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FHP blames dropped steel rods for flat tires on 30 cars on I-95

CityPlace 2.0: A reimagined plaza, greener and more tied to downtown

CityPlace 2.0 is on the way. Within the next two months, visitors will see the 18-year-old, Mediterranean-styled shopping and entertainment center begin a transformation into a venue that’s more comfortable, lush with vegetation and flexible in its configuration. The plan, which requires West Palm Beach approvals, calls for a curb-less Rosemary Avenue narrowed to slow traffic. Look for trellises...


VIDEO: Incredible image of powerful Florida waterspout, tornado

A powerful waterspout turned tornado tore into Fort Walton Beach on Sunday as the cold front dragging through the southeast churned up severe weather. This video was shared by Dave Perkins on Facebook. WOW! #Waterspout moved on shore as a #tornado in Fort Walton Beach Florida this afternoon!! There was damage, but no reports of injuries...
Trump still trails John F. Kennedy for Palm Beach visits, Truman for Florida stays

Trump still trails John F. Kennedy for Palm Beach visits, Truman for Florida stays

Before boarding Air Force One on Sunday, President Donald Trump stopped for a picture with motorcycle cops from the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office, West Palm Beach, Delray Beach and Palm Beach Gardens. (Melanie Bell/The Palm Beach Post) PALM BEACH — President Donald Trump wrapped up a six-day Florida trip on Sunday — pausing before he boarded...
UPDATE: FHP blames dropped steel rods for flat tires on 30 cars on I-95

UPDATE: FHP blames dropped steel rods for flat tires on 30 cars on I-95

8:40 a.m. UPDATE: A truck and trailer dropped steel rods onto Interstate 95 between Lantana Road and Southern Boulevard early Monday, causing 30 vehicles to suffer flat tires, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Crews have removed debris from the roadway, said Lt. Alvaro A. Feola, FHP spokesman, and troopers are looking on the shoulders of the highway to make sure all the rods have been collected. No...
Gas prices hit three-year high

Gas prices hit three-year high

Brace your wallets. Prices have popped to three-year highs at the gas pump. Florida’s statewide average of $2.74 per gallon marked the highest since December 2014, according to motorist organization AAA The Auto  Club Group. It costs $5 more to fill the average Florida tank than it did a year ago. Palm Beach County holds the dubious honor of leading the state with an average...
UPDATE: One killed, one arrested in West Palm Beach-area homicide

UPDATE: One killed, one arrested in West Palm Beach-area homicide

A man was found shot to death early Monday in suburban West Palm Beach outside the Caribbean Choice Bakery, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies detained another man at the scene of the shooting, on the 2800 block of Military Trail near Community Drive. He was later arrested in the homicide.  PBSO was called to the scene just before 4 a.m., and the plaza was still...
Twain apologizes for saying she would have voted for Trump

Twain apologizes for saying she would have voted for Trump

Shania Twain has apologized for saying if she were American she would have voted for Donald Trump for president, even though he's offensive. Twain made the comments in an interview with The Guardian that was published over the weekend. She told the British newspaper "Do you want straight or polite? . I would have voted for a feeling that is transparent." After receiving backlash, Twain took...
Cosby defense team lobs attacks in court of public opinion

Cosby defense team lobs attacks in court of public opinion

Jurors weren't allowed to hear testimony that Bill Cosby's chief accuser was once hooked on hallucinogenic mushrooms or had her sights set on becoming a millionaire, but that hasn't stopped the defense from airing the explosive claims about Andrea Constand in the court of public opinion. With Cosby's sexual assault retrial heading for deliberations this week, the 80-year-old comedian's lawyers and...
Gardens police on lookout for woman’s dog stolen from Petco 

Gardens police on lookout for woman’s dog stolen from Petco 

Police are investigating a possible dognapping which took place Saturday at a Petco in Palm Beach Gardens. According to Palm Beach Gardens police, the owner of an 11-year-old Maltese mix named “Teddy” dropped him off for grooming services at the Petco on Legacy Avenue. At approximately 7:53 p.m., a white female with black hair between 40 and 50 years old, wearing a blue shirt...
Melania Trump poses with Bushes, Clintons and Obamas at Barbara Bush funeral

Melania Trump poses with Bushes, Clintons and Obamas at Barbara Bush funeral

The current first lady posed for a picture with former first ladies and past presidents Saturday at Barbara Bush’s funeral. First Lady Melania Trump is seen in the image, taken by photographer Paul Morse, with the Bushes, Clintons and Obamas. Trump, who attended the funeral without her husband, is seen standing alongside Michelle Obama. “It was my honor to travel to Houston to give...
Trump in Palm Beach: President praises, poses with PBSO officers before leaving PBIA

Trump in Palm Beach: President praises, poses with PBSO officers before leaving PBIA

