CRIME & SAFETY
2 arrested, 3 people sought in Hollywood Beach Broadwalk shooting that injured 9 on Memorial Day
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Police in Hollywood said Tuesday they are looking to identify three people in connection with a Memorial Day shooting at the city's popular beachfront Broadwalk that injured nine people. Officers patrolling the beach heard gunfire just before 7 p.m. near Johnson Street and later found multiple...
Fatal crash on I-595 leads to road closure near Fort Lauderdale
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A fatal collision on Interstate 595 has led to the highway’s closure as police investigate the crash site. On Tuesday morning, Florida Highway Patrol officers were on the scene as a body lay on the westbound lanes of I-595 near Fort Lauderdale. As a...
Former Plantation Mayor Lynn Stoner arrested; accused of official misconduct, falsifying record
PLANTATION, FLA. (WSVN) - Former mayor Lynn Stoner turned herself into a Broward jail Tuesday morning. The former mayor of Plantation will plead not guilty to charges of official misconduct and falsifying a record. Authorities said Stoner had a medical emergency during the booking process and was taken to the...
Man who yelled n-word, flashed gun at Black teens during Miami protest takes plea deal
Mark Bartlett apologized for his conduct, admitting his words were hateful.
ALERT: WESTBOUND ALLIGATOR ALLEY COMPLETELY SHUT DUE TO FATAL CRASH
BY: TRAFFIC CENTER | BocaNewsNow.com UPDATE @ 6:10 p.m. — Alligator Alley has reopened. BROWARD COUNTY, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2023 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The west bound lanes of Alligator Alley are completely closed due to a fatal tractor trailer crash. The closure starts at the toll plaza in Broward County and extends back… Read More »ALERT: WESTBOUND ALLIGATOR ALLEY COMPLETELY SHUT DUE TO FATAL CRASH
Fort Lauderdale Shooting Leaves 2 Teens Hospitalized, 3rd Arrested
Two teens were hospitalized and a third was arrested following a shooting in Fort Lauderdale Monday night. The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 700 block of Seabreeze Boulevard. Fort Lauderdale Police said officers and fire rescue workers responded and found two gunshot victims. The victims, a 15-year-old and...
Deadly crash on I-595 snarls early morning commute
FORT LAUDERDALE -- The Florida Highway Patrol was investigating a fatality on the westbound lanes of Interstate 595 in Broward County that was snarling the early morning commute.Video from Chopper 4 showed a body covered with a white sheet and lying in the middle of the roadway but it was not clear if the person was a pedestrian or had been in a vehicle.The FHP said the accident occurred about 4:41 a.m. on I-595 between US Highway 441 and the Florida Turnpike.At least two lanes were closed while officials investigated the accident.Motorists were being diverted to the Turnpike during the investigation.
2 people injured, suspect in custody following shooting near Fort Lauderdale Beach
On June 14th, 2023, police answered to studies of a shooting alongside Fort Lauderdale Beach. When officials arrived on the 700 block of Seabreeze Boulevard, they discovered two people who were shot. Both sufferers have been temporarily transported to Broward Health Medical Center. There has been no replace on their prerequisites presently.
Marijuana smuggler nabbed at ag inspection station
WHITE SPRINGS — It wasn’t your typical produce being trucked into Florida over the weekend. Rather, when officers with the Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement inspected the Michigan produce truck around 11:40 p.m. Saturday at Ag Inspection Station 9B on Interstate 75, they found more than 40 pounds of marijuana being smuggled into the state.
BSO search for missing 15-year-old girl in Deerfield Beach
DEERFIELD BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - The Broward Sheriff’s Office Missing Persons Unit is seeking the public’s help in finding a missing 15-year-old girl. Haley Acosta was last seen at around 12:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Southeast Fourth Avenue, Thursday. She was last seen wearing a black...
‘I'm Feeling Lost': Mom Speaks Out After 2-Year-Old Girl Fatally Shot Herself in Pompano Beach
A mother's worst nightmare became a reality when a two-year-old girl found a gun and shot herself inside a Pompano Beach home over the weekend. "I'm feeling lost. I'm feeling hurt," said Starr West, the child's mother. West's daughter Mylia Mombranche died Saturday when authorities said she found a loaded...
Gunman Opens Fire and Flees with Children Following Terrifying Car Crash
A disturbing incident unfolded in Pompano Beach on Friday as a car collision escalated into gunfire, leading to the arrest of a man who attempted to flee the scene with two children.
FL v. Scot R. Peterson: Parkland School Cop Trial
School resource officer Scot Peterson was fired for not confronting the Parkland shooter. Peterson says he did everything he could to prevent the tragedy that unfolded on Feb. 14, 2018 and is eager for the truth to come out. (5/30/23) Fore more crime and trial news coverage, visit Court TV
Florida man arrested after 2-year-old killed by unsecured gun, deputies say
A Florida man was charged with manslaughter after a toddler died in an accidental shooting, deputies said.
Rollover crash leads to vehicle fire on I-75; WB lanes closed
WESTON, FLA. (WSVN) - - A rollover crash on Alligator Alley led to a box truck going up in flames as it ended up on a rock pile that acts as a barrier for the canal. Broward Sheriff’s Fire Rescue units and Weston Fire Rescue were on the scene on the westbound lanes of Interstate 75 near the toll plaza.
Police: 9 shot, hospitalized in dispute on Hollywood's Broadwalk
A warm and muggy start to Tuesday with partly cloudy skies throughout the afternoon. ‘It’s Our Honor’ airs as hour-long Memorial Day Special. The special broadcast featured multiple stories by anchors Ben and Katie Kaplan and reporter Savannah Kelley who were all aboard Honor Flight Tallahassee on April 29. The newscast documented the experiences of multiple veterans as they were whisked away on a free, whirlwind trip to Washington, D.C. to visit the nation’s military monuments and memorials.
Tragedy Strikes Hollywood Beach Broadwalk on Memorial Day: 9 Injured, Including Children
The idyllic atmosphere of the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk was shattered on Memorial Day as a horrifying shooting incident unfolded, leaving a total of nine individuals, including innocent children, injured. The events that transpired on that fateful day serve as a grim reminder of the urgent need to address the pervasive issue of gun violence in our society. As we come to terms with this devastating incident, it is crucial that we reflect on the impact it has on our community and reaffirm our commitment to building a safer future for all.
Youth mobs cause chaotic violence over Memorial Day weekend
WASHINGTON (TND) — Crowds of young people caused chaos coast to coast over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. In Hollywood, Florida, nine people were shot on Monday. The violence reportedly started with several young men fighting when one of them pulled out a gun and started shooting. It was...
Pedestrian struck, killed by Tri-Rail commuter train
A pedestrian died after being struck by a Tri-Rail commuter train in Oakland Park early Sunday. The incident occurred near the intersection of Commercial Boulevard and Powerline Road. Rescue workers arrived at the scene at about 6:17 a.m. and pronounced the victim, who has not been identified, dead, a Broward Sheriff’s Office spokesman said by email. Oakland Park Fire Rescue also responded to ...
4 people injured in I-75 crash, 1 airlifted to hospital
BROWARD COUNTY — Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue reported that four people were hospitalized following a rollover car crash on I-75 near the east toll plaza after 9 a.m. on Saturday. Of the injured, two men sustained severe injuries, with one of them being airlifted to Broward Health Fort Lauderdale.
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