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Wishinsky, Banned From Driving, Caught Driving In Boca

  BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Patricia Wishinksy is never supposed to drive again. But that didn’t stop the 44 year old resident of NW 12th Court in Boca from driving, leading PBSO to cuff her and stuff her.  The official charge: “driving on a permanently revoked drivers license.” Wishinksy is being held on $3000 bond.…

Research Group Names 62 Boca Regional Docs As "Top Docs"

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)  (From Boca Raton Regional Hospital) — Sixty-two physicians on the medical staff at Boca Raton Regional Hospital were listed as “Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a research firm specializing in providing consumers with information about the nation’s best doctors and hospitals. David J. Applebaum, MD Plastic Surgery Michael S.…

UPDATE: Boca's Justin Blair Now Facing 13 Charges

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We are awaiting clarity from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office but can report that Justin Blair of Springs Terrace is now facing a laundry list of charges for drugs and weapons offenses. We first reported on his arrest earlier this week, but the jail record has been updated to…

Boca's Jennifer Franciscus Killed In Car Crash

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Jennifer Franciscus, a 32 year old resident of Newport Lake Circle in Boca Raton, died Wednesday night in a one car accident on Powerline Road. She was driving a 2003 Pontiac Sunfire. Investigators say drugs and/or alcohol were a factor. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says Franciscus was traveling…

Drugs, Weapons Charges For Boca's Justin Blair

Justin Blair

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident Justin Blair is in big trouble. The 25 year old is in the Palm Beach County Jail Thursday afternoon on charges of marijuana possession with intent to sell, drug trafficking, committing a first degree felony with a weapon, and possession of drug equipment. He’s being held on $40,000…

Police Investigate New Floresta Burglary

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton police are investigating a burglary in the 2900 block of NW 26th Avenue — the New Floresta subdivision. Police say a back door was forced open and a laptop was stolen from the home. There is no report of other missing items. New Floresta is a non-gated community in…

Bond Set At $10K For Boca Man Charged With Heroin Possession

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — John Rufolo remains in the Palm Beach County Jail Wednesday morning following his arrest for burglary, larceny, heroin possession with intent to sell and drug equipment possession. Boca Raton police arrested Rufolo early this morning. He is being held on a total of $16,000 bond for all of the alleged…

Prepare For Another Wicked Weather Day In Boca

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Hail, strong thunderstorms and lots of rain are in the forecast for Wednesday afternoon in Boca. From the National Weather Service: THUNDERSTORMS: THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE GUSTY WIND, HAIL, AND HEAVY RAIN. HAIL: SMALL TO MODERATE SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH…