| May 6, 2012
A Boca Raton commuter with a smartphone has become a one-man speed enforcer, videotaping South Florida cops and government employees racing on the highways outside their jurisdictions.
His videos so far have captured two high-ranking speeders in...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:31 AM
Claims that a Coral Springs firefighter/paramedic may have been involved in the murders and beheadings of a South Florida couple in the 1990s — a notorious case featured in a major movie being released in April — are overshadowing his arrest...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 4:47 AM
Rescuers were called after a female mixed-breed dog weighing about 40 pounds had somehow gotten her head stuck inside the discarded fiberglass boat cooler for more than a week in Miami-Dade County, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
| Jun 13, 2011
| 9:17 AM
The weekend storms put a dent in the drought, at least in South Broward, the National Weather Service in Miami said.
Notably, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Weston and some Everglades areas in Miami-Dade and Broward counties received up to 2 inches of rain,...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:52 AM
The same people who have been battling wildfires in South Florida in past weeks might end up saving your life, should a hurricane hit. With little fanfare, they’ve helped scores of people in past storms.
These are the firefighters, foresters and...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 8:26 PM
There has been a lot of negative talk recently about high school 7-on-7 tournaments and the influence of agents and runners and otherwise ne'er do wells. College coaches and NCAA officials say that if something is not done to confront some of the...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:17 PM
State insurance regulators approved more than two dozen home insurance rate hikes this summer ranging from 6 to 34 percent.
They ordered a rate decrease of 4 percent for Cotton States Mutual Insurance, which announced its leaving Florida last year, and...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 8:09 AM
You might notice some haze in the sky, the result of a wildfire in west Miami-Dade County.
The 240-acre wildfire started on Monday night near Southwest Eighth Street about three miles east of Krome Avenue. Careless campers apparently ignited it, said...
| Apr 14, 2012
A friend of mine is overweight, probably about 100 pounds more than what would be considered healthy. She works long hours, eats when she is stressed and says she has no time to exercise.
Her employer is much less cavalier than she about the situation....
| Dec 28, 2011
| 10:26 AM
The number of police officers killed in the line of duty in the U.S. jumped 13 percent this year -- 173 compared with 153 last year -- and for the first time in more than a decade more died from gunfire than by motor vehicle accident.
| Jan 13, 2012
| 11:30 AM
To most, the upcoming cool weekend weather should be refreshing if not pleasant. To some, it could be deadly.
On Friday, the lows are expected to drop into the 40s, and even that can cause hypothermia in vulnerable people, such as the elderly, children,...