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Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder was often tainted with asbestos for years, report says

Sorry, Lululemon is not recruiting brand ambassadors through Instagram

‘Let this Lamborghini light your fire,’ pastor says while giving wife $200k luxury SUV - he’s now defending the purchase

Facebook bug gave third parties access to photos for 6.8 million accounts

Armored truck deposits cash on highway in NJ

Rich family offering a photographer $100k to travel the world and take photos of them

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Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

Toyota recalls address possible restraint, braking issues

Woman seriously injured in bear attack in PA

Inner City Innovators founder’s fight to end gun violence gets personal

Delray Beach Boys and Girls Club children perform first violin recital

Fatal semi crash on I-95 closes all southbound lanes in St. Lucie Co.

An overturned tractor-trailer Friday morning has closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in St. Lucie County, killing at least one person.

Mueller rejects Flynn’s argument that FBI interview was deceptive

Mueller’s office submitted a response on Friday to Flynn’s sentencing memo, which itself was submitted earlier this week.

  Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

Although the resolutions are largely symbolic — because it's unclear if they will be considered by the House — passage Thursday showed senators seeking to assert oversight of Trump administration foreign policy and the relationship with Saudi Arabia.

How Sandy Hook changed responses to mass shootings

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School six years ago changed the way law enforcement and citizens respond to mass shootings.

Here’s your 2018 USPS, FedEx and UPS holiday shipping deadline guide

Bomb threats sent to businesses, universities and media nationwide

As protectors abandon Trump, investigation draws closer

Boy Scouts of America considers filing for bankruptcy, report says

President Trump could return to South Florida to celebrate Christmas

Scientist says more sharks could migrate to South Florida waters in coming months

Police: Palm Beach County student brought gun to campus, led officer on pursuit

A Palm Beach County student is accused of bringing a gun to campus, hitting a school employee, then speeding away from police.

School Lunch Fairy program pays off $1,000 in school lunch balances in Martin County

The spirit of generosity is alive and well in Martin County.

Son has nowhere to hide when Mom embarrasses him on camera at basketball game

Mandy Remmell went for it when the 'fan cam' pointed at her during a Kelly Clarkson song. Her son may never forgive her.

Palm Beach County deputies arrest man for deadly weekend shooting

Palm Beach County deputies have arrested a man for a deadly shooting over the weekend.

Make a Plan to Rescan!

On January 11th, 2019 WFLX is making a change to transmitter signal. This change will affect anyone who receives our signal with a TV antenna.

Waterfront project stirs up controversy in Wellington

A stretch of shoreline along Lake Wellington is generating a variety of ideas that hope to create a new town center for residents.

Riviera Beach hosting job fair for convicted felons

The city of Riviera Beach will host a job fair Thursday for people convicted of felonies who are trying to get their lives back on track.

Bones found in family home ID’d as father missing for decades

One night back in 1961, Mike Carroll's father, George, disappeared. The explanations for his father's disappearance never sat well with the son.

Trump’s 10 terrorists: The evolution of a statistic

These 10 do not exist, except as a federal statistic that Trump and his vice president put through a rhetorical grinder in service of describing emigrants from Mexico as a menace.

Boy, 11, changes last name from ‘Trump’ due to bullying

While his parents work on getting his name legally changed, the boy will be going by his father’s last name at school.

Would-be burglar rescued after getting stuck in restaurant grease vent for 2 days

The sheriff’s office says the man was physically exhausted and suffering from dehydration. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

87 more people sickened by salmonella linked with recalled beef

The CDC reports that 333 people in 28 states have been sickened by salmonella linked with recalled beef.

Non-profit group flies rescue dog from FL to veteran in TN for adoption

Pilots N Paws connects pilots and plane owners willing to transport animals up for adoption to new homes.

Tampa man claims $14.5 million FL Lotto Jackpot

The Florida Lottery announces that Krishnakanth Barri, 41, of Tampa, claimed the $14.5 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on December 1, 2018, at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

Car hit by Brightline train in Lantana

Lantana police said a car was hit by a Brightline train Wednesday morning.

Katharine the great white shark returns to South Florida

Katharine the great white shark is buzzing the Florida coastline again. This time she’s not far from Palm Beach and Martin county shores, with a GPS “ping” recorded the evening of Tuesday in waters off Port Salerno.

Netflix: What’s coming and going in January

The four movies in the Indiana Jones series will arrive to Netflix on Jan. 1. Also coming is "Solo: A Star Wars Story" on Jan. 9, a prequel featuring a young Han Solo, with Alden Ehrenreich behind the controls of the Millennium Falcon.

U by Kotex Tampons voluntarily recalled after reports of pieces getting stuck inside women’s bodies

Kimberly-Clark, the tampon’s manufacturer, says retailers have been alerted to remove the recalled product from shelves and post a notification in their stores.

‘Christmas Vacation’ dummy display spreads holiday cheer

A family in Wisconsin replicated a scene from "Christmas Vacation" in its front yard holiday display. It caused laughs and confusion.

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen gets 3 years in prison

Cohen, 52, appeared at a courthouse in Manhattan for a sentencing hearing before U.S. District Judge William Pauley III and took on Trump’s characterization of him as “weak.”

2 doctors’ photos play role in sexual abuse claims involving hundreds of victims

In one case, a disgraced University of Southern California gynecologist has led police to a collection of nude photographs that may be connected with the abuse alleged by his patients. In another case, victims of a deceased New York doctor are demanding to know what happened to the photos.

Toddler shot baby in face while couple showered, police said

The child is alive but was seriously wounded and has been in critical condition since Saturday.

