Are cities responsible for stopping invasive wild animal attacks?

July 12th, 2013 - by DKRPA

Recently, residents of the Sandhurst neighborhood in Boynton Beach have reported that wild foxes have been moving into the neighborhood — and some of them are aggressive. If you live in an area where wild and possibly dangerous animals are encroaching on areas where humans live, you may be wondering if cities have a legal […]

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Palm Beach County accident claims life of 1 teen, injures 3 others

February 4th, 2013 - by DKRPA

An accident in Lantana, Florida claimed the life of a teenager and injured three other teens. The single-car wreck happened very early in the morning and the police are looking into the possibility that the driver was negligent in some way. Charges are pending, with more details to come as the investigation uncovers more about […]

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Safety groups to address Palm Beach bike, pedestrian fatalities

January 24th, 2013 - by DKRPA

Between 2008 and 2011, 24 bicyclists were killed on Palm Beach County roads. One of the victims was a Boca Raton firefighter who routinely rode his bike to Dunkin’ Donuts for a cup of coffee. On Feb. 7, 2011, just days after the man turned 50, he was struck by an SUV while crossing the […]

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Finding a safe place after a car accident is vital

December 12th, 2012 - by DKRPA

A car accident in Palm Beach County, Florida shut down a local road after the lone vehicle involved smashed into a utility pole. Little information is being released about the crash; but the driver of the vehicle is expected to survive the wreck. The driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries. While this is a relatively minor car […]

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Intoxicated boater causes fatal crash; convicted of BUI

November 19th, 2012 - by DKRPA

Boating accidents are almost always serious in nature. Boats are more difficult to maneuver then most other motor vehicles; they can travel fast speeds; should an accident occur, the victims are usually tossed into the water, making their recovery and safety difficult to ensure. When they do happen, though, most of them are simply accidents. […]

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Palm Beach County Sheriff says zero Labor Day arrests on Peanut

September 21st, 2012 - by DKRPA

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said a new ordinance that took effect earlier this spring is making a difference in the fight against boating accidents and underage drinking on and around Peanut Island. Peanut Island sits on 86-acres in the Intracoastal waterway south of the Blue Heron Bridge. The new ordinance requires any person […]

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Boca Raton spinal cord injury victims may soon have more therapy options

September 8th, 2012 - by DKRPA

Spinal cord injuries are some of the most severe injuries a person can sustain. If damage is done to a person’s spine, they could suffer from full or partial paralysis, and most of the time damage is irreparable. If a person suffers from paralysis, they might have to undergo intense therapy and rehabilitation for the […]

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