Episode 10 of 57weeks.COM pOdcast. Apple Dumpling Episode

Tom Truex, is the featured host in the podcast, 57Weeks. In Episode 10 he gives you some details on the life and death of “Wild Bill Hickok.” Also his take on the importance of an old school recipe for apple dumplings. Episode available on 57Weeks.Com or Spotify. ... Read More

Deputy hospitalized after crash involving transport vehicles carrying over 50 prisoners

A Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy was hospitalized early Tuesday morning after two prisoner transport vehicles and a civilian vehicle crashed in Pompano Beach, officials say. Over 50 prisoners were on board the two vehicles. The crash occurred about 5:30 a.m. near West Atlantic Boulevard and North Andrews Avenue in Pompano Beach, according to a Sheriff’s Office media release. Deputies and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded and paramedics transported the deputy to a nearby hospital with... Read More

Broward deputy injured after two prisoner transport vehicles crash with third car

A deputy with the Broward Sheriff’s Office received non-life threatening injuries after a van and a bus transporting dozens of prisoners and a third vehicle crashed Tuesday morning in Pompano … Click to Continue » ... Read More

Are you a first-time homebuyer in Palm Beach County? You may qualify for up to $100,000

Palm Beach County is offering 100 families up to $100,000 each to purchase their first homes in the county’s most recent effort to help people afford places to live in the fast-growing region. The 100 families who will receive aid is double the number of first-time homebuying families who applied for financial assistance made available through a similar initiative in September. A first-time homebuyer is defined as someone who has not owned a home in the last three years, said county... Read More

GivingTuesday: Do South Florida shoppers have enough for charity after holiday spending binge?

At midnight Monday, the final bell tolled on the three-day holiday shopping binge collectively known as Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Now, will exhausted consumers answer the bell ringers of the Salvation Army on GivingTuesday? Or an appeal from Feeding South Florida? The annual fundraising day for charitable giving  — started 11 years ago in New York at the 92nd Street Y and its Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact — has morphed into a global... Read More

Sam Reinhart and Sergei Bobrovsky lead Florida Panthers past Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA, Ontario — Sam Reinhart scored two goals and Sergei Bobrovsky made 20 saves, helping the Florida Panthers beat the Ottawa Senators 5-0 on Monday night. Sam Bennett had a goal and an assist for Florida, which had dropped two in a row. Carter Verhaeghe and Eetu Luostarinen also scored, and Aleksander Barkov had three assists. Bobrovsky’s second shutout of the season and No. 40 for his career helped Matthew Tkachuk get the better of his brother, Ottawa forward Brady Tkachuk. Ottawa... Read More

Hurricanes starting quarterback Tyler Van Dyke enters transfer portal

The Miami Hurricanes will need a new starting quarterback in 2024. Incumbent starter Tyler Van Dyke is entering the transfer portal, a source told the South Florida Sun Sentinel, ending a UM career that spawned high expectations and low moments. Van Dyke spent four seasons with Miami, becoming the starter in 2021 after D’Eriq King suffered a season-ending injury. Then a redshirt freshman, Van Dyke dazzled Miami fans and had a breakout season, earning ACC Rookie of the Year honors and... Read More

Canadian Evangelical Scholar Fired Following University Investigation

A Christian college terminated John G. Stackhouse after an independent report alleged a pattern of inappropriate remarks to students. The professor challenges the findings. Canadian evangelical scholar and commentator John G. Stackhouse lost his job as a religious studies professor following a six-month investigation into accusations of inappropriate behavior toward students, spurred by an online campaign. Students said Stackhouse made sexist remarks and unacceptable jokes in the... Read More

Prominent South Florida builder faces trial on charges of ripping off Covid loan program

As the COVID-19 pandemic tanked the economy, South Florida developer Eric Sheppard turned to the U.S. government for help and received about $900,000 in fraudulently obtained loans that his business … Click to Continue » ... Read More

‘It’s about time.’ Iguanas not wanted at Miami-Dade parks. Soon they’ll be hunted

Fed up with iguanas occupying county parks, Miami-Dade wants to hire some reptile trappers to capture and kill the invasive intruders. Miami-Dade’s contracting arm posted draft solicitation documents earlier this … Click to Continue » ... Read More