Jorge Milian

Journalist

Born in Jersey City, N.J. a long time ago. Moved to Miami as a kid and graduated from Miami Norland High School (Randy Shannon's alma mater, too.) Graduated from the University of Florida in 1983 with a Liberal Arts degree. First job out of college was at the Ocala Star-Banner and have since worked at several papers including Florida Today, the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel and the Daily Journal in Caracas, Venezuela. I've been with the Palm Beach Post since 1995, covering University of Miami sports until moving over to Breaking News in 2013. 

Latest from Jorge Milian

Students urge gun controls: ‘It’s harder to buy a puppy than an AR-15’
 A junior at Douglas High School on Friday blasted the Republican Party for creating “a facade” that fatal school shootings like the one that killed 17 people at his school Wednesday are “normal, that this is inevitable, that we have to just take it every time and understand that it’s bad but do nothing.&rdquo...

Posted: a day ago

A junior at Douglas High School on Friday blasted the Republican Party for creating “a facade” that fatal school shootings like the one that killed 17 people at his school Wednesday are “normal, that this is inevitable, that we have to just take it every time and understand that it’s bad but do nothing.&rdquo...
JUST IN: Suburban Boynton man accused of raping child, 13
 A suburban Boynton Beach man is being held in the Palm Beach County Jail on $250,000 bail after he allegedly raped a 13-year-old child in May 2013. The child, now 17, approached the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office in December about the assault, which took place when the child lived in Boca Raton. The victim told detectives that...

Posted: 3 days ago

A suburban Boynton Beach man is being held in the Palm Beach County Jail on $250,000 bail after he allegedly raped a 13-year-old child in May 2013. The child, now 17, approached the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office in December about the assault, which took place when the child lived in Boca Raton. The victim told detectives that...
LATEST: Prisoner still missing after escape from West Palm release center
 Authorities searched Tuesday for a prisoner who escaped from the West Palm Beach Community Release Center, according to the Florida Department of Corrections. Jeremy S. Young walked away from his work assignment without authorization at 12:15 p.m. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was notified of the escape and a search...

Posted: 3 days ago

Authorities searched Tuesday for a prisoner who escaped from the West Palm Beach Community Release Center, according to the Florida Department of Corrections. Jeremy S. Young walked away from his work assignment without authorization at 12:15 p.m. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was notified of the escape and a search...
NEW: PBSO looking for man accused of robbing West Palm mattress store
 The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who allegedly robbed a business Friday in suburban West Palm Beach. The man entered the Mattress Direct at Okeechobee Boulevard at Haverhill Road armed with a firearm and demanded money, PBSO said. After the robbery, the man entered a 4-door BMW that was parked nearby...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who allegedly robbed a business Friday in suburban West Palm Beach. The man entered the Mattress Direct at Okeechobee Boulevard at Haverhill Road armed with a firearm and demanded money, PBSO said. After the robbery, the man entered a 4-door BMW that was parked nearby...
JUST IN: County courthouse partially evacuated after smoke detected
 UPDATE, 2:15 p.m.: Courthouse evacuees have been allowed to return to the Palm Beach County courthouse after the fourth and fifth floors were evacuated because of smoke, according to a West Palm Beach Fire Rescue spokesman. UPDATE, 1:25 p.m.: Courthouse evacuees have been ordered across the street and off areas adjacent to the courthouse...

Posted: 4 days ago

UPDATE, 2:15 p.m.: Courthouse evacuees have been allowed to return to the Palm Beach County courthouse after the fourth and fifth floors were evacuated because of smoke, according to a West Palm Beach Fire Rescue spokesman. UPDATE, 1:25 p.m.: Courthouse evacuees have been ordered across the street and off areas adjacent to the courthouse...
LATEST: Two men, juvenile accused of burglarizing PBSO deputy’s home
 Two West Palm Beach men and a juvenile were arrested Thursday after they burglarized the home of a Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy and stole his bulletproof vest and truck, according to an arrest report. The three were being watched by undercover law-enforcement agents when they broke into the deputy’s suburban Greenacres residence...

Posted: 5 days ago

Two West Palm Beach men and a juvenile were arrested Thursday after they burglarized the home of a Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy and stole his bulletproof vest and truck, according to an arrest report. The three were being watched by undercover law-enforcement agents when they broke into the deputy’s suburban Greenacres residence...
JUST IN: Neighbor fires gun in dispute, narrowly missing 3 children
 A Greenacres-area man is being held on $105,000 bail after he allegedly fired a gunshot at a neighbor during an argument, narrowly missing three children who were inside a residence where the bullet struck, according to the report. The children, whose ages are not listed on the report, sustained minor cuts on their arms from window fragments...

Posted: 5 days ago

A Greenacres-area man is being held on $105,000 bail after he allegedly fired a gunshot at a neighbor during an argument, narrowly missing three children who were inside a residence where the bullet struck, according to the report. The children, whose ages are not listed on the report, sustained minor cuts on their arms from window fragments...
NEW: Boynton man charged in two armed robberies, linked to four more
 A suburban Boynton Beach man connected to six armed robberies around Palm Beach County since early January is facing charges in two of those crimes, according to an arrest report. Damion Anthony Delapena, 25, is facing two counts each of robbery with a firearm, aggravated assault with a firearm and assault with intent to commit a felony....

Posted: 6 days ago

A suburban Boynton Beach man connected to six armed robberies around Palm Beach County since early January is facing charges in two of those crimes, according to an arrest report. Damion Anthony Delapena, 25, is facing two counts each of robbery with a firearm, aggravated assault with a firearm and assault with intent to commit a felony....
West Palm Beach man pleads guilty to federal charge of aiding ISIS
 A West Palm Beach man faces 20 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State, according to federal officials. Gregory Hubbard, 54, is the third Palm Beach County man to enter a guilty plea in the case. Darren Arness Jackson, of Royal Palm Beach, and Dayne Antani Christian...

Posted: 7 days ago

A West Palm Beach man faces 20 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State, according to federal officials. Gregory Hubbard, 54, is the third Palm Beach County man to enter a guilty plea in the case. Darren Arness Jackson, of Royal Palm Beach, and Dayne Antani Christian...
NEW: Hugo Selva faced arrest in 2017 before relative declined charges
 City police were looking early last year into arresting Hugo Steven Selva for several felonies connected to alleged exploitation of his grandmother until the elderly woman decided not to have her grandson prosecuted, according to a Delray Beach police incident report. Selva, 22, was killed by a Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy...

Posted: 8 days ago

City police were looking early last year into arresting Hugo Steven Selva for several felonies connected to alleged exploitation of his grandmother until the elderly woman decided not to have her grandson prosecuted, according to a Delray Beach police incident report. Selva, 22, was killed by a Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy...
UPDATE: Boca checking if slaying linked to I-95 spree, sources say
 City police are looking into whether the shooting death of a man on Interstate 95 in Boca Raton early Wednesday is connected to Hugo Steven Selva, accused of murdering a woman outside a Lake Worth convenience store hours later before a Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed him on I-95. Edwin Milkevic, 29, was...

Posted: 9 days ago

City police are looking into whether the shooting death of a man on Interstate 95 in Boca Raton early Wednesday is connected to Hugo Steven Selva, accused of murdering a woman outside a Lake Worth convenience store hours later before a Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed him on I-95. Edwin Milkevic, 29, was...