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‘Star is born’: Trump fan, called onstage, is a Boynton car salesman

By being first in line at a rally for President Donald Trump on Saturday, Gene Huber figured he’d earn some bragging rights among fellow Trump supporters. By the end of the day, the 47-year-old car salesman had shared the stage with the president himself, appeared in interviews on CNN and Fox News — and found himself in some internet conspiracy theories. Read: Full transcript of Trump&rsquo...
Trump steps up security aide search, focuses on health care

Trump steps up security aide search, focuses on health care

President Donald Trump brought more contenders for national security adviser to his Palm Beach club for in-person interviews Sunday, hoping to fill the job in the coming days as he seeks to refocus his young administration. Trump also drilled down on policy during his working weekend at Mar-a-Lago, attending a strategy session on how to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, with top aides including...
Counties, voters eager for lawmakers’ medical pot implementation rules

Counties, voters eager for lawmakers’ medical pot implementation rules

A pair of medical marijuana bills filed in the Florida Senate would regulate everything from how much it would cost to get a license to grow and sell marijuana to who can prescribe and acquire it. Meanwhile, counties across the state — including Palm Beach County — are waiting for the state to act before deciding what additional restrictions they will impose on the cultivation, sale and...
Inspector General seeks 10 new staffers from Palm Beach County

Inspector General seeks 10 new staffers from Palm Beach County

While Palm Beach County fought in the courts over how cities would pay for their share of the Office of Inspector General, the office operated at half its staffing level. Now that the county has abandoned that legal fight after losing on appeal, Inspector General John A. Carey is calling on the county to hire ten new staffers over the next three years, and cover it from their general budget. That...
NEW: ‘Don’t call me Bernard:’ Boca Raton man punches blind relative

NEW: ‘Don’t call me Bernard:’ Boca Raton man punches blind relative

A Boca Raton man punched a legally blind relative Wednesday who called him by his given first name, city police records show. “Don’t call me Bernard,” 21-year-old Bernard Muscadin reportedly said before repeatedly punching his relative. According to city police records, he prefers being called Ben. See who’s been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail City police responded...
EXCLUSIVE: Polo player honors the life of best friend after fatal accident

EXCLUSIVE: Polo player honors the life of best friend after fatal accident

Lucas Arellano, 17, and Donovan Stratemann, 17, were not only best friends since they were born; they also shared the same passion to play polo.  “He worked hard every day, up before 6 a.m. and did night checks with his twin sister, Maya," says Arellano. Their friendship was cut short on Thursday afternoon when 17-year old Stratemann fell from his horse after colliding with another...
Gardens police foundation gets big donation for college scholarships

Gardens police foundation gets big donation for college scholarships

The Palm Beach Gardens Police Foundation received a $15,000 donation for its scholarship program. The Palm Beach Gardens Police Foundation received a $15,000 donation to help city residents afford the skyrocketing cost of college.
Your smart TV may be spying on you: Here’s how to stop it

Your smart TV may be spying on you: Here’s how to stop it

Vizio was charged with installing software on its TVs to collect viewing data on 11 million consumers. Beginning in 2014, the FTC alleges that Vizio made TVs that automatically tracked what people were watching and even installed tracking software remotely on older models. Examples of viewing data collected include the identity of your broadcast, cable or satellite television provider, television...
Editorial: Regulations on medical marijuana must make access easy

Editorial: Regulations on medical marijuana must make access easy

Medical marijuana is now legal in Florida for a number of debilitating ailments such as HIV/AIDS, post-traumatic stress disorder and Lou Gehrig’s disease. It’s in the state Constitution, thanks to Amendment 2, swept in by 71 percent of voters in November. But the law, enacted on Jan. 3, has barely gone into effect. Under the amendment’s terms, the Florida Legislature is supposed...
High profile gymnasts come forward, claim abuse by doctor

