A swarm of bees that terrorized a Palm Beach County neighborhood killed three dogs and injured a 70-year-old woman. Authorities say crews removed 50 pounds of honeycomb from the side of a Riviera Beach home after Friday's attack. The hive has been contained. The bees swarmed Nancy Hill and her two dogs, killing the animals. The bees also attacked two other dogs in the neighborhood, killing one and sending the other to the veterinary hospital. Hill was treated at a hospital, where the stingers were removed. Lab tests would be needed to determine whether the bees were Africanized bees. Their stings are no more potent than an ordinary bee, but they are far more aggressive and attack in swarms. Experts think they can be found throughout the state.
Car collision withbus kills two people
Authorities say two men have died in the collision of a car and a city bus. The Florida Highway Patrol said 25-year-old Alester Martinez ran a stop sign and hit the side of a Lynx bus Sunday morning. Martinez was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. His two passengers, who were not wearing seat belts, were killed. Their identities were not immediately known. Eleven passengers were on the bus. Two were taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with minor injuries.
26 illegal immigrants held by Coast Guard
The Coast Guard has detained 26 immigrants found off Pompano Beach. Coast Guard Petty Officer and spokesman Nick Ameen say the were taken into custody without use of force. An anonymous person reported on Saturday a disabled vessel carrying the immigrants. Investigators discovered that the boat left from the Bahamas, but it was not clear if the immigrants were Bahamian.