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FEDS CHARGE DELRAY DOCTOR WITH HEALTHCARE FRAUD

MICHAEL LIGOTTI OF DELRAY BEACH, ACCORDING TO OFFICIALS, OWNS “WHOLE HEALTH” DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FBI ADVISORY VERBATIM) — A Palm Beach County, Florida doctor was arrested and charged with conspiring to commit health care fraud and wire fraud for his alleged participation in a massive years-long health care fraud scheme throughout Palm Beach […]

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Boca Raton News

TROUBLE: PALM BEACH COUNTY AGAIN NEAR ICU DANGER ZONE

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County and state health officials have made it clear: anything under 25 percent ICU bed availability is a problem. That problem lurks. As of 10:12 Friday morning, Palm Beach County ICU availability is just 25.36 percent. While some hospitals are showing significant availability, others are not. The numbers […]

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NOW A HURRICANE: ISAIAS STRENGTHENS AS IT TRACKS TO FLORIDA

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for Palm Beach County as of 7 a.m. Friday morning as Hurricane Isaias continues to churn towards the region. There continues to be great “great uncertainty” according to the National Hurricane Center as to what Isaias will do as it approaches Florida. The […]

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TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS: Palm Beach County Still In Zone, Watch Closely

NHC: ISAIAS COULD HIT FLORIDA AS HURRICANE, BUT STIL TOO SOON FOR ACCURATE FORECAST BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: NHC) — Still no need to panic but the National Hurricane maintains that keeping an eye on Isaias is a smart play. The storm could hit South Florida has a hurricane late Saturday, or it could […]

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REAL HOUSEWIVES OF SEVEN BRIDGES: SECOND LAWSUIT FILED, CLAIMS ANTI-SEMITIC POSTS

COUNTER CLAIM: WOMAN SUING IN FEDERAL COURT BERATED HOMEOWNER ON FACEBOOK, POSTING “I SUPPORT JEWISH CALL GIRLS TOO!!!” DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com reported Wednesday that a Seven Bridges Delray Beach homeowner filed a federal lawsuit claiming harassment, infliction of emotional distress, and violation of the Federal Fair Housing Act after she and her […]

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SEVEN BRIDGES DELRAY: FEDERAL LAWSUIT SEEKS $7M, ALLEGES HARASSMENT, DISCRIMINATION

ALLEGED RECORDINGS, TEXTS: “YOU MOVED IN SOMEWHERE WHICH IS 80 PERCENT JEWISH AND YOU DO NOT BELONG HERE…MOVE OUT YOU STUPID SHIKSA!” DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Federal lawsuit is seeking $7M from the Seven Bridges Homeowners Association — as well as a homeowner — as a family claims it was harassed, discriminated against, […]

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TIME TO PLAN: Tropical Storm Conditions Possible This Weekend

TOO EARLY FOR OFFICIAL TRACK, BUT SOUTH FLORIDA IS VERY MUCH IN THE “CONE.” BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It likely won’t be a major hurricane, but what is now known as “potential tropical cyclone nine” will likely affect South Florida weather over the weekend. Whether it it hits — or misses — Palm Beach […]

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KINGS POINT MAN HELD ON $500,000 BOND, UNDER MILITARY GUARD

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Delray Beach man is being held in a Veterans Affair Hospital under “continuous Military Guard” following his arrest Monday by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office in Kings Point. The arrest follows a “SWAT” team standoff Monday in the same location. It is unclear if the arrest and SWAT […]

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DEATH EVERYWHERE: FLORIDA ADDS 186 COVID DEATHS, RECORD SET

PALM BEACH COUNTY ADDS 21 DEATHS BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A few days of subtle decreases in deaths and infection counts in Florida and Palm Beach County have been blown out of the water. Florida added 186 COVID-19 deaths on Monday, July 27th, through 11:59 pm. The infection count increased by 9,243. The positivity […]

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KINGS POINT: SWAT TEAM ON THE SCENE, CONDOS LOCKED DOWN

UDPATE: 7:20 p.m.: We thank Ronny Glassman for the great photo which was apparently sent out via NextDoor without her permission. We appreciate that she is letting us show what she saw while at Kings Point today. UPDATE: 4:06 p.m.: Per PBSO, the suspect, a male, has been “contained.” UPDATE: 4:00 p.m.: The Palm Beach […]

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Rachel Eade

JUDGE: MASK ORDER IS LEGAL IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

ORDER SAYS ONLY PEOPLE WITHOUT “ORDINARY INTELLIGENCE” WOULD FIND THE ORDER CONFUSING BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Palm Beach County judge just ruled that the Palm Beach County mask order is legal and that “Plaintiffs have failed to show, by competent substantial evidence, they have a substantial likelihood of success on the merits or […]

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HEALTH DEPT: PALM BEACH PEDIATRIC POSITIVITY STILL HIGH

LATEST NUMBERS RAISE QUESTIONS ABOUT ACCURACY, STILL SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER THAN WHAT PEDIATRICIANS CALL ACCEPTABLE BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County pediatric positivity rate released over the weekend is still exceptionally high. The Florida Department of Health reports the rate at 14.4 percent. While significantly lower than the 30-percent that the health department […]

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HEALTH DEPT: PALM BEACH COUNTY ICU’S ON CUSP OF CRISIS

COUNTYWIDE, ICU OCCUPANCY APPROACHING 75-PERCENT THRESHOLD BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County ICUs are 74.82 percent occupied as of 5:15 p.m. Friday. According to Florida Health Department Director for Palm Beach County, Dr. Alina Alonso, 75 percent capacity is the magic number for concern. In a late Friday afternoon news conference, Dr. Alonso […]

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DESANTIS AT IT AGAIN: TELLS SCHOOLS TO OPEN, OFFERS SUPERINTENDENT EMAIL ADDRESSES

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis seemingly blew a dog whistle via Twitter a short time ago. Here’s what he posted: “I am urging Florida’s school superintendents to ensure parents have the choice between in-person and distance learning for their kids. Many school districts need a few extra weeks to safely reopen […]

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BODIES OF PROOF: FLORIDA LOGS ANOTHER 135 COVID DEATHS, 12K NEW CASES

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Another 135 COVID-19 deaths were added to Florida’s book of remembrance on Thursday through 11:59 p.m. The Florida Department of Health also reports another 12,462 COVID-19 cases were logged statewide. The positivity rate for all of Florida — based on Thursday’s reporting — is 13.31 percent. In Palm Beach County, […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY: Free Food Available Today

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District and Feed South Florida are both staffing food distribution sites today, Thursday, July 23, 2020. From Palm Beach County: Thursday food distribution continues Thursday, July 23. Distributions are from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 51 locations across the District. Use this link for details. […]

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THURSDAY MORNING: PALM BEACH COUNTY AT 75-PERCENT ICU CAPACITY

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The South Palm Beach County ICU census early Thursday is slightly better than early Wednesday, but ICU use countywide is not. There has also been an increase in pediatric ICU use, with one hospital reporting 86 percent capacity of its pediatric ICU. Countywide, 20 percent of all hospital beds are […]

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