| Aug 12, 2011
| 6:30 AM
On Monday, Social Security field offices will start closing a half hour early to the public, including seven in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
The South Florida offices will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday....
| Nov 19, 2011
| 12:54 PM
It's no surprise homeowners with elaborate holiday lights displays see their electric bills spike this time of year.
Their electric bills rise by $20, $30 or even $100 a month. Which means they pay attention to ways to save on electricity for their...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 5:53 AM
Ormond Rossi, 37, an officer at the Broward Correctional Institution, is behind bars following a sting by state prison officials, reports the Naples Daily News.
A Collier County Sheriff's Office undercover deputy contacted Rossi, who lives in Margate,...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Public schools’ after-care contacts:
Miami-Dade County 305-995-1899
Broward County 754-321-3330
| Dec 2, 2011
| 11:52 AM
Guy Thomas Germana Jr., a retired Woodlawn High School educator, died Sunday of a heart attack at his Millersville home. He was 81.
Mr. Germana was born and raised in Atlantic City, N.J., where he graduated from public schools.
He served in the Navy for...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 11:59 AM
Allergicare Relief Centers
8803 SW 132 St., Miami
Florida Center for Allergy and Asthma Care
Locations from Miami to Palm Beach
| May 13, 2011
Q: I recently bought an LG Quantum phone. (You have no idea how hard it was for me to finally give up my reliable RazR-3 ... but I had to.)
Anyway, my grown-up married kids and their friends all have phones that can play "Words With Friends." I wanna...
| May 14, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Federal law enforcement agents arrested three South Florida residents early Saturday on charges that they helped funnel money to Taliban terrorists in Pakistan.
The money they collected, prosecutors said, was intended to be used to buy guns, support...
| May 23, 2011
| 12:41 PM
MIAMI -- A judge on Monday denied bond to two Florida imams facing charges of funneling money to the Taliban in Pakistan, siding with prosecutors who said the two men could be a risk to the community.
The imams -- a father and son -- are among a half-...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 8:28 AM
A Margate debt consolidation company has agreed to refund $595,000 to about 500 consumers in a settlement announced by the Florida Attorney General's Office on Wednesday.
United Financial Systems, Inc. and its principal, Christopher Boulahanis agreed...
| Dec 31, 2011
Singer and actress Kaye Stevens, 79, who performed with the Rat Pack and frequently appeared on Johnny Carson's late-night talk show, died Wednesday at Villages Hospital north of Orlando, Fla. She had breast cancer and blood clots, said her friend Gerry...