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VANISHED: Police Seek Missing Broward Woman, Ask For Help

POMPANO BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: BSO Media Advisory Verbatim) — The Broward Sheriff’s Office Missing Persons Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 42-year-old Tonia McDonald. According to BSO detectives, McDonald was last seen around 5 p.m. Tuesday, August 18 in a 2002 gray Chevy Suburban with Florida tag LKFZ75 near the area of […]

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Traveling To NY? You WILL Be Met By Officers Requiring Health Form

Unlike Florida Which Never Enforced Quarantine, NY Is Serious SYRACUSE, NY (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s not just hype. Travelers entering New York through any of the state’s airports can expect to be met by badged compliance officers. The officers are confirming that travelers inbound from any of the roughly 30 states on New York’s quarantine list […]

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COVID FLORIDA WEDNESDAY: Deaths Up, Infections Up

Palm Beach County Passes 1000 COVID-19 Deaths BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The latest upward trend continues in Florida statewide as well as Palm Beach County. The one day decline on Monday — touted nationally by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis — continues to be just a one day decline. Statewide, the Florida Department of Health […]

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TROPICS TIME: Florida Still In Path Of Developing Depression

Hurricane Center Watching Three Systems. Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach Should, Too. UPDATED: 2PM WEDNESDAY FORECAST, GRAPHIC. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The National Hurricane Center is now watching three potentially significant systems brewing in the Atlantic. Florida remains in the apparent long range path of one system that is expected to develop into […]

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FAU Student Allegedly Major Fake ID Distributor, Jailed

Brianna Harnsberger Arrested Following Multi-Month Investigation. Included Police, Postal Inspector, FBI BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Brianna Harnsberger is facing serious felony charges after a multi-month investigation led police to allege that she is behind fake identification distribution on the FAU campus. She allegedly distributed fake drivers licenses from South Carolina, New Jersey and Delaware. […]

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POLICE: Elderly Targeted In Palm Beach County Scam

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Boynton Beach Police Advisory Verbatim) — On Aug. 14, a 77-year-old woman received a phone call from someone who said they were from Chase bank and that her debit card was fraudulently used in Boca Raton. The “bank rep” said they needed to come to her home to get the […]

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COVID TUESDAY: Florida Death Count Soars, Adds 219

Florida’s Decrease Short-Lived, Deaths, Infections Rise BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The one day decline in Florida deaths and infection was, in fact, a one day decline. The Florida Department of Health reports 219 COVID-19 deaths were logged Monday through 11:59 p.m., with 3.922 new confirmed COVID-19 infections. The positivity rate, according to the Florida […]

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Calls NY Governor Cuomo “Idiotic”

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is unhappy with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Democratic National Convention speech Monday night. So unhappy, he’s calling Governor Cuomo’s comments “idiotic.” Here is the text of a press advisory that DeSantis transmitted this morning. We remind you, Johns Hopkins University says New York’s positivity rate […]

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Boca Raton Man Jailed On Indecent Exposure Charge, More

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Kevin Gengec of the 9900 block of Three Lakes Circle in Boca Raton is facing multiple charges early Tuesday morning following his arrest by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. According to jail records, Gengec, 18, was arrested Monday and charged with DUI, “liquor possession by a person under age […]

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POLICE: Man Shoots Self In Car On Yamato In West Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: PBSO Media Advisory Verbatim) — Deputies and Palm Beach Fire Rescue responded to the 8300 Block of Yamato Road in unincorporated Boca Raton to an unresponsive adult male inside of a vehicle. Upon arrival an elderly male was pronounced dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot while seated in the driver’s […]

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Boca Raton’s Polo Club Warns Homeowners On COVID Testing From Alliance Labs

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Homeowners in Polo Club and other Boca Raton area country club and gated communities are being told to scrutinize test results from Alliance labs — if they receive test results at all. According to several tipsters — and a letter obtained by BocaNewsNow.com — Alliance Labs entered into agreements with […]

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DESANTIS MATH MONDAY: Florida Tests Drop So Florida Positive Results Drop

Governor Tweets Misleading Report, Fails To Mention Massive Testing Cutback BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis took to Twitter Monday to promote a dramatic drop in positive COVID-19 test results in Florida. He failed to mention that testing was scaled back dramatically as well. By the numbers: Florida reported 2,760 new confirmed […]

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Delray Medical Center Ranks Extremely Low In Government Report

No Local Hospital Scored Well In Annual Patient Satisfaction Survey DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Delray Medical Center is one of just 85 hospitals in the United States to receive 1 star — out of 5 — when it comes to patient satisfaction with the hospital experience. It is the only hospital in Palm Beach […]

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HURRICANE CENTER: Florida In Track Of Developing Storm

Too Early For Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Palm Beach County To Worry, But System Should Be Watched UPDATE: 8:05 p.m: This is the 8 p.m update from the National Hurricane Center. We stress: it’s still too early to be concerned, but certainly the “red” storm is one to watch for South Florida. The graphic covers […]

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