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Palm Beach County is the largest county in the state of Florida in total area, and third in population. As of 2010, the county's estimated population was 1,320,134,[2] making it the twenty-eighth most populous in the United States. Over 40 percent of the county's population lives in unincorporated areas near the Atlantic coast.

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business. By Alexandra Clough - Palm Beach Post Staff Writer. 0. The Benjamin School sign. The school added armed guards to its campuses in January, the month before the deadly school shooting in Parkland. (Thomas Cordy / The Palm Beach Post). Posted: 12:00 a.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018 ...
Original story: A West Palm Beach man is in the Palm Beach County jail facing attempted murder charges after a stabbing in downtown West Palm Beach. Police said Chad ... Bailey was transported the Palm Beach County Jail, where he should have his first appearance Saturday morning. Man Charged ...

Police released new video of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue captain A.J. O'Laughlin on the day of his arrest for suspicion of DUI in Boynton Beach. "I don't drink," said O'Laughlin, shortly before officers put him in a patrol car in handcuffs. In the video, officers asked him where he was coming from. He initially said North ...
Audience members applauded as Donald Fennoy was named the Palm Beach County's new schools superintendent Wednesday. ... in extraordinary fashion this week, with Avossa scheduled to pass to Fennoy control of Palm Beach County's public school system before resigning for a private-sector job.
Among the complaints against Fernandes was that he verbally berated even high-performing prosecutors for minor mistakes, issued punishments that included making at least one now-former prosecutor cancel a planned vacation to handle first appearances at the Palm Beach County Jail and routinely ...
A self-described military 'brat' who moved frequently growing up, Fennoy graduated from Florida A&M University in 1999 and began teaching third-graders in an Orlando public school. As superintendent, he will oversee about 180 schools with 190,000 students. Palm Beach County is the 11th largest ...

Scott Peterich, a wildfire mitigation specialist for South Florida, said the Keetch-Byram Drought Index for Palm Beach County (KBDI) is similar to what it was at this time last year when the state was suffering widespread wildfires. The index measures drought on a 0-to-800 scale with 800 being desert-like and ...
Donald Fennoy, a former teacher and principal who said he was ready to leave the shadow of his mentor, the departing superintendent, is the new leader of Palm Beach County schools. He is the first African-American to lead the school district, the 10th-largest in the country, with 183,000 students, a $2.9 ...
Here are our picks for the best events. We've also included a few for next weekend so you can get a head start on planning. To get this weekly listing delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our Palm Beach Parenting Newsletter by clicking HERE. Screen on the Green. Lightning McQueen (front left) at ...
Sigler (left), and Gayle. Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested two men last Sunday after they allegedly broke into an elementary school near West Palm Beach. ... Sigler was released from the Palm Beach County Jail on Monday after posting a $26,000 bond. Gayle remains jailed on a ...
A news release documents the factual basis for the case. It shows that Hubbard was arrested on July 21, 2016, at Miami International Airport where he and an FBI confidential informant had been driven by co-defendant Darren Arness Jackson for a scheduled flight to Berlin, Germany. From Berlin, Hubbard reportedly ...
A mother is suing two addiction treatment centers in Palm Beach County following the death of her son last year. Stephanie Bolognese claims the London Treatment Center of Florida, LLC in West Palm Beach and Improvement Recovery, LLC in Boynton Beach did not provide promised treatment to help ...
Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies said that on Feb. 3 Saheil Namdar, 62, got into a heated argument with his neighbor about a fence he erected behind his home in a gated community on Colonial Palm Drive. The neighbor told Namdar that his fence was on her property line, and she wanted it removed.
041009 met clo beach 2 -- Palm Beach Post staff photo by Taylor Jones/0063100A. FOR CLO ONLY, WEB. LAKE WORTH. Crowds enjoy a day at the beach at Lake Worth municipal beach Friday afternoon (Good Friday). Cooler temps and windy conditions didn't keep them from the water. 04/10/09.
Housing advocates fear that Palm Beach County's rising prices and stagnant wages equal an affordability crisis. However, the local picture mirrors ... Just 55.9% of homes sold in Palm Beach County in the fourth quarter of 2017 were affordable for a median-income family. That was the lowest level of ...
“We're still trying to piece together yesterday's events,” Corporal Eric Davis, spokesman for the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, said Thursday. “The investigation has a lot of tentacles with the cities of West Palm Beach and Boynton Beach, and the incidents that happened there.” None of the police ...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida man has escaped a possible death sentence with jurors agreeing that his girlfriend's fatal stabbing wasn't premeditated. News outlets report that 28-year-old John Chapman of Miami was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder. Prosecutors had been ...

Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Chris Hoch. Show Caption Hide Caption. Previous Next. Former Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Division Chief Chris Hoch, fired from his position just last week, wants to defend ...
Landscaping companies could operate on protected farming land west of Delray Beach and Boynton Beach under a proposal being considered by the Palm Beach County Commission. Commissioners voted Wednesday to move forward with a measure that would make it easier for landscapers to do ...
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - Startling dash cam video of a Palm Beach County Sheriff deputy's cruiser was front and center during the trial on Wednesday. Deputy Brandon Hegele was driving recklessly when his car slammed into a smart car going 100 miles per hour, leaving the driver severely injured.
Flight restrictions indicate President Trump returning to Palm Beach County this weekend. Scott Sutton. 5:35 AM, Jan 31, 2018. 18 mins ago. Share Article. Previous Next ... This will be the president's fifth trip to Palm Beach County since Thanksgiving. Trump's last planned trip to the area was canceled due to the government ...
The state attorney for Palm Beach County has been tapped to lead a group of prosecutors from 30 states in fighting the opioid crisis. Dave Aronberg will lead the group within the National District Attorneys Association and help develop policy proposals. “The goal is to ensure that our nation's laws reflect the ...
For the past two days, elected officials from several Palm Beach County towns and cities canvassed the capital talking with legislators about home rule bills and other priorities during the Florida League of Cities' Action Days. But what – if any – effect they've had likely will remain unknown for several more ...
A retired U.S. Army combat veteran this week became the third attorney to enter the race to replace retiring Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Catherine Brunson. ... In addition to his military service, he worked as a prosecutor in Palm Beach County as well as in Pinellas and Pasco counties. Before going ...
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - At the State of the Union address, President Donald Trump focused in on the notorious gang, MS-13. "Tonight I am calling on the Congress to finally close the deadly loopholes that have allowed MS-13, and other criminal gangs to break into our country," said Bradshaw.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A third Florida man is set to plead guilty in an FBI terrorism sting involving a plot to travel to Syria and fight with the Islamic State extremist group. Court records filed Monday show a plea agreement has been reached between federal prosecutors and 54-year-old Gregory ...
Manatee Lagoon – An FPL Eco-Discovery Center, is a free Palm Beach County educational attraction with a dedicated area for viewing manatees up close. Over two hundred manatees were counted on Thursday when temperatures dipped to the lower 40's overnight. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach ...
The former music teacher once crowned “Teacher of the Week” is expected to be released from the Palm Beach County jail soon after a judge set his bail at $50,000 in a case where he is accused of ... Dwarika, 38, of Riviera Beach, had been previously held at the Palm Beach County jail without bond.
A firm founded by Haynie and her husband, Neil, collected thousands in paychecks from a company controlled by Batmasian, the largest commercial land owner in Boca Raton. The Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics and the Florida Commission on Ethics are looking into Haynie's ties to Batmasian, ...
Affordable apartments in Palm Beach County sell for $13M. Email; Share · Share · Tweet · Save · Print · Order Reprints. Email; Facebook ... This is the second deal in Palm Beach County between these parties in the past 30 days. SCA Properties recently sold the Marina Bay Apartments near Lake Worth to ...
Curaleaf is set to open Monday at 1125 N. Dixie Highway in Lake Worth, a location that's just 12 blocks north of the county's first pot shop, run by Knox Medical. Like Knox Medical's retail location, Curaleaf's store is sleek and modern. The head of the Academy for Positive Learning, a charter school across ...
Five women and one man have been recommended to Gov. Rick Scott to file a vacancy on the bench created by the retirement of Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Thomas Barkdull. Assistant U.S. Attorney Carolyn Bell has been recommended - and passed over - several times for other judicial vacancies.
An official from the Palm Beach County Clerk of Courts office talks to a previous class of the Citizen's Justice Academy. (Photo by Criminal ... Applications are being sought for the 34th Citizen's Justice Academy aimed at teaching Palm Beach County residents about the criminal justice system. The free ...
Hundreds of people gathered in Palm Beach County Saturday, some to protest President Trump and others to support him on the anniversary of his inauguration. Across the globe, people hit the streets on the anniversary of Trump's inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo ...
