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Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney learned that the disease had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

  Brazilian president to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon

  NASA names Mars rock after the Rolling Stones

Tactical operations center helps Palm Beach County School District police protect students

Brevard County woman arrested after video shows her shoving dog in car trunk

Plane makes emergency landing on Federal Highway in Martin County

Boynton Beach No. 1 on America’s list of ‘Most Romantic Cities’

Martin County Sheriff’s Office shows how quickly temps can soar in a vehicle, become deadly

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VanDuzer Foundation hosting fundraiser for two non-profits formed by families it helped during time of need

PBSO deputy involved in multi-vehicle crash in Belle Glade

Police investigating accidental drowning in Boynton Beach

Boca Raton woman buried after delivery man arrested in her death

Palm Beach Gardens police identify man found dead in Target parking lot

Port St. Lucie teen fighting cancer and also fighting to save animals

West Palm Beach responds to National Black Business Month

August is National Black Business Month. A time when cities like West Palm Beach encourage consumers to support growth and diversity in business. While progress has been made for black-owned businesses, some say there’s a still way to go.

Swimming advisory is in effect for South Beach Causeway on South Hutchinson Island

A swimming advisory is in effect for South Beach Causeway on South Hutchinson Island.

Lake Worth Beach woman’s car stolen twice in same month

What could be worse than getting back from vacation and finding out your car was stolen? Well, the answer to that for one Lake Worth Beach woman was getting it back and having it stolen again!

Serial killer who preyed on gay men executed in Florida

Gary Ray Bowles, a serial killer who preyed on older gay men during an eight-month spree that left six dead, was executed by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison.

  Amazon fires stir bitter dispute over who is to blame

Children facing challenges get chance at normal play

All SB lanes of Turnpike back open in suburban Boca Raton after HAZMAT spill

16-year-old arrested for kidnapping, attempted sexual battery, accused of grabbing women in Jupiter

  Is it bird? Or a bunny? The internet is confused

Charter guard training falls short

Police arrest West Palm Beach man after 12-year-old boy escapes kidnapping in Boynton Beach

A West Palm Beach man was denied bond in court on Thursday morning after police say he kidnapped a 12-year-old boy who was walking home from school.

Heavy backpacks: Here’s how to lighten the load this school year

Lighten the load this school year.

Palm Beach County School District cracking down on ‘Boundary Jumpers’

The Palm Beach County School district announced Wednesday it’s cracking down on “boundary jumpers” at schools with overcrowding concerns including Jupiter High School.

Delray Beach motorcycle officer in stable condition after I-95 crash

A Delray Beach officer was injured Wednesday evening in a crash on Interstate 95 while riding his police motorcycle.

School security guard training program doesn’t comply with Florida law, investigation finds

A Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office investigation has determined a training program for security guards in county charter schools does not comply with Florida law, according to PBSO and the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission.

Boca Raton police & BBB respond to delivery concerns

The deadly attack on a Boca Raton woman during a home delivery raises concerns and many questions about safety.

  Nearly 30 arrested for mass shooting threats in weeks after El Paso, Dayton

Experts say unusual behaviors and direct threats are some of the red flags to look for in someone who may be planning a mass shooting.

  Boy, 11, bitten in foot by shark while swimming at Florida beach

The 11-year-old needed 17 stitches, but he is expected to be OK.

  Locked Down: Inside the prison where inmates set each other on fire and gangs have more power than guards

Widespread concern about understaffing in Mississippi's prisons has people calling for a change. They say inmates, correctional officers and surrounding communities are in danger.

Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress reached this summer, the Congressional Budget Office reported Wednesday.

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her old songs

Swift said she plans to re-record her songs after her catalog was purchased by popular music manager Scooter Braun.

Toyota recalls SUVs due to faulty back-up cameras

The carmaker says certain 2019 RAV4 and RAV4 hybrids have back-up cameras that can malfunction.

