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Jodi Arias (Source: CBS 5 News)
It is now in the hands of the 12 jurors to decide if Jodi Arias will live her life behind bars or if she'll be executed. The defense and prosecution gave their closing statement Tuesday afternoon andMore >>
The judge has declared a mistrial in the penalty phase of the Jodi Arias trial. The jury announced late Thursday afternoon that they could not reach a unanimous decision on life or death for Arias.More >>
WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Many of you have been asking how you can help the victims of the Oklahoma tornadoes. Fox 29 WFLX & News Channel 5 WPTV are hosting a live phone bank to raise money for theMore >>
Fox 29 WFLX & Newschannel 5 WPTV are hosting a live phone bank to raise money for the American Red Cross. Any little bit will really help, so please give what you can.More >>
PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - A Palm Bay man, convicted in a "murder-for-hire" trial, will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Lucien Dort was found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday. Police say heMore >>
Lucien Dort was found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday. Police say he drove the getaway car after John Torres was shot and killed in Sebastian on Black Friday in 2009.More >>
WELLINGTON, FL (WFLX) - Extra police are on the campus of Wellington High School after a threat was found inside a bathroom. The person behind the threat sais they would: "Blow up the school this Friday". SchoolMore >>
Extra police are on the campus of Wellington High School after a threat was found inside a bathroom.More >>
John was born in Havana, Cuba and grew up in Miami.
Education: He left South Florida for Tampa to attend the University of South Florida, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications/Broadcast News.
Work Experience: WTSP in St, Petersburg in 1979 WJCL in Savannah, GA WTVC in Chattanooga, Tennessee WMAZ in Macon, GA; WEVU in Fort Myers WPTV in West Palm Beach 1994 - Present
John has received a number of local and regional awards at the various places in which he has worked through the years for his reporting and his involvement with various charitable organizations in the community.
John co-anchors the award-winning and top-rated morning newscast, "Today on 5." His wife Shannon is Sales Manager at The Breakers.
John, Shannon and their daughter live in Jupiter. John is an avid fan of sports and music. When time allows, he enjoys walking, reading, going to the movies and entertaining.