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JUST IN: Gov. Scott vetoes bill to tear down 'liquor wall'

Pointing to concerns about preserving small-business jobs, Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday vetoed a heavily debated and lobbied measure that supporters said would repeal a relic of the nation’s emergence from Prohibition. The so called “liquor wall” law, which requires hard spirits to be sold in separate facilities from most retail goods, will remain in place after Scott’s veto...


Kasich wants ‘voice’ in 2020; tuning it up now with book, West Palm talk

Kasich wants ‘voice’ in 2020; tuning it up now with book, West Palm talk

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who was the last Republican standing against Donald Trump in 2016 and refused to endorse him in the general election, says in a new book that it’s time for “thinking, feeling Americans to come together in support of the Trump administration.” But Kasich — who will appear in West Palm Beach at a Forum Club of the Palm Beaches lunch on Friday to promote...
Ariana Grande’s fans offer sympathy, support: ‘This is NOT your fault’

Ariana Grande’s fans offer sympathy, support: ‘This is NOT your fault’

“This is NOT your fault. please stay strong.” Twitter user Sebastian Olzanski’s simple, comforting line is only one of more than 130,000 responses to the distraught “broken” message that singer Ariana Grande sent to fans in the wake of the devastating explosion at her Manchester, England concert on Monday that left 22 fans dead and more than 50 injured. And...
Appeals court upholds life sentence for Dunkin’ Donuts armed robber

Appeals court upholds life sentence for Dunkin’ Donuts armed robber

A month after two men involved in a brutal 2008 armed robbery at Dunkin’ Donuts in Delray Beach persuaded the Florida Supreme Court to throw out their convictions on charges of attempted murder, an appeals court on Wednesday threw ice on any celebration they may have been planning. The 4th District Court of Appeal, based in West Palm Beach, refused to throw out Calvin Weatherspoon&rsquo...
Police ID boy, 6, who died after found motionless in pool

Police ID boy, 6, who died after found motionless in pool

UPDATE, 6:15 p.m.: Police have identified the boy who died after being pulled from a Port St. Lucie pool; as 6-year-old Guyverson Perrie-Charles. Original Story: A 6-year-old boy is dead after he was pulled from a pool in Port St. Lucie, according to city police. At 3:45 p.m., police were called to the Peacock Run Apartments, on the 5500 block of northwest Torino Parkway just east of Interstate-95...
LATEST: Prostitution ring busted; three face human-trafficking charges

LATEST: Prostitution ring busted; three face human-trafficking charges

At trailer homes in suburban Lake Worth and in Martin County, Miguel Angel Alvarez Maradiaga oversaw the family business — brothels and prostitution houses, authorities said. With various men working under his command, Maradiaga sold the sexual services of women brought to South Florida from the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico and other countries from Central and South...
NEW: ‘Cash Me Outside’ girl’s tour demands? Fidget spinners, pizza

NEW: ‘Cash Me Outside’ girl’s tour demands? Fidget spinners, pizza

Cash her outside, so long as you have a set of fidget spinners, Domino’s pizzas and a fruit platter with no pineapples, how bow dah? Danielle Bregoli, the Boynton Beach teen who rose to Internet fame after her appearance on The Dr. Phil Show, has made her list of demands for her upcoming tour, according to TMZ. Bregoli’s demands include a stay in hotels rated at least 4...
What Trump book got this Palm Beach author a quick publishing deal?

What Trump book got this Palm Beach author a quick publishing deal?

Got a good story about President Trump in Palm Beach? Journalist and author Laurence Leamer wants to hear it. The ink is still drying on the part-time Palm Beach resident’s new contract to write “Trump’s Palm Beach,” a book about Donald Trump and the Town of Palm Beach. “The arc of the book is Trump’s journey in Palm Beach, how he changed and how Palm...
NEW: The local artist behind President Trump’s gift to Pope Francis

NEW: The local artist behind President Trump’s gift to Pope Francis

His art has been displayed in museums across the country. His iconic sculpture represents the city where he lives. And his artwork has earned him international acclaim. Now, one of his pieces sits in the Vatican, a gift from President Donald Trump to Pope Francis. Stuart-based artist Geoffrey Smith’s “Rising Above” sculpture was one of several items given by the president...
Before Ivanka Trump, Dina Merrill was Palm Beach’s first blond princess

