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1 hr ago | WPTV Local News
Trying to but the brakes on hit-and-run drivers, a South Florida state legislator is pushing for stiffer penalties for driver who flee in response to a growing number of wrecks.
Do gun control laws need to be more or less strict than they are now?
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6 hrs ago | WESH-TV
NOW TO THE SOCIAL MEDIA 'SELFIE" ... That GOT A LAKE WORTH ARRESTED ON 142 FELONY CHARGES.
9 hrs ago | Business Journal
Landmark Bank N.A. will make it first foray outside of Broward County as it opens a branch in Boca Raton.
11 hrs ago | Boca News Now
A Merick, NY teen remains in the Palm Beach County Jail this morning following his arrest by the Boca Raton Police department.
12 hrs ago | WPTV Local News
A fatal pedestrian accident Sunday night along Haverhill Road has led to one arrest, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
Hundreds of residents gathered along the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway on Sunday evening to watch decked-out holiday boats float by in the 51st annual Pompano Beach Boat Parade.
Depending on where you live in the state, the largest group of Hispanics may be Mexicans, Puerto Ricans or Cubans.
Fire rescue crews found two dogs in an abandoned mobile home fire in suburban West Palm Beach on Sunday morning, said Captain Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.
Federal health officials, after encouraging alternate sign-up methods amid the fumbled rollout of their online insurance website, began quietly urging counselors around the country this week to stop using paper applications to enroll people in health insurance because of concerns those applications would not be processed in time.
Still shaking off the ill-effects of the worst recession in recent memory, nine city and village managers speaking Tuesday at the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce's "State of the Cities" luncheon painted a mostly rosy picture of their towns for the upcoming fiscal year starting Oct. 1, saying the worst of the economic downturn appears ... (more)
"It's been a really good season, we have very few rooms, maybe four or five," said Cathy Balestriere, the manager at Crane's Beach House.
A second driver is now behind bars, accused of taking part in an impromptu race that left an unwitting Fran Abel dead.
A major investigation is underway in Boca Raton following a bank robbery late Thursday at the TD Bank at 2301 North Federal Highway.
The man arrested after photos of him flashing guns and cash popped up on his Instagram feed didn't help himself when officers filling out his arrest report asked for his occupation.
Florida's anti-mask law is rarely invoked in arrests and even more rarely prosecuted in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested the teen, 16, on Thursday. He faces sexual battery and molestation charges, according to an arrest report.