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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
N. Fort Myers teen stolen from home into sex traffickingeight men took advantage of her before police rescued her. Reports say Lewis t
N. Fort Myers teen stolen from home into sex trafficking
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 hours ago
eight men took advantage of her before police rescued her. Reports say Lewis told the girl she owed him for getting her to Broward County. Her payment -- have sex with men and give him the money. "The social media and the internet accessibility is... Read more
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Billboard
Desiigner, Lil Yachty & More Rising Rappers Bring the Hype to XXL's 2016 Freshmen Show in NYCAnderson .Paak, Lil Uzi and 21 Savage did not perform at the inaugural show. Ko
Desiigner, Lil Yachty & More Rising Rappers Bring the Hype to XXL's 2016 Freshmen Show in NYC
Billboard / Posted 3 hours ago
Anderson .Paak, Lil Uzi and 21 Savage did not perform at the inaugural show. Kodak Black, who is currently incarcerated at Broward County jail on several charges including robbery and false imprisonment, could not attend though several acts shouted... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Beware of beach bacteria before going for swimthe intestinal tracts of humans and animals, causing possible disease, infectio
Beware of beach bacteria before going for swim
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 hours ago
the intestinal tracts of humans and animals, causing possible disease, infections or rashes. Beaches in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe Counties have registered "poor" ratings during recent tests, although no swim advisories have been... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
N. Fort Myers teen stolen from home into sex traffickingeight men took advantage of her before police rescued her. Reports say Lewis t
N. Fort Myers teen stolen from home into sex trafficking
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 hours ago
eight men took advantage of her before police rescued her. Reports say Lewis told the girl she owed him for getting her to Broward County. Her payment -- have sex with men and give him the money. "The social media and the internet accessibility is... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Former after-school counselor accused of molesting girls testifies in trialat an after-school program took the stand Wednesday in his trial. Michael Jone
Former after-school counselor accused of molesting girls testifies in trial
Local 10 Miami / Posted 4 hours ago
at an after-school program took the stand Wednesday in his trial. Michael Jones testified Wednesday afternoon in a Broward County courtroom. The former camp counselor at Forest Hills Elementary School is accused of inappropriately touching... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida Book Festival in its fifth yearwill be held the first Monday of every month. For more information, visit mijby
South Florida Book Festival in its fifth year
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
will be held the first Monday of every month. For more information, visit mijbyram.com. Attorneys discuss thrillers Broward authors Solange Ritchie and Vincent Sachar both had long careers as attorneys before turning to writing thrillers.... Read more
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NBC Miami
Mom Accused of Killing 2 Kids in Miramar IncompetentA Broward judge ruled Wednesday that a mother accused of killing her two childr
Mom Accused of Killing 2 Kids in Miramar Incompetent
NBC Miami / Posted 4 hours ago
A Broward judge ruled Wednesday that a mother accused of killing her two children in Miramar is incompetent due to mental illness. Police say 40-year-old Sophia Hines smothered her two children with a bedsheet on June 8 inside a Miramar home. She... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Tow truck driver pulls unconscious driver out of burning carsaid. "I can't live with that." The driver had regained consciousness by the t
Tow truck driver pulls unconscious driver out of burning car
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 hours ago
said. "I can't live with that." The driver had regained consciousness by the time paramedics arrived and was taken to Broward Health North in serious condition. Habersham said he doesn't consider himself a hero. He said saving the driver... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Universal Insurance Holdings expands to 13th statemount from non-weather-related water damage claims and resulting lawsuits. Publ
Universal Insurance Holdings expands to 13th state
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
mount from non-weather-related water damage claims and resulting lawsuits. Publicly owned Citizens, the so-called "insurer of last resort," is seeking average increases of 8.9 percent to 9.1 percent in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade c... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Falling home prices? Don't count on it, report saysmortgage insurer based in Walnut Creek, Calif., said Palm Beach County has a 4
Falling home prices? Don't count on it, report says
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