Before Ivanka Trump, Dina Merrill was Palm Beach’s first blond princess

Nedenia Marjorie Hutton was the first blond princess of Mar-a-Lago, the first beautiful little girl to sleep in the silver-leafed canopy bed of the nursery and study the rhymes written in the tiles of her bathroom. Her parents, Marjorie Merriweather Post and E.F. Hutton, called her “Deenie.” Deenie’s room later became Ivanka Trump’s room, and Deenie became “Dina...
Post Time: Memorial Day; we salute local man who saved lives in WWII

Post Time: Memorial Day; we salute local man who saved lives in WWII

Readers: Memorial Day is Monday. Unlike Veterans Day, designed to honor all who served, Memorial Day is intended to salute those who died in service. But we’re going to cheat a little to tell a story that came to us in April. It’s from the daughter of a Jupiter man who’s a hero not because he died in battle — he died at 95 in January— but because of the people who, thanks...
Coveted location: Here’s what’s replacing Rustic Inn on Jupiter Inlet

Coveted location: Here’s what’s replacing Rustic Inn on Jupiter Inlet

Now that the Rustic Inn Seafood Crabhouse is closed, what’s going to happen to that building on some of the most coveted waterfront property in north county? The answer is a unique venue — an upscale hospitality destination for weddings , distinctive catering, and skillfully executed food service management, says the chief executive officer of The Lessing’s Hospitality Group, which...
Memorial Day 2017: Fun facts, info about these Florida beaches

Memorial Day 2017: Fun facts, info about these Florida beaches

We love our Florida beaches! With Palm Beach County’s 45-mile long Atlantic shoreline, there are lots of beautiful beaches to choose. And if you like uncrowded beaches, or want to enjoy the perfect spot to grab breakfast at the beach, we found those too!  Here we break down the main attractions and facts on each beach from Tequesta to Boca Raton. Vital statistics: 15 acres...
NEW: Florida university student arrested for changing F grade to B

NEW: Florida university student arrested for changing F grade to B

A student from the University of Central Florida broke into a school building and logged onto a computer to switch his grade from an F to B, university police reported. While he would have gotten an A for effort, the incident landed him in the Orange County Jail, according to the Orlando Sentinel.  Sami Ammar, 22, was charged with a felony of accessing a computer electronic device with knowledge...
BREAKING: Crews respond to rollover crash near Boynton Beach

BREAKING: Crews respond to rollover crash near Boynton Beach

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue is responding to rollover crash west of Boynton Beach Wednesday evening. Injuries are unknown at this time. Crews were called to a rollover crash just west of Jog Road on Boynton Beach Boulevard after 7 p.m. When first responders arrived at the scene, a single vehicle was found on its side, according to authorities. It’s unclear what led up to the crash, if any...
Council potentially paves way for new Wellington Elder Care facility

Council potentially paves way for new Wellington Elder Care facility

The Wellington Village Council seems to have paved the way for a second building at the Wellington Elder Care facility on Lily Court. The roadblock in the way of the project was a rule that prevented these types of facilities from being within 1,000 feet of each other. With this unanimous vote, the council now has the power to approve up to four within a half mile. This vote does not allow Wellington...
Police: Foster parent and Uber driver sexually assaulted ride customer

Police: Foster parent and Uber driver sexually assaulted ride customer

For two decades, Gary Timothy Kitchings was the guy people admired. Father of an adopted child. “House parent” at foster homes. Loyal husband to a longtime wife fighting cancer. Author of inspirational blogs. But early Sunday in the darkness of his 2016 Nissan’s front seat, Jupiter police allege, he was a sexual predator who exploited the crush of people leaving SunFest, along...
NEW: CBO says revised health bill still leaves 23M without coverage

NEW: CBO says revised health bill still leaves 23M without coverage

It was 24 million. Now it’s 23 million. Fewer people would be pushed out of health coverage over 10 years under a revised House bill that gives states more options, according to a new Congressional Budget Office report released late Wednesday afternoon. The bill would cut the federal deficit by $119 billion over 10 years, $32 billion less than before. Just don’t count on the latest report...
Melania Trump follows Princess Diana, Mother Teresa with Rome hospital visit

Melania Trump follows Princess Diana, Mother Teresa with Rome hospital visit

First lady Melania Trump visits the Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesu in Vatican City. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images) First lady and part-time Palm Beach resident Melania Trump visited a children’s hospital in Vatican City today as President Donald Trump‘s five-nation tour continued.
READ: President Donald Trump’s Memorial Day proclamation

