i95 at congress crash

BREAKING: I-95 Northbound Closed In Boca Raton

UPDATE: 5:22 p.m. — The highway is open but the right shoulder is blocked near the scene. Expect significant delays through rush hour. Consult FDOT’s FL511.com for real time conditions. This is our last update on this crash UPDATE: 3:45 p.m. — Boca Raton Police report that two lanes northbound are now open, but heavy […]

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BREAKING: Florida Turnpike Closed At Glades Road

UPDATE 3:31 p.m: The Turnpike is now opened, but I-95 is closed Southbound at Congress. UPDATED: 1:34p.m. with scene photos, traffic camera photos showing significant backups. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (12:33 p.m. October 20, 2020) — A major crash has closed Florida’s Turnpike southbound at Glades Road. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue reports a tractor […]

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Florida Department of Health October 20 2020

FLORIDA COVID POSITIVITY SOARS: Highest In Weeks, Infection Cases Pass 760,000

Palm Beach County Positivity Rate Jumps BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida positivity rate just hit its highest point in at least two weeks — not counting the data tabulation issue from October 9th. The positivity rate based on Monday’s reporting is 6.17-percent. Florida added 3,611 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday. The death […]

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South Florida Postal Worker Charged With Stealing Vote By Mail Ballot

MIAMI BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOJ MEDIA ADVISORY VERBATIM) — A Miami Beach postal carrier has been charged with theft of mail and deprivation of the right to vote, announced U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan of the Southern District of Florida and Special Agent in Charge Scott Pierce of the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector […]

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PALM BEACH SCHOOLS: Now 118 COVID-19 Infections

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District Tuesday morning is reporting 118 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with a growing majority of those cases involving students. According to the district, 62 students and 56 employees have now tested positive. The school district’s “COVID-19” dashboard is now being updated twice a day following exclusive […]

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Teen With Autism Spits In Woodfield Gym, Woman Bullied For Asking Him To Stop

Autism Advocate Says Woman Did Nothing Wrong, Teen Should Have Been Controlled Boca Raton’s Woodfield Country Club Investigating, Reviewing Incident BY: ANDREW COLTON | Editor and Publisher  BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A woman using a treadmill in the Woodfield Country Club gym asked a teenager living with Autism, on another treadmill, to stop spitting […]

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COVID FLORIDA: State Passes 16,000 Deaths As Palm Beach County Sees Flu-Like Symptom ER Visits Grow

Johns Hopkins Reports Florida’s Seven Day Moving Average Positivity Rate As 11.9 Percent, Florida Claims 4.86 Percent Positivity. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida now reports 16,021 COVID-19 deaths as another 1,766 infections were added to the books on Sunday through 11:59 p.m. That brings the total infection case count in Florida to 756,727. The […]

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Tropical Depression 27

HURRICANE CENTER: Tropical Depression 27 Forms In Atlantic

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The 27th Tropical Depression of the season just formed between east of Florida. The good news: the storm appears to be on a track away from the United States mainland. But the mere fact that a storm formed in mid-October, let alone the 27th storm, is notable. Here is the […]

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TIME TO VOTE: Early Voting Locations Now Open In Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Early voting locations are officially open in Palm Beach County. The polls opened at 7 a.m. and will remain open each day until 7 p.m. through November 1st, 2020. Registered voters may vote at ANY early voting location in Palm Beach County. As we’ve been reporting, there are 18 early […]

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Florida News

Thanksgiving Could Be “Devastating” To South Palm Beach County

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There is growing concern that Thanksgiving could be devastating to South Palm Beach County, as families disregard COVID-19 orders and protocols to welcome family members from other parts of the country. “We haven’t seen anything yet,” said a medical professional from an area hospital speaking with BocaNewsNow.com but wishing to […]

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Florida Atlantic University

FAU Reports 235 Students, Faculty Positive For COVID-19

Majority Of Infections On Boca Raton Campus BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University continues to be forthcoming with COVID-19 data, reporting a cumulative total mid-day Sunday of 218 students and 17 employees testing positive for Coronavirus. The campus distribution is 97.9-percent on the Boca Raton Campus, 1.3-percent on the Jupiter Campus, .4-percent each […]

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National Hurricane Center

Tropical Depression Expected Off Florida’s Coast By Tuesday

Atlantic Hurricane Season Not Over Yet, 90 Percent Chance Of Formation Over Next Five Days BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The National Hurricane Center is watching yet another system off of Florida’s east coast. The system has an 80 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression or tropical storm over the next 48 hours, […]

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Early Voting Starts Monday In Palm Beach County

Eighteen Early Voting Locations, 29 Secure Drop Off Locations Across Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, All Of Palm Beach County BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Early voting starts Monday, October 19, 2020 in Palm Beach County. Registered voters may vote at ANY early voting location in the county. See the list below. As we […]

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Mara Mena

POLICE: Mara Mena Missing, Last Seen In West Boca Raton

Woman Suffers From Alzheimer’s, According To Police BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 70 year old Mara Mena, and asking anyone who has recently seen her to let them know. Mena was last seen Saturday morning (October 17, 2020) in the area of SR7/US441 and Clint Moore […]

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Florida Dept. of Health

FLORIDA: Five Days Of COVID-19 Infection Increases

It’s Starting To Look Like A Second Wave. 21,948 New Cases This Week, FL Death Count Approaches 16,000. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida recorded 4,025 positive COVID-19 tests on Friday, marking the highest number of positive tests in a single day in at least a month. The death count increased by 87. Florida’s positivity […]

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