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  • Mentally ill inmate dies at half his body weight in Broward jail; lawsuit alleges neglect

    Mentally ill inmate dies at half his body weight in Broward jail; lawsuit alleges neglect
    During his 155 days in jail, Raleigh Priester withered to half his body weight. When the 6-foot-2-inch father of two was found dead on his jail cell floor, he weighed 120 pounds. On the day of his arrest five months earlier, he had weighed in at 240...
  • Plantation American All-Stars advance in Little League tournament

    The Plantation American Little League All-Star team got a lesson on Saturday in what it takes to be successful in the annual international tournament for 11- and 12-year-olds. Competing in the District 21 finals at Floyd Hull Stadium in Fort Lauderdale,...
  • Broward tourism bureau says same-sex marriage ban should be overturned

    Broward tourism bureau says same-sex marriage ban should be overturned
    For nearly two decades Broward County's tourism bureau has rolled out the welcome mat to LGBT travelers. On Thursday the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau came out officially in support of overturning same-sex marriage bans in...
  • Monday's Bulletin Board

    Monday Commit 2B Fit, 6:30 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library,, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines. Free. Call 954-357-6580. Eat Your Way to Better Health, 1 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines. Free. Call 954-357-...
  • William McFatter, former Broward schools superintendent

    William McFatter, former Broward schools superintendent
    Former Broward Schools Superintendent William McFatter was remembered Thursday as a visionary: a man who helped shape the public school district and always kept the focus on students. McFatter, 88, died of unknown causes on July 2 in northwest Florida....
  • Providing a loving home

    Foster parents since 2009, Melissa and Stephen Kepper were among those recently honored as Foster Parents of the Year at ChildNet's annual Foster Parents Appreciation Reception. The Keppers, of Pembroke Pines, have fostered 10 children in six years,...
  • Democrats, Charlie Crist use Broward police union boss to go after Rick Scott

    Democrats, Charlie Crist use Broward police union boss to go after Rick Scott
    Charlie Crist’s campaign for governor and the state Democratic Party have been going after Gov. Rick Scott for using uniformed police officers to boost his re-election image. The latest came Thursday, when a Broward Police union boss filed an...
  • Broward tech centers are county's new colleges

    Broward tech centers are county's new colleges
    Broward County is now home to three new colleges, sort of. The three vocational schools known as Atlantic, McFatter and Sheridan technical centers have been around for decades. But they're changing their names in hopes of attracting students and respect....
  • Jewish Federation of Broward hosting rally for Israel

    The Jewish Federation of Broward County is hosting a rally for Israel with guest speakers July 21. "In our Broward Jewish community, tensions are running high with strong emotions," an official wrote in a mass email about the events in Israel. The...
  • United Way names new leaders

    Philanthropy United Way of Broward County named a new vice chair and four new board members. Jon Ferrando, executive vice president-general counsel, corporate development and human resources of AutoNation, was named as the new vice chair. The new...
  • St. Thomas Aquinas WR Devante Peete: Top 3 are Florida State, Miami and Ohio State

    FORT LAUDERDALE - St. Thomas Aquinas senior receiver Devante Peete has several options but he only needs three. The 6-6, 195-pound Peete said Thursday his Top 3 choices are Florida State, Miami and Ohio State. Peete said his commitment would likely come...