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South Florida Sun-Sentinel Colleges review security after FSU shooting

Police officers have become as visible on college campuses as students and professors, as schools respond to the early Thursday morning shooting at Florida State University.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Bill would raise stakes on texting while driving

Get your hands on the wheel and put down the cell, because the first bill filed for the next legislative session would allow police to pull over drivers for texting while driving.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Manatees start appearing in Broward

Ten manatees were spotted in Broward County this week in the first aerial survey of the season.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Pay Broward property taxes at drive-through kiosk

Broward County residents can pay their property taxes on Tuesday and Wednesday at a drive-through kiosk in Fort Lauderdale.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel U.S. Mint honors Everglades with new quarter

South Florida coin collectors have something new to be thankful for this holiday season. On Dec. 4, the U.S.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Deep fryers can burn more than turkeys, officials warn

Don't get into deep trouble with a deep fryer this Thanksgiving.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel 'Coldest max' temperature records broken

South Florida should see more sun on Thursday after shivering through Wednesday's record-breaking cold.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward to name new mayor

A former state legislator from a longtime Broward County family is expected to be named county mayor Tuesday afternoon.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward goes after Uber underground taxis

Uber underground taxi service doesn't like Broward County's cab laws, so the technology giant isn't following them.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward County crime down, mid-year report says

Broward County crime dropped 7.5 percent from January to May of this year compared to the same time period last year, according to a report from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Five apprehended in $1.2 million investment scam

What appeared to be a golden opportunity to invest in precious metals was actually a $1.2 million investment scam run by three South Florida suspects and others to siphon retirement accounts, authorities said.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Robinson declares victory in Broward County Judge race

Attorney Claudia Robinson declared victory Friday in her bid to unseat Broward County Judge Ian Richards.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel All Aboard Florida ramping up for 2 years of construction

The demolition under way for a new All Aboard Florida station in West Palm Beach is just the beginning.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Homelessness in Fort Lauderdale: A city's tortured history

They once wanted to round them up and bake them in "paddy wagons," nowadays they just don't want them fed publicly or outdoors.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Former Boca Raton exec accused of $1.6M fraud

A former South Florida resident is facing 76 federal charges accusing him of fraudulently obtaining about $1.6 million by forging government contracts, federal authorities announced Thursday.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel South Florida small businesses upbeat on prospects for growth, hiring

Over the past six months, South Florida small business owners have become more confident that their companies will grow and hire new employees over the next year, according to a new survey released Thursday.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Real estate broker pleads guilty to $5.5M fraud

A real estate broker who sold ritzy properties around South Florida pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal fraud charges involving more than $5.5 million.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Judge denies injunction against new Fort Lauderdale commissioner

A Broward Circuit Court judge has denied an injunction that sought to keep Robert McKinzie off the Fort Lauderdale City Commission.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward gives green light to 13 new charter schools

Thirteen new charter schools could open their doors in Broward County next year, providing new options for students and stiffer competition for existing campuses.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Homeless advocates demonstrate at home of Fort Lauderdale's mayor

Dozens of homeless people and their advocates were conducting a demonstration on Wednesday outside the home of Fort Lauderdale's mayor to protest the city's treatment of the homeless.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel All Aboard Florida begins demolition for WPB station

It's demolition day Wednesday for All Aboard Florida as crews clear the way for construction of its West Palm Beach station.
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South Florida Sun-Sentinel Fort Lauderdale commissioner sworn in despite court challenge

A court challenge to Robert McKinzie's appointment to the Fort Lauderdale City Commission didn't stop him from being sworn in Monday, but the legal battle isn't over yet.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Fort Lauderdale stung by homeless feeding fight

Mayor Jack Seiler is telling anyone who will listen that the city doesn't deserve the bad rap it's getting for how it treats the homeless.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Cimaglia wins close race in Coral Springs

The new Coral Springs commissioner will be Lou Cimaglia Jr.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward legislators' post-election wish list is packed

It took just a few minutes into the meeting for Broward County's legislative district to find its new chair — Sen.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans

Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel is on a mission to help veterans move more easily from combat to college.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Fort Lauderdale commission appointment challenged in court

A pair of Fort Lauderdale residents are challenging the appointment of Robert L. McKinzie Jr.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel A flier's delight: Lauderdale airport to offer 80 new eateries, shops

You won't be able to complain about a lack of restaurants — or good ones — at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport anymore.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Manatee season about to begin as protections questioned

As the weather cools, manatees will start streaming into South Florida for a few months of basking in warm water, munching seagrass and trying to avoid getting hit by boats.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel UF, FSU presidents approved by state board

New leaders have been approved at Florida's top two public universities.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Oakland Park re-elects incumbents McCartney, Adornato

Oakland Park voters gave the city's efforts to rejuvenate downtown a vote of confidence on Tuesday, re-electing incumbent commissioners Shari McCartney and John Adornato.