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

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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...
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...
PBSO Sgt. Michael Custer’s missing cellphone focus of Seth Adams trial

PBSO Sgt. Michael Custer’s missing cellphone focus of Seth Adams trial

The continuing trial against Palm Beach County sheriff’s Sgt. Michael Custer in the May 2012 shooting death of 24-year-old Seth Adams on Monday will turn to the mysterious disappearance of the officer’s cellphone. RELATED: Read The Post’s complete Seth Adams coverage Those who worked in the sheriff’s telecommunications unit when Custer claims he turned over the phone are expected...
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...
Palm Beach County shares spotlight at national opioid crisis meeting

Palm Beach County shares spotlight at national opioid crisis meeting

Palm Beach County’s opioid epidemic has been an all too familiar local crisis for County Commissioners Melissa McKinlay and Mary Lou Berger. On Sunday, they saw firsthand what they’ve mostly just read about — how the epidemic is raging through communities across the United States. In a conference room not far from the White House, more than 250 municipal leaders from communities...
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...
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...
Baltimore Ravens player Matt Elam arrested on drug charges

Baltimore Ravens player Matt Elam arrested on drug charges

Baltimore Ravens safety and former Dwyer High School standout Matt Elam was arrested in Miami Dade County early Sunday morning on multiple drug charges. Elam was booked in a Miami Dade County jail at 3:45 a.m. on charges of possession of more than 20 grams of cannabis, possession of cannabis with the intent to sell or deliver, and possession of a controlled substance.
UPDATE: High risk of rip currents through Tuesday night

UPDATE: High risk of rip currents through Tuesday night

UPDATE, 3:50 p.m.: A high risk for rip currents will remain along Palm Beach County beaches through Tuesday night, the National Weather Service in Miami said. Forecasters had predicted the elevated threat would end Monday evening, but on Sunday the weather service extended its warning, cautioning that the high risk would remain in the area through late Tuesday night. ORIGINAL STORY: There is a high...
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.
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...
Rick Scott eats lunch, dinner with Trump after scoring key RGA post

Rick Scott eats lunch, dinner with Trump after scoring key RGA post

Florida guys hangin’ in the Oval — Gov. Rick Scott and President Donald Trump on Saturday.
West Palm cost to fight State Road 7 extension tops $2 million

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...
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...
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...
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...
UPDATE: Missing Martin County girl, 15, found, is safe

UPDATE: Missing Martin County girl, 15, found, is safe

4:30 p.m. UPDATE: Chloe Burnam has been found and is safe, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office said. Original post: The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 15-year-old girl who left her Palm City home in the middle of night Friday. Download our PostNOW app to get the latest Breaking News Chloe Burnam is considered a runaway. She is 5 feet 3 inches and about 135 pounds. She has...
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...
NEW: Girlfriend of late Marlins ace Jose Fernandez gives birth to girl

NEW: Girlfriend of late Marlins ace Jose Fernandez gives birth to girl

The late Marlins pitching ace Jose Fernandez would be a father of a baby girl today if he had survived a September boat crash off Miami Beach. Fernandez’s girlfriend, Maria Arias, gave birth Friday night to Penelope, with whom she was pregnant when Fernandez died Sept. 25, The Miami Herald reported. Fernandez, who was 24 when he died, chose his daughter’s name last summer when he and Arias...
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...
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...
Thanks to late-inning construction rally, Ballpark ready to play ball

Thanks to late-inning construction rally, Ballpark ready to play ball

The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches will be ready to play ball for the first time on Tuesday but only because of a late-inning rally by construction crews and city inspectors inside the main stadium. Fans should see few, if any, signs of lingering construction when gates open at 11 a.m. But there’s a chance the city might not issue the stadium’s initial certificate of occupancy until Monday...
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...
Houston Astros’ ‘Little Mascot’: The boy who grew up with The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Houston Astros’ ‘Little Mascot’: The boy who grew up with The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

He’s the “Little Mascot” of the Houston Astros. And the nickname is entirely appropriate for the 4-year-old Martin County boy whose childhood has taken shape in and around the development of the Astros’ new spring training home, The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.
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...
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...
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...
UPDATE: Lane closures next weekend for Flagler Bridge work postponed

UPDATE: Lane closures next weekend for Flagler Bridge work postponed

Update: The Department of Transportation has rescheduled this work. Lanes will not close next weekend. New dates have not been announced. Original story: Alternating lane closures are scheduled for next weekend on the Flagler Memorial Bridge for road construction, starting the same day that initial reports indicate President Donald Trump will be in town. The lane closures are set to begin at 9 p.m...
Riviera man gets life for stabbing 17-year-old mother to death