High profile gymnasts come forward, claim abuse by doctor

Three former elite U.S. gymnasts, including 2000 Olympian Jamie Dantzscher, have come forward saying they were sexually abused by a former doctor currently facing trial on a separate matter. Dantzscher, three-time U.S. rhythmic gymnastics champion Jessica Howard and former national team member Jeanette Antolin appeared on "60 Minutes" on Sunday , detailing what they have claimed is sexual...
Record All-Star: Davis scores 52, West tops East 192-182

Record All-Star: Davis scores 52, West tops East 192-182

Move over, Wilt. After 55 years, one of your records is no more. Anthony Davis took care of that. At the defense-free dunkfest that now serves as the NBA's All-Star Game, Davis scored a record 52 points and led the Western Conference past the Eastern Conference, 192-182 on Sunday night. He made 26 of 39 shots, scored 20 points in the fourth quarter and became the first player since Kobe Bryant in...
Heat guard Josh Richardson says time remains for ‘a lot of growth’ to get done this season

Heat guard Josh Richardson says time remains for ‘a lot of growth’ to get done this season

  Heat guard Josh Richardson has missed half the season with injuries. (AP Photo) The last time Josh Richardson played the Heat were in the midst of losing 13-of-15 games.
NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins’ round-by-round best picks in history

NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins’ round-by-round best picks in history

Every year, stars emerge from all over the NFL Draft. Two of the best quarterbacks in recent history were No. 1 overall pick Peyton Manning and sixth-rounder Tom Brady. Shannon Sharpe, Ken Houston and Richard Dent all went in the seventh round or later. Of the Dolphins’ nine Hall of Famers, just four were first-round picks. More recently, last year’s offensive rookie of the year was Dak...
Miami Dolphins look to trade Branden Albert for Julius Thomas

Miami Dolphins look to trade Branden Albert for Julius Thomas

Julius Thomas could be headed to the Dolphins. (Getty Images) The Dolphins‘ search for a playmaking tight end and a trade partner for departing left tackle Branden Albert could intersect in the next few weeks.
Which older players can Dolphins count on besides Cameron Wake?

Which older players can Dolphins count on besides Cameron Wake?

The Dolphins think Cameron Wake has at least two more years of being able to do this. (Getty Images) One reason the Dolphins are optimistic about their future is they pulled off last year’s breakout season with roster in which 77 percent of the players were 28 or younger.
Reviewing President Trump’s first month in office

Reviewing President Trump’s first month in office

President Donald Trump has now been in office for one month and the media and political firestorm around him shows no signs of letting up any time soon, as Mr. Trump tries to push ahead with his agenda, but continues to find obstacles among Democrats, the bureaucracy, the courts and the press. Let’s take a quick tour of what we have seen in the last month: 1. Trump is Trump. Why are people surprised?...
DeMarcus Cousins reportedly traded to Pelicans in blockbuster deal

DeMarcus Cousins reportedly traded to Pelicans in blockbuster deal

Cousins is arguably one of the top big men in the NBA today, and pairing him with Anthony Davis and standout guard Jrue Holiday makes a serious trio in New Orleans. The move to trade Cousins comes on the heels of the Kings making public proclamations to keep the disgruntled center. Here’s what Yahoo! reported led to eventually trading the center:
TO DO LIST: Sting to perform in Miami

TO DO LIST: Sting to perform in Miami

1. STILL ROCK & ROLL The Stranger “Ultimate Billy Joel Experience,” The Kelsey Theater Formed by native Long Islander Mike Santoro (piano/lead vocals) in the summer of 2009, The Stranger has six members with decades of experience between them. They are a musical powerhouse that is recognized as one of the best and most entertaining live bands in the business. The show is 7 p.m. Thursday...
Bao Bao prepares to leave U.S. for China

Bao Bao prepares to leave U.S. for China

Washington D.C. is getting ready to say goodbye to adorable panda Bao Bao.  Bao Bao was born in August 2013 and is part of the National Zoo's partnership with the China Wildlife Conservation Association. “There is a loan agreement,” National Zoo animal keeper Marty Dearie told FOX DC. “Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, her parents, are here on loan, and that loan agreement stipulates...
Germany bans talking doll, citing security concerns

