4 days ago

Officer shot, another person dead in parking lot shooting

The incident unfolded about 1 p.m. near Northwest 79th Street and Northwest 32nd Avenue.

    Officer shot, another person dead in parking lot shooting
    A Miami-Dade police officer was hospitalized after a shooting incident in a shopping center parking lot Wednesday
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

5 days ago

Holiday displays that spread cheer South Florida-style

Details: 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 18-23 at 335 SE Sixth Ave. Cost is $30, and reservations are required.

    Holiday displays that spread cheer South Florida-style
    Here in sunny South Florida, we won't be dashing through the snow (thankfully!), but we will be laughing all the way as we get in the mood of the season by visiting these once-a-year holiday displays. Holiday Fantasy of Lights at Tradewinds Park Take a three-mile drive through elaborate displays at the 23rd annual Holiday Fantasy of Lights in Tradewinds Park.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

6 days ago

Man accused of disemboweling brother-in-law on Chicago bus

...and the back of his head before the bus came to a stop in the 300 block of West 63rd Street, according to Cook County prosecutors and police...

    Man accused of disemboweling brother-in-law on CTA bus
    An Englewood man stabbed his brother-in-law at least 25 times on a CTA bus, partially disemboweling him in front of other riders, prosecutors said Saturday. A judge denied bail for Darnell R. Scott, 37, who is accused of stabbing his 50-year-old brother-in-law numerous times with a 2-inch pocket knife as the two rode the No.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Dec 01

Thinking about charter schools? Here are key considerations

Address: 959 SE 6th Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Address: 780 Fisherman St. Opa Locka, FL 33054

    Thinking about charter schools? Here are key considerations
    Charter schools can offer students an out-of-the-box educational program - or problems that leave kids and their parents in a lurch. Charter schools are well represented on South Florida's top 10 lists, with three among the top elementary schools, five on the middle school list and three on the high school list.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Nov 22

Parking meters are coming to Delray's Atlantic Avenue

The Old School Square garage, at 95 NE First Ave., and Robert Federspiel Garage, at 22 SE First Ave., would charge a flat fee of $5 Monday through Saturday, from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.

    Parking meters are coming to Delray's Atlantic Avenue
    The days of free parking along parts of Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach - one of the most popular entertainment stretches in Palm Beach County - could soon come to an end. After wrestling with options for years, city officials are expected to vote in the coming months on a parking management plan that: - Adds meters.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Nov 22

Here's how to get back on the road if your license is suspended

The clinic will run from 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 5 at the lobby of the Broward Courthouse, 201 SE Sixth Street in Fort Lauderdale.

    Here's how to get back on the road if your license is suspended
    Drivers with suspended licenses gamble every time they get behind the wheel. Most will have lost their insurance coverage. And the slightest infraction could land them in a jail cell. But more often than not, licenses are suspended for reasons that have nothing to do with the drivers' skill behind the wheel, said Jack Tuter, chief administrative judge of the Broward Circuit Court.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Nov 22

Motorcyclist, passenger fighting for their lives after vehicle turns into their path, cops say

A preliminary investigation showed that Eugene Krug, 71, was driving a “2016 Lincoln” west on Pines Boulevard and turned left at 168th Avenue and into the path of the eastbound 2012 BMW motorcycle, Pembroke Pines police said.

    Motorcyclist, passenger fighting for their lives after crash with car
    Two people are hospitalized with injuries that police describe as "life-threatening" after a crash involving a motorcycle and car in Pembroke Pines. The crash happened shortly after 8:30 p.m. Tuesday on Pines Boulevard and the intersection of 168th Avenue, west of Interstate 75.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Nov 17

Pop-up Christmas bar Miracle to lift holiday spirits in Delray Beach

Miracle will open 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at Death or Glory, 116 NE Sixth Ave., in Delray Beach. Call 561-808-8814 or go to DeathorGloryBar.com.

    Pop-up Christmas bar Miracle to lift holiday spirits in Delray Beach
    Bust out those ugly holiday sweaters: Delray Beach drinking den Death or Glory is morphing into Miracle, a pop-up Christmas cocktail bar. Starting Friday, Nov. 24, the bar will become a throwback party palace, stocked with tacky tinsel, shiny garlands, plastic roof Santas (with reindeer) and other Christmas trappings.
    http://www.southflorida.com

Nov 15

Plan to link Sawgrass Expressway to I-95 rolls ahead

The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel located at 100 Fairway Drive, Deerfield Beach.

    Plan to link Sawgrass Expressway to I-95 rolls ahead
    Plans to build an expressway in Deerfield Beach that will link three of Broward County's main thoroughfares are moving closer to fruition. At a meeting Wednesday evening, the Florida Department of Transportation will describe plans for the proposed Southwest 10th Street expressway link to connect Florida's Turnpike, Sawgrass Expressway and Interstate 95.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Nov 14

Pompano Beach voters to decide on $174 million in city upgrades

The bonds also will pay for projects the city has already committed to, such as $11 million to buy the Elks Club at 700 SE 10th St. and build athletic fields and $9 million to replace the city’s fishing pier.

    Pompano Beach voters to decide on $174 million in city upgrades
    Pompano Beach voters will be asked in a special election in March if they want to tax themselves to pay for $174 million in citywide improvements. Among the 25 proposed projects: - An $18.8 million emergency operations center. - About $19 million to pay for putting utility lines underground from Hillsboro Inlet to Terra Mar Drive.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Nov 02

Diabetes supply companies closing, laying off 182 workers

Arriva Medical LLC is closing its plant at 4252 NW 120 Ave. in Coral Springs and laying off 142 workers, while American Medical Supplies Inc is shuttering its store at 751 Park of Commerce Dr., Boca Raton, and releasing 40 employees, the letters state.

    Diabetes supply companies closing, laying off 182 workers
    Two medical supply companies for patients with diabetes are closing South Florida locations. American Medical Supplies in Boca Raton and Arriva Medical LLC, affliliates of Alere Inc., will terminate 182 employees beginning Dec. 31, according to layoff notices filed with the state.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Nov 01

FLIFF 2017: Films to see, parties to do

6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Savor Cinema Fort Lauderdale, 503 SE Sixth St, Fort Lauderdale

    FLIFF 2017: Films to see, parties to do
    The 32nd edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opens on Friday, Nov. 3, with its usual red-carpet hoopla at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood and continues with dozens of screenings through Nov. 19. Here are some films and events that should be on your radar.
    http://www.southflorida.com

Nov 01

Getting around the 2017 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Riverside Hotel Garage, 600 E 4th St. $10

    Getting around the 2017 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
    Although the 2017 edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat has multiple venues, numerous parking and transportation options will make it easy to navigate. Prime Time Preview: Wednesday, Nov 1, Noon - 7 p.m.(Ticket valid any show day) General: Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.Sunday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Oct 31

Gun violence, drive-by shooting have neighborhood on edge

It was not an isolated incident. On June 24, a 22-year-old man was shot dead and four others were wounded during a large block party in the 2300 block of Northwest 16th Court in the neighborhood north of West Sunrise Boulevard and west of Interstate 95.

    Gun violence, drive-by shooting have neighborhood on edge
    As a 15-year-old girl wounded by a drive-by shooter recovered in a Fort Lauderdale hospital, city officials planned to meet Tuesday with residents of the Suncrest Court apartments to talk about recent gun violence there. The teenage girl was shot early Monday morning in the 1600 block of Northwest 24th Avenue.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

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