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Plane Down On Old Polo Grounds

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UPDATE 2: From the FAA — This is preliminary information about a Cessna 180 aircraft that crashed on a dirt road about three miles northwest of Boca Raton Airport at 12:45 pm today. The flight departed from Columbus Metropolitan Airport in Georgia and was headed to Boca Raton. Two persons were on board. The FAA…

Boca’s Justin Leon Charged With DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Justin Daniel Leon of Blue Fin Trail in West Boca is enjoying freedom once again. He was released around 10am Friday after his DUI arrest by Boca Raton Police. Leon was taken into custody early this morning and booked into the Palm Beach County Jail at 3:57. He was later released…

Boca Marketing Rep Busted For DUI, Drugs

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Karen Kelln, in a social media profile, says she is in marketing and represents brands. The Boca Raton Police Department, through an arrest report, says Kelln was driving under the influence of something on Thursday, but refused to submit to a DUI test. That’s a big no-no in general, but especially…

OUR VIEW: PBSO’S Media Policy Makes Sheriff Ric Bradshaw Look Bad

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office media policy is completely incompatible with modern media and quite possibly a violation of Florida’s Sunshine Law. It often makes PBSO look like a secretive operation — unnecessarily hiding arrest and incident information — drawing comparisons to the police handling of the media in…

MILESTONE: 2.5-Million Pageviews For BocaNewsNow.com

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The little website that could. That’s one way to refer to BocaNewsNow.com. We have just surpassed 2,500,000 page views. These aren’t eyeballs in another country, paid to log on and log off. These are verifiable domestic readers — largely in and around Boca Raton and South Florida who turn to…

Boca’s Kelsey Cooper Charged With DUI Manslaughter

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident Kelsey Cooper, 32, is out on bond following her late night arrest for DUI Manslaughter following the fatal accident she allegedly caused over the summer. While the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is offering no information on the arrest, the department issued an accident report over the…

Hammock Pointe Elementary Combating Child Sex Abuse With KidSafe

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — Hammock Pointe Elementary School parents will have the chance to attend KidSafe’s (www.kidsafefoundation.org) Sexual Abuse Prevention Workshop on Tuesday October 14, 2014. The Workshop will be held from 6:30-7:30 PM. Don’t miss this important night of safety to help prevent abuse, bullying, abduction, peer pressure and online safety issues. The KidSafe for Parents…