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Thieves Allegedly Rob Armless Man

Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

Police in Florida arrested two suspects accused of stealing $300 from an armless man. The alleged robbery occurred in Pompano Beach in October, but...

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Sun Sentinel | Brittany Wallman | Posted 11.17.2013 | Miami

The ambulance dedicated to Alligator Alley won't be taken out of service after all. Broward Sheriff Scott Israel announced Tuesday a reversal of his ...

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...

BSO Settles Lawsuit Over Horrifying Incident Of Framing

Sun Sentinel | Paula Mcmahon | Posted 09.21.2013 | Miami

Frank Lee Smith died of cancer on death row, just months before DNA exonerated him of raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl in Fort Lauderdale. Now,...

Woman Leaving Hospital Struck And Killed By Deputy

Posted 08.26.2013 | Miami

A woman leaving a Pompano Beach hospital was struck and killed by a Broward Sheriff's Office patrol car early Wednesday morning. BSO spokeswoman D...

HUGE Verdict Against Broward Cops

Sun Sentinel | Paula Mcmahon | Posted 05.26.2013 | Miami

The 9,389 days Anthony Caravella wrongfully spent in prison still haunt him, but he was relieved Tuesday that two former police officers who put him a...

Curious Details In Caravella Case

Sun Sentinel | Paula Mcmahon | Posted 04.29.2013 | Miami

When Miramar detectives interrogated Anthony Caravella about the 1983 murder of a local woman, the then-15-year-old eventually confessed to the crime....

Detectives Questioned Over 1983 Rape, Murder Case

Sun Sentinel | Paula Mcmahon | Posted 04.28.2013 | Miami

The 1983 murder of a Broward County woman was so vicious -- she was raped, stabbed maybe 40 times, hit over the head with a chair and strangled with w...

Man Freed By DNA After 26 Years In Prison Sues Police Officers

Sun Sentinel | Paula Mcmahon | Posted 04.21.2013 | Miami

A man who spent 25 years and 240 days in prison for rape and murder -- until DNA testing set him free in 2009 -- now wants the former police officers ...

Ex-BSO Deputy Again Involved In Violence

Posted 02.04.2013 | Miami

A former Broward Sherriff's Office deputy who survived being shot in the head in 2007 -- and who shot a homeless man in 2012 -- has been accused of do...

WATCH: SunPass Records Are Catching Cops In The Act

Sun Sentinel | Sally Kestin | Posted 02.09.2013 | Miami

South Florida police officers used to return to the station at the end of a shift to turn in their paperwork and patrol cars. But technology has revol...

WATCH: Thief Gets Some 'Street Justice'

Posted 11.17.2012 | Miami

Keith Kirk, 30, appeared in Broward County circuit court Thursday on charges he stole a $600 bicycle from outside of a Fort Lauderdale convenience sto...

'Her Nose Was Only Attached By A Thread'

Posted 11.14.2012 | Miami

A Plantation man was arrested for cutting off his girlfriend’s nose when she turned down his advances for sex. As first reported by the Sun Senti...

PHOTO: Suspect Named In Pepper Spray Homicide

Posted 10.11.2012 | Miami

Police have named a suspect in a bizarre robbery during which a bystander inhaled pepper spray and died. Broward Sheriff's Office detectives Wedne...

Witness: Deputy Punched Handcuffed Homeless Man In The Face

Posted 10.03.2012 | Miami

A Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy turned himself in Tuesday morning, nearly a year after allegedly punching a South Florida homeless man in the face...

WATCH: Man Arrested After Infecting Teen Boy With HIV

Posted 09.10.2012 | Miami

A Sunrise, Florida man was arrested on an attempted murder charge Wednesday for having sex with a 15-year-old boy and infecting him with the HIV virus...

8 Alleged Victims.. And Counting

Posted 08.22.2012 | Miami

An elderly Margate man suffering from lung disease was arrested this month after allegedly admitting he has molested young girls “since he was a boy...

WATCH: Robber Caught After Killing Two Cyclists In Hit-And-Run

Posted 08.06.2012 | Miami

A Miami man was arrested hours after fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run that left two bicyclists dead Sunday morning in Cooper City, according to the ...

WATCH: 911 Doubts Boy In Middle Of Home Invasion

Posted 06.25.2012 | Miami

A small boy in South Florida helped arrest three burglars robbing his home, although 911 dispatchers very nearly thought his call for help was a hoax....

WHOOPS! BSO Deputy Arrested For Soliciting Undercover Co-Worker

Posted 06.15.2012 | Miami

A Broward Sheriff’s deputy was arrested after allegedly offering $20 to an undercover colleague for oral sex. Christian Benenati, 40, was off du...

Even More Trouble For Suspended, Strip Club-Loving Cop

Posted 06.07.2012 | Miami

A suspended Broward Sheriff’s deputy's bond has been revoked after he reportedly removed his ankle monitor to visit a strip club. Deputy Brent Wo...

ANOTHER Mysterious Rash Outbreak At Broward Public School

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 05.23.2012 | Miami

Four 6th grade students and a teacher from Lauderdale Lakes Middle School were sent to the hospital after breaking out into a rash -- the second such ...

'If I Can't Have Her, No One Can'

Posted 05.22.2012 | Miami

A Davie man was arrested Sunday for attempting to murder his teenaged ex-girlfriend and her polio-stricken father. 20-year-old Felix Pena and his 1...

WATCH: Piglet Kidnapper Tased By Police

Posted 05.18.2012 | Miami

A pair of two-and-half-month-old potbelly piglets found their way home after being kidnapped by a man who stole their owner's truck on Tuesday. Cha...

Det. Arrested After Allegedly Helping Buddy Cops Under Investigation

Posted 05.17.2012 | Miami

A Broward Sheriff Office detective was arrested after using his cell phone to allegedly tape a conversation with a witness in a case against two Fort ...