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Police investigate shooting in Boca Raton

Dennis Rodman charged with battery for allegedly slapping man at Delray Beach bar

Bond set at $40,000 for Palm Beach County deputy following incident in West Palm Beach

Publix debuts new stylish swag every Florida resident will love

Man says Jensen Beach family home vandalized before elderly mother arrives back from the northeast

St. Lucie County Schools awarded $1.6 million grant for mental health

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Case workers worried for clients, future of Jerome Golden Center

Power line work underway to improve Wellington’s electric infrastructure

Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast

Toxic chemicals found in 95 percent of tested baby foods, study finds

Palm Beach County student battling cancer surprises classmates with visit

46 pounds pounds of cocaine found hidden in shipment of oranges at Port Everglades

Confirmed case of bacterial meningitis at Palm Beach State College’s Lake Worth campus

The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County sent a letter Wednesday to students and staff at Palm Beach State College's Lake Worth campus to inform them of a confirmed case of bacterial meningitis.

Mental health program helps veterans

With more than 160,000 veterans in our five-county area, a new program in Palm Beach County is working to help veterans with anything and everything, including mental health.

Police warn Honda drivers that thieves are stealing airbags

They say the thieves are smashing windows and ripping out the airbags.

Local mom fights through tragedy to graduate as a nurse with a renewed purpose

A local mom graduated from nursing school at the Fortis Institute Tuesday night, but her path to the graduation day was filled with challenges much bigger than bookwork and tests.

PBCS board votes 7-0 for new director of school police

Hidden camera found in St. Mary’s Medical Center employee bathroom, police say

37-year-old Vero Beach woman accused of sex with a minor, police say

Banned toxic chemicals linger in schools nationwide; EPA, lawmakers fail to act

Martin County mother urges school board to test for mold at Jensen Beach High School

New Northwood mural introduces changing perceptions for artists and community

Yahoo could owe you up to $358 for data breach

Yahoo users can now file a claim for a piece of the $117.5 million class-action settlement related to massive data breaches.

Man sentenced for 2016 killing in St. Lucie County, sheriff’s office says

A man has been sentenced in connection with a deadly shooting three years ago in St. Lucie County.

Show off your skills in the Solid Waste Authority Coloring Contest

Love coloring and the environment? The Solid Waste Authority Coloring Contest for America Recycles Day is perfect for you!

West Palm Beach man turns $10 into $2 million playing Florida Lottery scratch-off game

A West Palm Beach man just turned $10 into $2 million!

Police: Loud noise at Town Center Mall was caused by janitor who popped balloon

Boca Raton police now say a loud noise that sparked panic and concern at the Town Center Mall on Sunday afternoon was actually caused by a janitor who popped a balloon.

Felicity Huffman starts serving prison time in college scam

A federal judge in Boston sentenced Huffman last month to 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and a year's probation.

Stone crab season begins Tuesday in Florida

Stone crab season begins in Florida on Tuesday, but there are some changes this year.

Bicyclist hit by Palm Beach County school bus in Delray Beach

Delray Beach police said an adult on a bicycle was hit by a Palm Beach County school bus Tuesday morning.

Martin County Sheriff’s Office offers parents advice to crackdown on teen vaping

Local law enforcement say vaping in schools continues to be a problem despite recent health warnings and deaths.

Underage man carried fake McLovin ID in bar, police say

Police say an underage man was in a bar while carrying a fake driver's license featuring the likeness of a movie character.

Brightline/Virgin Trains unveils Phase II, mid-2022 completion

On Monday evening, Brightline/Virgin Trains unveiled it’s complete Phase II plan linking West Palm Beach and Orlando during a much anticipated public information session at the Jupiter Community Center.

Multi-vehicle crash shuts down road in West Palm Beach

A two-vehicle crash with a rollover shut down westbound Forest Hill Blvd. at Haverhill Rd. Monday evening, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

Juvenile hospitalized after getting injured inside Okeeheelee Park

An adolescent was injured at a water park inside Okeecheelee Park Monday evening, according to the Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

Taco Bell seasoned beef recalled due to possible metal shavings

An Ohio company is recalling an undetermined amount of seasoned beef used for taco and burrito filling at Taco Bell locations nationwide that may contain metal shavings.