Germany bans talking doll, citing security concerns

Blue-eyed, blond and unassuming, a talking child’s doll is susceptible to hackers and could be used as a surveillance device, German officials say.
Ohio college student is best grocery bagger in country

Ohio college student is best grocery bagger in country

Ohio’s top grocery bagger for two consecutive years finally took home the gold. Brady Long, 23, won first prize and $10,000 at the National Grocers Association’s Best Bagger championship last Monday at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. “It was very exciting,” Long told the Medina Gazette. “This year, I was a lot more confident.” Contestants are judged on...

Coca-Cola wins Ylvisaker Cup with emotional overtime victory

In an emotionally-charged game, Coca-Cola rallied for a thrilling 9-8 overtime victory over Tonkawa to capture the USPA Ylvisaker Cup Sunday at International Polo Club Palm Beach. Coca-Cola patron Gillian Johnston and team captain Julio Arellano dedicated the game to 17-year-old Donovan Stratemann, who died in a polo accident at Santa Clara Polo Club on Thursday. Players wore black armbands with the...

Stewart, Catch Me repeat as winners in Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular

Scott Stewart and Catch Me won the $100,000 WCHR Peter Wetherill Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular for the second year in a row Saturday night at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Stewart and his 10-year-old grey Holsteiner gelding won the “Saturday Night Lights” event after topping a field of 29 riders in the field, including 12 in the second round. The pair scored 94.00 in the...
Honey Boo Boo's Mama June to star in new TV show

Honey Boo Boo's Mama June to star in new TV show

“Mama June” Shannon, matriarch of the erstwhile “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” who went on to appear on “Marriage Boot Camp,” is set to hit the small screen once again. “Who is ready for us to come back?” Shannon said on Twitter. “Get ready, y’all won’t want to miss it. Love all of y’all.” The new show airing on WE is &ldquo...
Father, son killed by each other in head-on collision

Father, son killed by each other in head-on collision

A father and son are dead after their trucks collided head-on early Sunday, according to AL.com. Alcohol was a factor when Jeffrey Brasher lost control of his truck and hit his son Austin Brasher's pickup around 4:10 a.m., Alabama state troopers said. >> Read more trending news  Neither man was wearing a seat belt. Jeffrey Brasher, 50, was pronounced dead at the scene, investigators...
Against warnings from China, the U.S. Navy sets out for South China Sea

Against warnings from China, the U.S. Navy sets out for South China Sea

The United States has deployed the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to the South China Sea, the vital trade route and resource-rich waters in which China is building and weaponizing islands to claim as its own, USA Today reports. The South China Sea hosts some $5.3 billion in trade annually. According to the Navy, Saturday's deployment encompassed “routine operations” in the South...

Jupiter police investigating death of man found near community center

A 28-year-old man was found dead early Sunday in the parking lot of a nonprofit community center in Jupiter, town police said. Elser L. Roldan Saenz was found just before 7 a.m. in the parking lot of El Sol Neighborhood Resource Center, at Military Trail and Indiantown Road, according to a police spokesperson. Police first said the death was suspicious, but later said Saenz may have died from a drug...
Melania Trump stepping up as first lady at Florida rally

Melania Trump stepping up as first lady at Florida rally

First lady Melania Trump, in one of her few public appearances since her husband took office, appeared by his side at a campaign-style rally this weekend in Melbourne, Florida. Wearing a bright red dress, the first lady spoke before her husband, leading the crowd in the Lord’s Prayer before launching into a short introduction of the president.  Mrs. Trump pledged to remain “truthful...

