Jill Roberts

News and Public Affairs

Three-year-old Preslie is in stable condition after being shot in the head early Sunday morning during a road rage incident.  Police are looking for a dark sedan, possibly a BMW in connection with this incident.  There is a five thousand dollar reward.  To pass on a tip, call Port St. Lucie Police Detective Aisha Hardison at 772-871-7324 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-TIPS (8477).

Jill Roberts talks with Dr. Dina Rose, a sociologist who is author of the book, "It's Not About the Broccoli:  Three Habits to Teach Your Kids for a Lifetime of Health Eating," about dealing with the sugar rush that comes from Halloween candy.

Vice President Mike Pence spent about two hours in Vero Beach Thursday evening.  He attended a fundraiser for Rick Scott's senate campaign.

There are lots of amendments on the ballot for the November 6 election.  Amendment 13 is phrased like this: Ends Dog Racing Phases out commercial dog racing in connection with wagering by 2020. Other gaming activities are not affected.

The 14th annual Ghosts of Ft. Pierce's Past Walking Tour features new faces.  Main Street Ft. Pierce brings the past to life Oct. 24 & 25.  Find out who will be featured and how you can make your reservation by clicking HERE. OR CALL 772-466-3880.

The new body cameras worn by Ft. Pierce Police officers will be automatically activated when a weapon is drawn.  The action will active the cameras worn by all officers who are in the general area of the incident.

Dads, stepdads, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, foster fathers and all male role models are encouraged to take children to school Wednesday, Sept. 26.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

Heat indexes on the Treasure Coast have topped the 100 degree mark all week.  Here's some advice on keeping cool and a reminder to always "look before you lock."  For more information on dealing with hot weather click HERE.  To find out more about children and vehicle safety from Kids and Cars click HERE.

Voters in November will decide if St. Lucie County can add a half-cent to the sales tax to be used for roads, sidewalks and water quality.  It would sunset after 10 years.

 Find out more by clicking HERE.

Information meetings will be held Wed. Sept. 26 at the Fenn Center in Ft. Pierce or Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Port St. Lucie Community Center.  Both meetings are from 5-8 p.m..

St. Lucie County residents can be notified by email if paperwork with their name or address is  filed at the Clerk of Courts Office.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

Christopher Williams is accused of selling homes that he did not actually own.  If you have had dealings with Williams or his companies; Rocking and Rolling Investments, Ocean View Investment Capital or Faith and Deliverance Church Academy, contact the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office at 772-462-3230.

Senator Bill Nelson discussed concerns about toxic algae with members of the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County.

To find out more about the program or to see if you qualify click HERE or you can call 1-888-540-KIDS (5437) .

Suddenly the 2018 Hurricane Season becomes active.

We plan for retirement and the changes it will bring to our lives, our driving retirement is something we should also think about.  AAA has senior driving information, find out more by clicking HERE.

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