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New: Man, 21, accused of sexually battering Palm Beach County teen

In August, deputies attempted to interview Washington at the Broward County Jail, where he was in custody on an unrelated charge. He declined to give a statement, the report said.

MYPALMBEACHPOST.COM - 2018-10-15 14:36:00

Man armed with machete charged with two robberies

Bryan Leiva-Bueso, 25, is charged with robbery with a deadly weapon. Leiva-Bueso appeared before a judge on Monday for his first court appearance.

CBS12.COM - 2018-10-15 12:21:29

NEW: Bail denied for man wounded in deputy-involved shooting

Richard GraulichLorenzo Williams, who was shot by a PBSO deputy on Oct. 3 in Riviera Beach, sits in a wheelchair inside first appearance court in West Palm Beach on October 15, 2018. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post)

MYPALMBEACHPOST.COM - 2018-10-15 12:59:00

Sears Outlet in Palm Beach County to close as part of bankruptcy

The cavernous Sears Outlet at 4560 Forest Hill Blvd. was open for business Monday, but the store might not keep its lights on for long. The location is one of 217 stores that Sears Holdings says will close as part of its bankruptcy.Sears Holdings filed Monday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization

MYPALMBEACHPOST.COM - 2018-10-15 12:56:00

NEW: Plywood slices through car’s windshield on I-95

Talk about being lucky.A driver on Interstate 95 in Rockledge, near Cocoa Beach, ended up unscathed after a plywood sliced through the front window of her gray Honda.

MYPALMBEACHPOST.COM - 2018-10-15 07:24:00

Fentanyl and heroin found inside a child’s shirt in West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH —West Palm Beach Police found packets of fentanyl and heroin hidden inside a 5-year-old’s shirt while executing a search warrant inside an apartment on 45th Street, authorities said.Friday morning police entered the apartment at 5100 45th Street, and Frederick James, one of the occup


More dead expected in destroyed Florida Panhandle towns after Michael

So far one person has been confirmed killed in Mexico Beach, which took a direct hit from the massive storm, but rescuers have been hobbled by blocked roads and huge piles of rubble from searching much of the town.

REUTERS - 2018-10-15 00:49:42

5-year-old used as shield during drug arrest in West Palm Beach

When police entered the home, James picked up a 5-year-old boy and held him against his chest as a shield, according to police. James released the child to police without incident.


Man shoots, kills would-be robber in Riviera Beach

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. -- Riviera Beach police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Friday night.Police responded to the scene of an attempted robbery in the 500 block of West 2nd Street after the shooting at approximately 10:15 p.m.Arriving officers observed a deceased male lying in the dr


NEW: West Palm Beach to the rescue for Hurricane Michael relief

PoolMEXICO BEACH, FL - OCTOBER 11: Debris from Hurricane Michael fills a lot on October 11, 2018, in Mexico Beach, Florida. Hurricane Michael made landfall Wednesday as a Category 4 hurricane with 155 mph (250 kph) winds and a storm surge of 9 feet (2.7 meters). The hurricane hit the panhandle area


Video captures making taking package form porch in West Palm Beach

"It looks like the person was probably expecting a camera because he covered his face with a towel and just threw something over his head,” said Thivierge, who noticed the man while scanning through his surveillance cameras.


Tracking a tropical wave in the south-central Atlantic

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS 12) —We're tracking a tropical wave producing a large area of showers and storms. The wave is located midway between Africa and the Lesser Antilles. Some slight development of this systemis possible during the next day or two before upper-level winds become unfavorable in

CBS12.COM - 2018-10-14 11:31:09

Jury verdict: Man guilty of killing man over alleged $10 marijuana debt 

Lannis Waters/The Palm Beach PostMike Cadet, accused of fatally shooting Michael Sears over a $10 marijuana debt, disposing of his body with his girlfriend, and trying to pawn off Sears's jewelry, stands during a break in jury deliberations Friday, October 12, 2018. He says the shooting was in self-


New Jersey wants to know why Florida is exempt from Trump’s offshore drilling plans

Enlarge/Oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico. There are nearly 5,000 functioning oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico and 27,000 abandoned wells.Dave Walsh/VW Pics/UIG via Getty Images

ARS TECHNICA - 2018-10-14 15:00:00

DIRTY DINING: Live roaches temporarily close bistro in central Palm Beach County

A bistro and bar in central Palm Beach County was temporarily closed last week after state inspectors found live roaches.>>READ MORE DIRTY DINING STORIES<<Inspectors at the Department of Business and Professional Regulations also found broken equipment and improperly stored food at Mel's Way Bistro


NEW: Cold front to bring slightly cooler temperatures to Palm Beach County

Police closed beaches in Jupiter from Jupiter Inlet to Carlin Park on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, after several people became sick and needed medical attention. Above, the closed beach area at Jupiter Resort and Spa in Jupiter. (James Wooldridge / The Palm Beach Post)


LATEST: New trial date set for woman accused of fatally stabbing boyfriend in Loxahatchee 

Lannis Waters/The Palm Beach PostMelanie Eam sits at the defense table for the start of jury selection in her second-degree murder trial Monday, September 24, 2018. Eam is accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend, James Barry, when he broke up with her. (Lannis Waters / The Palm Beach Post)


Police investigating homicide in Riviera Beach

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) —Riviera Beach police are investigating a homicide on the 500 block of West 2nd Street.The incident happened around 10:15 p.m. Friday night, according to spokesperson Rose Ann Brown.No further information is available at this time.


Carjacking ends in crash in Palm Beach County, 2 detained

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) —Two people are in custody after a carjacking ended in a crash in Palm Beach County.Fort Lauderdale Police say officers were involved in the pursuit of the suspect's car Thursday morning. Police said the pursuit ended on I-95 and Spanish River Boulevard when the car c


BREAKING: Social-media threat prompts lockdown at Boca Raton High

The school has been placed on a code-yellow lockdown, meaning no one is allowed either to leave or enter the campus, a school district spokeswoman said.