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JUST IN: ‘The care they gave’: How EMS saved 77-year-old man after car struck bike

Roy McCarty calls it a blessing not that he was hit by a car, but where. The crash occurred in front of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Station No. 42. The 77-year-old was out for a bike ride at 5 a.m. March 6 when he was struck by a driver who had fallen asleep. Crews at Station 42 were able to stabilize McCarty before another truck returned to take him from Hagen Ranch Road west of the city to Delray...
Noel Martinez: Why work, mental health issues drive Leadership summit

Noel Martinez: Why work, mental health issues drive Leadership summit

Leadership Palm Beach County celebrates its 35th year with 1,700 alumni from elected leaders to CEOs, but a June 15 summit led by executive director Noel Martinez isn’t so much about looking back. It aims at new starts, a kind of civic crowdsourcing to solve knotty problems dominating too many headlines. Mental health in the workplace. Ex-offenders needing jobs. Opportunities for overlooked...
Dramatic Miami-Dade police video shows shootout at Trump Doral resort

Dramatic Miami-Dade police video shows shootout at Trump Doral resort

The Miami-Dade Police Department has released dramatic body-cam video from an officer who rushed into the lobby of the Trump Doral resort during a shootout with an armed man at 1:39 a.m. on May 18. Police identified the shooter as Jonathan Oddi, 42. Four days later, a motive for the bizarre incident has not been revealed. The video begins with the officer raising his gun and pointing it towards...
West Palm green-lights all-options-open plan for transportation future

West Palm green-lights all-options-open plan for transportation future

The city has adopted an outline for a transportation future that puts trolley and bus riders, bicyclists and walkers on a more even footing with cars. In unanimously approving the mobility plan Monday night, the City Commission overstepped criticism the consultant-driven plan was an unrealistic and expensive road map for congestion. The mayor of Palm Beach, Gail Coniglio, joined those urging against...
NEW: ‘No-swim’ advisory lifted for Lake Worth Beach

NEW: ‘No-swim’ advisory lifted for Lake Worth Beach

Health officials have lifted a ‘no-swim’ advisory that was issued last week for Lake Worth Beach.  Recent test results showed moderate levels of bacteria, making the water quality satisfactory, the Palm Beach County health department said Tuesday.  Swimmers are still encouraged to rinse off with fresh water after swimming in any natural body of water, the health department...
Boynton historic home-turned-restaurant plan hits another snag

Boynton historic home-turned-restaurant plan hits another snag

A restaurant won’t be opening at the historic Oscar Magnuson home anytime soon. Boynton Beach’s Community Redevelopment Agency sold the home to Shovel Ready Projects about two years ago and the company still has not received its building permit, according to an email from CRA Director Mike Simon. City officials have gone back and forth with the developer on the property, at 211 E. Ocean...
Palm Beach Zoo’s new leader hopes to create world-class attractions

Palm Beach Zoo’s new leader hopes to create world-class attractions

The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society has a new president and chief executive who hopes to transform the facility into a “world class” destination for both locals and out-of-town visitors. Margo McKnight, the former senior vice president of conservation, science and research at the Florida Aquarium, took over the zoo’s top position on Monday. She replaces Andrew Aiken, who...
King’s Academy’s valedictorian’s life goal is to help people

King’s Academy’s valedictorian’s life goal is to help people

At 18, Kelly Ahkee, of Lake Worth, says she doesn’t have her entire life figured out yet, but knows she wants to help people. “I want to positively impact society with research or help people with prosthetic limbs,” said Ahkee, King’s Academy’s valedictorian. “My main goal in life is to help people.” Ahkee has already started chiseling away at her goal. Besides...
NEW: More details on who — or what — was behind Lake Worth’s ‘zombie alert’

NEW: More details on who — or what — was behind Lake Worth’s ‘zombie alert’

So, who’s behind the zombie caper in Lake Worth? At the moment, the city has no idea. “There’s an investigation ongoing,” said Ben Kerr, Lake Worth’s spokesman. “But right now I have no details on it. It’s not information I can get into. It’s an outside investigation and I have no idea (how long it will take).” Sunday night about 1:45 a.m...
Lake Worth official unhappy with tattoo shop: Isn’t this what we’re ‘trying to get away from?’

Lake Worth official unhappy with tattoo shop: Isn’t this what we’re ‘trying to get away from?’

There’s a new type of business opening in downtown Lake Worth on Friday — a tattoo shop. Solid Image Tattoo Co. will be moving into the 603 Lake Ave. space. “Lake Worth has been so welcoming,” said Shirley Harris, the shop’s 74-year-old administrator and creator. “We needed a larger place than in Delray, where we only had 425 square feet. Now we’re in 1,000...
Memorial Day events highlight things to do in Wellington, Royal Palm

Memorial Day events highlight things to do in Wellington, Royal Palm

Memorial Day events: Wellington will have its annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony. Veterans are invited to walk in the parade that begins at 8:15 a.m. Monday at Village Hall, 12300 Forest Hill Blvd., and ends at the Veterans Memorial at Forest Hill and South Shore boulevards. The ceremony will begin at the memorial at 8:30 a.m. Active military and veterans can register at the Wellington tent to...
DETAILS: What’s happening in this Wellington Publix shopping plaza?

DETAILS: What’s happening in this Wellington Publix shopping plaza?

