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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…

HE’S JUST A BIGELOW: Boca Man Charged With DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — He’s just a Bigelow…and everywhere he goes…people know he’s charged with DUI… Benjamin Lee Bigelow of NE 2nd Avenue is now out of the Palm Beach County Jail after Boca Raton Police arrested him for DUI. The 29 year old was booked into jail very early Tuesday morning and later released…

Boca’s Robert Saxe Jailed On 11 Charges, Huge Bond

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Robert Andrew Saxe is no stranger to the Palm Beach County Jail. We reported on his battery arrest several months ago and now he’s back in the slammer facing 11 charges ranging from larceny and burglary to giving false information to police and fraudulently pawning items that were apparently not his.…

CONFIRMED: Addison Mizner Elementary Teacher Charged With DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District confirmed Monday afternoon that Audrey Lacey, charged with DUI over the weekend, is a teacher at Addison Mizner Elementary School. BocaNewsNow.com first reported on the teacher’s arrest on Saturday. Lacey, according to district policy, has 48 hours to “self-report” her arrest to school officials.…

Boca To Host School District Accountability Meeting

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County community is invited to attend the first of the five community input meetings on the state’s accountability system tonight in Boynton Beach. A meeting in Boca Raton is scheduled for later this month. WHAT: Community input meeting WHEN: Oct. 6, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Boynton…

Boca Raton Police Nab Armed Felon

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Police nabbed Kenneth Mark Mitchell on Sunday, a felon hailing from North Lauderdale. Mitchell, according to police, was armed with a firearm and in possession of marijuana. He also, police say, tampered with physical evidence. The takedown went down in the area of 5130 NW 8th Avenue. The…