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PBSO deputies searching for hit-and-run driver that left bicyclist in critical condition

A bicyclist was struck and critically injured near West Palm Beach on March 9, 2019 and deputies are looking for the driver of the suspect vehicle.

Nouman Raja’s lawyers file motion for new trial

Family of young woman killed in Fort Pierce shooting pressing for answers one month later

PBSO: Woman dies from injuries after shooting in unincorporated Lake Worth

St. Lucie County tourism leaders hoping baseball is the key to attracting spring breakers

  Wednesday is the last supermoon of 2019, and actually it’s a super worm moon

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

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  New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims

  Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

Fee cut designed to help Florida teachers

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Wall Street Journal: Prosecutors offer to drop solicitation charges against Robert Kraft

The world’s biggest bounce house theme park is coming to Boca Raton

Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal, AP source says

If the terms of the contract are finalized as it stands, it would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history

  ‘Toy Story 4’ full trailer is out and teaching us about friendship all over again

Get your tissues, even the trailer is tugging on our heart strings.

Deputies: Arby’s manager pepper sprayed employee, chased him with a knife

A manager at a Royal Palm Beach Arby's restaurant is accused of using pepper spray on an employee and chasing him with a knife.

Property crime down, violent crime up in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach police say there's been an increase in violent crimes in the city and it's adjusting its priorities to try to address the problems.

FAU-themed apparel store stops selling balloons to protect wildlife

  More evacuations in Midwest as floodwaters breach levees

  Watching Your Wallet: Thousands of consumer complaints hidden in federal watchdog database

Martin County deputies on the lookout for speeding drivers in school zones

West Palm Beach improving the way you park at garages

Juice and smoothie store in Jupiter adds CBD oil to drinks

29 years later, search continues for who killed Jupiter teen Rachel Hurley

Sunday marked 29 years since Jupiter teen Rachel Hurley was found murdered near the beach.

  Drunken driver nearly drowns after crashing into fire hydrant, FL deputies say

Emergency crews rescued the woman and a good Samaritan from a sinkhole created by the hydrant's gushing water.

Memphis man says he was brutally beaten by security guard in case of mistaken identity

A Memphis man says it was a case of mistaken identity that led to him being brutally beaten and struck in the head with a gun by a security guard.

  Families of Christchurch dead in agonizing wait for burials

Families of the 50 people killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings are enduring an increasingly agonizing wait for the bodies of victims to be released as New Zealand reels from the unprecedented tragedy.

  Florida boy, 6, fatally shoots himself while playing with unsecured gun

Police have not specified whether the child’s parents or the adults who were supervising him at the time of the incident will face charges.

  Missing 2-year-old found dead in Minnesota; father in custody

An off-duty public works employee found what is believed to be the toddler's body inside a blanket off the shoulder of the highway.

  With no winner, Powerball jackpot soars to $550 million

The jackpot is the eighth-largest in the game's history and largest this year.

  Watch: Teenager smashes egg on Australian senator, who blamed NZ massacre on immigration policies

The senator was speaking at an event Melbourne when video shows the boy raised his phone, clearly recording video, then smashed an egg on the back of Anning’s head.

300-lb Florida woman gets life in prison after sitting on girl, resulting in her death

Veronica Posey was sentenced Friday in the death of 9-year-old Dericka Lindsay. Posey weighs about 300 pounds.

  ‘One of New Zealand’s darkest days’: 49 killed in terrorist attack on mosques

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the events in Christchurch represented "an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence," and that many of the victims could be migrants or refugees. In addition to the dead, she said more than 20 people were seriously wounded.

  Trump issues his first veto on Congress’ resolution blocking emergency order to build border wall

Donald Trump vetoed the Congressional resolution that blocked his national emergency declaration at the U.S. border with Mexico.

Keith James declared winner in West Palm Beach mayoral recount

Keith James was declared the winner Friday in a machine recount of the West Palm Beach mayoral race.

Jensen Beach man arrested on second-degree murder charge, Stuart police say

A Jensen Beach man suspected of homicide is in custody, according to Stuart Police.

  Consuming three or more eggs per day increases risk of heart disease, study says

The study followed 30,000 people for more than 30 years.

Flight restrictions indicate President Trump may visit Palm Beach next weekend

President Trump may be returning to South Florida next weekend.

  Ethiopian Airlines crash analysis begins; Trump calls PM

The report cited "a person who reviewed air traffic communications" from Sunday's flight saying controllers noticed the plane was moving up and down by hundreds of feet. An airline spokesman has said the pilot was given permission to return. But the plane crashed, killing all 157 on board.

Make a Plan to Rescan!

On April 5th, 2019 WFLX is making a change to our transmitter signal. This change will affect anyone who receives our signal with a TV antenna.

400 nude photos of girls found on former Georgia hospital staffer’s computer

The arrest warrant claims the man has 453 nude photos of girls ages 3 to 15 on multiple electronics including his computer and cell phone.

St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office cracking down on vape sales to minors during spring break season

A spring break crackdown in St. Lucie County.

Machine recount will be held in West Palm Beach mayoral race

The West Palm Beach canvassing board met Friday morning and voted to conduct a machine recount of the West Palm Beach mayoral election.

More than 30 car windows smashed across Jupiter. So far, thieves wanted only one thing

Residents across Jupiter woke up Thursday to smashed in car windows, but for many, nothing inside was taken.

Travelers left scrambling after Boeing 737 MAX 8/9 are grounded

Air Canada passengers at Palm Beach International Airport were left frustrated and without a way home on Thursday because of the grounding of new Boeing jets.