UPDATE 4:45 p.m.: President Trump posed with Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office officers on the tarmac at Palm Beach International Airport this afternoon before leaving on Air Force One. Later, while en route to Washington, he tweeted a photo and praised the “incredible”officers who “keep us safe and are very cool about it!” Air Force One arrived in Washington around...
The Latest: Sheriff: Suspect's firearms card was revoked

The Latest: Sheriff: Suspect's firearms card was revoked

The Latest on shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A sheriff in Illinois says Travis Reinking's state firearms card was revoked last year by state police, but his guns were given to his father with the promise that they wouldn't be shared with his son. Police in Tennessee are searching for the 29-year-old Reinking, saying he's suspected of fatally shooting...
Washington state man, 73, stuck in car for 12 hours after crash

Washington state man, 73, stuck in car for 12 hours after crash

Washington State troopers and firefighters rescued a 73-year-old man who spent about 12 hours stuck in his car after driving off the road near Tiger Mountain, police said Saturday. Eastside Fire officials said the man was in the car overnight, and that when crews arrived, he appeared to be OK. However, he was taken to the hospital for an evaluation.  Trooper Rick Johnson confirmed that the driver...
One-armed Gardens golfer, 7, to be on Steve Harvey’s ‘Little Big Shots’ tonight

One-armed Gardens golfer, 7, to be on Steve Harvey’s ‘Little Big Shots’ tonight

Tommy Morrissey, a 7-year-old golf prodigy born with one arm, is no stranger to the spotlight. He appeared on “The Ellen Show” when he was 3 years old. He traveled to Indonesia at age 4 to inspire other children with physical differences. He challenged PGA pros at the Honda Classic last year to raise money for his UnLIMBited Foundation. Tonight, he’ll star on “Little Big Shots...

Police try to unlock phone with dead man's finger in Florida

Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man's finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation. Thirty-year-old Linus Phillip was killed by a Largo police officer last month after authorities say he tried to drive away before an officer could search him. At the funeral home, two detectives held the man's hands up to the phone's fingerprint sensor but could not...
White Sox pitcher in critical condition after suffering brain hemorrhage

White Sox pitcher in critical condition after suffering brain hemorrhage

Chicago White Sox officials said reliever Danny Farquhar remained in critical condition Sunday after suffering a brain hemorrhage during Friday night’s game, The Chicago Tribune reported. White Sox manager Rick Renteria said he has kept his players advised of Farquhar’s condition but did not go into too much detail out of respect for the pitcher’s family. “We made sure...
Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that's not the case. North Korea said Friday it would suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of summits with the U.S. and South Korea. Kim also said a nuclear test site would be closed and "dismantled" now...
Who is Travis Reinking, the person of interest in the Waffle House shooting?

Who is Travis Reinking, the person of interest in the Waffle House shooting?

Travis Reinking is a 29-year-old man police are seeking in Sunday morning’s shooting at a Waffle House in Antioch, Tennessee. Police issued a murder warrant for Reinking late Sunday morning. Little information has been released by authorities about Reinking, who is from Morton, Illinois.  Police said Reinking sat in his truck in the Waffle House parking lot for about four minutes before...
White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. White House legislative director Marc Short said Sunday he has no reason to believe they would be removed despite Trump's increasing agitation over Mueller's probe into his campaign's ties to Russia. Rosenstein oversees that investigation. Complaining of...
Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father's 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller has not contacted her yet. In an interview with The Associated Press, Natalia Veselnitskaya also detailed her recent meeting in Berlin with investigators from the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee. Like Mueller, the committee...

Average price of US gas jumps 9 cents, to $2.83 a gallon

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.83. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the jump was driven primarily by rising crude oil costs. The current gas price is 37 cents above where it was a year ago. The highest average price in the contiguous 48 states was $3.68 in the San Francisco Bay area. The lowest was $2.45 in Baton...
Who is James Shaw Jr., the man who disarmed the Waffle House shooter?

Who is James Shaw Jr., the man who disarmed the Waffle House shooter?

One crowded Waffle House in Antioch, Tennessee, led Nashville resident James Shaw Jr. to the restaurant where a gunman opened fire early Sunday morning, killing four people. Shaw acted quickly to disarm the gunman and toss the rifle over the counter at the Antioch restaurant, an action police said saved several lives, The Tennessean reported. Shaw, 29, a graduate of Tennessee State University...
Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP midterm plan

Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP midterm plan

Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidency. She holds no position of power in government. And she is not expected to run for office again. Yet Clinton is starring in the Republican Party's 2018 midterm strategy. With control of Congress up for grabs this fall, the GOP's most powerful players are preparing to spend big on plans to feature Clinton as a central villain in...
Jupiter girl to appear on NBC’s ‘Genius Junior’ tonight

Jupiter girl to appear on NBC’s ‘Genius Junior’ tonight

When other kids were enjoying their vacation during the summer of 2017, Jupiter’s Treasure Stein, then 9, was inside, pouring over massive amounts of information like New York subway maps and math problems. When her siblings were playing, she was studying. And tonight, the rest of the world gets to see the pay-off. “It was worth it,” says Treasure, who will be a contestant on NBC&rsquo...
Waffle House 'hero' disarmed shooter, tossed rifle over counter

