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CORONAVIRUS: Florida Releases Pediatric Infections, Palm Beach County Near Top

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County is only behind Miami-Dade County when it comes to pediatric COVID-19 infections, according to the Florida Department of Health. The just-released numbers complicate the already complicated decisions to be made by Palm Beach County School District officials who are preparing to announce opening plans no later than […]

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FHP: I-95 Gunman Remains At Large

HOLLYWOOD, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FHP) — At approximately 5:46am on February 23, 2020, The Florida Highway Patrol received a call pertaining to a shooting, that had occurred on Interstate 95 northbound, south of Hollywood Boulevard. Three vehicles were traveling northbound on Interstate 95 approaching Pembroke Road. The passenger(black male) in the Victim’s vehicle (Silver, GMC, pick up) reported they were shot at from behind, a […]

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Wow, We Are Unimpressed With GlassesUSA.Com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We, from time to time, experience customer service that is just so bad that it deserves a bit of attention. Today, that attention is focused on GlassesUSA.com, a discount glasses provider that advertises heavily online. You’ve likely seen their ads on websites that you frequent. GlassesUSA.com is, from what we […]

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PBSO Announces Changes, More Community Involvement

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From PBSO) — Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office announces a three step partnership plan with the community to ensure transparency and increased community engagement with law enforcement. Step 1 – Internal Procedures The Sheriff’s office is working to improve and enhance internal reporting procedures to provide greater accountability.  Using DOJ studies […]

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Man Threatens To Blow Up Miami IRS Office On Tax Day

MIAMI, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From DOJ) — A Miami-Dade County resident was charged for threatening to destroy the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building by fire or a bomb. Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office, Melissa Chedotal, […]

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Broward Men Convicted Of Selling Wildlife

MIAMI, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Two Broward County residents were sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Jose E. Martinez, in Key West, Florida, for conspiring to illegally sell wildlife. Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Tracy Dunn, Assistant Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Office of Law Enforcement, and […]

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Florida Tourism Day Set For Wednesday

PALM BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From PB Tourism Dept.) — Tourism in both The Palm Beaches and Florida is at an all-time high, and the celebration of Florida Tourism Day on March 11, 2015 highlights this record growth. Florida Tourism Day is held in Tallahassee and is designed to educate the legislature, media and Floridians on the […]

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Who Killed George "Jody" Kilgore?

CRAWFORDVILLE, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office and Big Bend Crime Stoppers are offering a $7,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual(s) who killed George “Jody” Kilgore. Mr. Kilgore, 50, a life-long Wakulla County resident, was found dead at his Spring Court, Crawfordville home on […]

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Local Sex Offender Arrested In Ocala

OCALA, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory from FDLE) — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested Daniel James Schwarz, 50, for failure to register as a sex offender in Florida and New York.  Schwarz was arrested Feb. 2, 2015 at the residence of 1701 NE 70th Street, #3, Ocala, Fla. on […]

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Navy Band To Perform In Coral Springs

CORAL SPRINGS, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — America’s Navy is coming home to Coral Springs, Florida, one of 32 cities in six states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2015 spring tour — one of the Navy’s signature outreach programs. The United States Navy Band Sea Chanters chorus’s performance is […]

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