| May 17, 2015
Florida is home to many historic lighthouses, but the Cape St. George Lighthouse on St. George Island is unique with its tumultuous past.
The 72-foot brick lighthouse stood for 153 years before toppling into the Gulf of Mexico on Oct. 22, 2005. It was...
| May 11, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Expect plenty of sun and warm, bordering on hot, afternoons this week. There also is a chance of showers and storms each day.
South Florida's Monday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid-80s, lows in the mid-70s and a 20 percent...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 7:44 AM
Drivers on southbound Interstate 75 can't access northbound Florida's Turnpike – yet.
But a massive $234 million upgrade of I-75 will include building some of the missing ramps at the turnpike's Homestead Extension. It will allow drivers in...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 2:08 AM
Expect warm, darn near hot conditions this week. There's also a small chance of rain in the afternoons.
South Florida's Monday forecast calls for partly sunny skies with afternoon highs in the mid-80s, evening readings in the mid-70s and a 10 percent...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 1:20 PM
Insurance is not likely to be high on the Legislature's agenda when it convenes on March 3, but that could change for two reasons: Gov. Rick Scott has picked a fight with his Cabinet colleagues in an attempt to replace Insurance Commissioner Kevin...
| Feb 25, 2015
In 1979, a particularly tubby resident of Miami-Dade County joined the migration north for more living space.
The Goodyear blimp Enterprise came to Pompano Beach Air Park, using it as a base of operations for Super Bowls, auto races, charity rides and...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
It doesn't take long after stepping into Scott Whiddon's office to realize that Causeway Lumber Co. is an old family business.
Walls and tables surrounding Whiddon's desk in the middle of the room are filled with color and black-and-white photos of...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:25 PM
November 30 not only marks the end of another quiet hurricane season but remarkably the ninth straight year Mother Nature has spared Florida, one of the most catastrophe-prone places on Earth.
On several levels, news regarding our often tumultuous...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:45 AM
This week marks the ninth anniversary of our region's last hurricane. Wilma struck on Oct. 24, 2005. Since then, our peninsula has been spared the wrath of a big storm.
The longer we go without it fresh in our memory, the more worried we should be about...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:24 AM
What was once Hurricane Fay is racing east into the Atlantic, now just a blob of low pressure and clouds. But, because it was initially deemed a "subtropical" storm, it brings up an interesting question:
Have any subtropical storms ever threatened South...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Is the era of hurricane intensity drawing to a close?
Such eras generally last between one and three decades, and we're in year 19. They tend to produce an abnormal number of hurricanes and major hurricanes each season, increasing the odds of a U.S....