CRIME & SAFETY
Pompano Beach man, 35, dies after being struck by car, ejected from wheelchair
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — The Broward County Sheriff's Office is investigating a crash that killed a 35-year-old man from Pompano Beach on Saturday night. The fatal accident happened just after 8:23 p.m. near the 3700 block of Northeast Third Avenue in Deerfield Beach. Investigators said Samuel Gordon Vallon, 24...
Family of woman killed in Broward helicopter crash asks sheriff’s office for $50 million
Attorneys say the family is ready to sue if they don’t reach a settlement with BSO.
Coral Springs Man Threatens Woman at Bus Stop, Victim Seeks Refuge in Aldi Supermarket
A Coral Springs faces charges of first-degree aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he menacingly brandished a knife, threatening to stab a woman who was waiting at a bus stop. The post Coral Springs Man Threatens Woman at Bus Stop, Victim Seeks Refuge in Aldi Supermarket appeared first on Coral Springs Talk.
Drug-Fueled Car Chase Ends with Heroic K-9 Injured
A man faces numerous felony charges, including the infliction of harm or endangerment of a K-9 officer's life The post Drug-Fueled Car Chase Ends with Heroic K-9 Injured appeared first on Coconut Creek Talk.
Convicted killer would rather risk death than let jury off hook for misconduct allegations
Convicted killer Peter Avsenew told a Broward judge Tuesday that he would rather risk the death penalty, again, than let the jury in his double murder retrial last year off the hook for allegations of misconduct. Avsenew, 38, was convicted twice of the murders of Kevin Powell, 52, and Stephen Adams, 47, a Wilton Manors couple who took him into their home during the 2010 holiday season only to ...
Deadly Lauderhill shooting caught on camera as city grapples with rash of violence
LAUDERHILL, Fla. -- Police were searching for a suspect and a motive following a double shooting at a Lauderhill shopping plaza that left one man dead and one man hurt Monday night, officials said.The shooting was caught on surveillance video that showed a man opening fire, sending people in the area running for cover.Selwyn White Jr., 30, was pronounced dead and a second man was treated for non-life-threatening injuries after they were both rushed to a local hospital for treatment, according to a written statement by Lauderhill police.Police were called to 1257 NW 31st Ave., shortly before 9:30 p.m. for...
8 hospitalized after JetBlue flight hits 'sudden severe turbulence'
A flight from Ecuador to Florida Monday landed with eight people needing to go to the hospital for evaluation and treatment.
87-year-old man dies four days after Boynton Beach crash
BOYNTON BEACH — An 87-year-old man died Friday night, four days after a car crash in Boynton Beach left him with critical injuries. On the afternoon of Sept. 18, Sherman Rogers was driving a Honda CR-V northbound in the left-turn lane at the intersection of Military Trail and Royal Palm Drive, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office media release. Meanwhile, Sophia-Rose Pontino, 20, ...
Reward for Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run 8 Years Ago Increases to $7,000: ‘You Can’t Hide’
Reward for information about unsolved hit-and-run that killed James Ortibez in 2015 has been increased to $7,000.
Justice Served: Taylor Schabusiness Receives Life Without Parole for Horrific Murder and Dismemberment
In a harrowing and tragic case that shocked the nation, Taylor Schabusiness has been handed a sentence of life without the possibility of parole for the gruesome murder and dismemberment of the victim. The verdict serves as a stark reminder that justice prevails even in the face of heinous crimes.
Man kicks another's motorcycle over, he fires back with Glock 19
BOCA RATON, Fla. (CBS12) — A 22-year-old man was arrested Monday after allegedly firing a weapon at another person in a gas station brawl. Earlier this month, the Boca Raton Police Department (BRPD) received a call about a physical fight at a Mobil station off West Glades Road. Almost four weeks of investigating the incident on September 1, Ramez Abla was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and battery.
Car Fire Erupts in Coral Springs; Home Spared from Damage
Mike Moser, Deputy Chief for the Coral Springs-Parkland Department, said the call came in at approximately 11:30 a.m. The post Car Fire Erupts in Coral Springs; Home Spared from Damage appeared first on Coral Springs Talk.
Woman Suffered Severe Injuries After Hitting Multiple Parked Cars in Tamarac Mall
A multi-car accident occurred at a shopping center in Tamarac. In this severe mishap, a woman hit several parked vehicles at the Nob Hill Road strip mall. Resultantly, she suffered critical injuries and needed immediate rescue.
Man Whips Into Action to Make Citizens Arrest After 2 Women Steal Nitrous Oxide Canisters
Two women who had stolen exotic whips -- or nitrous oxide canisters from a local store were apprehended and face shoplifting charges. The post Man Whips Into Action to Make Citizens Arrest After 2 Women Steal Nitrous Oxide Canisters appeared first on Coral Springs Talk.
Missing Teen: Margate Police Seeks Help in Locating 13-Year-Old
The Margate Police Department is once again seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing teen with a history of running away from home.
Parking at the Broward courthouse is not as safe as you might think
When a Weston woman answered the call for jury duty, she never imagined she would become a victim. She parked her car, as hundreds do daily, in the Third Avenue garage adjacent to the Broward County courthouse. And when her civic duty was done, she drove off without even bothering to walk around her car to make sure everything was okay. She was in the courthouse parking garage. What could go ...
Lauderhill Shootout Claims One Life, Florida Schools Face Scholarship Suspension Amid Alleged China Ties
A recent triple shooting in Lauderhill resulted in one death and two injuries, leaving the South Florida community in shock. Shortly before 11 PM, police responded to a distress call at Northwest 50th Street and University Drive, where they found victims with gunshot wounds. The deceased, a 20-year-old male identified as Brandon Spells, died at the scene. The other two victims are recovering in a hospital from non-life-threatening injuries.
Tamarac Crime Update: 6 Car Theft Incidents This Week
Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates with the residents, this is a summary of Tamarac crime events through September 18. The post Tamarac Crime Update: 6 Car Theft Incidents This Week appeared first on Tamarac Talk.
BSO trust fund grants $880,000 to nonprofits
The Broward Sheriff’s Office announced on Tuesday that the Law Enforcement Trust Fund will be awarding $880,000 in grants to 88 programs. Sheriff Gregory Tony will be distributing the checks during a ceremony at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, at E. Pat Larkins Community Center, at 520 Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard, in Pompano Beach.
Fla. firefighter-paramedic speaks about fatal helicopter crash
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — One of the Broward County firefighter-paramedics who survived the fatal helicopter crash in Pompano Beach last month has said he intends to sue the maintenance company that had last worked on the helicopter. Mikael Chaguaceda spoke for the first time about the incident when the...