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Gunman Robs Blood Bank, Tells Staff He's Hungry

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.11.2017 | Crime

An armed robber wearing an “Iron Man” sweatshirt hit up a blood bank in Florida this month. The gunman targeted the offices of Continental Service...

The TSA Found A Record Number Of Firearms In Carry-On Luggage Last Year

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics

Passengers tried to carry a record number of firearms on to planes in 2016. The Transportation Security Administration found a total of 3,391 firearms...

Girl Who Lost Teddy Bear During Fort Lauderdale Shooting Gets 'Sweet Reunion'

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.13.2017 | Parents

On Jan. 6, Kim Lariviere and her family were at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport when a gunman opened fire. As they ran away, Lariv...

Florida Airport Shooting Suspect Esteban Santiago Appears In Federal Court

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.09.2017 | Crime

By Zachary Fagenson FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The 26-year-old Iraq war veteran accused of killing five people at a busy Florida airport in the...

Video From Fort Lauderdale Airport Shows Moment Gunman Opened Fire

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 01.08.2017 | Crime

The gunman who killed five people at a Florida airport walked calmly through the baggage claim area before wordlessly pulling a handgun from his waist...

Esteban Santiago Charged In Fort Lauderdale Airport Attack

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.09.2017 | Crime

Esteban Santiago, whom authorities have identified as the shooter in Friday’s attack at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, has been ch...

Airport Shooting Suspect Checked Gun, Despite Mental Health Issues

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.07.2017 | Politics

A lone gunman with a history of mental illness legally checked a 9mm semiautomatic handgun into his baggage on Friday, flew to Ft. Lauderdale airport,...

Ft. Lauderdale Mass Shooting Shows Need For Guns In Airports, GOP Lawmaker Says

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics

A Florida state Senate committee next week will take up legislation that would allow civilians to openly carry guns in airports, college campuses and ...

Fireball Engulfs FedEx Plane At Florida Airport

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.28.2016 | Travel

New video shows fireball shooting from FedEx plane at Fort Lauderdale Int'l Airport; both pilots escaped. pic.twitter.com/DjxIPfDKf8— ABC News (@ABC...

Music That Heals: A Love Letter to Pearl Jam on Their 25th Anniversary Tour

Sezin Koehler | Posted 05.02.2016 | Entertainment
Sezin Koehler

Dear Pearl Jam, "State of Love and Trust" and "Breath" were the first songs of yours I ever heard, off the soundtrack to Cameron Crowe's film Single...

WATCH: Flight Attendant Deploys Emergency Slide For No Real Reason, Makes Hasty Exit

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.05.2016 | Weird News

A flight attendant's hasty and bizarre exit from a United Airlines airplane is going viral. Video posted online showed the employee sliding down the e...

Video Shows 'Butt Crack Bandit' Holding Duo At Gunpoint

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.31.2016 | Crime

Florida cops are looking for an armed robber who wore saggy pants that showed off his butt crack during a stickup. Surveillance footage shows the unid...

16 LGBT Must-Dos in 2016

Jim Werner | Posted 01.12.2017 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

It's that time of the year again: resolutions! Before you resolve to volunteer more, drink less and eat healthier you should jot down ways to improve your 2016 travel calendar.

Looking Back: The Hottest Instagram-worthy Events of 2015

Jim Werner | Posted 12.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

With the New Year approaching and everyone getting ready for fanciful black-tie parties we looked back at the hottest, eye-popping, jaw-dropping most instagram-worthy parties and events in 2015 that did not require a tie.

WATCH: Donald, Hillary... Elijah? Who Gets Your Vote?

HooplaHa | Posted 10.21.2016 | Politics
HooplaHa

Elijah Manley is a 16-year-old high school student living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. His whole life he was told he couldn't do things; his sights we...

Naked Florida Man Rescued From Top Of Drawbridge

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.22.2015 | Weird News

Florida first responders rescued a naked man from the top of a Fort Lauderdale drawbridge on Friday, after he got stuck when the bridge was raised whi...

These Are the Absolute Cheapest Flights in the U.S.

Hopper.com | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

There's nothing worse for the budding traveler than when the wanderlust takes hold and the bank balance doesn't agree. Well, don't worry, because all is not lost! At least, not with Hopper at hand to set would-­be travelers straight.

Rain and Thunder Can't Stop #LoveIsLove

David Duran | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Duran

A decision was made around 3 a.m. by organizers to shift gears and somehow move a 100-couple wedding from the sand to the indoor W living room. Leave it to the amazing wedding planners and W events team to pull off what ended up being a historic event filled with love, in a more intimate setting.

Muslim Mom To Woman Who Harassed Her On A Delta Flight: I Forgive You

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.05.2015 | Religion

A Muslim mom says she was harassed onboard a Delta Air Lines flight for wearing a hijab, and that Delta staff failed to come to her defense. Darlen...

Hotels Offering Naughty '50 Shades of Grey' Packages

Oyster | Posted 04.04.2015 | Travel
Oyster

With a Valentine's Day release date, the timing couldn't be better; couples around the world are seeking romantic getaways with sex appeal for the holiday. Nothing ups the ante more than whips and chains, right?!

Nation's First City Where Tourism Recognizes the 'T' in LGBT

David Duran | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Duran

There has been a massive and much-needed wave of news regarding anything having to do with that often neglected sub-group within the LGBT acronym. Transgender awareness is finally stepping forward in this country.

'Chef Arnold,' 90, May Just Beat The System

Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge has suspended enforcement of a South Florida city's law that restricts the public feeding of homeless people fo...

Why The Homeless Should Not Become Invisible

Paul Ruth | Posted 01.14.2015 | Impact
Paul Ruth

Human suffering is never easy to see, but instead of complaining there should be an increased response -- a response not only from civil institutions or non-profits, but from society as a whole.

Fort Lauderdale Passes Law That Restricts Feeding Homeless People

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.03.2014 | Impact

Lawfully feeding hungry people in Fort Lauderdale just became much more difficult. The city passed an ordinance on Oct. 22 that limits where groups...

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Is Now Far More Than Where the Boys Are

John Mariani | Posted 12.23.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

You could just order plenty of these small plate dishes and be very happy with cold beer or a good wine.