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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 announced 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 >>
PORT ST. LUCIE, FL (WFLX) - One woman is prepared for a legal battle after losing her job during the downfall of Digital Domain.
Minne Frye and her husband moved from California for two jobs at the company. Now, she is fighting back -- citing a labor law protective act. It's called the "Warn Act" which says employers cannot conduct a mass layoff or plant shutdown without first giving all of the employees a 60 day written notice.
Since employees with the company weren't given notice, under the act, they are due 60 days wages and benefits. "You've uprooted their lives and turned them completely upside down, and it's not ok to do that," said Frye.
Frye's lawyer says they are confident they will reach a satisfactory outcome -- not just for Frye, but for the other 280 employees who were laid off.
Meanwhile, several Treasure Coast businesses are offering opportunities for Digital Domain employees who want to stay in the area.
Workforce Solutions is hosting a layoff outreach Thursday at the Port St. Lucie Community Center. The next session is at 1 p.m. Former employees can learn about unemployment compensation and tips for finding a job.
Students are making new plans after classes at the Digital Domain Institute in West Palm Beach were suspended. The institute has offered classes separate from the ones offered on the campus by Florida State University for students interested in a future in film. FSU has said it plans to continue offering classes in West Palm Beach.