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Boca Public Library Sponsors Clyde Butcher Exhibition

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Boca Raton Public Library is very pleased to announce the exhibition of Clyde Butcher’s “Cuba~ the Natural Beauty,” a series of black and white photographs of Cuba’s natural landscape, which will be on display at the Downtown Library from October 1, 2014- January 10, 2015. The exhibit was funded…

Boca Man Charged With Child Abuse Served Two Day Battery Sentence

Tyler Briggs, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — West Boca Raton resident Tyler Briggs is in the Palm Beach County Jail, charged with child abuse — a year after serving a two day sentence for domestic battery and resisting arrest. Briggs, 40, was arrested by the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office late Wednesday night on the child abuse charge and remains behind bars.…

DUI Arrest Lands Boca’s Ritchhart In Jail

Lindsay Ritchhart, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — West Boca’s Lindsay Ritchhart is accused of DUI by the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office. The 28-year-old Branch Road resident was arrested Tuesday and booked into the Palm Beach County Jail following her early morning arrest. She was also charged with a headlight violation. Ritchhart’s Palm Beach County record, according to…

Gas Leak Near Boston Market Boca

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A gas leak near Boston Market at 9900 Glades Road in West Boca is slowing traffic and causing detours in the area Palm Beach County Fire Rescue is on the scene. There has been a significant amount of construction in the area, although it is unclear if the two are…

So Shadi! Lauderhill Man Flees Boca PD, Fails

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UPDATE: We now have the somewhat incredible arrest report. Read it unedited here. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — An arrest report is forthcoming but we know now that Lauderhill resident Shadi Khadra is in big trouble. Public records show that Khadra is charged with fleeing and eluding police with disregard for safety to persons or…

Long Prison Terms For Bank Fraudsters Burke, Garland

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — From the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Darryl Burke, 50, and Vicki Garland, 50, both of Delray Beach, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn for their roles in a multi-million dollar bank fraud scheme spanning from at least 2002 through 2013. Burke was sentenced to 30 years in prison…

Boca, Parkland Men Facing Federal Drug Charges

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, David W. Bourne, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Criminal Investigations, Miami Field Office, and Ric Bradshaw, Sheriff, Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office (PBSO), announce that Frank Fiore, 59, of Parkland, Gary Lee…

One Burned In West Boca Fire

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Firefighters remain on the scene this evening of a fire in West Boca Raton. From Palm Beach County Fire Rescue: At 544pm crews responded to reports of a fire on the 10500 block of Pebble Cove Lane in Lakes of Boca Raton. First arriving firefighters reported light smoke from the…

Good Luck To Boca Firefighter In Cheesesteak Challenge

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com’s staff has its roots in Philadelphia — a place known for Cheesesteaks (as well as a few other things, like the Constitution and the Liberty Bell, but let’s stay focused). So we wish Boca Raton Firefighter Alex Callegari well as he flies to Philly to compete in the “Steak-umm®”…