| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:02 PM
District 2: Aronson knows her community the most
Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:41 AM
She didn't want this noisy new neighbor, but Lynne Favrot went out to greet it anyway on Thursday evening.
Coffee mug in hand, Favrot sat on her front porch and marveled as an Air Jamaica 737 streaked across her vision, nosing up and climbing into the...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Broward County is throwing a party Saturday to celebrate the upcoming opening of the new airport runway.
And you're invited.
Dubbed "Fun Day on the Runway," the event, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., includes tours of the elevated runway, aviation exhibits,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:19 AM
Almost daily thunderstorms soaked Broward in July, a pattern that should continue for the rest of this week. But it was also abnormally steamy – with record heat in Fort Lauderdale.
The average temperature for July, recorded at Fort Lauderdale-...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:23 AM
The first set of tracks hasn't been laid yet for the city's planned $142.6 million Wave electric streetcar project, but officials are already considering a $7.2 million upgrade.
Proponents say creating a loop at the project's northern end along...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Broward County commissioners are considering a stricter tow truck law, the second crackdown on an industry accused of consumer abuses.
The new set of regulations will be debated and voted on Oct. 14.
Commissioner Lois Wexler, clearly perturbed by...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In the 1920s, it was a nice little golf course, enjoyed by the locals and played by a president — until it was trashed by a hurricane.
On Thursday, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will open its state-of-the art, 8,000-foot south...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Michael Fischer was fooling around with a laser pointer in a friend's backyard late one night when he heard the roar of a plane overhead.
Not thinking anything of it, he turned the $5 device upward. He aimed at the light coming from the aircraft and held...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:23 PM
UberX, the controversial ride-share service, has launched in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.
The company previously launched in Miami where officials ticketed drivers and impounded vehicles associated with the app. Miami-Dade County requires that...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
People are getting through security checkpoints at South Florida airports quicker.
But are they getting through safer?
It now takes an average of 10 minutes to get through the security checkpoints. In 2007, it sometimes took an hour or more....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Some Pembroke Pines residents and city commissioners are unhappy with North Perry Airport's planned upgrades, which include a runway expansion, updated hangars and a hotel.
Airport officials presented their plans during the Aug. 18 City Commission...