Julius Whigham II

Julius is a breaking news reporter for The Post.

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Body of woman found in Martin County ID’d as Wellington woman
 2:30 p.m. Friday UPDATE: A body found Tuesday in a cane field near the Okeechobee border has been identified as a 56-year-old Wellington woman, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office said. Sandra Hawk was in failing health prior to her death, said the sheriff’s office, who said she died from self-inflicted wounds. Original post: Martin...

Posted: 7 days ago

2:30 p.m. Friday UPDATE: A body found Tuesday in a cane field near the Okeechobee border has been identified as a 56-year-old Wellington woman, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office said. Sandra Hawk was in failing health prior to her death, said the sheriff’s office, who said she died from self-inflicted wounds. Original post: Martin...
LATEST: West Palm man accused in knife attack on roommate
 A suburban West Palm Beach man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly attacked his roommate with a knife. Kevin Robles, 20, faces one count of aggravated battery and two counts of resisting with violence. He was being held at the Palm Beach County Jail early Friday in lieu of $56,000 bail. See who’s been booked into the Palm Beach...

Posted: 7 days ago

A suburban West Palm Beach man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly attacked his roommate with a knife. Kevin Robles, 20, faces one count of aggravated battery and two counts of resisting with violence. He was being held at the Palm Beach County Jail early Friday in lieu of $56,000 bail. See who’s been booked into the Palm Beach...
Kids found in ‘filthy’ conditions at Boynton home; parents arrested
 A 3-year-old child found wandering alone and living in “filthy” conditions led to the arrests of a Boynton Beach couple Wednesday on child-neglect charges. City police arrested Anderson Dallegrand, 37, and Erika Cassagnol, 34, on Wednesday after investigators found roaches crawling in every room, rodent droppings, and mold...

Posted: 8 days ago

A 3-year-old child found wandering alone and living in “filthy” conditions led to the arrests of a Boynton Beach couple Wednesday on child-neglect charges. City police arrested Anderson Dallegrand, 37, and Erika Cassagnol, 34, on Wednesday after investigators found roaches crawling in every room, rodent droppings, and mold...
JUST IN: West Palm girl, 14, has gone missing since November
 A 14-year-old girl has been missing since late November, and West Palm Beach police are asking for help finding her. Kanazja Jenkins ran away from her home in West Palm Beach on Nov. 26 and has been neither seen nor heard from since, police said. Jenkins has run away in the past but always returned. She is described as 5 feet 6 inches and...

Posted: 8 days ago

A 14-year-old girl has been missing since late November, and West Palm Beach police are asking for help finding her. Kanazja Jenkins ran away from her home in West Palm Beach on Nov. 26 and has been neither seen nor heard from since, police said. Jenkins has run away in the past but always returned. She is described as 5 feet 6 inches and...
LATEST: West Palm police seek help in finding missing girl, 17
 West Palm Beach police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 17-year-old girl who has gone missing since Tuesday. Police say Nicole Renee Rodriguez is considered to be an endangered runaway after she left home driving her mother’s black 2003 Nissan Altima. The vehicle has minor damage to its front bumper, and it also has...

Posted: 8 days ago

West Palm Beach police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 17-year-old girl who has gone missing since Tuesday. Police say Nicole Renee Rodriguez is considered to be an endangered runaway after she left home driving her mother’s black 2003 Nissan Altima. The vehicle has minor damage to its front bumper, and it also has...
NEW: Delray man accused of attacking woman he stalked on Instagram
 A Delray Beach man faces multiple charges after he allegedly stalked and attacked a woman with whom he became obsessed on Instagram. Boynton Beach police arrested Michael Maurice Williams, 25, early Thursday after alleging he entered a 20-year-old woman’s bedroom through a window in late November and battered both her and one of her...

Posted: 8 days ago

A Delray Beach man faces multiple charges after he allegedly stalked and attacked a woman with whom he became obsessed on Instagram. Boynton Beach police arrested Michael Maurice Williams, 25, early Thursday after alleging he entered a 20-year-old woman’s bedroom through a window in late November and battered both her and one of her...
Improperly installed tires may have led to Palm Tran bus crash on I-95
 Palm Tran officials believe improperly installed tires may have caused a crash Thursday morning that blocked traffic in both directions of Interstate 95. The off-duty Palm Tran bus was traveling north on Interstate 95 near Woolbright Road at about 7 a.m. when its left rear tire came off, causing the driver to lose control, FHP spokesman Sgt...

Posted: 9 days ago

Palm Tran officials believe improperly installed tires may have caused a crash Thursday morning that blocked traffic in both directions of Interstate 95. The off-duty Palm Tran bus was traveling north on Interstate 95 near Woolbright Road at about 7 a.m. when its left rear tire came off, causing the driver to lose control, FHP spokesman Sgt...
JUST IN: Drive a pickup? Lock your tailgate, authorities warn
 If you drive a pickup, Martin County authorities are urging you to lock your tailgate. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office reports a recent rise in truck tailgate thefts, with deputies investigating five such cases in less than a month. Thieves have specifically targeted Ford F-250 model trucks built between 2008 and 2016, the sheriff&rsquo...

Posted: 9 days ago

If you drive a pickup, Martin County authorities are urging you to lock your tailgate. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office reports a recent rise in truck tailgate thefts, with deputies investigating five such cases in less than a month. Thieves have specifically targeted Ford F-250 model trucks built between 2008 and 2016, the sheriff&rsquo...
BREAKING: Small plane makes emergency landing at PBIA
 A small airplane landed safely at Palm Beach International Airport Wednesday after its pilot reported smoke in the cockpit, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Three people were on board the aircraft, which landed at Signature Aviation, said Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Fire Rescue. There were no reports of injuries.

Posted: 9 days ago

A small airplane landed safely at Palm Beach International Airport Wednesday after its pilot reported smoke in the cockpit, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Three people were on board the aircraft, which landed at Signature Aviation, said Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Fire Rescue. There were no reports of injuries.
BREAKING: Man dies after being pulled from canal near Belle Glade
 1:10 p.m. UPDATE: A Pahokee man pulled from a submerged truck near Belle Glade Wednesday morning has died, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office reports. Authorities have identified the man as Matthew Jenkins, 50. He was pronounced dead at Lakeside Medical Center in Belle Glade. According to the sheriff’s office, Jenkins was...

Posted: 9 days ago

1:10 p.m. UPDATE: A Pahokee man pulled from a submerged truck near Belle Glade Wednesday morning has died, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office reports. Authorities have identified the man as Matthew Jenkins, 50. He was pronounced dead at Lakeside Medical Center in Belle Glade. According to the sheriff’s office, Jenkins was...
NEW: Two escape serious injury in Fort Pierce helicopter crash
 Two people escaped serious injury after being involved in a helicopter crash Tuesday afternoon at Treasure Coast International Airport in Fort Pierce, the St. Lucie County Fire District reports. The crash occurred shortly after 1 p.m. There were two people on board. Neither required medical transport, the fire district said. It was not immediately...

Posted: 10 days ago

Two people escaped serious injury after being involved in a helicopter crash Tuesday afternoon at Treasure Coast International Airport in Fort Pierce, the St. Lucie County Fire District reports. The crash occurred shortly after 1 p.m. There were two people on board. Neither required medical transport, the fire district said. It was not immediately...