| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:23 PM
It’s back-to-school time and that means it’s time for students to get their necessary vaccines, too.
That’s why the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County is offering free immunizations for school-age children starting...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:41 PM
A man serving a 25-year prison sentence for his role in a 2007 gangland shooting massacre in Lake Worth is entitled to a hearing over his desire to rescind his guilty plea, an appellate court ruled Wednesday.
But his does so at his own peril — the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:31 AM
School grades released Friday for elementary and middle schools in Broward and Palm Beach County showed significant decline, with the number of failing schools increasing in both districts.
The Florida Department of Education said statewide the number...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Jean Enright hopes to make the leap from an obscure job as a Port of Palm Beach commissioner to the U.S. House of Representatives. She faces a big obstacle: The longtime incumbent, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, doesn't have any intention of getting out of the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Broward and Palm Beach counties rule the state rankings in Class 7A and 5A in boys basketball.
The latest Florida Association of Basketball Coaches-Source Hoops boys state polls were released Tuesday, and Broward and Palm boast four of the top six teams...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Two Bahamian citizens were stranded for eight days on their capsized boat in the Atlantic Ocean before they were rescued Saturday by the U.S. Coast Guard off the Florida coast, officials said.
The Coast Guard, which located the boat east of Riviera...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:36 PM
South Florida veterans whose disability claims have been lingering for at least four months will be getting a special offer from the Department of Veterans Affairs: a free attorney.
The regional VA office in St. Petersburg is one of two claims centers...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Coral Springs Police Chief Tony Pustizzi wants to slash the city's burglary rate, and he thinks a product new to South Florida will help: CopDots.
It's a pen-like applicator that residents can use to mark up to 50 valuables with a liquid that holds...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:06 PM
It's been no breeze launching new day-cruise casino trips out of the Port of Palm Beach.
Following two missed preliminary deadlines, the Island Breeze II isn't expected to set sail before the end of October at the earliest, and perhaps even later in the...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Representative Lois Frankel is an experienced public servant with a strong record of bringing jobs and opportunity to South Florida. After serving 14 years in the Florida state legislature, including as the first woman Democratic minority leader, Lois...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Being a chef in a hotel restaurant can be an impossible feat. How do you make dinner interesting to outsiders, while still pleasing hotel guests looking for eggs in the morning and sandwiches at lunch?
At McCoy's Oceanfront, that challenge falls to...