| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:49 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Lawmakers advanced changes to Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law Tuesday in the wake of the George Zimmerman trial and a summer of protests after his acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
But gun-rights groups...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:50 PM
More than half a million young immigrants who were granted temporary deportation waivers can apply for a two-year extension, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday, in what may be a template for more sweeping White House action before the...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Forty-eight hours before the polls open, the last-minute barrage is on in Boca Raton's hotly contested mayoral election.
A mailer from the Anthony Majhess campaign raises questions about his opponent's business ties which the Palm Beach County Ethics...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 10:21 AM
A team of mental health experts examined the cases of four sex predators profiled in a Sun Sentinel investigation last month and concluded the state missed crucial danger signs that could have kept three of them locked up.
One went on to rape an...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:24 AM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a probe into intermittent brake failure in the 2007 and 2008 Toyota Camry hybrid sedan.
Dozens of consumers have complained to the agency about the problem, asking it to force Toyota Motor...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Cultivating Boca business is now at the top of the city's to-do list.
After a three-day marathon of goal-setting meetings that ended Friday, one of the council's chief priorities is getting the Houston's Restaurant built on city-owned property at the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:40 PM
There are a few spots left for a free gun safety course being offered for kids, ages 11 to 14, by the Broward Sheriff's Office in Cooper City on Wednesday night.
"I want to teach responsible gun ownership and that guns are not toys," Capt. Robert...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws recently observed by inspectors at five South Florida restaurants prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and in some cases, briefly suspend...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Kids will play with anything they can get their hands on, including guns and dildos.
That's the message that a new ad from gun safety advocacy group Evolve is promoting in an effort to reduce gun violence.
The ad, titled "Playthings," begins with a...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The emergency response to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport was hampered by poor communications and a lack of coordination between agencies, problems that contributed to a chaotic evacuation and delays reaching victims,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Original blog post | 2:32 p.m.
Updated with Israel comments | 4:29 p.m.
Broward Democratic Chairman Mitch Ceasar, commenting Tuesday on Sheriff Scott Israel’s first eight months in office, said the sheriff is experiencing a steep learning...