Titus O’Neil spends the afternoon with a group of Jupiter kids

JUPITER, Fla-- - A group of Jupiter kids had an experience of a lifetime today. WWE wrestler Titus O'Neil was in town to talk to the group at-risk kids about growing up in South Florida and overcoming obstacles. 

"I come from a single parent home and I've never met my biological dad a day in my life" said O'Neil. 

O'Neil is from Boynton Beach and credits mentors who had nothing to gain from helping him as part of his success. He spent the afternoon passing on the wisdom he learned during that time of his life, and how to make a life for yourself that you are proud of. 

"You need to be the person to say, 'man I'm going to raise my hand and I'm going to be the one to get us out of the hood,'" said O'Neil. 

It didn't take much for the kids to take away valuable life lessons. 

"I learned life isn't always about winning an…

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Abandoned husky recovering in Palm Beach County

JUPITER, Fla. - A husky found locked in a cage in a remote horseback riding trail in Miami-Dade is in Palm Beach County recovering at a husky rescue.

With those signature sky blue eyes and white coat, Lucky, what they call her now, doesn’t walk quite right.  

“We were going to come back and get the car and then when we turned around, she just looked at me…”Are you just going to leave me here?” Georgina Milhet told Miami TV station WSVN.

Milhet and her nephew, Michael Gutierrez, were horseback riding in a remote area in the outskirts of Miami known for dog dumping, called the Redlands, when they happened to find her Sunday.

“Just sat there the whole time, wagging the whole time and it was just drinking and drinking and drinking.  It was just bad,” Gutierrez told WSVN.

Jupiter based GTS Husky Rescue took Lucky in.  She’…

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#ForPaul honoring legacy of Jupiter paramedics

JUPITER, Fla. - Friday marked one year since the DUI crash that killed two paramedics in Jupiter.

On June 1, 2017, Lahiri Garcia and Paul Besaw were on their way to Jupiter Medical Center when they were killed by a drunk driver.

To honor their memories and the legacy of her husband, one of the windows is launching a movement.

The wife of Paul Besaw is starting a movement called #ForPaul, encouraging others to spread acts of kindness in his memory.

"In the the past year, there's been so much hurt, so much pain. We just have to make happiness," she said in an interview with WPTV on Friday.

She's been working hard to raise their 6-year-old daughter Allison Besaw, a beautiful and energetic little girl who is also on her own mission to follow in her father's footsteps to help others.

It's something her mom says Paul …

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Local moms demand change, wear orange at Roger Dean Stadium

JUPITER, Fla. - The color orange was worn Saturday throughout the nation for National Gun Violence Prevention Day. 

The people dressed in orange at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter were hoping others pay attention to their message. 

"By wearing orange we are sympathizing with all of those that have had lives cut short or affected by gun violence," Carolina Buia Barefoot said.

Buia-Barefoot is the spokesperson for Moms Demand Action North Palm Beach Chapter and they chose to spread their message at the ball park.

"The Parkland shooting affected all of us," Buia-Barefoot said. 'It reverberated in all of our communities. We were so close to that shooting and we have banded together because enough is enough. We want to make our schools secure."

Justin Yeoward knows first-hand the affects of gun violence. His son attends Ston…

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Gov. Scott to announce new jobs at Pratt & Whitney in Palm Beach County

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. -

 

Gov. Rick Scott is scheduled to be in Palm Beach County on Wednesday morning to highlight new jobs at the local Pratt & Whitney facility.

Scott is scheduled to speak at 8:15 a.m. at the plant located on Beeline Highway.

The governor was in Palm Beach Gardens in April to highlight new jobs at United Technologies Corporation near Donald Ross Road.

 

 

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