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Broward high schooler found with gun on campus; teen hospitalized with gunshot wound
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A 15-year-old student was found with a gun on a high school campus in Broward the same morning another teen arrived at a hospital with a gunshot wound, leading Fort Lauderdale police to say the two incidents were connected. At approximately 9:06 am, a Fort...
Fort Lauderdale Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 20 Incidents and 12 Crime Stories
Fort Lauderdale Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 20 Incidents and 12 Crime Stories. During the last week, Fort Lauderdale witnessed a total of 20 reported crime cases. The most common crime was theft with 6 occurrences, followed by assault and arrests, each with 5 instances. Vandalism was reported twice, while other crimes and robbery were each reported once. Notably, one of the most alarming incidents involved a male suspect wanted for robbery to a business, although no weapon was reportedly used. The data indicates a concerning situation in the place, with an average of almost 3 crimes reported daily. The high incidence of theft, assault, and arrests highlights the need for increased vigilance and proactive law enforcement measures.
A lottery scam in Broward conned $6.6 million from senior citizens, feds say
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Man says he saw man digging "massive sand hole" that trapped children in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA -- Harry Defina was walking on the beach Tuesday afternoon when he saw an odd site.There was a man digging a large hole. He was alone. Half an hour later, there was a commotion at the place where he saw the man digging.When he got closer he saw a horrifying scene. Scores of people were trying to dig out two children who were trapped in the sand."I'm upset - no way did they dig that hole," he said. The Broward Sheriff's Office has said that the children were digging a hole and sand collapsed on them. Seven-year-old Sloan Mattingly died. Her 9-year-old...
Mother accused of kidnapping eight-month-old daughter in Davie has been charged
FORT LAUDERDALE - The mother of an eight-month-old girl who was the subject of a statewide Amber Alert on Wednesday is under arrest. Arys Martinez, 34, has been charged with kidnapping of a minor under 13 years old. According to Davie police, Amelia Martinez was picked up by her father, Jacob Howard, from her daycare on Tuesday and then handed over to her mother Arys. The alert, which was issued after she went missing, stated that she may be with her mother and that they may be heading to Orlando. Hours later, the mother and daughter were found at a mobile home park in Pembroke Pines. A neighbor described what he saw. "A SWAT member carrying a child ran to the truck down the street. A couple of minutes later, they brought out the woman in handcuffs," he said.Howard was also arrested. He's was charged with interfering with the custody of a minor. Davie police also said that both of Amelia's parents had their parental rights terminated recently.
Experience the Exotic: Five Must-Try Latin American Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
This article presents a curated list of five exceptional Latin American restaurants located in Fort Lauderdale. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Burlington announces new store to open this fall in Hollywood
Burlington, a leading national off-price retailer, has announced today that it will open a new 60,000 square foot store in fall 2015. The new Burlington will be located at Hollywood Shopping Plaza at 651 South State Road 7 in Hollywood, FL. This opening will bring approximately 50-100 new jobs to the Hollywood community and will be one of 40 Burlington locations in the state of Florida.
New charges for teenager accused of killing ‘best friend’
BOCA RATON, Fla. — A South Florida grand jury has recommended new criminal charges against a 15-year-old male. Palm Beach County Clerk of Courts Office records note a 15-year-old male was charged on Feb. 8 with first-degree murder with a firearm and possession of a firearm by a minor.
Pembroke Pines Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 57 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories
Pembroke Pines Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 57 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories. During the last week, Pembroke Pines reported a total of 57 crime cases. The majority were theft cases, which accounted for 23 of the total incidents, followed by domestic related cases at 17. This indicates that these two crime types were the most prevalent in the place. Additionally, there were 5 cases each of assault and suspicious situations, further contributing to the crime total. Less frequent were other types of crimes, which included 3 miscellaneous cases, 2 arrests, and 1 case each of vandalism and burglary. The data suggests a concerning trend of theft and domestic related crimes in Pembroke Pines, highlighting the need for increased vigilance and preventative measures by both the local authorities and the residents.
Attorney explains why man hasn’t joined search for estranged wife missing in Spain
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The search is intensifying for a South Florida woman who went missing in Spain nearly three weeks ago. Meanwhile, questions have remained as to why her estranged husband hasn’t helped with the search. It’s been 19 days since 40-year-old Ana Knezevich disappeared in Madrid,...
Kodak Black walks out of Broward jail, throws rocks at photojournalist, threatens to punch reporter
MIAMI – Kodak Black walked out of Broward County jail on Wednesday afternoon in Fort Lauderdale, and he quickly got aggressive when a Local 10 News team asked questions. The troubled 26-year-old rapper from Pompano Beach threatened to punch Local 10 Reporter Rosh Lowe and threw rocks at Photojournalist Bryan Murphy.
Deputies seek shooter who left man ‘clinging to life’ in Pompano Beach
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives released surveillance video Thursday of a shooting that they say left a man “clinging to life” in Pompano Beach last week. According to investigators, the shooting took place just before 4 p.m. on Feb. 15, near the 700...
Broward jury votes to send convicted rapist, murderer back to death row for 3rd time
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – A Broward jury voted to send convicted rapist and murderer Howard Steven Ault back to death row for the third time. The jury voted 9-3 in favor of the death penalty recommendations after eight total hours in two days of deliberations. Ault, 57, was on...
Sistrunk 2024 Education Grand Marshall and Legacy Community Pillar
Zarline Scott was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where she also grew up. She attended Bethune Cookman College which is now Bethune Cookman University. She was initiated at Gamma Tau chapter in 1956. Zarline holds a Bachelor’s in Speech and Drama and a master’s in education. She spent 45 years in education and administration, before retiring in 1994 for the first time and in 2004 the second time. She is a widow and has three children.
Parents arrested after Broward baby found safe following Amber Alert
DAVIE, Fla. – A mother and father who do not have custody of their 8-month-old daughter were arrested Wednesday after an Amber Alert was issued for her, authorities confirmed. Jail records show Arys Maria Martinez, 34, and Jacob Alexander Howard, 34, were arrested by Davie police. Kidnapped baby found...
Local Road Closures on A1A for 'Bad Boys 4' Film Shoot on February 26
Commuters, residents, and visitors should note traffic changes on the barrier island on Monday, February 26, from 6 a.m. to noon. Northbound A1A will be closed between Las Olas Boulevard and Bayshore Drive during this time. Seabreeze Boulevard will have one lane open in each direction for traffic.
Girl, 7, bitten by water moccasin at Florida park
A 7-year-old girl is recovering after she was bitten by a water moccasin in a Florida park earlier this month.
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Woman tried to choke her 88-year-old dad to death in Deerfield Beach hospice: BSO
A woman is facing felony charges after she allegedly tried to choke her 88-year-old father to death while he was under hospice care in Deerfield Beach, a Broward County Sheriff's Office arrest report said. Lori Lee Brucker, 66, was arrested Saturday on charges including attempted murder, domestic battery by strangulation...