READ: President Donald Trump’s Memorial Day proclamation

President Donald Trump on Wednesday issued a proclamation declaring Monday to be Memorial Day. The proclamation notes a law passed by Congress in 2000 that sets a National Moment of Remembrance for one minute beginning at 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day. Trump’s proclamation also follows tradition by directing all U.S. flags to be lowered to half-staff until noon on Memorial Day, then raised...
Memorial Day 2017: Perfect spots for your picnic

Memorial Day 2017: Perfect spots for your picnic

At lunch on a recent workday, I had the need to nosh outside in the fresh air. With my delicious salad from Aioli in hand, I headed out to one of my favorite picnic spots in West Palm (pictured above). Can you guess the location? Here’s a hint: The backdrop of the Intracoastal makes for a perfect lunch companion. Give up? It’s George S. Petty Park. (You can look it up. Take your time...
JUST IN: 9 arrested for illegally harvesting alligators, eggs

JUST IN: 9 arrested for illegally harvesting alligators, eggs

Nine people were arrested and more than 10,000 illegally harvested alligator eggs found after a statewide investigation into alligator farms. “This massive criminal operation dealing in American alligators and their eggs undermines legitimate farmers operating legally,” Florida Attorney General Bondi said in a news release.  Those arrested illegally took wild alligators and their...
How much to fix Lake Worth’s pool? Apparently, no one has a clue

How much to fix Lake Worth’s pool? Apparently, no one has a clue

Remember the old game show “What’s My Line?” Well, Lake Worth is playing its own version called “Which Numbers Do You Believe?” This year, an independent aquatics expert hired by the city to assess the pool and how to fix it, told city commissioners it would cost $4.6 million to upgrade and repair the pool, built in 1971. READ: Lake Worth...
NEW: Fire rescue responds to brush fires across Palm Beach County

NEW: Fire rescue responds to brush fires across Palm Beach County

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue responded to several brush fires across the county Wednesday afternoon. West of Jupiter, crews were called to a small fire near Curry Comb Court and Jupiter Farms Road. Fire rescue said the fire is under control at this time. Just northeast of the fire, fire fighters were called to another fire on the 6000 block of Whitetail Lane, north of Center Street along the Loxahatchee...
NEW: Cops looking for man who flashed shoppers at Florida Target

NEW: Cops looking for man who flashed shoppers at Florida Target

Authorities are searching for a man who is accused of flashing shoppers at Target. Clermont police say a man exposed himself as he sat in vehicle outside of a Target last week, leading Target to send out a memo to its employees regarding the incident, according to WKMG. The next day, an employee from the Starbucks located inside of the Target was approached in the parking lot by a man asking...
Palm Beach County home prices up 6.5%, hit post-recession high

Palm Beach County home prices up 6.5%, hit post-recession high

Palm Beach County home values continued to surge in April, a month when the typical sale price reached a post-crash high. The median price of a single-family home sold in April rose to $327,000, a 6.5 percent increase from a year ago and up slightly from March’s $325,000, the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches said Wednesday. PREVIOUS STORY: Selling your home? It’s a seller&rsquo...
Flurry of restaurant openings and closings dot Boynton Beach

Flurry of restaurant openings and closings dot Boynton Beach

There’s been a revolving door of sorts in Boynton Beach with restaurants so here’s an update on the latest comings and goings. (I have to give you a little warning, though… there is some bad news regarding one shop. Ugh. Let’s just start with that.) Nani’s Donuts: Nani Edry is moving his doughnut business out of Riverwalk Plaza. He’s had the business in ...
Trump's executive orders: Complete list of each one he's signed

Trump's executive orders: Complete list of each one he's signed

On Inauguration Day, Donald Trump kicked off his presidency by signing his first executive order, designed to help lawmakers repeal the Affordable Care Act. Since then he has signed another 35, with the most recent coming ahead of his first trip abroad since taking office. Here is a look at each of Trump’s executive orders, with the most recent listed first. This list will be updated...
Fishing tournament registration is open in Jupiter

Fishing tournament registration is open in Jupiter

Registration is open for the Loxahatchee River District’s River Center’s 4th Annual Jr. Angler Fishing Tournament. The contest is run over the course of several weeks and awards points not only for the number of fish caught, but also for the number of different species represented in the submissions. The tournament is open to anyone between the ages of 5 and 17. Registration is required...
NEW: Nurse at JFK accused of selling drugs she stole from hospital

