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PBSO probes Lake Worth fight involving ‘Cash me Ousside’ teen

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West Palm cost to fight State Road 7 extension tops $2 million

With the addition of several hundred thousand dollars approved this month, the cost of the city’s fight against the State Road 7 extension has mounted to nearly $2.1 million over the past five years. According to a breakdown provided at The Palm Beach Post’s request, the amount includes more than $1.4 million in attorney fees to law firms Tew Cardenas LLP and Holland & Knight and to former...
NEW: PBSO probes Lake Worth fight involving ‘Cash me Ousside’ teen

NEW: PBSO probes Lake Worth fight involving ‘Cash me Ousside’ teen

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fight involving the infamous “Cash me Ousside” teen, officials confirmed Monday morning. A video posted of the fight shows 13-year-old Danielle Bregoli and two others outside a Lake Worth bar during the annual Street Painting Festival. The sheriff’s office said the fight happened early Sunday between Downtown Pizza and...
BREAKING: Man shot, injured on Riviera Beach street

BREAKING: Man shot, injured on Riviera Beach street

A man was shot Monday morning on West 15th Street, city police said. The man was standing in the street, between Avenue F and Avenue E, when he was shot, police said. He was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. » See who was recently booked into the Palm Beach County Jail Police said there is no immediate danger to the neighborhood. They do not have suspect information or...
UPDATE: Boynton High teen arrested in bank robbery; said he had bomb

UPDATE: Boynton High teen arrested in bank robbery; said he had bomb

A Boynton Beach High School student reportedly slipped a note to a bank teller Saturday morning demanding cash. He had an explosive in his backpack, the note read. Austin Puppo, 18, made off with $1,447, police records show. He was arrested late Sunday on charges of armed robbery and false report of a bomb. See who was recently booked into the Palm Beach County Jail Police say Puppo walked into the...
Fowler holds off Woodland to capture Honda Classic

Fowler holds off Woodland to capture Honda Classic

All the drama had been taken out of the Honda Classic about two holes before Rickie Fowler rolled in a short putt on the 72nd hole and raised his arms in victory despite a second consecutive bogey. Fowler’s lead essentially had swelled to six strokes when he stepped into the tee box at the par-3 17th hole and it mattered not that his ball rolled into the water or that his third shot on No. 18...
VIDEO: 'Cash me Ousside' teen clashes with downtown Lake Worth bar patron

VIDEO: 'Cash me Ousside' teen clashes with downtown Lake Worth bar patron

Infamous Boynton Beach 13-year-old Danielle Bregoli, who gained viral fame via the catchphrase "Cash me Ousside" on Dr. Phil's television show, was apparently involved in an altercation in downtown Lake Worth on Saturday night during the annual Street Painting Festival.  According to an Instagram post by Kavasutra, Bregoli allegedly attacked a patron in front of the kava...
Honda Classic 2017: Photos of moments before, after Rickie Fowler won

Honda Classic 2017: Photos of moments before, after Rickie Fowler won

Honda Classic champion Rickie Fowler has another trophy to “join a small collection” at his Jupiter home.
Golf fans get nice sunset after Honda Classic

Golf fans get nice sunset after Honda Classic

(Photo/Bill DiPaolo) Sunset at Honda Classic on Sunday after Jupiter resident Rickie Fowler’s victory in the 2017 tournament.
Jupiter resident Rickie Fowler wins 2017 Honda Classic!

Jupiter resident Rickie Fowler wins 2017 Honda Classic!

(Photo/Bill DiPaolo) “Go Rickie” is the chant as his fans take photos of Jupiter resident Rickie Fowler sinking his last putt on the 18th hole, winning the 2017 Honda Classic.
Grace under pressure

Grace under pressure

Sean O’Hare hits amid the crowd near the 18th green after a drop shot (Photo/Bill DiPaolo) Sean O’Hair had to drop this shot off the 18th green after hitting the ball into the stands. Fans shouted “Throw it back,Throw it back,” to the person who caught the ball. O’Hair, with fans crowded all around him, chipped this shot to the green. The crowd went wild. No injuries...
Honda Classic 2017: Fans get ‘royal’ treatment in new, $750 club at 18

Honda Classic 2017: Fans get ‘royal’ treatment in new, $750 club at 18

Patricia Zukas spent decades as a walking scorekeeper for professional golf tournaments. But at 86, she can’t walk the course anymore, and she still wanted the best seat for the Honda Classic. With her ticket to the new, upscale Legends Club on the 18th green, she got it. Zukas kept score from her seat on a comfy white couch directly behind a floor-to-ceiling glass window overlooking the final...

