| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Thousands of Palm Beach County homes will be taken out of flood zone maps in a preliminary federal plan, county officials said.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday evening posted the proposed maps for the county on the agency's new Flood...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 10:25 AM
UPDATE: The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday that the the digital maps of the preliminary Palm Beach County flood zone were mailed the day after the paper maps were mailed.
"The county and communities are free to post them on their...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Rising pension and health care fees are costing Boynton Beach.
City officials expect that this year's general fund will increase by about $2 million, from $71.3 million last year to $73.3 million this year. The increase is partially due to rising health...
| Sep 10, 2014
Residents of Palm Beach County and its municipalities are invited to look at newly revised preliminary digital flood insurance rate maps for the county.
The new maps were produced through a partnership between Palm Beach County, the South Florida Water...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:59 AM
Property owners in Palm Beach County can finally see whether they'll still need flood insurance.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued proposed flood maps for the county — the first updates in more than 30 years — and county...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Homeowners in Palm Beach County are about to find out whether they'll still need to buy flood insurance.
Federal officials in the next few weeks will release preliminary flood zone maps for the county, the first done in more than 30 years.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:40 PM
The Pembroke Pines Police Department has released a free smartphone application that allows users to upload photos and GPS information to report possible crimes.
The MyPD app can be used on both iPhone or Android phones and is not intended for use during...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:53 PM
Paul Girello doesn't have to buy flood insurance anymore.
The Pembroke Pines resident recently received a letter from his mortgage lender confirming his home is no longer in a high-risk flood zone and, as a result, flood insurance coverage is no...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Surveillance drones that hunt drug smugglers along the Mexican border could soon be grounded. Installation of pole-top cameras and ground sensors to intercept illegal crossings might be delayed.
About $44 million has already been diverted from the...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:18 PM
A wildfire that scorched more than 30,000 acres in Santa Clarita last year was caused by electrical power lines, federal officials said Monday.
Although the U.S Forest Service said in a statement that power lines caused the Powerhouse fire, officials...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Tuesday he had ordered five dozen additional criminal investigators to Texas to prosecute human smugglers responsible for bringing children across the border illegally.
Johnson disclosed the...