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Copper Theft From Boca Raton Construction Site

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It is the hot thing to steal and sell right now — copper wire. Thefts continue throughout South Florida, and right here in Boca. According to police, someone cut into a construction site storage closet at 2001 Spanish River Blvd. — just across the street from Lynn University —  and…

Grinch Steals Christmas Lights In Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s not the biggest crime you’ll read about, and certainly not the most expensive, but who steals Christmas lights at Christmas time? That’s the question Boca Raton Police were asked to answers, then waved off when someone at 1180 South Ocean Blvd. called to report that ten dollars — yes,…

Ex-Girlfriend Allegedly Throws Paver At House In Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Breaking up is hard to do. According to Boca Raton Police, someone through a paver stone through the rear sliding glass door at a home in the 6200 Block of Las Flores Drive, which is right by Verde Elementary School. The homeowner told police that he thinks it was an…

Palm Beach Sheriff's Office, Wal-Mart Helping Families In Need

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Even though it’s not directly in Boca Raton, we like to share the good deeds of our public agencies throughout Palm Beach County. To that end, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is teaming with “My Brother’s/Sister’s Keeper Charitable Trust, and Wal-Mart, to help 100 families in the area.…

More Reader Reaction To Boca Falls Comcast-Hotwire Controversy

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com has learned a board of directors meeting scheduled for last evening to discuss the increasingly controversial plan to switch Boca Falls from Comcast to Hotwire Communications for cable, internet, and in some cases phone service, was canceled due to lack of quorum. At issue: what homeowners in the mega-community…

FAU Researchers Reveal Health Issues In Pearl Harbor Survivors

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Researchers at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) today are releasing the results of a multi-year study into the health of Pearl Harbor survivors. The seven year investigation, completed by Patricia Liehr, Ph.D., R.N., and LisaMarie Wands, Ph.D., R.N., examined the health and stories of 23 people who survived the attack 70…

Safes Stolen From Home In Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — This doesn’t happen every day.  Two safes, permanently mounted inside a home in the 1200 Block of 16th Avenue in Boca, were actually ripped out of the house and stolen. According to investigators, the safes containing personal information, a television, $1,000 in cash, 3 checkbooks, and a laptop were taken…

Another Theft From Car Near Seasons 52 In Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In what is becoming something of a trend, someone allegedly broke into a car near Seasons 52 — 2300 NW Executive Center Drive — and stole an iPad and a digital camera. It happened in the middle of the day. We are told the front passenger side door lock of…

Hurricane Glass Prevents Burglary In Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Turns out hurricane glass doesn’t just prevent hurricane damage, but burglaries, too.  Boca Raton Police tell us that someone (or someones) attempted to smash the rear slider glass door at 3029 NW 27th Terrace with a brick paver. Like a cartoon, the paver bounced off of the hurricane glass, preventing…

Mizner Park In Boca Raton Now A Holiday Wonderland

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In case you missed our post several weeks ago, there is quite a holiday sight at Mizner Park. 400-thousand LED lights now adorn the area and there’s a 40 foot christmas tree with dancing lights, choreographed to holiday music favorites. It’s all free and very festive. For more click here:  www.miznerpark.com…