Construction fences recently heralded the start of a monthslong project to build a standalone CVS in a Wellington shopping plaza. Regency Centers owns the Wellington Town Square plaza at Forest Hill and South Shore boulevards. The company received the OK on its plans last year, but is only just beginning the initial work needed to make a major switch: The Star Liquors store will be torn down to make...
Jupiter man convicted in ‘Guat hunting’ murder, hate crime

Jupiter man convicted in ‘Guat hunting’ murder, hate crime

It took a Palm Beach County jury less than four hours of deliberations to reject a 22-year-old man’s self-defense claims in the April 2015 Jupiter murder of Guatemalan teen Onesimo Marcelino Lopez-Ramos. With their guilty verdict, jurors found that David Harris committed a hate crime during the fight that led to the death of 18-year-old Lopez-Ramos near a home in the 300 block of Fourth Street...
Florida Chamber president: Lawmakers left business on the table

Florida Chamber president: Lawmakers left business on the table

The Feb. 14 Parkland high school murders were among a series of events that distracted from business priorities, reduced the number of bills passed and hurt the Florida Chamber’s efforts to bolster the state’s competitiveness, according to Florida Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Mark Wilson, speaking at a Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches breakfast Tuesday. Sex scandals also...
Board to vote on proposed Wawa at south end of Boynton Beach

Board to vote on proposed Wawa at south end of Boynton Beach

Residents could soon be able to fill up their cars and buy a cup of coffee at a Wawa in Boynton Beach. A Wawa has been proposed for the northeast corner of Woolbright Road and Congress Avenue. The city’s planning and development board is expected to vote Tuesday night. The vote will serve as a recommendation to the City Commission, which is expected to vote on the project in June. If approved...
Jury to decide alleged Jupiter hate-crime killing of Guatemalan teen

Jury to decide alleged Jupiter hate-crime killing of Guatemalan teen

With a single swing of an ax, David Harris said, he was able to buy his younger brother Jesse just enough time to get up and run away from an early April 18, 2015 melee with a group of men in the 300 block of 4th street in Jupiter. The 22-year-old’s testimony in his own defense during the murder trial were the last words jurors heard before closing arguments and an hour of deliberations...
District: Boca Raton High swim coach Eric Hill under investigation

District: Boca Raton High swim coach Eric Hill under investigation

Boca Raton boys and girls swimming coach Eric Hill has been removed from his coaching and teaching positions at the school due to a Palm Beach County School Police investigation, a school district spokesperson confirmed Monday The spokesperson did not comment on the type of investigation, and Boca Raton athletic director Matt Ryder had no comment. Hill, a 41-year-old math teacher, has worked for the...
What’s the work on Alt. A1A in Gardens, and when will it be finished?

What’s the work on Alt. A1A in Gardens, and when will it be finished?

A big landscaping project in the city is ahead of schedule, despite the rain that’s been drenching Palm Beach County for the past couple of weeks. Palm Beach Gardens is prettying up a roughly 1-mile stretch of Alternate A1A for $350,000. The city expected the contractor to finish no later than June 30. The project from Burns Road to the city’s southern boundary at the C-17 Canal is about...
Memorial Day 2018: Five best uncrowded beaches in Palm Beach County

Memorial Day 2018: Five best uncrowded beaches in Palm Beach County

Headed to the beach for Memorial Day weekend? We found some of the best ones to enjoy without the usual crowds. Relax and have fun! Vital statistics: 15 acres, 600 feet of guarded beach, open sunrise to sunset Parking: Free The primary draw of this quiet beach – the county’s northernmost — is the snorkeling. With clear waters and multiple rock formations within wading distance...
Memorial Day 2018: Here’s 9 of our favorite breakfast on the beach spots

Memorial Day 2018: Here’s 9 of our favorite breakfast on the beach spots

Memorial Day weekend is almost here. And that means it’s time to hit the beach. What better way to start the day than with a tasty breakfast by the water.  Here are some Palm Beach County eateries where the only thing better than the eggs are the excellent water views (and the perfect place to walk off all those calories): The almond-coated, thick-cut French toast earns raves...
Boca Mayor Susan Haynie seeks to get criminal charges against her dismissed

Boca Mayor Susan Haynie seeks to get criminal charges against her dismissed

BOCA RATON — Ahead of a planned court appearance this week, Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie filed a motion to toss the criminal charges leveled against her, in part because a state law aimed at public corruption has changed in recent years. Haynie, who faces four felony and three misdemeanor charges and up to 23 years in prison, filed the motion Friday, according to court documents...
Sea turtle to be released from Loggerhead Center on World Turtle Day

Sea turtle to be released from Loggerhead Center on World Turtle Day

Teddy the sea turtle was found near Hutchinson Island in January in rough shape and starving. Now, the turtle will be released back into the ocean on Wednesday, World Turtle Day, which is a “happy coincidence,” said Hannah Deadman-Arnst, public relations and communications coordinator for the Loggerhead Marine Center. Teddy came to the Loggerhead Center on Jan. 26 after staffers from Inwater...
Heavy rainfall inundates Wellington, Acreage, Loxahatchee Groves as they brace for more

Heavy rainfall inundates Wellington, Acreage, Loxahatchee Groves as they brace for more

Overflowing swales. Backyards turned into ponds. Two roads washed out into nearby canals. These are some of the effects of a week’s worth of wet weather on the western communities as officials and residents brace for rain this week and another potential weekend of torrential rain. Wellington has seen 14 inches of rain already in May, with 12 of those inches falling just last week, village...
Tequesta Police nautical summer camp registration is this weekend

