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  • Hallandale kicking red-light cameras to the curb, but will other cities follow?

    Hallandale kicking red-light cameras to the curb, but will other cities follow?
    Hallandale Beach sent a strong message to its red-light cameras this week: Get out of town. Commissioner William Julian's motion passed 4-1 Wednesday, making Hallandale Beach the first city in Broward County to ditch the cameras. Julian believes...
  • Distrust, bitterness mark relations between county, cities

    Distrust, bitterness mark relations between county, cities
    First there was bickering, then trust issues arose. The relationship grew bitter. Both sides lawyered up. The word "divorce'' was spoken. This is the story of Broward County and its cities. Relations have grown icy as the two sides engage in an...
  • Reforms needed for red light cameras

    Reforms needed for red light cameras
    If red-light cameras are outlawed this year, the communities raking in the dollars from the cameras have only themselves to blame. What started as a well-intentioned plan to encourage safe driving has morphed into a ruthless industry fueled by profits....
  • Red-light camera at hospital intersection causes controversy

    Red-light camera at hospital intersection causes controversy
    A Florida city installed a red-light camera at a hospital intersection and now people who are in a rush to seek medical attention are getting ticketed, according to a Local 10 investigation. One man who thought he was having a heart attack drove himself...
  • Face time in FAT Village

    Face time in FAT Village
    Crow's feet, laughlines, brow furrows — one man's flaw is another man's muse. Inspired by the stories hidden beneath people's hard-earned wrinkles, artist Guido del Carpio explores the human face in "Lines of Life," an exhibit of 22 colorful...
  • New signal timing tested on University Drive

    Q: Can you address traffic signal timing changes on University Drive between Sunrise and Oakland Park boulevards? The instant they changed it, backups got worse. When the signals cycle too quickly, traffic never gets up to speed. The lights are so short...
  • Challenger Baseball program helps special-needs players shine

    For about two and a half decades, Challenger Baseball has afforded those with special needs their very own chance to take a swing at America's favorite pastime. And in just a few short weeks, the base paths again will be lined for Challenger ballplayers...
  • Lottery: Orlando man claims $46M Lotto jackpot

    Lottery: Orlando man claims $46M Lotto jackpot
     James Caldwell, of Orlando, claimed the $46 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the Dec. 18 drawing, lottery officials announced Tuesday morning.  Caldwell, who made the claim as manager of the trust BJewel LLC, chose to receive his winnings in a one-...
  • S. Florida hospitals making the grade on national rankings

    S. Florida hospitals making the grade on national rankings
    South Florida's hospitals are among the best in the nation, if there's anything to be gleaned from the annual medical center rankings that are all the rage in the patient watchdog landscape these days. The Leapfrog Group, for example, awarded an "A"...
  • Updated: Lottery: South Florida on a hot streak

    Updated: Lottery: South Florida on a hot streak
     Well, maybe this is the year for a slew of lottery wins in South Florida. We're off to quite a hot streak.  Sonya Ramsey, 45, of Lauderhill, claimed a $500,000 prize in the $5 Monopoly Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee,...
  • $12M Lotto win (another one!) for Tamarac Sunoco

    $12M Lotto win (another one!) for Tamarac Sunoco
     A lottery win is supposed to be a once-in-a-lifetime event, but lightning has struck again at a Tamarac Sunoco.  The single Florida Lotto winning ticket was sold at Vic's Sunoco in Tamarac, 8291 N. University Drive. It's worth $12 million, and is the...