NEW: Nurse at JFK accused of selling drugs she stole from hospital

An intensive care nurse at JFK Medical Center in West Palm Beach has been arrested for selling prescription pills she stole from the hospital, the St. Lucie Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. Amanda E. Ingersoll, 36, of Port St. Lucie, is facing two counts of selling or distributing opium, two counts of dispensing drugs without a prescription, one count of possessing a controlled substance without...
NEW: Florida man dressed ‘like a lady’ to avoid arrest

NEW: Florida man dressed ‘like a lady’ to avoid arrest

A wanted Florida man started dressing “like a lady” to avoid being arrested, deputies said.  Woodrow Dyer, 38, eluded a deputy who was trying to serve him a felony warrant on May 19, according to a Facebook post from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.  Afterward, he began dressing as a woman to “fool” deputies, as the sheriff’s office...
NEW: Florida ‘superfan’ cracks Imagine Dragons’ code, band shows up at his home

NEW: Florida ‘superfan’ cracks Imagine Dragons’ code, band shows up at his home

A Florida boy got the ultimate surprise when his favorite band showed up at his house on Tuesday.  Adam Alesch, of Jacksonville, heard a knock on the door and discovered it was the band members from Imagine Dragons. The only problem was that he was only wearing underwear, WTLV reported.  <div></div><br><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="...
JUST IN: Disney housekeeper caught on camera allegedly stealing

JUST IN: Disney housekeeper caught on camera allegedly stealing

A Disney housekeeper was arrested after allegedly stealing on the job. Mayra Burgos, a housekeeper at Walt Disney World’s Old Key West Resort was caught on camera reportedly stealing from a room that she cleaned, according to WKMG. Disney security set up an undercover sting operation and left a $20 bill on a nightstand in the room and observed Burgos taking the money after completing her...
NEW: Raccoon responsible for Florida power outage

NEW: Raccoon responsible for Florida power outage

A raccoon caused a wide spread power outage in Florida. Officials say that a raccoon is to blame for a power outage that left about 5,200 people without power for nearly an hour in Kissimmee, according to WESH. On Wednesday around 12 a.m., the raccoon climbed up a “13,200-volt piece of equipment” and caused the failure of three primary feeder lines, according to WESH. Sadly, the raccoon...
Ocean Avenue landmark in Boynton at last getting ‘historic designation’

Ocean Avenue landmark in Boynton at last getting ‘historic designation’

The Schoolhouse Children’s Museum and Learning Center is getting a historic designation. The building, originally called The Boynton School, was built in 1913. The city’s oldest school building’s worth and importance is evident, but only now is being made clear on paper. City Commissioners are adding the Ocean Avenue landmark to Boynton’s local register of historic...
These 90-something men find friendship and fun in a bowling league

These 90-something men find friendship and fun in a bowling league

For 91-year-old Frank Falcone, bowling adds zest to life. “There’re a lot of people our age at home just waiting to die. … This gives you people to talk to and be around,” he said of his weekly league. For Falcone, and fellow nonagenarians Bob Koch, 93, and Sid Sherman, 99, every Tuesday means a few free games of bowling with 30 friends at Verde’s Tropicana Bowl, 2500...
Why Acreage residents rallied to help a stranger with throat cancer

Why Acreage residents rallied to help a stranger with throat cancer

If most people saw a stranger trying to get into their neighbor’s house, they could call police and move on. Clint Berryhill didn’t. The Acreage resident saw a barefoot man walking with a dog in his neighbor’s yard, claiming it was his house. The man didn’t know his own identity or even how he got there. But instead of writing him off as crazy, Berryhill found out the man was...