18th green seats go to the early birds at Honda Classic

Linda and Bill Henrich set up their seats on the edge of the 18th green about 11 a.m. Sunday (Photo/Bill DiPaolo) About eight hours before Jupiter resident Rickie Fowler and the rest of the golfers would be shooting for the 18th green, Bill and Linda Henrich set up their folding chairs on the edge of the prime real estate at the Honda Classic. “We’re real golf fans. It’s fun to be...
Early birds get the best seats at Honda Classic

Early birds get the best seats at Honda Classic

About eight hours before Rickie Fowler and the rest of the golfers would be shooting for the 18th green, Bill and Linda Henrich set up their folding chairs on the edge of the prime real estate at the Honda Classic. “We’re real golf fans. It’s fun to be close to all the excitement at the finish,” said Bill Henrich, who was among the first Sunday morning to stake a claim at the...
Free beer to caddies after Honda Classic hole-in-one

Free beer to caddies after Honda Classic hole-in-one

Jhonattan Vegas made a hole-in-one Sunday at the Honda Classic (Contributed) Free beer was promised to caddies Sunday by Jhonattan Vegas, after he made the shot on the 15th hole. Vegas stopped in the media center to make the announcement after he made the shot Sunday. The hole-in-one the second of the tournament. Scott Stallings also made an ace on the 15th on Thursday. This is the first hole-in-one...
PBSO marks 24 years since deputy Rocky Hunt was slain near Lantana

PBSO marks 24 years since deputy Rocky Hunt was slain near Lantana

Today marks 24 years since Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Deputy James “Rocky” Hunt was fatally shot Feb. 26, 1993, by a teen west of Lantana while investigating a burglar alarm at a bank. Nicholas Hardy, then 18, who was carrying a stolen gun, shot Hunt twice in the head as the PBSO deputy questioned Hardy and three others. The deputy had been checking a silent bank alarm at Jog and...
Police: Man caught on video stealing car at convenience store

Police: Man caught on video stealing car at convenience store

A man was caught on video surveillance walking out of a convenience store in Lake Worth and entering an unattended vehicle, which he then drove away, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The theft took place Monday at the 7 Days Food Mart in the 100 block of North Federal Highway. » Download our PostNOW app to get the latest Breaking News The man walked into the store and...
Honda Classic 2017: Where does the money go?

Honda Classic 2017: Where does the money go?

Barbara Nicklaus shows off some of her family teddy bears that will be on display with staff in the new Jupiter Medical Center Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and De George Pediatric Unit on January 27, 2016.
Jack Nicklaus signs painting for sale at Honda Classic

Jack Nicklaus signs painting for sale at Honda Classic

Jack Nicklaus signs the painting on Sunday morning. (Photo provided) Raffle tickets for the purchase of this painting of a pensive Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer studying a putt are on sale at the Honda Classic. The tickets are $20. Part of the proceeds of the sale of the portrait goes to the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation. The painting is valued at $18,000. The 64-inch-by-34-inch...
Weather looks good at final day of Honda Classic

Weather looks good at final day of Honda Classic

Sunday is final day of Honda Classic (Photo/Bill DiPaolo) So far clear skies and temperature could hit 80 degrees Sunday, the last day of Honda Classic. Slight chance of rain this afternoon. Slight northeast breeze, between 10-20 MPH. Read full coverage of the Honda Classic in The Palm Beach Post. Jupiter’s Rickie Fowler signs autographs after finishing Saturday’s third round of the Honda...
Honda Classic: Rickie Fowler poised to close the deal

Honda Classic: Rickie Fowler poised to close the deal

Entering the final round, Rickie Fowler is 0-for-8 in events he’s either led or been within a shot of the lead in his PGA Tour career. Based on how the Honda Classic has unfolded to this point, the chances of him going 0-for-9 seem remote. Fowler backed up his pair of opening 66s with a 5-under 65 Saturday to open a four-shot lead over Englishman Tyrrell Hatton heading into today’s final...
Dave George: Rickie Fowler’s Honda Classic dominance no surprise

Dave George: Rickie Fowler’s Honda Classic dominance no surprise

Last week, it was Dustin Johnson, the world’s top-ranked player, utterly obliterating a PGA Tour field at Los Angeles. Now, with three great rounds in the books and a four-shot lead going into Sunday, Rickie Fowler is in position to do the same in his hometown Honda Classic. The knee-jerk response is that it’s about time. For a player this talented and this puppy-love popular with...
Honda Classic 2017: 3 highlights from Day 3

Honda Classic 2017: 3 highlights from Day 3

Washington Nationals presidents made an appearance at the Honda Classic at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens Saturday, Feb.
New bear statue debuts at PGA National in time for Honda Classic

New bear statue debuts at PGA National in time for Honda Classic

One of the most iconic photo spots on the Honda Classic golf course now has a near-exact replica in front of the tournament’s host resort. About two weeks ago, PGA National Resort & Spa installed a new, snarling bear statue named “The Glare of the Bear” at the bottom of the valet loop on Avenue of the Champions. Wyoming sculptor Ben Foster made the 7-foot-tall, 700-pound bear out...
Boca Raton seniors cap stellar career with state championship

Boca Raton seniors cap stellar career with state championship

Deja vu was starting to set in for Boca Raton’s most experienced players. Forward Rachel Levy and guard Grace Marko lost in the state semifinals as sophomores and dropped a heartbreaker to Vero Beach in double overtime in the state title game at the Lakeland Center last season. So as Saturday’s Class 9A state championship against Miami-Ferguson got into the waning minutes of the fourth...
Ramsey’s buzzer beater lifts Boca Raton to girls basketball state title

Ramsey’s buzzer beater lifts Boca Raton to girls basketball state title

Audrey Ramsey struggled in Boca Raton’s state semifinal win Friday, but she knew she had to win the game for the Bobcats on Saturday. Her coach told her so. “Earlier today,” coach Nhu Nguyen said, “I grabbed her to the side and whispered in her ear and said, ‘Audrey, we’re going to need you to win this game.’ ” Ramsey did what Nguyen wanted and more...
NEW: Lake Worth Street Painting Festival comes alive in vibrant colors

