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  • Fort Lauderdale road repaving repulses residents

    Fort Lauderdale road repaving repulses residents
    The roads in Fort Lauderdale are being paved with good intentions, but residents say the effort is a hell of a mess. They're concerned about a resurfacing process being used by the city for the first time, one that doesn't fix broken roads but tries...
  • Homeless man has his say at Fort Lauderdale Commission meeting

    A homeless man hijacked the Fort Lauderdale Commission meeting Tuesday, forcing commissioners to sit and listen to him all day long. Ray Cox signed up to speak about every item on the commission's evening agenda — all 71 of them — after...
  • Fort Lauderdale aquatic center discussion postponed

    Fort Lauderdale aquatic center discussion postponed
    Commissioners gave tentative approval to the site plan for the city's $33.7 million aquatic center on Tuesday but said they would listen to concerns that have surfaced about the project before making a final decision. Commissioners delayed a...
  • Drilling for streetlights caused Lauderdale gusher

    Drilling for streetlights caused Lauderdale gusher
    Repair crews fixed a 30-inch water main Friday that construction workers drilled into Thursday afternoon while installing streetlight poles, city officials said. It caused water to shoot from the sidewalk some 90 feet into the air and left city and...
  • Man accused of having sex with girl met her online, police say

    Man accused of having sex with girl met her online, police say
    An online encounter on a cellphone led to a 14-year-old Fort Lauderdale girl running away from home and a 20-year-old man accused of having sex with her. The girl was reported missing by her father on Aug. 15. She had been sought by law enforcement...
  • Diver survives getting hit by powerboat off Hollywood

    Diver survives getting hit by powerboat off Hollywood
    When Adrian Winchell surfaced from a dive and faced a powerboat 50 feet away going 60 mph, he did the only thing he could do. He tried to dive back down to the bottom. Winchell, 63, of Hollywood, almost made it. The hull of the go-fast boat, which...
  • Firefighters give hand to child with finger stuck in bedpost

    "Pull my finger" was no joking matter for a child whose finger got stuck in a metal post. It took Fort Lauderdale firefighters and Broward Health emergency room staff more than two hours Wednesday to free the child's finger after he stuck it into a...
  • Broward courthouse a tourist destination for some

    Broward courthouse a tourist destination for some
    South Florida is packed with fun destinations for tourists: casinos, racetracks, chi-chi hotspots and, of course, the beach. Then there's the Broward County courthouse. Toni Quilico-Kriebel, 49, of Chicago, arrived in Fort Lauderdale with her husband...
  • Fort Lauderdale police bag burglar carrying suitcase full of stolen items, detective says

    A man can add "arrest" to his list of baggage after police say they found him with a suitcase stuffed with stolen items. Fort Lauderdale police officers arrested the man Thursday after he was caught running through a house with a suitcase full of the...
  • Local students take part in Summer Service Camp

    A group of 38 teens put their commitment to community service into action at the annual Summer Service Camp organized by HandsOn Broward. The projects included a day of service at Children's Harbor in Pembroke Pines, CPR training with the American Red...
  • Faith Yoga class offered for the visually impaired

    Tapping a white cane along the narrow hallway walls, Sanford Rosenthal makes his way to a back room of the Lois L. Deicke Center and slowly feels the floor for the soft cushioning of his yoga mat. "Can I have a second mat?" Rosenthal asks as he pushes...