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

LATEST: Judge urges Handelsman family to reach deal on splitting fortune
 Testimony in the divorce trial of Palm Beach power couple Burt and Lucille Handelsman came to an end Friday with an appeal from the presiding judge asking the feuding family to reach an agreement on an equitable distribution of their estimated $550 million real estate empire. Burt and Lucille, 90 and 89 years old respectively, were married...

Posted: 2 days ago

Testimony in the divorce trial of Palm Beach power couple Burt and Lucille Handelsman came to an end Friday with an appeal from the presiding judge asking the feuding family to reach an agreement on an equitable distribution of their estimated $550 million real estate empire. Burt and Lucille, 90 and 89 years old respectively, were married...
JUST IN: Vessel used by DivaDuck boat tour is ‘unsinkable,’ owner says
 Officials with a West Palm Beach-based company that provides amphibious boat tours said a tragedy that left 17 people dead in Missouri on Thursday could not happen here. That’s because the vessel — a Hydra Terra — used by DivaDuck Amphibious Tours is deemed unsinkable, according to a statement released by company...

Posted: 2 days ago

Officials with a West Palm Beach-based company that provides amphibious boat tours said a tragedy that left 17 people dead in Missouri on Thursday could not happen here. That’s because the vessel — a Hydra Terra — used by DivaDuck Amphibious Tours is deemed unsinkable, according to a statement released by company...
BREAKING: Boy, 10, injured in Delray Beach drive-by shooting
 City police are investigating a drive-by shooting in Delray Beach that left a 10-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to his leg. The shooting, which police are connecting to a years-long feud between two families and their associates, took place around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at 1105 Northwest First St. The home and its surrounding area has...

Posted: 3 days ago

City police are investigating a drive-by shooting in Delray Beach that left a 10-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to his leg. The shooting, which police are connecting to a years-long feud between two families and their associates, took place around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at 1105 Northwest First St. The home and its surrounding area has...
LATEST: Man wanted for assaulting West Palm police arrested after I-95 chase
 A Hypoluxo man wanted for allegedly assaulting two West Palm Beach police officers was arrested July 14 after he led Boynton Beach police on a chase on Interstate 95 at speeds that reached nearly 100 mph, according to a police report. Marcus John McCarthy, 43, is being held at the Palm Beach County Jail on multiple charges that include...

Posted: 3 days ago

A Hypoluxo man wanted for allegedly assaulting two West Palm Beach police officers was arrested July 14 after he led Boynton Beach police on a chase on Interstate 95 at speeds that reached nearly 100 mph, according to a police report. Marcus John McCarthy, 43, is being held at the Palm Beach County Jail on multiple charges that include...
JUST IN: Palm Beach real-estate mogul’s ‘credibility’ questioned in court
 Real-estate mogul Burt Handelsman endured hours of cross-examination Wednesday at the North County Courthouse in testimony that will help a judge decide how to divide an estimated $550 million fortune he shares with his ex-wife Lucille and three grown children. The divorce trial, which began in early February and was suspended in late...

Posted: 4 days ago

Real-estate mogul Burt Handelsman endured hours of cross-examination Wednesday at the North County Courthouse in testimony that will help a judge decide how to divide an estimated $550 million fortune he shares with his ex-wife Lucille and three grown children. The divorce trial, which began in early February and was suspended in late...
Palm Beach power couple back in court to divide property empire
 After a hiatus of more than three months, former Palm Beach power couple Burt and Lucille Handelsman — and their adult children — were back in divorce court Tuesday, fighting for their share of a fortune amassed during 67 years of marriage. Circuit Judge Scott Suskauer granted Lucille’s petition for divorce in...

Posted: 5 days ago

After a hiatus of more than three months, former Palm Beach power couple Burt and Lucille Handelsman — and their adult children — were back in divorce court Tuesday, fighting for their share of a fortune amassed during 67 years of marriage. Circuit Judge Scott Suskauer granted Lucille’s petition for divorce in...
UPDATE: Fisherman who died near Lantana bridge ID’d by police
 A 41-year-old fisherman died Monday afternoon after being pulled under water near the Ocean Avenue Bridge in Lananta, police said.  Police identified the man as Jin Bo Qiu. His hometown was not disclosed. According to a police statement, Qiu was throwing a casting net from the fishing pier at the bridge when the net either got snagged...

Posted: 6 days ago

A 41-year-old fisherman died Monday afternoon after being pulled under water near the Ocean Avenue Bridge in Lananta, police said.  Police identified the man as Jin Bo Qiu. His hometown was not disclosed. According to a police statement, Qiu was throwing a casting net from the fishing pier at the bridge when the net either got snagged...
BREAKING: Zachary Cruz files lawsuit against ankle-monitoring company
 Zachary Cruz, the brother of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz, has filed a lawsuit in Broward County against an ankle monitoring company and two employees. The suit states the company improperly set up an ankle bracelet worn by Cruz, causing it to go off when he entered Broward County and alerting law enforcement...

10:07 PM Friday, Jun. 15, 2018

Zachary Cruz, the brother of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz, has filed a lawsuit in Broward County against an ankle monitoring company and two employees. The suit states the company improperly set up an ankle bracelet worn by Cruz, causing it to go off when he entered Broward County and alerting law enforcement...
BREAKING: Decades-old rape case ends in guilty verdict for 71-year-old man 
 John Arthur MacLean wasn’t in the courtroom Friday to hear the verdict, but a jury found the 71-year-old convicted sex offender guilty of raping a Boca Raton mother 41 years ago. MacLean will be sentenced at 10 a.m. Aug. 13. Considering his age and the fact he faces sentencing for another armed sexual battery conviction, MacLean may...

5:41 PM Friday, Jun. 15, 2018

John Arthur MacLean wasn’t in the courtroom Friday to hear the verdict, but a jury found the 71-year-old convicted sex offender guilty of raping a Boca Raton mother 41 years ago. MacLean will be sentenced at 10 a.m. Aug. 13. Considering his age and the fact he faces sentencing for another armed sexual battery conviction, MacLean may...
LATEST: Man accused of illegally dumping tons of construction debris in Delray
 A suburban West Palm Beach man is being held at the Palm Beach County Jail after sheriff’s investigators say he illegally dumped tons of construction debris in suburban Delray Beach. Emilio Rojo Marin, 52, is facing 55 counts of littering over 500 pounds of commercial debris. A judge set his bail at $165,000. A Palm Beach...

11:22 AM Friday, Jun. 15, 2018

A suburban West Palm Beach man is being held at the Palm Beach County Jail after sheriff’s investigators say he illegally dumped tons of construction debris in suburban Delray Beach. Emilio Rojo Marin, 52, is facing 55 counts of littering over 500 pounds of commercial debris. A judge set his bail at $165,000. A Palm Beach...
LATEST: Jury gets 41-year-old rape case from Boca Raton
 A jury has been left to decide whether a 71-year-old registered sex offender raped a Boca Raton woman at gunpoint 41 years ago. John Arthur MacLean is charged with armed sexual battery and could go to prison for the rest of his life if the six-person jury finds he raped the woman, who is now in her late 60s. The prosecution’s case hinges...

9:48 PM Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018

A jury has been left to decide whether a 71-year-old registered sex offender raped a Boca Raton woman at gunpoint 41 years ago. John Arthur MacLean is charged with armed sexual battery and could go to prison for the rest of his life if the six-person jury finds he raped the woman, who is now in her late 60s. The prosecution’s case hinges...