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  Couple who vanished during California getaway found alive

An academic couple who vanished during a getaway in the woods of Northern California coastline has been found by search-and-rescue workers who spent almost a week looking for them and gave up hopes of finding them alive.

Access Life Expo held Saturday in Lake Worth Beach

Black History Month exhibit featured at Norton Museum of Art

West Boca High School students participate in beach cleanup

Lanes reopened on I-95 South in Martin County after crash

Delray Beach man facing attempted felony murder charges

Lake Worth Beach Pier closed due to heavy swells, strong winds

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Family of teen shot and killed in Boynton Beach call for end of gun violence

New dash camera, 911 calls from Trooper shooting

Former PBSO Deputy Robert Simeone accused of using charity's money

EVIDENCE LOST: Hackers compromise drug cases

Nearly 200 arrested for sex crimes during Super Bowl week

Viral video raises awareness about bullying

Palm Beach County expo for persons with disabilities

Finding activities and resources for a loved one who has a disability can be challenging. But a local expo is hoping to help.

  Bullied Australian boy sees support pour in from all over the world

Celebrities have voiced their support for Quaden Bayles and a GoFundMe page has raised more than $300,000 to send the boy and his mom to Disneyland.

Weinstein jury indicates it is split on most serious counts, adjourns for weekend

The jury deliberating in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial indicated Friday that it is deadlocked on the most serious charges.

Cops: Teen kills man who fatally shot football player in Riviera

A 19 year old is in a Palm Beach County Jail after police said he shot and killed a 47-year-old man after a spree of gunfire earlier this month in Riviera Beach.

Appeals court keeps block on Mississippi 6-week abortion ban

Teen meets heroes who saved him from fire

Sidewalk improvement coming to Clint Moore Rd. in Boca Raton

West Palm Beach opera singer to kick off Spring Training

Roger Stone's South Florida friends react to sentencing

3 people hurt after crash in western Palm Beach County

Cyber crooks target local law enforcement, cities

Five local government agencies have been hit with ransomware attacks since 2018. In each case, a phishing email was to blame, according to a WPTV Contact 5 investigation.

Lottery ticket worth $63K sold at Boynton Beach Publix

Someone in Boynton Beach is waking up $63,894.51 richer.

Police strictly enforcing texting and driving bans in school zones

Does this really need to be said? Put down your phone!

Infant sleeper recalled due to suffocation risk

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced an infant sleeper recall.

Police find man shot dead in Riviera Beach

An adult man was found shot dead in Riviera Beach late Thursday night, police said.

  Rate Discrimination: Some insurance companies give better rates for customers with certain jobs, education

Drivers with less education or jobs that typically pay less may face higher car insurance rates, according to an industry insider.

One-year after Fort Pierce shooting, still no answers

It has been one year since a Fort Pierce mother was shot and killed in a suspected drive-by shooting.

World Series Champions Washington Nationals at Clematis by Night

The City of West Palm Beach hit a home run as it hosted the World Series Champions Washington Nationals at Clematis by Night. Crowds in the thousands showed up to give their support and see players and the championship trophy.

Boca Raton's 'pioneering community for Black Floridians'

There’s a Black History tour in Boca Raton celebrating the contributions of blacks in agriculture that’s luring people from across the state and it’s even gotten the recognition of lawmakers in Tallahassee.

Kia recalls SUVs, vans; electrical problem can cause fires

Kia is joining its affiliate Hyundai in recalling thousands of vehicles in the U.S. because water can get into a brake computer, cause an electrical short and possibly a fire.

‘I want to die, right now’: Mom posts aftermath of son’s bullying

The boy has a type of dwarfism called achondroplasia, a condition that creates shortened limbs.

Coco Gauff's father is Touring Coach of the Year

The father of Delray Beach teen tennis sensation Coco Gauff has received a very high honor.

Words of warning after series of deadly bicycle crashes

There is an urgent call to share the road after several bicyclists were tragically killed or seriously injured from Palm Beach County to the Treasure Coast.

Local teacher suspended, put hand sanitizer in child's mouth

A teacher at a Wellington middle school was suspended 10 days without pay by the Palm Beach County School Board after officials said she got mad at a student and put hand sanitizer in their mouth.

VIDEO: Spinner shark spotted off Riviera Beach

Swimmers were ordered out of the water in Riviera Beach on Thursday after sharks were spotted too close to shore.

Video evidence, 911 calls released in FHP trooper's death

Never before seen video evidence and 911 calls were released on Friday showing the moments leading up to the tragic death of a Florida Highway Patrol trooper who was shot and killed on Interstate 95 in Martin County earlier this month.

Video evidence, 911 calls released in FHP trooper's death

Never before seen video evidence and 911 calls were released on Friday showing the moments leading up to the tragic death of a Florida Highway Patrol trooper who was shot and killed on Interstate 95 in Martin County earlier this month.

New treatment program at West Palm Beach VA Medical Center

The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center is celebrating a major milestone in its mission to connect America’s veterans with quality health care.

Tequesta girl becomes firefighter for a day

A 4-year-old Tequesta girl became a firefighter for a day on Thursday!

State Road 7 extension in Palm Beach County moving forward

A controversial plan to extend State Road 7 in The Acreage to ease traffic is moving forward.

New plan to turn manure into natural gas

Soon there will be gold coming out of Okeechobee County in the form of renewable energy.

Contigo recalls 5.7 million kids water bottles for second time over choking hazard

The water bottles were originally recalled in August, but there have been new incidents with the replacement lids.