Letters: Developers fail to acknowledge West Palm

What’s wrong with this picture? The Bristol condominium being built on the west shore of Lake Worth is not in Palm Beach, although the sales office is. Is there something wrong with a West Palm Beach address? Are we still the sleepy little town that was the service village as Henry Flagler developed his hotel on Palm Beach? There is a price to pay for progress, and although this condominium...
Anti, pro-Trump rallies held in Atlanta over President's Day weekend

Anti, pro-Trump rallies held in Atlanta over President's Day weekend

Supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump are holding competing rallies across Georgia as President's Day approaches.  One local militia group carried their weapons in plain view outside Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta at a pro-Trump rally on Saturday. A few members of a militia group called the III% Security Force held signs and openly carried handguns and a few military-type...
Man rescued after car went into canal south of Wellington

Man rescued after car went into canal south of Wellington

A man had to be rescued after his car was submerged in a canal south of Wellington, according to Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue. The car went into a canal near South State Road 7 and 50th Street. » Download our PostNOW app to get the latest Breaking News Fire-rescue crews found the car submerged to the doors, and rescued the driver, pulling him to shore, according to a fire-rescue spokesman....
Fighter jets heard across Palm Beach County: What is a sonic boom?

Fighter jets heard across Palm Beach County: What is a sonic boom?

On Friday night many Palm Beach residents were wondering what caused an eerie booming noise heard across much of South Florida.   It was later revealed that the loud noise was a sonic boom created by F-15 fighter jets flying from a Homestead Air Base Reserve to Palm Beach to intercept an unresponsive aircraft flying through restricted airspace above Mar-a-Lago. The Federal Aviation Administration...
Trump in Palm Beach: Another golf club visit, national security adviser interviews

Trump in Palm Beach: Another golf club visit, national security adviser interviews

President Donald Trump in his private citizen days of 2011 playing golf at his Trump International Golf Club outside West Palm Beach.
Police: Blackmail letters on cheating spouses a fraud

Police: Blackmail letters on cheating spouses a fraud

Authorities in Richmond, Virginia are warning about blackmail letters threatening to reveal cheating spouses. The letters state that for $2,000 the recipient can avoid the embarrassment of family and friends finding out about their infidelities. The writer then gives instructions on how to pay the blackmail fee. Police in Henrico and Goochland counties have posted warnings about the scam on Facebook...
UPDATE: Man who died at El Sol center identified

UPDATE: Man who died at El Sol center identified

A 28-year-old man was found dead early Sunday in the parking lot of a nonprofit community center in Jupiter, town police said. Elser L. Roldan Saenz was found just before 7 a.m. in the parking lot of El Sol Neighborhood Resource Center, at Military Trail and Indiantown Road, according to a police spokesperson. Police first said the death was suspicious, but later said Saenz may have died from a drug...
UPDATE: Police identify one killed, one injured in Boynton shooting

UPDATE: Police identify one killed, one injured in Boynton shooting

Update at 2 p.m.: Police identified the victims in the late-night shooting as Anthony Harris, 29, who was killed, and Jeffrey Wigham, 45, who was injured. Wigham is being treated at Bethesda Hospital, according to police. No additional details were released. Original story: A man was killed and another man injured in an overnight shooting in Boynton Beach, city police report. The shooting happened...
Woman does cartwheels during field sobriety test

Woman does cartwheels during field sobriety test

It was a move worthy of praise from the U.S. gymnastics team’s “Final Five.” Instead, it vaulted a New Mexico woman into jail. Police in Albuquerque said the woman, who was passed out in the driver’s seat of her car on Friday night, did a series of cartwheels during a field sobriety test Friday, the Albuquerque Journal reported. But the athletic moves did not convince the police...
Man shot outside WWE facilities rants at judge while asking for bond

Man shot outside WWE facilities rants at judge while asking for bond

A Florida man shot by an Orange County deputy outside the World Wrestling Entertainment facilities tried Friday to persuade a judge to grant him bond. But his outbursts in court prompted the judge to deny the motion. Armando Montalvo originally got bond until he was picked up by authorities again. In August 2015, video captured Montalvo outside the WWE facilities trying to find a female wrestler on...
Trump's comments about Sweden confuse Swedes

