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Dad Beats Up Man Who Allegedly Killed His Son In Courthouse Bathroom

Sun Sentinel | Rafael Olmeda | Posted 02.08.2014 | Miami

A Florida man whose son was killed in an apparent drunken driving incident two years ago followed the accused driver into a bathroom at the Broward co...

Broward County Makes History

Sun Sentinel | Brittany Wallman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

In a testament to Broward County's diversity, commissioners on Tuesday selected as the new county mayor a black woman raised in the Muslim faith. Bar...

Trader Joe's Is Coming To Broward!

Sun Sentinel | Miriam Valverde | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

For Broward County, the wait is finally over. Yes, you will get your very own Trader Joe's, in Pembroke Pines no less, come 2014. It seems like the h...

The Disturbing Reason This 5-Year-Old Was Kicked Off Her School Bus

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.03.2013 | Parents

A Florida mother is upset after she says her 5-year-old daughter was kicked off a school bus upon getting sick this week. Erika Herrera says her da...

CUT: The Only Ambulance Serving Alligator Alley's East End

Vanessa Martin | Posted 09.11.2013 | Miami

Tens of thousands of vehicles travel across the Florida Everglades on I-75 between Weston and Naples every day. Known as Alligator Alley, the desolate...

Bus Driver Inexplicably Drops Off Students In Wrong City

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.20.2013 | Parents

Several parents in Florida's Broward County School District are upset after a bus driver dropped their children off in the wrong city Monday afternoon...

LOOK: Why Downtown Hollywood Is Now Totally Cool

Vanessa Martin | Posted 08.12.2013 | Miami

There's another South Florida neighborhood ending in "wood" that's being beautified with incredible street art. Just north of Miami, contemporary...

Progress in Prevention Since 2010

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

The National Prevention Council's work is the first time such a broad and deep range of federal agencies have worked together to help Americans stay healthy and identify illness early.

South Florida's Child Hunger Rate Is Horrifying

Posted 07.19.2013 | Miami

South Florida may be filled with massive waterfront mansions, flashy nightclubs, and luxury shopping, but nearly a million residents are struggling to...

Superfriends!

Sun Sentinel | HEATHER CARNEY | Posted 08.06.2013 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE The mayors of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties are each extending a hand beyond their borders to cooperate on initiatives t...

POLL: Should Broward County Be Renamed?

Posted 03.09.2013 | Miami

Palm Beach is the epicenter of Palm Beach County. Miami's the engine of Miami-Dade. But there's been no label of love for Fort Lauderdale, the hub of ...

WATCH: Dramatic Rescue After Worker Falls Into Water Tank

Posted 11.09.2012 | Miami

A painter was injured when he fell into a water tank in Lauderdale Lakes Friday morning. The man, identified by Local 10 as Shabam El Siaby of Balt...

Long Lines, Rick Scott, And 3.4 Million Votes In The Can

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 11.02.2012 | Miami

Floridians have voted in force over the last few weeks, casting more than 3.4 million ballots to date. The Florida Division of Elections reports th...

Fire Bumps Fort Lauderdale Polling Station

Sun Sentinel | Heather Carney | Posted 10.30.2012 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE—A fire at the First Church of God, at 1242 N. Andrews Ave., means more than 2,000 voters will have to go to another polling place on...

When Workers Are Not Paid, We All Lose

Urbano Santos | Posted 12.22.2012 | Miami
Urbano Santos

Broward Commissioners have the opportunity to ensure a healthy and fair economic recovery in our county by approving the Wage Recovery Ordinance, which will help workers reclaim their wages and will protect honest business owners.

WATCH: Mitt Romney Blimp Crash Lands In Dem County

Posted 12.22.2012 | Miami

In South Florida's staunchly blue Broward County, Mitt Romney's message has gone down like a lead balloon -- or a thermal airship with his face on it....

VIDEO: Wild Night For Pompano Driver

Posted 10.09.2012 | Miami

Most South Florida drivers expect to be on defense when hitting the road, but not from gunshots aimed at their passenger side window. That was the ...

Broward Values Honesty, Not Theft

Jeanette Smith | Posted 12.09.2012 | Miami
Jeanette Smith

The Broward County Commission should be commended for taking a stand against the practice of wage theft and sending a clear message to anyone who wants to do business in Broward County -- we're an honest community and we want honest companies.

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As Attacks Against Homeless Rise, Advocates Seeks Help From Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.13.2012 | Crime

Until 2004, when he turned 29, David Pirtle believed he had escaped the fate that had befallen his sister. He was managing several restaurants, taking...

Youth rehabilitation centers in Florida under scrutiny

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 08.21.2012 | Miami
The Center for Public Integrity

By Susan FerrissiWatch NewsA group of Florida public defenders is asking a state court to remove and stop sending troubled juveniles to a private...

School Board Votes to Stop Caring About Test Scores

Tony Phillips | Posted 07.31.2012 | Comedy
Tony Phillips

So the intermediate Gatsby is, as it turns out, not Gatsby at all -- it's something 67-pages long that panders to possessors of feeble vocabularies, probably the types of kids who vomit before standardized tests.

Man Accused Of SICK Crime Against Dog

Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

A Fort Lauderdale man was arrested Sunday for having sex with a dog and then resisting arrest. Fort Lauderdale police report that a witness saw Jen...

Florida Man Accuses Sheriffs Of Shooting Him While Napping In Car

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.04.2012 | Crime

Deputies in Broward County, Fla., are coming under fire from a man who says he was shot multiple times by police while he was napping in a car. The...

Judge's Stolen Nameplate Spotted On Facebook

AP | Posted 05.09.2012 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Authorities in South Florida say a man is facing charges after he was seen in a photo on Facebook holding a judge's stol...

WATCH: Whitney In Miami

Posted 04.14.2012 | Miami

Anyone who's ever watched The Bodyguard will remember Whitney Houston belting out the hits that would define her career, along with Kevin Costner's at...