Waffle House 'hero' disarmed shooter, tossed rifle over counter

Some fast thinking by a Waffle House patron in Antioch, Tennessee, saved numerous lives after a man opened fire at the restaurant, The Tennessean reported. Police said the suspected shooter, believed to be Travis Reinking, 29, of Morton, Illinois, opened fire at about 3:25 a.m. at the Waffle House. James Shaw Jr., 29, was sitting in the Waffle House with a friend when the gunman opened fire,...
Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there's no 'Plan B'

Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there's no 'Plan B'

French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing there's no "Plan B." Macron tells the broadcast "Fox News Sunday" that he thinks the 2015 deal curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions is imperfect. But the French leader, who begins a state visit to Washington on Monday, asks, "What do you have as a better option?"...
Motorcyclist killed after hitting car on I-95 in Port St.Lucie

Motorcyclist killed after hitting car on I-95 in Port St.Lucie

A 37-year-old Melbourne man died late Saturday afternoon in a crash in Port St. Lucie, according to a report by Florida Highway Patrol. Vincent William Ridgeway was operating a 2001 Suzuki Motorcycle heading south in the right lane on Interstate 95, north of Gatlin Boulevard, and attempted to change lanes into the middle lane in front of a car driven by 52-year-old Angel German of Kissimmee...
Man reported missing has been located, PBSO says

Man reported missing has been located, PBSO says

A 69-year old suburban West Palm Beach man who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and had been reported missing by Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has been safely located. Joseph Simeus had walked away from the 1600 block of Meridian Road, near the Okeechobee Boulevard interchange with Florida’s Turnpike, in suburban West Palm Beach. He was the subject of an alert by PBSO on...
Prosecutors: Stuart men exploited teen runaway for sex, pornography

Prosecutors: Stuart men exploited teen runaway for sex, pornography

Last September, a report of a 16-year-old runaway led police to two Stuart men who had distributed explicit images and sex videos involving the teenager. On Friday, Richard William Lockley, 34, was sentenced by a to 15 years in prison by a Miami federal judge. He was ordered to register as a sex offender. A co-defendant — Joshua Lane Rogers, 34, also of Stuart — is scheduled to be sentenced...
Waffle House shooting: 4 dead after nude gunman opens fire in Tennessee; victims identified

Waffle House shooting: 4 dead after nude gunman opens fire in Tennessee; victims identified

At least four people are dead after a shooting at a Waffle House in Antioch, Tennessee. Killed were Taurean C. Sanderlin, 29, a Waffle House employee who was outside the restaurant when the gunman opened fire; Joe R. Perez, 20, of Nashville, who was a patron standing outside the restaurant; Akilah Dasilva, 23, of Antioch, who was wounded inside the restaurant and died at Vanderbilt University Medial...
Boca Raton’s Telsey: “The only disability is a bad attitude”

Boca Raton’s Telsey: “The only disability is a bad attitude”

Debbie Telsey is a former special education teacher and executive recruiter who blended both careers into a business. Two years ago, Telsey co-founded I Can Living and Learning Center, a Boca Raton-based company that helps find jobs for adults with disabilities. “It’s the perfect job for me,” Telsey said. “I love being a recruiter of people with special needs.” Telsey...
Tourism leaders look to expand Palm Beach County Convention Center

Tourism leaders look to expand Palm Beach County Convention Center

On the heels of a record-breaking year for the once-fledgling Palm Beach County Convention Center, local tourism leaders are weighing expansion of the 365,000-square-foot building to accommodate larger conventions and meetings. The county’s Tourist Development Council voted this month to spend up to $50,000 to study expanding the convention center off Okeechobee Boulevard in downtown...
'You were the reason': Barbara and George Bush's love story remembered at her funeral

'You were the reason': Barbara and George Bush's love story remembered at her funeral

Some 1,500 guests filled the pews of St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston on Saturday, including former presidents and first ladies, and family and friends who gathered to celebrate Barbara Bush's 92 extraordinary years of life. Seated front and center, confined to a wheelchair but sporting socks embroidered with books to celebrate his wife's dedication to literacy, was Barbara's husband of 73...
The Latest: UN chief condemns attack on Afghan vote center

The Latest: UN chief condemns attack on Afghan vote center

The Latest on the violence in Afghanistan (all times local): 6 a.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the attack on a voter registration center in Afghanistan. The suicide bombing in Kabul on Sunday killed at least 57 people with more than 100 wounded. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility, saying it targeted Shiite "apostates." Guterres said the culprits must...
What is Earth Day? 5 things to know

What is Earth Day? 5 things to know

Sunday is Earth Day 2018, and more than one billion people across the globe are expected to celebrate with environmentally friendly events. But what exactly is Earth Day? Here's what you need to know: >> Read more trending news  The first Earth Day celebration took place 48 years ago, in 1970, after a devastating oil spill in America brought environmental issues to the forefront of public...