NEW: Lake Worth Street Painting Festival comes alive in vibrant colors

The eyes, those piercing brown eyes that look as though they’re boring into your soul, are the first things you notice about David Lepore’s chalk painting portrait of Princess Leia. They’re hypnotic. Seemingly alive, like they’re about to pop off Lucerne Avenue as Star Wars’ steely rebel leader, played by the late Carrie Fisher, prepares for battle. “Leia is such...
Kids learn about golf — and life — at Honda Classic

Kids learn about golf — and life — at Honda Classic

Teaching children about golf — and life — is why about 35 young people with Inner City Youth Golfers’ Inc. gathered Saturday at the Honda Classic. The boys and girls from Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Riviera Beach, West Palm Beach and Boynton Beach have been taking classes with the nonprofit organization about the history of golf and the rules of conduct on the course. They watched...
Fireworks tonight at 7:30 at Honda Classic

Fireworks tonight at 7:30 at Honda Classic

(Photo/Madeline Gray) Honda schedule of events.
BREAKING: Five people injured in six-car I-95 crash near Lantana

BREAKING: Five people injured in six-car I-95 crash near Lantana

4:40 p.m. UPDATE: Five people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, FHP Sgt. Mark Wysocky said. All lanes are now open. 4:10 p.m. UPDATE: Six vehicles were involved in the crash between the Lantana Road and Hypoluxo Road, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said. Multiple people are injured. Original post: At least one person was hurt Saturday afternoon in a crash on Interstate 95...
NEW: HHGregg may declare bankruptcy; fate of four local stores unknown

NEW: HHGregg may declare bankruptcy; fate of four local stores unknown

HHGregg, which has three electronics stores in Palm Beach County and one in Martin County, is preparing to file for bankruptcy because of slumping sales, Bloomberg news reported. The Indianapolis-based company has 220 stores, including locations in West Palm Beach, Wellington, Boca Raton and Jensen Beach. The filing could come as early as next month, Bloomberg reported. It...
Nicklaus/Palmer painting on sale at Honda Classic for charity

Nicklaus/Palmer painting on sale at Honda Classic for charity

David Banegas painting portrait at Harbourside Place booth Thursday at Honda Classic. (Photo/Bill DiPaolo) Raffle tickets for the purchase of this painting of a pensive Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer studying a putt are on sale at the Honda Classic. Part of the proceeds of the sale of the portrait goes to the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation. The painting is valued at $18,000. The...
JUST IN: House fire leaves five temporarily homeless in Port St. Lucie

JUST IN: House fire leaves five temporarily homeless in Port St. Lucie

Five people, including three children, were left temporarily homeless Saturday morning when a stove fire damaged their Port St. Lucie home, St. Lucie County Fire Rescue said. The fire was reported at about 9:30 a.m. At 9:30 this morning a call was received for a residential structure fire on the 100 block of Estia Lane, north of Prima Vista Boulevard and weast of Airoso Boulevard. Crews found smoke...
Big guys meet golf fans at Honda Classic

Big guys meet golf fans at Honda Classic

(Photo/Bill DiPaolo) 10-foot-tall stilt men Tim Irwin (in the red pants) and his pal Frank Lentini greet the crowds at the entrance of the Honda Classic. They are employees of All About Entertainment
Honda Classic 2017: What not to wear to the tournament this weekend

Honda Classic 2017: What not to wear to the tournament this weekend

Spectators should wear hats and sunglasses to stay cool at The Honda Classic. Crowds during the final round of the 2016 Honda Classic Sunday February 28, 2016, at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens.
NEW: FAU student sustains head injury in Boca hit-and-run

NEW: FAU student sustains head injury in Boca hit-and-run

An Florida Atlantic University student sustained a head injury early Friday when he was struck by a vehicle near Glades Road, WPTV NewsChannel 5, The Post’s news partners, reported Saturday. Read the latest Breaking News from The Palm Beach Post The vehicle then fled the scene. WPTV identified the student as Mitchell Reidy, 18. He was struck at about 1:30 a.m. on the 2500 block of North Military...
BREAKING: Boynton bank robbed; suspect said he had bomb in backpack

BREAKING: Boynton bank robbed; suspect said he had bomb in backpack

City police are investigating a robbery Saturday morning at a Wells Fargo bank branch on Boynton Beach Boulevard west of Congress Avenue. See who’s been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail The suspect told the teller he had a bomb in his backpack, police said. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with information is asked to call Boynton Beach police at 561-732-8116 or Crime...
Wellington High School to host Dance Marathon fundraiser

Wellington High School to host Dance Marathon fundraiser

Wellington High School will be dedicated to raising money for the kids on Saturday. Student Government is hosting even event called “FTKarnival (For the Kids)” Saturday from 2 p.
Palm Beach County aims to weigh benefits of Trump visits against costs

Palm Beach County aims to weigh benefits of Trump visits against costs

Much has been made of the escalating costs of providing additional security during President Donald Trump’s trips to Mar-a-Lago, which he has dubbed the “winter White House.” But having the president in your midst brings benefits, too. And Palm Beach County wants to know how they stack up. The county is conducting a review of the benefits and costs of having the president...
Boynton bringing back program to help residents improve homes

