Called to the principal’s house: Museum honors Pompano Beach educational pioneer Blanche Ely | Photos

The ribbon took three cuts from a pair of giant scissors, but once it was opened hundreds of people cheered and lined up to tour the inside of Pompano Beach’s newest museum inside the historic former home of well-known educators and activists Blanche and Joseph Ely. Among the attendees were residents, Blanche Ely High School alumni, city and school officials, marching band members, dancers and the school’s JROTC team. They gathered for the grand reopening of the Blanche Ely Educational... Read More

Hundreds gather to remember Vietnam hero 50 years later in Fort Lauderdale memorial

Anthony Owens remembers that knock at the door 50 years ago when U.S. Marines delivered the news that his brother Gregory Carter had been killed in Vietnam. “My mama just dropped her head and after they buried him there was no more memory, until today,” he said at a ceremony to mark Gregory Carter’s grave with a brass and granite headstone at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Fort Lauderdale. “It’s like he woke up to the world again,” Owens said. “His life is meaningful. It means... Read More

‘I am truly sorry:’ Robert Kraft issues his first statement after prostitution charge

The 77-year-old owner of the New England Patriots issued a statement Saturday apologizing after being charged in February on misdemeanor counts of soliciting prostitution during two visits at the Orchids … Click to Continue » ... Read More

An Admonition from Chuck Colson: You Are A Symbol of Hope

The Charles W. Colson Scholarship was designed to equip former inmates for ministry. Here is Colson’s message to the 2006 recipients. Hi. I'm Chuck Colson. I'm glad to have this opportunity by way of this video to bring a message to all of you who are Colson Scholars at Wheaton. It's a great honor that you have been chosen to have this scholarship at one of the great institutions in America. I might just tell you a little bit of background on how the Colson Scholarship came... Read More

‘They don’t get justice.’ Mom seeks answers on who killed her son and shot his 1-year-old

Almost a year after her son was shot to death and her 1-year-old grandson was injured outside their Miami Gardens home, Samantha McDaniel feels no closer to the truth. Her … Click to Continue » ... Read More

He revved his motorcycle before intentionally striking a Miami Beach officer, cops say

Miami Beach police arrested a man they say intentionally revved his motorcycle and used it to strike a Miami Beach police officer. On Saturday morning, officers released a detailed report … Click to Continue » ... Read More

Fishermen barely escape injury in Dania Beach boating accident

Two men enjoying a late night of fishing made a harrowing escape when they were forced to abandon their boat and jump into a canal just before their boat collided with another vessel in Dania Beach early Saturday. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman Michael Kane said the unidentified men, both in their 20’s were fishing on a 10-foot Jon Boat shortly after 1 a.m. when a 21-foot center console vessel approached them in the darkness. The two men in the Jon Boat were forced to jump into the... Read More