New food tour in Delray Beach offers taste of Atlantic Avenue

Delray Beach-based Craft Food Tours opened its doors in December, offering both tourists and locals a chance to eat their way through a 1.1-mile tour of the city. The company, run by owner Matt Guidice and his business partner Anthony Guzman, offers three-hour walking tours with stops at six restaurants in downtown Delray Beach. MORE: Culinary tours bolster Palm Beach County’s tourism menu Since...
BREAKING: Six men nabbed in West Palm Beach prostitution sting

BREAKING: Six men nabbed in West Palm Beach prostitution sting

Six men were arrested Tuesday in a prostitution sting in the north end of the city, police said. The men, who range in age from 24 to 50, face prostitution-related charges, according to Palm Beach County Jail records. One man also was picked up on two counts of failure to appear. See who’s been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail Police conducted the sting along Broadway and North Dixie Highway...
Report: Husband to start own search for wife presumed lost at sea

Report: Husband to start own search for wife presumed lost at sea

The newlywed husband of missing Delray Beach real estate broker Isabella Hellman, presumed lost after a four-day search by the U.S. Coast Guard, said Wednesday he’ll start his own effort, according to WPTV News Channel 5. Lewis Bennett told WPTV he planned to fly today to Cuba, then obtain a boat. He said his family was “distraught” and he felt he had to do something to help find...
JUST IN: Woman dies while snorkeling in South Florida 

JUST IN: Woman dies while snorkeling in South Florida 

A woman from Texas died Tuesday afternoon while she was snorkeling in the Florida Keys, police said.  The 58-year-old woman was with her husband in waters off a state park when she began to have trouble swimming , NBC Miami reports.  A Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said the couple yelled for help and snorkeling crew members pulled them to the boat with a rope. Once...
JUST IN: Florida man resembling ‘Joker’ arrested for pointing gun at cars

JUST IN: Florida man resembling ‘Joker’ arrested for pointing gun at cars

A South Florida man resembling the “Joker” was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly pointing a loaded gun at passing cars, police said.  Lawrence Patrick Sullivan, 29, who has bright green hair and a tattooed smile of stitches similar to the Joker character in “The Dark Knight,” was stopped by an officer outside an apartment complex in Miami, WTVJ reported. ...
Doctor: Popular charcoal masks could cause permanent skin damage

Doctor: Popular charcoal masks could cause permanent skin damage

A popular “do-it-yourself” charcoal mask that has been trending all over the internet could cause serious damage to your skin, a dermatologist told WFTS.  "It might be dangerous if you like all three layers of your skin," a dermatologist in Tampa, Dr. Seth Forman, said to WFTS.  Many people have taken to YouTube to show users the painful process of peeling off...
WATCH: Florida man goes airborne after being shot with Taser 

WATCH: Florida man goes airborne after being shot with Taser 

A Florida man’s unceremonious meeting with the ground after being shot with a Taser was caught on camera.  Carlos Sierra, a 26-year-old homeless man, was on the run from Surfside police in Miami-Dade County after authorities said he stole a bicycle from a condo’s parking garage, according to WFOR. When officers arrived to find Sierra with the bike in his hands, he dropped to...
Same-sex couple claim Southwest discriminated during boarding

Same-sex couple claim Southwest discriminated during boarding

A Florida same-sex couple claim Southwest Airlines refused to let them board with their three children and a grandparent as a family. Grant Morse says the family was rebuffed at the family boarding area at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport in New York Saturday, The Associated Press reported. Morse said a Southwest Airlines gate agent told them that they were not a family, even though Morse...
More than 25,000 Graco car seats recalled after failing portion of crash safety test

More than 25,000 Graco car seats recalled after failing portion of crash safety test

Popular Atlanta-based car seat company Graco announced a recall of more than 25,000 of its products manufactured in the summer of 2014. The webbing on the seats’ harness restraints on select My Ride 65 convertible car seats did not meet the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s federal requirements for breaking strength in its dynamic crash simulation, the company...
Man accidentally creates world’s hottest chili pepper

Man accidentally creates world’s hottest chili pepper

A British man who says he doesn’t even enjoy spicy food has accidentally created the hottest chili pepper ever recorded.   Mike Smith, a Welsh fruit grower, said he was trying to create “a thing of beauty” when he collaborated with scientists from Nottingham Trent University to grow the Dragon’s Breath chili, according to the Telegraph.  <div></div>...
VIRAL: Dog drops in on live Russian newscast, startles anchor

VIRAL: Dog drops in on live Russian newscast, startles anchor

It was a ruff day at the office for a Russian television anchor as a dog interrupted her during a broadcast. Ilona Linarte was anchoring a live newscast on Mir24 last week when a large black dog decided to drop in her show, jumping up onto the anchor desk, according to TODAY. Linarte leans away from the animal and yells "I've got a dog here. What is this dog doing in the studio?" in...
LOOK: Overturned tanker truck caused multiple explosions; 1 dead 

