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Baby born during Hurricane Irma found dead

A baby born during Hurricane Irma was recently found dead, the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. A woman entered St. Mary's Medical Center seeking treatment about 9 p.m. Thursday, according to deputies. Hospital staff learned the woman may have given birth on Sept. 10 during Hurricane Irma

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 21:25:00

Swimmers urged to avoid 3 beaches in Palm Beach County

The Florida Department of Health is warning swimmers to stay out of the water at three beaches in Palm Beach County: Boynton Beach in Ocean Ridge, Phil Foster Park in Riviera Beach and Jupiter Beach in Jupiter because of high bacteria levels. The high levels of bacteria, called enterococci, originat

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 16:45:00

After Irma: Palm Beach mayor issues proclamation thanking employees

Palm Beach Mayor Gail Coniglio proclaimed this week Thank An Employee Week in the wake of Hurricane Irma. She opened the Town Council meeting on Tuesday reading her proclamation. Here is her proclamation: A PROCLAMATION OF THE MAYOR OF THE TOWN OF PALM BEACH, FLORIDA PROCLAIMING THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBE

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:06:26

Palm Beach to spend tens of millions to erase pension shortfall

Palm Beach will spend $5.4 million a year to make sure its retirees are covered long-term under the employee pension plan. The Town Council made the unanimous decision Tuesday after hearing a dire report from Daniel Stanton, chairman of the Retirement Board of Trustees, which advises the town on ret

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 14:33:56

After Hurricane Irma, real estate broker checks up on Palm Beach homes

A number of real estate agents, including broker Linda Olsson, spent Sept. 10 shuttered in their Palm Beach homes as Hurricane Irma belted the island with mostly tropical-force winds throughout the afternoon and into the early morning hours. As soon as she safely could, the owner of Linda R Olsson I

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 14:23:54

More than 75 employers at two Palm Beach State job fairs in October

A wide variety of local employers is scheduled for two Palm Beach State College's job fairs in October. The fairs, which are free and open to the public, include full- and part-time positions, and internship opportunities, the college says. More than 75 employers are scheduled to attend the fairs, w

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

Flagler Museum in Palm Beach open; Four Arts' garden to reopen Thursday

More cultural organizations are returning to normal after Hurricane Irma's Sept. 10 strike. Phone and internet service returned to Palm Beach Dramaworks Saturday after being knocked out by the storm. The Charles Busch show previously scheduled for Sept. 16 has been moved to Jan. 12. Power was restor

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:19:45

POST TIME: Was a Palm Beach countess a Nazi spy?

Readers: The Post's February 75th anniversary package on World War II coming to Florida - which was an update of our 1992 50th anniversary package - prompted a note from Delray Beach attorney J. Reeve Bright: "What happened to Countess Erica, and the Baron? Did the Yamato community get compensated f

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:12:07

Bahamas cruise line that operates out of Port of Palm Beach is heading to St. Thomas for humanitarian efforts

Bahamas Grand Celebration will be gone for 90 days Updated: 7:18 PM EDT Sep 20, 2017 The Bahamas cruise ship that operates out of the Port of Palm Beach has suspended normal operations for the next 90-days. At the request of FEMA, the Grand Celebration chartered ship will be heading to St. Thomas

WPBF NEWS 25 - 2017-09-20 23:18:00

Flagler Bridge in Palm Beach to have nightly closures this weekend

5 Broward County lawyers arrested in 19-month car accident insurance scheme by Chelsea Todaro, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Five lawyers in Broward County have been arrested after accused of engaging in a car accident insurance scheme for more than a year. Adam Hurtig, 46, Steven Slootsky, 57, Al

MYPALMBEACHPOST.COM - 2017-09-20 16:55:29

West Palm Beach viewers loved the Emmys, top market for the show

And the Emmy Awards' highest rating goes to... West Palm Beach! The 69th Emmy Awards, which aired Sept. 17 on CBS, were very popular in the West Palm Beach TV market, which had a 12.3 rating, according to the Los Angeles Times. One rating point represents a percentage of the TV households that tuned

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 15:40:00

Palm Beach Zoo in need of volunteers

Palm Beach Zoo set to partially reopen after Hurricane Irma Updated: 1:37 PM EDT Sep 20, 2017 Palm Beach Zoo set to partially reopen after Hurricane Irma The Palm Beach Zoo is set to partially reopen Thursday, after two weeks of being closed in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Staff says the 23 acre ca

WPBF NEWS 25 - 2017-09-20 17:37:00

2017 shaping up to be record-breaking hurricane season for Red Cross

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. - It's one storm after another this hurricane season. Harvey, Irma, Jose and now Maria. Millions of lives across eight states and most of the Caribbean are hoping to catch a break. And for the organizations on the frontline, it's shaping up to be a record-breaking year. "In 2015,

WPTV - 2017-09-20 23:40:31

Shot in the face by deputy, West Palm Beach man sues PBSO

A 31-year-old West Palm Beach man who was shot in the face in 2014 as he attempted to flee from a Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy has sued the agency, claiming the deputy had no reason to shoot him. In the lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court, attorneys representing Joshua Jett claim Deput

PALM BEACH INTERACTIVE - 2017-09-19 19:41:01

Florida prisoner dies after jumping from transport bus in Palm Beach County

LAKE WORTH, Fla. A Florida prisoner died after he jumped from a prison transport bus Monday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The bus was returning prisoners to the South Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center in Florida City, FHP said. The prison had been evacuated in preparation for Hurri

WPTV - 2017-09-19 18:01:29

Prosecutor calls Delray man's death a 'very senseless killing'

The murder of Jamar Gammage two years ago in Delray Beach was "a very senseless killing," Assistant State Attorney Takisha Richardson told a Palm Beach County jury on Wednesday. The prosecutor said the accused, Dion Graham, now 31, and Gammage, 26, were friends since childhood before their relations

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 17:30:00

21 kids among dead found in school after Mexico earthquake

When the Enrique Rebsamen School fell, it did not do so lightly. The 7.1-magnitude earthquake that jolted the region on Tuesday caused part of the building to fold in on itself, sandwiching and collapsing, classroom onto classroom. In the destruction, rescuers found the bodies of 21 schoolchildren a

WPTV - 2017-09-20 15:19:09

Death toll from Mexico earthquake well over 100, 26 bodies removed from school

Rescuers in Mexico City continued to claw through an elementary school's debris Thursday morning in an urgent attempt to reach a 12-year-girl, two days after a powerful earthquake trapped her and killed at least 250 people across central Mexico. The rescue attempt at the capital's Colegio Enrique Re

WPTV - 2017-09-21 15:03:06

Hurricane Irma causes fish kills in C-24 canal in Port St. Lucie

The South Florida Water Management District spent the day Wednesday cleaning up dead fish in the C-24 canal. "I felt like I was gonna pass out," said Frank Russo, who lives where the St. Lucie River and the canal meet. Ever since Hurricane Irma, Russo has had an unbearable odor around his home. "I'

CBS12.COM - 2017-09-20 17:50:57

Maria regains major hurricane status

After making landfall in Puerto, Rico Hurricane Maria was downgraded to a strong category two Wednesday. The weakening was short-lived, and the storm has now returned to major hurricane status. The storm devastated Puerto Rico with powerful winds and rain, causing wide-spread damage and flooding. Th

CBS12.COM - 2017-09-21 05:04:31