Hurricane Irma bulks back up to a Category 3

Hurricane Irma bulks back up to a Category 3

After weakening overnight Hurricane Irma returned to a Category 3 storm Friday afternoon but packing more punch than a day earlier, the said. The storm strengthened throughout the day. As of the 5 p.m. advisory, Irma’s maximum sustained winds were whipping at 120 mph, up 10 mph from 11 a.m. The storm system was located about 1495 miles from the eastern Caribbean Islands, or about 2,760 miles from South Florida, […]

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It’s a girl! Serena Williams gives birth at St. Mary’s Medical Center

It’s a girl! Serena Williams gives birth at St. Mary’s Medical Center

Tennis superstar gave birth to a baby girl at St. Mary’s Medical Center, reports. CBS12 reporter Thomas Forester confirmed Williams checked into the hospital Wednesday and has the entire first floor cleared, no one can get in without going through security. Williams in April. She posted it on by accident. The Palm Beach Gardens resident  Alexis Ohanian, 33. This is their first child. The 23-time major winner has said she […]

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Think Hurricane Harvey-type flooding can’t hit South Florida? Think again

Think Hurricane Harvey-type flooding can’t hit South Florida? Think again

Seventy years ago, back-to-back hurricanes dumped enough rain to make South Florida look as if it had slipped into the sea. Waves washed across Las Olas Boulevard. Mannequins floated inside a flooded department store. Rising waters marooned hundreds of cars and turned highways into rivers. Cattle that roamed western farmland sought refuge atop levees. The scenes from the resemble the images from Houston, where pummeled Texas with a record-breaking rain […]

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Girl, 16, and two men charged with killing MMA fighter Aaron Rajman

Girl, 16, and two men charged with killing MMA fighter Aaron Rajman

The mother of a 16-year-old West Boca girl says her daughter is being used as a pawn after a grand jury indicted the teen for the killing of mixed martial arts fighter Aaron Rajman. Summer Church, 16, along with Roberto Ortiz of and Jace Swinton of Margate, both 18, were booked into the Palm Beach County jail Friday morning after being indicted for Rajman’s killing, said sheriff’s office spokesman Eric […]

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Condo residents seek cheaper option in making fire-protection upgrades

Condo residents seek cheaper option in making fire-protection upgrades

A state law is supposed to make condos safer from fire, but most buildings plan to save money by protecting only their common areas, not individual units. The law requires condo buildings and built before 1994 to either install sprinklers in each unit or fortify fire protection to the satisfaction of a safety inspector. Giving condo buildings a second option — where they pass a safety inspection with modern fire […]

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