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Lake Worth car creeper caught on camera: PBSO
LAKE WORTH, Fla. (CBS12) — Deputies in Lake Worth need your help tracking down a car creeper. Investigators with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office shared images of a man they say made his way into a car on Harvard Drive on Valentine's Day. Detectives believe he's broken into possibly six cars i
Convicted Boynton Beach Mall shooter will get new sentence
Wilson Pierre Jr. never apologized after a jury convicted him for the 2006 Christmas Eve murder at the Boynton Beach Mall. The felon — who insisted he didn’t do it — was sentenced to 40 years in state prison by a Palm Beach County judge who pointed out that Pierre showed “no remorse” for “a cold-blo
Boynton Beach creeper arrested for inappropriately touching 13-year-old girl
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — A 28-year-old man was arrested Thursday for inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl, according to the Boynton Beach Police Department. Police say the incident happened on August 1, 2018 inside a bathroom at Barton Memorial Park.
Florida man gets $980,000 tax refund, feds say he shouldn't have
Tampa,Fla (WFLA) - A Florida man received a huge IRS refund by falsely claiming he paid $1 million in taxes, authorities said Friday. According to NBC News, the IRS has recouped much of the $980,000 refund from Tampa resident Ramon Blanchett, who prosecutors said lied on his 2016 tax return.
Crime wave at Palm Beach County's pot shops doesn't materialize
Before Florida voters approved medical marijuana in 2016, opponents warned that pot shops' cash and stash would act as powerful magnets for criminals. More than a year after Palm Beach County's first dispensaries opened, no crime wave has materialized. Instead, weed heists have proven non-existent a
In Palm Beach County, 100 women claim discrimination against Walmart
WEST PALM BEACH — With an eye on one day becoming a store-level manager, Linda Medlin said she did every job that was offered to her during the decade she worked at Walmart stores in Royal Palm Beach and Greenacres.
Woman killed by train connected to shoplifting incident, Lantana police say
Lantana police say a Brightline train struck and killed a woman Wednesday evening February 13. It happened around 5:40 p.m. on the tracks just north of Hypoluxo Road, according to police.
Enough fentanyl to kill more than 1,000 found in Florida high school
(WBBH) - Enough fentanyl to kill more than 1,000 people, along with cocaine and marijuana, were found in a student's book bag at Florida's Lehigh Senior High School on Tuesday.
Delray has ambitious plan to combat flooding, but the price tag is 'unbelievably large'
DELRAY BEACH — City leaders want to raise Delray Beach’s roads, update its pipes and elevate its seawalls to quell flooding and prevent the inevitable damage from rising tides.
Shooting near downtown West Palm brings Boynton man's arrest
WEST PALM BEACH — A Boynton Beach man on probation for gun-related charges was arrested this week after he allegedly fired a shot in the downtown West Palm Beach area. Police arrested Jasper Markell Sanders, 20, on charges that include possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharging a fire
Corey Jones police shooting trial: What really happened in the dead of night off I-95?
In the still of the night in Palm Beach Gardens, an oval mound of black and white stones mark the spot where three years ago the sound of car door chimes rang on and on after 31-year-old Corey Jones took his last breaths.
Florida motorcyclist dies after falling 100 feet off interstate in hit-and-run
TAMPA, Fla. - A Florida man was killed Friday when the motorcycle he was driving on an interstate highway clipped a motorcycle in front of him, sending him over a concrete barrier and 100 feet to his death, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
It was the hickey that gave him away. Man arrested after assault of teen in bathroom
Terrence Wilkins, a Boynton Beach man with numerous felony drug and traffic offenses and misdemeanors dating back to 2011 in Palm Beach County, is accused of inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl inside a bathroom at Barton Memorial Park.
Lake Worth woman facing murder charges after friend dies of heroin overdose
A Lake Worth woman is facing murder charges after investigators say her friend overdosed while they both were using illegally-obtained substances to get high. Vicki Sakers, 41, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and delivery of fentanyl. Palm Beach County deputies say she got high wit
Nightly kissing ritual saved man's life
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — You've heard the lyrics 'A Kiss is Just a Kiss,' but for a couple in Boynton Beach, a kiss saved Bill Einbinder's life. Doris and Bill Einbinder have been married for 61 years.
Florida Time: Did Saint Augustine or Plymouth Rock come first?
Welcome to Florida Time, a weekly column about Florida history. Today, we discuss the two Floridas and set the record straight on who came first: Saint Augustine or Plymouth Rock. Let’s do this once and for all, shall we?
South Florida cop accused of selling police-issued weapons, laser sights to pawn shop
A South Florida officer has been arrested after department brass accused him of selling two police-issued weapons and other police equipment to a pawn shop. Hallandale Beach cop Yan Kleyman, 33, was arrested Friday on a charge of dealing stolen property, according to reports.
Monkey encounter near Florida state park
MARION COUNTY, Fla. (FOX 35 Orlando) - A monkey was captured on camera charging at some guests who were visiting Silver Springs State Park in Marion County, Florida. JC Castillo and Janee Masciarelli of Ocala said they were visiting the park this week, as they do multiple times a week, when a woman
Appeals court agrees that Florida’s signature rules on mail votes are ‘serious burden’
Upholding a judge’s decision that sided with former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and national Democrats, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled that a Florida law requiring voters’ signatures on mail-in ballots to match the signatures on file with elections officials imposes “a serious burd
Detectives catch suspected burglar red-handed in Boynton Beach
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — The Boynton Beach Police Department say that they caught a would-be burglar red-handed as he tried to enter a resident's home. During the investigation of recent burglaries, vehicle burglaries and bicycle thefts detectives identified a male in surveillance video seen ju