Riviera man gets life for stabbing 17-year-old mother to death

For viciously stabbing to death the 17-year-old mother of his brother’s child, 21-year-old Bryan Augustin will spend the rest of his life behind bars, a Palm Beach County judge ruled Friday. As broken members of two once close-knit families looked on, Circuit Judge Marni Bryson said the crime was among the most vicious she has seen. Augustin, of Riviera Beach, slashed Kayla Storey’s throat...
Donald Trump: Boca lawyer appeals mental health case against president

Donald Trump: Boca lawyer appeals mental health case against president

Although a judge this week tossed the second attempt by a Boca Raton guardianship attorney to declare President Donald Trump mentally unfit to serve as commander-in-chief, the case is not over. Attorney James Herb filed his notice to appeal the ruling of Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge Jaimie Goodman on Wednesday — a day after the judge dismissed Herb’s second petition on the same...
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...
Mast gets earful as hundreds pack town hall meeting in Fort Pierce

Mast gets earful as hundreds pack town hall meeting in Fort Pierce

U.S. Rep. Brian Mast was jeered and, at times, cheered during a packed, raucous, four-hour town hall meeting at the Havert L.
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...
BREAKING: Three sober home operators arrested in Delray Beach 

BREAKING: Three sober home operators arrested in Delray Beach 

Three sober home operators in Delray Beach surrendered on Sunday night on multiple charges of patient brokering. Adam Lahr, 25, Eric Lahr, 28, and John Dudek, 55, will appear in court this morning on charges of accepting kickbacks for enrolling insured residents of their sober homes in a treatment program called Chapters, formerly known as Good Future.  Adam and Eric Lahr are both operators of...
Oscars 2017: Jimmy Kimmel surprises Hollywood tourists with Academy Awards visit

Oscars 2017: Jimmy Kimmel surprises Hollywood tourists with Academy Awards visit

During Sunday night’s Academy Awards, host Jimmy Kimmel pulled a prank on a group of people who thought they had taken a bus to tour a museum. Instead, they entered the building to discover that they had been taken to the Oscars. While there, the tour bus riders snapped photos as they were introduced to some stars, including Ryan Gosling, the “overrated” Meryl Streep, and Casey Affleck...
Oscars 2017: 'Moonlight' wins Best Picture after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced

Oscars 2017: 'Moonlight' wins Best Picture after 'La La Land' mistakenly announced

The 89th Annual Academy Awards ended on a confusing note, to say the least, after a mistake in the named winner of Best Picture. Actor Warren Beatty was on stage presenting the award with actress Faye Dunaway and after pausing to read the winner, he looked to Dunaway. She then announced that the award went to musical "La La Land." The filmmakers were in the middle of giving out thank yous...
​2017 Oscars: Mahershala Ali makes history as first Muslim to win an Academy Award

​2017 Oscars: Mahershala Ali makes history as first Muslim to win an Academy Award

Mahershala Ali has a lot to celebrate this week. On top of welcoming a daughter with wife, Amatus Sami-Karim, on Sunday, Ali became the first ever Muslim actor to win an Academy Award. He won for his role in the film "Moonlight." During his emotional acceptance speech, Ali took a moment to thank his "wonderful teachers and professors" and shared some advice he learned from...
2017 Oscars: Iranian director Asghar Farhadi issues statement on immigration, doesn't appear onstage

2017 Oscars: Iranian director Asghar Farhadi issues statement on immigration, doesn't appear onstage

Director Asghar Farhadi won the Academy Award for best foreign language film for his work on "The Salesman," Sunday, but was not there to accept the Oscar. Vanity Fair reported that instead, the Iranian director sent Anousheh Ansari, the first Iranian and first Muslim woman in space, and Firouz Naderi, former director of Solar Systems Exploration at NASA,  to accept the award on...
2017 Oscars: Jimmy Kimmel gets political in opening monologue

2017 Oscars: Jimmy Kimmel gets political in opening monologue

Jimmy Kimmel kicked off the Academy Awards by making a few jokes at President Donald Trump's expense. When it came to preparing for the show, Kimmel was told he needed to unite the Academy, and he just had one thing to say about that: "Let's just get something straight: I'm not here to do that." Instead, Kimmel encouraged the crowd and viewers at home to reach out and do something else...
2017 Oscars: 'Moonlight' best picture, complete list of winners

