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TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott's administration will investigate Planned Parenthood offices throughtout Florida after a series of undercover videos of the group's representatives talking about donating tissue of aborted fetuses surfaced online in recent weeks, his office announced Wednesday.
Reports of suspended search wrong, Coast Guard says; teens' survival could rest in their nautical skills
Contrary to reports widely circulating on social media late Wednesday morning, Coast Guard officials said the search for two teens missing since Friday is continuing.
Missing teens likely battled perils of the Gulf Stream
The Gulf Stream, a fast-moving current that parallels the Florida coast, can be perilous during a storm - and likely played havoc with the two missing teenage boaters, authorities said Wednesday.
Man convicted of beheading girlfriend sentenced to life in prison
Paul Edwards, who was convicted Friday in the 2009 murder of his girlfriend Lisa Spence, was sentenced Wednesday to spend the rest of his life in prison.
US official: Debris in photo belongs to Boeing 777
A U.S. official says air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year.
Mayo: Searching for truce in Uber war
As the Uber war rages, I'm here to offer a peace plan. Uber says it will stop Broward pick-ups as of Friday, and the popular ride-brokering service says it will no longer be able to operate in Palm Beach County if county commissioners adopt licensing and insurance rules similar to Broward's.
Controversial synagogue near downtown Boca Raton approved
BOCA RATON - After months of controversy and hours of debate, a supersized synagogue on the city's main drag won final approval Tuesday night from the City Council.
Self-described gambler loses after pursuit that police say reached 120 mph
A Boynton Beach man's claim that he knows federal agents didn't prevent his arrest or win favor with a judge after a late night, high-speed pursuit along two interstate highways that Davie police said exceeded 120 mph at times.
West Boca Raton High principal apologizes, moved to charter school office
The former principal of West Boca Raton High School now admits he plagiarized graduation speeches and says he feels "embarrassed and remorseful."
Lobster miniseason starts with good weather, sea conditions
With a weather forecast for light winds and calm seas, it should be a busy lobster miniseason Wednesday and Thursday off Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties.
Rothstein adviser pleads guilty, expected to testify in former TD Bank executive's trial
Former financial adviser Michael Szafranski admitted Wednesday that he conspired with Scott Rothstein to defraud investors out of millions of dollars.
Man accused of offering to drive underage girls to Boynton in exchange for sex act
A West Palm Beach man is accused of offering to drive two underage teenage girls to Boynton Beach in exchange for touching one of their breasts, police said.
Pompano Beach boys in fatal bicycle crash identified
The Broward Sheriff's Office has identified two young boys - one of them deceased - who were struck by a car while riding a bicycle in Pompano Beach.
Dolphins unveil throwback uniforms for Dec. 14 home game
The Miami Dolphins on Wednesday revealed the throwback uniform they will wear for the Dec. 14 Monday night home game against the New York Giants.
Poll: Most Floridians don't fear a hurricane hit this year
Appeals court grants convicted murderer hearing due to 'ineffective counsel'
The 4th District Court of Appeal in West Palm Beach is granting convicted murderer Neal Jacobson an evidentiary hearing after ruling Wednesday that he had an "ineffective" defense attorney.
Feeding program benefits seniors, kids
FORT LAUDERDALE - For the first time this week, adults and children dined together at the L.A. LEE YMCA Family Center.
Report: 11-year-old accused of strangulation once carried around dead farm animals
An 11-year-old boy accused of strangling a 4-year-old boy had a history of disturbing behavior, including choking another child until the child turned blue in the face and carrying around dead farm animals, according to sheriff's deputies.
Pink handgun was too hot; burglary suspect sought to return it, deputies say
Word on the street was detectives knew who stole a pink handgun from a car in the driveway of a home in North Lauderdale - so the suspect had a change of heart, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.
Pompano Beach man promised child treats to keep sex secret, investigators say
A Pompano Beach man has been arrested and accused of sexually abusing two young girls.
Surveillance shows iPad being snatched from little boy in Tamarac
Broward Sheriff's deputies are looking for the person seen stealing an iPad from a 4-year-old boy who was watching cartoons while waiting for his mother inside a Tamarac beauty salon.
Cooper City baseball coach accused of molesting second boy
A Cooper City baseball coach is accused of molesting a second boy in his home, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.
Clinton to call for lifting embargo with Cuba
Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign says she will call for lifting the embargo with Cuba in a Florida address on Friday.
If Donald Trump sought to address National Urban League, he'd be told 'you're fired'
The Urban League wants substantive discussion of critical issues facing African-Americans and cities at its national conference this week in Fort Lauderdale. One thing that means: no Donald Trump.
Victoria Siegel autopsy: Methadone, sertraline toxicity fatal
A lethal mixture of methadone and sertraline killed 18-year-old Victoria Siegel, the daughter of "Queen of Versailles" stars who was found unresponsive in her family's Windermere mansion in June, the medical examiner's office announced today.



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