Latest West Palm Beach News

Report: Classified items found at Trump storage unit in Fla.

Dec. 07, 2022 17:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least two items marked as classified were found in a storage unit in West Palm Beach, Florida, after lawyers for former President Donald Trump arranged for a firm to search for additional classified material, according to a published report Wednesday. The items were provided...

Maye, Kancey, Elko, Verse highlight AP All-ACC selections

Dec. 06, 2022 14:04 PM EST

North Carolina quarterback Drake Maye is the unanimous choice as The Associated Press offensive player of the year in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Pittsburgh tackle Calijah Kancey was named the league’s top defensive player. Duke’s Mike Elko, whose Blue Devils improved five...

Teacher needed emergency surgery, got married at hospital

Nov. 25, 2022 03:13 AM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Daniel Pecoraro and Lisa Siegel weren’t supposed to get married on a Monday. But from his hospital bed on Nov. 7, Pecoraro decided that day was going to be the happiest day of their lives. He had been admitted to HCA Florida JFK...

Hurricane Nicole forms; Florida awaits rare November storm

Nov. 09, 2022 22:12 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida-bound storm strengthened into Hurricane Nicole on Wednesday evening as it pounded the Bahamas, and U.S. officials ordered evacuations that included former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club. It’s a rare November hurricane for storm-weary Florida,...

Tropical Storm Nicole churns toward Bahamas, Florida

Nov. 08, 2022 22:19 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicole churned toward the northwestern Bahamas and Florida's Atlantic coastline on Tuesday, gradually gaining strength as it neared hurricane strength, forecasters said. Nicole reached 70 mph (110 kph) late Tuesday, just shy of the 74 mph (119 kph) to...

Guilty: Huffing driver reached 100 mph; crash killed family

Oct. 27, 2022 09:26 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A young man who killed a family in a high-speed crash after ingesting household dust cleaner has been convicted of vehicular homicide. Jurors found Paul Streater, now 25, guilty of four counts of vehicular homicide in the 2018 crash, which killed a...

Demings goes on attack against Rubio in Fla. Senate debate

Oct. 19, 2022 11:33 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings of Florida went on the attack Tuesday in her first debate against Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, accusing him of being a serial liar, while Rubio criticized her for supporting President Joe Biden’s economic agenda. Rubio, a two-term...

Rescuers flock together to save 275 parrots stranded by Ian

Oct. 04, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

PINE ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Will Peratino and his partner Lauren Stepp would not leave their Pine Island compound, even as authorities pleaded with residents to abandon their homes because of damaged roads, including a collapsed bridge that prevented deliveries of food, gas and other life-sustaining...

Employers finding new ways to find, retain workers

Sep. 17, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Extra workers are needed every winter tourist season at the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort & Spa, but this year, inventive minds turned a standard job search into art. Using the hotel’s beach as a canvas, hotel officials arranged...