2017 Oscars: 'Moonlight' best picture, complete list of winners

Mahershala Ali became the first Muslim actor to win an Academy Award; the ESPN film "O.J.: Made in America" at 7 hours and 47 minutes is the longest movie to win; and after 21 nominations Kevin O'Connell won his first. "La La Land" also won multiple Oscars during the 89th Annual Academy Awards Sunday, almost winning best picture before it was realized that "Moonlight"...
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.
'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dead at 36

'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dead at 36

Neil Fingleton, the 7-foot-7-inch actor and tallest man in Britain died Saturday, according to the Daily Mail. He was 36 years old. Fingleton was known for his role as Mag The Mighty on the HBO series, “Game of Thrones.” Before becoming an actor, Fingleton was a basketball player. Daily Mail reports that Fingleton thought of himself as a “happy-go-lucky guy” and often...
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...

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...
Risks of smoking-related lung disease lowered by fruits, veggies, study says

Risks of smoking-related lung disease lowered by fruits, veggies, study says

Past and current smokers can lower the risks of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD., by eating five or more servings of fruits and vegetables every day. Swedish researchers studied 44,000 men between the ages of 45 and 79 over a 13-year period. About one in four were current smokers and almost two-thirds were former smokers. The research, published in the Thorax, found just...
Transgender boy wins girls state wrestling title in Texas

Transgender boy wins girls state wrestling title in Texas

The Texas high school state girls’ wrestling champion is a boy. The state would not allow him to compete in the male division because his birth certificate says “female.” Trinity High school junior Mack Beggs, 17, was born female, but began transitioning to male last year, which includes taking testosterone.  The process has impacted his body and strength, but the organization...
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...
Actor Bill Paxton of 'Aliens,' 'Titanic' fame dead at 61

Actor Bill Paxton of 'Aliens,' 'Titanic' fame dead at 61

Award-winning actor Bill Paxton of "Aliens" and "Titanic" movie fame, has died from complications from surgery, according to TMZ. The 61 year old acting veteran has starred in a string of movie hits over his four-decade career, including "Twister," "Hatfield and McCoys," and "Apollo 13." He was working on the new CBS series "Training Day,"...
Vasectomy didn’t stop Georgia couple from having a baby anyway

Vasectomy didn’t stop Georgia couple from having a baby anyway

You might remember the story of a Georgia woman, who was quite surprised to learn she was pregnant because her husband had had a vasectomy. Well that couple has now welcomed their fourth child.  Back in August, Tim Brummel posted a video on YouTube about the couple’s unlikely pregnancy. The video starts with Tim explaining how he surprised his wife, Rachel King Brummel. He said for a few...
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...
Barbara Pierce Bush to headline Planned Parenthood fundraiser in Texas

Barbara Pierce Bush to headline Planned Parenthood fundraiser in Texas

Former President George W. Bush’s daughter, Barbara Pierce Bush, is headlining a Planned Parenthood fundraiser for a Texas branch of the organization. Bush is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas’ annual Fort Worth luncheon on Wednesday, according to the Texas Tribune. The event helps raise money for the agency, which provides reproductive and...
Fireworks tonight at 7:30 at Honda Classic

Fireworks tonight at 7:30 at Honda Classic

(Photo/Madeline Gray) Honda schedule of events.
Honda Classic 2017: Who’s the golfer who stripped to his undies?

Honda Classic 2017: Who’s the golfer who stripped to his undies?

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA – FEBRUARY 16: Shawn Stefani plays his shot from the second tee during the first round at the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club on February 16, 2017 in Pacific Palisades, California.
The price of mentoring? Why this Boca Raton teacher is being fired

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

Samantha Major is a Boca Raton teacher whom a supervisor once dubbed “an absolute powerhouse of compassion, kindness, thoughtfulness, professionalism and excellence.” Now she’s been banished from the classroom, relegated to months of paperwork duties in a school bus depot, targeted for criminal investigation and slated for termination. The county school board will consider the proposal...
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.
Man accused of killing dog to avenge pet cat's death

Man accused of killing dog to avenge pet cat's death

Police arrested an Oklahoma man Friday after he allegedly killed a dog in retaliation for the death of his cat. Officers say Darren White, 36, ran over a dog with his truck and then beat it with a baseball bat in north Tulsa Friday afternoon. Witnesses say White went after a second dog in his truck and even tried to beat the dead dog again with the bat before he was stopped. White was charged with...
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