Tuesday, Sept. 7
Former Olympic champion and Pensacola native Justin Gatlin wins the 200-meter race at the Terra Sarda meet in Sardinia. It is the first win for Gatlin since he came back from a four-year sport ban.
Wednesday, Sept. 8
A Milton girl is critically injured after she ran into the path of a pickup truck. Christian Stubblefield, 11, was struck on Avalon Boulevard near Carroll Road.
Thursday, Sept. 9
A man carjacks and kidnaps an Alabama woman on North Palafox Street near Pace Boulevard. The suspect at large faces charges of aggravated battery, kidnapping/false imprisonment, robbery and carjacking.
Friday, Sept. 10
DeLuna Fest organizers announce that they will distribute roughly 20,000 free tickets for the festival’s final concert day, Oct. 17.
Saturday, Sep. 11
Pensacola’s Trent Richardson rushes for 144 yards and a touchdown as the Alabama Crimson Tide defeats the Penn State Nittany Lions 24-3 in the first official college football weekend of the season.
Sunday, Sept. 12
The three-day New Beginnings Art Show concludes in Cordova Square. The 15th annual event featured dozens of artists, food vendors and local dancers.
News of the Week
The nation remembers those who perished on Sept. 11, 2001. Locally, many American Legion Post members and the Naval Air Station hold events to remember the more than 3,000 people who died that day and the sacrifices that American military personnel have made since.