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Updated Feb 12, 2016 at 5:12 PM

CRESTVIEW — An Okaloosa grand jury has indicted Jacob Langston for first-degree premeditated murder in the death of Elbert Merrick III, first-degree premeditated and/or felony murder for the deaths of Shanna and Kevin McGrath, and two counts of animal cruelty. The killings occurred Jan. 23 at the McGraths' Crestview home.

Updated Feb 12, 2016 at 3:51 PM

BAKER — An Okaloosa County grand jury indicted Glenn Winstead, 58, for first-degree premeditated murder and violation of injunction for the murder of Daniel Flynn.

Updated Feb 11, 2016 at 7:01 PM

Editor's Note: This article includes information about the psychology of someone who would commit bestiality, which has been alleged in Baker and Caryville. It contains sensitive subject matter that you may prefer to not read.

Updated Feb 10, 2016 at 10:36 AM

The Crestview Police Department and Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office provided these arrest reports:

Updated Feb 9, 2016 at 4:20 PM

PENSACOLA — If you sell items online, watch out for this con. Scammers are fooling sellers with fake emails that appear to be payment confirmation messages from PayPal.

Updated Feb 9, 2016 at 2:58 PM

PENSACOLA — Northwest Florida residents who own a small business or work for one should beware: A con artist is targeting businesses by posing as the "American Chamber of Commerce."

Updated Feb 9, 2016 at 1:36 PM

CRESTVIEW — Crestview police arrested a local Feb. 5 for allegedly causing about $2,000 in damage to a church and resisting arrest without violence.

Updated Feb 8, 2016 at 4:21 PM

CRESTVIEW — A Crystal River man was arrested Monday morning following a bomb threat made about 8 a.m. at the Crestview Whataburger.

Updated Feb 11, 2016 at 6:05 PM

BAKER — Rachel, a pet goat belonging to Baker resident Susan Matuska, died Monday.

Updated Feb 5, 2016 at 3:23 PM

CRESTVIEW — Erich Lenquell Justice, 17, has been sentenced to 25 years prison on second-degree murder with a firearm, racketeering and conspiracy to commit racketeering.

Updated Feb 4, 2016 at 5:59 PM

SHALIMAR — An officer noted for his "willingness to serve" is the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office Deputy of the Year for services rendered in 2015.

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