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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...

Posted: 18 hours ago

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...
Judge OKs accord between Trump, Jupiter club members, but tab may rise
 Long-running litigation between President Donald Trump and members of his golf club in Jupiter came to an anti-climatic end on Friday with both sides declaring victory when a federal judge tentatively signed off on a $5.4 million settlement agreement. “The trial was a complete victory. The settlement was a complete victory...

Posted: a day ago

Long-running litigation between President Donald Trump and members of his golf club in Jupiter came to an anti-climatic end on Friday with both sides declaring victory when a federal judge tentatively signed off on a $5.4 million settlement agreement. “The trial was a complete victory. The settlement was a complete victory...
Shake up in PBC judicial races: McAuliffe switches seats; Tendrich out
 With more than a week to go before candidates officially begin qualifying for the August elections, there has already been some shake-ups in Palm Beach County’s judicial races. Former Palm Beach County State Attorney Michael McAuliffe has switched seats and will no longer run against Scott Kerner, the brother of County Commissioner...

Posted: a day ago

With more than a week to go before candidates officially begin qualifying for the August elections, there has already been some shake-ups in Palm Beach County’s judicial races. Former Palm Beach County State Attorney Michael McAuliffe has switched seats and will no longer run against Scott Kerner, the brother of County Commissioner...
Applicants sought for free Criminal Justice Academy in the Glades
 Applications are being accepted from people interested in participating in the Glades Citizen’s Criminal Justice Academy that will begin in June. Sessions will be held on five consecutive Mondays from 5:30-8:30 p.m. beginning June 4 at the Belle Glade Library at 725 N.W. 4th St. The classes are free and dinner will be served. The academy...

Posted: a day ago

Applications are being accepted from people interested in participating in the Glades Citizen’s Criminal Justice Academy that will begin in June. Sessions will be held on five consecutive Mondays from 5:30-8:30 p.m. beginning June 4 at the Belle Glade Library at 725 N.W. 4th St. The classes are free and dinner will be served. The academy...
U.S. Supreme Court rejects Boca lawyer’s motion to declare Trump unfit
 A Boca Raton attorney’s more than two-year legal quest to have President Donald Trump declared incompetent has ended. The U.S. Supreme Court this week refused to hear attorney James Herb’s claims that neither presidential immunity from lawsuits nor the First Amendment shields Trump from a state probate court petition that would...

Posted: 3 days ago

A Boca Raton attorney’s more than two-year legal quest to have President Donald Trump declared incompetent has ended. The U.S. Supreme Court this week refused to hear attorney James Herb’s claims that neither presidential immunity from lawsuits nor the First Amendment shields Trump from a state probate court petition that would...
Broadcast giant, Sinclair, sues two former WPEC-Channel 12 reporters
 Tired of what he described as “consistent right-wing bias” and bumbling management, Jonathan Beaton in 2015 quit his job as a reporter at WPEC-Channel 12 in West Palm Beach to launch a public relations company. Moving back to Orlando, where he had gone to college, Beaton was busy building his firm when he was hit with a lawsuit...

Posted: 3 days ago

Tired of what he described as “consistent right-wing bias” and bumbling management, Jonathan Beaton in 2015 quit his job as a reporter at WPEC-Channel 12 in West Palm Beach to launch a public relations company. Moving back to Orlando, where he had gone to college, Beaton was busy building his firm when he was hit with a lawsuit...
Convicted Palm Beach doctor wins reprieve to watch births of grandkids
 A dermatologist who lives in a $27 million oceanfront mansion in Palm Beach won’t have to report to prison on health-care fraud charges until August so he can be present at the births of two grandchildren. Gary Marder, 61, who pleaded guilty in February to charges of health care fraud and obstruction of a criminal health care investigation...

Posted: 4 days ago

A dermatologist who lives in a $27 million oceanfront mansion in Palm Beach won’t have to report to prison on health-care fraud charges until August so he can be present at the births of two grandchildren. Gary Marder, 61, who pleaded guilty in February to charges of health care fraud and obstruction of a criminal health care investigation...
FAU student’s family not satisfied as last of his murderers sentenced
 On Wednesday, Adonis’ mother told Colbath she taught her son to respect all people but her influence waned when he began hanging out with his older cousin. After blaming Alexander Gillis for her son’s downfall, Kavell Scott turned to the Acosta family and tearfully apologized.

Posted: 8 days ago

On Wednesday, Adonis’ mother told Colbath she taught her son to respect all people but her influence waned when he began hanging out with his older cousin. After blaming Alexander Gillis for her son’s downfall, Kavell Scott turned to the Acosta family and tearfully apologized.
Sober home operator sentenced for burglarizing sober homes
 A former sober home owner, who pleaded guilty last week to federal charges in connection with health care fraud that has gripped some of Palm Beach County’s drug treatment industry, admitted Tuesday he also was responsible for a string of burglaries at homes where people struggle to beat their addictions. Albert Jones Saye, 29, was...

Posted: 8 days ago

A former sober home owner, who pleaded guilty last week to federal charges in connection with health care fraud that has gripped some of Palm Beach County’s drug treatment industry, admitted Tuesday he also was responsible for a string of burglaries at homes where people struggle to beat their addictions. Albert Jones Saye, 29, was...
PBSC ordered to pay $2.7 million to woman injured in “horrific” fall
 One minute, Dwella Nelson was dropping her 5-year-old daughter off in a dressing room outside a theater at the Palm Beach Gardens campus of Palm Beach State College, assuring the excited pre-schooler she would wow the crowd of parents gathered for the ballet recital there. The next minute, the aspiring cancer researcher and assistant professor...

Posted: 9 days ago

One minute, Dwella Nelson was dropping her 5-year-old daughter off in a dressing room outside a theater at the Palm Beach Gardens campus of Palm Beach State College, assuring the excited pre-schooler she would wow the crowd of parents gathered for the ballet recital there. The next minute, the aspiring cancer researcher and assistant professor...
Stormy Daniels’ lawyer no stranger to Palm Beach County or Trump
 The last time California attorney Michael Avenatti took on a sometime Palm Beacher, there were allegations of backroom deals, exploitation and furtive payments of tens of thousands of dollars. The long and winding lawsuit involving the 2003 sale of a Boca Raton cemetery sullied the reputation of a successful developer, cost a prominent attorney...

Posted: 14 days ago

The last time California attorney Michael Avenatti took on a sometime Palm Beacher, there were allegations of backroom deals, exploitation and furtive payments of tens of thousands of dollars. The long and winding lawsuit involving the 2003 sale of a Boca Raton cemetery sullied the reputation of a successful developer, cost a prominent attorney...