A 9-year-old boy was killed Monday when the school bus he was on turned in front of a fully loaded tractor-trailer and was hit broadside, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Three people reported falling ill Tuesday after exposure to a suspicious powder in the mail room of the state attorney's office in West Palm Beach, Florida, a city spokesman said.
West Palm Beach Fire Rescue responded to a white powder exposure at the Palm Beach County State Attorneys Office.
Three women kicked off an AirTran plane bound for New York say a "bully" flight attendant is to blame.
Carol Gray on why she was removed from an AirTran plane, and Executive Travel magazine's Janet Libert on fliers rights.
The Thanksgiving holiday is not only one of the busiest times to travel but it's also the most expensive. And this year it will only get worse.
The investigation into how four mentally disabled people ended up locked in a filthy basement boiler room now reaches "way beyond the borders of Philadelphia," the city's police commissioner said Monday.
Before Saturday, a Florida teenager who sent or received nude photos or video could have been charged with a felony and forced to register as a sex offender.
A federal courthouse in West Palm Beach, Florida, was evacuated Monday because of a U-Haul vehicle parked outside, but authorities cleared the vehicle after an investigation, a city spokesman said.
A list of the top five 2011 U.S. cities with the lowest and highest tourism taxes is out, showing cost differences in as much as 56% on average, according to an annual study by the Global Business Travel Association Foundation.
The husband and father of two reportedly had an affair with a young Florida TV reporter
Charles and Jill Segal have not made a mortgage payment in nearly five years -- but they continue to live in their five-bedroom West Palm Beach, Fla. home.
A Florida prosecutor says she intends to seek the death penalty against the parents charged in their child's death.
A Florida prosecutor told the court she intends to seek the death penalty in a case where a 10-year-old girl was found dead in the back of her father's truck. Carmen and Jorge Barahona, the adopted parents of the girl, Nubia Barahona, have been charged with first-degree murder.
You've probably seen the smoke-filled, glass-encased fishbowls that play host to smokers if you've passed through some of the nation's largest airports in recent years.
Child protective investigators in Florida had "prior involvement" with the family of the two children found dead in a canal this month, an official said Tuesday.
About seven months before two children were found stuffed dead inside luggage and floating in a south Florida canal, the body of a woman police believe was their mother was discovered in a landfill, a Delray Beach police spokeswoman said Friday.
The tragic case of Jorge Barahona of Florida is yet another reminder of the shortcomings of the nation's child protective service systems.
They had blood relatives in Houston who wanted to adopt them.
A Florida exterminator and father of four children adopted from Florida's foster care system has told police that a body found in the pest-control truck he was driving is one of them -- his 10-year-old daughter, authorities said Wednesday.
A Florida father found in a contaminated pest control truck with his seriously injured son and a bagged body has been charged with aggravated child abuse, authorities said Tuesday night.
A man who fled his trial on drug and racketeering charges in 1979 and eluded police in several different countries while on the run was arrested Thursday at a Florida senior living community, U.S. Marshals said.
St. Petersburg Police Chief Charles Harmon says the officers who lost their lives in a shootout with a suspect are heroes.
Two Florida police officers died after being ambushed by a wanted criminal, hiding in an attic. One in Indianapolis lapsed into a coma, after being shot during an otherwise routine traffic stop. And then there were the four in Michigan, wounded after a man entered their precincts and began indiscriminately spraying bullets.
Lula Belle the camel was dropped from the cast after she fell into occupied pews during a dress rehearsal for Friday night's premiere of a West Palm Beach, Florida, Christmas concert.
The singer and her family "are thrilled" to welcome the babies
Three boaters in South Florida have made it back to worried friends and family on dry land, three days after they went missing when their 32-foot boat broke down during what was supposed to be a one-day fishing trip 20 miles off of West Palm Beach.
Three men were discovered off the coast of Jacksonville, three days after their boat broke down. WJXX reports.
A man died Wednesday after filming underwater for National Geographic near Boynton Beach Inlet in Florida, according to the Palm Beach County Sherriff's Office in West Palm Beach, Florida.
As terrible as it is to lose your house to foreclosure, at least it's a relief to put your biggest financial headache behind you, right?
A tip from a television viewer led to the arrest of a Florida man accused of killing four of his family members on Thanksgiving Day, authorities said early Sunday.
Six-year-old Makayla Sitton didn't get to act in The Nutcracker Ballet. The night before she was to go on stage, she was shot to death with three others in a home in Jupiter, Florida.
Some of the stimulus money from the U.S. government is going to programs that help young adults find jobs.
Fourteen thoroughbred horses dropped dead in a mysterious scene Sunday before a polo match near West Palm Beach, Florida, officials said.
