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Two teens face charges after burglary, car thefts and fatal crash

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 16:49

Two teenagers face an array of charges for their alleged involvement in the burglary of an upscale home in Fort Lauderdale’s Harbor Beach neighborhood, the theft of two cars and a chase by police that ended in a woman’s death, authorities said Monday.

Tropical depression likely to form near southeast Caribbean

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 16:48

An area of low pressure that could form into a tropical depression this week as it moves west-northwest toward the Caribbean.

‘Swift action’ and more state oversight expected as new Broward School Board takes control

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 16:10

Fast and dramatic changes could be coming to the Broward School District, with four members abruptly gone, a majority of new members appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis and now more oversight by the Department of Education.

‘Daddy’s dead:’ Jury hears more unsettling details about Parkland gunman’s troubled childhood

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 15:04

Defense lawyers on Monday presented the jury with an account of the 2004 death of Roger Cruz, a pivotal moment in the life of the young boy he adopted nearly six years earlier.

Fishermen’s drownings in Loxahatchee refuge ruled accidental

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 14:56

Two fishermen who drowned Sunday in the Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge in West Boca fell into the water by accident, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.

Parkland killer’s life or death, Day 47: Details from father’s death and childhood tantrums

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 13:57

Here’s what you need to know from Day 47 of the Parkland school shooter’s sentencing trial.

NASA’s 1st shot for the moon runs into engine trouble

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 12:56

Call it a wave-off. Call it a scrub. Either way, NASA couldn’t get its $4.1 billion rocket off the ground Monday.

VP Kamala Harris tours space center but misses out on Artemis launch

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 11:37

Despite the Artemis launch being scrubbed, Kamala Harris had a very busy day at the Kennedy Space Center complex.

Judge is urged to halt Florida’s controversial education law

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 08:44

Lawyers for a group of parents, students and a nonprofit organization have asked a federal judge to halt school districts from carrying out a controversial state law that restricts instruction on gender identity and sexual orientation.

Orlando Sentinel sues agency for evidence in ‘ghost’ candidate probe

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 07:15

The Orlando Sentinel is suing for the release of evidence from a state investigation into the 2020 “ghost” candidate scandal.

Artemis updates: ‘We don’t launch until it’s right’

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 07:03

Artemis launch live updates: After NASA scrubbed the launch attempt, Administrator Bill Nelson said "you don’t want to light the candle until it’s ready to go."

Tropical depression ‘likely’ to form this week near Caribbean; forecasters tracking 4 systems

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 22:37

Activity is heating up in the tropics with four areas being monitored, including one area of low pressure that could form into a tropical depression this week as it moves west-northwest toward the Caribbean.

Juveniles in stolen Mercedes cause deadly crash in Oakland Park, police say

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 09:33

A woman was killed in a crash Sunday morning in Oakland Park when two juveniles fleeing the police in a stolen Mercedes struck a car in which she was a passenger, authorities said.

Broward’s Filipino teachers share how they’re adjusting to their new lives

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 04:00

Instructors from the Philippines recall the highlights and challenges of moving to South Florida to teach in public schools. Though they miss their families back home, they see this trip as a valuable opportunity.

System in central Atlantic Ocean organizing rapidly as forecasters monitor four tropical waves

Sat, 08/27/2022 - 22:55

Hurricane trackers are watching a quartet of systems that could develop early next week, including one in the central Atlantic Ocean that has further organized and has been given a 50% chance of developing in the next five days.

Charlie Crist explains why he chose Karla Hernandez-Mats as his running mate at Hialeah rally

Sat, 08/27/2022 - 11:12

Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist announced Miami teachers union president Karla Hernandez-Mats as his running mate for the November election at an event at the middle school where she once taught on Saturday.

Back to school in DeSantis’ Florida, as teachers look over their shoulders

Sat, 08/27/2022 - 11:11

Ahead of this upcoming school year, Florida's “Don’t Say Gay” bill takes a front seat in the classroom.

NASA’s Artemis moon launch will be historic. And a group of blind veterans will get to witness it

Sat, 08/27/2022 - 05:30

Wisdom 4 The Blind and NASA are coordinating a visit for a group of blind veterans to witness Monday's historic Artemis I launch in Cape Canaveral.

Are Florida’s public universities prepared for monkeypox?

Sat, 08/27/2022 - 04:00

Florida college students are back on campus just as monkeypox is spreading quickly in the state, including among young adults.

Hurricane forecasters watching two systems in the Atlantic

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 17:19

Hurricane trackers are watching two system in the Atlantic but at this point neither seems likely to develop soon according to the National Hurricane Center.

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