Tequesta Police nautical summer camp registration is this weekend

If your teen or preteen loves the outdoors, fishing and being on the water, then the Tequesta Police Department has the perfect summer camp for your child. The police department is hosting its ninth annual summer camp called the Nautical Club for children 12 to 17. The camp focuses on educating children about boating safety and marine activities, according to Officer Raymond Korkowski, who has been...
Memorial Day: 11 ways to enjoy the water this holiday weekend

Memorial Day: 11 ways to enjoy the water this holiday weekend

There’s nothing more awesome in Florida than our outdoors. So this year’s Memorial Day weekend, go outside! The list of things to do on the beach and in the water is deep. And you don’t have to be a pro to enjoy paddle boarding, camping, horseback riding or snorkeling. Simply put on your swimming suit and jump in (or on).  Of course, for those of you who’s rather...
Why Palm Beach officials needed more than a year to OK house design

Why Palm Beach officials needed more than a year to OK house design

Neighbors on Via Vizcaya in Palm Beach’s Estate Section finally know what may rise on one of two vacant lakefront lots at the end of the circular street. A Mediterranean-style house — to be developed on speculation at 235 Via Vizcaya — has won approval from the Architectural Commission, more than a year after plans were first presented for the property. The lot is owned by a...
Trump says he's coming to Florida 'very soon'

Trump says he's coming to Florida 'very soon'

In a phone call to Hillsborough County Republicans attending a fundraising event Saturday night, President Trump told Attorney General Pam Bondi that he'll be coming to Tampa for a special event "very soon."  Bondi held her cellphone up to the mic at the podium during the Lincoln Day Dinner, the Tampa Bay Times reported. The crowd of hundreds listened for several minutes as...
Wellington deals with ‘exceptional’ rainfall, water levels expected to rise

Wellington deals with ‘exceptional’ rainfall, water levels expected to rise

As rain continues to pound Palm Beach County, Wellington is working to mitigate the effects as days of storms add up.  The village received more than 4 inches of rain from Saturday afternoon through Sunday, Wellington said in a news release. “The village has received an exceptional amount of rainfall over the last four weeks,” the news release said.  Flooding has been...
LATEST: Man charged in Boynton drive-by that injures teen gets $20,000 bond

LATEST: Man charged in Boynton drive-by that injures teen gets $20,000 bond

An 18-year-old boy who allegedly shot and injured a teen in Boynton Beach Wednesday night was given a $20,000 bond by a Palm Beach County Court judge Saturday morning. Cleevens Altiner was arrested Friday and faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill and aggravated battery with a firearm. The judge ordered a $10,000 bond for each count. Altiner’s mother...
Cardinal Newman grad follows in family footsteps, but forging own path

Cardinal Newman grad follows in family footsteps, but forging own path

Cardinal Newman High School’s valedictorian is not only a star in the classroom, but also on the stage. Lilly Cooney, of Palm Beach, maintained a 4.0 unweighted GPA all four years of high school while being part of the cheerleading team, dance team, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, chorus and school musicals. The 18-year-old says she is honored to be valedictorian, but counts her...
UPDATE: Heavy rains, flooding possible overnight in Palm Beach County

UPDATE: Heavy rains, flooding possible overnight in Palm Beach County

UPDATE, 9:50 p.m.: A flood watch for Palm Beach County has been extended until 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. The watch covers a wide swath of South Florida, including parts of Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Although the area was spared of heavy rainfall most of Saturday, that is expected to change tonight. Heavier rains over the Atlantic Ocean are forecast...
NEW: 3 cool things happening in Lake Worth

NEW: 3 cool things happening in Lake Worth

1. Dive Against Debris: It’s the 4th annual event presented by the city and Wet Pleasures Dive Outfitters on June 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lake Worth Pier. Certified divers are asked to join for the underwater pier cleanup. A dive master and reef cleanup specialist will be on hand to teach you how to clean the pylons. To register, stop by Wet Pleasures Dive Outfitters in Lantana at 869...
West Palm man charged with attempted murder, robbery denied bond

West Palm man charged with attempted murder, robbery denied bond

A 46-year-old West Palm Beach man charged with attempted murder on Friday in connection with a beating last month in the city’s north end was denied bond Saturday morning by a Palm Beach County Court judge. Authorities allege that Kenneth Machuca beat a man at about 2 p.m. April 29, at the BP gas station at Broadway and 44th Street. The man was robbed when rendered...
West Palm details $2.2 million sophisticated plan to catch criminals

West Palm details $2.2 million sophisticated plan to catch criminals

West Palm police are asking the city to fund technology to locate shooting sites and catch criminals with greater ease. The department, which saw a 150 percent increase in murders last year, is asking the city commission for $2.2 million for gunfire-locator sensors, license plate readers and analytic systems to tie them to police and private security cameras, to speed response by helping identify...
New fleet to teach youths in the ways of sails and waves

New fleet to teach youths in the ways of sails and waves

At sailing’s simplest level, you take tiller in one hand, main sheet in the other and glide off the mooring, into the blue. At its most sophisticated, you spend years mastering navigation, seamanship, the physics of wind, tides and currents and, as you advance yet farther, the subtleties of saving yourself the trouble and cost by inviting yourself on someone else’s boat. In West Palm Beach...
Fists fly, docks destroyed as war over drifting boats rages in Boynton

