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  • 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...
  • Second man sent to prison for shooting of trooper's dog

    Second man sent to prison for shooting of trooper's dog
    Another man is going to prison for a 2012 break-in and shooting at a Florida Highway Patrol trooper's home near West Palm Beach that killed a retired police dog. Avoiding a trial before a Palm Beach County jury, Gilson Gilles, 20, pleaded guilty on...
  • 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 after I-95 crash near Hallandale Beach

    One dead after 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. Sgt. Mark Wysocky said the two vehicles collided just after 7 p.m. Saturday near the Hallandale Beach...
  • FHP: Family of eight involved in I-95 crash, 2 dead

    FHP: Family of eight involved in I-95 crash, 2 dead
    A man and woman from New York died and six of their family members, including two young children, were seriously injured in a crash along Interstate-95 in Volusia County early Saturday, officials said. The family was traveling in a Ford Econoline van...
  • Diversión, tráfico y movimiento este lunes en S. Florida en el Día del Trabajo

    Diversión, tráfico y movimiento este lunes en S. Florida en el Día del Trabajo
    El fin de semana del Día del Trabajo podría estar bastante pasado por agua en algunas partes del sur de Florida, si los actuales pronósticos del clima se mantienen igual, pero no deje que eso arruine sus planes de viaje. Con seguridad habrá muchas...
  • Labor Day weekend: Crowded beaches, rough waves and DUI crackdowns

    Labor Day weekend: Crowded beaches, rough waves and DUI crackdowns
    Thousands of people will flock to Central Florida's coast with beach towels for a hot — sometimes rainy — Labor Day weekend. In turn, Central Florida's law officers will be out in full force; patrolling area beaches, lakes and highways...
  • FHP: Osceola County man killed in hit-and-run crash

    FHP: Osceola County man killed in hit-and-run crash
    An unidentified man died Wednesday night after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Osceola County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Before fleeing, the motorist pulled over onto the shoulder and briefly stopped on West U.S. Highway 192 near...
  • FHP: Intoxicated driver crashed into deputy patrol car on S.R. 417

    FHP: Intoxicated driver crashed into deputy patrol car on S.R. 417
    An intoxicated man driving on State Road 417 early Thursday slammed his vehicle into a Seminole County deputy's patrol car that was stopped with its emergency lights on, officials said. Deputies saw Russell Foster Owens, 21, heading straight for the...
  • What you can expect for Labor Day 2014

    What you can expect for Labor Day 2014
    Look at it this way: You have to work two more days, but then you get to play for three. Labor Day weekend — the last long weekend of the summer — means beaches, shopping, travel, family outings and lots of time to chill. This year, more...
  • Mover says profiling led to I-4 stop, damaged furniture

    Mover says profiling led to I-4 stop, damaged furniture
    Elliott Mattocks sat by Interstate 4 in Deltona at noon Saturday, a houseful of a client's furniture from his moving company's truck cluttering the roadside. The Florida Highway Patrol had stopped him after noticing his brake lights and turn signals...