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DUI Charge For Boca's Steven Krieg

Steven Krieg Boca

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office charged Steven Krieg, 61, of Boca with DUI. Krieg, of Ensenada Way, was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail just before 11pm Sunday. He was released on his own recognizance around 4:30 Monday morning. Krieg has no history of activity in the Palm Beach…

Cops, DCF Respond To Report Of Dad Yelling At Daughter

UPDATE: Police confirm it may not be great parenting but certainly is not a crime to yell at a child. Police and DCF, by protocol, respond to all reports of alleged child abuse — that is why a police report was generated for this incident. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s unclear how this led…

NEAR DROWNING: Woman Nearly Drowns In The Oaks

UPDATE: We’ve learned unofficially that the victim is 17, thus the confusion as to whether the incident involved a child or adult. Sources tell BocaNewsNow that the young woman suffered an epileptic seizure and likely should not have been in the jacuzzi at all.  BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Fire Rescue) — At 11:44am crews…

Crystal Voland Jailed On DUI, Refusal Charge In Boca

Crystal Voland

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Refusing to submit to a DUI test after your license is suspended can be a big deal in Florida. Crystal Voland, 36, is finding that out first hand. The resident of NW 2nd Avenue in Boca is facing DUI and “refusal to submit to DUI test after license suspended” charges…

Stacey Semmel Charged With DUI In Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Stacey Semmel, 50, of Grande Verde Way in West Boca is facing a DUI charge this morning following her overnight arrest. Semmel was charged by Boca Raton Police with DUI in the early morning hours of Saturday. She was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail at 1:54 am and…

FAU Professor Receives $1.2 Million For Autism Teacher Training

Cynthia Wilson FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Preparing professionals to be highly-qualified and appropriately equipped with the knowledge and resources needed to teach students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is critical in alleviating the dire shortage of special education teachers in the United States. Cynthia L. Wilson, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Exceptional Student Education…

LaBarre LaCharged With LaDUI In LaBoca

Michelle LaBarre Boca

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Michelle Lee LaBarre of NE 15th Terrace in Boca is just out of the Palm Beach County Jail Thursday morning. The 44-year-old was cuffed and stuffed overnight by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for DUI. Arrest location and alleged blood alcohol content were not immediately available. LaBarre has no…

POLICE: Woman Scratches Boyfriend, Is Arrested In Boca

Katie Kenney

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Scratching a record? Cool. Scratching your boyfriend? Uncool. That’s the message from Boca Raton Police who arrested 33 year old Katie Kenney of Deerfield, Florida, earlier this week. Kenney, police say, scratched her boyfriend “during the course of an argument.” She was charged with simple battery and released on her…

Royal Caribbean Chief Fain To Headline Jewish Federation Event

  BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Jewish Federation) — Amid premium networking opportunities, business leaders and professionals will have the opportunity to hear from Richard D. Fain, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Fain, a leading entrepreneur in the travel industry, will share his valuable insights on Thursday evening, October 15, 2015,…

Morikami Museum Marks Month Of October With Major Events

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Morkiami) — October brings an exciting array of cultural events and exhibitions to enjoy at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens! Guests can pay tribute to Japan’s three-day Obon holiday at Lantern Festival: In the Spirit of Obon, enjoy a fascinating display of new exhibits by Japanese American artists that…