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Pair arrested in shooting that injured two on Interstate 95

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 17:43

Two Miramar men are facing multiple charges in connection with a shooting on Interstate 95 in Pompano Beach that injured two people.

Florida Senate passes affordable housing plan for workers

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 17:11

Moving quickly on priorities of Senate President Kathleen Passidomo, Florida senators Wednesday passed measures aimed at spurring more affordable housing for workers and boosting a trail network and wildlife corridor.

Member of notorious gang arrested in 2007 murder; second gang member involved still at large

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 17:03

Sergio Kadafi Perera-Marenco’s arrest in the 2007 killing of fellow gang member Jose Stanley Cuellar Pineda has not brought the cold case to a close. The second gang member who was involved is still at large, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.

Defense asks judge to dismiss killer clown case ahead of trial

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 15:56

In the decades that have passed, memories have faded, key witnesses and law enforcement investigators have died, records can’t be found or have been purged and evidence has not been properly preserved, Sheila Keen Warren’s defense attorneys argued in court Wednesday, asking Judge Scott Suskauer to dismiss the case as witnesses and evidence needed for her defense are long gone.

Judge sides with Florida in immigration fight with Biden administration

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 15:55

Siding largely with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Attorney General Ashley Moody, a federal judge on Wednesday ruled that the Biden administration’s handling of immigrants at the Southwest border violates federal law.

20-year-old drunk driver crashes into state trooper on I-95, highway patrol says

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 14:51

A drunk driver collided with a stopped Florida Highway Patrol vehicle on I-95 early Wednesday, giving him an “incapacitating injury” to his leg, according to the FHP.

As Tuesday’s election nears, voters have ballot questions in these Broward cities

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 14:31

Voters in two Broward cities will head to the polls Tuesday to decide two important issues: Whether to agree to sell off property in Deerfield Beach, and whether the public should be the ones to decide who replaces vacancies on the Coconut Creek commission.

Woman, 25, charged in murder after ‘delayed report of a shooting’ in Tamarac

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 14:14

A 25-year-old woman was arrested on charges of first-degree murder with a firearm and battery on a law enforcement officer after a man was shot and killed in Tamarac.

Relativity Space aborts chance for first-ever launch of 3D-printed rocket

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 13:39

Relativity Space came within 70 seconds of its first ever launch attempt of the 3D-printed Terran 1 this afternoon, but an automated abort put plans on hold, although there is still a shot it could fly today during a window that lasts until 4 p.m.

4 killed when 2 small planes collide over Florida lake

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 12:10

Officials say a pilot and and a 19-year-old student pilot were among four people killed when two small planes collided in midair over a central Florida lake

Student, flight instructor among 4 killed in mid-air collision near Winter Haven airport, officials say

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 10:23

Four people have died in a plane accident involving two aircrafts colliding in mid-air in Winter Haven, rescue officials said.

DeSantis, House Speaker Renner oppose Brodeur’s blogger bill

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 09:02

Sen. Jason Brodeur’s blogger registration bill appears to be dead after both Gov. Ron DeSantis and state House Speaker Paul Renner voiced opposition.

Electric bills are going up in April. Here’s by how much.

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 08:23

State regulators have signed off on plans that will lead to millions of utility customers seeing increased electric bills in April because of hurricane costs and higher-than-expected natural gas prices last year.

Car involved in Pompano Beach convenience store shootings found; suspects remain unidentified

Tue, 03/07/2023 - 17:10

Delana James, 31, of Fort Lauderdale, and Dayvon Johnson, 35, of Pompano Beach, were killed and two other people were injured in shootings at a Pompano Beach convenience store on Feb. 26, and the suspect have yet to be identified, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.

Florida Republicans propose a ‘near-total’ abortion ban at 6 weeks. What does this mean for South Florida?

Tue, 03/07/2023 - 16:45

Florida lawmakers proposed legislation Tuesday that will ban abortions after six weeks of pregnancy with few exceptions. The bills, if passed, would make it close to impossible to get an abortion in South Florida, a destination for women seeking abortions from other cities, states and countries.

XXXTentacion’s robbery described and gloating suspects shown on video in closings at murder trial

Tue, 03/07/2023 - 15:53

Closing arguments in the trial of Dedrick Williams, Michael Boatwright and Trayvon Newsome began on Tuesday and are scheduled to end Wednesday morning in front of Broward Circuit Judge Michael Usan.

Homicide suspect killed by police after pursuit in Fort Lauderdale

Tue, 03/07/2023 - 15:48

A suspect wanted for a homicide in Port St. Lucie was shot and killed by police following a pursuit in Fort Lauderdale Tuesday morning, authorities say.

DeSantis declares Florida ‘No. 1 state in the nation’ in speech

Tue, 03/07/2023 - 15:11

DeSantis listed Florida's job growth, record tourism numbers and low tax rate in his State of the State speech.

GOP Florida lawmakers seek to ban abortion after 6 weeks

Tue, 03/07/2023 - 15:10

Florida Republicans moved Tuesday to restrict abortion even more by proposing bills to ban it after six weeks.

Driver did burnout on Fort Lauderdale pride flag street painting as his passenger recorded him, police say

Tue, 03/07/2023 - 14:19

A man who burned tire marks into the new LGBTQ pride flag painted on Sebastian Street between State Road A1A and Seabreeze Boulevard near Fort Lauderdale beach caused over $1,000 in damage, and his passenger recorded him doing it, a police report said.

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