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Dramatic rescue of two young children caught on camera in Delray Beach

By Niala Charles New video from the Delray Beach Police Department shows the terrifying moment when officers saved two toddlers from a second-story ledge. When three officers walked up to a home Sunday afternoon, it didn’t look good: The video shows a 23-year-old woman on the narrow roof ledge holding two children. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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'A matter of life and death:' Hogg siblings' book ramps up drive for action on guns

By Tonya Alanez “When it happened to us, we woke up.” “We knew we couldn’t wait until we got out of college and settled into jobs. We had to make the world a better place now. It was literally a matter of life and death.” Lauren and David Hogg, siblings and survivors of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Parkland student David Hogg calls for 'die-in' protest at Publix supermarkets

By Anne Geggis One of the most visible Parkland activists is calling for a “die-in” at Publix supermarkets Friday to protest its donations to gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam, whose pro-gun stance gets him a top rating from the National Rifle Association. David Hogg, who helped galvanize the “March for Our… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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State, Broward elections chiefs provide few details about closed-door meeting

By Anthony Man Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes, who is under scrutiny after her office destroyed ballots from the 2016 primary earlier than allowed, met privately Wednesday with Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner. The two met during a break in the spring conference of the Florida State Association… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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State orders investigation into claim of criminal activity by former People's Trust CEO

By Ron Hurtibise Allegations that the co-founder and former CEO of People’s Trust Insurance Co. committed crimes and mismanaged company funds are under investigation by order of state insurance regulators. Deerfield Beach-based People’s Trust has been directed by the state Office of Insurance Regulation to audit… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Stoneman Douglas student urges House leaders: Put America first and the gun lobbies second

By Tonya Alanez Two survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting joined a panel of students making pleas for meaningful gun legislation in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. Juniors Charlie Mirsky and Alfonso Calderon had four minutes each to address the House Democratic Task Force on Gun Violence…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Richie Incognito in custody after disturbance at Boca gym

Veteran NFL guard Richie Incognito has been taken into custody for psychiatric examination after an incident at a Florida gym. Boca Raton police say they received a call Wednesday from a gym patron about a disturbance and as a result took Incognito into custody under Florida’s Baker Act, which… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Parkland victims sue, calling gun maker and seller complicit in massacre

By Rafael Olmeda The families of two victims of the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas shooting on Wednesday sued the maker and seller of the weapon used in the rampage, claiming they should be held partially responsible for what Nikolas Cruz did with it. The parents of Jamie Guttenberg and Alex Schacter want a judge to… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Fort Lauderdale hotelier Jack Ireland dies at 91

By Marci Shatzman Jack Clayton Ireland, a well-known Fort Lauderdale hotelier who founded Ireland’s Inn Beach Resort, has died at 91. His death, which happened early Sunday in Holy Cross Hospital, was confirmed by his family. Ireland opened the Lucky Wishbone Drive-in on Sunrise Boulevard after his Midwestern family… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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The Palace at Weston, 320-unit senior living, breaks ground

By Lisa J. Huriash The senior living community with two brands in Miami-Dade County, is expanding to Broward. The Palace Group has started construction of a 320-unit project in Weston. The 7.5-acre site — called The Palace at Weston — could be open by 2020. The project, at 16025 Emerald Estates Drive, is next door… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Federal judge says Trump violates First Amendment by blocking critics on Twitter

By Associated Press President Donald Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter for political speech, a judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan stopped short in her written decision of ordering Trump or a subordinate to stop the practice of blocking critics… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Getting at the root causes of school shootings: Experts and readers weigh in

By Dan Sweeney An assault weapons ban, universal background checks, single-point-of-entry schools, metal detectors, an armed law enforcement officer in every school … all of these, regardless of what you think of their efficacy, are aimed at stopping school shootings after the shooter has already made the decision… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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NFL's shortsighted anthem policy spits in the face of American ideals

By Kevin Williams Just when you think the NFL is done making your soul pulsate with detestation, it says, “Hold my beer.” The league on Wednesday dealt with the idea of protest in a dimwitted way that spits in the face of the idea of free speech. The new rule on the national anthem and kneeling is NO. If team personnel… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Yulia Skripal, poisoned by nerve agent in U.K., says recovery is slow and painful

By Jill Lawless Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with her ex-spy father in a nerve agent attack, said Wednesday that they’re lucky to be alive and recovery has been slow and painful, in her first public statement since the poisoning. Skripal, 33, and her 66-year-old father Sergei spent weeks hospitalized in critical… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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More families of Sandy Hook victims, FBI agent sue Infowars' Alex Jones

By Dave Collins Six more families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sued right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for alleged defamation Wednesday for claiming the shooting was a hoax and the relatives are paid actors. An FBI agent who responded to the shooting joined the families… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Zoo Miami to be featured on Discovery Family Channel's 'Wild Days of Summer'

By Johnny Diaz Zoo Miami is ready for its TV closeup. The state’s oldest zoological park will be featured each Sunday in June on the Discovery Family Channel as part of the network’s “Wild Days of Summer” programming block. Last month, camera crews visited the southwest Miami-Dade zoological park with students… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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What to do with the kids this long Memorial Day weekend: Air Show, Beach Party, KidzFest

By Jennifer Jhon A long weekend is in store for South Florida families with the Memorial Day national holiday on Monday, and public school students in Broward County get an extra day of fun, thanks to an employee planning day on Friday. The real fun begins Saturday, however, with the reopening of Jungle Island,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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State Department warns U.S. citizens in China after employee suffers possible sonic attack

By Emily Rauhala and Carol Morello The U.S. State Department is warning U.S. citizens in China that a government employee reported unusual “sensations of sound and pressure” and was later diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury – a case that recalls a wave of so-called “sonic attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cuba. A health alert… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Five people are on the run after killing man in Lauderhill, police say

By Juan Ortega A robbery gone bad left a man shot dead inside a South Florida condo in February, and the group who killed him have gone on the run — with their getway car last seen in parts of Texas and California, police say. One of the five wanted in the killing is Juan David Uribe Carvajal, 23, of Orlando,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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