mortgage insurer based in Walnut Creek, Calif., said Palm Beach County has a 4 percent chance of lower prices by 2018. Broward County's chance stands at 3 percent, while Miami-Dade and the state of Florida are at 2 percent. All three South... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Florida's buget, new laws begin July 1stripe or to be oriented in the same direction. --- HB 1051, prohibits overnig
Florida's buget, new laws begin July 1
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 5 hours ago
stripe or to be oriented in the same direction. --- HB 1051, prohibits overnight anchoring in part of the Middle River in Broward County, Sunset Lake in Miami-Dade County and three parts of Biscayne Bay in Miami-Dade. THE GREAT OUTDOORS --- SB... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Miami-Dade County, FL's Seaport Revs at 'A'; Outlook Stableand the potential for sizable future borrowings. Fitch views other Florida port
Fitch Affirms Miami-Dade County, FL's Seaport Revs at 'A'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 5 hours ago
and the potential for sizable future borrowings. Fitch views other Florida ports as suitable peers for PortMiami, including Broward County (Port Everglades) and Canaveral Port Authority (FL). Revenue Risk - Volume: Midrange Stable Revenues: The... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Deputies catch 2 men burglarizing Deerfield Beach homeBEACH, Fla. - Two men were arrested Tuesday after authorities caught them burgl
Deputies catch 2 men burglarizing Deerfield Beach home
Local 10 Miami / Posted 6 hours ago
BEACH, Fla. - Two men were arrested Tuesday after authorities caught them burglarizing a Deerfield Beach home, the Broward Sheriff’s Office reports. Members of the Burglary Apprehension Team, which consists of detectives from multiple law... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
2 men steal $60,000 stump grinder from Hollywood storage facility, police sayon the trailer before attaching it to their truck. Anyone with information abo
2 men steal $60,000 stump grinder from Hollywood storage facility, police say
Local 10 Miami / Posted 6 hours ago
on the trailer before attaching it to their truck. Anyone with information about their identities is asked to call Hollywood police at 954-967-4411 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Copyright 2016 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reser... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Dolphins make $5 million donation to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Centerencourage everybody to participate somehow some way." The Fall Family Fest is
Dolphins make $5 million donation to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
encourage everybody to participate somehow some way." The Fall Family Fest is scheduled for Oct. 29 with one location in Broward County and another in Miami-Dade County. And the second annual golf tournament is scheduled for April 21 at... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Preliminary numbers show HIV cases on the rise in Central FloridaFlorida Department of Health. Orange County has the third highest number of HI
Preliminary numbers show HIV cases on the rise in Central Florida
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 hours ago
Florida Department of Health. Orange County has the third highest number of HIV- AIDS cases in the state, behind Miami and Broward County. The number of people becoming infected with HIV in Orange County is up 28 percent in 2016. It’s up 46... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida Youth Basketball NewsLakes Middle School's Alexis Glasco takes flight and soars to the title in the
South Florida Youth Basketball News
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 hours ago
Lakes Middle School's Alexis Glasco takes flight and soars to the title in the 100-meter hurdles during the recent Broward County middle school girls' track and field championship meet at Coral Springs High School. Glasco's all-around... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Man found dead in Fort Lauderdale alley identifiedhomicide, authorities said. Joseph Fetchen was found dead at 6:05 a.m. Tuesday
Man found dead in Fort Lauderdale alley identified
Local 10 Miami / Posted 8 hours ago
homicide, authorities said. Joseph Fetchen was found dead at 6:05 a.m. Tuesday in an alley in the 700 block of West Broward Boulevard. Fort Lauderdale police are investigating the circumstances surrounding Fetchen's death. Anyone with... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Find your focus in free meditation classes on Hollywood Beachmorning after her personal meditation at home, as a way of keeping people inspi
Find your focus in free meditation classes on Hollywood Beach
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
morning after her personal meditation at home, as a way of keeping people inspired. In September, she'll lead her first Broward Meditates workshop at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Rochelle and Laman Tyus, of North Miami, attended... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Strangers connect with eye-eye contactabout the whole thing like you normally would with a bunch of strangers, it's j
Strangers connect with eye-eye contact
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
