Tag Archives: West Palm Beach

Teen Charged For Terror Threat Against FL Pride Event

West Palm Beach’s ABC News affiliate reports: A 17-year-old is in Canadian custody for threatening a mass shooting in West Palm Beach after an international investigation. The suspect made an online threat to shoot people at the “Pride on the Block” event downtown Sunday. “I can say through his statement that there’s no remorse,” Deputy Chief Rick Morris said during …

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West Palm Beach Condo Towers Dump Trump Name

Business Insider reports: The board of the Trump Plaza condominium complex in West Palm Beach has voted unanimously to remove Trump from its name. The vote comes after a violent insurrection by Trump supporters left five dead in early January. Trump later became the first president to get impeached twice. Residents of the complex will have to vote on a …

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Trump Casts Early In-Person Vote In West Palm Beach

The Palm Beach Post reports: President Donald Trump is casting his vote this morning at the Palm Beach County main library on Summit Boulevard. It marks the first time an incumbent president votes, in-person, in Florida. Trump did vote in both the March 17 presidential primary and the Aug. 18 general primary, but those ballots were sent as absentee votes. …

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Florida City Plays Baby Shark To Drive Away Homeless

The Palm Beach Post reports: The city of West Palm Beach has launched a music offensive, playing torturous sound loops all night long of the children’s song “Baby Shark” to keep the homeless from lying about the patio of the city’s Lake Pavilion. The pavilion, a glass-walled events venue that overlooks the waterfront and downtown’s Great Lawn, hosted 164 events …

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Mark Foley, Mayor Of West Palm Beach?

Former GOP Rep. Mark Foley, who resigned in 2006 after it was revealed that he’d sent lewd text messages to male congressional pages, is considering running for mayor of West Palm Beach, Florida. On Wednesday, Foley confirmed that friends and colleagues have gauged his interest in the wide-open mayoral race that so far has just two official candidates in Commissioners …

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Slain AIDS Activist’s Memorial This Sunday

A memorial service for slain AIDS activist Michael “La La” Brown will be held this Sunday at 6:30PM at Bryant Park in Lake Worth, Florida. The park is also host that day to Palm Beach County’s Pridefest, for whom Brown was a recent Grand Marshall. Brown, 50, was a beloved bon vivant, a pillar of the South Florida gay community, …

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FL Gay Activist Michael Brown Murdered

Beloved South Florida gay bar owner and AIDS activist Michael Brown, 50, was found murdered in his West Palm Beach home on Friday. Brown’s presumed killer, Brant Hines, 27, stayed in Brown’s home for two days after the murder before hanging himself on a bedroom door. Brown and Hines had had a turbulent off and on relationship for several years. …

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