State crime rate dropped 4.7 percent in 2013
According to statistics compiled by law enforcement agencies and the FLDE, there were 970 murders in 2013, a 3.9 percent drop from the…
Deputies arrest woman after dog found duct taped
When deputies found the dog he was overheated, whining heavily and in distress.
Kids Safety Alert Day: All Day Thursday
Kids Safety Alert Day is Thursday, April 24 on WPTV, NewsChannel 5. It’s a special event to cover issues that affect your…
Fans upset over the silencing of the KVJ show
The new home of the KVJ morning show, 97.3, has essentially silenced them, shifting their talk show to a music-only show where fans can hear…
Suspicious package not a threat
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is clearing the scene after a suspicious package was reported at the U.S. Marines Corps Reserve…
Flagler bridge to close May 12 for 6 months
West Palm Beach's mayor wants drivers to be ready for traffic when the Flagler Memorial Bridge closes May 12.
VIDEO: Squatter throws sauce at reporter
7 Action News reporter Ronnie Dahl gets sauce thrown at her by stubborn squatters.
No selfies for USF graduates
Taking note of the popular form of social media photography known as the selfie, the higher-ups at USF are sending a message to the class of…
Kicked out of prom for wearing pants
A pair of red jeans is at the center of a Cherryville High School prom controversy.
Arrest made in crash that hurt child
The driver suspected of hitting a 9-year-old in The Acreage last month is in custody.
Company relocating headquarters to West Palm
A Maryland-based company is moving its headquarters, along with 40 jobs, to West Palm Beach, according to Mayor Jeri Muoio.
VIDEO: Woman steals toy from child's grave
Police in Ontario, Ohio, are searching for a woman caught on camera stealing a stuffed duck from a child's grave.
Boca school makes video for Ellen DeGeneres
Calusa Elementary School in Boca Raton is hopeful it can catch the attention of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" with a video it created…
Undocumented migrants come ashore in Jupiter
Undocumented migrants are in police custody after coming ashore on Beach Road in Jupiter.
Fellsmere shrimp facility to employ 500 workers
The largest closed-water shrimp production facility in the United States is expected to bring more than 500 jobs to the Treasure Coast.
Equine Rescue & Adoption Foundation has new home
After months of searching for a permanent home, the Equine Rescue and Adoption Foundation (ERAF) on April 3 purchased the former Triple E Ranch.
Cash, credit gas sign ordinance passes
Gas stations in Palm Beach County will soon be required to clearly state the cash and credit price of gasoline. The vote happened after…
Power customers upset with smart meter fee
Some Florida Power & Light customers are upset the Public Service Commission approved a fee for residents who don't have a smart…
Five restaurants with stop sales
The five were forced to stop serving food because of potentially hazardous temperature issues.
Roaches shut down two S. Florida restaurants
One of the two restaurants was shut for the second time in four months for roaches.