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Teen who killed two men, then went shopping, gets 60 years

By Marc Freeman A West Boynton teen who killed two men — shooting them each in the head and then going shopping at malls — was sentenced Friday to 60 years in prison. Anthony Clark, now 17, pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of two cousins, Ricky Miner, 23, of Boynton Beach, and… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Appeals Court Grants Trump Admin Request to Secure ‘Sponsor’ for Illegal Immigrant Teen Seeking Abortion

By Heather Clark WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has granted a request by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) to attempt to find a non-government entity to be what is called in immigration law “a sponsor” of an undocumented teen who entered the country in an attempt to obtain an abortion. “The government argues… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Tiger trouble? Man accused of illegally buying Bengal cub for rapper Tyga

By Paula McMahon The way the feds tell the story, when celebrity rapper Tyga wanted his very own tiger, he turned to a man known as “Nick the Wrangler” to illegally procure the big cat. The wrangler, whose legal name is Nicholas Lee Bishop, is now sitting in the Broward County main jail on federal charges he was… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Tiger trouble? Man accused of illegally buying Bengal cub for rapper Tyga

By Paula McMahon The way the feds tell the story, when celebrity rapper Tyga wanted his very own tiger, he turned to a man known as “Nick the Wrangler” to illegally procure the big cat. The wrangler, whose legal name is Nicholas Lee Bishop, is now sitting in the Broward County main jail on federal charges he was… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Could hurricane food assistance have been handled over the phone? Some say yes.

By Skyler Swisher They lined up by the thousands and wilted for hours in the scorching South Florida sun in hopes of getting Hurricane Irma food assistance. Traffic snarled roads. People fainted in the heat. Tempers flared. Scuffles broke out. Police abruptly shut down jammed-packed relief sites citing safety concerns,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Gun law ignored. Juveniles abused. Do you care? | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board Florida’s law is clear. Guns can’t be sold to people under long-term psychiatric treatment. Yet an investigation by The Sun Sentinel discovered the law is routinely flouted, ignored or carelessly administered. Also, Florida’s juvenile justice system is supposed to safely shelter youthful offenders… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Hurricane Irma slowed South Florida real estate deals, but median prices rose, Realtors say

By Jennifer Boehm The South Florida housing market got its first glimpse of what Hurricane Irma did to residential sales volume in September and the results can hardly be a surprise: closings for existing, single-family homes in the tri-county area fell by 31 percent, according to figures released by local Realtor… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Hit-and-run victim dies after being found unconscious in Pompano roadway

By Tonya Alanez An unconscious man with head injuries, the victim of a hit and run, was found in a Pompano Beach roadway early Thursday, authorities said. He was taken to Broward Health North in Deerfield Beach, where he was pronounced dead. His name has not yet been disclosed, pending notification of his family. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Hit-and-run victim dies after being found unconscious in Pompano roadway

By Tonya Alanez An unconscious man with head injuries, the victim of a hit and run, was found in a Pompano Beach roadway early Thursday, authorities said. He was taken to Broward Health North in Deerfield Beach, where he was pronounced dead. His name has not yet been disclosed, pending notification of his family. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Dogs left bloodied by kennel grates at Broward's new pet shelter

By Susannah Bryan Kennel drain grates at Broward County’s new $16.5 million pet shelter have ripped off the nails of some dogs awaiting homes, leaving them bleeding and in pain. The dogs’ nails got stuck in the grates as they walked around their kennels. No one can say how many were hurt because shelter workers were… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Dogs left bloodied by kennel grates at Broward's new pet shelter

By Susannah Bryan Kennel drain grates at Broward County’s new $16.5 million pet shelter have ripped off the nails of some dogs awaiting homes, leaving them bleeding and in pain. The dogs’ nails got stuck in the grates as they walked around their kennels. No one can say how many were hurt because shelter workers were… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Puerto Rico shelter pets now up for adoption at Humane Society in Dania Beach

By Susannah Bryan Special cargo from Puerto Rico was flown into South Florida this week: 104 cats and canines. The pets, 25 cats and 79 dogs from the Save-A-Sato rescue group, are now awaiting adoption at the Humane Society of Broward County. It was the second batch of homeless pets from Puerto Rico rescued by the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Puerto Rico shelter pets now up for adoption at Humane Society in Dania Beach

By Susannah Bryan Special cargo from Puerto Rico was flown into South Florida this week: 104 cats and canines. The pets, 25 cats and 79 dogs from the Save-A-Sato rescue group, are now awaiting adoption at the Humane Society of Broward County. It was the second batch of homeless pets from Puerto Rico rescued by the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Frederica Wilson wants John Kelly to stop ‘trying to harm me and malign my character’

By Anthony Man, Linda Trischitta On her fourth day at the center of a struggle with President Donald Trump and his chief of staff, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson said Friday she has no regrets about anything she’s done or said this week — and said she’s amazed at what’s transpired. Wilson received major vindication Friday with… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Frederica Wilson wants John Kelly to stop ‘trying to harm me and malign my character’

By Anthony Man, Linda Trischitta On her fourth day at the center of a struggle with President Donald Trump and his chief of staff, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson said Friday she has no regrets about anything she’s done or said this week — and said she’s amazed at what’s transpired. Wilson received major vindication Friday with… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Body washes ashore off Ocean Ridge

By Tonya Alanez Authorities are working to identify a body that washed ashore Friday morning in Ocean Ridge. The male body was found about 7:30 a.m. on the beach behind a residence in the 6000 block of Old Ocean Avenue, several blocks north of East Woolbright Road, said Teri Barbera, a spokeswoman for the Palm… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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As soldier is laid to rest, controversy swirls over Trump's call to his widow

By Brian Ballou Army Sergeant La David Johnson was remembered during his funeral Saturday as a dedicated family man who could hold a wheelie on his bicycle for an entire block and loved sweet tea. As his two-year-old son, dressed in a white shirt and slacks and a red bow tie ran down the aisles of the Christ the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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As soldier is laid to rest, controversy swirls over Trump's call to his widow

By Brian Ballou Army Sergeant La David Johnson was remembered during his funeral Saturday as a dedicated family man who could hold a wheelie on his bicycle for an entire block and loved sweet tea. As his two-year-old son, dressed in a white shirt and slacks and a red bow tie ran down the aisles of the Christ the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Frederica Wilson is no 'empty barrel,' John Kelly | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board Ah, John Kelly. Did you really have to go there? Did you really have to use your gravitas as a retired general and father of a soldier killed in Afghanistan to defend President Trump’s tantrum about a phone call? We expected so much more when the president tapped you to replace former White House… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Dear Doreen's Deals: Beating the system to stream live sports for free has serious risks; insurance may cover Hurricane Irma food losses

By Doreen Christensen Recent columns on how to cut the cable cord and tune in sports for free and how to save on K-Cups and coffee brewers have generated some terrific — and not so great — reader tips, and a few consumer questions. Keep ’em coming! Dear Doreen: I’ve been following news about crowds lined up to get food… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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