Spray-painted Florida tortoise cleaned up, healing

The spray-painted Florida tortoise who became an Internet sensation this week is back to its normal color. The tortoise was completely covered in red spray paint and the animal's limbs were covered in concrete. The people who found the tortoise took it to an animal rehabilitation facility. The director says he's sleeping soundly and curious about his new environment. Tortoises are cold-blooded animals...
UPDATE: Owner accused of elderly abuse at assisted living home near West Palm

UPDATE: Owner accused of elderly abuse at assisted living home near West Palm

The owner of an assisted living facility  in a suburban West Palm Beach neighborhood was arrested and accused of mistreating the elderly residents, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.  A judge ordered Bhoodram Parsaram, 52, be held at the county jail on a $2,000 bond Saturday morning on charges of abuse of an elderly person and neglect of an elderly person. ...
Trump in Palm Beach: President to pardon boxer? Melania at Barbara Bush funeral

Trump in Palm Beach: President to pardon boxer? Melania at Barbara Bush funeral

UPDATE 6 p.m.: Prodded by actor Sylvester Stallone, President Trump says he’s considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after he was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines. Trump tweeted this afternoon from Mar-a-Lago that “I am considering a Full Pardon!" for the late Jack Johnson...
Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines. Trump announced Saturday on Twitter that the actor Sylvester Stallone, a friend of his, had called to bring Johnson's story to his attention. "His trials...
Trump says Cohen won’t ‘flip’ on him, rips media before hitting the links

Trump says Cohen won’t ‘flip’ on him, rips media before hitting the links

On his way to a golf outing Saturday morning, President Donald Trump predicted his longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen, will not “flip” against him as federal authorities investigate Cohen’s business dealings. Trump made a shorter-than-normal trip to his Trump International Golf Club in unincorporated West Palm Beach on Saturday, returning to his Mar-a-Lago estate shortly...
UPDATE: Woman critically injured in motorcycle crash on Turnpike near Gardens-Jupiter 

UPDATE: Woman critically injured in motorcycle crash on Turnpike near Gardens-Jupiter 

Florida Highway Patrol troopers have identified a man and woman injured in a motorcycle accident on the Turnpike lanes between Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens on Saturday morning.  Courtney Dzikowski, 26, of Spring Hill, Fla., was a passenger on a 2000 Yamaha motorcycle driven by 27-year-old Joshua Labbe, of Connecticut, when the crash occurred at about 6:30 a.m. Dzikowski and Labbe were both...

Rep. Scalise out of hospital after surgery tied to shooting

The No. 3 House Republican leader has been released from a hospital after follow-up surgery related to the wounds he received from a shooting at a GOP baseball practice 10 months ago. Rep. Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') of Louisiana is out of MedStar Washington Hospital Center after successful surgery Monday and is expected to recover at home for several days. That's according to a statement from the...
NEW: Fort Pierce man dies in drive-by shooting in Vero Beach-area neighborhood

NEW: Fort Pierce man dies in drive-by shooting in Vero Beach-area neighborhood

A man from Fort Pierce died in a drive by shooting near Vero Beach on Friday afternoon, according to Indian River County Sheriff’s Office deputies.  Christard Hicks, 19, suffered a gunshot wound and died about 40 minutes after he arrived to a local hospital, deputies said.  Witnesses told deputies that they saw a black Chrysler sedan drive around the 4400 block of 25th Avenue in Gifford...
NEW: American Airlines plane with hydraulic fluid leak safely lands at PBIA

NEW: American Airlines plane with hydraulic fluid leak safely lands at PBIA

An American Airlines plane flying from Charlotte, N.C., to Palm Beach International Airport developed a hydraulic leak on Saturday afternoon.  Palm Beach County Fire Rescue crews responded to the airport after the plane landed safely at the gate at about 1:07 p.m, according to Capt. Albert Borroto.  The plane  -- which was scheduled to land at PBIA --  did not need to make an emergency...
Barbara Bush funeral: George H.W. Bush wears special socks in literacy campaign tribute

Barbara Bush funeral: George H.W. Bush wears special socks in literacy campaign tribute

Former President George H.W. Bush is known for wearing festive socks. He wore a special pair of socks Saturday to the funeral of his wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush, in tribute to her work in literacy awareness. >> Read more trending news  Barbara Bush, the wife of the nation’s 41st president and mother of the nation’s 43rd, died Tuesday at her Houston home. She was 92. Bush...

Florida man found guilty of killing 4 with machete

A 22-year-old has been found guilty of killing his aunt, her pregnant daughter and her boyfriend at their Florida home. Prosecutors say Brian Hyde used a machete to murder his aunt Dorla Pitts, 37, her daughter Starlette Pitts, 17, and her daughter's boyfriend, Michael Deon Kelly Jr., 19 in their Lehigh Acres home in 2015. Starlette was six months pregnant so prosecutors added the additional murder...