Fists fly, docks destroyed as war over drifting boats rages in Boynton

Already forking over about $90,000 to replace docks destroyed by a boat after its anchor broke loose during Hurricane Irma, Gateway Marina braced for a similar disaster Monday as severe storms rolled through southern Palm Beach County. This time, neighbors spotted a captain-less power boat quickly drifting, giving the marina enough notice to catch the vessel before it caused more damage. While...
NEW: Weigh in on Royal Palm Beach’s future at this workshop

NEW: Weigh in on Royal Palm Beach’s future at this workshop

Royal Palm Beach residents have a chance to weigh in on the village’s future at the annual Citizen Summit from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Royal Palm Beach Recreation Center, 100 Sweet Bay Lane. Village staff, council members and consultants with Lyle Sumek Associates Inc. will be on hand to take input that will be used to form Royal Palm Beach’s Strategic Plan. Residents are asked to bring...
Boca mayor hires lawyer who defended developer at center of scandal

Boca mayor hires lawyer who defended developer at center of scandal

Embattled Mayor Susan Haynie hired a criminal defense lawyer who previously represented the real estate developer at the center of her public corruption scandal. Haynie, suspended from office while she faces four felonies and three misdemeanors, dropped her attorney this week and hired Bruce Zimet, a former federal prosecutor with a long list of high-profile clients, including developer James Batmasian...
WATCH: Geese put gator on the run at PGA National 

WATCH: Geese put gator on the run at PGA National 

A viral video of geese aggressively honking and waddling after an alligator at PGA National gives a whole new meaning to the term “wild goose chase.” Ryan Witkowski shot the video at No. 9 on PGA National’s Champion Course during the Christie’s Critters Invitational May 6. The Champion Course is also home to the Honda Classic. The video has reached as far as Singapore...
Jupiter residents already preparing for Brightline, quiet zones

Jupiter residents already preparing for Brightline, quiet zones

It might be years before Brightline connects West Palm Beach to Orlando, but Jupiter residents are looking to the future and want to be prepared when the trains start running through their town. To that end, the issue of quiet zones has become a topic of discussion. Brightline’s Orlando station is nearly complete, according to its website, but the company still needs to lay over 40 miles of...
Gardens teen honored at Players for turning in $1,500 found on beach

Gardens teen honored at Players for turning in $1,500 found on beach

Billy Reid was walking along the beach north of the Juno Beach Pier when he spotted a $100 bill lying in the sand. And then another. And another… RELATED: Wellington’s Janelle Johnson heads to Pebble Beach for First Tee event Billy, 14, was the only one of about a dozen people from the Teen Golfers Association of the First Tee of the Palm Beaches who noticed the total of $1,500 lying...
Lake Worth’s Bamboo Room has new tenants who open in June

Lake Worth’s Bamboo Room has new tenants who open in June

The Bamboo Room is coming back…again. Everyone knows the legendary blues club at 25 S. J Street and a Lake Worth nightlife staple that has hosted live acts from Bo Diddley to Ben Prestag, has had its share of problems in recent years. The club closed twice — in 2008 and from 2014 to 2015. It was managed for about two years by Mike Olive, Common Ground Church Pastor. Olive...
Jupiter says workforce tenants overcharged up to $421 a month

Jupiter says workforce tenants overcharged up to $421 a month

Tenants have been overcharged up to $421 a month in what is billed as Jupiter’s first example of a builder agreeing to offer long-term, affordable “workforce housing” in exchange for breaks on building limits, town officials calculate in documents reviewed by The Palm Beach Post. Owners of the Barcelona Jupiter complex off Military Trail say the town’s interpretation is &ldquo...
NEW: Royal Palm Beach awards $1,000 scholarships to 10 students

NEW: Royal Palm Beach awards $1,000 scholarships to 10 students

Royal Palm Beach on Thursday awarded $1,000 scholarships to 10 students who live in the village. The students were selected by the village’s Education Advisory Committee. To apply, students must be graduating seniors and live in Royal Palm Beach. While four of the scholarships are dedicated to Royal Palm Beach High School, eight of that school’s students took home $1,000 this year. One...
NEW: CarMax another step closer to new store in Royal Palm Beach

NEW: CarMax another step closer to new store in Royal Palm Beach

The country’s largest used-car dealer took another step Thursday toward opening its second store in Palm Beach County. The Royal Palm Beach council unanimously approved several items, including a site plan and landscape waivers, that pave the way for CarMax to open in the village. MORE NEWS: Weather forces Royal Palm Beach Seafood Festival to move to June The site in question is a 13.5-acre...
Palm Beach has a taco shop – it’s everything you might expect

Palm Beach has a taco shop – it’s everything you might expect

To the well-toned Palm Beach woman in yoga pants who has paused twice to ogle our hefty meals on the patio of Coyo Taco – yes, you, with the adorable island bike: Have you never seen two ladies on a lunch break sharing eight tacos, a vat of guacamole, a grease-stained bag of tortilla chips and big bowls of refried beans and Mexican corn?  We’ve burned calories and saved points...
Sweet dreams: How to conquer your nightmares 

Sweet dreams: How to conquer your nightmares 

You're asleep, right? You can hardly be expected to control your actions, much less your thoughts. But if bad dreams are ruining your sleep (and affecting your waking moments), you can work to eliminate or minimize them, according to psychologists and sleep experts. "One way of thinking about dreams is that they're part of the same problem-solving processes that we use during the day time,"...
Who won 'American Idol' 2018? Winner revealed in season finale

Who won 'American Idol' 2018? Winner revealed in season finale

Maddie Poppe took home the “American Idol” crown Monday night, beating out Caleb Lee Hutchinson, a Georgia country singer. Poppe, a 19-year-old Iowa singer-songwriter, was so overtaken by emotion that she couldn’t finish her original song, “Going Going Gone.” The rest of the top 10 plus Katy Perry joined her on stage. Hutchinson even sang a few lines himself...
Miss USA 2018: Who is Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers, this year's winner?

