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John T. DiBenedetto Of Boca Charged With DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — John T. DiBenedetto spent several hours in the Palm Beach County Jail overnight following his arrest for DUI. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office booked DiBenedetto into jail around 1:30 am. He was released on his own recognizance just before 7am. DiBenedetto, 58, lives on Dean Drive in Boca. An…

Freeze, Wind Chill Warnings In Effect For Boca

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s cold outside. With temperature readings in the very low 40s as of 6 am, the National Weather Service has issued both a freeze warning and a wind chill warning for the Boca Raton area. Wind chills are in the 20s and 30s, the temperature throughout some parts of Palm…

Cold Weather Shelters To Remain Open In Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Palm Beach County) — The Palm Beach County Department of Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management has activated the Cold Weather Emergency Shelter Plan for all of Palm Beach County for this evening (Thursday). The following cold weather emergency shelters will be open beginning at 7 p.m.   Westgate Community Center…

Boca's Doug Griffin Charged With DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Douglas Griffin, 48, of Aegean Drive in Boca is out of the Palm Beach County Jail following his arrest for DUI. Griffin was taken into custody on Camino Real by Boca Raton Police early this morning and booked into jail around 5am. He spent several hours behind bars until being…

VANILLA ICE ICED IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

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LANTANA, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Sure, it’s a little out of Boca, but we can’t resist: Robert Van Winkle — you know him as Vanilla Ice (Ice, Ice, Baby) is out of the Palm Beach County Jail today after being busted for burglary and grand theft. He allegedly stole a pool heater — and possibly other…

Cold Weather Shelters Opening In Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — With legitimately cold weather on the way, Palm Beach County is opening its cold weather shelters this evening. Pickup is available at 6pm and 7:30pm at the corner of South Federal Highway and SE1st Street, just south of Palmetto Park Road on Federal. From Palm Beach County: The Palm Beach…

Boca Man Charged With Delray Murder

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UPDATE: 3:09p — We have received the disturbing arrest report. Read it — in its entirety — here. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Desmond Davis, a 20 year old Boca resident, is facing murder and robbery charges this morning from Delray Beach Police. We expect full details later in the day but can report this…

Area Teachers To Be Honored For Outstanding Holocaust Education

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From FAU) — Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education will host its annual Teacher Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Lakeside Terrace and Banquet Center, 7880 Glades Road, Boca Raton. Teachers, families, Holocaust survivors and students will gather to celebrate…