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  1. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    It's the simple things in life that sometimes we take for granted, like a clean shave or a clean shower. A Riviera Beach-based charity has been raising the spirits of our most vulnerable population in Palm Beach County, giving free showers and hygiene supplies to the homeless.

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  2. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    It's the simple things in life that sometimes we take for granted, like a clean shave or a clean shower. A Riviera Beach-based charity has been raising the spirits of our most vulnerable population in Palm Beach County, giving free showers and hygiene supplies to the homeless.

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  3. Fort Pierce family packing up large family to be closer to son with rare diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Treasure Coast family is willing to uproot their entire life to be with their little boy fighting a rare disease. Max Lewis suffers from a rare autoimmune disease, causing countless infections in his body.

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  4. Mother claims family forced off plane after baby kicked seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The airline says the family was asked to leave because the parents were making threats, not because of their baby. FORT LAUDERDALE, FL A family of five says they were kicked off a JetBlue flight in south Florida when their baby kicked the seat in front of her, but the airline says the parents' behavior was to blame for the incident.

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  5. Firework explodes in 6-year-old Florida boy's handRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 6 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Sun Sentinel reports Fort Lauderdale police spokeswoman Tracy Figone says the boy was in the front yard with his 18-year-old sister on Wednesday evening when the fireworks exploded in his hand. Figone says there was debris in the yard from fireworks used the night before.

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  6. Florida man injures hand in fireworks incidentRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 4 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Deputy Chief Timothy Heiser says the 25-year-old man was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening. News outlets report that a man in nearby Plantation lost at least one finger while handling a firework.

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  7. Sheriff won't let mom visit hospitalized, jailed daughterRead the original story

    Monday Jul 3 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Florida sheriff's office is blocking a woman from visiting her critically ill daughter in the hospital despite a judge's order. The Miami Herald reported Monday that the Broward Sheriff's Office refused Lucy Moss' attempt to visit her 26-year-old daughter, Kristin Carare, on Sunday even after State Circuit Judge Jose Izquierdo permitted her visitations.

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  8. The Latest: Judge: Jail must release critically ill womanRead the original story

    Monday Jul 3 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Latest on a mother's effort to visit her critically ill daughter who has been in a Florida jail : A judge has ordered a Florida sheriff's office to release a critically ill woman from custody so her mother can visit her in the hospital. The Miami Herald reports that state Circuit Judge Barbara Duffy ordered the Broward Sheriff's Office Monday to release 26-year-old Kristin Carare from custody.

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  9. Man hit and killed by train in FloridaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 28 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Local news outlets report that according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue the person died Tuesday afternoon after being hit by a train south of Lake Worth. Tri-Rail said on Twitter that police activity delayed traffic on the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach commuter line.

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  10. 5 men nabbed in Florida beach in apparent smuggling attemptRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 27 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A U.S. Border Patrol official says the men from different nationalities were caught Monday near the waterfront Hyatt Regency hotel in Fort Lauderdale. Miami Division Chief Todd Bryant says federal authorities and local police continue to look in the area for more suspects who were involved.

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  11. Alabama man shot in Turks and Caicos, recovering in FloridaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 27 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A tourist from Alabama is recovering in a Florida hospital after authorities say he was robbed and shot while vacationing with his family in Turks and Caicos. News outlets report Newman underwent surgery at a hospital in Turks and Caicos and was in a medically induced coma when he was flown to a hospital in Fort Lauderdale for further treatment.

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  12. Vending machines to give 100,000 free books to Florida kidsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 25 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Thanks to a new reading program, four vending machines will be installed Tuesday throughout Broward County to distribute 100,000 children's books. This year the program is adding bilingual Spanish and English books.

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  13. 1 dead, 4 injured after Florida block party turns violentRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 24 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Florida man is dead and four others were injured after someone started shooting into a crowd gathered at a neighborhood block party. The Fort Lauderdale Police Department said that the shooting occurred early Saturday morning.

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  14. Boaters on sinking boat rescued by coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    North Korea has denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma. North Korea has denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma.

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  15. Florida doctor accused of illegally distributing pillsRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Dr. Williem Ouw spent a week in a Fort Lauderdale jail following his June 15 arrest. He was released Wednesday on a $500,000 bond.

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  16. Police: Florida man killed teen he solicited online for sexRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The body of a teen found in a plastic storage container buried in a Florida backyard led to murder charges against a man who police say solicited her online for sex. The Broward County Sheriff's Office said Friday 25-year-old Tyquan Pearson was arrested Wednesday in Norfolk, Virginia, and charged with murder in the death of 19-year-old Brittany Taylor.

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  17. The Latest: Alaska warrant issued for airport shooterRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    An arrest warrant was being issued Wednesday for 27-year-old Esteban Santiago for failing to appear at a sentencing hearing on an earlier domestic violence charge in Anchorage. The judge issued the warrant after court workers could not reach him on the phone to participate in the hearing from Florida.

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  18. Attorney: ex-NFL star Irvin innocent of sex battery claimsRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    An attorney says a completed police investigation in Florida shows former NFL star Michael Irvin is innocent of sexual battery claims made by a female acquaintance. Irvin lawyer Kenneth Padowitz said at a news conference Tuesday that prosecutors should drop the case after reviewing the police investigation.

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  19. Car driving erratically hits, kills woman at bus stopRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A woman who was sitting at a Florida bus stop was killed when two cars that police said were driving "recklessly" caused a chain reaction crash that left at least seven people injured.

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  20. The Latest: Huge outlet mall closed due to Florida floodingRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Officials at Sawgrass Mills said in a tweet Wednesday morning that they'll continue to assess the situation throughout the day. News outlets reported that the parking lot was littered on Tuesday evening with cars that had flooded or stalled because of standing water.

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