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Southwest Ranches. Have You Been?

Uncle Louie | Posted 05.19.2016 | Miami
Uncle Louie

A short horse ride away from Miami is an equestrian community nestled between Weston and Pembroke Pines. It's known for open green pastures, horse far...

Couple Of 45 Years Dies Minutes Apart Unaware Of Each Other's Passing

Posted 03.21.2014 | Fifty

They spent decades together as a married couple and died just minutes apart in a sad but symbolic ending. Tom and Naomi Shirley of Southwest Ranches, ...

Udonis Haslem Robbed, Too!

Sun Sentinel | Wayne K. Roustan | Posted 07.02.2013 | Miami

Broward Sheriff's detectives are searching for at least two suspects after a break-in at the Southwest Ranches home of Miami Heat center Udonis Haslem...

Major Setback For Private Immigration Detention Center

Sun Sentinel | HEATHER CARNEY | Posted 05.21.2013 | Miami

PEMBROKE PINES -- City officials and residents who opposed an immigration detention center breathed a sigh of relief this week. A judge ruled out the...

Back In Play?

Sun Sentinel | HEATHER CARNEY | Posted 05.09.2013 | Miami

SOUTHWEST RANCHES -- Twenty-four acres nestled east of the Everglades are stirring up trouble months after a proposed detention center on the site was...

Cops: Man Had Sex With Teen 50 Times

Sun Sentinel | Wayne K. Roustan | Posted 05.08.2013 | Miami

A 47-year-old Southwest Ranches man was arrested Wednesday and accused of having up to 50 sexual encounters with a 17-year-old girl during a three-mon...

PHOTOS: Sad Update On Lynx

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

A Siberian lynx seized after a Broward teen reportedly tried to sell the sick cat on Craigslist has died, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials announce...

PHOTO: Strangest Rescue Call EVER?

Posted 07.26.2012 | Miami

One South Florida 911 dispatcher received what very well may have been the strangest call of his or her career this week. Tuesday morning, a 900-po...

Chris Kirkham

In Quiet Corner Of South Florida, A Private Prison Pits Town Against Town

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 06.22.2012 | Business

In a quiet patch of palm-lined subdivisions at the edge of the Everglades, a yearlong battle has been brewing over plans to build one of the largest i...

Man Sues Southwest Ranches For $1.25

Posted 12.06.2011 | Miami

A Southwest Ranches resident has sued the upscale town and its mayor for $1.25, claiming they violated public records law -- and then didn't give him ...