LOOK: Overturned tanker truck caused multiple explosions; 1 dead 

Black smoke hung in the sky after a tanker truck overturned and exploded in California on Tuesday morning, authorities said.  The fire was started when a tanker flipped and spilled about 1,000 gallons of gasoline in Atwater, which is east of San Jose. The driver died in the crash, the Merced Sun-Star reported. People were seen fleeing businesses and restaurants as “an ocean...
Technology elevates new theme park experiences in Orlando

Technology elevates new theme park experiences in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For more than a moment, you feel the way "Avatar" hero Jake Sully felt plunging down the side of a floating mountain and coming just close enough to a giant wave to feel the mist on your face — all while on the back of a flying banshee that then swoons and soars high above the land of Pandora.  Flight of Passage, the new signature ride of Disney World's...

Make a jar of this, and every meal is just a sprinkle away from crunchy

One common complaint about vegetarian dishes is that they can lack texture. But plant-based foods can range in texture just as much as meat can, so it's simply a matter of paying attention to that quality when you're cooking. Most weeks I write about a full-fledged meal, but this week I'm writing about a DIY pantry item that can act as a texture-insurance policy. It's a savory granola, made the same...
This 10-minute dinner sauce starts with a bottle opener

This 10-minute dinner sauce starts with a bottle opener

Sauces that are complex and require hours of reduction are wondrous kitchen assets, but then again, so are the ones that take shortcuts to achieve the same lustrous, glaze-y results. This recipe features the latter and relies on ginger beer, which these days can be found at any supermarket and is really a carbonated, nonalcoholic beverage that is less sweet and more gingery-tasting than ginger ale...

Trinity Christian advances to state baseball final

A two-hour rain delay did nothing to dampen Trinity Christian’s offense. The Warriors routed Jacksonville-Christ’s Church Academy in the Class 2A semifinals with a run-rule 11-0 victory in five innings at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers on Wednesday night. “The rain threw us off a little bit,” Trinity Christian coach Miguel Cuello said. “But we were ready for it because...
Alamo on list for ‘worst tourist trap’ in Texas

Alamo on list for ‘worst tourist trap’ in Texas

The Alamo has been called a lot of things.  A pivotal battle site of the Texas Revolution. The state’s most beloved historical landmark. Once, in jest (and in an attempt to win a taco war), “an old adobe shed that takes 10 minutes to stroll through” by the American-Statesman’s Eric Webb. Even that doesn’t cut as sharply as a recent Business Insider list...
Video shows couple driving on interstate with passed out man on trunk

Video shows couple driving on interstate with passed out man on trunk

It's a story almost too strange to be true. A drunk man passes out and goes for a ride on the trunk of a stranger's car down a busy Memphis interstate, and neither the drunk man nor the driver knew it. It's amazing this man didn't fall off the car and get run over. He is lucky, to say the least. The man crawled up on the back of the car with a trunk that's only about 14 inches wide. He was apparntly...
Thousands of dollars raised for heroic homeless men rushed to aid children during Manchester bombing

Thousands of dollars raised for heroic homeless men rushed to aid children during Manchester bombing

Two homeless men are being called a heroes after running to help victims when a bomb went off at the Manchester Arena in England as concert goers left an Ariana Grande concert. According the Press Association, Chris Parker, 33, regularly begs for money in the area as concert goers leave the venue. The New York Times reported that Stephen Jones, 35, was in the area since he found a space...
Police dog wins legal battle after burglary suspect sues over bite

Police dog wins legal battle after burglary suspect sues over bite

Dog bites man. Man sues dog. Dog wins. The dog was Draco, a prized member of the Gwinnett County Police Department’s K-9 unit. But on July 6, 2013, Draco bit the arm of burglary suspect Randall Kevin Jones, who later claimed the dog clamped down for what “seemed like a lifetime.” Jones was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center and given stitches for the dog bite before being jailed and...
Could Trump issue himself a pardon?

Could Trump issue himself a pardon?

