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12 Scams of Christmas: Protect yourself this holiday season

Should schools start the day later?

Home security cameras: Woman wants answers after bike stolen

$5,600 bill for small infection on finger shocks Sebastian man

  Family honors Florida UPS driver slain in police shootout

Flower thief strikes in Boynton Beach

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Woman, baby killed after crashing into dump truck

Palm Beach County Super Bowl LIV events

  Watching Your Wallet: Make smart money moves before 2020

Volunteers build 40 beds for children in need

Walmart apologizes for Santa sweater with drug reference

New 55 and older community coming to Palm Beach Gardens

World Anti-Doping Agency imposes 4-year ban on Russia

The ruling by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s executive committee means that Russia’s flag, name and anthem will not appear at the Tokyo Games, and the country also could be stripped of hosting world championships in Olympic sports.

Khalil Mack pays off 300 local holiday layaway accounts

Chicago Bears star linebacker Khalil Mack is spreading Christmas joy by paying off all the holiday layaway accounts at a Walmart in St. Lucie County.

Woman’s body discovered along Miner Road in Boynton Beach

The Boynton Beach Police Department said Miner Road has reopened Monday morning as detectives conduct a death investigation.

Pickleball tournament held in Delray Beach

Hundreds of people came to Delray Beach to play one of the fastest-growing sports in America.

  Martin Co. hosting workshop to help find new superintendent

  4-year-old twins free selves, climb to safety after dad dies in car crash

  Dog dies in West Boynton Beach after eating toxic mushrooms

‘Benson,’ ‘Star Trek’ actor René Auberjonois has died at 79

Fitteam Palm Beaches Marathon held in West Palm Beach

  Five people hurt in West Palm Beach crash

Woman dies in car crash Saturday night in Palm Beach County

A 72-year-old Boynton Beach woman died in a car crash Saturday night.

Unique runners compete in Fit Team Palm Beaches Marathon

It’s a big weekend for runners in South Florida.

Fort Pierce veterans react to NAS Pensacola shooting

A large number of the visitors we spoke to at the National Navy UDT Seal Museum in Fort Pierce were veterans.

  West Palm Beach police officer arrested for DUI

A West Palm Beach police officer was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with driving under the influence.

59th Annual Christmas Parade in Stuart

The parade became a tradition for many families.

Palm Beach Children’s Choir evicted ahead of holiday performance

A Palm Beach Gardens theater where music often fills the halls is now quiet and in disarray after the property owner is evicting the children’s group.

  Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

The assault, which ended when a sheriff’s deputy killed the attacker, was the second fatal shooting at a U.S. Navy base this week and prompted a massive law enforcement response and base lockdown.

  Slain UPS driver’s family questions police response to chase

Ordonez’s family said the father of two was filling in on someone else’s route Thursday when the robbery suspects commandeered his truck.

Police officers actions in shootout draw questions

The family of UPS driver Frank Ordonez says they believe it was police gunfire killed the 27-year-old during the shootout with two robbery suspects.

Mom of baby found in dumpster fights to throw out confession

The mother accused of putting her newborn baby inside a West Boca Raton dumpster is asking the court to throw out her confession to detectives.

Navy sailor who killed 2 at Pearl Harbor shipyard was unhappy with commanders

The gunman was identified as 22-year-old Gabriel Romero.

  Delray Beach 100-foot Christmas tree lit

The holiday spirit sprung to life on Thursday night in Delray Beach... and it was a tall order indeed!

  Young man introduced to his new canine companion for the first time

A local mother’s concern for her son's sadness leads to quite the emotional meeting today in Palm City.

Lake Worth man says Apple Watch saved his life

Roy Robinson was recently visiting his son in Baltimore, Maryland when he received an alert telling him to seek medical attention. He didn’t think much of it until it popped up numerous times saying he had atrial fibrillation.

  Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

More than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, including 229 rapes across the company’s 1.3 billion rides.

R. Kelly charged with paying bribe before marriage to Aaliyah

Federal prosecutors are accusing singer R. Kelly of scheming with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994.

Palm Beach communities in Florida and Australia help girl

Demi was born with a rare leg disorder that required special surgery. She and her family traveled from Australia to West Palm Beach for doctors at the Paley Institute to do the procedure. Her first visit was eight years ago.

  Florida family fights porch pirates with dirty diapers

A Florida family fought back against porch pirates with a decoy package filled with dirty diapers.

West Palm Beach business owners can help police fight crime

West Palm Beach police are reaching out to business owners for help in keeping the community safe.

Suburban Boca Raton beauty store targeted again

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says Ulta Beauty lost more than $2,000 in merchandise on November 20, 2019.

Police: 2 stole more than $1,000 from Boynton Macy’s

Loss prevention officer also choked.

FDLE conducts inquiry into West Palm Beach rape allegations

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is conducting an inquiry into allegations made by a former employee who says she was raped by former city administrator Jeff Green at City Hall.

Publix Chicken Tender Subs on sale

It's the gift that keeps on giving.

  Groundbreaking held for new West Palm rental community

Leasing is expected to start next fall.

