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Trump in Palm Beach: A look inside Mar-a-Lago this weekend

Christine Stapleton @StapletonPBPostGeorge Bennett @gbennettpost — 11:42 a.m. Here's a look at what's been going on and who has been at Mar-a-Lago this weekend from social media.


Dreyfoos School of the Arts students brighten up downtown West Palm Beach intersection

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — An intersection in downtown West Palm Beach received a new look this weekend courtesy of some artistic local students. The city teamed up with students from Dreyfoos School of the Arts’ Visual Arts Department to brighten up the intersection of Tamarind Avenue and Fern Street.


After failed IPO, Brightline's finances troubled, experts say

Financial experts say it's unclear how long Virgin Trains USA can continue to operate after putting the brakes on a stock offering that would have raised nearly $500 million in much-needed capital.


Palm Beach Town Council makes changes to town marina plan

Palm Beach's $32 million plan to build a new, modern town marina has run into some obstacles, officials told the Town Council last week. On Thursday, the council was forced to approve a change in the conceptual design so the outer face of the docks will be farther away from the navigation channel in


Trump in Palm Beach: Day begins with tweets and Fox & Friends

Good morning. It's sunny and 77 degrees at Mar-a-Lago with another day of perfect golf weather expected. The president has just arrived at Trump International Golf Club in suburban West Palm Beach after apparently watching Fox & Friends. In two tweets posted just after 8 a.m. the president credits t


Pitch clock coming for spring training games

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Major League Baseball is unilaterally starting the use of pitch clocks for spring training games, while brushing off complaints from players about the slow free agent market.


DON'T MISS: Year's closest full moon rises this week

February's full moon rises plump and bright this week, cozying up to Earth in its closest approach in its orbit this year. The proximity of the moon to Earth earns it a special designation by NASA as a supermoon — the only one recognized by the space agency in 2019.


Homeless man carrying massive snake rattles Florida beach town

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. - Talk about a scary -- and scaly -- visitor. A rattlesnake was thrown into the back of a Florida police car Monday morning after a homeless man was spotted carrying the nearly 8-foot reptile around Jacksonville Beach.


Palm Beach society: Maltz Jupiter Theater brings back disco at gala

The friends and supporters of the Maltz Jupiter Theatre bumped, hustled and Philly-slid the the night away at the theatre's annual Palm Beach gala. The Disco Ball took place Feb. 2 at The Breakers and honored the group's director of education, Julie Rowe, and the faculty of the Goldner Conservatory


Florida man accused of pointing red laser at sheriff’s helicopter

A Florida man was arrested early Sunday after authorities said he shined a red laser at a sheriff’s helicopter that was circling overhead to observe a controlled fire. Brian Harting, 48, allegedly admitted to pointing the device at the Pinellas County Sheriff’s office helicopter but claimed he did n


Payless closing all local stores

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Another major retailer is going out of business. Payless will close all of its 2100 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico in the next few months.


Earl of Shrewsbury talks family, history at Palm Beach luncheon

The 22nd Earl of Shrewsbury focused intently on that number during a recent talk at the annual membership luncheon of the American Friends of British Art. In a wide-ranging lecture peppered with wry humor, he took the audience back to 1442, as he traced the legacy of the Talbot family, from the firs


Palm Beach fashion: Top looks and trends from Saks Fifth Avenue

Saks Fifth Avenue treated supporters of the Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope to a fashion show featuring some of the best looks the store has to offer. The Palm Beach show focused on florals, metallics and leather, but the true highlight was Dior.


Florida Inmates Use Carjacking Skills to Rescue Baby From Locked Car

A.k.a. "The Redemption of Florida Man." A couple in Florida experienced every parent's worst nightmare when they realized that they locked both their 1-year-old child as well as their keys inside their Chevrolet Tahoe, reports ABC 11. Fortunately for them, some of the inmates working on a nearby med


Cruise ship shut out in Cuba returns to West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Travelers returned home Monday heartbroken after a cruise ship promising a Valentine’s Day reunion with loved ones was turned away from Cuba.


Former Wellington, Greenacres man facing child sex-assault charges

A former Wellington and Greenacres resident is facing four counts of sexual assault on two victims, one of whom was 9 years old when the alleged attacks occurred, according to an arrest report.


Florida boy, 11, arrested after confrontation following refusal to stand for Pledge of Allegiance

LAKELAND, Fla. — An 11-year-old boy in Florida refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, later became disruptive and ended up getting arrested earlier this month. The boy is a sixth grader at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland. He was arrested and taken to a juvenile detention center, charge


Deputies arrest man after hours long standoff in Greenacres

GREENCARES, Fla. (CBS12) — Deputies arrested a man for aggravated battery, among other charges, after spending hours trying to get him out of his residence Sunday. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, 38-year-old John Desir is now facing multiple charges.


Major Collaboration to Rebuild Playground in Riviera Beach

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla (CBS12) - CBS12 News, United Way of Palm Beach County, Make An Impact Foundation and Miracle Recreation have come together to bring Riviera Kids Play project to our neighborhood. The goal of this playground build is to enhance the communities and improve the quality of life for ch


Disney World offering 'Discover Disney' deal for Florida residents

ORLANDO, Fla. (WFLA) - Walt Disney World has brought back a popular deal for Florida residents that allows them to "Discover Disney" at a cheaper price. The "Discover Disney" ticket deal lets Florida residents purchase a three-day ticket for just $175 plus tax - that's about $59 a day. You can add a