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DUI, No Insurance Lands Boca Man In Jail

Antonio Martinez

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Antonio Rojo Martinez of NW 13th Street shouldn’t be driving — at least that’s the takeaway from his arrest by Boca Raton Police. Cops charged Martinez with DUI on Sunday, with the added charges of operating a motor vehicle without a valid license and failing to return his license after…

Using Boca's ER For Routine Care? Expect A Wait

Boca Raton Regional Hospital

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Emergency Department has been so busy this week that patients have been placed on beds in hallways while others have waited for hours in the waiting room to be seen. The hospital itself has been so busy that doctors throughout the region have been informed that…

Alligator Alley Closed

UPDATE: FHP reports at 8:57a that Alligator Alley has reopened. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Florida Highway Patrol) — The Florida Highway Patrol is in the process of closing I75 (Alligator Alley) from mile marker 101 (County Road 951) in Collier County to mile marker 23 (US 27) in Broward County due to reduced visibility…

Delta Plane Off Runway At LGA, Not A South Florida Flight

NEW YORK, NY (BocaNewsNow.com) — Despite a never ending flow of South Florida passengers traveling to New York City’s three airports, today’s airplane accident involving a Delta flight is unlikely to be loaded with South Florida flyers. Delta flight 1086 originated this morning in Atlanta before sliding off the runway at New York’s LaGuardia airport.…

Delray Man Missing, Police Ask For Assistance

 DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (PBSO Advisory) — George Lioulas was last seen at his residence of 7084 Demedici Circle, Delray Beach.  George left his home driving the family’s 2006 gray Saab 9-3, bearing Florida license plate “SAMIAN”.  George’s date of birth is  6/09/38. Hehas grey hair and mustache.  Clothing description is unknown.      George has…

Florida Assessment Testing Resumes Thursday

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Palm Beach County School District) — Superintendent E. Wayne Gent directed middle and high school principals to resume the computer-based writing portion of the Florida Standards Assessment tests, which had been suspended due to technical issues the state was experiencing with the testing portal. Florida Department of Education officials have expressed…

Sex Offender Robert Pelletier Captured In Boca Raton

Robert Pelletier

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A registered sex offender was captured in Boca Raton after allegedly not complying with sex offender registration laws. Boca Raton Police took Robert Pelletier into custody on Wednesday. He was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail Wednesday morning and remained held on no bond Wednesday night. Pelletier, 50, lists…