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  • Friday: Should felons have Stand Your Ground rights?

    Friday: Should felons have Stand Your Ground rights?
        As if gun lovers didn’t have enough ridiculous rights in Florida, along comes another. Felons, as you may know, can’t legally possess guns. But an appeals court in Florida has ruled gun-toting felons have the same rights as law-...
  • Boynton Beach police expanding SmartWater program

    Burglars aren't being caught red-handed anymore, they're ending up marked by a black light-detectable liquid that's reducing crime, according to Boynton Beach police. And thanks to a succesful roll out of the liquid in several Boynton Beach...
  • Riviera Beach police search for man who shot at officers

    A man accused of shooting at officers in Riviera Beach on Monday has turned himself in, according to Riviera Beach Police. Police spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said Travis Deon Wilson, 18, surrendered late Tuesday. She adds no officers were injured in...
  • FPL busy on new $1.2 billion Port Everglades plant

    FPL busy on new $1.2 billion Port Everglades plant
    One year after demolishing its 1960s oil-fired plant at Port Everglades known for its red-striped stacks, Florida Power & Light Co. has cleared away the debris and completed about 10 percent of its new $1.2 billion plant that will be fueled by cleaner and...
  • Who is really to blame for scandal at the VA?

    In February, the George W. Bush Institute held a seminar on post-9-11 veterans. How appropriate. Washington again has gone political over a failure of government — excessive wait times for veterans' health care and deciding vets' disability...
  • Riviera Beach man accused of shooting at friend, police said

    Riviera Beach man accused of shooting at friend, police said
    A Riviera Beach man is in jail after firing a gun at woman's head, according to a Riviera Beach police arrest report. Bobby Powell, 67, was arrested Saturday after a woman, Sheletha Hamilton, 43, told police they were in an argument at about 9 p.m....
  • Water taxis not catching on in Palm Beach County

    The vision is enticing: Imagine buying a ticket online, going to a water taxi stand and gliding along the Intracoastal Waterway to Palm Beach County's restaurants, shops and sights. County leaders have tried to make that vision a reality for 10 years...
  • Bookkeeper charged with bilking ex-employer

    Bookkeeper charged with bilking ex-employer
    A former employee of a Palm Beach County-based marble firm swindled over $340,000 from company accounts, according to a grand jury indictment filed in West Palm Beach federal court. As the bookkeeper for Palm Beach Marble Imports, Darlene Powell...
  • Stand Your Ground may be defense for felon

    Stand Your Ground may be defense for felon
    Gun-toting felons have the same rights as law-abiding citizens to use the Stand Your Ground law to avoid criminal charges, according to a new appeals court ruling. Reversing an opinion from 2012, the 4th District Court of Appeal said Wednesday a felon...
  • State releases school grades for elementary, middle

    State releases school grades for elementary, middle
    School grades are out for Florida's elementary and middle schools. The state Department of Education released preliminary school grades Friday morning that showed more schools earned As but more schools also earned Fs. The grades influence property...
  • Riviera Beach man accused of stealing over 5 tons of wire from job, deputies say

    Riviera Beach man accused of stealing over 5 tons of wire from job, deputies say
    A Riviera Beach man is accused of stealing more than 10,000 pounds of aluminum wire from the electric company for which he worked, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrest report. Jerome Dawkins, 41, faces burglary and grand theft charges...
  • More PB schools receive A's and F's

    Rees PB Search 2014 Florida school grades at SunSentinel.com/schoolgrades School grades brought good news and bad news for Palm Beach County, with more schools receiving A's, but also more getting slapped with D's and F's. The grades can affect home...