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Florida Supreme Court strikes blow to death row inmates
 In a ruling that could prevent as many as 100 condemned inmates from seeking life sentences, the Florida Supreme Court this week rejected arguments that constitutional flaws with the state’s death penalty should benefit all 362 inmates on death row. The much anticipated ruling strikes a blow to efforts to block the scheduled Aug. 24...

Posted: 10 days ago

In a ruling that could prevent as many as 100 condemned inmates from seeking life sentences, the Florida Supreme Court this week rejected arguments that constitutional flaws with the state’s death penalty should benefit all 362 inmates on death row. The much anticipated ruling strikes a blow to efforts to block the scheduled Aug. 24...
Melgen sentencing delayed; trouble for Sen. Menendez in N.J. case?
 A sentencing hearing where Dr. Salomon Melgen faced a possible sentence of 30 years to life in prison was suddenly postponed Thursday, raising speculation that the disgraced Palm Beach County retinal specialist may be cooperating with federal prosecutors in a New Jersey corruption case against his longtime friend, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez...

Posted: 11 days ago

A sentencing hearing where Dr. Salomon Melgen faced a possible sentence of 30 years to life in prison was suddenly postponed Thursday, raising speculation that the disgraced Palm Beach County retinal specialist may be cooperating with federal prosecutors in a New Jersey corruption case against his longtime friend, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez...
PBC judge has stern words for Delray man who beat murder rap
 While Lontrelle Durham escaped a first-degree murder conviction last month in the drowning death of his best friend, a Palm Beach County judge on Wednesday wanted to make sure the 20-year-old Delray Beach man fully understood the consequences of his decision to flee from police. “I sure as hell hope he realizes his friend died,&rdquo...

Posted: 12 days ago

While Lontrelle Durham escaped a first-degree murder conviction last month in the drowning death of his best friend, a Palm Beach County judge on Wednesday wanted to make sure the 20-year-old Delray Beach man fully understood the consequences of his decision to flee from police. “I sure as hell hope he realizes his friend died,&rdquo...
Palm Beach County firefighters sue siren-maker over hearing loss
 Nearly two dozen Palm Beach County firefighters are suing a publicly-traded company claiming sirens it produces for emergency vehicles robbed them of their hearing. In the lawsuit filed this week in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, current and former firefighters for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and the West Palm Beach and Boca Raton fire...

Posted: 12 days ago

Nearly two dozen Palm Beach County firefighters are suing a publicly-traded company claiming sirens it produces for emergency vehicles robbed them of their hearing. In the lawsuit filed this week in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, current and former firefighters for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and the West Palm Beach and Boca Raton fire...
Tiger Woods likely to enter DUI program that could leave record clear
 In a move that signals a desire to end his DUI case with as little fanfare as possible, golfing great Tiger Woods through his attorney on Wednesday took his first steps toward entering a 12-month program for first-time offenders. Woods’ attorney, Douglas Duncan, and Palm Beach County Chief Assistant State Attorney Adrienne Ellis agreed...

Posted: 12 days ago

In a move that signals a desire to end his DUI case with as little fanfare as possible, golfing great Tiger Woods through his attorney on Wednesday took his first steps toward entering a 12-month program for first-time offenders. Woods’ attorney, Douglas Duncan, and Palm Beach County Chief Assistant State Attorney Adrienne Ellis agreed...
UPDATE: Tiger Woods will enter DUI diversion program, state says
 UPDATE, 10:30 a.m.: 
            Tiger Woods’ arraignment on a DUI charge was cancelled early Wednesday morning shortly before it was set to begin, with his attorney and an assistant state attorney indicating the 42-year-old golf great probably will enter a first-time DUI offender program that could leave him with a clear record. RELATED...

Posted: 13 days ago

UPDATE, 10:30 a.m.: Tiger Woods’ arraignment on a DUI charge was cancelled early Wednesday morning shortly before it was set to begin, with his attorney and an assistant state attorney indicating the 42-year-old golf great probably will enter a first-time DUI offender program that could leave him with a clear record. RELATED...
Raul Andino gets six life terms in Three Amigos robbery, murder
 After waiting 10 years and enduring nine trials, Edward Salomon took little comfort on Tuesday when one of his father’s accused killers was handed six consecutive life sentences after being found guilty of eight charges in connection with what the Parkland man called a “ridiculous” and “senseless” crime. Salomon...

Posted: 13 days ago

After waiting 10 years and enduring nine trials, Edward Salomon took little comfort on Tuesday when one of his father’s accused killers was handed six consecutive life sentences after being found guilty of eight charges in connection with what the Parkland man called a “ridiculous” and “senseless” crime. Salomon...
Trump’s attorneys fire back at former members of Jupiter golf club
 President Donald Trump’s massive real estate empire struck back at 65 former members of its Jupiter country club on Monday, insisting a federal judge erred in February when he ordered the company to repay the members $5.8 million for improperly keeping their deposits. In an appeal filed with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals...

Posted: 13 days ago

President Donald Trump’s massive real estate empire struck back at 65 former members of its Jupiter country club on Monday, insisting a federal judge erred in February when he ordered the company to repay the members $5.8 million for improperly keeping their deposits. In an appeal filed with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals...
Horse branded ‘dirty stopper’ focus of trial against Wellington trainer
 With Grand Funk Railroad’s “Some Kind of Wonderful” blaring in the background, the reddish-brown horse majestically lifted off the ground and cleared roughly a dozen fences, showing its prowess as a budding champion on the competitive show jumping circuit. But despite the video that was played for a federal jury on Monday...

Posted: 14 days ago

With Grand Funk Railroad’s “Some Kind of Wonderful” blaring in the background, the reddish-brown horse majestically lifted off the ground and cleared roughly a dozen fences, showing its prowess as a budding champion on the competitive show jumping circuit. But despite the video that was played for a federal jury on Monday...
Riviera Beach man pleads guilty to animal cruelty charge
 While insisting he loves animals, a 30-year-old Riviera Beach man on Friday pleaded guilty to a felony charge of animal cruelty and unlawful confinement of an animal in connection with his treatment of a pit bull that was later euthanized by animal welfare workers. David Hayes was sentenced to 150 days in jail by Palm Beach County Circuit...

Posted: 17 days ago

While insisting he loves animals, a 30-year-old Riviera Beach man on Friday pleaded guilty to a felony charge of animal cruelty and unlawful confinement of an animal in connection with his treatment of a pit bull that was later euthanized by animal welfare workers. David Hayes was sentenced to 150 days in jail by Palm Beach County Circuit...
Trial forces Delray widow to again relive husband’s 2007 shooting death
 Nearly 10 years after her 70-year-old husband was fatally shot by an errant bullet as the suburban Delray Beach couple was driving home after shopping for Hanukkah gifts, Yvonne Salomon returned to court Thursday to relive the horrifying moments once again. While the 79-year-old has recounted her husband’s November 2007 death more than...

Posted: 18 days ago

Nearly 10 years after her 70-year-old husband was fatally shot by an errant bullet as the suburban Delray Beach couple was driving home after shopping for Hanukkah gifts, Yvonne Salomon returned to court Thursday to relive the horrifying moments once again. While the 79-year-old has recounted her husband’s November 2007 death more than...