Boynton bringing back program to help residents improve homes

McKinley Miller’s 1973 Cherry Hills home needed a new roof, windows, doors, hurricane shutters and a paint job about six years ago. Miller, now 71, couldn’t have afforded it. But the improvements happened because the city had a program for residential improvements in the Heart of Boynton area where Miller still lives. The work cost about $18,000. And Miller didn’t have to pay a cent...
Royal Palm Beach speeders beware: New plan expected to slow drivers

Royal Palm Beach speeders beware: New plan expected to slow drivers

People living along Sandpiper Avenue in Royal Palm Beach seen speeding cars for years. The speed limit is just 25 miles per hour on the narrow road with single story houses lining it just off of Royal Palm Beach Boulevard, but locals say most drivers ignore the signs. Mike Gershberg saw a driver exceeding 50 miles per hour lose control and smash into two of his parked vehicles, he told the Royal Palm...
JUST IN: Seen him? Man wanted for targeting West Palm gyms for thefts

JUST IN: Seen him? Man wanted for targeting West Palm gyms for thefts

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man wanted in connection with thefts at fitness gyms in suburban West Palm Beach. See who’s been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail The man operates by entering the fitness center, stealing car keys, then taking off in the victim’s vehicle or leaving with his or her property, PBSO said. The first incident took place Dec...
Juried art show coming to CityPlace

Juried art show coming to CityPlace

The 7th Annual CityPlace Art Fair comes to Rosemary Avenue April 1 and 2, featuring more than 100 artists’ tents, arranged gallery-style and filled with all mediums of fine art.
NEW: Juno man charged with setting car on fire outside townhome

NEW: Juno man charged with setting car on fire outside townhome

A 42-year-old Juno Beach man remained in custody Saturday morning after he allegedly set fire to his own vehicle this week. Daniel John Brace faces one count of second-degree arson in connection to a car fire Monday at his townhome in the Villas of Juno Beach, along U.S. 1 near the Ocean Drive split. Brace was taken into custody Thursday and is being held without bail. See who’s been booked...
BREAKING: 60-day rabies alert for Indiantown after dog tests positive

BREAKING: 60-day rabies alert for Indiantown after dog tests positive

The Florida Department of Health in Martin County on Friday issued a 60-day rabies alert for Indiantown after a dog tested positive for rabies. According to the owner, the dog was unvaccinated and kept outside in the hamlet 25 miles northwest of Jupiter. It became sick after it was scratched or bitten by an unknown animal. It is the first confirmed case of rabies in an animal in Martin County this...
The price of mentoring? Why this Boca Raton teacher is being fired

The price of mentoring? Why this Boca Raton teacher is being fired

The school year was already veering into winter when the girl began approaching Samantha Major after class. It was typical adolescent banter at first: college plans, boys, difficulties finding a part-time job. But as the last weeks of 2015 wound down, school records show that Major, an up-and-coming world history teacher at Boca Raton High School, began to sense the girl was troubled. This was no...
JUST IN: St. Lucie County teacher arrested on child abuse charges

JUST IN: St. Lucie County teacher arrested on child abuse charges

An elementary school teacher is in jail after investigators say she shoved one student and grabbed another by the neck, pushing him down to the ground recently, according to the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office. Leah Merrique Germain faces two counts of child abuse and was booked into the St. Lucie County jail on $7,5000 bail Friday, according to the sheriff’s office. Germain is a fifth...

Sober arrests racheting up - Operator charged with taking kickbacks

A day after the arrest of Daniel Kandler - CEO of a Delray Beach treatment center — on 93 counts of patient brokering on Thursday — the Palm Beach County Sober Home Task Force on Friday arrested the owner of a sober home who allegedly accepted kickbacks from Kandler’s company. According to the arrest report, Kris Bayne, operator of Guiding Light Properties, accepted 33 checks totaling...
Video: Mast faces fire in marathon town hall from constituents angry at Trump

Video: Mast faces fire in marathon town hall from constituents angry at Trump

For four rough hours Friday, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast was jeered and, less frequently, cheered during a packed, raucous town hall meeting at the Havert L. Fenn Center here. The Palm City Republican was the most recent member of Congress to face constituents infuriated by policies supported by President Donald Trump and the Republican Party. Mast, a double amputee Army veteran elected in November...
Wellington to host Mardi Paws in the Park

Wellington to host Mardi Paws in the Park

Wellington is hosting its take on the popular New Orleans Mardi Gras Saturday, which will be combined with four-legged friends. The second annual Mardi Paws in the Park will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Wellington Dog Park on Greenbriar Boulevard. There will be a costume contest for the dogs and games for both canines and children. All proceeds from the event will go to the Shepherd Help...
Dave George: Rickie Fowler lends star power to Honda Classic

Dave George: Rickie Fowler lends star power to Honda Classic

The Honda Classic can never get too much of Rickie Fowler, especially in a year when only three of the world’s top 10 players are in the field. So Fowler finished up Friday with his second consecutive 4-under-par 66 and raced in a golf cart directly to the Cobra Puma Golf Village, a hospitality venue next to the 17th tee where the clubs and the clothes he endorses are featured. There he signed...
Americans Jack Sock, Donald Young to meet in Delray semi; Bryans upset