Miss USA 2018: Who is Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers, this year's winner?

Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers was crowned the winner of this year's Miss USA competition Monday night in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Here's what we know about Summers, who will compete for the Miss Universe title later this year: 1. The 23-year-old from Omaha is a certified child life specialist. According to the Miss Universe website, her brief hospitalization at age 4 for idiopathic thrombocytopenic...
Royally cute: Mulroney grandkids make splash at wedding

Royally cute: Mulroney grandkids make splash at wedding

Leave it to a quintet of Canadians to steal the show from the Crowned Heads of Europe. The Mulroney Five — 7-year-old twins Brian and John, their angelic 4-year-old sis Ivy and their strikingly attractive parents Jessica and Ben — were up front at the wedding Saturday of the now-Duke and Duchess of Sussex. “They did so well,” Palm Beach winter resident Mila Mulroney said with...
Obamas sign multiyear deal with Netflix to make movies, TV shows

Obamas sign multiyear deal with Netflix to make movies, TV shows

Former President Barack Obama has signed a multiyear deal with Netflix to produce films and television shows on the streaming service with former first lady Michelle Obama. >> Read more trending news  According to Netflix, the Obamas’ agreement includes scripted and unscripted series, documentaries and features produced by Higher Ground Productions. President Barack Obama and...
Memorial Day 2018: Peanut Island Guide - Things to know before you go

Memorial Day 2018: Peanut Island Guide - Things to know before you go

Every big holiday weekend that involves beach, fun and sand has to include ‘Peanut’ That’s what the locals call Peanut Island, the 80-acre tropical island located at the west end of the Palm Beach (Lake Worth) Inlet. It’s a get-there-by-only-boat county park, where long strings of boats raft up while hundreds of people socialize in the shallow off-shore water. Sound...
What celebrity statue greets drivers on Dixie Highway in Lake Worth?

What celebrity statue greets drivers on Dixie Highway in Lake Worth?

Ruby Bell wasn’t expecting to meet Hulk Hogan when she applied for a job. “I interviewed with him,” said Bell, who runs the customer service desk at Gonz Auto Collision Center on Dixie Highway in Lake Worth. “He was in the room.” Yes, there he was, standing in the corner: flexing, grimacing, in yellow tights and lace-up boots, an orange do-rag holding back his...
Aimovig: New migraine prevention drug approved by FDA

Aimovig: New migraine prevention drug approved by FDA

If you suffer from chronic migraines, relief is here. According to The Associated Press, the Food and Drug Administration last week approved Aimovig, a monthly shot that aims to reduce migraines. The drug, developed by Amgen Inc. and Novartis AG, is "injected monthly just under the skin using a pen-like device," the AP reported. Its price tag: $6,900 annually before insurance. But how...
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend share first photo, reveal name of newborn son

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend share first photo, reveal name of newborn son

Aww! Model, TV host and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen took to Instagram on Sunday to share a sweet photo and reveal the name of her newborn son. "Hello, world! This is Miles Theodore Stephens," Teigen wrote. "We are drowning in his little peeps and nuzzles. Our household feels overwhelmed with love. Thank you for all your well wishes!" Meanwhile, Teigen's husband, singer...
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry donate royal wedding flowers to hospice patients

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry donate royal wedding flowers to hospice patients

Patients at St. Joseph's Hospice in London received a special gift after Saturday's royal wedding. According to People magazine, Britain's Prince Harry and bride Meghan Markle, now the Duchess of Sussex, gave the hospice some flowers that had been used to decorate St. George's Chapel for their ceremony. "Today we got a very special delivery. Beautiful bouquets made from the #royalwedding flowers...
How to ease pain without opioids? Specialists are finding ways

How to ease pain without opioids? Specialists are finding ways

It’s no secret that Palm Beach County is among the nation’s areas most affected by the opioid crisis. While there are many contributing factors, the reason most people become addicted to, or overdose from opioids is pain — as in the need to relieve it. To combat both opioid dependence and chronic pain, an increasing number of physicians are now specializing in the growing field of...
Original 'Kiss Me, Kate' star Patricia Morison dead at 103

Original 'Kiss Me, Kate' star Patricia Morison dead at 103

Patricia Morison, who played the shrewish lead role in the 1948 Cole Porter Broadway musical “Kiss Me, Kate,” died Sunday, Variety reported. She was 103.  Morison also appeared on stage with Yul Brynner in “The King and I” and starred in films such as “The Song of Bernadette.” She also appeared as Basil Rathbone’s foil in the 1946 Sherlock Holmes...
Meghan Markle's rescue dog, Guy the beagle, goes from shelter pup to royal pet

Meghan Markle's rescue dog, Guy the beagle, goes from shelter pup to royal pet

A new member of the royal family is making headlines – and no, we're not talking about Meghan Markle. According to the Guardian, a beagle named Guy was in a Kentucky kill shelter until Ontario-based A Dog's Dream Rescue saved him and offered him for adoption at a 2015 event in Canada. That's where he met his new owner, Markle, who went on to marry Britain's Prince Harry on Saturday. A royal...
Royal wedding: Kitty Spencer stuns with resemblance to her aunt, Princess Diana

