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Deerfield Beach Middle School

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  • Three local seventh-graders chosen for national all-star football game

    One day after the next annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, three seventh-graders from South Florida will play in another football all-star game on the same field. Jack Chapman, 13, Keldrick Hooks, 13, and Cajuan Smith,...
  • Wayne Treacy trial -- What should punishment be?

     
    A jury is expected to start deliberating Wayne Treacy's fate later today. If he's convicted of attempted murder in the brutal beating of Josie Lou Ratley, what's a just punishment for someone who's 17 and was only 15 at the......
  • Deerfield burn victim is out of intensive care

    Burn victim Michael Brewer took another step in his recovery Tuesday, by moving out of the intensive care unit at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital burn center. But Brewer still has a long way to go, his doctors say. He is expected to...
  • Timeline: Key events in Michael Brewer case

    Oct. 11: Michael Brewer, a 15-year-old Deerfield Beach Middle School seventh-grader, had borrowed $40 from Matthew Bent, 15, to buy a video game. Investigators say he never paid it back. In return, Bent tries to steal a custom, $500 bike belonging to...
  • Rehab begins for Deerfield school beating victim Josie Lou Ratley

    Rehab begins for Deerfield school beating victim Josie Lou Ratley
    Beating victim Josie Lou Ratley entered a new stage of recovery Wednesday morning, joined by family members she will be leaning on during a long, painful and uncertain rehabilitation process, her family's lawyer said. Ratley, 15, was taken to an...
  • Burned Deerfield teen responds to parents for the first time

    Burned Deerfield teen responds to parents for the first time
    A Deerfield Beach teenager who was set on fire is responding to his parents for the first time since he was taken to the hospital, a family friend said this morning. Michael Brewer, 15, reached out to hold his father's hand Wednesday, said Danny...
  • Boy Accused of Setting Classmate on Fire Says Attack Was Not Planned

    Boy Accused of Setting Classmate on Fire Says Attack Was Not Planned
    FORT LAUDERDALE - There was no plot to attack Michael Brewer, to surround him, pour rubbing alcohol on him and set him ablaze, according to his former friend Jeremy Jarvis. Jarvis, 13, wasn't permitted by his lawyer to explain how the notorious Oct. 12...
  • Burning of Deerfield boy leaves community shaken

    Lime Tree Apartments is on the 400 block of Southeast 13th Court, just south and across 10th Street from Deerfield Beach Middle School. It was there that Michael Brewer's pursuers caught up with him on Monday. They doused him with a flammable liquid and...
  • How authorities say Deerfield Beach burning incident happened

    According to Sheriff's Sgt. Steve Feeley, the feud that put 15-year-old Michael Brewer in the hospital with severe burns started when the teen borrowed $40 from Matthew Bent to buy a video game. He never paid him back. In return, Bent, 15, tried to...
  • Family to burned Deerfield teen: Everyone's rooting for you

    Patti Gendron doesn't know for sure if 15-year-old Michael Brewer heard her. As the heavily sedated Deerfield Beach boy lay in his hospital bed at Jackson Memorial Hospital's Burn Center earlier this week, his great-aunt gently held his hand to tell...
  • Accused boys who burned teen came from troubled homes

    By the time they reached Deerfield Beach Middle School, four of the five young teenagers accused of setting a classmate on fire had already grown up in a fractured world where crime or violence was a fact of life. Most were raised in families in which...