  Fake Filters? Made-up addresses, strange receipts and copycat websites reveal knock-offs on the market

After several strange clues, a Michigan father questions whether his water filters are authentic. Experts say counterfeit filters are a growing problem in the United States.

Some states honoring indigenous people instead of Columbus

From Minnesota to Vermont, at least five states and Washington, D.C., have done away with Columbus Day celebrations in deference to Native Americans, though the federal Columbus Day remains in place.

What’s open and closed on Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

Columbus/Indigenous Peoples' Day is a federal holiday, so post offices and other government offices are closed.

1 dead, 2 others hurt in Fort Pierce triple shooting

Fort Pierce police said one person was killed and two others were hurt in a shooting early Sunday morning.

Pope tweets at saints, but not those Saints - social media goes wild

Who dat thought the Pope was a Saints fan?

Plane propeller severs Florida woman’s arm, deputies say

Paramedics airlifted her to a hospital in Miami where her condition remains unknown.

Police determine panic at Town Center Mall in Boca Raton was not caused by gunfire

Police responded to multiple reports of shots fired at Town Center Mall in Boca Raton on Sunday, but later determined that no shots were fired.

  ‘Joker’ tops box office again, beats ‘Addams Family’

The R-rated comic book villain origin story had a phenomenal second weekend at the box office, topping the charts once more over newcomers such as the animated "The Addams Family" and the Will Smith action pic "Gemini Man."

Simone Biles sets all-time medal record at gymnastics worlds

Winning her 24th and 25th world championship medals in beam and floor Sunday put the United States gymnast top of the all-time medal charts for the championships.

Police: Disney Cruise Line worker molested 10-year-old child on ship

A former Disney Cruise Line employee is accused of molesting a 10-year-old boy in the children's center on board a cruise ship that sets sail from Port Miami.

Operation Green Light: Chance to get your Florida driver’s license reinstated

Drivers with a suspended license or overdue traffic tickets may be able to get back on the road as early as this weekend.

Family searches for answers from school district after son choked to death during lunch

In 2015, Kedar Williams was left alone while eating. The teenage boy with autism ended up choking on his food and had to be hospitalized for weeks.

New nursing room opens at Martin County Courthouse

The Martin County Courthouse has a new resource to help women improve their work-life balance post-childbirth.

Precautionary boil water notice in effect for parts of Wellington

A precautionary boil water notice has been issued for certain areas in Wellington.

Man pays off lunch debt for Jupiter students, hopes others follow suit

There are angels among us.

Pop-up shop at The Mall at Wellington Green provides relief for Bahamians

It’s called the Abaco Strong Relief Center and it’s a concept that was created by the nonprofit Horses that Help and the company Abaco Freight.

Palm Beach Police Chief calling for change in current “open carry” statute

Right now there's a push to add restrictions to a current law that allows gun owners to open carry in Florida under certain circumstances. This comes after a recent demonstration of gun advocates openly carrying their rifles and guns on the Royal Park Bridge leading into Palm Beach.

  NASA launches satellite to explore where air meets space

NASA launched a satellite on Thursday night to explore the mysterious, dynamic region where air meets space.

Florida men tied to Giuliani, Ukraine probe arrested

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associates of Rudy Giuliani, were arrested Wednesday night trying to flee the country with one-way tickets at Dulles International Airport in Virginia, according to Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan.

Florida man wore female underwear, tried on baby clothes during break-in, deputies say

A 36-year-old Florida man is accused of breaking into a woman's home, threatening her and her baby, forcing her to watch porn while he masturbated, stealing thousands of dollars worth of her property and assaulting her.

Lawmakers to call for disciplinary action against Palm Beach County judge in jury duty case

A Florida state senator and other elected officials will call for disciplinary action against a Palm Beach County judge who sentenced a man to 10 days in jail for missing jury duty.

