Laura Jazmin Tolliver

Digital Content Specialist

Laura Jazmin Tolliver, born in South Florida, graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in American literature. Prior to joining The Palm Beach Post, she was an assignment editor for WPBF 25 News and a reporter for The Alternative Daily. She’s written feature articles for Boca Magazine, College Fashionista and Quirky Daily.

Latest from Laura Jazmin Tolliver

PalmCon offers ‘best of both worlds’ with inaugural Bahamas voyage
 Nerds, rejoice!  Have you ever dreamed of being whisked away to a tropical paradise with your favorite superheroes? Well, here’s your chance. Palm Beach County’s original Comic Con, PalmCon, is taking on a true Floridian spirit this year with an inaugural cruise to the Bahamas. The fully-immersive geeked out 2-day cruise...

Posted: 3 days ago

Nerds, rejoice!  Have you ever dreamed of being whisked away to a tropical paradise with your favorite superheroes? Well, here’s your chance. Palm Beach County’s original Comic Con, PalmCon, is taking on a true Floridian spirit this year with an inaugural cruise to the Bahamas. The fully-immersive geeked out 2-day cruise...
CrossFit Games 2018: Where to watch
 By now, you’ve probably heard of CrossFit.  The gym that boasts challenging workouts continues to draw attention from fitness enthusiasts as the "Fittest on Earth" competition — also known as the Reebok 2018 CrossFit Games — began Wednesday in Wisconsin. The competition will run until Sunday...

Posted: 11 days ago

By now, you’ve probably heard of CrossFit.  The gym that boasts challenging workouts continues to draw attention from fitness enthusiasts as the "Fittest on Earth" competition — also known as the Reebok 2018 CrossFit Games — began Wednesday in Wisconsin. The competition will run until Sunday...
LATEST: Woman missing since late Friday found safe, Boynton police say 
 Update: Ellen Beth King has been located and will be taken to the hospital for observation, Boynton Beach police said Saturday afternoon. Original story: A 50-year-old Boynton Beach woman went missing shortly before 12 a.m. Saturday, according to police. Ellen Beth King was last seen in the Boynton Lakes neighborhood wearing black sweatpants...

Posted: 16 days ago

Update: Ellen Beth King has been located and will be taken to the hospital for observation, Boynton Beach police said Saturday afternoon. Original story: A 50-year-old Boynton Beach woman went missing shortly before 12 a.m. Saturday, according to police. Ellen Beth King was last seen in the Boynton Lakes neighborhood wearing black sweatpants...
Publix set to add four in-store Starbucks in South Florida locations
 Get ready.  Publix and Starbucks are partnering up as the grocery chain plans to add four in-store coffee stations to South Florida locations, NBC Miami reports.  Several Florida locations with coffee stations are already in existence, including in Miami Beach.  New locations in areas like Miami Shores, Miami and Fort...

Posted: 25 days ago

Get ready.  Publix and Starbucks are partnering up as the grocery chain plans to add four in-store coffee stations to South Florida locations, NBC Miami reports.  Several Florida locations with coffee stations are already in existence, including in Miami Beach.  New locations in areas like Miami Shores, Miami and Fort...
Miami Beach man plotted to burn down building with Jews inside, police say
 A man’s plan to ignite a Miami Beach condo after being served an eviction notice was foiled at the last minute, according to news reports.  Miami Beach police showed up at 72-year-old Edward Stolper’s condo on Thursday after they received a tip from someone who said Stolper intended to burn down the building “with all...

Posted: 28 days ago

A man’s plan to ignite a Miami Beach condo after being served an eviction notice was foiled at the last minute, according to news reports.  Miami Beach police showed up at 72-year-old Edward Stolper’s condo on Thursday after they received a tip from someone who said Stolper intended to burn down the building “with all...
Fan creates GoFundMe to help Kylie Jenner become a billionaire
 After Forbes announced Kylie Jenner is just $100 million dollars short of being the youngest billionaire, fans are turning to GoFundMe to help her reach the billionaire mark, the Business Insider reports.     The “Let’s get Kylie Jenner to a billion” GoFundMe campaign totes the description,...

8:36 PM Friday, Jul. 13, 2018

After Forbes announced Kylie Jenner is just $100 million dollars short of being the youngest billionaire, fans are turning to GoFundMe to help her reach the billionaire mark, the Business Insider reports.     The “Let’s get Kylie Jenner to a billion” GoFundMe campaign totes the description,...
Former Biscayne Park police chief, 2 officers charged with pinning crimes on black people for better stats
 The Biscayne Park police department is under investigation after a probe revealed it pinned crimes on black people to gain perfect stats, the Miami Herald reports. A chief and two officers are being charged with targeting a black teenager and falsely pinning four burglaries on him, according to the Miami Herald. Totting a false...

11:15 PM Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018

The Biscayne Park police department is under investigation after a probe revealed it pinned crimes on black people to gain perfect stats, the Miami Herald reports. A chief and two officers are being charged with targeting a black teenager and falsely pinning four burglaries on him, according to the Miami Herald. Totting a false...
This local comic creator believes in your inner-hero. Do you?
 Wonder Woman. Jessica Jones. Catwoman. Buffy Summers. Storm. Everyone knows these fierce heroines, even if they aren’t superhero nerds. Whether you indulge in fully geeking out or live a casual nerd lifestyle, you’ve probably noticed that kick-ass, villain-crushing heroines have one thing in common: determination.  It is...

8:14 PM Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018

Wonder Woman. Jessica Jones. Catwoman. Buffy Summers. Storm. Everyone knows these fierce heroines, even if they aren’t superhero nerds. Whether you indulge in fully geeking out or live a casual nerd lifestyle, you’ve probably noticed that kick-ass, villain-crushing heroines have one thing in common: determination.  It is...
Hurricane Beryl: Caribbean on watch
 UPDATE, 8 PM:  Hurricane watches and tropical storm watches remained in effect Friday night for several islands in the eastern Caribbean.  As of 8 p.m. Friday, little had changed from the 5 p.m. advisory as  Beryl remained about 925 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles. It was moving west at 15 mph  and its...

12:00 AM Saturday, Jul. 07, 2018

UPDATE, 8 PM:  Hurricane watches and tropical storm watches remained in effect Friday night for several islands in the eastern Caribbean.  As of 8 p.m. Friday, little had changed from the 5 p.m. advisory as  Beryl remained about 925 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles. It was moving west at 15 mph  and its...
Buccaneers’ Jameis Winston welcomes newborn son
 Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston and his fiancee Breion Allen welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Antonor, on Friday, ESPN said. Winston, 24, spoke about his eagerness to become a father back in April in an interview with The Tampa Bay Times. The couple got engaged in May. "It's just getting me...

4:21 PM Thursday, Jul. 05, 2018

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston and his fiancee Breion Allen welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Antonor, on Friday, ESPN said. Winston, 24, spoke about his eagerness to become a father back in April in an interview with The Tampa Bay Times. The couple got engaged in May. "It's just getting me...