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Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets.

Brady selling customized SUV for $300,000

Teacher weighs in on retiring during COVID-19 pandemic

Organizations in Palm Beach County helping to feed families

West Palm Beach prepares for hurricane season during pandemic

Evictions set to resume in Florida next week

FBI: Florida man scouted terror targets and attack weapons

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Debate over businesses mandating masks continues

HBO Max launches, but without Roku, Amazon Fire TV users

Suspect arrested after fatal shooting near Lantana

New ‘Hunger Games’ book sells more than 500,000 copies

  ‘Bummed out’: SpaceX launch scrubbed because of bad weather

New warning after 9 skimmers found inside local gas pumps

South Florida community leaders react to the killing of George Floyd

South Florida community leaders say the video showing the brutal killing of George Floyd is wake-up call that policy and perception need to change.

School honors principal who died from coronavirus

A school in Palm Beach County paid their respects Wednesday and celebrated the legacy of their principal who died last month from the coronavirus.

School honors principal who died from coronavirus

A school in Palm Beach County paid their respects Wednesday and celebrated the legacy of their principal who died last month from the coronavirus.

Positive coronavirus tests reported among migrant children

New testing for COVID-19 among the migrant population in Lake Worth Beach is showing positive cases, especially among the very young.

ARM calls for harsh punishment for alleged horse abuser

Police ID body found in West Palm Beach waterway

‘From Man to Martian’ offers kids space possibilities

New Netflix series chronicles Epstein abuse, scandal

NASA veteran gives analysis of upcoming SpaceX launch

First female firefighter in Delray Beach now has firefighter daughter

Woman found stabbed to death at Port St. Lucie home

A woman was stabbed to death and a man is being questioned after an overnight homicide in Port St. Lucie, said police.

Coronavirus death toll spikes by 60 in state, including 5 in Palm Beach County

Coronavirus deaths in Florida climbed by 60 to 2,319, including Palm Beach County rising by 5 to 320, as numbers spiked after lower increases during the holiday weekend, the Florida Department of Health announced Wednesday morning.

Body of St. Lucie woman found in serial rape suspect's car

The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office revealed gruesome new details Wednesday in the case of a serial rape suspect arrested last week.

  Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts for 5 days in June

Krispy Kreme is extending its free doughnut giveaway promotion to give customers more opportunities to swing by and pick up a sweet treat.

Disney World plans to open some parks on July 11

The theme park will require employees and guests to wear masks and get temperature checks at park entrances.

Florida revenues fall by nearly $900 million amid pandemic

The state of Florida might have lost nearly $900 million in tax revenues in April, as the coronavirus pandemic siphoned away tourist dollars and other revenues from the state’s coffers.

Florida revenues fall by nearly $900 million amid pandemic

The state of Florida might have lost nearly $900 million in tax revenues in April, as the coronavirus pandemic siphoned away tourist dollars and other revenues from the state’s coffers.

2 men charged with stealing 93 sea turtle eggs on Singer Island

Both men have had previous encounters with the law for mishandling sea turtle eggs.

Historic SpaceX launch postponed for weather concerns

Bad weather has postponed Wednesday's first launch of NASA astronauts from Florida in nine years. The next attempt will be Saturday at 3:22 p.m.

Tropical Storm Bertha forms near South Carolina

Tropical Storm Bertha has formed.

Space sought as demand for summer camps grow

Governor DeSantis has given the green light for youth activities to reopen, including summer camps. But the COVID -19 pandemic is posing a space and logistics nightmare for groups like the YMCA.

  ‘100 deadliest days’ begin for teen drivers

With the unofficial start to summer in full swing, Florida has officially entered what many call the "100 deadliest days for teen drivers.

NASA still ‘go for launch’ despite weather concerns

Weather conditions threatening to scrub the nation’s first astronaut launch in nine years are improving, NASA said Tuesday.

Walt Disney World presenting plans for reopening parks

Disney World and SeaWorld Orlando will present their proposals for phased reopenings before an Orange County task force on Wednesday, said Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings.

Large demand for summer camps in Palm Beach County

Governor DeSantis has given the green light for youth activities to reopen, including summer camps. But the COVID -19 pandemic is posing a space and logistics nightmare for groups like the YMCA.

Heavy rains leave flooded roads, severe damage in parts of Hobe Sound

Hobe Sound is left saturated with some areas receiving upwards of 10 inches of rain in the last 3 days, and lightning and downpours returned for another round on Tuesday.

DeSantis appoints judge, lawyer to Florida Supreme Court

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday he appointed two new members to the Florida Supreme Court during a news conference in Miami at the Miami-Dade Public Library.

Boca Raton Fire Rescue investigating suspicious substance found in mailbox

The incident occurred in the 1700 block of SW Eight Street.

Park design and cost up for debate in Boca Raton

A new waterfront park needs final approval from Boca Raton leaders.

HVAC company donates appliances, services to deserving West Palm Beach woman

Pure gratitude from West Palm Beach resident Mary Romano.

Virtual graduations start this week

Families are preparing for virtual graduations this week.

Owner says Boca Raton business too small for pandemic aid

A Boca Raton small business owner said she is unable to receive federal or state loans during the pandemic because her business is too small.

Planning for the next school year

The end of the school year is here, but many questions remain over how the new school year will begin.

  Deputies remove 9 skimmers from 8 gas pumps at Okeechobee County gas station

Detectives believe the perpetrator (s) are targeting Gilbraco gas pumps and purchasing circuit boards, attaching the skimmers and replacing them in the pumps.