Royal wedding: Kitty Spencer stuns with resemblance to her aunt, Princess Diana

Bride Meghan Markle wasn't the only one turning heads at Saturday's royal wedding. Many fans of the royals said Lady Kitty Spencer, niece of the late Princess Diana and daughter of Earl Charles Spencer, Diana's brother, looked just like her famous aunt. According to the New York Daily News, the 27-year-old model wore a forest green Dolce & Gabbana dress with a matching hat and veil.  >>...
Royal wedding: Meghan Markle wears Princess Diana's aquamarine ring to reception

Royal wedding: Meghan Markle wears Princess Diana's aquamarine ring to reception

After Saturday's royal wedding, Meghan Markle honored the late Princess Diana, Prince Harry's mother, with a little "something blue." According to "Today" and Vogue, the Duchess of Sussex wore Diana's emerald-cut aquamarine ring to the couple's evening wedding reception. >> Read more trending news  The ring wasn't the only nod to the Princess of Wales. BuzzFeed...
T.I. arrest: Petition urges police to drop charges against rapper

T.I. arrest: Petition urges police to drop charges against rapper

Days after T.I. was arrested outside his gated community in Henry County, Georgia, an online petition has surfaced urging police to drop the charges against the Atlanta rapper.  On Wednesday, the artist, whose legal name is Clifford Harris Jr., was charged with simple assault, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, but the Care2 petition is calling on police to drop the charges...
'Suits' cast reunites in England on eve of royal wedding

'Suits' cast reunites in England on eve of royal wedding

Meghan Markle's former “Suits” castmates had a reunion Friday night in the United Kingdom in anticipation of the royal wedding and shared some photographs on social media, Harper’s Bazaar reported. Patrick J. Adams and his wife, Troian Bellisario, visited the Royal Standard of England, the country’s the oldest pub, while Gabriel Macht and his wife Jacinda Barret strolled...
Scientists devise a game to find a cure for Alzheimer’s

Scientists devise a game to find a cure for Alzheimer’s

“Stall Catchers” Alzheimer’s research game stallcatchers.com —- Want to cure Alzheimer’s? Get in line. Researchers have long been puzzled by the disease and vexed by how long it’s taking to unravel its mysteries. One group of scientists is helping speed up that process with assistance from the public. “Stall Catchers,” a game created by Cornell University&rsquo...
Sprained your knee? The cost of a brace could sprain your wallet

Sprained your knee? The cost of a brace could sprain your wallet

One July evening, Carol Harnett was in a crosswalk in downtown Portland, Ore., when a driver made an illegal turn and hit her. Transported by ambulance to a hospital, she was diagnosed with a severely sprained right ankle and left wrist, as well as a concussion. At the emergency room, doctors gave her steel-reinforced braces for her wrist and ankle and told her she was free to go. “But I can&rsquo...
Uptick in vector-borne illnesses in US and what it means to you

Uptick in vector-borne illnesses in US and what it means to you

Illnesses caused by disease-infected ticks, mosquitoes and fleas have tripled in the U.S. in recent years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Lyme disease is the most common illness attributed to ticks. “It’s the most common vector-borne disease in the Northern Hemisphere and in North America, in the U.S. specifically,” says Dr. Bobbi...
Never heard of third-hand smoke? Here’s why you should care

Never heard of third-hand smoke? Here’s why you should care

PHILADELPHIA — Dodging the clouds of toxic cigarette smoke along city streets and at building entrances has become the norm for those wanting to avoid the health risks from breathing in second-hand smoke. But if you think being in a smoke-free building will shield you from the negative health effects of second-hand smoke, you are in for a surprise. Now there is third-hand smoke: the residue...
Rumors swirl about Meghan Markle’s wedding gown

Rumors swirl about Meghan Markle’s wedding gown

Leading British designer Stella McCartney is a favorite to design the wedding gown for friend Meghan Markle, when she marries Prince Harry at the royal wedding of the century Saturday at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor. >> Read more trending news  British bridal designer Carolina Castigliano told Page Six that she believes  McCartney, best known for...
Video: This woman did CPR on a parakeet and it actually worked

Video: This woman did CPR on a parakeet and it actually worked

Chelsea Steiner is a certified emergency medical technician, but she doesn't have a job in that field yet. She works as a manager at Domino's, volunteering with paramedics in her free time to get hands-on experience. » RELATED: 7 places in the Atlanta area to learn child and infant CPR Earlier this week, when she was visiting friends on Maryland's Eastern Shore, Steiner, 22, had an...
Royal gambling fever: Who’s walking Meghan Markle down the aisle, color of Queen’s hat, will Harry shave?

Royal gambling fever: Who’s walking Meghan Markle down the aisle, color of Queen’s hat, will Harry shave?