Justin Timberlake apologizes to wife after ‘strong lapse in judgment’

Justin Timberlake was seen holding hands with co-star Alisha Wainwright a few weeks ago.

  Dozens diagnosed with scabies at Jupiter Medical Center

Dozens of medical care providers at Jupiter Medical Center, along with a patient, were diagnosed with the contagious and painful skin condition scabies last month.

Person stabbed in Central Palm Beach County, according to PBSO

Deputies are currently searching for a suspect.

  Disney releases new trailer for live-action ‘Mulan’ remake

While we shouldn’t expect the grand musical numbers from the animated version, the new trailer released Thursday morning makes several nods to our favorite songs.

  ‘Unicorn puppy’ will stay with Mo. rescue shelter

Little Narwhal was born with a tail on his forehead.

  ’Dizzy’ Florida man launches car into dealership, deputies say

Cameras captured the moment a car was launched over a row of cars and into a dealership parking lot. Several cars were damaged after it landed.

Musical aim to change hearts, prevent bullying

A local couple is spreading an important message to thousands of students in a unique way.

  Woman saved from sinking car in canal talks about rescue

It was a race against time as a car went careening into a canal in Martin County with a young woman and her dog trapped inside.

Author James Patterson pays for local school’s holiday concert

For the past eight years, world-famous author and resident James Patterson and his wife have paid for the Dreyfoos School of the Arts to hold its annual holiday performance at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach.

’Tis the season: Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lights up

The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree was officially turned on Wednesday night, at an event featuring celebrities including Idina Menzel, Lea Michele and Ne-Yo among the performers.

Crews fighting commercial building fire in Hobe Sound

The fire happened in the 9500 block of US Highway 1.

West Palm Beach police spreading holiday cheer

Funding comes from the West Palm Beach Police Foundation, which gets grants and donations.

Surprising 1st results from NASA’s sun-skimming spacecraft

Scientists said Wednesday they've observed bursts of energetic particles never before seen on such a small scale and switchback-like reversals in the out-flowing solar magnetic field.

Car crash victim inspired to pursue nursing after cared for by hospital nurse

Madison was thinking of majoring in business or teaching. Now because of the nurse, she's a nursing student.

Watch out for Christmas tree bugs

Entomologist at Nozzle Nolen Pest Solutions, Paul Sugrue says a Christmas tree can sometimes come with an egg sac like this inside. When the sac gets in warm south Florida temperatures that can cause it to hatch.

Recent horse killings have owners on alert

Two recent killings and slaughters of horses in Florida are putting horse owners and trainers on alert for an underground market for horse meat.

Instagram will ask new users for their age

Some people don’t like revealing their age, but if you’re thinking about signing up for Instagram, you’ll have to give it up.

  Effort underway to prevent suicide by rail

Brightline and 211 Helpline are teaming up with state lawmakers to try to make it all happen.

  Profs make impeachment case; Democrats say they’re all in

Lawmakers accuse Trump of “openly and indiscriminately” defying the House’s constitutional authority to conduct the impeachment proceedings by instructing officials not to comply with subpoenas for documents and testimony.

Woman escapes burning car in Delray Beach

It was a close call for a woman in Delray Beach on Wednesday when the console of her car spontaneously caught fire, authorities say.

Vaping-related injuries reported in all 50 states

All 50 states are now dealing with a vaping-related lung injury case.

Former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin’s family, others for $100 million

Former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman is suing the family of Trayvon Martin, along with prosecutors and others, for $100 million.

Deadly defect found in another version of Takata airbags

Takata is adding about 1.4 million front driver inflators to recalls in the U.S., according to government documents posted Wednesday.

15-year-old boy in West Palm Beach no longer missing

The West Palm Beach Police Department said Wednesday they are no longer looking for a 15-year-old boy who had been reported missing.

West Palm city employees learning how to 'Stop the Bleed'

The city of West Palm Beach is training hundreds of employees to help first responders save lives.

PBSO reminds residents to alert alarm company of your permit number

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office has an important message to keep your homes secure this holiday season -- make sure your alarm company has your six-digit permit number.

  Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance attraction to debut at Disney World

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance throws riders in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance.

First responders save woman, dog from canal in Martin County

Martin County first responders rescued a woman and her dog after a car went into a canal Tuesday night.

2 people shot near Boys and Girls Club in Fort Pierce

One male and a female were injured in a shooting Tuesday night and transported to a local hospital by St. Lucie County Fire Rescue.

Mobile home damaged by fire near Palm Beach Gardens

A mobile home was severely damaged by fire early Wednesday morning near Palm Beach Gardens.

Indian River County to proceed with Brightline fight in 2020

Indian River County plans to continue its fight for added safety measures along the train tracks as it fights the expansion of the Brightline high-speed rail train.

Spotify releases most-streamed artists of the decade

What did people listen to this decade?

PBSO reminder: Notify alarm company of your permit number

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office has an important message to keep your homes secure this holiday season -- make sure your alarm company has your six-digit permit number.

Mobile home damaged by fire near Palm Beach Gardens

A mobile home was severely damaged by fire early Wednesday morning near Palm Beach Gardens.