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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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Giancarlo Stanton named NL MVP, first in Marlins history

By Tim Healey For the better part of a decade, sometimes in awe and often in disappointment, the baseball world wondered: What could Giancarlo Stanton do if he stayed healthy and productive for an entire season? The answer came Thursday: win the National League Most Valuable Player award. Stanton — the sport’s… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Florida church 'heavily armed' and ready to defend itself, report says

By Brett Clarkson A sign at a Tampa church warns that its attendants are ‘heavily armed’ and ready to defend themselves with deadly force if faced with a threat, the Tampa Bay Times reports. “Please know this is not a gun free zone,” reads the sign at River at Tampa Bay Church, according to the times. “We are heavily… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Draw Broward's political map in full public view | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board Voters should pick their elected leaders, not the other way around. But when drawing boundaries for political offices, politicians often use the power of the pen to loop in communities they expect will support them — or make it harder for rivals to get elected. The opportunity to redraw political… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota

By Associated Press TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators reported Thursday. Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and activated emergency response procedures after a drop in pressure was detected resulting… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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$43,000 missing from Broward school parking meters, audit finds

By Scott Travis About $43,000 in Broward County school district parking fees has disappeared, an audit found, prompting a criminal investigation. The money was removed from parking meters outside district offices in Fort Lauderdale from Nov. 4, 2014 until Sept. 1, 2015, when the district started only accepting… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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$43,000 missing from Broward school parking meters, audit finds

By Scott Travis About $43,000 in Broward County school district parking fees has disappeared, an audit found, prompting a criminal investigation. The money was removed from parking meters outside district offices in Fort Lauderdale from Nov. 4, 2014 until Sept. 1, 2015, when the district started only accepting… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Arrest warrants issued for Larson dairy workers in cow abuse case

By David Fleshler Arrest warrants were issued Thursday for dairy workers in the abuse of cows captured in undercover video. The Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that warrants were issued and suspects being sought in the case of workers videotaped punching, kicking and beating cows with metal bars… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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American's Flagship Lounge at MIA to open Thanksgiving for first-class, business travelers

By Arlene Satchell American Airlines’ new Flagship Lounge at Miami International Airport will make its debut Thanksgiving Day as part of a $200 million company-wide investment to retain and draw more high-paying international and transcontinental fliers. The 29,000 square-foot pre-flight lounge will serve as a retreat… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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$400,000 burglary investigation at home of Venus Williams

By WPEC-CBS12 Palm Beach Gardens Police are investigating a burglary at the home of tennis star Venus Williams. According to a report obtained by WPEC-CBS12, Williams lost $400,000 in property. The stolen property is listed on the report, but it’s redacted. Police received a report of the burglary on Sept. 5…. …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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People's Trust Insurance sues dozens of its own policyholders in claims disputes

By Ron Hurtibise Suddenly, People’s Trust Insurance is suing dozens of its own policyholders. The Deerfield Beach-based insurer, opening a new front in the long-running war over third-party claims assignments, has filed more than 80 lawsuits against customers it accuses of failing to comply with the requirements… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Al Franken will not appear at Bill Nelson fundraiser

By Steven Lemongello U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson’s office says fellow Democrat Al Franken will not appear at his campaign fundraiser Saturday, a decision revealed three hours after Franken was accused of sexually harassing and groping a radio anchor. Franken was scheduled to appear at a Nelson event at the home of former… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez ends with mistrial after jury deadlocks

By David Porter The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday with the jury hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor. Prosecutors did not immediately say whether they plan to retry the lawmaker. U.S. District Judge William… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Hundreds of homes proposed for another golf course in South Florida

By Lisa J. Huriash Another golf course is being considered as a site where hundreds of homes would be built, this time in Tamarac. South Florida has been seeing once popular golfing destinations turned into housing stock. The latest proposal calls for building 525 single-family homes across two 18-hole golf courses… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Hundreds of homes proposed for another golf course in South Florida

By Lisa J. Huriash Another golf course is being considered as a site where hundreds of homes would be built, this time in Tamarac. South Florida has been seeing once popular golfing destinations turned into housing stock. The latest proposal calls for building 525 single-family homes across two 18-hole golf courses… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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House passes sweeping GOP tax overhaul; Senate fate less clear

By Alan Fram and Marcy Gordon Republicans rammed a near $1.5 trillion package overhauling corporate and personal taxes through the House on Thursday, edging President Donald Trump and the GOP toward their first big legislative triumph in a year in which they and their voters expected much more. The near party-line 227-205 vote… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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