Popular Florida bar owner found dead, husband questioned

Authorities are investigating after a popular Florida bar owner was found dead in her home and her chef husband was found unconscious. Broward Sheriff's deputies found 63-year-old Sherry Palmer's decomposed body this week inside her South Florida home. Her husband, 51-year-old Patrick Palmer, was found unconscious and bloody on the floor. He also had injuries to his arms. A sheriff's spokesman tells...
Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'

Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'

Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job. Onetime San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid presented Kaepernick with the award during a ceremony in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. In his acceptance speech, the...
Stray dog named Publix rescued, then adopted by his guardian angel

Stray dog named Publix rescued, then adopted by his guardian angel

A stray dog who lingered around a former Publix grocery store in metro Atlanta for a year has finally found a loving home. The story behind the adoption is heartwarming. The animal shelter PAWS Atlanta posted Publix's story Friday on its Facebook page. Shelter staff said a woman came rushing to the office Thursday as it was closing, asking if they had Publix. >> Read more trending news ...
NEW: Arrest in Boynton ‘road rage’ incident where woman was run over by car

NEW: Arrest in Boynton ‘road rage’ incident where woman was run over by car

Florida Highway Patrol officers arrested a woman late Friday who they say purposely hit a woman with her car earlier this week on the southbound Interstate 95 ramp to Gateway Boulevard.  LiShell Jacobs, 30, faces charges of driving with a suspended license causing serious death or injury, and aggravated battery. She was ordered by Judge Frank Castor to be held on a $105,000 bond at the Palm...
NYC postal worker arrested after police find 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail

NYC postal worker arrested after police find 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail

A New York City postal worker was arrested Thursday after 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail were found in his car, apartment and locker, authorities said. Aleksey Germash, who has worked for the U.S. Postal Service for more than 16 years, possessed undelivered mail since 2005, WPIX reported. He told investigators he held onto the mail because he was overwhelmed by how much mail he had to...

Admissions ban on Florida nursing home tied to Irma deaths

Florida health officials will not allow new patients to be admitted to an assisted living facility associated with a nursing home where a dozen residents died after the facility lost power in a hurricane. The Agency for Health Care Administration banned Floridian Gardens Assisted Living Facility from taking new patients Friday, citing "an immediate serious danger to the public health, safety...
Family, friends provide loving tributes to Barbara Bush at funeral service

Family, friends provide loving tributes to Barbara Bush at funeral service

Approximately 1,500 guests attended former first lady Barbara Bush's private funeral ceremony in Houston Saturday. Barbara Bush, the wife of the nation’s 41st president and mother of the nation’s 43rd, died Tuesday at her Houston home. She was 92. About 2,500 mourners paid their respect at a public viewing held Friday in Houston, The Associated Press reported. >> Read more trending...
Tension, arrests at neo-Nazi rally in metro Atlanta

Tension, arrests at neo-Nazi rally in metro Atlanta

Barricades and fencing are in place around a city park in a small metro Atlanta town preparing for a rally Saturday by a Michigan-based neo-Nazi group. Authorities in Newnan have spent nearly a month preparing for the rally since the National Socialist Movement applied for and received a permit from the city. >> Read more trending news  The Michigan-based "white civil rights...
Queen Elizabeth turns 92: 5 fun facts

Queen Elizabeth turns 92: 5 fun facts

Queen Elizabeth II turned 92 on Saturday, and after 65 years on the throne, she holds the distinction of ruling longer than any monarch in the United Kingdom’s history.  The queen actually celebrates two birthdays each year: her actual birthday, which is April 21; and one in June when she hosts a parade -- weather permitting -- called “Trooping the Color.” Here are some other...
Stormy Daniels' attorney talks about 'locked and loaded' DVD, Sean Hannity

Stormy Daniels' attorney talks about 'locked and loaded' DVD, Sean Hannity

The attorney for Stormy Daniels reiterated that a DVD of evidence of the adult film actress’ affair with President Donald Trump is “locked and loaded,” Newsweek reported.  Michael Avenatti appeared on HBO’s “Real Time With Bill Maher,” and in the online-only Overtime segment, the attorney was grilled about the DVD, which he teased with a photograph...
Cerabino: ‘Press 1’ for relief from those annoying robocalls

Cerabino: ‘Press 1’ for relief from those annoying robocalls

These days, when my cellphone or landline rings, I’m never surprised that it’s a robocall. Even with being on a do-not-call list and having a call-screening application on my mobile phone, day in and day out, I’m bombarded by the “Hi, this is Tom” health-care guy, some lucky news about a vacation resort, or “Rachel, from card services.” So I was happy to learn...
Record Store Day: Why are so many vinyl record stores opening in Palm Beach County?

