| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Retired Lauderhill Fire Chief Edward T. Curran died Tuesday from cancer. He was 53.
Curran served as chief for 14 years before taking an administrative position in city government last year. He joined the department in 1980.
"He was my fishing buddy,...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:49 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE — Advancing to the North American Soccer League championship seems a bit remarkable.
Among the mix foreign and American players there's a unique commonality and possible reason why the Fort Lauderdale Strikers are unbeaten in their...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:12 PM
As much as we Americans tend to worship our professional sports stars -- even as they're being arrested for domestic violence or child abuse or using illicit substances -- the real heroes in our midst are not household names.
They're guys like Gerry...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The Florida Gators got the message from coach Billy Donovan.
Donovan has been unhappy with his team's defense in recent weeks. On Friday night, the 7th-ranked Gators responded.
Riding a strong defensive effort spearheaded by sophomore point guard...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:56 PM
The tragic shooting last month at Seattle high school reignited public conversations about the factors that prompt young people to commit mass murders on school grounds.
As usual, these conversations are largely focused on access to guns and school...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Mort Laitner, 65, of Cooper City, was deeply influenced by his father's life as a Holocaust survivor.
In his new book, "A Hebraic Obsession," Mort takes the World War II Holocaust experiences of his father (Dr. Wolf Laitner), and the arduous process...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:22 AM
The Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County has a new executive director: Chuck Collins, who led a 10-county region for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for a decade.
Collins assumed the post this week, after a search...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:58 PM
With almost 2 million ballots already cast a week before Election Day, Republicans are continuing to hold a large lead, but Democrats are surging in their key South Florida strongholds.
Republicans are ahead 45.1 percent to the Democrats' 37.9 percent,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Jazz's daughter is 4 now. Ja'Miya Howard is full of life. She is all personality.
"She loves to sing. She loves to dance," said Daneisha Freeman, Ja'Miya's mom and Jasper Howard's fiancée. "She does gymnastics. She started preschool and she loves it....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Coach Billy Donovan's Florida Gators are replacing four seniors from a Final Four team, but national media does not expect his program to take a step back.
The Gators will open this season ranked No. 7 in the Associated Press Top 25 as determined by...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Think of the last time you bought a birthday card for an adult. Was it difficult to find one that did not contain jokes about sagging bodies and birthday candles so numerous that they require calling the fire department? But being an elder is no joke. The...