Oddsmakers are taking bets on both the most mundane and the more unusual possible occurrences at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding extravaganza on Saturday at Windsor Castle. >> Read more trending news  Bets range from the obvious, like who will walk Markle down the aisle now that her father has bowed out, and the color of the Queen’s hat, to whether Markle&rsquo...
Who was Dee Dee Warwick? Singer accused of sexually assaulting Whitney Houston

Who was Dee Dee Warwick? Singer accused of sexually assaulting Whitney Houston

An upcoming documentary about the life of Whitney Houston is revealing new details about her upbringing. The star was the victim of sexual abuse as a child and the abuser was her cousin Dee Dee Warwick, another notable singer, according to filmmakers.  >> Read more trending news  The movie entitled “Whitney,” which hits theaters in July, debuted at the Cannes Film...
Rapper Offset, of Migos, wrecks car overnight in Atlanta

Rapper Offset, of Migos, wrecks car overnight in Atlanta

Migos rapper Offset reportedly destroyed his car late Wednesday night in Atlanta and was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries, according to TMZ. The gossip website posted a photo of the mangled green Dodge Challenger being towed on a flatbed. >> Read more trending news  No accident report was taken and emergency medical workers were not called to the scene...
New autism research could predict whether children as young as 3 months old are at risk

New autism research could predict whether children as young as 3 months old are at risk

A groundbreaking study is being done at Boston Children's Hospital that researchers say could potentially predict whether a child as young as 3 months old is at-risk for developing autism. Right now, most children can't receive a reliable diagnosis until they are at least 1 year old.  Chase Minicucci and his mother, Hillary Steele Minicucci, regularly go to Boston Children&rsquo...
Yanny or Laurel? Shelter names puppies after viral audio clip

Yanny or Laurel? Shelter names puppies after viral audio clip

Viral sensations are often forgotten about after a few days — the Mannequin Challenge comes to mind — but there’s a new one that a future dog owner or two will remember forever.  The Atlanta Humane Society jumped at the latest trend sweeping the internet by naming one puppy Yanny, the other Laurel. People have been hotly debating which one of those words can be ...
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend welcome baby boy

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend welcome baby boy

Cookbook author and TV personality Chrissy Teigen and singer John Legend have welcomed their second child, a son, People reported.  >> Read more trending news  "Somebody’s herrrrrrre!" Teigen, 32, wrote early Thursday in a tweet that included baby bottle emojis. The celebrity couple also have a daughter, 2-year-old Luna.  According to E!, Teigen and Legend...
Before the opioid crisis: When crack cocaine ravaged Palm Beach County

Before the opioid crisis: When crack cocaine ravaged Palm Beach County

On a weekday afternoon in 1986 on M Street, near West Palm’s Howard Park, a group of pushers was brazenly trying to close a deal. “You want some rock, man?” one said, leaning in the car window of two reporters from The Palm Beach Post and pulling a plastic bag from his pocket. “Buy my rock. I got the biggest rocks.” “Taste it,” said another one, sticking an...
Google honors Polish Art Deco artist Tamara de Lempicka, but who was she?

Google honors Polish Art Deco artist Tamara de Lempicka, but who was she?

In honor of what would have been Polish artist Tamara de Lempicka’s 120th birthday, the Google doodle team featured cubist- and neoclassical-inspired artwork on its homepage. >> Read more trending news  Lempicka, who was born in Warsaw, Poland, in 1898, grew up with a love of art, which spanned from Italian Renaissance paintings to the post-cubism work of French...
‘Ms. Marvel’ film starring first Muslim American superhero in the works, Marvel says

‘Ms. Marvel’ film starring first Muslim American superhero in the works, Marvel says

Sixteen-year-old Kamala Khan, also known as Ms. Marvel, is expected to make it to the big screen. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige confirmed a film starring the first Muslim American superhero “is definitely sort of in the works” in an interview with the BBC. Ms. Marvel first appeared in Marvel Comics in the late 1960s as Carol Danvers, the female counterpart to Captain...
3 TO SEE: Armed Forces Day, Young Singers concert, ceramics workshop

3 TO SEE: Armed Forces Day, Young Singers concert, ceramics workshop

There’s always something to do in The Palm Beaches! That’s why every week, the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County helps you with three ideas — one that’s free, one that’s affordable and one that’s a splurge. Your events curator is the Cultural Concierge, a free service that provides customized cultural recommendations and more at palmbeachculture.com/concierge...
How to choose a quality roofing contractor

How to choose a quality roofing contractor

Installing a new roof is one of the most important — and expensive — home improvement projects you’ll run into as a homeowner. Considering this, and the fact that your roof is your first line of defense against the elements, it’s important you hire a qualified, licensed professional for your roofing repair and installation projects. There are a number of roofing companies to...
How to buy an at-home water testing kit

How to buy an at-home water testing kit

With news events like the lead-contaminated drinking water in Flint, Mich., natural disasters such as hurricanes temporarily harming water supplies and general reports of water-quality issues, consumers may be more interested in testing the water in their homes. A recent survey by water-filtration company Bluewater showed 56 percent of Americans worry that their drinking water contains toxins, with...
Tackling the fixer-upper next door

Tackling the fixer-upper next door

Every morning, when I sit at my dining room table with my first cup of coffee, this is what I see out my window: our fixer-upper next door looking pretty nasty right now. The poor little house is half-dressed in its new wood shingles, surrounded by a sea of mud and accented with a big green dumpster. It’s been worse, let me assure you. When we bought it, it was covered with bright blue siding...
How to resolve conflicts in the succulent garden

How to resolve conflicts in the succulent garden

Arid zone plants stab their neighbors to death. It’s an adaptation to limited water by using sharp weapons to tell others to back off. It’s also a consequence of growth and time and distance between plants. Small succulents and cacti you planted a while ago may be much larger and touching each other in some places. If it’s the wrong place, you have conflict. For example: The wicked...
Pro tips to make your home orderly and attractive

Pro tips to make your home orderly and attractive

If you’re a borderline hoarder with serious home organization issues in desperate need of some professional advice, follow The Home Edit on Instagram. If you’re a neat freak with a decluttering obsession and an eye for design, follow The Home Edit on Instagram. Either way, you won’t be disappointed. Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin started The Home Edit, a home-organization business...
How to lighten, brighten your home