  Hard Rock Stadium to become drive-in movie theater

The Miami Dolphins are creating two outdoor movie theaters at Hard Rock Stadium.

Beverly Ann Brown: Missing Singer Island woman located, police say

Riviera Beach police said Tuesday evening that Beverly Ann Brown has been located.

West Palm woman inspires others to donate food for needy

A West Palm Beach woman is empowering her community to give back while self isolating in her own home.

Park inhabitants wait for emergency shelter amid storms, flooding

The heavy rains and flash flooding is taking a physical and emotional toll on those who don't have a roof over their heads, particularly at John Prince Park, where the homeless are still waiting on an emergency shelter in Palm Beach County to open.

Dentists, other offices implement PPE fee

Florida has reopened many services like beauty salons, dentist offices and gyms this month after closures for weeks.

  Six Flags announces new safety measures for when parks reopen

If you are planning a trip to Six Flags this year, you will need to know about the new policies the company has put in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

  Hobe Sound neighborhood flooded by heavy rains

Downpours the last few days have left behind a flood of trouble in several parts of South Florida.

Florida Keys man arrested for kicking chicken

A Florida Keys man was arrested Monday after he kicked a chicken during an argument with his girlfriend, deputies say.

No coronavirus deaths reported in Palm Beach County for 3 days; state toll up 5

For the third day in a row, no coronavirus deaths were reported in Palm Beach County as the toll rose by 7 to 2,259 in the state after a holiday weekend, the Florida Department of Health announced Tuesday morning.

Palm Beach family makes the most of closed hotel

While every family will remember the pandemic differently, the family who owns the historic Colony Hotel will remember it in full color.

’Incomprehensible’: Police say World War I monument vandalized on Memorial Day in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh police are investigating after they discovered a World War I memorial vandalized on Memorial Day.

NASA ready for lift off ahead of SpaceX astronaut launch

NASA is holding a briefing on Wednesday's scheduled SpaceX launch.

DeSantis appoints judge, lawyer to Florida Supreme Court

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday he appointed two new members to the Florida Supreme Court during a news conference in Miami at the Miami-Dade Public Library.

Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness

Radio Recliner is a pirate radio station run strictly by retirees to help other older adults deal with isolation and loneliness during the pandemic.

  JAFCO: Resources for parents with special needs children

The tragic death of a boy on the autism spectrum in Miami has prompted the immediate opening of a center for children with special needs in South Florida. The Jewish Adoption and Family Care Options center is re-opening it's Children's Ability Center which had been closed due to COVID-19.

Disturbance over Florida has 30% chance for development

The soggy weather over South Florida for the last few days prompted a special weather statement Monday by the National Hurricane Center.

Remembering the lives lost on Memorial Day

Customers are enjoying a rainy day indoors at Caffe Luna Rosa in Delray Beach. Though the restaurant can only have diners at 50 percent capacity due to the pandemic guidelines, there's a table here that will sit empty.

No testing at FITTEAM Ballpark Tuesday due to flooding

Patients who are scheduled for testing at the site Tuesday, can reschedule their appointments by calling the testing hotline Tuesday.

Shoppers hit the stores looking for Memorial Day deals

As retail stores reopen across South Florida, Memorial Day sales are enticing customers to return.

Florida farmers eligible for coronavirus aid

Federal funding will soon be available for Florida farmers still recovering from the pandemic.

West Palm man walks to Tallahassee for unemployment answers

A West Palm Beach man just completed a 400-mile walk to Tallahassee to raise concerns regarding unemployment benefits in Florida.

Boca Raton non-profit helping veterans connect around the globe

Connected Warriors’ is a Boca Raton non-profit that helps active service members and veterans connect and destress using yoga.

Weather washes out businesses looking to rebound

The wet weather washed away sales for many businesses hoping to bounce back.

Delray Beach mayor wants outdoor seating expanded on Atlantic Avenue

Cities across South Florida are adapting to restaurants expanding into the street to provide more seating amid the coronavirus.

Short-term vacation rentals resume on the Treasure Coast

As part of Florida’s reopening, the state this weekend gave the green light for vacation and short-term rentals along the Treasure Coast.

Delray Beach rescinds all previous beach restrictions

The city of Delray Beach announced Sunday they have lifted all previous restrictions at their beaches.

Veterans loaded with gear march to honor fallen troops

A group of South Florida veterans didn’t let the COVID-19 pandemic nor heavy rain stop their Memorial Day weekend mission to ruck march through Broward and Palm Beach Counties in honor of those who died while serving in the Armed Forces.

  NBA star gives $1,000 tip to Delray Beach waitress

Another sports star showed some serious gratitude to South Florida restaurant workers with a sizable tip.

Rep. Mast delivers remarks at South Florida National Cemetery

About a dozen service members gathered at the South Florida National Cemetery for a small private ceremony to honor fallen service members.

Felon arrested after streaming video of himself arrested

Authorities say a 25-year-old felon wanted for violation of probation was arrested after sheriff’s deputies in Florida were notified he was streaming on Facebook Live.

  Florida baseball team lists stadium on AirBnB for $1,500

A Florida team is selling people the “ultimate baseball experience” by putting their ocean-view stadium up for rent on AirBnB for $1,500 a night.

Semi-truck crash blocked I-95 S in St. Lucie Co. for hours

An overturned tractor-trailer blocked all lanes on I-95 southbound.

Florida man charged after toddler seen running on highway

A Florida man has been arrested after a driver spotted a runaway toddler in diapers on a highway near midnight.

Judge rules against Florida on felons paying fines to vote

A 2016 ballot measure approved by voters to restore the right to vote for felons has been making its way through the courts.