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  • Florida woman missing for 20 days found alive, naked, trapped in storm drain

    03/24/2021 4:58:03 PM PDT · by billorites · 52 replies
    WFLA News ^ | March 24, 2021
    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) – A Florida woman who was reported missing on March 3 was rescued from a storm drain Tuesday, authorities said. The unidentified woman, believed to be in her 40s, was found naked and trapped in a storm drain in Delray Beach. Someone passing by heard her cries for help and called 911, officials said. Firefighters responded and removed the storm grate, lowered down a ladder and lifted the woman to safety. “She was unable to stand up,” Delray Beach Fire Rescue spokeswoman Dani Moschella told WPLG. “She didn’t have any clothes on. She was very dirty....
  • Express lane construction to start on I-95 this month

    01/22/2020 8:42:24 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 2 replies
    FOX 29 WFLX ^ | January 15, 2020 | Scripps
    Your commute could get worse before it gets better along a stretch of Interstate 95 in Palm Beach County. Later this month, crews will begin adding express lanes from Glades Road in Boca Raton to Linton Boulevard in Delray Beach. For realtor Ricky Hen, this is great news. "Traffic is awful to be honest with you," said Hen. The Florida Department of Transportation will add two tolled express lanes along that stretch of I-95 in southern Palm Beach County. "I think it's great idea," said Hen. "I think it will help a lot and add a lot and help a...
  • Amb. Faith Whittlesey, Reagan Revolutionary and Conservative Pioneer, Dead at 79

    05/21/2018 5:25:10 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 21, 2018 | Staff
    Faith Whittlesey, President Ronald Reagan’s ambassador to Switzerland, who helped popularize the message of the “Reagan Revolution” and advocated for a staunch, traditional conservatism for decades, passed away Monday at 79. Whittlesey, lately of Delray Beach, Florida, succumbed to a long bout with cancer in Washington, DC, surrounded by family and friends.
  • SunPass, E-ZPass compatibility remains in limbo

    04/17/2017 7:49:38 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 36 replies
    The Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | January 14, 2017 | Wayne K. Roustan
    Josh Kalin drives between Delray Beach and Delaware a couple times a year to visit his son and he has to have a SunPass and an E-ZPass account to pay the tolls. "It's a pain in the neck," said the 80-year-old retired opthalmologist. There's no end in sight. Although Congress required that all state toll systems be compatible by October 2016, the deadline passed and no new target date has been set. "We are unaware of any federal action as a result of the missed [deadline]," said Chad Huff, with Florida Turnpike Enterprise. Florida's SunPass, Georgia's Peach Pass, and North...
  • Florida Church Defaced With Satanic Symbols

    05/13/2016 2:45:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    churchmilitant.com ^ | May 13, 2016 | Joseph Pelletier
    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (ChurchMilitant.com) - Police are investigating acts of vandalism and subsequent threats levied against a Catholic church in Florida. According to reports, Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Delray Beach, Florida was defaced Tuesday night by unknown vandals who spray painted satanic symbols and other imagery on multiple statues and the sides of church buildings. An office administrator, who first discovered the crimes Wednesday morning, asserts pentagrams and other "satanic" signs were painted on the walls. Additionally, three statues had black masks and capes spray painted on them. "It was awful to look at," the church employee,...
  • Cuba accused of slavelike labor deal

    10/28/2006 4:31:44 PM PDT · by cll · 16 replies · 643+ views
    The Miami Herald ^ | 10/28/2006 | Frances Robles
    The Cuban government conspired with a Curacao ship repair company to provide practically slave labor fixing up vessels, including Miami-based cruise ships, and kept workers under harsh conditions, a lawsuit filed in U.S. District court in Miami alleges. The civil suit filed before Judge James Lawrence King alleges that up to 100 Cuban shipyard workers are forced to work against their will at Curacao Drydock Co., a ship repair company with an agent in Delray Beach, Klattenberg Marine Associates. The suit, filed by three workers who escaped and now live in Florida, alleges they were ordered to work 16-hour shifts...
  • Cops: Restaurant strip show gets former Channel 7 exec arrested

    01/26/2011 12:49:45 PM PST · by raccoonradio · 63 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 1/26/11 | Jessica Heslam
    Ex-Channel 7 honcho Randi Goldklank — who resigned from the Boston station after a booze-fueled, airport tirade in 2008 — was arrested in Florida Sunday night after dancing like a stripper in a restaurant and threatening to put the arresting officer on the news, police said. Delray Beach police were called to The Office at 9:35 p.m. because an intoxicated woman was “doing innappropriate acts” and refused to leave, according to the police report, obtained by the Herald. Restaurant staff called police, saying Goldklank was “touching herself, removing her top and dancing on a pole like a stripper,” according to...
  • Couple to file suit against meter man

    09/15/2010 12:03:12 PM PDT · by brytlea · 124 replies
    WSVN-TV ^ | September 15, 2010
    I'm sorry, I can't tell if it's ok to excerpt any of it, but basically it's a video with an article about a whole selection of idiots, one a volunteer meter man who got angry and lashed out and a woman and her husband who caught it on video and want to sue (over what damages I cannot imagine).
  • Smoke-free beach idea ignites debate

    09/26/2006 8:32:36 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 66 replies · 1,095+ views
    Palm Beach Post ^ | September 26, 2006 | Will Vash
    Standing strapped to a boogie board as his children surfed the waves of the Pacific Ocean, Cocoa Beach Mayor Skip Beeler kept looking down at the cool California summer sand sifting between his toes. Something wasn't right. "I started thinking this was so clean, I haven't seen any cigarette butts," Beeler said. "Then I thought if it works there, it can work here." Beeler's efforts to emulate California's example by banning smoking on the beach in his popular seaside town and a recent suggestion by Delray Beach Mayor Jeff Perlman to separate smokers and non-smokers on that city's beach have...
  • Delray officials field angry calls in teen's shooting

    03/01/2005 10:09:42 AM PST · by WL-law · 17 replies · 645+ views
    Palm Beach Post | Tuesday, March 01, 2005 | By Dani Davies
    Rookie killed boy driving away after being told to stop. DELRAY BEACH — The young police officer who shot and killed a teenager outside a school dance Saturday night had been on solo duty less than a month, police said Monday. Darren Cogoni, 23, who completed field training Feb. 3, fired into a car driven by 16-year-old Jerrod Miller about 9 p.m. on the campus of the Delray Full Service Center. The Olympic Heights High School sophomore died a short time later. Death of Jerrod Miller • Witness tells how shooting unfolded Photo gallery • Complete coverage of shooting More...