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Suspect smiles on way to jail to be charged in West Palm Beach killing
By Julius Whigham II Palm Beach Post Staff Writer, April 25
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A 22-year-old West Palm Beach woman is in custody in connection to an April 23 shooting that left one man dead, police said today.

Teryleisha Erica Wright of West Palm Beach was arrested this afternoon and charged with the killing of Ryan Rutledge, West Palm Beach Police Capt. Maria Olsen said.

Death Row inmate gets hearing today
By Megan V. Winslow, March 6
STUART — As they waited for the courtroom to open Thursday, Frances Julia Slater’s family watched 17 cardboard boxes pass by on a cart and through the double doors.
For almost 26 years, the family has watched those boxes of paperwork grow in number, as stack after stack of motions were filed to keep one of Slater’s killers, J.B. “Pig” Parker, from lethal injection or the electric chair.

Boynton Beach Cop Accused of Faking Report; Fourth Department Officer Arrested in 30 Days
By Matthew Hendley, Friday, August 5
Boynton Beach Police Officer Alex Lindsey — who once famously arrested a woman named Merry Christmas — was arrested today on charges that he lied in an arrest report, according to the State Attorney’s Office.

Stuart News, March 25
Stuart criminal defense attorney XXXXXXXX got surprising news earlier this year when two Martin County sheriff’s deputies announced they suspected his ex-wife, the owner of a warm-and-fuzzy Montessori school, was trying to hire a former client of his to have him whacked.

Suspect On 911 Call: ‘I Just Shot My Wife’
Man Is Accused Of Killing Spouse Inside Their Home
By Jerome Burdi Staff Writer and Staff Researcher Barbara Hijek contributed to this report. October 16 |
The McLellans were set to mark their 10th wedding anniversary next month. But on Wednesday night, XXXXXX fatally shot his wife while their 9-year-old daughter was home, investigators said.

Florida Jail Supervisors Investigated in Fraudulent Overtime Scheme
December 15
An investigation at Florida’s West Palm Beach County Jail has revealed that top-ranked officials used their positions to obtain fraudulent overtime payments. What started as an internal investigation into a deputy’s complaint has morphed into a criminal investigation that has resulted in suspensions, an arrest and the specter of additional criminal charges.