday. According to a KCSO report, the man’s father said it’s not unusual for his son to away ... [Published Camden Chronicle Independent - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Offers Child Advocate Scholarship

Child abuse law firm Steinger, Iscoe & Greene unveiled a new scholarship for law students this week. The scholarship will help future lawyers who want to fight for the rights of abused children and their families.Steinger, Iscoe and Greene lawyers work ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

I Hunted Feral Hogs in Florida as a Favor to the World

Feral hogs are prolific breeders that spread disease, ruin farms, and eat everything from garbage to their own offspring, and they’re quickly becoming more prevalent in most of the southern United States. Hogs have even been known to kill dogs and small ... [Published Vice Magazine US - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

College ranked one of state's most affordable

For Hometown NewsTREASURE COAST -- For the second consecutive year, Indian River State College has been rated as the fourth most affordable college in the country and most affordable of Florida colleges according to the U.S. Department of Education's ... [Published Hometown News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

More sex charges filed against Okeechobee man

OKEECHOBEE — The state has filed additional molestation charges against one of two brothers, who is now being held without bond in the Okeechobee County Jail.Carlton Daune Comfort Jr., 53, U.S. 441 S.E., was arrested Wednesday, July 23, on four felony ... [Published Florida Newszap - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

More molestation charges filed against Tommy Comfort being held in Okeechobee County jail

Left, Carlton Daune Comfort, Jr., 43, and, right, Tommy Gene Comfort, 35.OKEECHOBEE — A man being held in the county jail, accused of molesting young children, has been arrested on three more felony counts.Tommy Gene Comfort, 35, N.W. Concord Drive, Port ... [Published Florida Newszap - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Southeast Okeechobee stores given counterfeit bills

OKEECHOBEE — Investigators with the city police and the sheriff’s office are trying to track down the sources of some counterfeit money that was passed at two local businesses.Detective Bill Saum, of the Okeechobee City Police Department (OCPD), described ... [Published Florida Newszap - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Florida-based energy saver unit makes homes more efficient, lowers electric bills

The is an energy saving box designed to make the motors running in everyday households and businesses more energy efficient. By helping the largest most energy consuming motors on the property become more energy efficient, the property owner uses less ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Paragon Financial Group's Chris Curtin to Speak at Alternative Financing Forum

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Paragon Financial Group's National Sales Manager and Executive Vice President Chris Curtin will be a featured speaker at the CEO Forum held at the CareerSource Research Coast in Port St Lucie, Florida, July 17th at 5 PM. ... [Published Reuters - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office targets dangerous intersections for walkers, cyclists

Jaywalkers beware. Failing to cross the street properly could land you a ticket. And motorists who fail to stop for pedestrians face the same fate.The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office over the next two months is targeting intersections in Palm Beach ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Man arrested on second molestation charge in Okeechobee

Tommy Gene Comfort, 35.OKEECHOBEE — A man was arrested for the second time in just 11 days in connection with an investigation into the alleged molestation of children as young as 4.Tommy Gene Comfort, 35, is being held in the Okeechobee County Jail on ... [Published Florida Newszap - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Okeechobee man charged in $20K jewelry heist

OKEECHOBEE — An Okeechobee man is being held on bond following his arrest for allegedly stealing over $20,000 in cash and jewelry from a home in the southeast section of the county.Arrested in connection with that theft was Christopher Lance English, ... [Published Florida Newszap - Jun 22 2014]

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...They make the roads safer for all of us," said Landstar Chairman and CEO Henry Gerkens. "We are especially proud to recognize the company's new Three Million Mile Safe Driver, Ray Price."
"This is an issue that's near to all of our hearts," said Michael Steinger, the firm's co-founder. "When you see firsthand the effect that abuse has on a child's life, you feel a need to act."
...Edwin R Massey, IRSC President. "IRSC is committed to maintaining quality at reasonable cost, while helping students avoid a heavy burden of student loan debt. It's so important to keep the doors of higher education open for all students. Affordable higher education is the gateway to good career prospects and a skilled workforce for our community."
"I see a lot of people do dumb stuff," said Kayla Lopresto, as she walked to work crossing U S 441 west of Boca Raton. "They're trying to make a quick dash across the street in between cars. They're putting others in dangers — themselves and the people in the cars." Maps Sandlefoot Boulevard and U S 441, Boca Raton, FL The crackdown comes as the county has seen a steady increase in pedestrian and bike injuries and...

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Announcing Landstar's Newest Million Mile Safe ... [Published Scottrade - 6 hours ago]
Crime Report - July 30, 2014 [Published Camden Chronicle Independent - Jul 30 2014]
Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Offers Child Advocate ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 29 2014]
I Hunted Feral Hogs in Florida as a Favor to th... [Published Vice Magazine US - Jul 26 2014]
College ranked one of state's most affordable [Published Hometown News - Jul 25 2014]
More sex charges filed against Okeechobee man [Published Florida Newszap - Jul 25 2014]
More molestation charges filed against Tommy Co... [Published Florida Newszap - Jul 23 2014]
Southeast Okeechobee stores given counterfeit b... [Published Florida Newszap - Jul 18 2014]
Florida-based energy saver unit makes homes mor... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 17 2014]
Okeechobee City Councilman faces DUI charge [Published Florida Newszap - Jul 16 2014]
Paragon Financial Group's Chris Curtin to Speak... [Published Reuters - Jul 15 2014]
Upcoming Fishing Tournaments Around Polk (July 10) [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Jul 10 2014]
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office targets dang... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Jul 09 2014]
Okeechobee City Councilman accused of fleeing c... [Published Florida Newszap - Jul 09 2014]
It takes a lot to light the fuse on the Fourth [Published Florida Today - Jul 04 2014]
Man arrested on second molestation charge in Ok... [Published Florida Newszap - Jul 02 2014]
1 dead after Green Cove Springs chain saw theft... [Published Florida Times-Union - Jun 23 2014]
Death of man after car burglary investigated [Published News4Jax.com - Jun 23 2014]
Okeechobee man charged in $20K jewelry heist [Published Florida Newszap - Jun 22 2014]
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