Lantana motel murder suspect captured

LANTANA, Fla. (CBS12) — A man wanted for murder is behind bars after a year on the run. Jail records show 29-year-old Andre Ramirez is being held on a murder charge at the Palm Beach County Jail. He's been wanted since June 26 when Lantana Police found the body of...
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Fire, Identify, Publicly Ridicule Unvaccinated: Here’s What Florida Readers Are Saying

In Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach and Across Florida, Growing Anger, Resentment Towards Those Who Choose To Be Unvaccinated. BY: STAFF REPORT | BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Readers are not holding back when sharing what they think should happen to eligible Floridians who choose to go […] The article Fire, Identify, Publicly Ridicule Unvaccinated: Here’s What Florida Readers Are Saying appeared first on
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Delray Beach,

Thieves stealing cash registers in Delray Beach

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Delray Beach Police are warning business owners not to leave money in their cash registers overnight after thieves smashed windows and stole cash registers at two businesses in one night. Delray Nails, The Girls Strawberry Patch and Bambini's Pizzeria--which are two stores under one roof---were...
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Gov. Ron DeSantis rejects mandates, 'Faucian dystopia' amid COVID-19 surge

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed last year that Florida would never go back after a statewide shutdown to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. If his words at the American Legislative Exchange Council's annual meeting in Utah are any indication, he's holding true to that stance, even as Florida leads the nation in COVID-19 variant cases.
Martin County,

Treasure Coast pediatrician recommends school mask mandate

A pediatrician is recommending school districts on the Treasure Coast reinstate a mask mandate. The guidance comes from the CDC, which now advocates anyone inside of a school to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. "We have always been pro mask, wear the mask. Even when I see it...

Chicken wing prices double for South Florida restaurants

Today is national chicken wing day, and you may have noticed the price at restaurants have gone up. Here's why you're paying more when you eat out. "The price of chicken wings has literally gone up 100%," said Vicky Parmelee, owner of Jumby Bay Island Grill in Jupiter. "There's supply...
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Boynton man charged with shooting deputy held with no bond

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Thomas Robarge, 61, is facing life in prison for allegedly shooting a Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputy trying to conduct a search warrant at Robarge's home Wednesday. Robarge was in first appearance Thursday morning. According to the probable cause document, sheriff's street team agents were...
West Palm Beach,

Hospitals, pharmacy seeing more pediatric cases of COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases rise, a spokesman for the Palm Beach Health Network said local hospitals are seeing an increase in patients, including pediatric cases. At the Progress Pharmacy in West Palm Beach, Stephanie Siroff is worried. "As a pharmacist and mother of three, I'm mostly concerned now for pediatrics because...

Test scores drop for Florida students, major decline in math

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — The COVID slide on full display with the release of statewide standardized testing scores Thursday, with the sharpest decline in math. The Florida Department of Education said Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) scores illustrate the significant value of in person learning and the continued need for additional support to recover lost learning.
Boynton Beach,

Mask requirements at city buildings grow as COVID surges

More cities are requiring masks inside their public buildings regardless of vaccination status. Boynton Beach and Delray Beach are the latest to announce the changes. Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order that prevented mask mandates cities are still able to make these mask requirements. Officials with the city of...