Americans Jack Sock, Donald Young to meet in Delray semi; Bryans upset

They are Davis Cup doubles partners and are separated by only five spots in the world rankings. Steve Johnson and Jack Sock are friendly compatriots off the court, but true adversaries between the lines come tournament time. For the fifth time in eight meetings, the third-seeded Sock got the better of the fifth-seeded Johnson, taking a 6-4, 7-6 win on Friday in a quarterfinal on Stadium Court at the...
Honda Classic: Adam Scott signs autographs for kids chanting his name

Honda Classic: Adam Scott signs autographs for kids chanting his name

Adam Scott signed autographs for fans in the kids-only autograph zone who were chanting his name after he finished the second round of play in the Honda Classic Friday, Feb.
Ryan Palmer and Wesley Bryan share midway lead at Honda Classic

Ryan Palmer and Wesley Bryan share midway lead at Honda Classic

Ryan Palmer and Wesley Bryan share the midway point lead at the Honda Classic, one stroke ahead of Jupiter’s Rickie Fowler. Palmer, a 14-year tour veteran, and Bryan, a rookie, are 9-under. Palmer shot a 5-under 65 Friday and Bryan shot a 67, rolling in a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to catch Palmer. For full coverage of the Honda Classic click here Fowler is 8-under after a pair of...
Former PBSO deputy convicted of impersonating a cop

Former PBSO deputy convicted of impersonating a cop

A former Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy is behind bars after a jury convicted him Friday of pretending to be an officer more than five years after the department let him go. Adam J. Shockey was convicted of a third degree felony charge of falsely impersonating an officer in what started as a Saturday night argument in the 24-hour study area of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton...
NEW: Austin Harrouff’s ‘Dr. Phil’ interview to be released next week

NEW: Austin Harrouff’s ‘Dr. Phil’ interview to be released next week

A Martin County judge Friday denied a motion from Austin Harroff’s defense team which asked that the release of an interview between their client and Dr. Phil be delayed. Judge Lawrence Mirman told the attorneys to appeal directly to the 4th District Court of Appeal, but otherwise the video will be released under his ruling from earlier this week. On Wednesday, Mirman granted the release of...
Former Palm Beach Shores police officer sued over rape allegations

Former Palm Beach Shores police officer sued over rape allegations

Two women filed lawsuits this week against Palm Beach Shores and one of its former police officers, Charles “Charlie” Hoeffer. One of the women, who is blind, claims Hoeffer raped raped her twice in her Riviera Beach home. The other, a town resident, claims Hoeffer groped her while off-duty. Neither of the allegations are new — The Palm Beach Post first revealed them in 2015, along...
Dermatologist who settled federal lawsuit plans to sue whistleblower

Dermatologist who settled federal lawsuit plans to sue whistleblower

A dermatologist who recently agreed to pay the federal government millions of dollars to settle a lawsuit accusing him of misdiagnosing patients with cancer at his Okeechobee and St. Lucie practices announced plans on Friday to sue a whistleblower and several media outlets for defamation and libel. During a news conference on the steps of the Palm Beach County Courthouse, Dr. Gary Marder, who...
NEW: PBSO seeks two men who robbed Boynton Beach resident at home

NEW: PBSO seeks two men who robbed Boynton Beach resident at home

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help in identifying two armed men involved in a robbery last week outside a suburban Boynton Beach home. The robbers, one wearing a mask, followed the victim Saturday night to his home in the 10000 block of Diamond Lake Road, south of Boynton Beach Boulevard and east of Jog Road, and robbed him outside the residence. » Download...
Royal Palm Beach to hold West Fest this weekend

Royal Palm Beach to hold West Fest this weekend

Royal Palm Beach will be bustling with western themed activities at its annual West Fest. Commons Park will be home to the festivities, which will include concerts, carnival rides, crafts, vendors and more throughout the whole weekend. It kicks off Friday at 5 p.m. There is parking on site but people are encouraged to walk, bike or carpool. Check out the event’s website for a full schedule ...
Man who killed Glades Central football player found murdered

Man who killed Glades Central football player found murdered

A man convicted of robbing and shooting a Belle Glade football player in August 2000 was found murdered in Mangonia Park early Friday, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Gilbert Stokes, 39, was found shot to death inside a car in an industrial park in the 4700 block of Australian Avenue, just north of 45th Street. Deputies responded to the scene about 1:30 a.m. See who&rsquo...
NEW: West Palm police searching for family of elderly man who died

NEW: West Palm police searching for family of elderly man who died

City police are asking for the public’s help locating the family of an older man who died last week. Robert Furbush, 87, died Feb. 13 of natural causes. He lived along the 200 block of Fern Street downtown. He lived in Maine many decades ago, police said. Anyone with information about Furbush’s next of kin is asked to call Detective Ronald Robbins at 561-822-1726, or Detective Charles...
Honda Classic: Man with cerebral palsy walks every hole on PGA Tour

Honda Classic: Man with cerebral palsy walks every hole on PGA Tour

D.J. Gregory set out to walk every hole on the PGA Tour in 2008 to fulfill a lifelong dream. With a cane in hand, he accomplished it. And Gregory, who was born with cerebral palsy, is still walking. He’s followed a golfer for every tournament since then. For this year’s Honda Classic, it’s Scott Brown. The two chatted briefly before Brown, of Aiken, S.C., teed off about 8 a.m. Friday...
Lake Worth women get fashion makeovers from Evelyn & Arthur

