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BMW parts left at the scene of a fatal hit and run, cell phone records placing the suspected driver nearby and comments to the valet at his condo building that he "hit something" and "panicked," added up to $1 million bond Tuesday for Scott L. Roman.
Man accused of threatening group with knife outside Boca bowling alley
A man is accused of threatening a group of people with a knife standing outside a Boca Raton bowling alley, police said.
McDonald's to roll out all-day breakfast Oct. 6
McDonald's operators voted Tuesday to roll out all-day breakfast nationwide on Oct. 6, a long-awaited move that could help boost sales for the flagging burger chain.
Doctor accused of $4.85 million health care fraud pleads not guilty
A Delray Beach doctor accused of defrauding more than $4.85 million from the Medicare system pleaded not guilty Tuesday in federal court in Fort Lauderdale.
Woman, 42, killed by hit-run driver in Fort Lauderdale
A 42-year old woman was killed Monday when she was struck by a hit-and-run driver in the 1400 block of West Sunrise Boulevard, police said.
Man gives child cigarette, shoots child's stepdad when confronted about it, deputies say
A man gave a child a cigarette, deputies said, and then shot the boy's "stepfather" after he confronted him about it.
2 teachers fired by Broward School Board
The Broward County School Board voted Tuesday to fire two teachers, one for drugs and the other for anger.
Overseer of Broward school bond quits; delays feared
The Broward school district's plan to fix aging schools by using $800 million in voter-approved bonds has hit another snag, with the administrator overseeing the effort resigning.
Police: suspected burglar dies after getting stuck in vent
A man police suspect was trying to burglarize a South Florida gas station died after getting stuck in a rooftop vent.
Slain Fox Lake police officer identified as veteran cop, father of four
The Fox Lake police officer shot and killed while chasing three suspects Tuesday morning was a 32-year veteran of the force who went by the nickname "G.I. Joe" and was married with four children, according to a police source and family.
Last steps toward legality for Uber in Broward
It's in black and white now: An Uber-friendly law that adopts the demands of the ride-hailing app company.
Buses serving Boca Raton getting new schedules
In an effort to make sure buses run on time, the county's bus system is changing the schedules of several routes, including two that serve Boca Raton.
Suspect arrested in West Palm double shooting
A police pursuit from West Palm Beach to Riviera Beach led to the arrest of a man accused of shooting two men Monday, according to a West Palm Beach Police news release.
Activist Lauren Book to run for Florida Senate
Since 2010, Lauren Book has led Walk In My Shoes, a 1,500-mile trek from Key West to Tallahassee, to bring awareness to childhood sexual abuse and push for legislative change.
Cleveland Clinic expanding in Weston and into Coral Springs
Cleveland Clinic Florida on Tuesday announced a $302 million expansion in Broward that includes adding beds and operating suites at its Weston hospital and building a new clinic and outpatient surgery center in Coral Springs.
Miami Dolphins release Pro Bowl punter Brandon Fields
The Miami Dolphins have released punter Brandon Fields as they trimmed the roster to 75 players by Tuesday's league deadline.
Man arrested after two women shot in Miami Lakes
Two women were shot after they arrived for work Tuesday morning in Miami Lakes, and a man was taken into custody, CBSMiami is reporting. 
Wrestling legend Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka charged in girlfriend's 1983 death
Wrestling legend Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is being charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter for the death of his girlfriend more than 32 years ago in an assault at an Allentown area motel, Lehigh County authorities said.
Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials
Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs.
Review OKs controversial test that replaced FCAT
An independent review has confirmed that the high-stakes Florida Standards Assessment -- which debuted last year with a host of issues -- is an accurate way to measure students' mastery of tough new state education standards, Florida officials announced Tuesday.
Dow loses nearly 500 points in another wild day on Wall St.
The Dow Jones industrials average closed down nearly 500 points after a bleak Chinese manufacturing report sent markets on another wild ride.
In Miami, Jeb Bush fires back at Donald Trump
He said he would campaign for president "joyfully." But Jeb Bush has apparently realized that happy talk won't get him anywhere in the era of Donald Trump.
Insurance rates in children's health program to rise
Thousands of children in the Florida Healthy Kids health-insurance program will see their rates jump as of Oct. 1 -- and state officials are blaming the federal Affordable Care Act.
Consumer panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size
Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday.
Uber won, but Broward could have stood by regulations a little longer
Broward created and passed the toughest laws in the land for Uber, and now the commission is working hard to tear it all up.



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