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Riviera Beach police want community's help to reduce gun violence

The Riviera Beach Police Department on Friday will connect with the community to bolster the agency's fight against gun violence following the death of a 7-year-old boy earlier this week.

Knife-wielding man shot, killed by BSO deputy in North Lauderdale

Owls to honor Howard Schnellenberger during 2021 season

Tennessee assistant Jennifer Sullivan tapped to lead Owls

No appointment needed for pop-up vaccine clinic in Indian River County

Gunman kills 8 in mass shooting at Indy FedEx facility

City of Stuart job fair helps get residents back to work, employers fill open positions

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Deadly crash shuts down all lanes of US 1 in Vero Beach

Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association president reacts to school police chief resignation

  ‘Anti-riot’ bill heads to the governor

Palm Beach County school police chief resigns

Florida Senate passes 'anti-riot' bill

Former Boynton deputy fire chief sues city after mural fiasco

Community mourns loss of young boy fatally shot in Riviera Beach

The Riviera Beach Police Department is still looking for the person responsible for shooting and killing a 7-year-old boy early Wednesday morning.

Unclaimed property in Florida to be auctioned off

Unclaimed property in Florida will soon be up for auction.

State's cases rise by 6,762 after 6,748 day before; deaths' increase 74 vs. 44

Florida's coronavirus cases increased by 6,762, just 14 more than the day before, as deaths rose by 74 after 44. Also, first-time cases reached 10 percent of Florida's population. Positive rates drop: Florida to 6.66%, Palm Beach County to 5.66%.

Palm Beach County mask mandate extended for 30 days

Palm Beach County's mask mandate will remain in place for at least another month, officials announced on Thursday.

Palmetto Park Road improvements up for discussion in Boca

Delray Beach interim city manager calls for audit of water billing

26 dogs, puppies found stuffed into wire crate

Palm Beach County school leaders layout plans for fall semester

Florida education commissioner wants to eliminate mask mandates in schools

  Driver crashes through traffic arm, jumps Daytona Beach draw bridge

Experts urge community involvement to prevent and report child abuse

April is Child Abuse Prevention month, and some experts believe, with the pandemic, there has been an uptick in cases.

Gulfstream Goodwill empowering women suffering from homelessness

Almost 200 women were able to get haircuts, clothes and more.

  Palm Beach County opens COVID-19 vaccine appointments to those 16 and older

More than 16,000 appointments will be available at the county's three mass vaccination sites.

Trans athlete ban gets Florida House approval

Florida’s trans athlete ban has cleared the House.

Rep. Frankel announces financial assistance for Floridians who have lost loved ones to COVID-19

Representative Lois Frankel announced Wednesday that FEMA has started accepting applications for funeral assistance for Floridians who have lost loved ones to COVID-19.

Navy veteran reacts to President Biden's decision to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan

President Biden has made clear it is time for American troops to leave Afghanistan starting May 1.

CDC: Black women 5 times more likely to die from pregnancy-related issues

It’s Black Maternal Health Week, a time to talk about the disparities Black women face while pregnant.

U.S. dressage team to compete in Wellington

The village of Wellington is saddling up for an extended equestrian season with another competition set to take place before the Olympics.

Rocco's Tacos in Palm Beach Gardens set to reopen but faces daunting obstacle

Rocco's Tacos in Palm Beach Gardens closed in late November because of a fire that started in the kitchen, but it's not the fire damage and reconstruction that's the obstacle to reopening.

Bernie Madoff leaves behind checkered past in Palm Beach

Bernie Madoff died in prison Wednesday at the age of 82 while serving a 150-year sentence for running a Ponzi scheme that stole more than $17 billion from investors.

Jordan Johnson: Florida Missing Child Alert issued for 6-year-old Fort Myers boy

Officials said he may be in the company of Julian Johnson, 31, and they may be traveling in a 2021 black Honda Pilot with Florida tag number KXQL27.

