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Broward County

Broward County
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  • Gunman to Broward store clerk: 'Lemme get all that'

    Gunman to Broward store clerk: 'Lemme get all that'
    Working the late shift at a Stop N Go outside Fort Lauderdale, Emdad Chaklader found himself staring into the barrel of a gun. "As soon as I looked at the gun, I stopped," said Chaklader on Monday from behind the same counter where the chilling events...
  • A night of baseball and genes

    It was a night of baseball and Jewish genetic information at the ballpark. The Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases at Miami Children's Hospital, along with organizations Friends of The Israel Defense Forces, Miami Jews, The...
  • BSO trying to track down its history

    BSO trying to track down its history
    The Broward Sheriff's Office is looking for help solving its oldest case: uncovering the agency's own 100-year history. The office was formed when the county incorporated in 1915 and there have since been 16 sheriffs — but no official historian....
  • Flight 19: Has mystery of Lost Patrol been solved?

    Flight 19: Has mystery of Lost Patrol been solved?
    When five Navy torpedo bombers took off from Fort Lauderdale in December 1945 and failed to return, they created one of the greatest aviation mysteries of all time and popularized the myth of the Bermuda Triangle. Now two aviation sleuths, who have...
  • South Florida population grows to 5.8 million

    South Florida population grows to 5.8 million
    A steady flow of overseas migration helped push South Florida's population up 4.4 percent between 2010 and 2013, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. The region had an estimated 5.8 million residents in 2013, allowing it to remain the nation's eighth-...
  • Manager and analyst at Broward crime lab resign

    The manager and a technical analyst have resigned from the Broward sheriff's crime lab, where an internal affairs investigation into a chemist's work and allegations of missing drugs at the facility has been underway since January. Dr. James Ongley, 62,...
  • The Sun Sentinel's Take: Long odds for clear road map on gambling

    The Sun Sentinel's Take: Long odds for clear road map on gambling
    The odds on Florida better regulating gambling anytime soon just got a lot longer. State lawmakers have put the brakes on bills designed to create a gaming commission and allow more games of chance until Gov. Rick Scott completes a new table-games...
  • Volunteering can be a breeze

    Volunteering can be a breeze
      There are many different kinds of people in the world with different personalities, likes and dislikes. The good thing is there are many kinds of volunteering options, and with a little research and digging around, one that you might enjoy the most or...
  • Clout Street: Senate's 53 budget amendments spread the love

    Clout Street: Senate's 53 budget amendments spread the love
    TALLAHASSEE -- Even with term-limits and greater budget constraints, the Florida Legislature is still clout street when it comes to doling out tax dollars. That reality was on display Thursday when the Senate Appropriations Committee took up its $74.9...
  • State may ease sentencing in drug cases

    State may ease sentencing in drug cases
    Having seven hydrocodone painkillers on you without a valid prescription can land you in prison with a mandatory three-year sentence. Tough state laws treat drug abusers the same as traffickers, so nonviolent addicts often end up behind bars rather than...
  • Man charged in thefts of copper wire from Turnpike light poles

    Man charged in thefts of copper wire from Turnpike light poles
    Randall F. Thomas was making a great living recycling copper, hauling in more than $20,000 in the first six weeks of 2014, records show. Problem is, the metal was being used to power lights on Florida's Turnpike, according to the Palm Beach County...