| Jun 20, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Broward's School Board could possibly be all-female no more.
Nearly every School Board member up for re-election this year will face challengers. Friday marked the last day for candidates to qualify to run, with six of the board's nine seats up for...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Broward's oldest city has joined the pack of municipalities across the county enacting laws aimed at curbing the puppy mill trade.
Under the rules approved Tuesday, Dania Beach pet shops can only sell cats and dogs from shelters, rescue groups and...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The city's only puppy shop is snapping back at a local law banning the sale of dogs and cats obtained from commercial breeders.
This week, Sunrise was served with a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of its ordinance. Under the new rules, which...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Broward County continued its march toward dog-and-cat reduction, pushing forward three new pet-related laws aimed at curtailing puppy mill operations, increasing pet registration and getting more pets sterilized.
Addressing the overpopulation of dogs...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:59 PM
A new city law aims to protect animal lovers from unknowingly buying a sick dog born in a puppy mill.
This week, Sunrise approved a law requiring pet stores within its borders to sell animals from shelters, rescue groups and humane societies.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:58 PM
At five minutes to 10 on a Saturday night, the music at Himmarshee Public House went from a conversational volume to a deafening one.
Since we were done eating, this was our cue to leave. Outside the front door, we saw what we...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:11 PM
You see an animal on the road. It might be a raccoon or a duck, a stray dog or cat.
And it's dead.
Who you gonna call?
That all depends on the street.
If the animal is on private property, you call a private pickup service. If it's a state road,...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:31 PM
The state’s dog tracks would be required to report greyound-racing injuries under a measure approved by state senators in the waning hours of the annual lawmaking session.
The measure, SB 742, now must get rushed to the House for a vote there....
| Jun 10, 2014
Rok:Brgr, offering more than 100 craft beers and signature burgers, will open this fall at The Village at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach.
The new restaurant is expected to open in October and become the third and largest Rok:Brgr for Fort...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:59 PM
A 21-story luxury condo tower may be coming to The Village at Gulfstream Park, making it the only pari-mutuel casino in South Florida with highrise housing.
The owner of the gambling emporium that has transformed Hallandale Beach into a tourist...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Leo Grachow, a mediator and longtime volunteer, was appointed Tuesday to fill an empty seat on the commission.
Grachow will be sworn in at 6 p.m. Wednesday, the start of the next City Hall meeting. He is joining the commission at a crucial time as it...