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  • Lake Worth man accused of driving fake cop car

    A Lake Worth man suspected of running red lights in a gold Crown Victoria with a stolen license plate and police lights was arrested Tuesday. A Florida Highway Patrol trooper pulled over David Lafon, 31, after the trooper said Lafon ran a stop sign as...
  • One dead in I-95 crash near Hallandale Beach

    One dead in I-95 crash near Hallandale Beach
    A crash on Interstate 95 caused two drivers to be thrown from their vehicles Saturday night, killing one of them, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Southbound traffic on the highway was shut down for hours after the 7:07 p.m. crash, officials said....
  • National Night Out events scheduled

    Police departments in Palm Beach County are split on whether it's worth it to host a National Night Out event Tuesday. The nationwide events — Tuesday will mark their 31st year — are a chance for neighbors to get to know each other, as well...
  • Lauderhill boy, 13, dies in car accident

    A 13-year-old Lauderhill boy died Thursday morning in a car accident on Interstate 95 in Indian River County. Dylan Joseph was ejected from a 2005 Isuzu Ascender when the driver lost control and the SUV overturned on northbound I-95 at mile marker 158,...
  • Slain trooper to be honored Wednesday

    Slain trooper to be honored Wednesday
    Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Kimberly Hurd was just 26 in 1992 when a van driven by a former Ohio police captain hit her and fled as she was conducting a traffic stop on Interstate 95. Hurd was the first female Florida trooper killed in the line of...
  • Man freed from sedan after crash on I-95 in Delray

    Fire fighters needed the "Jaws of Life" to free a man from a sedan after a Wednesday crash on Interstate-95, according to a Delray Beach Fire Rescue press release. It happened at 9:34 a.m. in the northbound lanes north of Atlantic Avenue. The sedan...
  • It's time to do more than shoo Fake Homeless People

    Much like a G-rated version of HBO's "Taxicab Confessions," the chatter of children in their car seats makes for riveting entertainment. Picture the scene: a 6-year-old (Miss R) and a 5-year-old (Miss M) in my Infiniti on a recent spin. Miss R: "These...
  • 911 operators suspended, policy changed after Sawgrass wrong-way crash

    911 operators suspended, policy changed after Sawgrass wrong-way crash
    Two 911 operators at the Coral Springs Police Department have been handed an eight-hour suspension without pay for mishandling emergency calls that preceded a fatal wrong-way crash last year on the Sawgrass Expressway. In confirming the disciplinary...
  • Traffic: Crash, delays on I-4 west at S.R. 414

    Traffic: Crash, delays on I-4 west at S.R. 414
    A crash is causing traffic delays on Interstate 4 west at the State Road 414 exit, Florida Highway Patrol is reporting. The westbound left lane of I-4 is blocked for now. The crash happened around 7:20 a.m. No major injuries have been reported....
  • Drivers show steep learning curve on SunRail

    Drivers show steep learning curve on SunRail
    Last week a SunRail car struck and killed a person for the first time. I'm sorry to say it likely won't be the last. People — whether curious, daring or drunk — have wandered onto tracks since the earliest trains began running hundreds...
  • Bicyclist injured in morning crash

    Bicyclist injured in morning crash
    Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a crash Wednesday between a vehicle and a bicyclist near the intersection of Oakridge Road and Winegard Road. The crash happened about 9:30 a.m. and the bicyclist was injured in the wreck. No information...