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Palm Beach homes: Seaspray Ave. house landmarked despite owners' objections

The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted in favor Wednesday of making a century-old house on Seaspray Avenue a landmark despite the owners’ impassioned objection. In a 5-2 decision, the board recommended that the Town Council designate the two-story home at 145 Seaspray Ave.


Three people killed in shooting in West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — A man is facing three counts of first degree murder in connection to a shooting in West Palm Beach. The shooting happened Wednesday just after 10 p.m. on Cole Street, just north of Belvedere and North Military Trail.


Boyfriend arrested in death of 22-month-old child in West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — West Palm Beach Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for the death of a 22 month old boy. Contact 5 first told you about Jeremiah Bradshaw Wednesday.


West Palm Beach yard waste amnesty begins Monday, April 22

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Homeowners in West Palm Beach can save money on yard waste disposal starting on Monday, April 22 and going through May 31. The city is offering yard waste amnesty in preparation for hurricane season.


3 dead in suburban West Palm Beach triple homicide

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said a suspect is in custody after a triple homicide Wednesday night in suburban West Palm Beach. Deputies responded to 4700 block of Cole St. around 10:20 p.m. and located the suspect, Yuniel Martinez-De La Cotera, 4, standing by a vehicle parked in the roadwa


Mueller report: Roger Stone offered dirt on Clinton, but refused

Roger Stone, who has been accused of lying about his behind-the-scenes mischief to elect President Donald Trump, met with a Ukrainian businessman who claimed he had documents that showed Hillary Clinton laundered money through his companies, according to a report by special counsel Robert Mueller.


2 Florida middle school girls accused of plotting to murder students on 'hit list'

Two middle school girls in Avon Park, Florida, allegedly plotted to kill other students they had placed on a "hit list." The two students were taken into custody at Avon Park Middle School at the end of the day Wednesday, the Highlands County School Board said. A teacher had informed law enforcement


Traffic detour could last more than a year with U.S. 1 bridge reconstruction proposal

JUPITER — While all options still remain on the table, it appears the Florida Department of Transportation is leaning toward reconstructing the U.S. 1 bridge through a hybrid-phased plan that could cost $135 million, about $15 million more than what had been proposed two years ago.


Groundbreaking for tallest project in Palm Beach Co. history

The tallest project in the history of Palm Beach County, at 426 feet, is underway, according to developers. Wednesday was the official groundbreaking ceremony for the One West Palm at 550 Quadrille Boulevard.


South Florida rapper Kodak Black arrested on weapons, drug charges

LEWISTON, N.Y. - South Florida rapper Kodak Black was arrested Wednesday at the U.S. border in upstate New York on drug and weapons charges. The rapper, whose real name is Bill K. Kapri, was with two other men in his vehicle trying to enter the country from Canada when they were detained. Four other


Day after court-ordered weapons ban, West Palm woman tried to buy gun

WEST PALM BEACH — Forty-four minutes before Palm Beach County sheriff's authorities informed her she was legally barred from buying or owning firearms, Patrika Beckford went to a West Palm Beach gun store for a .38 pistol.


10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — New and exciting events are coming to the West Palm Beach area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket


Palm Beach Gardens councilwoman Maria Marino announces bid for county commission seat

PALM BEACH GARDENS — Just over a month after winning a second term on the city council, Maria Marino is back on the campaign trail. The former mayor has announced her candidacy for the Palm Beach County Commission District 1 seat, which will become vacant in 2020. The seat is held by Hal Valeche, wh


Man, 71, plans to 'strap himself naked' to tree behind home because Lake Worth Drainage District wants it gone

Perry Campanella fought in the Vietnam War. He said he has three Bronze Stars. Now, he's in one of the biggest fights of his life. "I'm fighting a freaking war out here, and nobody is coming to my aid," said Campanella, 71.


Palm Beach restaurants: Maven to open during the summer

Good news for Palm Beach dining-out enthusiasts: Maven, the seafood-centric restaurant on Royal Poinciana Way, plans to be open for the summer. Last year, the restaurant was closed in the off-season.


Reports: Palm Beacher James Cohen buys National Enquirer

Seasonal resident James Cohen has purchased the money-losing and politically controversial National Enquirer and two sister papers for $100 million, according to The Washington Post, which broke the story today, and other news outlets. The deal was announced today by parent company American Media In


PBSO: One dead in Lake Worth shooting

LAKE WORTH BEACH — One person was shot to death late Wednesday in Lake Worth Beach, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies found the male dead shortly before midnight on South E Street, off Lake Avenue.


Things to do in Palm Beach Gardens: Cajun Crawfish & Music Festival; Earth Day Recycling; Kid Crawl

Cajun Crawfish & Music Festival set for Saturday: The inaugural Cajun Crawfish & Music Festival will be held Saturday from noon to 9 p.m. at Downtown at the Gardens. The event will include live music, authentic Cajun food and more. Virginia Sinicki from The KVJ Show on 97.9 WRMF will serve as master


Restaurant inspections: Royal Palm Dunkin' Donuts, Boynton Beach Sbarro shut down briefly

A Dunkin' Donuts in Royal Palm Beach and a Sbarro restaurant in Boynton Beach were shut down briefly last week after failing state restaurant inspections. The Dunkin' Donuts at 500 N. State Road 7 was closed April 12 after inspectors with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulatio


Trial date set for woman accused of sneaking into Mar-a-Lago

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — The woman accused of lying to get past security at Mar-a-Lago is set to go on trial next month. Yujing Zhang is facing charges of making false statements to a federal officer and entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds.