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LISTENING EARS NOT WORKING: Boca Man Ignores Police

Ryan DeFreitas

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If Ryan DeFreitas were three, you might say his listening ears weren’t working. But he’s 34 and Boca Police say he ignored them when he was ordered not to drive when they believed he was drunk. DeFreitas, however, got into his car — according to police — and put his…

Top Honors, Again, For Boca Raton Regional Hospital

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Boca Ration Regional Hospital) — Boca Raton Regional Hospital has been designated “high performing” in heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement procedures in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Common Care ratings. The ratings evaluate more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide on common inpatient procedures and conditions. U.S.…

Possible Snake Bite In West Boca

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Palm Beach County Fire Rescue) — At 11:12am crews responded to reports of a possible snake bite on Blue Coral Dr in suburban Boca Raton. On arrival crews found a patient that stated they may have been bitten by a snake. After evaluation it was determined the snake was a…

FAU's 'She Loves Me' Opens July 3rd

Florida Atlantic University

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents the musical “She Loves Me” from Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 26 in the University Theatre at 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Tickets can be purchased at www.fauevents.com or by calling 800-564-9539. A full schedule of the performances can…

Your Water May Soon Smell Like Chlorine

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County Water customers are days away from the annual line flushing, and this year, the smell may be stronger than before. From Water Utilities: To maintain high water quality in the county’s water distribution system, Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department will temporarily modify the disinfection process used…

Lightning Sparks Boca House Fire

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Palm Beach County Fire Rescue) –At 1516 hours, firefighters responded to a Residential Structure Fire located at 9273 Gettysburg Rd, Boca Raton. Initial reports were that the roof was struck by lightning. Upon arrival, crews encountered a single story residential structure with moderate smoke showing from the roof. A working fire…

BOCA WEATHER: Strong Thunderstorms Possible Again Sunday

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The strong thunderstorms we saw Saturday may make a return visit to Boca today, according to the National Weather Service. Here’s the official forecast: THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON OVER THE INTERIOR AND EAST COAST. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND…

James Robson Charged With DUI In Boca Raton

James Robson

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — James Robson spent much of Friday evening in the Palm Beach County Jail following his arrest by Boca PD for DUI. Cops took Robson, 36, into custody late in the afternoon and booked him into jail at 6:47p. He was released on his own recognizance just before 1am Saturday.

Boca Dick Jailed For DUI

Ryan Dick

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Ryan Dick, a 40 year old Boca Raton resident, is now out of jail following his overnight arrest on DUI charges. The charges suggest Dick was being a… bit difficult. Boca Raton Police charged Dick with DUI, refusing to submit to a DUI test after his license was suspended, and…

MacCubbin MacBusted For MacBurglary

Matthew MacCubbin

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has cuffed and stuffed Boca Raton resident Matthew William MacCubbin. The Summertrace Circle resident is charged with seven counts of larceny, one count of burglary and one count of criminal mischief. MacCubbin, 19, was charged with drug possession last year but the State Attorney’s…