Trump's comments about Sweden confuse Swedes

During a speech at Saturday night’s rally in Florida, President Donald Trump mentioned several countries that were having security issues — including Sweden, which apparently surprised the Swedes, BuzzFeed reported. Speaking before a raucous, enthusiastic and cheering crowd in Melbourne, Trump said “we’ve got to keep our country safe.” “You look at what’s...
NEW: ‘A star is born,’ says Trump of Boynton Beach man at rally

NEW: ‘A star is born,’ says Trump of Boynton Beach man at rally

President Donald Trump with Boynton Beach resident Gene Huber at a Saturday rally in Melbourne. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) MELBOURNE — The man President Donald Trump summoned from the crowd at his Saturday rally is a Boynton Beach car salesman who keeps a life-size cardboard cutout of Trump at his house and regularly praises Trump on social media.
In winter, the onion has its moment

In winter, the onion has its moment

Winter is not my time of year. As seasons go, I rank it last, in the kitchen and everywhere else. I'm cold, there's nothing fresh to cook, and it makes a curmudgeon out of me. But increasingly, I'm realizing that winter cooking has an upside. With less to work with, you focus on what you do have. You think past your typical impulses, reframing the usual suspects. For the often overstimulated and overwhelmed...
South Korea’s Olympian winter moment

South Korea’s Olympian winter moment

Emerging from the warmth of her car, Jung Sang-mi watched her husband trudge up a snowy hill, red sled in hand, as their 5-year-old son bounded excitedly ahead, ready for another run. Like many young South Koreans in the congested capital of Seoul, she and her husband escape to the nearby Taebaek Mountains to hit the slopes several times each winter, although she admitted they are still trying to...

Delinquent board director should be automatically removed

Question: If a director was notified by letter of their 90-plus day delinquency and the fact that they have abandoned their board seat pursuant to Florida Statute 720.306(9)(b), does this director have any subsequent rights to the abandoned seat, if payment of all delinquent amounts is made several weeks after the notification letter was sent? Signed, D.E. Answer: The statute states that “a...
Legacy of Rio Olympics so far is series of unkept promises

Legacy of Rio Olympics so far is series of unkept promises

It is not uncommon for the Olympics to leave behind some unneeded facilities. Rio, however, is experiencing something exceptional: Less than six months after the Summer Games ended, the host city’s Olympic legacy is decaying rapidly. Empty Olympic buildings abound, puncturing any uplifting buzz from the competitions last summer. At the Olympic Park, some stadium entrances are boarded up and...
Risky business for CEOs: An invitation from Trump

Risky business for CEOs: An invitation from Trump

For the nation’s top executives, a summons to the White House has long been a much-coveted honor. Now, less than a month into President Donald Trump’s administration, it’s become something to be ducked, at least for some. As the Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, told The Fort Worth Star-Telegram: “It’s a tough situation for CEOs. You want to make nice with the...
TO DO LIST: Kelvin Hair discusses Highwayman influence

TO DO LIST: Kelvin Hair discusses Highwayman influence

1. KNOW WHEN TO HOLD ‘EM, 6th Annual Casino Night Fundraiser, St. Matthew Catholic Parish This night of fun will feature blackjack, poker, roulette, craps tables, a Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament (separate entry fee required), 30 slot machines and raffles with numerous prizes including a 65” 4K Ultra HD TV. 21 and older. The event is 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday. 6090 Hypoluxo Road, Lake Worth...
UPS trucks purposely avoid left-hand turns

UPS trucks purposely avoid left-hand turns

UPS trucks rarely make left-hand turns. By favoring right-hand turns — unless making a left is absolutely necessary — UPS carriers save millions of gallons of fuel each year, and avoid emissions equivalent to over 20,000 passenger cars, CNN reported. The practice began in the 1970s when UPS implemented a "loop dispatch," scheduling deliveries in a right-turning loop and...
Foggy morning, then sunny with 30% chance of showers

