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$75,000 bond ordered for man accused in hit-run that killed Fort Lauderdale teen

Felissa Williams wanted a high bond for the 28-year-old driver suspected of fatally striking and killing her teenage daughter and that's what she got.

Broward Judge John "Jay" Hurley Friday ordered Max Stevenson Francois, of Fort Lauderdale, held in jail on a $75,000 bond during his first-appearance...

Fuel leak blamed, investigated, for Lauderdale airport plane fire

Based on the magnitude of the fire and billowing black smoke, aviation authorities initially said a Dynamic International Airways Boeing 767 suffered a fuel leak while on a taxiway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Thursday.

That's not to mention a deep puddle of jet fuel that...

U.S. special operations forces being deployed in Syria

The Pentagon will deploy several dozen U.S. special operations forces to Syria for the first time to advise moderate rebel fighters, facilitate coalition airstrikes and gather better intelligence on Islamic State, U.S. officials said Friday.

The U.S. teams are expected to operate in Kurdish-controlled...

GOP suspends future debate with NBC

Republicans took their revenge today against what they called a presidential debate full of “inaccurate or downright offensive” questions by suspending a future session planned with NBC News.

Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, has been under pressure from candidates...

Hundreds of Florida prisoners among the 6,000 drug offenders to be released starting Friday

About 6,000 drug offenders will be released from federal custody over the next few days, but some legal experts warn that the government has done too little to help many of them successfully reintegrate into society.

The prisoners will be released from federal Bureau of Prisons custody on Friday...

Bear hunt ends but protest continues

Animal-rights activists couldn't stop the bear hunt, but they could memorialize the bears killed. So on Friday they did – much to the puzzlement of state workers who had no idea they were coming.

Over a dozen protesters gathered outside the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's northern...

Detectives put bite on suspect in theft of teeth-whitening strips

Authorities didn't need to look far in their search for a suspect who allegedly stole teeth-whitening strips from a pharmacy in Parkland this month and then attempted to sell the items at a pawn shop.

Ryan Bruner was already locked up at the BSO main jail after being arrested Oct. 24 by Coral Springs...

Animatronic, life-size dinosaur display debuts at South Florida Science Center

They long ago reigned supreme on earth and now they will rule West Palm Beach's South Florida Science Center and Aquarium for the next several months.

The "Dinosaurs Around the World," a newly opened exhibit that runs through April 16, takes visitors back in time to wander the world when it was...

Deputies seek help in cracking car burglaries - 82 so far

The car burglaries keep coming.

A reward of $3,000 is now being offered by Crime Stoppers of Broward in a series of car burglaries that have been plaguing vehicle owners in Oakland Park since Oct. 20.

A new spate of eight burglaries Wednesday night into Thursday brings the grand total of car break-ins...

50 years pass since sea tragedy that claimed Pompano seniors

Like a scene from a disaster movie stuck on replay, it's haunted Roswita Pellowski for half a century.

A cruise ship, 13 miles from land, being consumed by a fire in its belly in the wee hours of the morning. A series of small screw-ups — a night watchman's missed checkpoint, failure to sound a...

LeBron James continues to embrace former Heat teammates

The friendships remain beyond the game, LeBron James said Friday, answering, "of course," when asked if he had gotten together with former teammates Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on Thursday night.

But he also appreciates why Wade would say the Miami Heat are "coming for" James and the Cleveland Cavaliers...

Wife of Dolphins' Grimes has charges reduced in September fracas at stadium

A Miami-Dade County judge on Friday reduced felony charges against Miko Grimes, wife of Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes, who was arrested in September at the team's home opener, according to television reports.

Grimes, 40, of Davie, originally faced a felony charge of battery on a police officer,...

SunPass, Northeast's E-Z Pass still not compatible

Q: When will E-Z Pass be accepted in Florida? On a recent vacation, we wound up with a long, difficult process of getting reimbursed for administrative charges to our rental car even though we had purchased SunPass.

Alan Horwitz, Baltimore, Md.

A: Florida's Turnpike officials say they are ready...

Slain woman's family bereft of answers in 2-month-old case

The death of his sister doesn't get easier with time.

Instead, his anger grows daily.

Milosz Weich wants answers: Who killed Magdalena Weich?

His sister was reported missing by her boyfriend. Her body turned up the next day, dumped in a wooded area near Coral Springs High School. The police department...

Dolphins' Cameron Wake out for season with torn Achilles

Miami Dolphins pass rusher Cameron Wake's season is over after he tore his left Achilles tendon in Thursday night's 36-7 loss to the New England Patriots.

And there is a strong possibility that Wake, whose 70 sacks puts him second all-time in franchise history, has played his last snap for the...

Broward pair ready to run their 30th NYC Marathon

The race is 26.2 miles, but for Alan Miller and Scott Peterson the journey in the New York City Marathon has gone on for decades.

Though the two South Florida runners and long-time friends have followed different paths, Sunday they will share the experience of running in the world's largest marathon...

State seeks to tighten rules on drones

When Marc Asselin sought federal approval in April to use drones commercially, his was the 59th company in the country to do so. A few months later, more than a thousand companies were approved.

With the industry's explosive growth has come tighter government regulation – including a 400-foot height...

Court upholds UF policy barring guns in dorms

TALLAHASSEE A state appeals court Friday rejected arguments by a gun-rights group that sought to overturn a University of Florida ban on firearms in residence halls and other university housing.

The group Florida Carry Inc. argued that people have a right to possess guns in their homes, including...

Why you're actually making less than five years ago

If it seems harder and harder to pay your bills, here's why: After factoring in inflation, many of us are making less money than we were five years ago.

Median household income in South Florida fell from $48,846 in 2010 to $48,458 last year when adjusted for inflation, according to the latest figures...

Third person accused in fatal August shooting of Pompano man

A third suspect in the fatal shooting of a Pompano Beach man has been arrested and is facing a first-degree murder charge, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.

Lee County Sheriff's deputies picked up Fredrick Louis Addison, 20, on Oct. 20 during a felony traffic stop. He was wanted in the Aug. 25...

ESPN shuts down Grantland

ESPN has shut down its blog "Grantland."

Launched in 2011 by Bill Simmons, the site for long-form journalism and cultural commentary was named for legendary sports journalist Grantland Rice.

Simmons and ESPN parted ways in May. Simmons had served as a sports columnist, TV host and analyst. ESPN...

New life for the former Motorola office park in Plantation

Where most people saw outdated office buildings on a sprawling Plantation campus, Michael Burns saw potential.

"We acquired and inherited a really good underlying asset," Burns said of the 850,000-square-foot Motorola Solutions office park at 8000 W. Sunrise Boulevard. "The buildings have good...

'The Walking Dead' gets seventh season on AMC

Days after airing its most talked-about episode of the current season, AMC announced it has given a seventh season to its hit zombie apocalypse series "The Walking Dead" and a sixth season to postmortem chat series "Talking Dead."

"The Walking Dead," which is based on Robert Kirkman's Image Comics...

Dolphins keeping the faith despite harsh reality

Middle linebacker Kelvin Sheppard spoke with resolve and conviction in the lockerroom after the Dolphins’ 36-7 loss to the New England Patriots on Thursday night.

Sheppard vowed that the Dolphins would go to Buffalo next week, a place where they’re 0-3 since 2012, and come home with a victory.

Average Floridians are the most gloomy about finances

Florida's expanding economy hasn't trickled down yet to average folks.

Floridians whose yearly household income is less than $50,000 were the most pessimistic in October's monthly economic poll released Friday by the University of Florida.

Their perceptions about their personal finances compared...

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