| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:32 PM
A day after his heroics in helping save the life of a stricken police officer made national news, a Fort Lauderdale teen in trouble with the law for most of his life said he now has new direction.
"I want to write a book," said Jamal Rutledge, 17,...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:36 PM
Broward County youth were encouraged Friday to "know your rights" when interacting with law enforcement.
The Urban League of Broward County and the National Bar Association conducted the workshop as a response to recent incidents involving law...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Perhaps like you, I have family in town for a stretch, a motley crew who must be entertained or suitably distracted. There’s the Austin resident and the engineer, the home brewer and the ’80s fan, and two West Point grads who are happy to be...
| Dec 27, 2014
Parents and students at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale and Hallandale High School started the school year in August happy to be enrolled in A-rated schools.
But now they find out, because of just-released state grades, that they actually are...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A former NFL player who was accused of resisting arrest and shocked with a stun gun in front of his young daughter during a traffic stop in April learned on Tuesday that prosecutors were dropping their case against him.
Matthias Askew, a 2001 Dillard...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:44 PM
From ethereal to abstract styles and from 'radiant mapping' technique to graphic drawing, six seniors at Dillard High School displayed their best artwork in a gallery exhibit Thursday at the school.
The students sold many of their pieces, pocketing...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:35 PM
A father of three was shot and killed Monday afternoon outside his Fort Lauderdale home.
The shooting happened about 1 p.m. in the 800 block of Northwest 16th Avenue, said Fort Lauderdale police spokeswoman Detective DeAnna Greenlaw.
Carl Fox, 30, was...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:38 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE Rosalind Osgood's father hid his AIDS diagnosis from his family and died alone in a health care facility several years ago.
"He didn't want to put his family through the agony because he felt that the stigma was just too much for us to...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:53 PM
When the announcement came at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale that Catherine Giles had won a national Teacher of the Year award, it was easy to miss Giles herself as the faculty around her stood and cheered.
Giles is only 4 feet 8 but she has had...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Some creative students are in exclusive company in Davie.
After two years of discussion and development, Broward College recently launched its Visual Arts and Design Academy at the Davie campus. The program has a cap of 30 students a year, and only about...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:19 PM
A man shot one of two would-be robbers who entered his apartment Wednesday, critically wounding the intruder, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.
"The robbery kind of got turned on its head when the occupant started shooting at the robbers," sheriff's...