  Miami officer relieved of duty after woman’s violent arrest

The incident was documented in a video that has since prompted an investigation.

Indian River County deputies arrest teen suspected of attacking man, carjacking

A 15-year-old is in custody in connection with a violent carjacking, according to the Indian River County Sheriff's Office.

Home healthcare aide accused of stealing more than $50,000 in jewelry from Palm Beach County couple

A home healthcare aide is accused of stealing more than $50,000 worth of jewelry from an elderly couple he was supposed to be caring for.

  Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Republicans defect

The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday.

  Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying to police

The "Empire" actor is accused of lying to police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack by two men in January.

New moms seeking hospitals with hotel-like recovery rooms in Palm Beach County

Hospital stay or hotel visit?

At least 3 horses killed in Wellington barn fire

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said at least three horses were killed after a large barn caught fire overnight in Wellington.

Potential for flight delays following grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9

A ground stop is causing hundreds of flight cancellations across the country, including some at South Florida airports.

West Palm Beach commissioners approve 24-story development on South Flagler

It's expected to become one of the city's tallest buildings. This week city commissioners voted to approve construction of a 24-story tower on South Flagler Drive.

Google employee breaks record for calculating pi

Emma Haruka Iwao, a Google employee, calculated 31,415,926,535,897 digits of pi, setting a world record

Indian River County forum raises awareness about the dangers, signs and high occurrence of human trafficking

It was a rude awakening for many people in our area.

Prices at the pump continue to climb

Drivers in South Florida are frustrated that prices at the pump are going up. Many say it’s impacting upcoming travel plans and forcing them to cut other things out of their monthly budget to make up the difference. Unfortunately AAA says in the coming weeks you’re only going to pay more.

Possible West Palm Beach recount in mayor’s race

The West Palm mayor’s race may require a recount.

  Powerball jackpot hits nearly $500 million after no one matches all six numbers

Powerball is still looking for its first jackpot winner of 2019 as the grand prize edges ever closer to half a billion dollars.

Head of Gambino crime family Frank Cali shot, run over and killed, reports say

Frank Cali, 53, was shot multiple times and then run over by a pickup truck, according to New York newspapers.

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.

Florida woman threatens hair salon with machete, poops in patrol car

Authorities took the 43-year-old to the Lee County Jail where she faces two counts of assault on a person 65 or older.

Facebook and Instagram experience outages

Facebook is down. Instagram is having issues. Twitter delights.

  ‘Epic’ storm brings blizzard, rain, tornado threat to US heartland

It's called a "bomb cyclone," which is a rapid drop in pressure over 24 hours. Among the areas expected to get hit hard: the central-northern Plains, the upper Midwest and the Rockies.

  Trump issues emergency order grounding Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 planes

Pres. Trump issues an order to ground the popular aircraft. The U.S. is the last country that fly the planes to ground them.

R. Kelly appears in Chicago court in child support case

Wednesday's court appearance was Kelly's first since last week, when a judge ordered him jailed for failing to pay more than $160,000 in back child support.

  Court reinstates late Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction

Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction was reinstated Wednesday in a sweeping ruling from Massachusetts’ highest court that does away with the legal principle that made the former NFL star innocent in the eyes of the law after he killed himself in prison.

Police: Cars shot at with BB/pellet guns in Port St. Lucie

Port St. Lucie police are investigating several cases of vandalism in which car windows were shot out by BB or pellet guns.

Court denies Dalia Dippolito’s latest appeal to overturn her 2017 conviction

The latest appeal by Dalia Dippolito, who was convicted for a second time in 2017 for hiring a hit man to kill her then-husband, has been denied.

Man pleads not guilty in Wellington drive-by shooting that killed police K9

Justin Vazquez, the 19-year-old arrested following the deadly shooting of a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office K9 on Christmas Eve, was back in court Wednesday morning.

Ex-officer used police database to harass women, FL police say

Bradenton Police said former officer Leonel Marines reached out to as many as 150 women with social media, phone calls or home visits.

  NY indicts Manafort minutes after he’s sentenced to prison

The indictment unsealed Wednesday in Manhattan accuses Manafort of conducting a residential mortgage fraud scheme that netted millions of dollars.

  Pilots flying over US reported safety issues about Boeing 737 Max

Dozens of countries and multiple airlines around the world have grounded the Boeing 737 Max 8 following Sunday's deadly crash in Ethiopia.

Search warrants offer first details of NC-9 criminal investigation

Three search warrants were unsealed Wednesday, giving new details in the ongoing criminal investigation into allegations of election fraud in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District and other races in Bladen County.

  Claire’s recalls makeup after regulators warn of asbestos

Initially, the company declined to recall the makeup, but this week issued a recall.

School lunches will go ‘meatless’ on Mondays in New York

All breakfasts and lunches served in the city's public-school cafeterias will be vegetarian the first day of the school week.

Lake Worth changing its name to Lake Worth Beach

Goodbye, Lake Worth. Hello, Lake Worth Beach!

  Police: Teacher ran ‘fight club’ out of classroom in CA

The incidents allegedly happened during school hours in a special education class.

Trouble sleeping? Delray Beach Medical’s Sleep Center can help

A sleep lab in Palm Beach County is helping restless people get a good night’s sleep.

DIRTY DINING: West Palm Beach restaurant permanently shut down

In this week's dirty dining report, state inspectors permanently shut down a West Palm Beach restaurant.

‘Sea Turtle Sleepover’ events scheduled at Loggerhead Marinelife Center

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center has scheduled three more "Sea Turtle Sleepover" events for children