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Past articles by John:

Bike rider critical after hit and run in Palm Beach Gardens

Not long after midnight Monday a vehicle struck a bicyclist on Alt. A1A south of Donald Ross Road, according to police. . Local News, Weather, Sports | West Palm Beach, Florida | WPTV-TV → Read More

Masked man claiming he had a bomb robs Boca Raton TD Bank, police say

Police describe the suspect as a white man with a muscular or stocky build. → Read More

Merritt Island bank robbery suspect arrested in Fellsmere

A bank robbery suspect from Central Florida was arrested in Fellsmere Wednesday, according to police. → Read More

Jacksonville detective shot, suspect in custody

He was transported by air in life-threatening condition and taken into surgery, the sheriff's office said. → Read More

Motion filed to revoke or increase bond for Dalia Dippolito

An appearance on the TV program 20/20 could cost Dalia Dippolito her freedom. → Read More

Man who robbed elderly woman gets 30 year prison sentence

A man convicted for the home invasion robbery of an 83-year-old woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, according to the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office. → Read More

Shooting in lounge parking lot investigated by Port St. Lucie police

Port St. Lucie police are investigating a shooting in the parking lot of Flavors Lounge early Saturday morning that injured a man. → Read More

Suspect in West Palm Beach bank robbery arrested

One day after a bank was robbed in downtown West Palm Beach police say a suspect is in custody. → Read More

Billie Ann Lieberman charged with arson in deadly Fellsmere house fire, sheriff's office says

82-year-old Alonzo Sharp, who was rescued by a friend, was badly burned and died last night. → Read More

PBSO Foundation awards scholarships

Nearly a dozen high school students will be getting help paying for college thanks to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation. → Read More

22nd Annual Lake Worth Street Painting Festival happens February 20 and 21

Automobiles will make way for art as more than 600 artists color the pavement with pastels. → Read More

Warrants lead to drug arrests in suburban Boca Raton

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office confiscated cash and cocaine after serving search warrants in suburban Boca Raton Friday, according to the sheriff's office. → Read More

Well-dressed bank robbery suspect sought in Jupiter

The man, wearing a hat and tie, targeted a Wells Fargo branch on Indiantown Road Wednesday afternoon, according to police. → Read More

Joshua Daniel Brown: Suspect in West Palm double murder arrested

A man suspected of a double murder in West Palm Beach has been arrested in Washington County, Tennessee. → Read More

Sketches of kidnapping suspects released

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office has released new information in the investigation of a woman's claim that she was abducted from the county and later found in Hialeah Monday morning. → Read More

Circle K robbed in Port St. Lucie

A man used a semi-automatic handgun to rob a Port St. Lucie convenience store early Thursday morning, according to police. → Read More

James Robert Hill: Missing/endangered adult sought

33-year-old James Robert Hill disappeared Tuesday. → Read More

Doctor sues CNN, several of its employees and a Jupiter woman for defamation

A pediatric heart doctor is suing CNN, several of its correspondents as well as a Palm Beach County woman for defamation. → Read More

Florida sets up Zika virus information hotline

As of Friday Florida has 20 confirmed cases of Zika. → Read More

Temporary phone outage at Palm Beach Gardens City Hall

The city says construction crews working outside of the building unintentionally cut the phone lines. → Read More