Hannah Winston

Hannah Winston covers crime and breaking news for The Palm Beach Post. Born and raised in South Florida, Winston started her journalism career at the Independent Florida Alligator while studying at the University of Florida. She interned at various media outlets across the country including The Gainesville Sun, ABC News in Washington, D.C., and was a 2013 reporting fellow for News21, a Carnegie-Knight national investigative journalism project, in Phoenix, Ariz. She joined The Post in 2014.

Latest from Hannah Winston

Three people hit by train since its debut last week
 For the third time in the week since the Brightline train started its service from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale, a person has been hit by the passenger train, according to Fort Lauderdale police. Detective Tracy Figone, public information officer for the police department, said a pedestrian attempted to cross the train tracks at Northeast...

Posted: a day ago

For the third time in the week since the Brightline train started its service from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale, a person has been hit by the passenger train, according to Fort Lauderdale police. Detective Tracy Figone, public information officer for the police department, said a pedestrian attempted to cross the train tracks at Northeast...
Third person hit by Brightline train since debut last week
 For the third time in the week since the Brightline train started its service from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale, a person has been hit by the passenger train, according to Fort Lauderdale police. Detective Tracy Figone, public information officer for the police department said, a pedestrian attempted to cross the train tracks at Northeast...

Posted: 2 days ago

For the third time in the week since the Brightline train started its service from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale, a person has been hit by the passenger train, according to Fort Lauderdale police. Detective Tracy Figone, public information officer for the police department said, a pedestrian attempted to cross the train tracks at Northeast...
Trump in Palm Beach: President could be back in town Saturday afternoon
 After pushing back his plans to visit Palm Beach with a federal government shutdown looming Friday evening, Donald Trump is now expected to be at his island resort by Saturday afternoon, according to new advisory from the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA issued the “VIP Movement Notification” that will be in effect...

Posted: 2 days ago

After pushing back his plans to visit Palm Beach with a federal government shutdown looming Friday evening, Donald Trump is now expected to be at his island resort by Saturday afternoon, according to new advisory from the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA issued the “VIP Movement Notification” that will be in effect...
UPDATE: Police ID man killed in West Palm shooting, 2 others injured
 Update 10:55 a.m.: City police have identified a man killed in a shooting in West Palm Beach Friday afternoon, injuring two others. At around 4 p.m., officers responded to the 1200 block of Sapodilla Avenue, where 56-year-old Daniel Boynton was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Sgt. Dennis Hardiman Jr. with West Palm Beach Police...

Posted: 2 days ago

Update 10:55 a.m.: City police have identified a man killed in a shooting in West Palm Beach Friday afternoon, injuring two others. At around 4 p.m., officers responded to the 1200 block of Sapodilla Avenue, where 56-year-old Daniel Boynton was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Sgt. Dennis Hardiman Jr. with West Palm Beach Police...
NEW: Mom of man killed in ‘pipe plug’ accident near Boynton files suit
 The mother of a man killed in a “freak accident” in suburban Boynton Beach in November filed a lawsuit demanding the item that fatally injured her son be made available: A pipe plug. Lynda Dillon filed suit last week requesting that the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Sunbelt Rentals, the owner of the plug, and The Plumbing...

Posted: 2 days ago

The mother of a man killed in a “freak accident” in suburban Boynton Beach in November filed a lawsuit demanding the item that fatally injured her son be made available: A pipe plug. Lynda Dillon filed suit last week requesting that the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Sunbelt Rentals, the owner of the plug, and The Plumbing...
JUST IN: Crash on northbound I-95 closes several lanes near Jupiter
 A crash has closed several lanes of traffic on northbound Interstate-95 near Jupiter  Thursday night, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. A crash just north of Indiantown Road has closed several lanes of the interstate as trauma helicopters are responding to the scene, according to authorities. Fire rescue officials said to &ldquo...

Posted: 3 days ago

A crash has closed several lanes of traffic on northbound Interstate-95 near Jupiter Thursday night, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. A crash just north of Indiantown Road has closed several lanes of the interstate as trauma helicopters are responding to the scene, according to authorities. Fire rescue officials said to &ldquo...
Florida deputy, husband arrested after 16 pounds of pot found in house, records say
 A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s corrections deputy and her husband were arrested on several drug charges after narcotics agents found more than 16 pounds of packaged marijuana inside of their South Bay home, according to court records. Marquita Perez is being held on $41,000 bail at the Palm Beach County jail and is charged with possession...

Posted: 3 days ago

A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s corrections deputy and her husband were arrested on several drug charges after narcotics agents found more than 16 pounds of packaged marijuana inside of their South Bay home, according to court records. Marquita Perez is being held on $41,000 bail at the Palm Beach County jail and is charged with possession...
NEW: 1 dead, five injured in crash near Palm Springs, road closed
 One person is dead and five are in the hospital after a crash near Palm Springs Thursday evening, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Crews were called to a multiple-vehicle crash near Melaleuca Lane and Congress Avenue at 5 p.m. Several people were trapped inside a vehicle that was on fire, according to Capt. Albert Borroto, the...

Posted: 3 days ago

One person is dead and five are in the hospital after a crash near Palm Springs Thursday evening, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Crews were called to a multiple-vehicle crash near Melaleuca Lane and Congress Avenue at 5 p.m. Several people were trapped inside a vehicle that was on fire, according to Capt. Albert Borroto, the...
NEW: PBSO deputy, husband arrested on drug charges
 A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s corrections deputy and her husband were arrested on several drug charges after narcotics agents found more than 16 pounds of packaged marijuana inside of their South Bay home, according to court records. Marquita Perez is being held on $41,000 bail at the Palm Beach County jail and is charged with possession...

Posted: 3 days ago

A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s corrections deputy and her husband were arrested on several drug charges after narcotics agents found more than 16 pounds of packaged marijuana inside of their South Bay home, according to court records. Marquita Perez is being held on $41,000 bail at the Palm Beach County jail and is charged with possession...
UPDATE: Police say man pedaled around closed train gates before death
 A Brightline train struck and killed a bicyclist on Wednesday afternoon, marking the second fatal accident involving the highly-anticipated passenger service in less than a week — both in Boynton Beach. In the hours after Wednesday’s accident, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, called on federal transportation officials to investigate...

Posted: 4 days ago

A Brightline train struck and killed a bicyclist on Wednesday afternoon, marking the second fatal accident involving the highly-anticipated passenger service in less than a week — both in Boynton Beach. In the hours after Wednesday’s accident, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, called on federal transportation officials to investigate...
Boca police give all clear after investigating suspicious device at mall
 Police gave the all clear at the Town Center mall in Boca Raton after a device was found in the parking garage. Police said there was nothing suspicious about the device that was found on the first floor of the parking garage. “Out of precaution, we are keeping people away from that area only until we deem it safe,&rdquo...

Posted: 4 days ago

Police gave the all clear at the Town Center mall in Boca Raton after a device was found in the parking garage. Police said there was nothing suspicious about the device that was found on the first floor of the parking garage. “Out of precaution, we are keeping people away from that area only until we deem it safe,&rdquo...