Crimes of Bernie Madoff still resonate in South Florida

News of the death of imprisoned Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff had many of his victims reflecting on the case which brought anger and pain to many.

Palm Beach County School District recruiting new teachers

The Palm Beach County School District is looking to add new teachers to their team.

Herbert Hoover Dike repairs ahead of schedule

Lake Okeechobee is at just over 14 feet, and blue-green algae is visible along its edge. Should we worry?

West Palm Beach cracking down on illegal dumping

The City of West Palm Beach is cracking down on illegal dumping.

Public, vaccination sites adjust due to Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause

Some disruption is expected this week as local pharmacies and pop-up sites that were ready to issue the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine now have to transition to Pfizer or Moderna instead.

WFLX meteorologist Kahtia Hall teaches Boca Raton students

WFLX First Alert Meteorologist Kahtia Hall enjoyed doing a virtual school visit on Wednesday with students at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton.

State’s cases rise by 6,772 day after 9,068; deaths’ increase 44 vs. 64

Florida's coronavirus cases increased by 6,772, much less than 9,068 the day before, which was most since 11,543 on Feb. 5 and one day , as deaths rose by 44 after 64. Total daily tests: 108,186. First-time positivity rates rise: Florida to 7.44%, Palm Beach County to 6.86%.

St. Lucie Public Schools to return to in-person learning next school year

St. Lucie Public Schools will return to traditional in-person learning for the 2021-22 school year, which is slated to begin on Aug. 10, officials say.

South Florida doctors tout potentially life-saving COVID-19 therapy

South Florida doctors are sounding the alarm on a potentially life-saving treatment for COVID-19: monoclonal antibody therapy.

Bomb scare at Rosewood Magnet School in Vero Beach, police say

Vero Beach police say they investigated a bomb scare at an elementary school on Wednesday.

7-year-old boy killed in Riviera Beach double shooting

A 7-year-old boy was killed and his mother was injured while they were sleeping inside their home early Wednesday morning in Riviera Beach, police said.

Boynton Beach man wins $2M playing scratch-off game

A 30-year-old Boynton Beach man just became a millionaire after playing a Florida lottery scratch game.

Dress for Success Palm Beaches hosts annual pop-up sale

From White House Black Market to Banana Republic, you can score amazing deals on fashion over the next few days during the Dress for Success Palm Beaches annual pop-up sale.

Dozens of companies hiring at Stuart job fair on Thursday

This week job seekers will have a chance to explore career opportunities with Treasure Coast businesses in skilled trades, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, and more.

  Pop-up vaccine clinic for veterans, their spouses and caregivers in Vero Beach

No appointments are needed at the pop-up vaccine clinic for all veterans, their spouses, and adult caregivers

Fla. senators: Too soon to weigh in on Gaetz’s future

Florida's two Republican senators are steering clear of voicing support for Rep. Matt Gaetz, but calling it premature to say what should happen.

Manatees in the middle of a die-off on Florida’s East Coast

They are gentle giants of Florida's ecosystem. The manatee has always been a poster for promoting tourism yet each year protecting this threatened species grows more problematic.

St Lucie County mother fights for adults with special needs

A Treasure Coast mother claims her son was denied emergency care at a hospital. It's a fight she's lost in the courts, but now Marcia Scheppler is battling in the Florida statehouse to change the law.

Ex-Palm Beach State basketball player signs with NFL team

Sammis Reyes, a former Palm Beach State College basketball player, is transitioning to the NFL.

Second round of CARES Act money benefits thousands of IRSC students

Millions of CARES Act dollars from the federal government are going into the pocket of college students across the state.

Budget cuts coming to new park in Boca Raton

There are 32 parks in the city of Boca Raton and another is on the way.

Crews battle high-rise structure fire in Jupiter

The incident happened at 6:01 p.m. on Main Street

House prepares for vote on trans athlete ban, Senate delays

Passage of Florida’s bill banning trans women from playing in K-12 and college female sports was less certain, Tuesday.

