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Tropical wave stumbles, but could bring heavy rain, wind

A tropical wave stumbled Thursday on its journey toward Florida, losing the engine of thunderstorms needed to rev it to tropical-cyclone strength and leaving it adrift in low-level winds.

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Tre Mason: Mom says NFL back has mind of child due to concussions

The mother of NFL player and former Park Vista High School star Tre Mason told Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputies last month that her 22-year-old son has “10-year-old’s mindset” as the result of head injuries sustained playing football.

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Martin sheriff: Burglaries reported in Tequesta area

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is warning of residential burglaries in the Tequesta area near the Palm Beach County border.

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FAU: Murderer never had scholarship as lawyer claimed in court

Florida Atlantic University officials Wednesday disputed a defense attorney’s claims that convicted murderer Greg Senser once had a football scholarship to the school.

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Experimental drug saved Broward teen from brain-eating amoeba

Update 1:30 p.m.: Doctors said at a news conference Tuesday morning that an experimental drug saved 16-year-old Sebastian DeLeon from a brain-eating amoeba.

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PBSO: Driver’s illegal pass led to Greenacres-area man’s death

A 74-year-old Greenacres-area man was killed in a car crash Saturday just outside the city limits, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

Woman electrocuted was catching, studying bats when net hit power line

Woman electrocuted was catching, studying bats when net hit power line

Laura McLellan, a college adjunct professor who was electrocuted and died Saturday night while she was using a net to catch and study flying bats, had a devotion for the mouse-sized mammals, according to her friends and associates.

Lake Worth man gets 228-year break on sentence for violent break-ins

Lake Worth man gets 228-year break on sentence for violent break-ins

A 23-year-old Lake Worth man, described by prosecutors as a member of a gang that perpetrated a “Category 5 hurricane of violence,” got 228 years shaved off his sentence last week.

No bond for Lake Worth man accused in wife’s stabbing death

No bond for Lake Worth man accused in wife’s stabbing death

A judge Sunday ordered a Lake Worth man held without bond following his arrest on a charge of premeditated first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his wife early Saturday.

CDC tells pregnant women to avoid Miami-Dade after latest outbreak

CDC tells pregnant women to avoid Miami-Dade after latest outbreak

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a message for pregnant women: Stay away from Miami-Dade County.

PBSO: Boynton Beach driver critical following one-car crash

A 24-year-old Boynton Beach man was critically injured in a single-vehicle crash Thursday morning, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

Sister accused of killing twin arrested on DWI charges in NY

Yoga twins' Alexandria Duval arrested for DWI in New York

Alexandria Duval, the former Palm Beach County yoga studio owner accused of killing her twin sister in Maui in June, was arrested in New York on Monday for drunken driving.

Dippolito fails in effort to get attempted murder charge thrown out

Dippolito fails in effort to get attempted murder charge thrown out

The convoluted case of Dalia Dippolito, the 33-year-old Boynton Beach newlywed who allegedly tried to set up a hit on her husband and became a media sensation when she was caught on camera reacting to news of her husband’s faked death, got a new wrinkle on Wednesday.

Trial begins for man accused of killing pregnant ex with machete

Trial begins for man accused of killing pregnant ex with machete

Crystal Felder was four months into her job as a victim’s advocate at the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office when she received a phone call from Horacia Simeus.

Zika virus: Two new travel-related cases in Palm Beach County

Zika virus: Two new travel-related cases in Palm Beach County

State officials Wednesday disclosed two new cases of travel-related Zika virus in Palm Beach County, bringing the area’s total of people infected by the mosquito-borne disease to 25.

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Couple killed two weeks before meeting grandchild

What John Stevens IV really wants people to know about his father — the fisherman, cigar smoker and athlete — is that he died just two weeks before meeting his 3-month-old granddaughter Jameson.

Delay in sharing witness list likely pushes Melgen trial to next year

Palm Beach County ophthalmologist Dr. Salomon Melgen won’t be tried next month on charges that he bilked Medicare out of as much as $105 million after all, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

  Teachers union suffers another setback in Florida vouchers lawsuit

 Teachers union suffers another setback in Florida vouchers lawsuit

The state’s largest teachers union lost another round Tuesday in its bid to overturn a private school voucher program launched under former Gov.

Trial begins in suit pitting Donald Trump against Jupiter club members

Trump, in court by video, claims rescue of Jupiter country club

UPDATE: Read the latest on Eric Trump in court on Tuesday In classic Donald Trump fashion, the GOP presidential nominee testified Monday that improvements he made to an ailing Jupiter country club were “beautiful,” the members were “very happy” and those who weren’t were just “angry people” he didn’t want in his club anyway.

UPDATE: Water on at Green Terrace and so is another lawsuit

Water to be back on soon at Green Terrace condos

City officials are awaiting a judge’s order to turn the water back on at Green Terrace condominiums today after attorneys for residents suing the condo board and those representing the board agreed to dip into a special account and pay part of the water bill.

Man shot, injured in West Palm Beach

Man shot, injured in West Palm Beach

A man was shot and injured in the area around 11th Street and Rosemary Avenue at 10:30 a.m., according to police.

Reputed mob boss ‘Skinny Joey’ Merlino to be released on $5 million bond

Reputed mob boss ‘Skinny Joey’ Merlino to be released on $5 million bond

Reputed Philadelphia mob boss Joseph Merlino, who works as a maitre d’ at a Boca Raton restaurant that bears his name, is to be released from the Palm Beach County jail on Friday on a $5 million bond to await trial in New York on racketeering charges.

Palm Beach Gardens man died in weekend cement truck rollover

Palm Beach Gardens man died in weekend cement truck rollover

A cement company owner from Palm Beach Gardens lost his life Saturday when a cement truck rolled on top of him, authorities said.

Official believes “low potential” for active Zika in local mosquitoes

Official believes “low potential” for active Zika in local mosquitoes

Mosquito control officials have twice been to the home of a Palm Beach County resident with a non-travel case of Zika virus and believe there is “very, very low potential” the person was infected locally or has passed on the virus to mosquitoes in the neighborhood.

Jury finds dealer guilty of selling drugs that killed addict

Jury finds dealer guilty of selling drugs that killed addict

For the first time in Palm Beach County, a drug dealer has been found guilty of selling the drugs that killed an addict.