Mike Trim reads to students at Wynnebrook Elementary

Anchor Mike Trim read to a group of second graders at the Wynnebrook Elementary School in central Palm Beach County on Thursday.

Bring your dog to the beach this Saturday!

It'll be a dog day at the beach in Boynton Beach and we're paws-itvely excited!

Motorcyclist from Tequesta dies in Turnpike crash

A 63-year-old motorcyclist from Tequesta died Wednesday night in a three-vehicle crash in southern Palm Beach County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Help choose the new superintendent for Martin County schools

You can attend a meeting or fill out an online survey to share your opinions.

Help a child fight brain disease at Boynton Beach fundraiser

You can help a 4-year-old boy fight a deadly brain disease on Thursday.

  2 women die after car falls off Florida ferry, sinks into water

Safety measures took place on board the ferries the next day, as workers placed tire chocks in front of vehicles and asked drivers to engage their parking brakes.

Man finds lost $20k cash in Martin County

What would you do if you found $20,000?

Search continues for two boaters missing since Tuesday

The search continues for two boaters who were due to arrive in Vero Beach Tuesday.

Martin County schools to end controversial busing policy

The program will end in the new school year, affecting about 725 students.

Ramp signaling: High-tech improvements coming to I-95

FDOT says merging traffic onto I-95 has always been an issue and one place, in particular, is I-95 and Palmetto Park Boulevard in Boca Raton.

Boil water notice issued for businesses at Martin Square Plaza in Stuart

he notice has been issued for businesses within the plaza, including Chick-fil-A. No other city utility costumers are affected by the advisory, said the City of Stuart.

Dontrell Stephens’ settlement slashed to $4.5 mil by FL lawmakers

A man paralyzed for life by a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy may soon see some kind of monetary compensation, at an 80 percent discount from the millions a jury said he should get.

52-year-old bicyclist killed in crash near West Palm Beach

A 52-year-old man on a bicycle was killed in a crash that involved three vehicles Wednesday evening, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

Tar balls spotted in Singer Island surf

Some beachgoers on Singer Island say they spotted several tar balls along the beach at Ocean Reef Park.

Questions raised in Pahokee over city manager's contract

Questions are being raised in Pahokee after the city manager was awarded a new contract with a raise, which was voted on days after the city’s finances came under fire.

Travel agents say interest in U.S.-based cruises spikes

Regional travel conditions are causing cruise lines to cancel upcoming trips in Asia and concerns of being quarantined on a ship are real.

Museum on wheels highlights black history

A black history collection with more than 2,000 artifacts is on display in Palm Beach County.

FPL uses drones to improve service after storms

Florida Power and Light is taking to the skies in an effort to provide more reliable service as it gears up for another storm season.

Family of slain teen turning their pain into purpose

18-year-old Cykera Wright was shot and killed while hanging out with friends in Boynton Beach.

Body of missing man found floating in suburban Boca Raton lake

Palm Beach County deputies have launched a death investigation after a man's body was found floating in a lake in suburban Boca Raton on Wednesday morning.

  Miami federal agents arrest man accused of acting as Russian spy

Mexican biologist Hector Alejandra Cabrera Fuentes was charged with conspiracy to act within the U.S. as an agent of foreign power.

Rep. Frankel hosts roundtable on homelessness

U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel spoke about tackling the issue of homelessness and affordable housing in Palm Beach County.

Registered sex offender accused of raping child in West Palm

Police said a registered sex offender is accused of raping a 10-year-old child in West Palm Beach multiple times.

Grateful woman meets men who rescued her from sinking car

A West Palm Beach woman whose car plunged into a canal last month met some of the men on Wednesday who jumped in the water to save her life.

Special edition of 'To the Point'

During the show, anchor Michael Williams, former U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney and Executive Director Florida Democratic Party Juan Peñalosa discussed the most important issues affecting you as we approach the 2020 election.

Jury back for second day of deliberations in Weinstein trial

The panel of seven men and five women had lots of questions Tuesday as they started weighing charges in the closely watched #MeToo case.

Local fentanyl arrest may have ties to dozens of deaths

A 33-year-old West Palm Beach man faces charges of trafficking fentanyl and police say the same drugs found in his home were similar to the packaging found at a dozen recent overdose deaths.

  2-year-old hugs pizza delivery driver, not knowing he just lost his daughter

A touching moment between a young boy and a pizza delivery driver was recently captured on a doorbell camera.

Here’s how to buy school uniforms for the best price

FOX 29 reporter Tory Dunnan has details on when to shop for school uniforms for the best price.

First Lady Melania Trump receives award from PBAU

First Lady Melania Trump is in Palm Beach Wednesday to accept a major honor.

Whitney Houston hologram tour set to begin

Eight years after her death and five years after the show was conceived, a holographic Houston will embark on a European tour.

Palm Beach County School District hosting hiring event

Are you looking for a job? The Palm Beach County School District is seeking candidates for Food Service Assistants.

Downtown Boynton Beach project brings hefty price tag for parking solution

A building boom is going on in Boynton Beach. An increase in development will have an impact on parking. Now the city's solution could come with a thirty-four million dollar price tag.

Jupiter man accused of sending pornography to girls in Martin County

Coltin Rylie Plummer, 27, was arrested on one federal charge of distribution of child pornography.

How you can help two deputies recovering from injuries

Two Martin County deputies are recovering from injuries sustained while serving their community.

UPDATE: Body of 35-year-old missing man found in lake

Officials say 35-year-old Matthew Eastwood was last seen Sunday at around 10 p.m. walking away from the Sunset Cove Amphitheater located at 20405 Amphitheater Circle.