Fatal shooting investigated in suburban Boynton Beach

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's said a man was shot and killed Wednesday night in unincorporated Boynton Beach.

Body found in cow pasture in suburban Boynton Beach, sheriff’s office says

Authorities are investigating the discovery of a man's body in unincorporated Boynton Beach.

Man arrested for making threat to ‘shoot up’ Juno Beach Pier

A man is facing a serious charge after Juno Beach police said he made a threat to shoot people at the Juno Beach Pier.

Firefighter off work after possible shark attack, strangers stepped in

A local firefighter is off work after being bit by what he believes to be a shark while surfing in the Fort Pierce Inlet.

‘This is a good start.’ St. Lucie County gives tour of new, temporary animal shelter

For the first time, St. Lucie County leaders opened the doors of the new, temporary animal shelter to the public.

Police: Dog found running around traffic in Stuart turned over to Humane Society in Palm City

Stuart police tweeted Wednesday that a dog found running around in traffic on SE Federal Highway and Central Parkway.

Teen on mission to get fruit trees to the Bahamas

Xain Lawracy isn’t like many other 16-year-olds. When he’s not in school, you can find him at any number of plant nurseries and fruit groves.

Wellington horse season galloping in early

Wellington is known as the Winter Equestrian Capital of the World, and the village is seeing an early jump into the busy winter season.

Blue Bell recalling some Butter Crunch half gallons due to broken tool pieces

Blue Bell Ice Cream is recalling select lots of it’s Butter Crunch Ice Cream made at its Sylacauga plant because they contain pieces of a broken plastic tool according to the FDA.

  Florida men poured beer in gator’s mouth, police say

Timothy Kepke and Noah Osborne have been charged after a video allegedly showed them pouring beer down an alligator's throat.

Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old boy in Orlando canceled; child fine, mother arrested

A Florida Amber Alert issued Wednesday morning for a missing 2-year-old boy from Orlando has been canceled.

Project Grow gives formerly homeless, low-income students great opportunities

A Palm Beach County organization is giving children who were once homeless the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.

  Turkey launches offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Turkey launched airstrikes, fired artillery and began a ground offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria on Wednesday after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, paving the way for an assault on forces that have long been allied with the United States.

Boil water notice issued in Boynton Beach

Boynton Beach Utilities on Tuesday issued a precautionary boil water notice after a water treatment plant experienced an electrical issue Tuesday that caused low water pressure for a short time.

Public invited to comment on accreditation assessment of Fort Pierce police

Fort Pierce residents are encouraged to submit their input on the Fort Pierce Police Department as assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation evaluate the department.

Some railroad crossing delays possible in Jupiter as Brightline prepares for rail work

Drivers may have to wait a few extra minutes at railroad crossings in northern Palm Beach County as Brightline, soon to become Virgin Trains USA, continues its expansion north.

Fundraiser in North Palm Beach helping boy battling cancer

A Wednesday event in North Palm Beach is helping a little boy battling brain cancer.

Port St. Lucie Police Department looking to hire officers

The Port St. Lucie Police Department said Tuesday they are looking to hire!

Immigration lawyers preparing for green card rule change

In just a week, some immigrant families will face new challenges as they try to become permanent residents or U.S. citizens.

Indian River County School Board passes a resolution to target growing vaping concerns

The Indian River County School Board passed a resolution Tuesday night addressing vaping concerns for children and teenagers.

Aerial reconnaissance brings comfort to Bahamians searching for pets

Weeks after Hurricane Dorian, Kathy Bussert’s home in Marsh Harbour remains nothing more than a foundation. She also lost three pets, two cats and a 12-year-old Chihuahua named Sox.

West Palm Beach City Administrator Jeff Green resigns

West Palm Beach City Administrator Jeff Green has resigned, according to an announcement from the city.

  Eagles announce ‘Hotel California’ tour with orchestra and choir

The band will perform the 1976 Grammy-winning album from “beginning to end."