Julius Whigham II

Julius is a breaking news reporter for The Post.

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NEW: Man injured in second-story fall at Lake Worth-area job site 
 A man was seriously injured Monday afternoon when he fell from the second story of a suburban Lake Worth work site, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue reports.  The incident happened at about 1:30 p.m. at an unspecified location in the 8100 block of Lake Worth Road, just east of of Florida’s Turnpike.  The injured worker was taken...

Posted: 21 hours ago

A man was seriously injured Monday afternoon when he fell from the second story of a suburban Lake Worth work site, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue reports.  The incident happened at about 1:30 p.m. at an unspecified location in the 8100 block of Lake Worth Road, just east of of Florida’s Turnpike.  The injured worker was taken...
UPDATE: Man dies after shooting at Belle Glade mobile home park
 1:45 p.m. UPDATE: Jermaurion Folmar, 31, died Friday afternoon shortly after being shot a Belle Glade mobile home park.  Authorities are investigating his death as a homicide, marking the first reported homicide in the city this year. ORIGINAL POST: A man was shot and wounded  Friday afternoon in a Belle Glade...

Posted: 3 days ago

1:45 p.m. UPDATE: Jermaurion Folmar, 31, died Friday afternoon shortly after being shot a Belle Glade mobile home park.  Authorities are investigating his death as a homicide, marking the first reported homicide in the city this year. ORIGINAL POST: A man was shot and wounded  Friday afternoon in a Belle Glade...
NEW: White powder at county courthouse found not to be a threat
 A white powder substance discovered Thursday in the mail room at the Palm Beach County courthouse was found to be non-hazardous, a West Palm Beach Fire Rescue official said.  A woman working in the mail room at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday was exposed to a powder that fell out of an envelope. The worker showed no signs of illness as paramedics...

Posted: 3 days ago

A white powder substance discovered Thursday in the mail room at the Palm Beach County courthouse was found to be non-hazardous, a West Palm Beach Fire Rescue official said.  A woman working in the mail room at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday was exposed to a powder that fell out of an envelope. The worker showed no signs of illness as paramedics...
Two students arrested after gun incidents put Boynton High on lock down
 5:30 p.m. UPDATE: Two students have been arrested in connection to a gun incident Friday at Boynton Beach High School, the Palm Beach County School District announced.  One student was arrested for bringing a gun to the school’s campus. The other student was arrested for discharging a weapon off campus.  The district...

Posted: 4 days ago

5:30 p.m. UPDATE: Two students have been arrested in connection to a gun incident Friday at Boynton Beach High School, the Palm Beach County School District announced.  One student was arrested for bringing a gun to the school’s campus. The other student was arrested for discharging a weapon off campus.  The district...
BREAKING: West Palm man accused of sexual battery on a child
 A 31-year-old West Palm Beach man was arrested on multiple counts of sexual battery on a child, city police announced Thursday. Carlyle Douglas is accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 12. Police say the alleged assaults were reported to investigators this week, but are believed to have occurred over the past three years...

Posted: 4 days ago

A 31-year-old West Palm Beach man was arrested on multiple counts of sexual battery on a child, city police announced Thursday. Carlyle Douglas is accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 12. Police say the alleged assaults were reported to investigators this week, but are believed to have occurred over the past three years...
BREAKING: Unknown white powder found at county courthouse
 One person was being evaluated for exposure to an unspecified white powder in the mail room at the Palm Beach County Courthouse in West Palm Beach on Thursday afternoon. West Palm Beach Fire Rescue received a call about the exposure at about 4:30 p.m., as the downtown courthouse was preparing to close. Authorities did not evacuate...

Posted: 4 days ago

One person was being evaluated for exposure to an unspecified white powder in the mail room at the Palm Beach County Courthouse in West Palm Beach on Thursday afternoon. West Palm Beach Fire Rescue received a call about the exposure at about 4:30 p.m., as the downtown courthouse was preparing to close. Authorities did not evacuate...
NEW: Cracked engine part suspected cause of glider fire at North County airport
 A cracked engine part is the suspected cause of a fire that destroyed a motorized glider aircraft last month at North Palm Beach County Airport, according to a preliminary National Transportation Safety Board report released Wednesday.  On Aug. 12, the fire consumed a Pipistrel Sinus 912 motor glider moments after the two-seat, ultralight...

Posted: 5 days ago

A cracked engine part is the suspected cause of a fire that destroyed a motorized glider aircraft last month at North Palm Beach County Airport, according to a preliminary National Transportation Safety Board report released Wednesday.  On Aug. 12, the fire consumed a Pipistrel Sinus 912 motor glider moments after the two-seat, ultralight...
LATEST: Faulty maintenance ruled cause of 2014 plane crash near Boca airport
 Improper maintenance and engine reassembly were the likely causes of a single-engine airplane’s 2014 crash landing near the old Royal Palm Polo grounds in Boca Raton, according to a National Transportation Safety Board report released Wednesday. Investigators determined that maintenance crews failed to apply proper torque...

Posted: 5 days ago

Improper maintenance and engine reassembly were the likely causes of a single-engine airplane’s 2014 crash landing near the old Royal Palm Polo grounds in Boca Raton, according to a National Transportation Safety Board report released Wednesday. Investigators determined that maintenance crews failed to apply proper torque...
BREAKING: One wounded in Boynton Beach shooting
 One person was shot and wounded during an apparent exchange of gunfire between two vehicles Wednesday afternoon, Boynton Beach police reported.  The incident happened at about 4:30 p.m. in the area of Southwest Fourth Street and Southwest Fourth Avenue. Witnesses told police that the occupants of two cars were involved in a gun fight...

Posted: 5 days ago

One person was shot and wounded during an apparent exchange of gunfire between two vehicles Wednesday afternoon, Boynton Beach police reported.  The incident happened at about 4:30 p.m. in the area of Southwest Fourth Street and Southwest Fourth Avenue. Witnesses told police that the occupants of two cars were involved in a gun fight...
BREAKING: One dead after car goes into canal in South Bay
 A man died Tuesday when a vehicle went into a canal near the Okeelantana Sugar Mill, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue reports. The incident happened shortly after noon near the 21000 block of South U.S. Highway 27. The first arriving firefighters reported a vehicle had gone into a canal and that one person was on the ground outside the...

Posted: 6 days ago

A man died Tuesday when a vehicle went into a canal near the Okeelantana Sugar Mill, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue reports. The incident happened shortly after noon near the 21000 block of South U.S. Highway 27. The first arriving firefighters reported a vehicle had gone into a canal and that one person was on the ground outside the...
NEW: DNA evidence links woman to 2016 Palm Beach home burglary
 A Riviera Beach woman is facing criminal charges after DNA evidence linked her to a 2016 burglary at a home in Palm Beach where three large televisions were stolen, according to town police.  Police arrested 34-year-old Classie Lashunatis Walker 0n Saturday on one count each of burglary of a dwelling, grand theft and committing a smash-and-grab...

Posted: 6 days ago

A Riviera Beach woman is facing criminal charges after DNA evidence linked her to a 2016 burglary at a home in Palm Beach where three large televisions were stolen, according to town police.  Police arrested 34-year-old Classie Lashunatis Walker 0n Saturday on one count each of burglary of a dwelling, grand theft and committing a smash-and-grab...