Palm Beach County unemployment falls to 3.6%. 0 ... Palm Beach County's labor market remained at full employment in December, although the region's jobs picture also showed some signs of softness. ... Despite the rock-bottom jobless rate, Palm Beach County continued a trend of sluggish job growth.
With temperatures expected to drop into the mid-30s tonight, some people in Palm Beach County are looking for ways to stay warm. But for those looking to get their hands on a space heater, it might be difficult because local Home Depot stores are sold out. >> Freeze warning issued for Palm Beach County.
Former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, a 2018 Democratic candidate for Florida governor, speaks to a Palm Beach County Democratic Executive ... Palm Beach County Democratic activists are used to hearing a tub-thumping liberal message when candidates come through the deep-blue county ...
The Palm Beach County Division of Emergency Management will continue to monitor weather developments and make announcements on any further shelter openings as necessary. Transportation to shelters is available via Palm Tran at designated pick up locations. Transportation information can be ...
GL Homes just paid $50 million for about 265 acres of land in Palm Beach County's Agricultural Reserve, property records show. The sprawling development site sits between State Road 7 and Lyons Road, just north of 130th Street South. GL's Boynton Beach Associates XXVI bought the land from a ...
What: The Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum, located at 300 North Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach, is FREE to all visitors. On Saturday, there is free parking across the street in the lot between 3rd and 4th street. Exhibitions include: Shipwreck: Discovering Lost Treasures.
“We don't have a record, as far back as we know, of tsunami in southeast Florida and Palm Beach County,” Molleda said from the weather service office west ... (Not to be confused with the city of the same name in central Palm Beach County, which at last check was doing well and mostly was high and dry.).
What: Join the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County in partnership with The Natural Movers Foundation for this free program. Learn to dance to the rhythmic vibrations of the drum. This session will include both an Umfundalai dance class and a rhythmic drumming class. All ages are welcome. Registration ...
The economy — and the housing market — are “on fire” in Palm Beach County, Administrator Verdenia Baker said in her annual 'State of the County' address at the ... Baker did not mention the sexual harassment scandal that led to the resignation of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Chief Jeffrey Collins.
The plane was about 29 miles north of Mar-a-Lago when the intercept occured at 4:24 p.m. Residents in northern Palm Beach County and Martin County reported ... Of the dozens of violations during the president's 10 visits to Palm Beach County, at least six violators were intercepted by military aircraft.
A person was shot during a robbery Wednesday afternoon in suburban Lake Worth, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. The incident happened at Affron Park east of Davis Road and south of Melaleuca Ln. The victim was shot in the leg and suffered minor injuries, the sheriff's office said.
The School Board voted to accept Palm Beach County Superintendent Robert Avossa recommendation to fire Zedrick Barber. Barber has been employed for almost 12 years as a teacher at Howell L. Watkins Middle School. The former Riviera Beach police officer was facing termination after he became the subject of a ...
Several brawls broke out Friday morning in the courtyard at Palm Beach Lakes High School, leading Palm Beach County school police to use pepper spray and take two women into custody, according to an arrest report. “The whole courtyard was in chaos,” the officer wrote of the 7:20 a.m. incident — just ...
Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg is testifying Tuesday on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., regarding the opioid crisis. RELATED: ... The state attorney began testifying after 10 a.m. along with Asst. State Attorney Alan Johnson, who leads the sober home task force in Palm Beach County.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced late Monday that he has appointed Gerard Joseph Curley Jr. and James Nutt as circuit judges in the 15th judicial circuit to replace outgoing judges James T. Ferrara and Richard Oftedal. Curley, a 57-year-old shareholder at the West Palm Beach-based Gunster law firm, ...
It was 50 degrees at 8 a.m. as a homeless person slept under a blanket on a bench on Banyan Boulevard at Narcissus Avenue in downtown West Palm Beach Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (Lannis Waters / The Palm Beach Post). A third night of cold conditions, blamed for some minor crop damage this past ...


 

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