Lake Worth News

9/19/2017 10:11:00 PM
The Miami Herald
At the time, that bus was rumbling down Florida’s Turnpike. Quintero, 23, bounced off the highway just south of Lake Worth Road in Palm Beach County. He lingered in critical condition before dying Tuesday morning. The chartered bus, loaded with patients ...

9/19/2017 3:35:00 PM
Sun Sentinel
A Palm Beach County jury on Tuesday recommended a life sentence for a man convicted last month of a strangulation murder near Lake Worth 30 years ago. Under a Florida law revised this year, the death penalty cannot be imposed without a unanimous jury vote.

9/19/2017 2:29:00 PM
Chicago Tribune
Clark was convicted last month of first-degree murder. Authorities say 27-year-old Dana Fader was raped and strangled in the back seat of her car in Lake Worth in June 1987. Clark was arrested in 2012 after a national DNA database flagged him as a match ...

9/19/2017 1:29:00 PM
WPTV
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A jury sentenced Rodney Clark to life in prison for the murder of Dana Fader, a Lake Worth woman, in 1987. The jury found Clark guilty of first-degree murder in August. Clark’s trial is the first local case involving the death ...

9/19/2017 12:07:00 PM
mypalmbeachpost.com
Sunday night, Lake Worth Electric Utility reported that all known power outages had been restored. That was also the day that several community organizations planned to host a barbecue event to thank the out-of-town lineman for their hard work with a dinner.

9/19/2017 8:51:00 AM
topix.com
Bill Arnold is tired of living without power at 5556 Lake Osborne Drive in Lake Worth. Bill Arnold hasn't felt a blast of cool air from his house at 5556 Lake Osborne Drive since Hurricane Irma struck.

9/18/2017 10:14:00 PM
The Real Deal
Executives at the firm were not immediately available for comment. Nearby in Lake Worth, the developers of Villages of Windsor in Lake Worth are completing construction of a 320-unit senior housing complex, the Villages of Windsor, which will have 188 ...

9/18/2017 5:46:00 PM
WPTV
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said a teenage girl was hit by a car Monday morning in suburban Lake Worth. The incident occurred at 6:34 a.m. at the corner of Lyons Road near Lake Worth Road. Fire Rescue said the girl was lying in ...

9/18/2017 4:44:00 PM
Sun Sentinel
He was not arrested until late 2012, following a DNA match to evidence collected from the suburban Lake Worth crime scene. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty, based partly on Clark’s prior rape conviction for which he served eight years in a ...

9/18/2017 2:09:00 PM
topix.com
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said a teenage girl was hit by a car Monday morning in suburban Lake Worth. Fire Rescue said the girl was lying in the road when they arrived and had to be taken to a local hospital by helicopter.

9/17/2017 6:42:00 AM
WPBF West Palm Beach on MSN.com
Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies responded to a shooting at 10th Avenue and D Street shortly before 4 a.m. Deputies found an adult male shot in the torso. He was hospitalized and treated for his injuries. There is no suspect information or motive known ...

9/15/2017 6:19:00 PM
WPTV
LAKE WORTH, Fla. - Two men tried breaking into a Lake Worth business without power in the days following Hurricane Irma, according to an arrest report. Deputies reported patrolling Deli Carnitas Gill at 2107 10th Ave N on Sept. 13 when they say they ...

9/15/2017 3:26:00 PM
mypalmbeachpost.com
From the outside, Palm Beach Mobile Homes in Lake Worth appear unaffected by Hurricane Irma. Inside, though, the senior residents are facing a nightmare. They’ve been without power in Lake Worth since the weekend. Many of them can’t drive and can’t ...

9/15/2017 2:18:00 PM
Government Technology
(TNS) - When Mark Sandy saw a Facebook post on Wednesday about a Lake Worth nursing home that was without power, he went to check on a family friend who was living there. “When we showed up, the fire department was there with trucks waiting to take ...

