Jim Coleman

James Coleman is the breaking news editor of the Palm Beach Post.

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Boynton red-light cameras back in September — here’s where they will be
 Boynton Beach drivers beware: After an eight-month hiatus, the city’s 15 red-light cameras will be turned back on Friday, Sept. 1. There will be a two-week warning period so drivers have time to adjust to the re-institution of the red-light camera program and modify their driving behavior, Boynton Police spokesperson Stephanie Slater...

6:35 PM Tuesday, Aug. 08, 2017

Boynton Beach drivers beware: After an eight-month hiatus, the city’s 15 red-light cameras will be turned back on Friday, Sept. 1. There will be a two-week warning period so drivers have time to adjust to the re-institution of the red-light camera program and modify their driving behavior, Boynton Police spokesperson Stephanie Slater...
West Boynton All-Stars open regional play today
 West Boynton Beach begins its quest today to become only the second area team to reach the Little League World Series. READ: West Boynton feeling the love on the way to regionals The West Boynton All-Stars face the Logan Little League (West Va.) All-Stars today at 4 p.m. in their opening game of the Southeast Region in Warner Robins, Ga....

12:18 AM Friday, Aug. 04, 2017

West Boynton Beach begins its quest today to become only the second area team to reach the Little League World Series. READ: West Boynton feeling the love on the way to regionals The West Boynton All-Stars face the Logan Little League (West Va.) All-Stars today at 4 p.m. in their opening game of the Southeast Region in Warner Robins, Ga....
Driver crashes into City Mattress sign, flips over in Boynton Beach
 One man was taken to a local hospital this morning after he lost control of his car and crashed into a City Mattress store sign on Boynton Beach Boulevard, police said. Read the latest Breaking News from The Post. The wreck, just north of Congress Avenue, happened at about 8:45 a.m. Boynton Beach Police Officer Ray Thomas said he believes...

1:08 PM Friday, Jun. 23, 2017

One man was taken to a local hospital this morning after he lost control of his car and crashed into a City Mattress store sign on Boynton Beach Boulevard, police said. Read the latest Breaking News from The Post. The wreck, just north of Congress Avenue, happened at about 8:45 a.m. Boynton Beach Police Officer Ray Thomas said he believes...
A closer look: Breaking down the Tiger Woods DUI dashcam videos
 The 98-minute dashcam video of Tiger Woods being arrested on suspicion of DUI early Memorial Day morning by Jupiter police reveals a disturbing scene on the side of Military Trail, just south of Indian Creek Parkway. We are watching a 14-time major golf champion barely able to stand without wobbling. The man isn’t able to follow...

11:19 AM Friday, Jun. 02, 2017

The 98-minute dashcam video of Tiger Woods being arrested on suspicion of DUI early Memorial Day morning by Jupiter police reveals a disturbing scene on the side of Military Trail, just south of Indian Creek Parkway. We are watching a 14-time major golf champion barely able to stand without wobbling. The man isn’t able to follow...
Tiger in South Florida: Here’s eight things you might not know
 1. Tiger Woods moved to South Florida in 2011 after buying an expensive piece of real estate on Jupiter Island, just north of the Palm Beach-Martin county line. The 12-acre property stretches from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Atlantic Ocean. Woods’ backyard hosts a practice facility, a putting green, a 100-foot lap pool, a...

9:48 PM Monday, May. 29, 2017

1. Tiger Woods moved to South Florida in 2011 after buying an expensive piece of real estate on Jupiter Island, just north of the Palm Beach-Martin county line. The 12-acre property stretches from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Atlantic Ocean. Woods’ backyard hosts a practice facility, a putting green, a 100-foot lap pool, a...
What role did a goalpost play in 17-0 Dolphins’ Super Bowl win?
 Let’s start with the obvious: Over the course of the 50 Super Bowls in the books, professional football has evolved. As far as facts we all can agree on, that might be the last such statement you’ll read in this story. Because everything that follows compares what did happen in Super Bowls to what may have happened if those games...

4:37 PM Friday, Feb. 03, 2017

Let’s start with the obvious: Over the course of the 50 Super Bowls in the books, professional football has evolved. As far as facts we all can agree on, that might be the last such statement you’ll read in this story. Because everything that follows compares what did happen in Super Bowls to what may have happened if those games...
Hurricane Matthew: Significant wind advisory (45-55 mph) for Palm Beach County

8:48 PM Thursday, Oct. 06, 2016

A significant weather advisory for 45-55 mph winds for northeastern Broward and eastern Palm Beach County has been issued. Virtually all of Palm Beach County is in the impact zone. This is a significant band from Hurricane Matthew that will worsen as the night continues. The band extends on a lone from near Tequesta to 8 miles northeast of...
Update: Flood advisory for NE Palm Beach County until 6:30 p.m.
 Update, 4:30 p.m.: A flood advisory has been issued for northeastern Palm Beach County until 6:30 p.m. by the National Weather Service. Up to three inches of rain has already fallen in some areas and an another one to two inches are possible that will lead to overflowing in poor drainage areas. Some locations that could experience flooding...

8:03 PM Sunday, Aug. 07, 2016

Update, 4:30 p.m.: A flood advisory has been issued for northeastern Palm Beach County until 6:30 p.m. by the National Weather Service. Up to three inches of rain has already fallen in some areas and an another one to two inches are possible that will lead to overflowing in poor drainage areas. Some locations that could experience flooding...
Update: Rains starting to diminish; more storms in SW part of county
 Update, 5:30 p.m.: Most of the heavy rain has finally moved offshore, but there are more storms brewing in the southwest corner of Palm Beach County. Radar has been tracking a cluster of strong thunderstorms along a line extending 7 miles east of Holey Land Wildlife Refuge to 7 miles northeast of Miccousukee Service Plaza. This line of storms...

8:03 PM Sunday, Aug. 07, 2016

Update, 5:30 p.m.: Most of the heavy rain has finally moved offshore, but there are more storms brewing in the southwest corner of Palm Beach County. Radar has been tracking a cluster of strong thunderstorms along a line extending 7 miles east of Holey Land Wildlife Refuge to 7 miles northeast of Miccousukee Service Plaza. This line of storms...
Significant weather advisory for eastern Palm Beach County until 5 p.m.
 A significant weather advisory for frequent to excessive lightning and winds up to 55 mph has been issued for eastern Palm Beach County until 5 p.m. by the National Weather Service. Doppler radar has been tracking a line of strong thunderstorms from near Caloosa to 11 miles southwest of Loxahatchee moving northwest at 10 mph. Locations that...

8:03 PM Sunday, Aug. 07, 2016

A significant weather advisory for frequent to excessive lightning and winds up to 55 mph has been issued for eastern Palm Beach County until 5 p.m. by the National Weather Service. Doppler radar has been tracking a line of strong thunderstorms from near Caloosa to 11 miles southwest of Loxahatchee moving northwest at 10 mph. Locations that...
Lake Worth will be talking potholes tonight at special workshop
 LAKE WORTH — Are you ready to talk potholes? You’ll get your chance. The city is meeting at 6 p.m. today for a special workshop to discuss how Lake Worth can wrap its arms around one of the city’s most challenging — and frustrating — problems. City Manager Michael Bornstein said the original date for the workshop...

4:09 PM Thursday, Jul. 07, 2016

LAKE WORTH — Are you ready to talk potholes? You’ll get your chance. The city is meeting at 6 p.m. today for a special workshop to discuss how Lake Worth can wrap its arms around one of the city’s most challenging — and frustrating — problems. City Manager Michael Bornstein said the original date for the workshop...