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Attorney's illness halts trial of Boca man accused of killing father

By Marc Freeman A judge Friday declared a mistrial in the case of a son accused of killing his dad in Boca Raton, dismembering the body, and trying to conceal the crime. The trial of Jimmy Scandirito II was halted after three days because of Assistant Public Defender Elizabeth Ramsey’s absence due to medical reasons,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Marine hugs and thanks woman for finding his long-lost letter from J. Edgar Hoover

By Susannah Bryan Long-lost photos from a Marine’s military days might have remained missing for another 25 years. But Monique Bourassa Fuchs found the Vietnam War-era photos — along with a letter from the late FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover — hiding in the ceiling above her kitchen while renovating her home. Fuchs,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Marine hugs and thanks woman for finding his long-lost letter from J. Edgar Hoover

By Susannah Bryan Long-lost photos from a Marine’s military days might have remained missing for another 25 years. But Monique Bourassa Fuchs found the Vietnam War-era photos — along with a letter from the late FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover — hiding in the ceiling above her kitchen while renovating her home. Fuchs,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Cops in Parkland shooting under investigation for crimes

By Megan O’Matz Florida’s top law enforcement agency says it is investigating whether police committed crimes while responding to February’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Immediately after the shooting, Gov. Rick Scott ordered the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate law… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Cops in Parkland shooting under investigation for crimes

By Megan O’Matz Florida’s top law enforcement agency says it is investigating whether police committed crimes while responding to February’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Immediately after the shooting, Gov. Rick Scott ordered the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate law… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Sweetwater condos being sold to folks who likely won't live there

By Lisa J. Huriash Sales have started for a condo complex in western Miami-Dade County that caters to short-term rentals. The Residences at Dolphin CitiCenter in Sweetwater would offer 113 condos in an eight-story building situated between two shopping venues, the Dolphin Mall and International Mall. It would have… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Alexan tower developer sues Fort Lauderdale after rejection

By Brittany Wallman The developer of a rejected high-rise in downtown Fort Lauderdale sued the city this week, asking the courts to overturn the denial. Fort Lauderdale city commissioners rejected the 21-story, 181-unit Alexan-Tarpon River tower in August. The high-rise attracted controversy from residents around… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Alexan tower developer sues Fort Lauderdale after rejection

By Brittany Wallman The developer of a rejected high-rise in downtown Fort Lauderdale sued the city this week, asking the courts to overturn the denial. Fort Lauderdale city commissioners rejected the 21-story, 181-unit Alexan-Tarpon River tower in August. The high-rise attracted controversy from residents around… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Jury to decide whether Waffle House murderer lives or dies

By Rafael Olmeda Christina Delarosa’s last moments had to be pure terror. In March 2002, two robbers marched her into the freezer of the Davie Waffle House where she worked. They ordered her to her knees. She wondered if she would ever see her baby, Kyle, again. She wouldn’t. Gerhard Hojan gunned her down as she… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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City of Fort Lauderdale, we demand you protect our children | Opinion

By David Rubin In the aftermath of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, school administrators, community leaders, law enforcement officials, teachers, and parents have analyzed and updated the policies and procedures designed to ensure the safety and security of our school communities. An unresolved… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Guatemalan gets 16 years in drunken-driving crash that killed Colts' Edwin Jackson

By Rick Callahan A man from Guatemala living illegally in the U.S. was sentenced Friday to the maximum of 16 years in prison for a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver. A Marion County judge sentenced Manuel Orrego-Savala after hearing emotional testimony… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Loxahatchee refuge extends comment deadline on hunting, airboat plan

By David Fleshler The Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge announced Friday a one-month extension for public comments on a proposal to allow deer hunting, airboats, horseback riding and other activities. The refuge, which extends across 227 square miles west of U.S. 441, has issued a draft visitor services plan… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Florida and the nation need Bill Nelson in the U.S. Senate | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board There are three reasons why Florida should re-elect U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. He’s earned it. Rick Scott hasn’t. And this is no time to send another Republican to President Trump’s see-no-evil claque in Congress. Nelson, 75, who had weak opposition for his second and third terms, is now in the fight… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Oakland's Jon Gruden impressed by Ryan Tannehill's evolution as Dolphins quarterback

By Omar Kelly Maybe this week Jon Gruden will take the time to learn how to say Ryan Tannehill’s name properly. Gruden, the Oakland Raiders coach, has been saying Tannehill’s name wrong since 2012 when the Dolphins’ starting quarterback filmed a draft special with the former “Monday Night Football” commentator,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Andrew Gillum advocates for gun restrictions, avoids questions about Sheriff Scott Israel

By Anthony Man Andrew Gillum touted himself Friday as a champion of “common, decent gun reform” and picked up an endorsement from a pro-gun control organization during a Broward County campaign stop. The Democratic nominee for governor also repeatedly ducked questions about one of his supporters — Broward Sheriff… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Andrew Gillum advocates for gun restrictions, avoids questions about Sheriff Scott Israel

By Anthony Man Andrew Gillum touted himself Friday as a champion of “common, decent gun reform” and picked up an endorsement from a pro-gun control organization during a Broward County campaign stop. The Democratic nominee for governor also repeatedly ducked questions about one of his supporters — Broward Sheriff… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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South Florida's weird true crimes featured in new series of TV shorts

By Johnny Diaz WLRN recently launched a series of five-minute shorts that highlight some of South Florida’s weird and infamous true crimes. The episodes, called “South Florida Crime to Crime” air at 8:50 p.m. Tuesdays following the BBC crime series “Death in Paradise” on Ch. 17. The shorts are inspired by the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein denies that he proposed secretly taping Trump

By Associated Press Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he suggested last year he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose chaos in the administration. Rosenstein says the story is “inaccurate and factually incorrect.” The report also says… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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