Record Store Day: Why are so many vinyl record stores opening in Palm Beach County?

Analogopolis Records, Films, Games & Things is a mouthful of a title for a record store. Let owner Tom Procyk explain. “There are all these record stores with crazy names,” he said. “I was looking for something hard to say and hard to pronounce, but once you hear it you won’t forget it.” The 36-year-old music enthusiast opened Analogopolis (rough translation: city of...
'Smallville' actress Allison Mack indicted for alleged role in sex trafficking case

'Smallville' actress Allison Mack indicted for alleged role in sex trafficking case

Actress Allison Mack, who starred as Chloe Sullivan in the television series “Smallville,” was indicted Friday on charges of sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy and forced labor conspiracy, the Justice Department said in a statement. Mack, 35, who starred in the series from 2001 to 2011, allegedly was involved with an organization called Nxivm that claimed to be a female mentorship...
'Sorry,' says man, 19, who opened fire at Florida high school

'Sorry,' says man, 19, who opened fire at Florida high school

The 19-year-old gunman who caused panic and fear at a Florida high school when he opened fire Friday morning said he was “sorry.” The gunman, identified as Sky Bouche, brought a shotgun onto campus at Forest High School in Ocala and shot a 17-year-old student in the ankle, deputies said.  The shooting happened on the day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence...
Florida commissioner allegedly fed, housed couple in exchange for sex twice a week

Florida commissioner allegedly fed, housed couple in exchange for sex twice a week

A Florida county commissioner was arrested Thursday on multiple prostitution-related charges after authorities said he housed and fed a couple in exchange for having sex with the man’s wife twice a week, The Tampa Bay Times reported. Hernando County Commissioner Nick Nicholson, 71, was arrested Thursday by the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office. He was charged with one count of...
3 fun things happening now — and soon — in Lake Worth

3 fun things happening now — and soon — in Lake Worth

1. Oliver: The award-winning musical adaptation of the classic Dickens’ novel springs to life at the Lake Worth Playhouse through April 29. Follow Oliver’s journey on the streets of Victorian England from poor house to pickpocket and finally the true love of family. For tickets, click here. 2. Coffee Clatch at Compass: It’s a social group focusing on the mature LGBT+...
Fight over Facebook post causes Florida woman to lose toe

Fight over Facebook post causes Florida woman to lose toe

A Jacksonville, Florida, woman lost part of her toe in a fight that apparently started because of a post on Facebook, according to police.  On Tuesday at 11:47 p.m., an officer responded to a call about a battery with injuries at a residence in the 1700 block of W. 27th Street.  The caller said that a woman would not leave her property, but that the woman had left the area by the time the...
Utah parents killed themselves, kids after mom falsely believed she had cancer

Utah parents killed themselves, kids after mom falsely believed she had cancer

   The parents of the Utah family of four found dead in a murder-suicide in November planned violence in advance because the mother falsely believed she was terminally ill, according to a newly released police report obtained by PEOPLE. » RELATED: Man moving family to Florida killed in crash involving 1 18-wheelers Text messages in both French and English uncovered by police...
Spirit Ride shows up in West Palm, Boynton with directive for drivers

Spirit Ride shows up in West Palm, Boynton with directive for drivers

The life of Woodson Metellus, then 18, was forever changed when his father, Arnold Metellus, a 59-year-old Haitian immigrant who lived in Boynton Beach and worked as a Road Ranger, was standing next to a disabled vehicle at 1 a.m., Oct. 26, 2014 near the Palmetto Park Road exit northbound Interstate 95 In one moment he was a hard-working husband, and father to a high school student. In the next moment...
Nina and Pinta replicas dock at Harbourside Place

Nina and Pinta replicas dock at Harbourside Place

It was a calm morning at the Harbourside Place dock where two huge wooden ships sat. A small crew was quickly tying knots, adjusting sails and setting up for visitors that were expected to arrive soon. Carved in the back of the 85-foot, black colored ship was the word “Pinta” and in front was the Nina — a 65-foot beauty. These two vessels are replicas of the ones Christopher Columbus...
Boynton to buy programs to improve garbage pick up, 911 dispatch

Boynton to buy programs to improve garbage pick up, 911 dispatch

Residents could notice an improvement in the city’s 911 dispatch and garbage pick-up services following the City Commission’s approval last week for staff to buy upgraded programs for both. The city’s dispatch program now requires call-takers to ask irrelevant information and provides instructions for only medical calls. The new one has protocols for...
 NEW: Authorities arrest 14 migrants near Singer Island

 NEW: Authorities arrest 14 migrants near Singer Island

Authorities arrested 14 migrants who attempted to come ashore Thursday night near Singer Island.  The situation unfolded at about 10:30 p.m. Those taken into custody included seven Haitians, four Bolivians and three Chinese, Homeland Security spokesman Nestor Yglesias said.  No other details were disclosed as the incident remains under investigation. 
Ex-Santaluces student gets 35 years for killing classmate in 2012

Ex-Santaluces student gets 35 years for killing classmate in 2012

After more than six years, countless hearings and a week-long trial, Janice Coogle-Robertson arrived at the Palm Beach County Courthouse on Friday wearing a T-shirt that made it clear she wanted a long sentence for her son’s killer. “Justice for Mike,” read the back of the T-shirt. On the front was a photo of the smiling face of her 16-year-old son, Michael, a Santaluces Community...
When is Barbara Bush’s funeral?