Lake Worth women get fashion makeovers from Evelyn & Arthur

Lauren Cocozza (right), a buyer at Evelyn & Arthur, helps a local woman try on new clothes at Tuesday’s “pop-event” in Lake Worth where the women of Burckle Place and Halle Place got to shop and be pampered.
NEW: Austin Harrouff’s ‘Dr. Phil’ interview to be released Tuesday

NEW: Austin Harrouff’s ‘Dr. Phil’ interview to be released Tuesday

The hospital bedside interview between Austin Harrouff and Dr. Phil is expected to be released Tuesday morning, according to the Martin County State Attorney’s Office. 2:50 p.m. UPDATE: Judge Lawrence Mirman on Friday denied a request by Austin Harrouff’s attorneys to delay the release of the interview the accused killer gave to the “Dr. Phil” TV show days before he was arrested...
Some not happy with Delray coastal walkway’s environmental buzz-cut

Some not happy with Delray coastal walkway’s environmental buzz-cut

The lush awnings of shrubbery that once lined the pathway to the sandy beaches in Delray Beach have been drastically trimmed for environmental purposes but the buzzed landscape isn’t sitting well with some. The trimming — and in some cases removal — of the salt-tolerant sea grape, an invasive plant species that overgrew into the beloved canopies surrounding the pathways to the ocean...

BREAKING: Sober arrests racheting up - Operator charged with kickbacks

A day after arresting the CEO of a Delray Beach treatment center on 93 counts of patient brokering, the Palm Beach County Sober Home Task Force Friday arrested the owner of a sober home who allegedly accepted kickbacks from the Daniel Kandler’s company. According to the arrest report, Kris Bayne, operator of Guiding Light Properties, accepted 33 checks totaling $94,225 from Chapters for referring...
Recovering addict helps beautify Lake Worth through beach-themed mural

Recovering addict helps beautify Lake Worth through beach-themed mural

A lot of ugly things have happened in Christy Lebiedzinski’s life. Growing up in New Jersey, Lebiedzinski, 30, starting drinking alcohol and smoking pot at age 13. No real reason why. “I don’t know,” she says sheepishly, sounding embarrassed. “That’s what people did at that age where I lived. I had a good upbringing. I don’t have any terrible stories.&rdquo...
What to do? Big festivals and parties around town this weekend!

What to do? Big festivals and parties around town this weekend!

Oh my! ’Tis the season for festivals! And we have some fun, exciting ones this weekend: The largest touring food truck and craft beer festival, Food Truck Festivals of America (FTFA), rolls into the Palm Beach Outlets Saturday. Enjoy some of the best regional and national craft beers as well as fantastic grub from over 20 of South Florida’s most delicious food trucks and 25 of the best...
NEW: Small aircraft goes runway at PBIA; no injuries reported

NEW: Small aircraft goes runway at PBIA; no injuries reported

A small plane went off a Palm Beach International Airport runway while landing Friday afternoon, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said. Emergency crews responded as the plane became stuck in grass near the runway. Two people on board. There were no reported injuries, Fire Rescue spokesman Capt. Albert Borroto said.
Delray doctor turns to Facebook to search for a kidney donor

Delray doctor turns to Facebook to search for a kidney donor

Dr. Stuart Himmelstein has spent the past four years anxiously waiting for a much-needed kidney, but like nearly 120,000 Americans on a transplant list, he’s waiting on a miracle. So Himmelstein, a Delray Beach internist diagnosed with kidney disease, is trying another approach for a transplant — Facebook. Himmelstein, a Lake Worth resident and the former president of the Palm Beach County...
NEW: Facebook video leads to arrest of alleged Martin County thief

NEW: Facebook video leads to arrest of alleged Martin County thief

A cameo appearance on video brought an alleged Martin County electronics store thief some attention he may not have wanted. See who’s been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail David Hay, 19, took $400 from the cash register at the iFix Galaxy store on Ocean Boulevard on Sunday after a clerk briefly stepped away from the counter, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office said. Hay had come to...
Honda Classic 2017: Who’s the entertainment and when are fireworks?

Honda Classic 2017: Who’s the entertainment and when are fireworks?

The second round of the Honda Classic comes to a close as fireworks light-up the night sky in Palm Beach Gardens, February 26, 2016.
After airspace violation Aero Club Board urges residents to keep quiet

After airspace violation Aero Club Board urges residents to keep quiet

Just hours after a Palm Beach Post reporter started calling Aero Club residents about a connection to one of the 12 aircraft that violated airspace President Donald Trump’s recent stay in Palm Beach, the board of directors sent out a memo trying to silence the residents of the Wellington community. And that’s not sitting so well with one homeowner. “They are violating our rights...
Another polo injury: Argentinian player treated, released

Another polo injury: Argentinian player treated, released

Four days after 17-year-old polo player Donovan Stratemann died in a polo accident in Wellington, another young polo player was airlifted to the hospital after a fall on the Patagones polo fields Monday. Argentinian Mateo Tarlowski was treated at the hospital and released after he was held overnight into Tuesday, multiple sources confirmed to The Post. Tarlowski was in Wellington with family friend...
NEW: ‘Team Clemente’ rolls out slain man’s car for speedway showcase