The singer, who has a brother battling the disease, will run in and serve as grand marshal of Race for Hope
Despite the weak economy, many people plan to travel for the holidays. Melissa Long explains how you can ditch the chaos.
A black mayor tries to ban a street dress code, but runs afoul of the courts. Could class politics be at work?
Former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley isn't expected to face charges after a lengthy investigation into his lurid messages to underage congressional pages, two federal law enforcement officials told The Associated Press on Thursday
A gigantic land deal for a territory larger than the city of Chicago, intended to help restore the dying Everglades, has been delayed as both sides work out details of the proposal for the state to buy some 300 square miles from U.S. Sugar Corp
After the final show of his two-month world tour, the singer hits a South Beach hot spot
An innovative center in Florida has helped scores of homeowners avert foreclosure. With an infusion of $4 billion in federal aid, will it become a national model?
Police video shows officers hitting a handcuffed suspect, and their chief calls it excessive force.
As far as mistakes go, the one Janet Gordon recently made didn't seem like a big deal. She booked an airline ticket from Toronto to London under the name "Jan."
For nearly two years, Adriel and Lance Bush tried unsuccessfully to sell their 1925 home in West Palm Beach, Fla. First the couple went the traditional route: They hired a realtor (three of them, in fact) who gave them standard advice, like getting rid of all the clutter caused by their twin toddler boys. They also renovated their master bath and added granite counters to the kitchen. Still no takers, which wasn't surprising: Home sales in the West Palm Beach area have fallen by double digits.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Once upon a time NFL Properties used to have a display room set up at the league meetings. When the meetings ended, Properties left the stuff there, not wishing to haul it back home. So they ran a grab bag. You waited outside in a sprinter's stance, and when the door opened, you charged. It got to be an incredible piggy scene, and they finally called a halt to it after one grotesque incident ... I think it was at the meetings out in Palm Desert.
Embattled surgical device maker Arthrocare announced yesterday that it is seeking an end-run around its bitter battle with short-sellers and has hired a major investment bank to explore "strategic alternatives," including a possible sale of the company.
Famous for both her acting and her political activism, this Oscar winner's latest drama, Bernard and Doris, airs Feb. 9 on HBO. Susan Sarandon will now take your questions
"In Style's" Katrina Szish has some tips on how to protect your skin during the winter months.
No one wants to be seen as flaky -- especially when it comes to skin. If you need a thicker moisturizer than you did five years ago, you're not alone. As we get older, skin can't cope as well with dry indoor heat and harsh cleansers. Here's why:
Dear FSB: Your story "5 Days, 400 Miles, 2 Kids, and an RV" caught my eye. My wife and I are thinking of selling our Florida home, buying an RV, and traveling the country. (We're both 30 with a son, 2, and a baby girl due shortly.) As a mortgage broker, I can work wirelessly from anywhere. Any ideas to help make this plan a success are welcome. -Brent Wilkerson, West Palm Beach
So summer's here, and the thermometer has consistently hovered at 80°-plus. You've got one thing and one thing only on your mind, and it's not the Hickenlooper report, which was due last week: You want to get straight out of the office and take a vacation.
These days even the Pirates are heads above the lowly Cards. -- Justin, West Palm Beach, Fl.
When Allison Gage gave birth to her first child three years ago in Minneapolis, it should have been a joyful moment. Instead, she was worried sick about her elderly parents, Baldwin and Linda Yeung. The couple live 2,000 miles away in Sonoma, Calif. and hadn't returned any of her phone calls.
At least 14 men who apparently traveled by open boat across the Caribbean ended their voyage this week at the wealthy enclave of Jupiter Island, just north of posh West Palm Beach, where some broke into a home to cook themselves a meal and get cleaned up, police said.
Investigators believe the killings of a family of four along Florida's Turnpike this month were premeditated and carried out for "drugs, money or both," St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara said Friday.
It costs more to own a car in Detroit, an amazing $12,210 per year for a mid-sized sedan, than in any other city in the country, according to a new report comparing the cost of car ownership in various U.S. cities.
Ah, spring. A time of rebirth. And yard work. And backaches. It doesn't have to be this way: With the right tools, you can get more done with less effort. Horticulturist Mike Page of West Palm Beac...
Apartment rents are headed up in 2006.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) - Say you and your spouse want to relocate to a new city.
Hurricane Wilma pounded Florida's most developed area from Miami to West Palm Beach, which could turn it into one of the five most costly storms in U.S. history.
Hedge funds have gotten a truckload of publicity in recent years, given their rapid growth, recent popularity with more conservative investors like pension funds, and some high-profile blowups.
A tropical storm watch was in effect Wednesday for the southeast Florida coast and parts of the Florida Keys, as a tropical depression southeast of the Bahamas appeared to be picking up steam and approaching tropical storm strength.
