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Car burglaries increase during coronavirus pandemic in Palm Beach County

Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg says car burglaries are the latest crime to spike in relation to the coronavirus pandemic. Aronberg told WPTV Channel 5 News that the burglaries they are seeing are not when people smash through the windows, but when burglars life the handle and the door is open. Aronberg says […]

1 million doses of anti-malaria drug heading to Florida to treat coronavirus patients

According to Gov. Ron DeSantis, one million doses of a drug used to treat malaria and lupus are being shipped to Florida to treat coronavirus patients. Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Tuesday that Amneal Pharmaceuticals is sending a massive shipment of hydroxychloroquine to the state and it’s expected to arrive on Wednesday. Teva Pharmaceuticals is also […]

Florida man attacks cellmate after being asked for ‘courtesy flush’

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office say 53-year-old Gilford Abshire attacked and beat his cellmate Monday morning after the cellmate asked him for a “courtesy flush.” Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Adam Linhardt said the 65-year-old victim, who was in jail for violating his probation on DUI and drug-related charges, told deputies he was upset at Abshire […]

Palm Beach County leaders say social distancing seems to be working

On Tuesday, Palm Beach County leaders held a news conference for updates on the coronavirus. Leaders said they believe that social distancing within the community seems to be working. “In the next, maybe 30 days or so, we could actually see some hope at the end of the tunnel,” said Dr. Alina Alonso, the health […]

Fla. Lawmaker makes plea for early release of some Florida prisoners

Democratic State Sen. Bobby Powell,who represents District 30 in Palm Beach County, is requesting that some inmates be released early amid the coronavirus outbreak. Powell says this could help combat the spread of coronavirus in correctional facilities. Powell,who is the incoming chair of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus, said he plans to send a letter to […]

Body of Robert F. Kennedy’s granddaughter found; son still missing

Police in Maryland are reporting that they have found the body of Robert F. Kennedy’s granddaughter several days after she and her 8-year-old son went missing in a canoe accident. Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean’s body was found on Monday in 25 feet of water, a little more than 2 miles south of her mother’s residence, […]

US Army to halt basic training

The U.S Army says it will briefly stop sending new recruits to basic training in an effort to slowdown the occurrence of the coronavirus in the military. The announcement was made Monday despite the Pentagon’s fears that the decision could potentially affect their ability to field forces for months or even years to come. The […]

NYC hospital where nurse died, to offer staff testing after protest

Mount Sinai hospitals says they will make coronavirus test kits available to staff members after several workers held a protest over the lack of adequate personal protective equipment and the inability for staff members to be tested at the hospital. Staff members at the New York hospital told NBC News that even though a nurse […]

South County Testing Site Opens in Delray Beach

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — In an effort to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus, Palm Beach County officially opened a second COVID-19 testing site at the South County Civic Center in Delray Beach Tuesday. The drive-through testing site is located at 16700 Jog Road. Testing is done by appointment only and is only available […]