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  • Pasadena fire displaces five, causes $210,000 in damage

    Pasadena fire displaces five, causes $210,000 in damage
    A house fire Sunday night in the Riviera Beach community in Pasadena spread to another home, displacing five people and causing an estimated $210,000 in damage. Dispatchers received multiple 911 calls at 8:30 p.m. reporting a fire in the area of Kim...
  • Charter school applicants have troubled histories

    Charter school applicants have troubled histories
    At least seven groups of applicants with ties to failed or floundering charter schools are seeking second chances and public money to open 18 more. Odds are, most will prevail. School districts say that they can't deny applicants solely because of...
  • Teacher helps pupils — a bit too much

    Teacher helps pupils — a bit too much
    Pupils in Miss Simpkins' fifth grade class were engaged in a rather unusual lesson plan: How to cheat on the FCAT test. At least that's what State Board of Education officials said when they recently revoked Venelean Brooks Simpkins' teaching license....
  • Outdoors notebook

    Bass tournament: The Melissa Fellows Memorial Bass Tournament is Aug. 24 from safe light-1 p.m. out of Everglades Holiday Park. Entry fee is $75 and anglers can register that morning. Fellows, 36, of Margate, died Aug. 7 while diving for lobsters in...
  • Parents brainstorm ways to educate black students

    Parents brainstorm ways to educate black students
    RIVIERA BEACH — With the shooting of an 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., on their minds, about 50 parents gathered at Suncoast High School on Tuesday to brainstorm the best ways to educate African-American boys who they say are too often mislabeled...
  • Lake Worth man accused of driving fake cop car

    Lake Worth man accused of driving fake cop car
    A Lake Worth man suspected of running red lights in a gold Crown Victoria with a stolen license plate and police lights was arrested Tuesday. A Florida Highway Patrol trooper pulled over David Lafon, 31, after the trooper said Lafon ran a stop sign as...
  • Palm Beach County jury convicts woman in 2013 murder

    Palm Beach County jury convicts woman in 2013 murder
    Shot in the face, a dazed Kizzie Shanika Styles fell to the ground near a shopping plaza and began praying. "I felt my spirit leave my body," Styles, 36, of Riviera Beach, told a Palm Beach County jury on Monday, the words slurred from the 8-month-old...
  • Pasadena: Childhood friends get 'crabby' about cleaning the bay

    Pasadena: Childhood friends get 'crabby' about cleaning the bay
    Of course it had to spell out "crabs." When a group of friends who've known each other since their days at Chesapeake Bay Middle School decided to do something about cleaning up the bay, Michael Warejko, 25, came up with the name Chesapeake Recovery...
  • Outdoor opportunities abound around Anne Arundel

    Outdoor opportunities abound around Anne Arundel
    Living on the shores of America’s largest estuary, the Chesapeake Bay, offers many recreational and lifestyle opportunities for folks from Havre de Grace to Cape Henry and Riviera Beach to Rose Haven. There are scores of things to do: boating,...
  • Police search for two in connection to Pasadena stabbing

    Anne Arundel police are searching for two people in connection to the stabbing of a 39-year-old man early Tuesday morning in Pasadena. Police responded to the area of Pleasant Drive, in the Riviera Beach community, shortly after 2 a.m. where they...
  • PB man charged with digging up sea turtle eggs

    PB man charged with digging up sea turtle eggs
    A Riviera Beach man was arrested after being caught with 299 sea turtle eggs dug up from the beach in St. Lucie County. James Odel McGriff, 55, was seen digging up the eggs and caught with a backpack full of them, according to the Florida Fish and...
  • Preparation matters for businesses dealing with hurricanes

    Preparation matters for businesses dealing with hurricanes
    Tropical Shipping has a long-standing policy in its hurricane planning that helps get operations humming after a major storm: It lets employees bring their families to work and takes care of those relatives. Employees often fail to return to work after...