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West Boca Walgreens Held Up, Cops Search For Suspect

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the man who allegedly held up the Walgreens at 9800 West Glades Road this morning. Police say the man brandished a gun, demanded money and fled. It’s unclear if what — if anything — he took before fleeing. No description yet.…

Accident: Stay Away From Glades and Federal

UPDATE 10:39a: Accident is cleared.  UPDATE: From Police — accident is actually Dixie and Glades, closure starts at Federal. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Police say a serious accident had closed the intersection of Glades Road and Federal Highway. Motorists are being urged to seek an alternate route.

FAMILY: FIU Grad Missing In Philly Amtrak Crash

Robert Greensleeve

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BocaNewsNow.com) — Robert Greensleeve, a 1992 graduate of Florida International University was reportedly on board the doomed Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia. He is now missing. KYWNewsRadio in Philly is reporting that Greensleeve’s father traveled to Philadelphia from West Palm Beach to distribute his photo (seen above). Greensleeve’s LinkedIn profile states that he is a…

Heroin Possession Charge For West Boca Woman

Laura Machese

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s a heroin possession with intent to sell charge for Laura Machese of West Boca. The SW 57th Circle resident was taken into custody late Tuesday evening and remains in the Palm Beach County Jail Wednesday mid-day. She is being held on $5,000 bond. Machese, 46, has no criminal history…

FAU Researchers Developing Ebola Tracking System

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From FAU) — Identifying and tracking individuals affected by the Ebola virus in densely populated areas presents a unique and urgent set of challenges in public health surveillance. Currently, mapping the spread of the Ebola virus is done manually. Researchers at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science have received…

DEVELOPING: Pitbull Bites Person At Sandalfoot Plaza

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Developing: Pitbulls — again — earn their own violent reputation. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue reports emergency workers are on the scene at Sandalfoot Plaza, treating a victim of a pitbull bite. Unclear how serious the injury is or if animal control is taking the offending pitbull. Check back for…

Delray Cops To Host Twitter Chat

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Delray Beach Police) — The Delray Beach Drug Task Force is proud to host a Twitter chat along with the Delray Beach Police Department and the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, May 13 at 12:00pm. The topic of #DelrayBeachChat is Debunking The Myths and Reducing The Stigma…