Most drug overdoses involve fentanyl, CDC finds

The study found illicit drugs like fentanyl, heroin and cocaine were the leading causes of unintentional overdoses, and prescription drugs were more likely to be involved in suicidal overdoses.

Woman found dead on FL interstate; family alleges date left her for dead

Authorities said the woman's body had been struck by several cars while lying in the roadway. It is unknown how she died.

Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary

Multiple potential contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination are elevating the issue of voting rights as they prepare to launch campaigns. They're vowing to oppose Republican-backed efforts to require identification to vote, reinstate protections eliminated by a 2013 Supreme Court ruling

Family of teen killed in wreck demand arrest

The family of a 17-year-old girl, killed in a fiery crash in St. Lucie County in November, will hold a news conference Wednesday morning and demand an arrest in the case.

Trump threatens gov’t shutdown in heated meeting with Dem leaders over border wall

Trump conferred Tuesday at the White House with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer ahead of a Dec. 21 deadline to shut down a range of government agencies.

Students get to 'shop with a cop' in Boynton

Boynton Beach police got into the holiday spirit Tuesday.

Purse snatching victim gets “Happy” delivery

A purse snatching victim received a special delivery Tuesday afternoon.

Woman drives into bank in Port St. Lucie

A car crashed into the Chase Bank location at 1201 SE Port St. Lucie Boulevard at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Proposed ban on shark fishing in Palm Beach Co.

A Palm Beach County Commissioner wants to ban shark fishing at certain county beach parks.

Hateful words spray painted on trailers

A pair of trailers were vandalized Monday with hateful language in a Palm Beach County community.

Pedestrian killed in western Boca Raton

A crash involving a pedestrian in western Boca Raton occurred Tuesday morning at Palmetto Park Road and Powerline Road.

Deadline for ACA healthcare enrollment is Saturday

The Affordable Care Act enrollment period runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15. People who need coverage should go to healthcare.gov to examine their healthcare options.

Rapper indicted on felony drug charges

Singer and rapper Ty Dolla $ign faces drug charges in Atlanta.

Man accused of killing teen gets 20-30 years

A western Michigan man accused of raping a teenager and later killing her after he was released on bond has been sentenced to at least 20 years in prison for the sexual assaults, though he still faces a murder trial .

‘Guardians and War on Truth’ Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

The group is made up of four journalists and a newspaper that Time says “are representatives of a broader fight by countless others around the world."

‘White people are the best’: Columbia student’s racist tirade captured on video

In a racially charged rant, the Columbia sophomore harasses and shouts white supremacist ideologies at a group of primarily minority students.

Suspected DUI driver injures PBSO deputy

Law enforcement said a female Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy was injured in an overnight crash near Royal Palm Beach.

Search intensifies for woman who disappeared in Colorado on Thanksgiving

Kelsey Berreth made a trip to a Safeway grocery store near Woodland Park, CO, on Thanksgiving Day. She hasn’t been seen since a short time later.

Lower temperatures mean lower tire pressure

As you head to work Tuesday morning, you are probably bundling up. Temperatures have dipped into the 30s and 40s across South Florida.

Local man guilty in murder of wife, unborn child

A St. Lucie County man has been sentenced to two life terms in prison for the fatal shooting of his wife, who was seven weeks pregnant.

Recycling advice this holiday season

A friendly reminder from the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County: Don't put your Christmas lights in the recycling bin after the holidays.

Purse-snatching victim praying for suspect

A 76-year-old grandmother is recovering at home after fighting back and chasing down the man who stole her handbag.

Police: Stuart officers rescue couple from water

Two Stuart Police officers helped rescue a man and his wife who fell off their boat Monday morning.

Stuart organization reacts to Tumblr changes

Parents are keeping a watchful eye over what their kids see online.

Cannabis company soaring across Florida

As medical marijuana continues to grow in Florida, one company is now cornering the market.

‘12 Scams of Christmas’

This holiday season, be on the lookout for the "12 Scams of Christmas," as the Better Business Bureau dubbed it. They released their list Monday.

Football player, 16, accused of fatally stabbing classmate pregnant with his baby

The 17-year-old victim’s body was recovered from a dumpster hours after an alleged fight with the suspect over the pregnancy.

CityPlace sues lender over loan refinance

CityPlace is suing its lender, claiming the company, Credit Suisse Commercial Mortgage, is trying to derail the shopping center's loan refinance, which is due to be repaid Tuesday.

Jupiter man killed in single-vehicle crash

A Jupiter man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Martin County Monday evening, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

PBC school board has new school police chiefs

The Palm Beach County School Board has appointed two assistant school police chiefs to the district's police department.

VIDEO: Trailer stolen in Boynton Beach

A vehicle used to educate the public about the dangers of substance abuse has been stolen.

FWC: Ban exotic species removal at park

Collecting marine life under the Blue Heron Bridge in Riviera Beach may soon be banned.

Trump’s troubled White House in search of new chief of staff

Trump's top pick for the job, Nick Ayers, is out of the running and Trump is now soliciting input on at least four individuals, including Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney and Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the chair of the conservative House Freedom Caucus.

Deadly shooting in Palm Beach County

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting that happened Saturday.

Deputies investigating shooting near Greenacres

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting near Greenacres Thursday evening.

3 carnival workers charged in killings of Kansas couple

The Kansas Attorney General says 52-year-old Kimberly Younger, of McIntosh, Florida; 54-year-old Michael Fowler Jr., of Sarasota, Florida; and 35-year-old Rusty Frasier, of Aransas Pass, Texas, are jailed on $1 million bond in Arkansas while awaiting extradition to Kansas.