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'I want to be the way I was:' Teen injured in Delray Beach crash fights to recover

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — A young woman who was seriously injured in a car accident last summer is fighting to recover. Farrah Fox suffered a brain injury in the crash, which was caused by an off-duty PBSO deputy.


Why Boca’s 40-foot Gumbo Limbo observation tower won't open in March as planned

BOCA RATON — A three-story wooden tower with views of the Intracoastal Waterway, lush mangrove hammocks and the Boca Raton skyline was expected to open in March, but construction has stalled indefinitely.


Florida mayor arrested after firing shots at SWAT team

PORT RICHEY, Fla. - The mayor of a Florida town has been arrested after he fired shots at a SWAT team attempting to serve a search warrant. Officials announced their presence at the home of Port Richey Mayor Dale Massad at 4:40 a.m. Thursday. The mayor had been accused of practicing medicine without


District Two Candidates Forum Tomorrow At Bethlehem Missionary Church At 6PM

Deerfield-News.com-Deerfield Beach, Fl-Tomorrow at 6 pm at Bethlehem Missionary Church 1060 SW Third Ave. Candidate Ben Preston is challenging Commissioner Battle in the upcoming commission race.


Roger Stone Admits Extensive Ties to Extremist Group Florida Proud Boys in Court

Roger Stone today is sitting in a D.C. federal court begging a judge not to crack down on him for being, well, Roger Stone. The Fort Lauderdale resident was arrested last month as part of Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged ties between the Trump administration and Russian hackers. After he


Friends of the Israel Defense Forces supporters attend Boca Raton gala

Approximately 650 Friends of Israel Defense Forces supporters recently attended the organization's Palm Beach/ Broward Region’s 16th Annual Gala at The Polo Club of Boca Raton.


Woman faces murder charge in connection with fatal Lauderdale Lakes shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A second person is facing a murder charge in connection with the fatal shooting of a Margate man last year in Lauderdale Lakes, Broward Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Joy Oglesby said Thursday.


Boca Raton area events: Feb. 27-March 9

This calendar includes upcoming events in Boca Raton and other areas in Palm Beach County. Events subject to change. Become A Better Speaker at West Boca Toastmasters: 7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 27; weekly. Olympic Heights High School, 20101 Lyons Road, Boca Raton. 561-716-6816. westbocatoastmasters.org. Fre


Florida man forced 5-year-old to perform sex acts on him, deputies say

A 49-year-old Florida man was arrested and charged with capital battery after detectives say he forced a 5-year-old to perform oral sex on him several times. Matthew Alvin Hockenberry was arrested Wednesday and was being held in jail with no bond. He faces a charge of capital sex battery on a child


‘Tag Man’ Accused Of Selling Fake License Plates In Florida

BOYNTON BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) — An anonymous tip led Boynton Beach police to a man who was reportedly selling fake temporary license plates and insurance cards. The tipster told police that Fedelin Pericles, 36, was selling temporary tags for $60 and fake insurance cards for $100. The caller also prov


PBSO: Delray man raped juvenile at assisted-living center near Boca

DELRAY BEACH — A 54-year-old man is accused of raping a 17-year-old co-worker at a suburban Boca Raton assisted-living center, according to an arrest report. Jonas Marthurin of Delray Beach was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail on Feb. 8 with his bail set at $400,000. He is facing four counts o


Huge snake mauled by alligator in Florida, shocking video shows

A giant python in the Florida Everglades met its demise earlier this week when an alligator decided to make the serpent its next meal. Rich Kruger was near the Shark Valley Visitor Center in Miami-Dade on Monday when he came across the shocking sight.


Mother arrested in Boca returned to Vegas in 1986 missing child murder case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 60-year-old woman who was arrested in Boca Raton after police in Nevada reopened an investigation of the disappearance of her 3-year-old son in 1986 has been returned to Las Vegas in custody to face a murder charge.


Disney World Is Offering Huge Discounts to Florida Residents — Here’s How to Save

There’s officially one more reason why living close to Disney World makes you the luckiest person on earth. According to the Disney website, Florida residents can cash in on an exclusive deal to enjoy three days at the park for only $175 through the "Discover Disney" ticket special.


One South Florida lottery player is $190,000 richer today

Someone who bought their Fantasy 5 lottery ticket in South Florida is holding a jackpot-winner worth more than $190,000. A single ticket matched all the numbers drawn Thursday night in the Florida Lottery’s Fantasy 5 game and it was sold at the 7-Eleven at 3095 N. Andrews Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, ac


Winn-Dixie in Pompano Beach closing

The Winn-Dixie in Pompano Beach will be closing in March. The store, at 3435 N. Federal Highway, will shut on or before March 25 because it has been under performing, according to Southeastern Grocers.


Miranda Khan Sues Boca’s Newsmax For Back Pay

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Television personality Miranda Khan — seen regularly on Boca-based Newsmax — is suing the conservative channel for back pay. She claims, in a suit just filed in Palm Beach County, that Newsmax did not appropriately compensate her for her work as a commentator and h


Boca Raton Murder Suicide Has Deerfield Beach Two Georges At The Cove Connection

Deerfield-News.com-Deerfield Beach, Fl-There s a Deerfield Beach connection to the murder-suicide of the two adults mentioned below. Our source says the couple were former employees at Two Georges At The Cove. The male being a manager terminated for punching the female in the face at Two Georges At


Male, female cancer patients 'take back control' of their image at Lynn Cancer Institute

BOCA RATON, Fla. — For cancer patients, the toll of treatment can significantly change their appearance. At the Lynn Cancer Institute in Boca Raton, there is a program that tailors to the unique needs of both men and women.


Hundreds arrested in South Florida, Treasure Coast massage parlor bust

JUPITER, Fla. - Hundreds of people have been arrested in South Florida and the Treasure Coast in connection with a massive human trafficking and prostitution sting related to massage parlors, authorities confirmed.