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Police dog sniffs out stolen purse and purse snatcher, cops say

By Anna Commander, WPEC-CBS12 Maybe it was the scent of a crime. After a woman’s purse was grabbed from the table of an outdoor restaurant, it didn’t take long for a police dog to sniff out the stolen purse and the man who snatched it, Delray Beach police said. According to police, the incident began Wednesday afternoon when… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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October job count shows recovery from Hurricane Irma

By Marcia Heroux Pounds Employment levels in Florida recovered in October, the state said Friday, following September’s Hurricane Irma, which pummeled that month’s payroll count. In South Florida, Broward County continued to lead job growth in October, according to the monthly unemployment and job creation report released… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Sen. Franken planned to introduce a Minnesota rape survivor's bill. Now she wants a new sponsor.

By Samantha Schmidt It was on a November evening in 2014, after a tailgate party on her University of Minnesota campus, that Abby Honold was brutally raped by a fellow student. Despite going to the hospital in an ambulance with bruises and bite marks, despite reporting everything to police, it would take more than… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Serena Williams marries Reddit's Alexis Ohanian

By Brett Clarkson If today were a tennis match for tennis great Serena Williams and web entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian, the score would be love-love. The high-profile pair are reportedly tied the knot Thursday in New Orleans, Louisiana, according to media reports. Williams, 36, who lives in Palm Beach Gardens, enjoyed… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Pistol-packing woman loses handgun, purse during beatdown on the street, reports say

By Doug Phillips The video is chilling. It shows a woman walking past the outdoor portion of a Miami Beach restaurant as a man confronts her on the sidewalk and begins to beat her in the face. During the struggle, the woman, 24, attempts to fight the man off but then she falls to the ground as he grabs her purse… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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At least 20 injured in massive fire at Philadelphia senior living community

By The Associated Press WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air. Firefighters were still dousing hot spots Friday, even though the inferno was declared under control… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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'Transparent' actress Trace Lysette says Jeffrey Tambor sexually harassed her

By Associated Press An actress on “Transparent” says the show’s star Jeffrey Tambor pressed his body against hers in a sexually aggressive manner and made inappropriate and unwanted sexual statements on the set of the show. Tambor denies the allegations saying in a statement that he has “never been a predator — ever.” … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Elon Musk lifts the veil on Tesla's electric truck of the future – and teases a new sports car

By Russ Mitchell Elon Musk unveiled the new Tesla Semi on Thursday night — and surprised everybody with a working prototype of a new Roadster sports car whose purpose, he said, is to “give a hard-core smackdown to gasoline cars.” Musk claims the car will rocket zero to 60 miles per hour in 1.9 seconds — the first… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Freebie Friday: BOGO free iPhones, Whole Foods coupon for Prime members, cheap winter airfares

By Doreen Christensen Happy Freebie Friday! T-Mobile is having an early Black Friday deal offering free iPhone 8 or Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8, among other smartphones, with purchase. Southwest airlines is having a winter airfare sale, offering one-way flights for a little as $59. As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Federal Judge Kenneth Ryskamp dies at 85

By Tonya Alanez In his 30 years as a federal judge ruling on some of South Florida’s most contentious civil rights cases — including desegregation suits against the Broward School Board — U.S. District Judge Kenneth Ryskamp was dogged by the perception that he was insensitive to matters of race discrimination. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Federal Judge Kenneth Ryskamp dies at 85

By Tonya Alanez In his 30 years as a federal judge ruling on some of South Florida’s most contentious civil rights cases — including desegregation suits against the Broward School Board — U.S. District Judge Kenneth Ryskamp was dogged by the perception that he was insensitive to matters of race discrimination. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Ex-student arrested with loaded gun at Flanagan High

By Tonya Alanez A former student arrested Thursday at Charles W. Flanagan High had a loaded gun in his pocket, Pembroke Pines police said. Major Charneil Byrd, 18, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and having a firearm on a school campus, records show. He is being held in the Broward Main Jail. “It… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Ex-student arrested with loaded gun at Flanagan High

By Tonya Alanez A former student arrested Thursday at Charles W. Flanagan High had a loaded gun in his pocket, Pembroke Pines police said. Major Charneil Byrd, 18, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and having a firearm on a school campus, records show. He is being held in the Broward Main Jail. “It… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Gov. Rick Scott's big budget recommendations don't include millions in local projects

By Dan Sweeney Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed $87.4 billion budget — a $5 billion increase over this year’s state budget — includes generous spending increases for many of Florida’s critical issues. But the big money doesn’t account for hundreds of millions of dollars in local projects that lawmakers routinely place… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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New tactic proposed for a quieter, cleaner Boca Raton

By Aric Chokey Boca Raton wants to take a new approach to crack down on noise complaints, unkempt properties and other code violations in the city’s neighborhoods. It may increase its staff and enforce city codes by ticketing scofflaws in person — a speedier way to get results, the city says. “It’s a more direct… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Miramar police search for 17-year-old's killer

By Tonya Alanez Miramar police are looking for the shooter who killed a 17-year-old in Miramar. After 911 received reports of shots fired near the 6000 block of Southwest 33rd Street on Sept. 20, Kumasi Kareem was found face down on the ground, said Tania Rues, a spokeswoman for Miramar police. Kareem was pronounced… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Miramar police search for 17-year-old's killer

By Tonya Alanez Miramar police are looking for the shooter who killed a 17-year-old in Miramar. After 911 received reports of shots fired near the 6000 block of Southwest 33rd Street on Sept. 20, Kumasi Kareem was found face down on the ground, said Tania Rues, a spokeswoman for Miramar police. Kareem was pronounced… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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