Shortly before the 2016 presidential election, an interesting constitutional thought experiment emerged: If Hillary Clinton did deserve to be locked up, in the eloquent articulation of Donald Trump supporters, could she use the power of the presidential pardon on . . . herself?   On Nov. 8, the question became pointless, as we learned that Clinton would not have that authority or any power...
Texas teen gives up scholarship to another teen who beat cancer

Texas teen gives up scholarship to another teen who beat cancer

A Texas teenager and cancer survivor is thanking a new friend for giving him a college scholarship. Chase Bradley, 17, of Hyde Park High School in Austin knows what a cancer battle is like. His older sister was diagnosed with cancer five years ago and beat it. The experience made him an advocate for cancer research. “I remember being in her hospital room, trying to keep a straight face and not...
School yearbook includes student’s service dog

School yearbook includes student’s service dog

A high school yearbook is going viral on social media because of a special pup included on a page inside. Stafford High School student Andrew “A.J.” Schalk is getting attention for his service dog, Alpha, which is included among class photos of his owner’s 11th-grade classmates. BuzzFeed News reported that the photo caught the eye of Diana Bloom, a senior at the  Falmouth...
Lawyer recorded telling rape victim Trump will deport her if she testifies, indictment says

Lawyer recorded telling rape victim Trump will deport her if she testifies, indictment says

A Baltimore defense attorney was arrested Tuesday after he was recorded telling an alleged rape victim the Trump administration would deport her if she testified against his client, court documents said.  Christos Vasiliades, 38, was arrested Tuesday at the courthouse as his client’s rape trial was set to start, according to the Baltimore Sun. He is charged with multiple counts that...
Man who shot self accused of killing girlfriend after bullet passes through head

Man who shot self accused of killing girlfriend after bullet passes through head

An Alaska woman died last month after her boyfriend attempted to shoot and kill himself -- but the bullet passed through his body and into hers. >> Read more trending news Victor Sibson, 21, survived after he fired one shot to his head in an attempt to commit suicide on April 19. Investigators believe Sibson’s girlfriend, 22-year-old Brittany-Mae Haag, may have tried to stop him....

CBO: GOP health bill saves $119 billion, 23 million fewer would be insured

A review of a Republican health care overhaul plan which passed the House earlier this month found it would result in 23 million fewer people having health insurance over the next ten years, as the Congressional Budget Office questioned whether some GOP changes might promote instability in state health insurance markets. The most important figure from the CBO review was that the plan would reduce...
Tattooed 'Joker' accused of flashing gun at cars

Tattooed 'Joker' accused of flashing gun at cars

A man with facial tattoos in the style of the Joker comic book villain and the green hair to match is accused of pointing a gun at cars Tuesday in southwest Miami-Dade, Florida. WFOR-TV reported that police were called about a man flashing a gun at cars near SW 104th Street and Hammocks Boulevard. Police spotted and questioned Lawrence Sullivan, 29, who fit the description of the popular Batman...
Al Franken is back to joke writing with this sick burn on Ted Cruz

Al Franken is back to joke writing with this sick burn on Ted Cruz

Since coming to the Senate, Al Franken has taken great pains to be seen as a serious lawmaker and not the goofy "Saturday Night Live"-writing comedian he once was.   But old habits die hard. In his new book, "Giant of the Senate," Franken reveals that he hasn't left his comedy-crafting days behind. In one passage, he relays a story about his fellow Minnesota Democrat...
Miami Dolphins’ Anthony Fasano: Ryan Tannehill is ‘the team leader’

Miami Dolphins’ Anthony Fasano: Ryan Tannehill is ‘the team leader’

Anthony Fasano was with the Dolphins from 2008 through ’12 and re-signed this spring. (Allen Eyestone/The Post) DAVIE — When Ryan Tannehill was a rookie quarterback, Anthony Fasano was playing his fifth season with the Miami Dolphins, before leaving for Kansas City in free agency.
Former Senator Lieberman no longer front-runner for FBI director 

Former Senator Lieberman no longer front-runner for FBI director 

Former U.S. senator Joe Lieberman, who had risen to the top of President Trump's list of candidates to serve as the next FBI director, has fallen from the top tier amid concerns about bipartisan pushback to his nomination.   Lieberman, who met with Trump last week and was said to be a surprise favorite for the job, has no law enforcement experience. But Trump favored him after their meeting...
Mama June Shannon shows off her slim new figure again in body-hugging red dress

Mama June Shannon shows off her slim new figure again in body-hugging red dress

After losing nearly 300 pounds in her recent weight loss journey, Mama June Shannon is loving her new figure. Shannon was all smiles as she appeared on the red carpet for the new WEtv series “Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta.” Shannon flaunted her newly slim physique in a figure-hugging red gown and completed the look with black heels, a bracelet and several rings on her fingers. Viewers...
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