The Transportation Security Administration plans to shift hundreds of security screening jobs among the nation's airports, according to documents obtained by CNN.
Flight delays are worsening this summer, a report by the U.S. Department of Transportation's inspector general found.
Burt Reynolds and a former girlfriend have agreed to settle lawsuits they filed against each other in November, according to lawyers for both sides.
The median home cost nearly $17,000 more in the first quarter than it did a year before. According to the National Association of Realtors, the median house sold for $188,800 this winter, nearly 10 percent higher than 12 months ago.
Police found an 8-year-old Florida girl buried alive with minor injuries in an abandoned landfill Sunday morning, hours after she was reported abducted, according to officials in Lake Worth.
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Those who are least able to pay their bills are likely to see a price hike in the coming months if they file for bankruptcy.
Like politics, all real estate is local. The national housing market includes both go-go markets with soaring home values and tamer areas.
Like politics, all real estate is local. The national housing market includes both go-go markets with soaring home values and tamer areas.
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Anyone looking for signs of weakness in the real estate market will be disappointed, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Passengers aboard a Southwest Airlines flight helped wrestle a fellow passenger to the floor Tuesday night after he tried to force his way into the cockpit, law enforcement officials said.
Looking for great getaway travel deals now that winter is on its way? Well, they're not hard to find.
Hurricane Jeanne, a dangerous Category 3 storm with sustained winds near 115 mph, began its assault on the east coast of Florida on Saturday night.
President Bush starts today as a world leader before morphing back into the education president, meeting in New York with Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and the King of Prussia.
Hurricane Frances pelted the Bahamas on Saturday with torrential rain and winds of more than 100 mph, leaving at least two people dead, another missing and many parts of the flat low-lying area under water, officials said.
Florida Attorney General Charlie Crist filed lawsuits Tuesday against two hotels he said engaged in price gouging and other unfair practices as people fled Hurricane Charley.
and the subsequent cooling off of the market -- for more than a year.
The chain of events leading up to the evening Gordon Jacobs fatally shot his wife began months before the shooting itself, his lawyer told 12 jurors in a West Palm Beach, Florida, courtroom Wednesday.
It's the latest example of real life imitating reality TV: In late November, Johns Hopkins Medicine will help open a $1.5 million facility in West Palm Beach, Fla., to provide extreme makeovers. Pi...
DATA STORAGE Sony Sees Blue Light Blue lasers squeeze much more data onto optical discs than the red lasers found in today's DVD recorders. In Japan, Sony begins selling the BDZ-S77, the first cons...
Who buys lottery tickets? Conventional wisdom has it that it's the poor. Not so, according to Scarborough Research. When the market research firm asked people who earned less than $25,000, "When di...
At the renowned Oriental Hotel in Bangkok, a guest wanted to go sightseeing--on an elephant.
A few years ago, the market for office space was declared dead. Today "the market's healthier than it's been in a decade," says Arthur Mirante II, CEO at Cushman & Wakefield. Indeed, researchers at...
If you like the idea of getting together with friends and associates to pool investing talents in a bid to beat the market, heed some tips from people around the country who have started successful...
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Making cars may be a tough business, but selling them is tougher still. Last year U.S. auto dealers netted a meager 0.7% on overall sales, 22% less than in 1990, according to an estimate by J.D. Po...
. Their union has lasted 45 years -- kismet from the start. In February 1946, Air Corps Cpl. John Simmons, 21, got off a military transport plane in West Palm Beach, Fla., en route to his home in O...
SUPER STORYTELLER Give the babysitter a break and introduce the children to Kid Works, a software program that makes your personal computer read their own stories aloud. Created by Davidson & Assoc...
We know, we know. We are influenced so heavily by our East Coast bias, plus our West Coast prejudice, our deep love of America's heartland, our passion for the Mountain states and our abiding affec...
If the insurance industry's woes have you shaking, check up on the financial health of the company behind your life policy or annuity. This chore won't be too taxing because five rating agencies pu...
''It's a sure thing, as good as money in the bank.'' Yes, we still use that phrase, but last year 168 banks failed and people wonder if anything is sure anymore. Money market funds certainly are no...
Sleek and sophisticated, the 186-mile-per-hour Train a Grande Vitesse opened its newest route from Paris to Le Mans in September. Can Texas or Florida be far behind? Morrison Knudsen, the Boise, Id...
WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. -- A 15-year-old girl who says she was stood up on prom night now wants to get even: She's suing her date for $49.53 for her shoes, flowers, and hairdo . . . Palm Beach Lakes ...
THE CIVIL WAR that raged through Zaire's mining towns in the late 1970s was little more than a blip on the screen of recent history, but it triggered a response in the U.S. that is still showing up...