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2 injured in crash involving utility pole in Young Circle

Two people were injured when a vehicle crashed into a utility pole in Hollywood’s Young Circle early Tuesday morning. According to Hollywood police, the driver of the car was pinned inside for about 15 minutes around 5 a.m. Firefighters were forced to use the jaws of life to rescue him, but he appeared alert as he was loaded into an ambulance. The passenger in the car escaped with minor injuries. Both were taken to a nearby hospital, but information about their conditions has not been released. The crash did not appear to affect traffic in the area. Follow Local 10 News on Twitter @WPLGLocal10 …read more Source:: WPLG Local News       ...
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Religion

Same-Sex Marriage State-by-State

By Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project To date, courts, legislatures and voters have legalized gay marriage in 36 states and the District of Columbia, while 14 states have constitutional amendments banning gay marriage. This interactive shows the change in each state’s policy over time. …read more Source:: Pew Research Center       ...
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Boy pulled from community pool in Oakland Park

A boy was taken to a hospital after being pulled from a community swimming pool in Oakland Park. The 3-year-old boy was found unresponsive in the pool at La Estancia Apartments off Northwest 21st Avenue. Property manager Linda Bowers told Local 10 News that the boy’s teenage siblings were supposed to be watching him. “When the mom came down to ask the brother and sister, ‘Where’s your little brother,’ that’s when everybody started looking,” Bowers said. The boy’s mother eventually found the boy in the pool and yelled for help. Gregory Johnson, a maintenance worker who just began employment there, said the boy was submerged in the water. “He was lifeless,” Johnson said. Johnson performed CPR on the boy until paramedics arrived. Paramedics took the boy to Plantation General Hospital. His condition was not immediately known. Follow Local 10 News on Twitter @WPLGLocal10 …read more Source:: WPLG Local News       ...
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Families file lawsuit after sex offender hired as property manager

Families are demanding justice after they said a company knowingly hired a sex offender. They said the convicted felon molested several young boys while serving as the property manager. Now the families have filed a lawsuit against the company. In 2004, Adam Goldberg became a registered sex offender after he was convicted of possession of child pornography. In 2011, he was hired as property manager by Jerome Stern for Section 8 housing in Miami. As property manager, he had access to master keys and computers. He also had direct contact with tenants. Tenants were never notified that he was, in fact, a registered sex offender. “These parents had every right to know,” attorney Christopher Marlowe said. Marlowe said Goldberg established a relationship with three boys, ages 6, 12 and 14. He would give them gifts and tickets to sporting events. He is accused of luring the three boys to his home on Northwest 97th Street, where he allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted them. The parents of two of the victims did not want their names or faces on camera, but they told Local 10 News their sons have had a hard time getting back to a normal routine. “After his interaction with Goldberg his grades dropped,” said …read more Source:: WPLG Local News       ...
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Motorcycle, ATV riders causing havoc on Miami streets

Hundreds of riders on motorcycles and ATV’s began causing havoc on the streets of Miami Monday afternoon. The riders appeared organized as they travel in a pack heading north on 7th Avenue. No police presence has been seen as riders are driving on the wrong side of the street, blocking roads and performing stunts. At times, the group gathers at certain points along the road before heading off as a pack. …read more Source:: WPLG Local News       ...
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Crews work to remove diesel fuel from New River after fire that destroyed two yachts

By Linda Trischitta The day after two million-dollar yachts burned at a dock in the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s Marina Mile, crews were working Monday to contain diesel fuel that spilled from the vessels into the New River. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Crews work to remove diesel fuel from New River after fire that destroyed two yachts

By Linda Trischitta The day after two million-dollar yachts burned at a dock in the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s Marina Mile, crews were working Monday to contain diesel fuel that spilled from the vessels into the New River. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Lauderdale spends $430,000 on computer security after Anonymous attack

By Larry Barszewski — The city has spent $430,000 beefing up computer security since the hacker group Anonymous attacked the city’s websites in December to protest recent city laws regarding homeless behavior. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Lauderdale spends $430,000 on computer security after Anonymous attack

By Larry Barszewski FORT LAUDERDALE — The city has spent $430,000 beefing up computer security since the hacker group Anonymous attacked the city’s websites in December to protest recent city laws regarding homeless behavior. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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