Brazil’s president suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof

Brazil's National Institute for Space Research, a federal agency monitoring deforestation and wildfires, said the country has seen a record number of wildfires this year, counting 74,155 as of Tuesday, an 84 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

Strange blob spotted in the water off Indian River County

So far this summer, neither toxic algae nor red tide has been an issue along our own ocean beaches. But over the weekend, something else was spotted drifting down the Treasure Coast.

All clear given after suspicious item found at Indian River State College in Port St. Lucie

Police have given the all-clear signal after a suspicious item was found inside a school building at Indian River State College in Port St. Lucie on Wednesday.

Tropical Storm Chantal weakens in north Atlantic

Chantal is currently not forecast to impact the United States.

‘Very fortunate’: LSU responds to false alarm security scare

LSU officials gave the all clear on campus just minutes before 5 p.m. after reports came in hours earlier of an armed intruder on campus at Coates Hall.

  Sign language interpreter steals show from rapper Twista

Amber Galloway Gallego has some lightning-fast moves to go along with the rapper’s high-speed lyrics.

More hackers targeting small business owners. Here’s what to do

How safe is your business? We are all vulnerable to hackers, but now experts say small business owners are more at risk than ever before.

Lit candle causes fire in Port St. Lucie home

A Port St. Lucie home was on fire Tuesday evening after a house cat reportedly tipped over a lit candle onto a mattress.

Delray Beach picks new city manager

Delray Beach city commissioners on Tuesday selected Tamarac city manager Michael Cernech to be Delray’s next city manager.

Woman says her toddler who needs a kidney transplant saved her life

Two-year-old Colton is a curious kid. When his mom Lisa Chesson reads to him, he's ready to turn the page and read in his own way. When they're not reading or playing together, Lisa is caring for Colton's medical needs.

Lake Worth Beach resident tackles homelessness with ‘brand-new look’

Since 2012, Palm Beach County’s Office of Community Revitalization has served as the liaison for unincorporated citizens to sound-off on neighborhood projects and concerns. But it’s a two-way street.

‘No swim’ advisory issued for Lake Worth Beach due to elevated bacteria levels

The Florida Department of Health has issued a health advisory for Kreusler Park at Lake Worth Beach after recent water tests showed elevated levels of bacteria.

Tip Top Poultry recalls chicken products due to listeria risk, USDA says

The Food Safety Inspection Service said the product was shipped to hotels, restaurants and institutions across the country.

Police: Elderly Fla. woman dies after delivery man beats her with mallet, sets her on fire

A 75-year-old Florida woman has died after she was moved to hospice care following a bizarre and brutal attack.

3 women sue Epstein’s estate, citing rape, other sex acts

Three women have filed lawsuits accusing Jeffrey Epstein of raping them or subjecting them to other forced sex acts — in one case while he was serving a Florida jail sentence that allowed him out for work during the day.

  Florida nurses say they are forbidden to speak Spanish at work

They say they were hired because they are bilingual and able to help with Spanish-speaking patients.

Elton John slams media for criticizing Harry, Meghan over private jet use

Elton John took to social media to slam stories that suggested that Prince Harry and Meghan were hypocritical for accepting jet travel despite their devotion to eco-causes.

Police: Elderly woman dies after delivery man beats her with mallet, sets her on fire in Boca Raton home

A delivery worker contracted through Best Buy is accused of beating an elderly woman with a mallet, dousing her with a toxic chemical, and setting her on fire inside her Boca Raton home.

Lightning sparks scare for Lake Worth Beach man

A sudden lightning strike sparked the scare of a lifetime for a Lake Worth Beach man.

Pay dispute impacting high school volleyball games in Palm Beach County

Almost all of the high school sports officials in Palm Beach County have negotiated raises with the school district, one of the exceptions being volleyball. The West Boca versus Wellington volleyball match Monday has already been canceled.