about the whole thing like you normally would with a bunch of strangers, it's just calming." Piedra said she's planning more eye-gazing events in the near future in Miami-Dade and Broward. For more information, go to thesacredspacemiami.com/ev... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Americanism, Trumpism, and the difference betweensought Tuesday to depict Democrats as one big, happy, unified group." Among par
Americanism, Trumpism, and the difference between
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
sought Tuesday to depict Democrats as one big, happy, unified group." Among party leadership, including Sanders-supporting Broward County Party Chair Cynthia Busch, that's all well and good. But some other Sanders supporters aren't ready for the... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Man found dead along Alligator AlleyBROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investi
Man found dead along Alligator Alley
Local 10 Miami / Posted 11 hours ago
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating after found a man dead near the Everglades. The discovery was made Wednesday morning at a gas station in western Broward County near the Collier County line. A... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
2 children sought in connection with burglary at C.B. Smith Parkthem with a tool. No items were stolen. Anyone with information about the boy
2 children sought in connection with burglary at C.B. Smith Park
Local 10 Miami / Posted 11 hours ago
them with a tool. No items were stolen. Anyone with information about the boys' identities is asked to call Pembroke Pines police at 954-435-6563 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Copyright 2016 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights rese... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Slots referendum will be on November ballotLee, Palm Beach and Washington counties are others that have passed similar bal
Slots referendum will be on November ballot
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 11 hours ago
Lee, Palm Beach and Washington counties are others that have passed similar ballot initiatives and await a court decision. Broward and Dade counties have slot machines. So do three Seminole Tribe casinos. Other action from�Tuesday�s�meeting: � A... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'We'd like franchises in New York and Toronto'the CPL this year takes the carnival to the United States for the first time -
'We'd like franchises in New York and Toronto'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 11 hours ago
the CPL this year takes the carnival to the United States for the first time - six matches will be played in Central Broward Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida. But the CPL also faces significant challenges. Every season so far has made a loss.... Read more
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Naples Daily News
North Fort Myers girl forced to be sex slave, man in jaillooked through the teen's text messages sent to Lewis. Lewis arrived at the mo
North Fort Myers girl forced to be sex slave, man in jail
Naples Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
looked through the teen's text messages sent to Lewis. Lewis arrived at the motel room while police were there. He admitted to police that the teen was with him. Lewis is being held on no bond at the Paul Rein Detention Facility in Broward Co... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Human remains found near EvergladesBROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investi
Human remains found near Everglades
Local 10 Miami / Posted 13 hours ago
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating after human remains were found near the Everglades. The discovery was made Wednesday morning in the 49000 block of Everglades Parkway. A view from Sky 10 showed... Read more
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Broward-Palm Beach New Times
Fort Lauderdale's Flagler Village Brewery Hosts Official Launch Party in Augustat 551 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale. Call 754-200-8648, or visit facebook.c
Fort Lauderdale's Flagler Village Brewery Hosts Official Launch Party in August
Broward-Palm Beach New Times / Posted 13 hours ago
at 551 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale. Call 754-200-8648, or visit facebook.com. Nicole Danna is a food writer covering Broward and Palm Beach counties. To get the latest in food and drink news in South Florida, follow her @SoFloNicole or find... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
First baby with Zika-linked microcephaly born in Floridaand increased lab capacity. He said Tuesday that Florida's Health Department ha
First baby with Zika-linked microcephaly born in Florida
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 17 hours ago
and increased lab capacity. He said Tuesday that Florida's Health Department had already reviewed requests for aid from Broward, Miami-Dade and Orange counties. Palm Beach County has begun sending fliers educating the public on the dangers of... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Cuban rafter accused of swinging machete at Customs officer appears in federal courtGutierrez jumped out of the boat "with a knife in his hand," according to the c
Cuban rafter accused of swinging machete at Customs officer appears in federal court
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 17 hours ago
Gutierrez jumped out of the boat "with a knife in his hand," according to the complaint. "As a result, officers [from the Broward Sheriff's Office] were forced to employ less than lethal means by shooting Gutierrez with bean bag rounds and safely... Read more
