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WPB considers changes before 2019 storm season

Emergency crews are starting to head back to our area after helping with recovery efforts in the Florida panhandle and they're arriving home with invaluable lessons they plan to use here.

More Hurricane Michael victims IDed

A family can begin to grieve after officials confirmed Friday the death of a 79-year-old Florida woman who had been missing since Hurricane Michael left her Mexico Beach home in rubble.

Bruce Dern released from hospital after fall

Actor Bruce Dern has been released from the hospital after a fall during his daily jog in Los Angeles.

Trump calls Dems 'too extreme'

President Donald Trump, seeking to frame the choices for voters in the midterm elections, said Friday that Democrats are "too extreme and too dangerous" to take control of Congress.

  Mega Millions jackpot grows to $1.6 billion after nobody won Friday’s drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot has now swelled to $1.6 billion after nobody bought a winning ticket for the Friday night drawing.

What to do if you don't hit the jackpot

There's the mystique, the what if I won the $1 billion?

Scientists fear red tide in Indian River Lagoon

Fish kills are not only being seen on the beaches along the Treasure Coast and Palm Beaches but now, in the Indian River Lagoon.

Indian River County beaches closed

High levels of Red Tide continue to plague public beaches on the Treasure Coast.

Lake O Anglers: "Protect Lake Okeechobee"

Friday Captain Mike Krause of Okeechobee showed us the beauty of the liquid heart of the Everglades. He sees a difference these days as Lake Okeechobee suffers from northern inflows and high water levels.

PBSO Deputy sentenced for making false statement

A former Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputy and FBI Task Force Agent sentenced to three years of probation this week for lying on federal records about a traffic crash he caused back in 2013.

Local crew returns home from Panhandle

It was ten days ago that Martin County Fire and Rescue Captain Chris Hester got a call he couldn't turn down.

Presidential helicopter worker busted for drugs

He called 911 to report armed masked men had invaded his home. A search turned up no suspects, but did find methamphetamines.

2 Delray men face human trafficking charges

Charges include human sex trafficking of a minor and adult, human labor trafficking of a minor, use of a minor to deliver controlled substance, deriving support from proceeds of prostitution and sheltering a runaway.

Vero HS student arrested with BB gun at school

An anonymous tipster reported that the student made a statement about the weapon along the lines of, "It might not be anything big, but will still put a hole in someone."

St. Lucie gathers donations for Michael victims

The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office and members of the community are gathering donations for people impacted by Hurricane Michael.

2018 Audi Stuart Air Show: Meet the Performers

The 2018 Audi Stuart Air Show is almost here and this year’s lineup will not disappoint! These thrilling aerobatic performers will mesmerize the spectators below.

Delray Police ask for help to curb gun violence

For the second time this week, the Delray Beach community got together to discuss ways to curb gun violence in the city.

One community sees increase in car break-ins

A sign in Royal Palm Beach is catching the attention of those who live there. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office warns you to lock your car doors and remove valuables.

Criminal Justice Job Fair today in Lake Worth

If you're looking for a job in law enforcement, Friday could be your lucky day.

Teacher aid charged with choking student

A behavioral aide in Palm Beach County has been arrested and stands accused of slapping and choking a student.

IRC hotels suffer 'some ‘hotel cancelations’

A rare red tide event in Indian River County put tourism leaders in uncharted territory.

Child’s foot run over by bus in Lake Worth

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said a student was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after their foot was run over by a school bus.

PBSO: Missing Greenacres teen found safely

Gianna Belmonte has been found safely, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

Pedestrian hit, killed by Tri-Rail train

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Tri-Rail train Thursday evening, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

Valley of Love Ministries struggles to survive

For the past 7 years, Valley of Love Ministries hands out food to those in need throughout West Palm Beach and Riviera Beach. However, the nonprofit is struggling to keep its doors open after donations are on the decline.

PBCFR crews rescue cockatiel stranded in tree

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue crews responded to a unique situation Thursday in Lantana.

Missing Martin County teen found safely

UPDATE: Martin County deputies say Alexis Coker has been found.

LW Utilities customers report fraudulent charges

After the City of Lake Worth announced a potential data breach of the third-party vendor the city uses to process online utility payments, customers are now reporting fraudulent charges on the same bank accounts they use to pay their utility bills.

PBC ready if red tide comes to shore again

If it wasn't for a sign saying 'red tide may be present,' you wouldn't know Boynton Beach's Oceanfront park was shut down a few weeks ago.

#MeToo Movement impacts local abuse shelter

A local domestic violence shelter says their hotline phone has been ringing off the hook.

Person injured in Lake Worth shooting

One person was hospitalized following a shooting in unincorporated Lake Worth Thursday afternoon, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

Fatal crash on Atlantic Avenue near Delray

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said late Thursday morning a fatal crash closed all directions of West Atlantic Avenue in western Delray Beach.

2nd arrest after man shot, baby hurt in Delray

A U.S. Marshals' Task Force took Lonnetris Durham into custody.

No signs of red tide at PBC beaches this week

Tests conducted at 13 locations from Boca Raton to Jupiter showed no elevated levels of the microscopic algae that causes red tide.

Martin Co. deputies make Panhandle arrests

Martin County deputies in the Florida Panhandle are already finding people trying to take advantage of those in a desperate situation.

More chickens test positive for West Nile in PBC

The Palm Beach County Health Department says sentinel chickens have detected more West Nile virus in western Palm Beach County communities.

School district asking for property tax increase

The Palm Beach County School District is asking voters to approve a new property tax on the November ballot.

Low levels of red tide in Indian River Lagoon

Beach cleanup is in its second day as red tide makes its presence known in the county.

DIRTY DINING: No license, rodents force closures

A West Palm Beach cafe was caught without a license in this week's Dirty Dining Report.

PBSO urges residents to join social media

The Village of Wellington gives residents online tools to better protect themselves from becoming a victim of crime. Communities, along with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office are turning to free apps like Nextdoor as a way to stay in constant contact with people.

Bed bug dispute at senior living apartment

A resident living in a senior housing complex in West Palm Beach claims bed bugs are biting him at night. But the owner of the building says there's more to the story.