Palm Beach Shores merges town police department with Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

Palm Beach Shores merges town police department with Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. Commissioners voted 5-0.

Charges dropped against two former Martin County commissioners

Criminal charges have been dropped against two former Martin County Commissioners accused of public records violations.

Changes coming to VPK testing in Palm Beach County

As the new school year gets started, we’ve learned changes are coming, at least to Palm Beach County.

Martin County students accused of sending phony text

Martin County deputies plan to keep a close eye on two high school students. They’re charged with disrupting school over a text message. And now authorities have a strong message for parents.

  El Paso shooting widower receives new car after old one stolen following wife’s funeral

A Ford dealership replaced the SUV with one that's the same color as the original and threw in a new trailer and hitch, as well.

Florida man bitten, scratched by kinkajou before he traps it in bathroom

The kinkajou is a mammal native to Central and South America that is not uncommon for people to keep as a pet.

Dog Goods USA recalls Chef Toby Pig Ears due to salmonella risk

Consumers who have purchased the affected products can return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Anyone exhibiting the symptoms of salmonella should contact a doctor.

Study claims fluoride exposure during pregnancy tied to low IQ scores in children

A new study says increased exposure to fluoride during pregnancy is tied to lower IQ scores in children.

Man accused of randomly firing at cars in Indian River County, deputies say

The Indian River County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man they say was randomly firing at cars.

Adorable photo shows group of service dogs attending ‘Billy Elliot’ theater production in Canada

The service dogs were in training to help their handlers navigate a theater.

Lake Worth Beach resident bitten by kinkajou

An exotic animal native to Central and South America was recently on the loose in Palm Beach County and bit a Lake Worth Beach man, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

3 arrested after crashing stolen vehicle into 2 other vehicles on I-95 in South Florida

The Florida Highway Patrol said three people were arrested Sunday after a stolen vehicle in Broward County caused a mult-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 near the Palm Beach County line.

Same-day mammogram results now available in Palm Beach County

Going for a yearly mammogram can cause undue stress and anxiety for many women. Now, the Good Samaritan Breast Center in West Palm Beach is offering same-day results.

Private security firm defends school training after criticism from Stoneman Douglas Commission

The owner of the firm that is training private security guards for Palm Beach County charter schools says he has no doubts his guards are ready to protect students.

  Long-lost siblings meet for the first time in nearly 53 years

Jim Lawless flew from Houston to Jackson County, Ky., after he received the results a few weeks ago.

  Three men jailed, accused of threatening mass shootings

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office says 25-year-old Tristan Scott Wix of Daytona Beach sent several text messages stating he wanted to "break a world record for longest confirmed kill ever."

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda dies at age 79

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died.

Detectives investigating discovery of body in water in Port Salerno

The Martin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was found in the water in the Manatee Pocket area of Port Salerno on Friday.

Diver in distress rescued in Jupiter Inlet, taken to hyperbaric chamber for treatment

A diver in distress was rescued in the Jupiter Inlet Friday morning.

Homes evacuated after Fort Pierce gas leak

A gas leak caused evacuations and road detours in Fort Pierce Friday morning, according to authorities.

Person killed after vehicle crashes into Wellington canal

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said a person died Friday morning after crashing into a Wellington canal.

Companies work to retain employees looking to quit, become freelancers

The work world is changing. A study shows that in less than a decade nearly half of the workforce will be freelancers.

Boca Raton school finds way to speed up afterschool pickup process

The beginning of the school year can come with back-to-school headaches, including the dreaded after school pickup line.

Alton development nearly complete with phase one

One of the biggest developments in Palm Beach County right now is taking shape in Palm Beach Gardens.

Local homeless mother of 6 on journey to find affordable housing

Back to school week can be a hectic time for parents, especially for families who don’t have a home.

PBSO examining private school guard training

Palm Beach County School officials say their interpretation of a new state guardian law is allowing them to privately train security guards for charter schools.