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BREAKING: PBSO investigating homicide near West Palm Beach

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a homicide near West Palm Beach after a person was found dead from a trailer fire on Saturday morning. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue officials and deputies responded to the fire at about 1 a.m. on the 7800 block of Belvedere Road. Once fi

MYPALMBEACHPOST.COM - 2018-03-17 13:13:55

UPDATE: Woman accused of killing her mother in Royal Palm Beach

Authorities say a 32-year-old woman killed her mother early Friday in Royal Palm Beach, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said. Camille Balla has been charged with first-degree murder and will make a bond appearance Saturday morning. Francisca Monteiro-Balla, 55, was found dead in the Country C


Two men charged in fraud, grand theft of over $7K from West Palm woman

Two men were arrested in early January after they were accused of stealing credit card information and more than $7,000 from a woman in West Palm Beach, according to city police. Justin Brown, 22, and Paul Nance, 29, each face multiple charges of theft, fraudulent use of credit cards and use and pos

PALM BEACH INTERACTIVE - 2018-03-17 19:57:19

Norton Museum to close in July for more than six months

Posted: 9:00 a.m. Sunday, March 18, 2018 The Norton Museum will close for more than six months beginning July 16 to complete interior work on its expansion and reinstall art in advance of the facility's unveiling in February 2019. The annual gala is scheduled to be held Feb. 2 in the new museum. Th

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-18 13:23:09

Winn Dixie's parent company to close three Palm Beach County stores

Posted: 2:01 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2018 Winn-Dixie's parent company, Southeastern Grocers, plans to close three of its Palm Beach County stores, including its only Fresco y Ms location here, officials announced this week. The closures are part of a restructuring plan to shutter 94 under-preforming


NEW: Man, 19, arrested in 2017 fatal hit-and-run crash in West Palm Beach

A 19-year-old man was arrested Friday in the May 2017 hit-and-run that left a 32-year-old man dead, according to West Palm Beach police. Michael Brown, of suburban West Palm Beach, faces charges of negligent manslaughter and leaving the scene of a crashing involving death. On May 6, 2017, Ishmael


NEW: Man ordered held without bail related to arson, homicide

A Miami man will remain in the Palm Beach County jail while waiting for a grand jury to consider murder charges against him following a woman's death in a trailer fire Saturday near West Palm Beach. Speaking through an interpreter, a judge Sunday told Yulexis Soto Rodriguez, 40, that no bond would b

MYPALMBEACHPOST.COM - 2018-03-18 16:45:18

New Palm Beach Town Council to select its next president Tuesday

Tuesday's Town Council meeting will mark a changing of the guard with newly elected member Lew Crampton taking the seat held by Richard Kleid, who is retiring after 13 years on the board. The council also will elect a chairperson to preside over meetings during the coming year. First, the council mu

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-18 13:23:09

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police Say Muslim Teen Fatally Stabbed Boy on His 13th Birthday Because of His 'Religious Beliefs'

Because of his faith, a Florida teenager said, he fatally stabbed a boy on his 13th birthday and injured two others during a recent sleepover. Corey Johnson, a 17-year-old Muslim, was arrested Monday after confessing to stabbing three people during the birthday celebration at BallenIsles Country Clu


Local man gets life sentence for killing wife

The Palm Beach Post reports that jurors chose the life sentence Wednesday instead of the death penalty for 39-year-old Elton Taylor. He was convicted last week of first-degree murder and several other charges. Authorities say 41-year-old Watisha Wallace was at her parents' West Palm Beach home in Oc


Man's death in Palm Beach Gardens ruled a suicide, not homicide

Police say death of Alan J. Abrahamson is a suicide, not homicide. (WPEC) The death of a man found shot in Palm Beach Gardens is being ruled a suicide. According to Palm Beach Gardens Police, detectives initially began investigating the death of Alan J. Abrahamson as a homicide. Police found his bod


Police: Accused Palm Beach Gardens killer Corey Johnson wanted to join ISIS

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - The teen accused of murder and attempted murder in a Palm Beach Gardens stabbing was under investigation for terrorist threats by federal authorities, who planned to bring charges against him in the near future. RELATED: Victim celebrated birthday with teen accused of stab


Palm Beach restaurants punching up Sunday brunch

If it's around noon on a Sunday, it's time for adventurous food, live music and perhaps bottomless spiked juice drinks. It's all part of an evolution of a Sunday tradition in Palm Beach: brunch. Sure, it's still the destination of after-church patrons and families celebrating a special event, but mi


Jury gets case of Uber driver accused of raping passenger

In the trial of an Uber driver charged with raping a passenger, closing arguments Thursday centered on an allegation concerning a disturbing act in the car that a prosecutor called "gross" and "weird" but completely true. Gary Kitchings' lawyer told jurors the "ridiculous" accusation that he forced