Thursday, June 20

World Cup Cricket: Why has the USA been so successful?

NOTE: I was working as a press officer for the ICC during the Group Stage, so was unable to write about the tournament until now. Hence why this article is […] The post World Cup Cricket: Why has the USA been so successful? appeared first on The Boca Raton Tribune. Read More

Pet owners whose dogs died ‘glad there was justice’ after Nikki Carmelengo arrested

The front gate at Pawsitively Paradise in Palm City was wide open Wednesday. It appeared that no one was home on the day the kennel and training facilitys owner, Nikki Carmelengo, was arrested. Turner Benoit of Jupiter Farms told WPTV that his mother's puppy died at the facility in March. When he suspected something was wrong with the dog's death, he called police. Turner bought the dog, named Flurry, for his mother. She boarded the goldendoodle at Pawsitively Paradise for a week, hoping the puppy would be trained and cared for. However, Turner said he got the call from Carmelengo telling him the dog was dead at her facility. He asked her to take the body to a veterinarian, and the sheriff's office was able to get a necropsy an autopsy for animals performed on Flurry's body. The Martin Co...

Construction worker possibly drowned in the Woodbury Lake community

A construction worker reportedly fell into the lake at the Gardens of Woodberry residential complex while working on repairing a pipe near the lake, Wednesday. Jordan Lee, has lived in Woodberry for 25 years, he said it was early this afternoon when police and fire rescue officials swarmed the area. First thing I heard was the sirens, and they were loud. #BREAKING Palm Beach Gardens police are investigating after a victim drowned in a lake at the Gardens of Woodberry neighborhood. The victim was retrieved from the lake and was taken to the hospital. Zitlali Solache (@zitlalisolache) June 19, 2024 He and other neighbors said a group of construction workers were repairing a pipe near the lake since Monday. Palm Beach Gardens Police officers and Palm Beach Garde...

‘Workforce right here within our school district:’ Health care company hires recent Martin County grad

A health care agency in Martin County is now partnering with the Martin County School District to hire recent graduates, after seeing a career education program highlighted here on WPTV. Brian Lopez just graduated from South Fork High School in Martin County. He was a part of the medical academy program there and earned his CNA license, or Certified Nursing Assistant. Lopez says he wanted to get involved in the medical field after watching health care workers care for his grandfather when he was younger. He enjoyed being a part of the medical academy program. "The hands on, the hands on I would say it really puts you through a different perspective," he says. He got his CNA license in May, now all he needed was a job. "The certification, I felt really prepared for it, I passed it no prob...

Police believe there may be more victims from shuttered Port St. Lucie cosmetic surgery center

WPTV keeps digging into a now-closed cosmetic surgery center in Port St. Lucie that led to four recent arrests. We wanted to know why it took two years from the initial complaint until the arrests. WPTV reporter Jon Shainman spoke with plastic surgeon Dr. Greg DeLange this week, who saw some of the victims after their initial work at the now-closed Cosmetica Plastic Surgery in Port St. Lucie "What I do takes 10-15 years of training, and they were going for a long time until the state shut them down," DeLange said. Port St. Lucie police said Cosmetica Plastic Surgery started as a legitimate business with a doctor. But investigators said staff ended up taking over and performing procedures without the doctor's knowledge and one man, Adley DaSilva, was performing surgery, but was only a phys...

World Cup Cricket: USA runs South Africa close in Super 8 opener

Team USA coming off qualification in Lauderhill from the Group Stage in the T20 Cricket World Cup (which happened in Lauderhill) fell to South Africa by 16 runs today. The […] The post World Cup Cricket: USA runs South Africa close in Super 8 opener appeared first on The Boca Raton Tribune. Read More

Walgreens evacuated after man claimed he had a bomb

A suspect was detained after handing a Walgreens clerk a note indicating he had a bomb, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. This happened at a Walgreens at 963 S. Military Trail, at the corner of Summit Blvd. and Military Trail, on Wednesday afternoon. The Walgreens was evacuated and law enforcement is making sure the area is safe. Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said it is not sending the bomb squad at this time, as no device has been detected. Read More

GUNS DRAWN: Port St. Lucie police respond to armed person inside vehicle at shopping center

Port St. Lucie police on Wednesday have swarmed a shopping plaza with their guns drawn because of an armed person inside a vehicle, authorities said. In a post on X at approximately 2 p.m., Port St. Lucie police said officers are in the parking lot of the Landings at Tradition, located in the 10500 block of Southwest Village Parkway. Police said there is an "armed barricaded subject in a motor vehicle." "Please avoid the area as there is a heavy police presence," the police department wrote on X. A photo from the police department showed at least three officers in the parking lot with their guns drawn, along with multiple police cruisers and what appeared to be an armored law enforcement vehicle. This is a breaking news story and will be updated. Read More