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Past articles by Caryn:

Brush fire shuts down CR-512 in Fellsmere

A brush fire closed CR-512 in Fellsmere Thursday evening as Fellsmere Police, Indian River County Sheriff and Indian River County firefighters worked to contain the blaze. The road is shut down until further notice. > Current conditions at the Fellsmere Fire on CR-512 at I-95. — Fellsmere Police (@FellsmerePD) May 21, 2020 Read or Share this story: → Read More

Live: St. Lucie County gives update on COVID-19 response

St. Lucie County is holding a news conference on the COVID-19 response. → Read More

Coronavirus on the Treasure Coast: Confirmed cases total 367 with 11 deaths

The majority of cases have been reported in St. Lucie County, which also continues to report the most deaths on the Treasure Coast. → Read More

Coronavirus in Florida: YNW Melly tests positive for COVID-19 while in Broward County Jail

Vero Beach rapper Jamell Demons (YNW Melly) has tested positive for coronavirus, according to an Instagram post Thursday night. → Read More

Coronavirus cases: Third person dies in St. Lucie County

Port St. Lucie and Vero Beach are the cities reporting the most cases of the virus. → Read More

Coronavirus cases: Treasure Coast reporting 115 cases of COVID-19

There are now 102 cases of the coronavirus on the Treasure Coast, with those infected ranging in age from 8 to 95. → Read More

Coronavirus cases: First death in Martin County as COVID-19 cases on the Treasure Coast top 300

All deaths reported on the Treasure Coast have been in St. Lucie County. → Read More

Coronavirus on Treasure Coast updates: Total confirmed cases now at 66

Coronavirus on Treasure Coast updates: Latest numbers for Sunday, March 29 → Read More

Tracking the coronavirus in Collier County: March 29 confirmed positive cases

We're tracking the latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Collier County. Check back for the latest updates. → Read More

Coronavirus exposure: Martin County recommends self-isolation for multiple firefighters

Martin County Fire Rescue officials determined they were still adequately staffed to respond to the community, even after sending the firefighters home. → Read More

Coronavirus in Florida: Department of Health announces three new cases

One case in Miami-Dade County is travel-related. → Read More

Fort Pierce police investigate shooting Monday afternoon

A man and a woman were transported to the hospital. → Read More

Coronavirus in Florida: 2 deaths, 2 new cases announced

Two people have died and two new presumptive positive cases have been identified in Broward County. → Read More

Boil water notice issued in Stuart; Chick-fil-A closed until Saturday

An accident broke a private system water line at Martin Square Plaza at SE Federal Highway and SE Indian Street. → Read More

Florida Department of Corrections seeks escaped inmate in multi-county search effort

Law enforcement officials are conducting a large-scale search focusing on highways and roads on the Treasure and Space coasts. → Read More

Teen girl dies two weeks after shooting near Fort Pierce Boys & Girls Club

Tar'niya Carter, 16, was a student at Spectrum Academy in Stuart. A 15-year-old who also was shot in the Fort Pierce incident is out of the hospital. → Read More

Four vehicles, 60 gallons of chlorine snarl traffic in Martin County

The Martin County Fire Rescue Haz-Mat Team responded to the crash. → Read More

Tornado spotted from Nettles Island in Martin County

A brief tornado warning was issued and expired at 4:30 p.m. → Read More

Fatal crash closes highway in Indiantown

A fatal crash was reported Thursday night on Conners Highway in Indiantown. → Read More

Port St. Lucie police seek man who jumped off C-24 canal

The man was described as being about 40 to 50 years old, 6-foot-2-inches tall and about 200 pounds with brown hair. → Read More