| 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 30, 2014
The National Safety Council calls this time of year — between Memorial Day and Labor Day — the 100 deadliest days for teens on the road. As the Miami regional sales and service manager for Ford Motor Company and an active member of my...
| 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 31, 2014
| 8:01 PM
A Boca Raton teenager said she was bitten by a shark and it's no fish tale — she's got seven stitches to prove it.
Alexandra Masterson, 13, was in waist-deep water in New Smyrna Beach with her father when she felt something hit her, she said....
| 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...
| Sep 19, 2014
Gas prices continue to decline across the country, following the usual post-Labor Day pattern, and travel-services organization AAA predicted they could fall by as much as 20 cents a gallon more by Halloween. "The average price at the pump typically......
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Months after declaring an Islamic caliphate, Islamic State, which has seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq, is seeking to address a need of any viable nation: women.
In Internet posts and social media messaging, the extremist Sunni militants are...