When is Barbara Bush’s funeral?

Barbara Bush’s funeral arrangements are set for this weekend in Houston. >> Read more trending news  A public viewing for the former first lady was held on Friday, where approximately 2,500 mourners paid their respects. The private funeral service for Bush is set for Saturday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston. Attendance at the service is by invitation only...
Florida’s medical marijuana registry hits 100,000

Florida’s medical marijuana registry hits 100,000

In a sign that Floridians are embracing the state’s freshly minted medical marijuana program, the state’s official cannabis registry has topped 100,000 patients. The Florida Department of Health counted 100,576 patients as of Friday, and about 2,500 people join the list each week. “Hitting 100,000 patients in Florida really shows us that people are being helped by medical marijuana...
West Palm officer makes history as city’s first woman SWAT member

West Palm officer makes history as city’s first woman SWAT member

Before West Palm Beach police even hired her, Sarah Burgoon knew she’d be the department’s first woman SWAT member.  The undaunted 35-year-old officer didn’t think it’d be easy. She didn’t want it to be.  This month, Burgoon ran, shot and sweated her way past her male colleagues and into West Palm Beach history. She is the first woman to make the department&rsquo...
Five shootings and a final crash: The last days of Hugo Selva

Five shootings and a final crash: The last days of Hugo Selva

On Wednesday, Feb. 7, the calls to 911 started coming in just before 10 a.m.  “I’m on 95 northbound, just south of Belvedere Road and there’s some guy just driving backward,” the caller said. “I saw him really clearly. He looks like he was high on drugs, to be honest with you.” 
NEW: Two face charges as failed drug heist ends with man shot in buttocks

NEW: Two face charges as failed drug heist ends with man shot in buttocks

A U.S. Marshals task force this week arrested two Port St. Lucie teenagers on charges that they tried to rob a home where marijuana allegedly was being sold — and shot the homeowner in the buttocks in the process. Howard Anthony Gookool, 18, and a 16-year-old were arrested after the incident Saturday night at a home on the 3100 block of Southwest Street. Both live in Port St. Lucie. The State...
SATURDAY: R&B superstar appearing at West Palm’s Heart & Soul Fest

SATURDAY: R&B superstar appearing at West Palm’s Heart & Soul Fest

1. Heart & Soul Fest returns Saturday from 2-8 p.m. in the Historic Northwest District across from the Sunset Lounge. The free event features music, soul food and family fun. And the city will be giving away free trees, as well. Entertainment includes R&B superstar Kenny Lattimore at 6:45 p.m., along with local bands Andrew Luv and the Franchise Players and the Valerie Tyson Band. In addition to the...
Developer proposes more apartments in Boynton Beach, off Gateway

Developer proposes more apartments in Boynton Beach, off Gateway

A developer wants to bring more apartments to the city off Gateway Boulevard just east of Renaissance Commons, and would call them Quantum Lake Villas West. Olen Development proposes 104 rental apartments in four, two-story buildings on 4.4 acres. There would be 80 one-bedroom units and 24 two-bedroom units. Sign up for The Post’s Boynton Beach newsletter The City...
NEW: 15-year-old charged in Greenacres-area armed carjacking 

NEW: 15-year-old charged in Greenacres-area armed carjacking 

A 15-year-old Lantana boy appeared at a court hearing Friday morning after prosecutors decided to try him as an adult in an alleged armed carjacking.  David Mornoe-Scarboro was denied bond during an arraignment hearing before Judge Ted Booras at the Palm Beach County Jail. The teen is accused in an alleged armed carjacking on the morning Feb. 23 on South Military Trail, just east of the...
Palm Beach County unemployment falls, but job creation slow

Palm Beach County unemployment falls, but job creation slow

Workers are in short supply in Palm Beach County, but so are new jobs. In another month of mixed signals from Palm Beach County’s job market, the region’s unemployment rate fell in March even as job growth remained weak. Palm Beach County unemployment dipped to 3.6 percent in March, down from 3.7 percent in February, the state labor department said Friday. Related: Despite robust pay,...
JUST IN: Park Vista football player faces another gun-theft charge

JUST IN: Park Vista football player faces another gun-theft charge

Park Vista High School football standout Jake Collins has been charged a second time this week with burglarizing guns and other items from homes in suburban Lake Worth, according to jail and court records.  Collins, a senior who had signed to play at Duquesne University, now is charged with stealing from a home near his own that’s been empty since its owners died. Judge Ted Booras...
Slow-moving cool front to bring rain, but when and how low for temps?

