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  • Collision with the law, Day 2: Cop crashes leave devastated families

    Collision with the law, Day 2: Cop crashes leave devastated families
    Almost three years after her brother's death, Aluria Clarke is still furious. Victor Steen was riding a bicycle in 2009 when a Pensacola police officer tried to pull him over. The 17-year-old didn't stop, so Officer Jerald Ard shot him with a Taser...
  • 21 people killed or maimed by speeding cops in Florida since 2004

    21 people killed or maimed by speeding cops in Florida since 2004
    [Read Part 1 of the Sun Sentinel's investigation here] As the 21-year-old driver pulled toward the intersection, the approaching headlights glinted only faintly in the distance. "They were very far away,'' Heather Meyer said later. "I didn't even know...
  • Woman charged after allegedly stealing bike, baring her breasts at Circle K

    There was quite a show at a Greenacres Circle K on Saturday night. And it was X-rated. A man told police that a woman, later identified as Danielle Moffet stole his bike -- but returned it after a brief spin, reports The Palm Beach Post. He then...
  • Was it over sex or pasta? Man charged with strangling former sister-in-law

    Pedro Almanza-Flores, of Greenacres, a 47-year-old Greenacres man was charged after police say he choked his former sister-in-law, reports The Palm Beach Post. He says the fight started because he wasn't feeling comfortable about their sexual...
  • Neighborhoods crumble as thousands of homes sit in legal limbo, Sun Sentinel finds

    Neighborhoods crumble as thousands of homes sit in legal limbo, Sun Sentinel finds
    Banks that made reckless home loans have been tiptoeing away from foreclosures in a tactic designed to cut their losses. The result: Orphaned, dilapidated homes dot the landscape from Kendall to Lake Worth. There are no owners willing to claim and care...
  • Greenacres tree kept Christmas spirit year-round

    Greenacres tree kept Christmas spirit year-round
    In our eco-challenged world of global warming and deforestation, the holiday tree is struggling to survive as a family tradition. What do we do? Buy the artificial tree that's not biodegradable? Support the sustainable -- but not local -- tree farm?...
  • Writing a Torah requires precision, great patience

    Menachem Mendel Korf, 8, was an integral part of the creation of a holy, sacred document. He wrote the Hebrew letter mem in the word "vayomer," Hebrew for "and he said," in the third line of a new Torah scroll, the Jewish holy book. "If you have one...
  • Turnpike murders: Two sentenced to death

    Drug runners Daniel Troya and Ricardo Sanchez Jr. each received two death sentences followed by four consecutive life sentences Wednesday for slaughtering a Greenacres family -- which included a 3-year-old and a 4-year-old -- alongside the turnpike in...
  • School district leaders promise to listen as curriculum meetings start

    Palm Beach County high school teacher Jane Kirkland on Monday issued a stinging attack on the school district's controversial academic initiatives. "There is a lot of money being thrown away that should go back in the classroom," said Kirkland, of John...
  • Day 4 early voting lines still long in Palm Beach County

     
    With umbrellas, coffee cups and folding chairs in hand, many early voters at Palm Beach County???s election headquarters office west of West Palm Beach came prepared Thursday for a several-hour wait despite a threat of light rain. Few voters......
  • Aronberg, a Democrat, tapped for committee chairmanship

     
    There hasn???t been much love lost in the last year between Senate President Jeff Atwater and Sen. Dave Aronberg, both Palm Beach County senators. Atwater, R-Palm Beach Gardens, scored a high-profile legislative victory last spring when his anti-gangs...