9/15/2017 2:17:00 PM
The Palm Beach Post
The 59-year-old financial consultant bought plane tickets to Detroit, where he intended to watch the Detroit Lions’ NFL home opener against the Arizona Cardinals. “I was going for the fun,” Lepa said. “My planning for the storm was nominal at best.”

9/15/2017 12:47:00 PM
topix.com
Two men tried breaking into a Lake Worth business without power in the days following Hurricane Irma, according to an arrest report. Deputies reported patrolling Deli Carnitas Gill at 2107 10th Ave N on Sept.

9/15/2017 12:30:00 PM
NBC Universal Media
Shawn and Valerie McMahon's Lake Worth home has been without power since Hurricane Irma blew through Sunday, so the couple decided to take Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line up on the offer. “A couple days you could tolerate that, but after two or three days ...

9/15/2017 5:00:00 AM
zillow.com
Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Pitney Bowes and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries. About the ratings: GreatSchools ratings are based on a ...

9/14/2017 8:14:00 PM
topix.com
In the midst of an economic comeback, the city of Lake Worth, Florida, built a renewable energy station on top of what used to be a landfill. This 2-megawatt solar farm is one step in a much larger plan to revitalize the area, both aesthetically and ...

9/14/2017 1:24:00 PM
mypalmbeachpost.com
While thousands of Lake Worth residents are still without power, there’s a group of volunteers giving away free food to anyone who walks by. But regardless of their Good Samaritan act, they could be breaking a code enforcement law. “Food not Bombs ...

9/14/2017 10:29:00 AM
WPTV
Palm Beach County firefighters had more than smoke and flames to contend with when they responded to a call Thursday morning in suburban Lake Worth. When they arrived in the 100 block of Akron Road on a fire call, residents said they had family pets inside ...

9/14/2017 6:37:00 AM
WHIO
Follow Malcolm Ritter at @MalcolmRitter. His recent work can be found here. When Mark Sandy saw a Facebook post on Wednesday about a Lake Worth, Florida, nursing home that was without power, he went to check on a family friend who was living there.

9/14/2017 2:52:00 AM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
When Mark Sandy saw a Facebook post on Wednesday about a Lake Worth, Florida, nursing home that was without power, he went to check on a family friend who was living there. “When we showed up, the fire department was there with trucks waiting to take ...

9/13/2017 9:09:00 PM
Chabad
“It’s really unbelievable. We are planning to increase that number. We have a Chabad center in Lake Worth with a commercial kitchen, and organizers are trying to produce 1,000 meals there alone to deliver to people in need.” To help feed so many ...

9/13/2017 5:09:00 PM
State Journal Register
Fineman, a native of Lake Worth, Florida, already has committed to NCAA Division I Union College in Schenectady, New York. While only 18, he has been tabbed team captain this year. “When you put on the jersey on Friday and Saturday nights, you’re the ...

9/13/2017 3:42:00 PM
apartments.com
Lake Worth, Florida, with its diverse population, year-round sunny weather, and trendy downtown area is the perfect place to find a rental apartment. From surfers to retirees, Lake Worth caters to all comers, and best of all, the beautiful Intracoastal ...

9/13/2017 2:17:00 PM
fortworthtexas.gov
14, 2017; Fort Worth City Credit Union, 2309 Montgomery Street. Lake Worth Regional Coordination Committee: 2 p.m. Sept. 14, 2017; Lake Worth Multi-Purpose Center, 7005 Charbonneau Road, Lake Worth, TX. Backyard Composting 101: 5 p.m. Sept. 14, 2017 ...

9/13/2017 8:12:00 AM
4 Traders
Sept. 13--LAKE WORTH-- The city restored about 26 percent of the residents -- or 7,000 customers -- who were without power Tuesday night. Now about 19,000 customers are still seeking service, according to Walt Gill, assistant director of Lake Worth Utilities.