Slow-moving cool front to bring rain, but when and how low for temps?

Winter lobs another cool front toward Florida this weekend, promising an uptick in showers Saturday night through Monday. But this late in the season, forecasters aren’t expecting a drastic dip in temperatures. Daytime highs are predicted to hover near 80 degrees through at least Wednesday, with sultry overnights in the low 70s and high 60s. The slow-moving low-pressure system...
Trump in Palm Beach: President returns to Mar-a-Lago after 5 hours at golf club

Trump in Palm Beach: President returns to Mar-a-Lago after 5 hours at golf club

UPDATE 8 p.m.: The president tweeted that “North Korea has agreed to suspend all Nuclear Tests and close up a major test site.”  <div></div><br><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">North Korea has agreed to suspend all Nuclear Tests and close up a major test site. This is very good news for North...
Teen out on bond in fatal 2016 crash arrested in WPB shooting

Teen out on bond in fatal 2016 crash arrested in WPB shooting

A teen out on bond in a fatal 2016 crash now faces an attempted murder charge in a shooting Tuesday morning at a West Palm Beach apartment complex.  Marauavious Hill, 19, of Riviera Beach was arrested late Thursday for reportedly shooting at a man and his sister shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Palm Grove Apartments. Judge Ted Booras on Friday morning ordered Hill held without bail...
Always a Palm Beach connection: Mar-a-Lago gets passing mention in Comey memos

Always a Palm Beach connection: Mar-a-Lago gets passing mention in Comey memos

View from the west of Mar-a-Lago during last month’s Palm Beach County GOP fundraiser there. (Bruce R. Bennett/The Palm Beach Post) President Donald Trump was tweeting from Mar-a-Lago late Thursday night and early this morning about fired FBI Director James Comey, his book tour and the release of 15 pages of redacted memos Comey wrote after meetings...
NEW: Greenacres-area man accused of molesting 12-year-old child

NEW: Greenacres-area man accused of molesting 12-year-old child

A Greenacres-area man is facing a charge of lewd and lascivious conduct after he allegedly molested a 12-year-old child, according to an arrest report. Fernando Calderon, 62, was arrested April 13 and released from the Palm Beach County Jail on Monday after posting a $50,000 bond. Calderon was asked by the victim’s parents to pick up their child, who had become sick while attending school...
NASA oceanographer, local man want to bring a yellow submarine ‘home’

NASA oceanographer, local man want to bring a yellow submarine ‘home’

Two days before Apollo 11 launched from Cape Kennedy in 1969, another historic NASA mission of discovery was happening almost unnoticed 153 miles south in Palm Beach County. The Ben Franklin, a research submarine — yes, a yellow (and white) submarine — launched July 14, 1969, from the Port of Palm Beach on a 30-day mission to explore the Gulf Stream, for what NASA oceanographer Gene...
BREAKING: Greenacres-area Publix sells winning Fantasy 5 ticket

BREAKING: Greenacres-area Publix sells winning Fantasy 5 ticket

One of Thursday’s three winning Fantasy 5 tickets was sold at a Publix just south of Greenacres, the Florida Lottery said. The Publix Super Market at the Lantana Plaza Shopping Center on Jog Road near Lantana Road sold a ticket with the winning combination of 7-11-13-16-20. It paid $67,327.45. The other winning tickets were sold in Orlando and Campbellton, a small town in Florida&rsquo...
2018 NFL Draft: Our favorite Saquon Barkley highlights from his fantastic Penn State career

2018 NFL Draft: Our favorite Saquon Barkley highlights from his fantastic Penn State career

Saquon Barkley’s about to become a top pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. He’s almost assuredly not going No. 1, but Barkley’s still likely to be off the board by the time the Colts pick at No. 6, and will assuredly not be around by the time the 49ers announce their pick at No. 9. By his final college season, Barkley was sending Twitter into a frenzy just about every...
Michigan quarterbacks finding no separation through end of spring practice

Michigan quarterbacks finding no separation through end of spring practice

Tuesday is the final day of spring practice for Michigan but the fog surrounding the Wolverines’ starting quarterback battle has only slightly lifted. Shea Patterson, Brandon Peters, Dylan McCaffrey and freshman Joe Milton began the spring splitting snaps and that’s how they’re finishing up the 15 practice sessions, according to passing game coordinator Pep...
Alabama football: Mac Jones shines; Jalen Hurts struggles in A-Day game

Alabama football: Mac Jones shines; Jalen Hurts struggles in A-Day game

Alabama football drives the conversation here at  the Rammer Jammer , SEC Country’s daily Alabama athletics recap, but we’ll cover news for every facet of the Crimson Tide. Every morning, we’ll be here for the latest on Alabama football, basketball and every other sport on campus. With all eyes on quarterbacks...
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