National Telecommunicators Week celebrates those on other side of 911 call

This week is National Telecommunicators Week, a time to thank those who work on the other side of a 911 call.

‘Anti-riot’ bill meant to confuse peaceful protesters, lawmaker says

Residents seeking social justice wonder about the future of demonstrations in Florida as state Republicans seem united in passing one of the most restrictive laws on public protesting.

Where to find COVID-19 vaccine in Florida

Florida residents 18 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

How Treasure Coast police are trained to use Tasers

A white police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb resigned Tuesday, as did the city's police chief, moves that the mayor said he hoped would help heal the community and lead to reconciliation after two nights of protests and unrest.

Olympic qualifying baseball tournament will be held in South Florida

The World Baseball Softball Confederation says an Olympic qualifying baseball tournament will be held in the Palm Beaches and on the Treasure Coast.

State’s cases surge by 9,068 day after 1,613; deaths’ increase 64 vs. 35

Florida's coronavirus cases' increase rose to 9,068, the most since 11,543 on Feb. 5 and day after 1,613, fewest since 1,533 on Oct. 12, as deaths rose by 64 after 35. Total daily tests surge to 135,511. First-time positivity rates rise: Florida to 6.16%, Palm Beach County to 8.16%.

Publix suspends use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Publix is pulling the plug on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

J&J vaccine poses 'absolutely no problem' to public, health director says

Palm Beach County's top health official says the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be back, despite reports of it causing "rare and severe" blood clots in several patients.

Funds available to Fort Pierce residents struggling with home repairs

Thousands of dollars in funding are available to Fort Pierce residents in need of home repairs.

Palm Beach County officials give COVID-19 update

Palm Beach County officials on Tuesday provided an update on their latest response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and addressed a new federal recommendation to pause the use and administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Film documents Wellington man's recovery from football accident

A Netflix film documents a Wellington man's recovery after a football injury sidelined him.

Couple arrested in 'horrific' St. Lucie County child abuse case

A St. Lucie County couple is accused of locking up and starving three teenagers inside their home for months in what investigators called a "horrific" case.

Florida pauses use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Following the recommendation of federal health officials, Florida is pausing the use and administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Tuesday.

Gov. DeSantis speaks about Piney Point emergency

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday held a news conference in Manatee County about the Piney Point environmental emergency.

Wellington cancels COVID-19 vaccine clinic due to Johnson & Johnson concerns

The FDA and CDC have recommend a "pause" for Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of six people with "rare and severe" blood clots.

Fireball spotted in sky across Florida and Bahamas

A fireball spotted in the sky last night has sparked a mystery.

  NCAA says it could pull championships over Florida transgender sports bill

Florida lawmakers are set to move forward on a proposed bill targeting transgender women.

Missing 11-year-old girl found safe in Tampa

Montana Breseman was last seen Monday, April 12, in the area of the 11600 block of Town Center Road in New Port Richey.

Palm Beach County school police chief reacts after Knoxville, TN school shooting

Kitzerow said they can also track all of the school buses in real-time, which shows the buses' location, speed, and daily schedule.

Cooperstown baseball tournament requiring immunization

At the moment, all Florida residents 18 years of age and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as prescribed by the FDA. The Pfizer vaccine is authorized for anyone ages 16 and up.

Palm Beach County agency seeing new demand for home health care

A Palm Beach County health care agency is seeing a new demand for a different type of home care.

New fresh market will offer local produce, yoga classes

This summer, a new fresh market is planning to open its doors in the heart of downtown Fort Pierce.

Palm Beach Co. school police chief lays out safety plans

Following the shooting at another school in the U.S. on Monday, the police chief of the Palm Beach County school district shared his thoughts on the tragedy and the safety of schools in our area.

Drop in testing for COVID-19 has health officials worried

As more Floridians receive vaccinations against COVID-19, the number of people getting tested for the coronavirus is dropping, leaving some health officials concerned.