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10 min ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Crime down in Broward and Palm | Search: Crime stats

Crime in Broward and Palm Beach counties took a dip in 2013 and remained in line with the state's overall decline in criminal offenses, according to reports released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement on Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Boynton Beach woman charged with animal cruelty for locking dog in filthy cage

Sasuke was locked in a wire cage, left out on the third floor balcony of a South Florida apartment, with his muzzle duct taped so he wouldn't annoy the landlord.

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Related Topix: Boynton Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

WPBF

News To Go: Wednesday Midday Mobile Update

I'M PAUL LAGRONE WITH YOUR NEWS TO GO.A LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT IS OUT ON BOND AFTER GETTING LOCKED UP FOR THREATENING A TEACHER.19 YEAR OLD CALEB GILMORE WAS ARRESTED MONDAY AFTER POLICE SAY HE THREATENED HIS PALM BEACH LAKES HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER WHO SAW HIM GOING THROUGH ANOTHER STUDENT'S BACK PACK.GILMORE FACES SIMPLE ASSAULT CHARGES.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Woman who killed ex in South Florida now convicted of trying to kill son

A woman who was found not guilty of murdering her husband in Palm Beach County 22 years ago has now been convicted of trying to kill her son in Las Vegas, prosecutors there said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Palm Beach, FL

WPTV Local News

Deputies arrest woman after dog found duct taped

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office has arrested a suburban Boynton Beach woman on charges of animal cruelty after deputies discovered a dog in her custody had been wrapped in duct tape and left on the porch in a cage.

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Related Topix: Boynton Beach, FL, Animal Rights

WPTV Local News

Fans upset over the silencing of the KVJ show

Fans of the Kevin, Virginia and Jason Show were upset when their favorite morning show left West Palm Beach Top 40 station "Wild 95.5" last year after a successful 14-year run.

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Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Arrest made in The Acreage bus stop crash

The driver suspected of hitting a 9-year-old in The Acreage on March 4 is in custody, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Royal Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

Daily Business Review

Prosecutors Must Turn Over Docs In Billionaire Sex Offender Jeffrey Epstein Case

A federal appeals court has ordered prosecutors to turn over documents about plea discussions with former Palm Beach billionaire and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in a loss for his celebrity attorney Roy Black.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, West Palm Beach, FL

Business Journal

Yacht club site sells for $10M, homes planned

A vacant, waterfront site in the Frenchman's Yacht Club subdivision of Palm Beach Gardens sold for $10 million.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Jupiter, FL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Palm Beach joins parent dress code debate | Video

Forget the 3 R's. Palm Beach County schools say parents need to learn the 3 S's of attire -- sexy, scanty and slovenly and how to avoid wearing them at school.

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WPBF

Victim says man assaulted her after night out at Fort Lauderdale club

A man was arrested in Palm Beach County about two months after a woman says she was sexually assaulted following a night out at a Fort Lauderdale club.

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Related Topix: Boynton Beach, FL

WPBF

Gas stations now required to post cash, credit prices

RIGHT NOW, WE'RE PAYING MORE FOR GAS THAN MOST PEOPLE IN THE COUNTRY. AND THANKS TO A NEW LAW THAT JUST PASSED... YOU'RE GOING TO KNOW FOR SURE JUST HOW MUCH YOU'RE PAYING AT THE PUMP.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Broward-Palm Beach

Two Parents Arrested After Attacking West Palm Beach School Bus Driver, Third Being Sought

Two people have been arrested, and one more remains at large, after angry parents beat up a Palm Beach County bus driver last week.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, West Palm Beach, FL

WPBF

Suspects in high-speed police chase due in court Tuesday

SPEED CHASE THIS AFTERNOON IN NORTHERN PALM BEACH COUNTY. The suspects shot at a police officer.

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Related Topix: North Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Victims win right to see terms of 'lenient' plea agreement for billionaire sex offender

UNDATED -- June 29, 2008 -- FINANCIAL-ADVISER-JAIL -- Jeffrey E. Epstein as seen on the Palm Beach Post link to Palm Beach County Booking Blotter.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, Prison, West Palm Beach, FL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WPBF

Active scene an hour after chase ends in residential neighborhood

Police had a busy morning in North Palm Beach on Monday, taking into custody at least one person who led them on a high-speed chase that also included gunfire.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Bail set at $600,000 for ex-West Palm pain doctor charged in overdose deaths

A former Palm Beach County doctor charged with manslaughter for the overdose deaths of two patients will be able to await his trial from the comforts of his $2.7 million waterfront home in West Palm Beach.

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WPBF

Bus drivers protest outside school district after colleague attacked

About 30 bus drivers protested Monday outside Palm Beach County School District headquarters, demanding safety improvements after one of their own was attacked by parents.

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Broward-Palm Beach

KeroWACKED Multimedia Music and Arts Festival

The Boynton Beach Art District presented the second-annual KeroWACKED Multimedia Music and Arts Fest.

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Related Topix: Boynton Beach, FL

Exigi.com

Me-TV Launches On WPTV

Starting today Me-TV is officially broadcasting in Palm Beach County. The digital network known for airing some of the best classic television programs is available over the air on WPTV digital 5.2, and on Comcast channel 216.

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