NEW: ‘Team Clemente’ rolls out slain man’s car for speedway showcase

Pedro Juan Clemente Verdejo spent years tricking out his blue 1993 Honda Civic, welding the roll cage and tinkering with the mechanics. The Palm Springs man hadn’t quite perfected the details when he was killed in September, said his wife, Margarita Clemente. But she knew it was time to roll it out of the garage. READ MORE: What happened to dad? Lantana family have no answers after murder On...
UPDATE: Man who killed Glades Central football player found murdered

UPDATE: Man who killed Glades Central football player found murdered

A man convicted of robbing and shooting a Belle Glade football player in August 2000 was found murdered in Mangonia Park early Friday, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Gilbert Stokes, 39, was found shot to death inside a car in an industrial park in the 4700 block of Australian Avenue, just north of 45th Street. Deputies responded to the scene about 1:30 a.m. See who&rsquo...
Who are those little astronauts at Honda Classic?

Who are those little astronauts at Honda Classic?

(Photo/Bill DiPaolo) Who are those tiny space-age guys scattered around the grounds of the Honda Classic? Here’s the story: pbpo.st/2msSxcs
Honda Classic 2017: Best food and drinks in Palm Beach Gardens

Honda Classic 2017: Best food and drinks in Palm Beach Gardens

A golf fan can work up quite an appetite watching the action on the greens at Honda Classic, the challenging first stop on the PGA Tour’s Florida swing. And the PGA National Resort and Spa, home of the Classic, is not a bad place for a hungry fan. Not only does the resort offer a solid trio of dining and sipping options, it sits at the western edge of an entire boulevard of eating...
NEW: Hearing delayed for man facing weapons charge in Jupiter deaths

NEW: Hearing delayed for man facing weapons charge in Jupiter deaths

A federal judge Friday agreed to delay by 30 days the arraignment for a Jupiter man charged with possessing guns at his rented home, where three people were murdered Feb. 5. Federal magistrate Dave Lee Bannon set a March 24 hearing for Charles Vorpagel, who was renting the home on Mohawk Street in Jupiter where Kelli J. Doherty, 20, of Tequesta, Sean P. Henry, 25, of Jupiter and Brandi El-Salhy, a...
Will Carefree Theater dilemma lead to bigger buildings on South Dixie?

Will Carefree Theater dilemma lead to bigger buildings on South Dixie?

When a demolition crew had its way with the old Carefree Theatre last September, film producer and distributor Charles Cohen stood by with plans to turn the vacant venue on South Dixie Highway into a six-theater art house with luxury apartments, restaurants, shops and underground parking. Five months later, he’s still standing by and the site remains fallow. The city found the project would...
NEW: Man Snapchats fire at Lake Worth country club, faces arson charge

NEW: Man Snapchats fire at Lake Worth country club, faces arson charge

A 25-year-old man reportedly set fire to a suburban Lake Worth country club last week and posted videos on Snapchat during the blaze, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office records state. Anthony Stowers of Lake Worth was arrested late Thursday on an arson charge. A judge ordered he be held in the Palm Beach County Jail on a $50,000 bond. READ MORE: Lake Worth country club fire ruled arson by investigators...
NEW: West Palm man accused of sex assault on man who broke up fight

NEW: West Palm man accused of sex assault on man who broke up fight

A West Palm Beach man is facing charges of sexual assault and battery after he allegedly grabbed another man by his private parts after he came to the aid of a woman, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Jose Anthony Garcia, 39, was released from the Palm Beach County Jail on Sunday after posting a $5,000 bond. See who’s been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail A 36-year-old...
FHP: Boynton Beach woman dies one week after crash on west coast

FHP: Boynton Beach woman dies one week after crash on west coast

A 60-year-old Boynton Beach woman died Thursday, a week after she was involved in a car wreck on the state’s west coast north of Fort Myers. On Feb. 18, Lissette Maradiaga was driving a 2016 Mini Cooper A heading west on County Road 74, also known as Bermont Road. She was stopped at the intersection of State Road 31. Hussein Al-Khazraji, 32, of Orlando was heading south on State Road 31 and...
5 things to know about this weekend’s Lake Worth Street Painting Festival

5 things to know about this weekend’s Lake Worth Street Painting Festival

If there’s one way to experience the city of Lake Worth it’s through the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival. This two-day art fest features the creations of more than 600 artists of all types, turning the streets into gigantic canvases. The Lake Worth community is funky, talented anddiverse, and they’re not afraid to show it for the 23rd year in a row. The art festival...
NEW: Man accused of stealing Maserati he took on test drive to Boca

NEW: Man accused of stealing Maserati he took on test drive to Boca

A Broward County man remains jailed after he took a $150,000 Maserati on a test drive, then allegedly stole the car, according to an arrest report. Michael Lewis McGilvary, 45, is facing a charge of grand larceny of $100,000 or more and is being held in the Palm Beach County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. See who’s been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail McGilvary walked into the Ferrari-Maserati...
UPDATE: Where is missing Boca grandmother? Mystery hits two-month mark