9/12/2017 9:02:00 PM
The Palm Beach Post
It’s not just FPL customers. On Sunday night, a crucial connection to FPL’s grid went down, and all 27,000 customers of Lake Worth Utilities’ electrical system went dark. Only a fraction of customers, 3,500, had power restored by 2 p.m. Tuesday ...

9/12/2017 7:09:00 PM
WPBF West Palm Beach on MSN.com
Sandy Leufkens walked a WPBF 25 News crew through her home, pointing at the cable snaking through her kitchen. “I put the power strip for the refrigerator,” she said. “Then we have two cords for two fans.” Leufkens has a generator in her backyard ...

9/12/2017 2:11:00 PM
WPTV
The county is working diligently with FPL to restore power as soon as possible. 10th Avenue North and I-95 in Lake Worth 6th Avenue South and I-95 in Lake Worth 6th Avenue South and Dixie in Lake Worth 10th Avenue North and Dixie in Lake Worth Clint Moore ...

9/12/2017 12:44:00 PM
The Miami Herald
Kevin Bohacz, a Lake Worth resident who evacuated to North Carolina and is hoping to return home, wrote to the Miami Herald on Tuesday seeking information he could not get elsewhere. He expects the trip could take days but worries that “there is no ...

9/12/2017 10:09:00 AM
The Atlantic
You can turn around in a full 360-degree circle, and you’ll find something new everywhere you look. Lake Worth is in a unique situation: It has never been part of the central power grid. When the city was incorporated, the original landowners decided to ...

9/12/2017 9:02:00 AM
mypalmbeachpost.com
I promise this isn’t one of those Telenovelas you see on Spanish-language TV. This actually happened to a Lake Worth family. It’s Saturday morning when the Velasquez-Perez family heads for shelter from looming Hurricane Irma. German Velasquez ...

9/11/2017 7:00:00 PM
Newsday
For others, it made superstorm Sandy — which devastated Long Island in 2012 — seem easy. Pat Meyersfield relocated last year to Lake Worth, Florida, from Riverhead, and decided to stay put with her husband, Sandy; her mother, Eleanor Keller ...

9/11/2017 6:34:00 PM
Sun Sentinel
"We were lying on the floor of the closet taking shelter during one of the tornado alerts during the night, and we were both crying," said Jorge Medina, 51, a landscape worker from Lake Worth who came to help his sister weather the storm in Davie.

9/11/2017 6:16:00 PM
WAND 17 HD
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - City Water, Light and Power has announced a crew is making its way to Lake Worth, Florida to assist in post-Hurricane Irma power restoration work. CWLP officials say 12 linemen and one supervisor have been dispatched to help ...

9/11/2017 12:20:00 PM
wpbf.com
WEBVTT BEHIND INTHE STATE OF FLORIDA.TIFFANY:rt LET'S GO TO ALEXBROWNING.ALEX: ON THIS MONDAY AFTERHURRICANE IR MANYrt RESIDENTSGETTING OUTSIDE AND TRIED TOCLEAN UP AFTER THE AFTERMATH.VERY LARGE CYPRESS TREE DOWN INTHE ROAD.THIS WAS ACTUALLY COVERING ...

9/11/2017 8:28:00 AM
New York Times
Henry Fountain from Fort Myers, Fla.; Ben Laffin from Kendale Lakes, Fla.; Jane Smith from Lake Worth, Fla.; Alan Blinder from Orlando, Fla.; Trevor Aaronson from St. Petersburg, Fla.; Jess Bidgood from Tampa, Fla.; Emily Cochrane from West Kendall ...

9/11/2017 5:55:00 AM
WSOC-TV
LAKE WORTH, Fla. - There are storms of the earth and storms of the heart. Walter Villa Toro knows this too well. This is why the 30-year-old undocumented immigrant from Guatemala packed up his young family, boarded up their rental apartment in Lake Worth ...





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