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New Kerala
St. Kitts and Nevis to host CPL 2016 final - newkerala.com #83298each play 10 matches overall, four of which are at home, with each team also pl
St. Kitts and Nevis to host CPL 2016 final - newkerala.com #83298
New Kerala / Posted 19 hours ago
each play 10 matches overall, four of which are at home, with each team also playing two neutral venue games in Central Broward Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida (from July 28-31). In all, seven stadium will be used in this year's CPL:- Barbados... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Marlins, Conley collapse as Tigers club 3 homers in fifthagainst his former team. Reliever Nick Wittgren compounded the damage by servi
Marlins, Conley collapse as Tigers club 3 homers in fifth
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
against his former team. Reliever Nick Wittgren compounded the damage by serving a two-run homer to Nick Castellanos, the Broward County native. The inning started innocently enough when Conley tied a career high with his ninth strikeout as James... Read more
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First Coast News
Slot machines make it to November ballotgambling agreement with the Seminole Indian tribe only allows slot machines at
Slot machines make it to November ballot
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
gambling agreement with the Seminole Indian tribe only allows slot machines at non-tribe facilities in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Bowman says the vote Tuesday was needed or they would have to wait another two years. “I think it is... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Clues point to kitty culprit in flood at Pompano Beach animal sheltermay not have killed the cat in this case, but it certainly did cause a whole lo
Clues point to kitty culprit in flood at Pompano Beach animal shelter
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
may not have killed the cat in this case, but it certainly did cause a whole lot of damage to the Florida Humane Society of Broward. A frisky feline known to play in sinks apparently turned on a water faucet at the Pompano Beach shelter, left it... Read more
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Miami New Times
Body in Bag Found Off Palmetto Expressway2010, several different body parts started popping up in the waterways all thro
Body in Bag Found Off Palmetto Expressway
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
2010, several different body parts started popping up in the waterways all throughout South Florida, including Miami and Broward. Legs and arms were found encased in cement in a canal. A head was found in a bucket. Other body parts were found... Read more
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NBC Miami
Man's Body Found in Fort Lauderdale Alleywayafter a man was found killed in Fort Lauderdale early Tuesday. The man's body
Man's Body Found in Fort Lauderdale Alleyway
NBC Miami / Posted yesterday
after a man was found killed in Fort Lauderdale early Tuesday. The man's body was found in an alleyway behind 701 West Broward Boulevard just after 6 a.m., Fort Lauderdale Police said. Investigators are working to identify man. Police haven't... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville council OKs voter referendum for slot machinesgambling agreement with the Seminole Indian tribe only allows slot machines at
Jacksonville council OKs voter referendum for slot machines
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
gambling agreement with the Seminole Indian tribe only allows slot machines at non-tribe facilities in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Those counties were allowed slot machines after Florida voters approved an amendment to the state... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Hillary Clinton campaign in Florida says it's on same page as Bernie Sanders backersof Mayors in Indianapolis on June 26, 2016. He showed the picture to group of p
Hillary Clinton campaign in Florida says it's on same page as Bernie Sanders backers
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
of Mayors in Indianapolis on June 26, 2016. He showed the picture to group of party volunteers, interns and staffers at the Broward Democratic Party headquarters in Plantation on June 28, 2016. Ortis is a Hillary Clinton delegate to the Democratic... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Broward official blasts FPL rate increase requestA Broward County environmental planning official caught Florida Power & Light b
Broward official blasts FPL rate increase request
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
A Broward County environmental planning official caught Florida Power & Light by surprise Tuesday when he declared that the county government opposes a rate increase sought by the utility. Jason Liechty, a projects coordinator with the environmental... Read more
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NBC Miami
Man Claims Entrapment in Arrest by BSOA hearing was held Tuesday for a man who says he was a victim of entrapment by
Man Claims Entrapment in Arrest by BSO
NBC Miami / Posted yesterday
