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Past articles by Kathleen:

Mother of runaway girls plea for their safe return

Jupiter Police are searching for two teenage girls who are missing and are believed to have run away.14-year old Danielle Feinberg and her friend 15-year old Hannah Theriault were last seen Thursday n Military Trail outside of the Woodbine Community in Pal → Read More

After terror warning, police agencies ramp up holiday event security

Law enforcement agencies across the nation and right here at home are gearing up for a series of large holiday celebrations after the Department of Homeland Security announced the holiday season could be a target for terrorists and, potentially, create opp → Read More

Mom faces child neglect after kids exposed to heroin

A Lake Park mother is behind bars after sheriff’s officials say she was caught with heroin in front of young children believed to be her own.Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies say they arrived at a West Palm Beach area Circle K convenience store on Milit → Read More

After Ohio State, how safe are South Florida colleges, universities?

The incident at Ohio State is a painful reminder of the potential dangers at local college campuses.How prepared are local college campuses for an attack?Kevin Abel, Dean of Students at Palm Beach Atlantic University, told CBS12 the attack sent shockwaves → Read More

Bahamas fishing deal to help Chinese spy agency: Expert

Thousands of Florida residents and corporations are at risk if a reported deal granting China fishing rights in Bahamian watersmiles off the coast of Florida-- becomes a reality.Lisa Ruth spent more than a dozen years as an intelligence analyst for the CIA → Read More

ISIS targets beaches, neighborhood in new threat

ISIS is calling for lone wolf attacks in quiet neighborhoods and beaches.In a recent edition of its online magazine, the terror group called on jihadists to get over an squeamishness before stunning victims with a baseball bat, then violently stabbing and → Read More

Will Marco Rubio hang onto his Senate seat?

Marco Rubio has been re-elected to the U.S. Senate in Florida.Senator Marco Rubio and his supporters will gather tonight in Miami at the Airport Hilton --- with the hope the night will end In victory and Marco Rubio hangs onto his senate seat.Senator Rubio → Read More

Palm Beach Elections Supervisor predicts record voter turnout

Palm Beach County Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher is predicting record turnout amongst registered county voters-- potentially in the 70% range.That’s well above the 69 percent she saw back in 2012.“I think this has been a very exciting elections cycle,” → Read More

Trump: I will repeal, replace Obamacare

With the race for the White House speeding to an end, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is wrapping up a seven-city whirlwind tour through the battleground state of Florida, where early voting is now underway.In 14 days, we are going to win the state → Read More

1-on-1 with Tim Kaine: 'We're not taking anything for granted'

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) - Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine was in the battleground state of Florida Monday, shoring up support for Hillary Clinton and joining WPEC for a one-on-one interview. We're not taking anything for granted, Kaine → Read More

Skepticism over new Bermuda Triangle theory

The mystery surrounding the Bermuda Triangle has captivated both scientists and pop culture alike.Now, there is a new theory behind why so many planes and ships are believed to have vanished into the sea.The Bermuda Triangle is an area bounded by points in → Read More

Al Gore campaigns for Hillary in Florida

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was in South Florida Tuesday joined by a familiar face: former vice-president Al Gore. The two spoke to a crowd of about 1,600 people during a campaign stop at Miami-Dade College.On the political sidelines fo → Read More

Lake Worth missionary prepares Haitian orphans for Matthew

Palm Beach County is home to one of the largest Haitian and Haitian-American populations in the nation, and as you'd expect, many are watching Hurricane Matthew’s path with anxiety and concern.For missionary Miriam Frederick, it's a race against time 300 m → Read More

Bondi denies 'pay to play' in Trump fraud claim

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi broke her silence on Tuesday to deny a 'pay to play' scheme involving GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.I would never, ever trade any campaign donation, that's absurd, for some type of favor to anyone, Bondi said at a → Read More

Former CIA Director says more terror attacks coming

One of the nation's leading intelligence experts is warning of more acts of terrorism, after recent terrorist attacks on our homeland.We caught up with former CIA Director Porter Goss at a meeting of the Forum Club in West Palm Beach, and he painted a very → Read More

Sen. Marco Rubio tours Riviera Beach housing complex

Roaches, rats, exposed wires, bullet holes.More than 3-months after the feds began investigating the owners of Stonybrook Apartments in Riviera beach, residents say little has changed.Now, angry residents are teaming up with Senator Marco Rubio and city of → Read More

Rudy Giuliani: "9/11 was the worst and greatest day of my life"

As a nation remembers September 11th, one of the nation’s most unifying forces during that dark time is reflecting on that day in an interview with CBS12.Former New York Mayor and part-time Palm Beach resident Rudy Giuliani is widely credited for his leade → Read More

Dengue Fever in Palm Beach County

The Florida Department of Health says dengue fever is now in Palm Beach County.Health experts, along with Mosquito Control, are investigating the case which is travel related.Like Zika, dengue is spread by the bite of an infected 'aedaes egyptae' mosquito → Read More

Gov. Scott: Obama, Congress ‘not a good partner’ in Zika fight

Florida Governor Rick Scott is blasting President Barack Obama and U.S. lawmakers, just one day after Congress rejected additional funding for the fight against Zika.Without federal funding, Scott said that Florida will have to go it alone, tapping into it → Read More

Florida taxpayers bilked by insurance fraud scam

An alleged worker’s compensation scam is pushing the limits and landing South Floridians behind bars. In fact, it’s ripping off not only insurers but also the taxpayer. Investigators with the Florida Department of Financial Services Division of Insurance F → Read More