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  • Bride, groom robbed at gunpoint on morning of wedding

    Bride, groom robbed at gunpoint on morning of wedding
    Something borrowed, something blue turned into something black and blue for a couple who were beaten and robbed at gunpoint on the morning of their wedding. "I was robbed at gunpoint and beaten, and my wife and mother were also attacked and robbed," the...
  • Boy, 8, recovering from Lauderhill firework explosion

    Boy, 8, recovering from Lauderhill firework explosion
    An 8-year-old boy who suffered an injury to his left hand while playing with an illegal mortar in Lauderhill remained hospitalized in good condition Tuesday, a hospital official said. Antwaun Cummings was injured about 8 p.m. Friday in the 2700 block...
  • Kim Haley's Survival Story

    Kim Haley's Survival Story
    I was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2009 by Dr. Nicholas Tranakas at Broward Health Medical Center. My treatment included lumpectomy and radiation followed by aromatase inhibitor medication for seven years. My dearest friend volunteered to...
  • 'Mammopalooza' founder wants to make cancer screenings fun

    'Mammopalooza' founder wants to make cancer screenings fun
    Lyn Clark isn't overly superstitious, but she can't help thinking that what she got in the first year of Mammopalooza was a sign. It was 2009. Clark was a new marketing manager at Broward Health North, and she had decided to choreograph an event...
  • Breast Center director speaks about genetics and risks

    "All cancer is genetic, but not all cancer is hereditary; so choose your parents and your family members wisely," Dr. Nicholas Tranakas said jokingly during a recent lecture about the risks of getting breast cancer. "You can have cancers within the family...
  • Plantation intersection marks site of tragic mother-son coincidence

    Plantation intersection marks site of tragic mother-son coincidence
    A jolt of unease traveled with Ryan Rickling every time he passed through an intersection near his home. "It's the intersection that my mother was killed at," Rickling said. "Every time I've gone through that intersection it's always a thought."...
  • Breast cancer awareness: 3 photo projects spotlight triumphs, tears

    Breast cancer awareness: 3 photo projects spotlight triumphs, tears
    If a picture is worth a thousand words, this year's breast cancer awareness initiatives have volumes to say in honoring the many women affected by the disease. Among the usual pink-themed galas and fundraising walks throughout October are several photo-...
  • Sonia Reices Cabrera's Survival Story

    Sonia Reices Cabrera's Survival Story
    Life can change from one minute to another. Near the end of December 2011 my doctor said I had a fatty tumor in my left armpit and told me not to worry. In July 2012 my private doctor checked the tumor and suggested I have an ultrasound. I had no...
  • Tractor trailer, car crash on I-595 in Davie; one person injured

    Tractor trailer, car crash on I-595 in Davie; one person injured
    One person was taken to a hospital Wednesday afternoon after a tractor trailer and a car crashed on Interstate 595 in Davie, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The traffic accident happened around 3 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-595 just east...
  • Motorist flees after hitting bus; 5 people hurt, police say

    Motorist flees after hitting bus; 5 people hurt, police say
    Five people required hospital treatment for what officials said were mostly minor injuries following a hit and run bus crash in Fort Lauderdale. The driver of a green Chevrolet that hit the bus left his car behind and ran from the scene but not before...
  • Taking a plunge to fight breast cancer

    More than 100 people recently made a big splash in Fort Lauderdale, raising more than $6,000 to help women with breast cancer. The nonprofit Glam-A-THON staged the Plunge! VIP Lounge fundraiser at the W Hotel Fort Lauderdale, with proceeds going to the...