Foggy morning, then sunny with 30% chance of showers

The National Weather Service is warning drivers of patchy dense fog in South Florida this morning. “Drive safely and use low beam headlights,” according to a tweet posted early today. After the fog passes, expect partly sunny skies and a 30 percent chance of showers, according to the forecast. The highs should reach the mid-80s, while westerly winds could reach 10-15 mph, becoming northwest...
Heavy rains could impact Oroville Dam on Sunday night

Heavy rains could impact Oroville Dam on Sunday night

“It looks like it’s going to be a pretty good rainmaker,” said meteorologist Mike Smith of the National Weather Service. “You’re looking at 10 inches from Sunday night to Monday night.”
‘Funky Drummer’ Clyde Stubblefield dead at 73

‘Funky Drummer’ Clyde Stubblefield dead at 73

Clyde Stubblefield, whose 20-second drum break to open James Brown’s 1970 single “Funky Drummer” became one of hip-hop’s most popular samples, died Saturday, Rolling Stone reported. He was 73. His wife, Jody Hannon, told The Associated Press that Stubblefield died of kidney failure at a Madison, Wisconsin, hospital. He had been suffering from kidney disease for 10 years, and...
President Trump in high spirits at Dana-Farber gala at Mar-a-Lago

President Trump in high spirits at Dana-Farber gala at Mar-a-Lago

If your money was on President Trump staying away from Saturday night’s Discovery Gala because of politics, well, you can kiss those Benjamins goodbye. He’s President of the United States, after all, and the event was right downstairs from his crib at Mar-a-Lago, in what is undeniably the world’s fanciest rumpus room. So what if his executive order on immigration is creating a backlash...
Oklahoma restaurant fires 12 employees who participated in protest

Oklahoma restaurant fires 12 employees who participated in protest

The nationwide protest was organized Thursday in response to President Donald Trump’s goal of increasing the deportation of illegal immigrants. The strike was held to show how important immigrants are to businesses.
Middle school student threw wood at Trump’s motorcade

Middle school student threw wood at Trump’s motorcade

The State Attorney’s Office will decide whether any charges are filed in the case, according to the press release from the sheriff’s office. 
Trump in Palm Beach: North County Airport squeezed by flight rules

Trump in Palm Beach: North County Airport squeezed by flight rules

Echoing Lantana airport officials, a business owner at the North County Airport in suburban Palm Beach Gardens said flight restrictions for President Donald Trump are devastating to small businesses at the suburban Palm Beach Gardens airport. Marc Rossi is co-owner and business director for SunQuest Aviation Services, which offers flight training at the airport. Flight training and practicing are...
Newsmakers: People in Palm Beach County business, civic groups

Newsmakers: People in Palm Beach County business, civic groups

BANKING Legacy Bank has announced that Jeffrey S. Wolfe has joined Legacy Bank of Florida in Boca Raton as senior vice president, senior commercial real estate lender. Wolfe’s responsibilities include building and sustaining relationships with commercial banking customers in the South Florida market. Wolfe is a seasoned banking professional with more than 25 years of financial experience. Wolfe...
Monday Meeting: Matt Constantine, CEO of Lake Worth’s Adopt-A-Family

Monday Meeting: Matt Constantine, CEO of Lake Worth’s Adopt-A-Family

Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches was founded in 1983 by three Palm Beach County women who realized there was a need to help families who were temporarily down on their luck. The first family of four they helped was living under a bridge after moving from Texas. The ladies moved them to a motel, and then two weeks later, helped them find an apartment. Today, 34 years later, with Matt Constantine...

Letters It’s about time we make animal abuse a federal felony

Make animal abuse a federal felony It’s distressing to read that a man who beat his puppy to death has plea-bargained his way to probation (“Man gets probation in beating of puppy,” Wednesday). This barbaric killing was committed in 2011 and has only now been adjudicated. We need federal legislation that will make animal abuse a felony everywhere in the United States. That&rsquo...

