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Broward's first flakka baby: Born premature, he only lived an hour

The premature three-pound, two-ounce infant lived only an hour.

His legacy: Broward County's youngest, most innocent victim of the street drug flakka.

Born to a mother who smoked the dangerous substance during pregnancy, the baby boy was approximately nine weeks premature and had the synthetic...

Hyde: Dolphins' Hell Week exposes years of problems

I am lying on my back, staring at the sky, wondering if this is the only way to not see some Dolphin sullied by Hell Week. And even this view isn't a certainty. Maybe defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle is on that plane, way up there, flying out of town.

The organization celebrates its 50th season...

After 50 years, Northeast High majorette back twirling at homecoming

Patty Hickman Hoffmeyer used to dazzle many Northeast High football fans with her baton twirling skills, and 50 years after graduation, she's ready to give it another spin.

Hoffmeyer, who lives in Royal Palm Beach, was a member of the Oakland Park school's first graduation class in 1965 and wanted...

Jury weighs misconduct charges against two Fort Lauderdale cops

Two suspended Fort Lauderdale police officers are waiting for a Broward jury to determine whether they committed a crime when they filed police reports in 2010 that turned out to be untrue.

Billy Koepke, 36, and Brian Dodge, 34, originally faced much more serious charges, including kidnapping, racketeering...

US Marshals hunting Hawaii fugitive with Florida connections

The U.S. Marshal is seeking the public's help in locating one of Hawaii's top 15 most-wanted fugitives.

Luke Warner, 48, is wanted for skipping out on a 10-year federal prison sentence for meth trafficking. He is also facing a prison sentence in Hawaii.

Authorities believe Warner may have fled...

South Carolina city to pay $6.5 million to family of fleeing man shot by cop

A city in South Carolina approved a $6.5 million settlement Thursday with the family of an unarmed black man shot to death earlier this year by a white police officer.

The North Charleston City Council approved the settlement by a 10-0 vote, and members of Walter Scott's family were on hand when...

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Coral Springs High students suffer dehydration symptoms, go to hospital

More than a dozen Coral Springs High School students were taken to hospitals after showing symptoms of dehydration at an outdoor event Thursday.

Coral Springs Fire Rescue transported 14 students to Broward Health Coral Springs and Northwest Medical Center between 3 and 3:30 p.m. after the students...

Asian market in Sunrise charged with wildlife violations

A large Asian grocery store in Sunrise that carries specialty items such as fresh jellyfish and dried seaweed has been hit with criminal charges for mistreating wildlife being sold as food.

New York Mart, part of a Chinese grocery chain based in Queens, N.Y., delivers bamboo shoots, pig's ears,...

Jupiter man accused of molesting several children, police say

A Jupiter man is accused of molesting several children over a number of years, according to police.

Jupiter police arrested Carlos Portalea, 68, on Wednesday.

Police said they were called in April to a Jupiter home about allegations of child molestation. There they met Portalea, a woman and her husband...

Former bank exec pleads guilty to helping Rothstein fraud

A former regional vice president of TD Bank pleaded guilty Thursday to his role in assisting Scott Rothstein's massive fraud, court records show.

Frank Spinosa, 54, of Fort Lauderdale, was arrested last October and pleaded not guilty to six federal wire fraud and conspiracy charges.

Federal prosecutors...

Police seeking suspects involved in shooting at car business

When Broward Sheriff's deputies arrived at a used car business on a call about a shooting, they found the victim face-down on the lot, still breathing.

"I'm dying, I'm dying," he said repeatedly, according to the police incident report.

Orlando Samuels, 32, was shot multiple times inside the business...

Deputy shoots, kills machete-wielding man after fatal stabbing, sheriff says

Following a fatal stabbing just outside West Palm Beach, a Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man carrying a machete, authorities said.

The Sheriff's Office identified the man fatally stabbed as Mauro Londono, 60. The man shot by the deputy was identified as Amado Lago, 46.


Delray man sentenced to 9 months in dog-starvation case

A Delray Beach man convicted in July of letting a pet pit bull nearly starve to death was sentenced Thursday to nine months in jail.

Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Karen Miller said that while sentencing Anthony Herring, 38, she recalled how the dog, named Bella, became "skeletal" while in Herring's...

Skeleton found after man carries skull to shopping center

Authorities in central Florida have a mystery on their hands after a homeless man brought a human skull to a shopping center, reportedly a Publix market.

The Indian River County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that deputies were summoned Tuesday morning after the man holding the skull walked...

Final Democratic debate to be held in Miami March 9

The final Democratic presidential primary debate will take place March 9 in Miami, a source in the Democratic National Committee confirmed.

The locations of the six debates — and the dates of the first four — had been announced Aug. 6. The first will take place on Oct. 13 in Nevada. One debate...

Shots fired at nationally known Reggaeton singer after Orlando performance

A nationally known Reggaeton singer escaped injury this week after an unknown shooter opened fire on his Mercedes tour van in Orlando.

Austin "Arcangel" Santos had just finished a performance at the Majestic Event Center about 2:45 a.m. Sunday when he left with his seven-member entourage including...

Men arrested in drug-trafficking probe brought in 2 kilos of cocaine a week, cops say

For months, a group of at least 10 men flooded the streets of West Palm Beach and Riviera Beach with cocaine, according to an arrest report.

The group was led by two men — Timothy Daniels and Adam Harp — who acted as supplier and distributor, respectively. Together they employed drug dealers who...

Fewer policyholders agreeing to leave Citizens Insurance

Another 142,500 policies have been OK'd for removal from the state-run Citizens Property Insurance Co., bringing the total approved for takeout to 1.3 million in 2015.

The actual number of offers made by private insurers will be much smaller than the number approved, and the percentage of Citizens...

Police identify couple found dead at Miramar home

Miramar police are investigating the discovery of a couple who were found dead Thursday inside a home in the Silver Lakes community.

"An elderly couple, a male and a female, were deceased at the home," Miramar police spokeswoman Tania Rues said. "There were no obvious signs of foul play."

They were...

Paul Prudhomme, Louisiana chef who popularized Cajun food, dies

Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday. He was 75.

Tiffanie Roppolo, the CFO of Prudhomme's businesses, told The Associated Press that he died early Thursday after a brief illness.

Guatemalan teen's killing spurs coalition to spread message of unity

On a recent Friday night, nearly 400 people packed the town's community center for a Guatemalan-themed art exhibit, greeted by a poster of a smiling Onesimo Marcelino Lopez-Ramos.

The poster was a reminder that this gathering was about far more than the paintings, the homemade hot chocolate and...

Rep. Kevin McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just before they were to vote and producing ever-deeper chaos for a divided Congress.

"We need a new face," McCarthy declared after...

Woman hits car twice in parking lot, sister threatens other driver with knife, cops say

A woman hit a car in a Walmart parking lot twice, and when the teen asked for her information, the woman's sister pulled a knife on him, police said.

Greenacres police arrested Amanda Shaw, 25, on Wednesday.

Police said Shaw and her 18-year-old sister were in the parking lot of Walmart, 6294 Forest...

Two men found dead in an apartment near downtown West Palm Beach, police say

Police say they found two men shot to death in an apartment in West Palm Beach.

The scene is along Tamarind Avenue, one block north of Banyan Boulevard, near the West Palm Beach Water Treatment Plant. Police received a call about 4 p.m. and found the bodies in a second-floor apartment.


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