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  • Hurricane satellites help save South Florida boaters

    Hurricane satellites help save South Florida boaters
    They're sort of like guardian angels — 22,000 miles above the Earth. The same weather satellites that track hurricanes also helped rescue more than 20 people on sinking or disabled boats in the vicinity of South Florida last year, according to a...
  • Keep your waterbabies safe

    Keep your waterbabies safe
    The Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County said Monday that six children have died in pools in Palm Beach and Broward counties during the past two months. Swimming safety experts advise that adults who are supervising children in the water...
  • Stay safe on South Florida roads and waterways this Labor Day weekend

    Stay safe on South Florida roads and waterways this Labor Day weekend
    South Florida law enforcement agencies, the Florida Highway Patrol and the U.S. Coast Guard are advising travelers to take care this Labor Day weekend. To avoid injuries and getting ticketed, drivers and all passengers, including kids, should use seat...
  • EPA to study hazards of plastic debris on remote Hawaiian island

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will study a remote island used as an airstrip in the northwestern Hawaiian Islands that is often littered with plastic debris, the first step in a process that could eventually place it on the list of the country&...
  • Learjet pilots may have been overwhelmed before fatal crash

    Learjet pilots may have been overwhelmed before fatal crash
    The Learjet 35 that crashed after takeoff from Fort Lauderdale last month, killing all four onboard, had a good chance of returning safely to the airport if it had made an immediate U-turn, aviation experts say. Now, investigators are trying to figure...
  • Pilot survives crash in Bahamian waters on flight from Fort Lauderdale

    Pilot survives crash in Bahamian waters on flight from Fort Lauderdale
    The pilot of a small plane who left Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Tuesday morning survived a crash in shallow ocean waters before reaching the Exumas in the Bahamas, the U.S. Coast Guard said. As one rescuer said, it could have been much worse....
  • Coast Guard plans to question sole survivor of capsized boat

    Coast Guard officials planned to interview the lone survivor of a boating mishap on Lake Michigan today to determine why the boat capsized on its way back to Burham Harbor over the weekend, throwing four people into the water. The accident happened...
  • Body of woman found in lake off Lake Forest beach

    Body of woman found in lake off Lake Forest beach
    The body of a woman was recovered from Lake Michigan in Lake Forest this morning after people reported seeing a person struggling in the water, officials said. Divers using sonar found the body shortly before 11 a.m. in waters off the beach, officials...
  • Amelia Earhart disappearance eerily similar to missing Malaysian flight

    Amelia Earhart disappearance eerily similar to missing Malaysian flight
    A plane vanished without a trace. The media grasped at every possible lead. A riveted public submitted tips and government officials argued about where to search. Anguished relatives wondered what really happened and hope dimmed with each passing day....
  • Former So Fla lawmaker Jim Scott appointed to regional transportation board

    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott appointed former Senate President Jim Scott of Fort Lauderdale to the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Tuesday. Jim Scott, 71, served Broward County in the Florida Senate for 24 years and served as Senate...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 South at BW Parkway closes 3 traffic lanes

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 South at BW Parkway closes 3 traffic lanes
    A three-vehicle collision in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 South at the Baltimore Washington Parkway exit has closed three of four southbound traffic lanes and both southbound shoulders at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of...