UPDATE: Where is missing Boca grandmother? Mystery hits two-month mark

It’s been 67 days since Loraine “Lori” Feliciano-Pino was last seen leaving her suburban Boca Raton home. Sixty-seven days since she was last heard from after pleas across the news and and hundreds of posts on social media. Sixty-seven days since her two granddaughters have gotten an answer when they ask where their “Mima” is. The 47-year-old grandmother was last seen...
NEW: Man arrested in carjacking at Greenacres medical clinic

NEW: Man arrested in carjacking at Greenacres medical clinic

Tudor Tacorian told authorities he had no idea how another man’s items ended up in his wallet. Investigators say he may have taken them during a carjacking outside a primary-care clinic Wednesday afternoon in Greenacres. See who’s been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tacorian, 32, on Wednesday after alleging that he stole a couple&rsquo...
Honda Classic 2017: Tribute Wall honors U.S. servicemen and women

Honda Classic 2017: Tribute Wall honors U.S. servicemen and women

The Honda Classic doesn’t forget to remember those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Honda Classic spectators can sign the Tribute Wall at the Patriots Outpost at the 17th hole.

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Fear calling 911 because of an ambulance charge? Tell the state now

Fear calling 911 because of an ambulance charge? Tell the state now

A state working group meets Tuesday to consider whether legislators need to set some new ground rules for ambulance charges — like the bill for more than $800 that caught Edward and Bonny Fishman of Boynton Beach by surprise. Then came this: Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services threatened to turn the Fishmans over to a collection agency if they did not pay, the couple said. “I was shocked,&rdquo...
JUST IN: St. Lucie corrections deputy arrested week after husband

JUST IN: St. Lucie corrections deputy arrested week after husband

A St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office corrections deputy was arrested after investigators say she tried to arrange a bank scam with an inmate over a cellphone. This comes a week after her husband, a corrections officer in Martin County, was arrested. Ingrid Yearby faces charges of introducing contraband into a correctional institution, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Her...
JUST IN: Fire Rescue responds to rollover near John I. Leonard

JUST IN: Fire Rescue responds to rollover near John I. Leonard

Greenacres Fire Rescue responded to a rollover crash near John I. Leonard Thursday afternoon. Assistant Chief Brian Fuller said all passengers made it safely out of the vehicle and have minimal injuries. It’s unclear what caused the crash near 10th Avenue North and Haverhill Road at this time, but no other vehicles were involved, Fuller said.
Good Samaritan or cop impersonator? Jury to decide in FAU case

Good Samaritan or cop impersonator? Jury to decide in FAU case

A Palm Beach County jury today will begin deciding the case of a former Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy accused of impersonating a cop to stop an argument over a seat at the all-night study area of Florida Atlantic University’s campus in Boca Raton. Former deputy Adam Shockey faces a single third-degree felony charge of falsely impersonating an officer in connection with the January...
South Florida’s public radio outfit in power struggle with school board

South Florida’s public radio outfit in power struggle with school board

Who should control the newsroom in South Florida’s only remaining public radio station? For decades Boynton Beach-based WXEL-FM 90.7 and downtown Miami-based WLRN-FM 91.3 had a long-running competition for Palm Beach County listeners. When WXEL sold the radio station to a Broward County-based classical music outfit in 2011, that left WLRN as the only public radio voice east of Fort Myers and...
Board OKs manure recycling facility, medical-pot-dispensary moratorium

Board OKs manure recycling facility, medical-pot-dispensary moratorium

It could take as long as a year before Palm Beach County begins accepting zoning applications for medical marijuana treatment centers and dispensaries now that commissioners have approved a moratorium. Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of the moratorium during a zoning hearing Thursday, when they also backed a land use change that would allow a horse manure recycling facility to open between...
Young man from Els for Autism shines as Honda Classic volunteer

Young man from Els for Autism shines as Honda Classic volunteer

Michael Fortes, 23, is one of roughly 1,750 volunteers that keep the Honda Classic running. But unlike most of the others, he has a developmental disability. Fortes and his colleagues from Els for Autism’s Work Experience Program reported for duty about 8 a.m. Thursday at volunteer headquarters at PGA National Resort & Spa, ready to dart around the golf course. Their primary task was loading...
Wellington Amphitheater to hold concert, movie showing

Wellington Amphitheater to hold concert, movie showing

Fresh off the Tribute Music and Food Truck Festival of the last two weekends, the Wellington Amphitheater will be getting back to its typical programming this week.
Fans know “Quiet Please”announcer at Honda Classic

Fans know “Quiet Please”announcer at Honda Classic

Mark Zembrowski (Photo/Bruce Bennett) When Mark Zembrowski calls for “Quiet Please” at the 17th green at the Honda Classic, golf fans listen. “His voice has wings. People pay attention when Mark speaks. He’s a big guy, he has a big presence,” said Jim Coleman, in charge of the 1,750 volunteers who donate their time to the event that is expected to draw more than 200,000...
Look at the new restaurants in Gardens, Jupiter!

Look at the new restaurants in Gardens, Jupiter!

Whether you live in northern Palm Beach County or like to explore, there are some exciting new restaurants that have opened recently. Here are some real stand-outs in Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens: The new Italian restaurant is the north county outpost of a lively Clematis Street spot. And it seems the owners have brought some of that downtown West Palm Beach verve to northern Jupiter. Donald Trump&rsquo...
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