Deputies searching for missing, possibly endangered Lake Worth man

LAKE WORTH, Fla. - The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing, possibly endangered Lake Worth man. 

Paul Scala, 50, was last seen on March 30 in Lake Worth and has not been seen or heard from since. 

He is described as 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 181 pounds. He has grey hair and brown eyes. Clothing description is unknown. 

Paul does not have his required medication, his phone or his vehicle with him. 

Detectives are concerned for his wellbeing. 

Anyone with information about Paul Scala is urged to contact PBSO Dispatch at 688-3400 or the nearest law enforcement agency. 

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Corey Johnson: Jupiter teen charged in fatal BallenIsles stabbing denied bond

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - The teen accused of murder and attempted murder in a Palm Beach Gardens stabbing earlier this month is now being charged as an adult.

Corey B. Johnson, 17, of Jupiter was formally charged on Thursday with three felony counts: one count of first degree murder with a deadly weapon and two counts of attempted first-degree murder with a deadly weapon.

A grand jury found there was enough evidence to charge him as an adult in the deadly stabbing of 13-year-old Jovanni Sierra on March 12.  

Johnson is also accused of attempting to murder Elaine Simon and Dane Bancroft.

A judge denied bond during a Friday morning court hearing.

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$25,000 reward for info about ‘business bandit’

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man suspected of at least 10 bank robberies in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties.

The FBI has called the suspect the 'business bandit' because he usually wears a coat or tie during the heists.

The agency suspects him of taking part in the robberies at the following banks:

12/18/2015, TD Bank, 1371 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Boca Raton

1/15/2016, Suntrust, 7800 Glades Road, Boca Raton

2/5/2016, TD Bank, 16200 NW 57 Avenue, Miami; 2/17/2016

Wells Fargo, 6735 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter

11/7/2017, Suntrust, 7800 Glades Road, Boca Raton

11/10/2017, PNC Bank, 10973 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens

11/17/2017, Wells Fargo, 9162 Glades Rd, Boca Raton

12/15/2017, TD Bank, 8711 NW 186…

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USS Juneau: Sunken War Ship discovered in South Pacific, giving local woman closure

JUPITER, Fla. - The USS Juneau was finally found in the South Pacific March 17, 2018, nearly 76-years after two Japanese Torpedoes sank the ship during WW II, killing nearly 700 men.

The ship was found near the Solomon Islands by a crew privately funded by Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen.

Famous sailors on the ship included the five Sullivan brothers, who famously enlisted together, insisting on being on the same ship together. All five brothers died.

A Jupiter woman also lost her only brother on the ship.

97-year-old Sarah Aston told WPTV about her late brother, Edward George Francis McNally.

“He was terrific,” Aston said. The two were very close, “all we had was each other,” Aston said.

She remembers the day her then 17-year-old brother told her he enlisted in the Navy.

“I said you’re nuts. You’re too yo…

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Abacoa residents can now leave home after earlier alert

JUPITER, Fla. - UPDATE: Police say residents can now leave their home after police activity earlier this morning. It's unclear if anyone was arrested

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Police in Jupiter are telling people to stay inside near the Cambridge and Abacoa neighborhoods.

At 4:40 a.m., police said they looking for at least two people who ran away when police approached.

Investigators said these people aren't wanted for anything specific.

Police don't think residents are in any danger, but they are still asking you to stay inside so you don't hinder the investigation.

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