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Stories with place: Pensacola
  • Freeze leaves Florida Panhandle with dead trees 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:16 pm
  • PENSACOLA, Florida - From airports to hotels to schools and churches, non-native palm and fruit trees are a popular and costly part of landscaping throughout Florida's Panhandle. Nowadays those trees are mostly brown and withering because of the region's unusually cold winter.

  • Panhandle mom gets 24 years in toddler's death 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:28 am
  • PENSACOLA, Florida - A Pensacola woman was sentenced to 24 years in prison for her role in the death of her toddler who was found unresponsive in a neighbor's goldfish pond.

  • Panhandle sees interest from TV and film makers 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 3:04 am
  • PENSACOLA, Florida - Tourism leaders in the Pensacola area say more television producers and film makers are paying attention to their region.

  • Drug tampering at Florida lab prompts changes 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 12:16 pm
  • PENSACOLA, Florida - Florida prosecutors will drop some drug cases and more closely scrutinize drug evidence after a former state crime lab analyst was accused of stealing narcotics from evidence bags, replacing them with over-the-counter medicine.

  • Drug tampering at Florida lab prompts changes 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 12:14 pm
  • PENSACOLA, Florida - Florida prosecutors will have to drop some drug cases and are giving greater scrutiny to drugs that need to be used as evidence during trials.

  • January cold snap spells doom for many palms 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 5:56 am
  • PENSACOLA, Florida - A cold snap in January has left hundreds of damaged and dead palm trees in the Florida Panhandle.

  • Fla. student goes from homeless to Carnegie Hall 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 4:28 pm
  • PENSACOLA, Florida - A once homeless Florida college student is now realizing his dreams after placing in a piano competition that will allow him to perform at Carnegie Hall.

  • Reds lose to Bats 1-0 in shortened game 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 8:17 pm
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Homer Bailey pitched three innings without problem, showing he has recovered from a groin injury, and the Cincinnati Reds ended their spring training schedule by losing to their Triple-A Louisville Bats team 1-0 on Saturday in a rain-shortened game.

  • Reds' exhibition against Double-A team rained out 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 9:56 pm
  • PENSACOLA, Florida - The scheduled exhibition game between the Cincinnati Reds and their Double-A Pensacola affiliate has been canceled because of rain.

  • 98-year-old Pensacola barber is still cutting hair 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 1:06 am
  • PENSACOLA, Florida - They say the only things certain in life are death and taxes. You might want to add Joe Brown to the list. And maybe put off the "death" deal for a while. Brown is.

  • Correction: Askew Funeral story 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 1:40 pm
  • PENSACOLA, Florida - In a story March 20 about former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Senior Federal Judge William Stafford worked at the same Pensacola law firm as Askew. Stafford and Askew worked on the same floor of an office building, not for the same firm.