Local News

Publix bomb suspect threatened to poison Johnson & Johnson products, feds say

By By Paula McMahon , Sun Sentinel The South Florida man accused of planting two pipe bombs in a failed attempt to extort money from Publix also tried to shake down Johnson & Johnson by threatening to poison the company’s products and put them on store shelves, authorities revealed in court Tuesday. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel headlines     ...
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Local News

Speed to blame for Paul Walker's crash

The Porsche carrying “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker was traveling approximately 90 mph when it lost control on a suburban street and crashed, killing the actor and his friend, according to an investigation by law enforcement agencies into the November accident. …read more Source: Miami Herald     ...
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Religion

American Bible Society to sell 12-story NYC building

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey NEW YORK (RNS) The American Bible Society will sell its 12-story building on Broadway, vacating prime real estate in the heart of Manhattan that served a host of evangelical ministries. The post American Bible Society to sell 12-story NYC building appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Local News

Teen falls from rock-climbing wall at Funderdome

In an instant, a carefree day at Funderdome came to a crashing end for a South Florida boy. Surveillance video from March 21 shows a 13-year-old boy tumbling from the rock-climbing wall at the Fort Lauderdale indoor playground. He broke his leg and arm in the fall and is recovering from surgery. Attorney Ariel Saban told Local 10 there is an extreme “lack of supervision.” Saban was hired by the teen’s family to investigate how the fall happened. “Children are able to climb up on a wall, possibly falling down 10-25 feet and, even afterwards, not being properly treated,” Saban said. Saban said the video shows his client being secured to the safety harness by a Funderdome employee. That worker then walks away after the teen begins to climb. Moments later, the boy falls several feet to the mat below. The boy lands awkwardly, writhing in pain as stunned Funderdone employees look on. Emergency crews arrived to stabilize the teen and take him to the hospital for surgery. Funderdome general manager Michael Palmer said his team of attorneys is investigating. Palmer said his “thoughts and prayers are with the boy and his family after this tragic accident.” Saban said the teen’s parents, who wish to remain anonymous, aren’t looking …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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