A hearing was held Tuesday for a man who says he was a victim of entrapment by the Broward Sheriff's Office after his arrest during a sting operation. Louis Hilaire, 25, was arrested a few months ago by BSO deputies for burglary, grand theft, grand... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Weston podiatrist loses bid to be released from jail while awaiting sentencingFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A Broward County judge ruled Tuesday that a Weston podi
Weston podiatrist loses bid to be released from jail while awaiting sentencing
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A Broward County judge ruled Tuesday that a Weston podiatrist who was found guilty of molesting his family's babysitter in 2012 should remain in jail while he awaits sentencing. Judge Martin Bidwill denied a request by Dr.... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Broward County judge to decide whether woman is competent to stand trial in children's killingsbegan Tuesday for a woman accused of killing her two children inside a Miramar
Broward County judge to decide whether woman is competent to stand trial in children's killings
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
began Tuesday for a woman accused of killing her two children inside a Miramar home earlier this month. Over two days, Broward Circuit Judge Bernard Bober will hear testimony from medical experts and law enforcement officers to decide whether... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Beware of beach bacteria before going for a swimthe intestinal tracts of humans and animals, causing possible disease, infectio
Beware of beach bacteria before going for a swim
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
the intestinal tracts of humans and animals, causing possible disease, infections or rashes. Beaches in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe Counties have registered "poor" ratings during recent tests, although no swim advisories have been... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Artists to share strategies for ‘bridging divides’ among community membersimprove municipal government through strategic arts projects. In 2016, Pottenge
Artists to share strategies for ‘bridging divides’ among community members
The Alliance Review / Posted yesterday
improve municipal government through strategic arts projects. In 2016, Pottenger began working with the City of Boston and Broward County Florida on their Art At Work-inspired programs, including The Police Poetry & Photography Calendars. “There... Read more
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Miami New Times
Bags Full of Body Parts Found Off Palmetto Expressway2010, several different body parts started popping up in the waterways all thro
Bags Full of Body Parts Found Off Palmetto Expressway
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
2010, several different body parts started popping up in the waterways all throughout South Florida, including Miami and Broward. Legs and arms were found floating in a canal encased in cement. A head was found in bucket. Other body parts were... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Maimed mannequins and exploded melons teach lesson about fireworksof July, officials are hoping a couple maimed mannequins and mushed melons will
Maimed mannequins and exploded melons teach lesson about fireworks
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
of July, officials are hoping a couple maimed mannequins and mushed melons will convince you otherwise. Officials from Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue, Broward Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad and the Florida Division of State Fire Marshal exploded... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida company projects help win state economic development awardSouth Florida economic development projects, Hoerbiger Corp. of America in Brow
South Florida company projects help win state economic development award
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
South Florida economic development projects, Hoerbiger Corp. of America in Broward County and Sancilio & Co. in Palm Beach County, have contributed to the state receiving a 2016 Silver Shovel Award from publication Area Development. Both companies... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Gun safety course offered for parents, kids around Broward Countyguns, does she realize how real they can look to adults or police? As a gun ow
Gun safety course offered for parents, kids around Broward County
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
guns, does she realize how real they can look to adults or police? As a gun owner, is your weapon properly secured? The Broward Sheriff's Office will discuss these and other topics during free classes being offered around the county in the next... Read more
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Miami New Times
Trick Daddy Arrested for Gun Possession, Suspended License, and Cocainedriver's license. Cocaine. Yesterday morning, Trick Daddy (government name Mau
Trick Daddy Arrested for Gun Possession, Suspended License, and Cocaine
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
driver's license. Cocaine. Yesterday morning, Trick Daddy (government name Maurice Young) was stopped by members of the Broward County Drug Task Force while leaving his home in Miramar. According to the arrest report, the 39-year-old... Read more
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