Katie Johnson, WPTV

Katie Johnson


West Palm Beach, FL, United States

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Past articles by Katie:

Tricia Todd's ex-husband will be formally sentenced on Friday after taking plea deal for 35 years

Tricia Todd's ex-husband will go before a judge Friday for his formal sentencing hearing. → Read More

Day 2 of New York Mets Instructional League still draws big crowd thanks to Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow continued to attract a crowd during day two of instructional league at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie on Tuesday. → Read More

Wellington woman heartbroken after her wedding ring was stolen at a mall due to a 'simple mistake'

Nicole Benjoino said it was a simple mistake that caused her wedding ring to be stolen. → Read More

Flagler Bridge project delayed again

There is another delay to the Flagler Bridge renovation project, which is already two years behind schedule. → Read More

Researchers say dogs' brains react to words and tone of voice just like a human brain

A new study out of Hungary finds dogs' brains react to certain words and tone of voice just like a human brain. → Read More

American Red Cross closely watching the tropics, getting volunteers ready to work in shelters

Staff with the American Red Cross say the agency is closely monitoring what's happening in the tropics right now. → Read More

Is it safe to stay in my apartment or condo during a storm?

Is it safe to stay in my apartment or condo during a storm? → Read More

Lanes reopen after deadly Turnpike crash

One person died and several others were injured on the Florida Turnpike near Jupiter Friday. The driver of an SUV swerved into a Turnpike maintenance truck parked on the side of the road and flipped upon impact into the path of a semi, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Truck driver Suni Abdalla was driving to Miami from Orlando and watched the crash unfold. "It's really scary. We were… → Read More

Artificial reef built to honor cancer survivor

An artificial reef built to represent a local woman is now underwater. The woman featured on the reef is fighting breast cancer for the third time. → Read More

Michael Phelps bruises: Physician breaks down "cupping," and says it's not just for Olympic athletes

You may have noticed some strange markings on some Olympic athletes. On Sunday, you could see dark, circular bruises across Michael Phelps' back and shoulders. The bruises come from cupping, a technique used to relieve muscle tension and get rid of toxins in your body, according to Leanne Mitchell. → Read More

CDC Director meets with Governor Scott, state and local leaders in response to Zika cases contracted

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, visited the Wynwood community on Thursday. → Read More

Concerns rise among tourism industry surrounding Zika virus in south Florida

On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel warning that advised pregnant women and their partners not to travel to a section of Miami-Dade County. → Read More

Federal agency offering financial aid to businesses affected by lingering algae problem

Low interest, long-term recovery loans are designed to help businesses obtain operating capital. → Read More

Riviera Beach mother "overjoyed" to be reunited with her 8-month old twins after father took them

It's been a tough few days for Charmal Williams. → Read More

Local law enforcement officers headed to Dallas to help support friends and family of fallen officer

Two members of the West Palm Beach Police Department are headed to Dallas, Texas to take part in the funerals for officers killed during last week's shootings. → Read More

National coverage of algae crisis raising awareness of problem, but creating other problems

While Treasure Coast residents agree the news coverage has been successful at raising awareness for the problem, they say it's also created another problem. → Read More

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers changing up patterns on Lake Okeechobee discharges

There was a noticeable difference at the St. Lucie Lock on Thursday. → Read More

Darryl Fornatora: Missing surfer's parents receive man's cell phone from Dominican Republic

Nancy and Gil Fornatora finally have another item that belonged to their son, Darryl. → Read More

Blue-green algae spotted across Lake Worth Lagoon, DEP testing waters to find out if it's toxic

Residents who live along the Lake Worth Lagoon have spotted blue-green algae in the water over the past few days. → Read More

Coastal Living magazine coming to Stuart as county ramps up efforts to bring tourists during summer

The Martin County Office of Tourism and Marketing is launching a new campaign with the goal of bringing more tourists to the area during the slower summer months. → Read More