Trump a leader of nationalism, not patriotism

National Review has sparked an important debate about nationalism. As someone who has been accused throughout her life of excessive love of country, I feel a bit awkward rebutting anything that travels under the name “Love of Country.” Nevertheless, I must join Jonah Goldberg, Yuval Levin, Ben Shapiro and others in demurring from Rich Lowry and Ramesh Ponnuru’s defense of nationalism...

POINT OF VIEW Complete already vetted projects to save the Everglades

In 2000, both Congress and our state Legislature passed the landmark Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), which brought together Republicans, Democrats, environmentalists, scientists and agricultural advocates to develop one of the most extensive plans to save any watershed on the planet. Now, the progress of that plan appears to be at risk and Florida simply cannot afford to get sidetracked...
Palm Beach Post editorial cartoon Feb. 20

Palm Beach Post editorial cartoon Feb. 20

CARTOON VIEW MIKE LUCKOVICH
McCain defends media: 'That’s how dictators get started'

McCain defends media: 'That’s how dictators get started'

Sen. John McCain is defending the media after President Donald Trump tweeted that certain newsgroups are “the enemy of the American People.” "I am afraid that we would lose so much of our individual liberties over time (without a free press),” McCain said in an interview with "Meet the Press" that airs Sunday. “That's how dictators get started."  "...
Woman removed from home was 'molded to chair'

Woman removed from home was 'molded to chair'

An overweight, elderly woman relatives describe as a hoarder, was rescued Thursday from her home after not leaving her living room chair for at least a year, according to investigators.
Monopoly says game over for thimble

Monopoly says game over for thimble

Monopoly players can still pass go, end up in jail or take a walk on the Boardwalk, just without the thimble.  “Only time will tell if fans will decide to stay with the classics, keep a few favorites or pick an entirely new lineup of tokens,” Jonathan Berkowitz, senior vice president of marketing for Hasbro Gaming, said in a release.

Senate silence speaks volumes about Russia probe

A surprise meeting of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Friday with the FBI Director yielded a surprise reaction from Senators, as normally chatty members of the Senate said next to nothing about their closed door meeting, raising eyebrows over that discussion and that panel’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Usually, the appearance of someone as senior as FBI Director...
Recruiting: RB Camron Davis commits to Miami Hurricanes

Recruiting: RB Camron Davis commits to Miami Hurricanes

Camron Davis poses with Miami coach Mark Richt. (Twitter) [Looking at Miami’s top 2018 targets] [Beason kicks in $250K for indoor facility] [Richt: ‘May take a minute’ to find next QB] A great 57th birthday for Mark Richt got even better Saturday evening.
Trump returns to campaign mode, brings Boynton man on stage

Trump returns to campaign mode, brings Boynton man on stage

For those who somehow missed candidate Donald Trump’s raucous 2016 campaign rallies, Trump — now the 45th president of the United States — reprised most of his greatest hits Saturday in a campaign-style appearance before 9,000 cheering supporters at an airplane hangar. There were no shots at vanquished 2016 foe Hillary Clinton or “Lock her up” chants from the crowd. But...
Read: Full transcript of Trump's rally speech in Florida

Read: Full transcript of Trump's rally speech in Florida

President Donald Trump addressed thousands of supporters during a campaign rally Saturday in Melbourne, Florida.  Here is a full transcript of Trump's remarks according to C-Span and Vox:
F-15s fly at supersonic speed into Palm Beach airspace to defend Trump

F-15s fly at supersonic speed into Palm Beach airspace to defend Trump

Less than fourteen minutes. That’s how long it took for two F-15 fighter jets to fly from Homestead Air Reserve Base to Palm Beach on Friday night, a trip spanning about 110 miles. Their mission? Intercept an unresponsive aircraft flying through restricted airspace above Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s part-time residence and winter White House, according to the North American Aerospace...
UPDATE: Two F-15s flew at supersonic speed into Palm Beach airspace

