| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:33 AM
TEHRAN -- In these first days of Ramadan, many Iranians hoped to hear a familiar and beloved voice as they tuned into state radio or switched on TV just before iftar, the evening meal that signals the end of the dawn-to-dusk fast.
They were looking...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 10:12 AM
A violent sex crime devastated Don Ryce's family. A kidnapper raped and murdered his young son, and the resulting pain and grief may have hastened the deaths of his wife and daughter.
Ryce found some comfort in the Florida law, passed in his son's...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:16 AM
State legislators promise to overhaul sex offender laws in response to a Sun Sentinel investigation last week that found Florida has failed to stop hundreds of rapists and child molesters from attacking again.
In the Florida Senate and House, leading...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
Funding Arts Broward (FAB!)
FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Managing paralegal and client communications director of a Fort Lauderdale real estate law firm, Nate D. Handley, 33, completed the 30-hour training to be a Guardian ad Litem in 2010.
Guardian ad Litems are trained volunteers appointed by the court to...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Oklahoma City Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins was jailed Saturday night on suspicion of felony domestic abuse, according to KOCO-TV, Oklahoma City's ABC affiliate.
Liggins is accused of assaulting a woman, who is believed to be his girlfriend, while in the...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Agustín Morales walked out of the Broward Transitional Center in Deerfield Beach on Tuesday, one of the scores of undocumented immigrants being released from South Florida detention facilties this week by federal officials who say they can no longer...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Every day at first appearance court in downtown Fort Lauderdale, many of the newly arrested from around Broward County are facing domestic violence charges.
Sometimes victims even come to court, bruised and tearful but fearful of retribution from their...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:41 AM
Pollo Tropical is using coupons to help fight domestic violence in October.
Make a $1 donation to benefit Women in Distress of Broward County and get a Treat Book in exchange from the South Florida-based restaurant chain. The savings books, available...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Get a free Beef Wrap valued at $2.99 when you donate an old cell phone at Pollo Tropical on Wednesday.
The “Handheld for a Handheld" promotion benefits Women in Distress of Broward County, Inc. and is good at all company-owned Pollo Troipcal...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Evan Jenne loves serving in the Florida House of Representatives.
When newly drawn legislative districts confronted him with the prospect of a messy 2012 primary fight with another incumbent, he considered running for Broward County Commission. But...