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Seminoles ask appeals court to delay ruling that stopped Florida sports betting

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 04:56

The Seminole Tribe has asked a Washington D.C.-based appeals court for a stay of a ruling that rejected a gambling deal allowing sports betting in Florida.

Virgil Abloh, prolific Illinois-born fashion designer and Louis Vuitton men’s artistic director, dies at 41

Sun, 11/28/2021 - 14:57

Virgil Abloh, the acclaimed fashion designer and men's artistic director of Louis Vuitton, died Sunday of cancer at age 41.

Man, 26, stows away in plane’s landing gear on flight from Guatemala to Miami: officials

Sun, 11/28/2021 - 08:44

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers took the man into custody after flight landed at Miami International Airport from Guatemala on Saturday morning.

Three hospitalized after two unrelated Broward highway shootings

Sat, 11/27/2021 - 10:40

Three people were hospitalized Friday after a pair of unrelated highway shootings in Broward County.

Charles Moose, law official at forefront of informing public during 2002 D.C. sniper attacks, dies at 68

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 16:41

Moose gained national fame in October 2002, when he served as the national face of a multi-agency task force during three weeks of random shootings in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Ten people were killed.

Black Friday shoppers line up early at South Florida stores to snap up bargains

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 10:10

Holiday shoppers rose early Friday to take their customary places at South Florida malls and big box stores. Many prefer in-person shopping despite a continuing trend of more online buying.

‘We are scared every day’: Student fights and assaults on teachers trouble schools amid pandemic

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 06:00

Reports of fights, criminal batteries and fear of violence are becoming an unwelcome part of students’ full return to in-person education. There are reports of teachers, security staff and administrators being knocked to the ground.

The Seminoles’ bid for a stay on sports betting ruling is denied, but their app was still taking wagers

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 21:21

A federal judge rejected the Seminole Tribe’s request for a stay of a ruling that invalidates the agreement between the tribe and the State of Florida. It means that for now, the Seminoles don’t have the legal right to operate online sports gambling.

Boynton Beach man accused of stealing son’s college money

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 12:07

According to the arrest report, Steven Eidelkind, 50, made four unauthorized withdrawals in 2019 for more than $86,000.

Florida man charged with murder, dismemberment of Pennsylvania woman

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 09:03

A Florida man is accused of killing and dismembering a Pennsylvania woman whose body parts were found in a bay this month.

Handyman hid cameras in a stuffed animal and other spots to watch Hallandale family, police say

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 15:11

Police say Pedro Avila, 50, hid more than six tiny cameras, the largest about the size of a quarter, throughout a Hallandale Beach home in areas where privacy is expected, ultimately recording the family.

No, Nancy Pelosi is not buying an oceanfront mansion in South Florida, despite conservative media reports

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 14:05

Contrary to reports in the conservative blogosphere, Nancy Pelosi is not buying a $25-million Florida home, said both her spokesperson and the real estate agent who represents the property at the center of the reports.

Lake Okeechobee water plan revision: Sensible decision or gift to sugar industry?

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 12:41

Environmentalists say the change to the Lake Okeechobee plan benefits the sugar industry at the expense of both the Everglades and the coastal communities that suffer from periodic plagues of pea-green algae. The Army Corps of Engineers calls the provision a sensible measure that makes sure there’s enough water for all sides, from farms to cities to the Everglades.

Supreme Court approves suspension, fine for absentee Palm Beach judge

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 12:37

The state’s highest court gave its approval to sanctions against Palm Beach County Judge Marni Bryson, who acknowledged shortchanging the public by failing to devote her full time and attention to her job.

Ex-NFL player Zac Stacy ordered to stay out of Florida during domestic violence case

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 10:27

Ex-NFL player Zac Stacy will remain out on bond while facing charges, but he can't be in Florida unless it's for court, a judge ruled.

Prepare for ‘gorgeous’ Thanksgiving weather, and similar conditions into the weekend

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 10:15

Thanksgiving should provide "gorgeous" weather for South Florida, and there's a similar forecast for the weekend.

Former Florida surgeon general Scott Rivkees heading to Brown University

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 09:26

Dr. Scott Rivkees, who led Florida’s initial response to the coronavirus pandemic as head of the state health department, has accepted a job at Brown University.

Registered Republicans outpace Democrats in Florida

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 07:26

The Florida Division of Elections confirmed that Republican Party has outpaced the Democratic Party in registered voters.

Florida man connected to Oath Keepers militia group is charged in Jan. 6 attack on US Capitol

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 06:57

A Florida man affiliated with the far-right Oath Keepers militia group was arrested on charges related to storming the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection.

NASA launches spacecraft to test asteroid defense concept

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 05:49

NASA launched a spacecraft Tuesday night on a mission to smash into an asteroid and test whether it would be possible to knock a speeding space rock off course if one were to threaten Earth.

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