UPDATE: Two F-15s flew at supersonic speed into Palm Beach airspace

Less than fourteen minutes. That’s how long it took for two F-15 fighter jets to fly from Homestead Air Reserve Base to Palm Beach on Friday night, a trip spanning about 110 miles. Their mission? Intercept an unresponsive aircraft flying through restricted airspace above Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s part-time residence and winter White House, according to the North American Aerospace...
Hot springs resort's hair freezing contest is cool as ice

Hot springs resort's hair freezing contest is cool as ice

Talk about frosted tips.
PBSO: Middle-schooler threw wood block at Trump’s motorcade

PBSO: Middle-schooler threw wood block at Trump’s motorcade

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday identified the person who threw the block of wood at President Donald Trump’s motorcade Friday afternoon as a middle-school student. The State Attorney’s Office will decide whether any charges are filed in the case, according to the press release from the sheriff’s office. RELATED: The Post’s complete coverage of Trump...
Restaurant faces backlash for immigration stance

Restaurant faces backlash for immigration stance

A restaurant in Oconee County is facing backlash after a protest on immigration. La Parilla in Watkinsville closed Thursday to participate in A Day Without Immigrants, which was meant to show the impact immigrants have on the economy. When the restaurant's workers returned Friday, they found hate-filled messages on the front door. >> Read more trending news  Jennifer Hadden stopped by for...
Trump speaks to thousands of supporters at Florida rally, brings one onstage

Trump speaks to thousands of supporters at Florida rally, brings one onstage

President Donald Trump railed against the media and talked about saving jobs and protecting law enforcement officers Saturday at an official campaign rally with thousands of supporters. Trump began his remarks by telling the crowd of 9,000 people, that he wanted to speak to them “without the filter of the fake media.” He also touched on topics such as keeping jobs and manufacturing in...
UPDATE: Middle-school student threw wood block at Trump’s motorcade

UPDATE: Middle-school student threw wood block at Trump’s motorcade

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday identified the person who threw the block of wood at President Donald Trump’s motorcade Friday afternoon as a middle-school student.  The State Attorney’s Office will decide whether any charges are filed in the case, according to the press release from the sheriff’s office.  On Friday as the president and his...
BREAKING: One dead, two injured in Fort Pierce shooting

BREAKING: One dead, two injured in Fort Pierce shooting

A 26-year-old man died and two others were injured early Saturday after a gunman opened fire at a crowd of partygoers, according to city police. See who’s been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail Witnesses told police someone approached the crowd outside an apartment complex near 25th Street and Orange Avenue at about 1:15 a.m. and began shooting. At least one bullet struck and killed George...
Recruiting: S Randy Russell commits to Miami Hurricanes

Recruiting: S Randy Russell commits to Miami Hurricanes

Randy Russell poses with UM safeties coach Ephraim Banda before committing to the Hurricanes. (Twitter) [Beason kicks in $250K for indoor facility] [Richt: ‘May take a minute’ to find next QB] Mark Richt celebrated his 57th birthday on Saturday by hosting dozens of underclassman recruits at an on-campus event.
Texas state senator smashes glass table with gavel during hearing on abortion bill

Texas state senator smashes glass table with gavel during hearing on abortion bill

State Sen. Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown, chairman of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, broke a glass table when he smashed his gavel on its surface to stop the testimony of an intern with NARAL Pro-Choice Texas during a Wednesday hearing, according to reports. According to the San Antonio Express-News, Maggie Hennessy was speaking against Senate Bill 415, which would...
Ballpark of Palm Beaches hits home run on ‘opening day’ for fans

Ballpark of Palm Beaches hits home run on ‘opening day’ for fans

It was a day of firsts on Saturday when The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, Major League Baseball’s newest spring-training facility, opened its doors to the public for the first time. The first souvenir baseball from a batting-practice foul ball went to Rocco Arnone, 10, of Boca Raton, who snagged it outside a Houston Astros practice field. Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez and 8-year-old Ryan...
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