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  • Undocumented immigrants being released from Deerfield detention center in advance of sequester

    Undocumented immigrants being released from Deerfield detention center in advance of sequester
    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...
  • Pollo Tropical $1 Treat Books benefit Women in Distress

    Pollo Tropical $1 Treat Books benefit Women in Distress
    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...
  • Thunder guard Liggins arrested

    Thunder guard Liggins arrested
    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...
  • State to tighten rules for sex-offender screening

     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...
  • No Ramadan return for Iran maestro Mohammad Reza Shajarian

    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...
  • Jimmy Ryce's dad: Law has missed too many sex predators

    Jimmy Ryce's dad: Law has missed too many sex predators
    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...
  • Florida lawmakers vow swift action to shield public from sex predators

    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...
  • Donate a cell phone for Women in Distress, get a free wrap at Pollo Tropical

    Donate a cell phone for Women in Distress, get a free wrap at Pollo Tropical
    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...
  • Will Jenne make it back to Tallahassee?

    Will Jenne make it back to Tallahassee?
    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...
  • Oct. 26 Safewalk-Run to benefit domestic violence victims

    Oct. 26 Safewalk-Run to benefit domestic violence victims
    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...
  • Outcry over proposed pit bull ban leads Broward commissioner to withdraw proposal

    Outcry over proposed pit bull ban leads Broward commissioner to withdraw proposal
    Pit bull lovers came out in force Tuesday to oppose a county commissioner's effort to get the breed banned in Broward. They rallied in front of the Governmental Center, holding signs saying "Don't Bully Pitbulls" and "Don't Kill My Best Friend."...