How to lighten, brighten your home

Spring can be a time of transition in more way than one. Yes, the days are longer and brighter, but your home can be transformed as well. If you are looking for some ways to brighten and lighten your home this spring, here are some of our top Design Recipes tips. DO 1. Use lots of mirrors. Mirrors are a wonderful way to both bounce light as well as bring it in, especially in areas that may not receive...
Flanigan’s a fun, festive spot for family dining

Flanigan’s a fun, festive spot for family dining

MENU Appetizers, soup, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, seafood, chicken, ribs, steak, desserts. ATMOSPHERE Fun and inviting, with a nautical theme and festive tiki-hut patio. You’ll pass by an elegant aquarium and schools of fish figurines as you enter, and comfy wooden booths are scattered across two large rooms. There are several flat-screen TVs playing sporting events, and a full bar...
PGA Tour star Lucas Glover’s wife arrested after violent argument over poor performance

PGA Tour star Lucas Glover’s wife arrested after violent argument over poor performance

The wife of PGA Tour star Lucas Glover was arrested Saturday in Florida on domestic violence charges, which allegedly occurred after she became upset over Glover’s poor performance in a tournament, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.  >> Read more trending news  Police said Krista Glover, 36, intentionally attacked and injured another person in a home in...
Spotify should ban Chris Brown, Eminem, others after R. Kelly music ban, women’s group says

Spotify should ban Chris Brown, Eminem, others after R. Kelly music ban, women’s group says

Women’s advocacy group Ultraviolet wants Spotify to extend its artist ban beyond R. Kelly and XXXTentacion to other musicians who have been accused of sexual misconduct, including Chris Brown, Nelly, Eminem, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Don Henley, Steven Tyler and 6ix9ine. >> Read more trending news  “[These] two men are not the only abusers on your platform. We implore...
A barista refused to serve a man for 'being really racist' to a Muslim. Her bosses backed her.

A barista refused to serve a man for 'being really racist' to a Muslim. Her bosses backed her.

Kathleen "Amina" Deady stood in front of a pastry counter in Riverside, California, holding a key fob and wearing a veil across her face. Only her eyes peeked through the veil. In Islam, it is called a niqab, though the man standing in front of Deady at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf on Friday had other words for it. » Muslims in America, by the numbers "Is this Halloween or something?"...
Tom Wolfe dies: What he told us about the ‘bad side’ of social media

Tom Wolfe dies: What he told us about the ‘bad side’ of social media

For 40 years now, Tom Wolfe has been a cutting-edge writer, setting literary agendas and demarcating social agendas. From “The Painted Word” and “Radical Chic” to “The Right Stuff” and “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” Wolfe has transcended the New Journalism that made him famous in the ’70s and enveloped fiction, making strong arguments for novels...
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ first teaser trailer released

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ first teaser trailer released

Fans of the rock gods Queen are getting their first look at the upcoming biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.” 20th Century Fox released the first teaser trailer for the film that stars Rami Malek as frontman Freddie Mercury in the film that shows their rise to fame, their near-breakup and their epic reunion at Live Aid. It also includes all of the band’s iconic songs, like the movie...
5 things you should know about Ramadan, Islam’s holy month of fasting

5 things you should know about Ramadan, Islam’s holy month of fasting

Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, observers fast from sunrise to sunset and partake in nightly feasts. Here are five things to know about Islam’s sacred month: Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is the holy month of fasting, spiritual reflection and prayer for Muslims. It is believed to be the month in which the Prophet Muhammad revealed the holy book — Quran &mdash...
This South Floridian gave up law to write about strong, powerful women

This South Floridian gave up law to write about strong, powerful women

When asked why she moved from California to South Florida, author Solange Ritchie’s response is blunt: “Two words: divorce and family.” But that wasn’t the only drastic change Ritchie made. She changed her profession from attorney to full-time writer, embracing the uncertainty that it can sometimes bring. “I see both careers as similar in many ways,” Ritchie said...
Meghan Markle in 'difficult situation,' palace says after report father will skip royal wedding

Meghan Markle in 'difficult situation,' palace says after report father will skip royal wedding

Following reports that Thomas Markle won’t attend daughter Meghan’s wedding to Prince Harry on Saturday, royal reps have issued a statement. While not outright confirming the reports, it asked for “understanding,” especially for the American bride-to-be and her father. “This is a deeply personal moment for Ms. Markle in the days before her wedding,&rdquo...
Painting Michelle Obama brought Amy Sherald fame. Here is what’s next for the Georgia-born artist

Painting Michelle Obama brought Amy Sherald fame. Here is what’s next for the Georgia-born artist

ST. LOUIS — On Thursday evening, the crowd at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis overflowed the room in which Amy Sherald was speaking, so late arrivals watched the artist talk on monitors in the atrium. It's been a little over three months since Sherald, the artist who painted Michelle Obama's official portrait for the National Portrait Gallery, became a public figure, admired and reviled...
Palm Healthcare Foundation honors local nurses

Palm Healthcare Foundation honors local nurses

On Thursday night at the Kravis Center, more than 300 people attended Palm Healthcare Foundation’s fifth annual Heart of Gold Nursing Reception — an event that both honors outstanding local nurses and concludes the foundation’s six-week long “Thank a Nurse” campaign. The evening was emceed by CBS12 meteorologist Michael Ehrenberg and featured speeches by Palm Healthcare...
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