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Deputies: Missing girl found dead in pond behind home

Jan. 11, 2023 17:57 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A six-year-old girl has been found dead in a retention pond after going missing from a South Florida home, authorities said. Deputies responded to reports of a missing autistic girl in the West Palm Beach neighborhood Tuesday evening, a Palm Beach...

Drawbridge operator avoids prison for bicyclist's death

Jan. 11, 2023 16:59 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A drawbridge operator who killed a bicyclist last year when she raised the spans before making sure they were clear has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in a deal that allows her to avoid prison time. Artissua Paulk, 43, was sentenced to eight years of...

Michigan graduate assistant a trailblazer for female coaches

Dec. 30, 2022 12:59 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Mimi Bolden-Morris had a trailblazing season at Michigan, becoming what is believed to be the first female graduate assistant football coach at a power conference school since the late 1980s. If her mother didn't call coach Jim Harbaugh, it wouldn't have...

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...