| Sep 27, 2014
| 4:50 PM
The midterm election may be weeks away, but tens of thousands of ballots have already been cast in a reprise of an increasingly powerful political tool: early voting.
In North Carolina, which has a pivotal U.S. Senate contest at the top of the ticket,...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Now South Florida charters schools are dropping two at a time.
Listen, if your child attends a new charter school, I wouldn’t blink. The whole thing could be gone in an instant, leaving you to suddenly come up with Plan B. Fast.
On Monday, as...
| Sep 1, 2014
The good news is Florida's economy is recovering from the aftermath of the Great Recession. Population growth is up, unemployment is down. So, too, are the number of housing foreclosures, a persistent drag on Florida's all-important real-estate sector....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Drivers to the Florida Keys already know there can be huge traffic delays if there is a crash on U.S. 1, the main thoroughfare through the island chain.
Another possible cause for traffic delays this Labor Day weekend will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Somehow, fall in Chicago makes it a little bit easier to say goodbye to summer. The trees change from green to red, the air turns from humid to crisp, Sundays spent brunching al fresco turn into Sundays spent watching football and iced coffees are...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Adam Fogelson, the former chairman of Universal Pictures, has been tapped to run the movie division of the new film and television studio founded by producer Robert Simonds. The hire elevates the profile of a fledgling venture that doesn't have a name yet...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Beginning Monday, construction crews prepping for the installation of a noise wall will start work near the Vista Filare community at Southwest 148 Avenue and State Road 84.
Drivers should expect periodic lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. while...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:42 PM
DEERFIELD BEACH - Work resumed on a project to remove trees and docks along the Hillsboro Canal on Monday after a week's delay caused by a tussle between the city and the South Florida Water Management District.
The city shut the project down over Labor...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:48 PM
A nine-year-old boy drowned on Labor Day, on his first outing to the seashore, his father said.
"The one time he went to the beach..." Brandon Myrick said, unable to finish the sentence.
His son, also called Brandon Myrick, of Lauderdale Lakes, had...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:15 AM
It's not unusual to see submarines off the coast of Broward County but there were sightings on Labor Day weekend that remain a bit of a mystery.
Videographers and photographers captured the long black vessel cruising north and south between Fort...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:43 AM
The Plantation Stars travel baseball program is gearing up for a strong fall season as they prove to be amongst the top programs in Broward County.
The Stars 12-under travel baseball squad is coming off a successful summer after forming as a Little...