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Judge rejects embattled school deputy's claim he had no duty to confront Parkland gunman
A judge has rejected a deputy's claim that he had no duty to confront the gunman during the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Refusing to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the parent of a victim, Broward Circuit Judge Patti Englander Henning found after a hearing Wednesday that ex-deputy Scot Peterson
Going bananas for Taverna Opa's French toast
Q Taverna Opa in Delray Beach is one of my favorite brunch spots. I love people-watching on Atlantic Avenue while enjoying their delicious Bananas Foster French toast. It’s such a unique twist. Could you get the recipe for me? — Stephen Chrisanthus, Ocean Ridge.
Delray Beach area events: Dec. 19-29
This calendar includes events taking place in Delray Beach, Gulf Stream and surrounding areas. Events subject to change. All About Books: Meets on the 3rd Wednesday: Women’s National Book Association monthly meeting: 6:30 p.m. Murder on the Beach Bookstore, Esplanade Plaza, 273 NE Second Ave., Delra
Police: Palm Beach County student brought gun to campus, led officer on pursuit
PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLA. — A Palm Beach County student is accused of bringing a gun to campus, hitting a school employee, then speeding away from police. School District police said on Tuesday around 2 p.m., the Dean of Students at Seminole Ridge High School went to search a student's truck that was
Teachers Should Be Armed, Trained Says Florida Commission
Teachers should be armed and trained says a new report published by a Florida commission examining the mass killing at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Woman on date in Delray Beach before being run over on I-95, per report
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — A woman found dead on I-95 after being run over by several cars went on a first date with a man she met online in Delray Beach, family members told WSVN.
Delray Beach student among 140 ‘Global Leaders’ raising money for education
A high school student at American Heritage School of Boca and Delray is among 140 students chosen as “Global Leaders” for a program that helps raise money for education in developing and emerging countries.
Boca Raton: 5 Open Houses Near You (PICS)
BOCA RATON, FL — Using the internet to shop for a house can be a somewhat inefficient process. While listing images can help, they're no stand-in for the real thing. That's where open houses come in handy: A chance to try before you buy!
Palm Beach County deputy won't face charges in crash that injured UCF student
The off-duty Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputy who ran a stop sign and hit a University of Central Florida student's car, putting her into a coma, will not face criminal charges, the State Attorney's Office said in a filing on Thursday.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School: Commission Concludes Teachers Should Be Armed
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission is concluding their investigation into the shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in February, 2018, and has completed a draft of their recommendations to prevent anything like it from h
Panel Investigating Parkland Fla. HS. Shooting Says Teachers Need Guns
A bombshell draft report from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission which has been meeting since April to investigate the Feb. 14 mass shooting at a Florida high school amounts to a reality check for gun control advocates. That’s because one of the recommendations to improve security
Parkland panel advises arming teachers, better security to handle school attacks
Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Teachers should be armed, schools should have better security and law enforcement needs more training to prevent massacres like the on that occurred in Parkland, Fla., this year, a special panel said in a report.
Schools, cops need to change 'culture' on campus safety, Parkland commission chairman says
Safe corners in classrooms, locked or staffed doors and gates and “Code Red” policies are some of the basics recommended by a state panel created to investigate the Parkland school Feb. 14 shooting that left 14 students and three faculty members dead.
Stolen gun discharges as police K9 discovers it in bushes
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — A stolen gun discharged not long after a Delray Beach Police K9 discovered it in some bushes, police said. Delray Beach Police said officers on patrol saw a man, who they say is a prolific offender, acting suspiciously in an alley near SW 12th Avenue.
Hoffman’s Chocolates Palm Beach County locations donate more than 200 pounds of food to students
A food drive put on by Hoffman’s Chocolates in its Palm Beach County locations has collected over 200 pounds of food that Hoffman’s then donated to Palm Beach State College to give to students in need, according to a news release.
Jennifer St. Clair: Woman Dies After Falling Off Motorcycle on First Date
Investigators in Florida are working to figure out why 33-year-old Jennifer Amy St. Clair was left to die after she reportedly fell off the back of a motorcycle. Her body was found along I-95 in Pompano Beach, Florida, the morning of December 7.
Takeaways from Parkland shooting report include security and law enforcement response failures
(CNN)From unlocked and unmanned gates on the campus of the Parkland, Florida, high school to an inadequate public address system, from deputy sheriffs who seemed preoccupied with their equipment rather than immediately charging towards the gunfire to abundant confusion over the location of a law enf
Woman attacks boyfriend at police station, police say
LANTANA, Fla. (CBS12) — A 43-year-old woman is in custody after police said she attacked her boyfriend in the parking lot of the Palm Springs Police Department. Officers did not have to go far to respond to the domestic battery call as it all took place in the west end of the police station parking
Stoneman Douglas report calls on the sheriff's office to investigate SEVEN deputies who 'failed to confront Nikolas Cruz during the horrific mass school shooting'
A new report on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre has called on police to investigate seven deputies it claimed did not respond fast enough. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission found that the Broward Sheriff's Office displayed deficiencies in everything
VIDEO: Trailer stolen from Palm Beach County Substance Awareness Coalition
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - A vehicle used to educate the public about the dangers of substance abuse has been stolen. The Palm Beach County Substance Awareness Coalition said its new community outreach trailer was taken from the parking lot of the Children's Services Council at 2300 High Ridge Rd. on Tha