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  Students allegedly baked cookies with human ashes, served them to classmates

Police believe the ashes allegedly used may have been those of one of the students' grandparents.

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive

Officials testing for possible red tide in Vero

Dead fish. Scratchy throats. Itchy eyes. It sounds all too familiar in Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie County, where red tide has been confirmed in various concentrations.

Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office looking for missing/runaway teenager

The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing/runaway juvenile.

Motorcyclist dies in rear-end collision

A motorcyclist died Sunday after losing control and crashing into the rear of a Prius in suburban West Palm Beach, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring

Mother arrested for allegedly faking daughter’s cancer diagnosis

The mother’s alleged crimes came to light after her husband learned from a doctor that the young girl didn’t have cancer.

Jupiter bans fertilizers during rainy season

During the black out season, only licensed and properly trained businesses and homeowners are allowed to use fertilizer or pesticides.

Okeechobee students asked to stop lying in road

The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office has a message for parents to share with their kids about bus stop safety.

Tropical Storm Michael hits North Carolina with floods and outages as it moves up East Coast

The death toll has risen to six people in Michael's path. Hundreds of thousands are without power in Alabama, Georgia and Florida as the storm makes its way up the East Coast.

Boynton Beach firefighters help deliver baby in a car

Boynton Beach firefighters help deliver a baby.

Skimmer found at Boynton Beach gas station, police say

Police say they recovered a skimmer from a Boynton Beach gas station.

Sky turns purple in Florida after Hurricane Michael passes

The skies in Florida turned a brilliant purple at sunset after Hurricane Michael passed through.

Kid Rock comes to White House as Trump signs royalty bill

President Donald Trump is welcoming musicians including Kid Rock to the White House as he signs legislation that overhauls the way music is licensed and songwriters compensated

29-year-old shot and killed in Indian River Co.

The Indian River County Sheriff's Office said a 29-year-old man was found dead Wednesday night after they responded to a shooting.

Palm Beach County School District addresses safety concerns

More than two months into the school year and new safety changes remain front and center for many parents.

The Latest: NYPD probing detective conduct in Weinstein case

The New York Police Department says it is investigating allegations that a detective improperly coached a witness during the Harvey Weinstein investigation

Melania Trump says she might be 'the most bullied person'

First lady Melania Trump says she thinks she's "the most bullied person" in the world, based on what "people are saying" about her

Will Smith reveals first post for Disney’s ‘Aladdin’

Will Smith can't wait for Disney's remake of "Aladdin."

DIRTY DINING: Roaches temporarily close bistro

A bistro and bar in central Palm Beach County was temporarily closed last week after state inspectors found live roaches.

US, Russian astronauts land safely after rocket failure

A rocket failed less than two minutes after launching an American and a Russian toward the International Space Station, forcing their emergency _ but safe _ landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan

Michael weakens to tropical storm as it moves through Georgia

The Category 1 storm has brought a life-threatening storm surge and catastrophic winds to Florida, where one death has been reported. Now the hurricane tears through Georgia.

Toxic algae business recovery center closes

The Small Business Administration has closed up its business recovery center in Martin County that opened as a result of the toxic algae crisis.

Boynton Beach police investigate shooting

Police are investigating a shooting in Boynton Beach.

Man shocked while trimming trees

A man was hospitalized after being shocked near Boynton Beach Wednesday morning.

Donate to Red Cross for Hurricane Michael aid

Here is how to donate to the American Red Cross to assist with relief efforts after Hurricane Michael.

Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 4 as it nears Florida coast

Mandatory evacuations were ordered in coastal and low-lying areas along the Panhandle, including at least four counties and parts of Panama City. Other locations in the state are under voluntary evacuation.

Man found guilty in torture, murder of girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter

The girl’s mother still faces trial on the same charges as her boyfriend.

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $548 million

A jackpot winner will match numbers on all five white balls and the Mega Ball. But even if you don’t hit the jackpot, smaller prizes can be won by matching fewer numbers.

Exotic fish removal causing concern

There's a sign underneath Blue Heron Bridge warning people not to take tropical fish. But Florida Fish and Wildlife has been able to grant special licenses allowing collectors to take fish.

Today is the last day to register to vote in 18 states

Registration ends completely or in part in more than a third of states Tuesday. Each has its own rules on dates and requirements.

Trump declares State of Emergency in Florida

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Florida, ordering Federal assistance to assist in state and local response efforts caused by Hurricane Michael.

Michael proves to be a deadly storm

Torrential downpours and flash-flooding over the weekend caused 13 deaths in Central America after Michael formed off the coast of northern Honduras.

Nikki Haley to resign as UN ambassador

President Donald Trump told reporters that she is leaving “at the end of the year,” the Associated Press said.

The Latest: Kavanaugh asks questions in first day on bench

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is diving into his new job, asking a handful of questions in the first arguments of the day

Kanye West to visit Trump, discuss prison reform, violence

Rapper Kanye West has been invited to the White House to have lunch with President Donald Trump and meet with Jared Kushner to talk about manufacturing, prison reform, preventing gang violence and reducing violence in Chicago

Facebook wants to put a camera in your home

It's releasing its own smart speaker, called The Portal, that will let you make video calls to other Facebook users.

Passengers upset over canceled Brightline train

Frustrated Brightline customers say a canceled late-night train to West Palm Beach left them stranded in Miami.

Police investigate shooting on Prospect Street in Delray Beach

Delray Beach police say detectives are investigating a shooting in the 1300 block of Prospect Street.

Man sought after exposing himself to jogger

Port St. Lucie said Monday they working to identify a man who exposed himself to a female jogger last month.