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South Florida Sun-Sentinel Climate change: State lags whether phrase banned or not

Whether or not Florida Gov.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Lawmakers tackle high school athletics

High school athletes could become free agents if a bill that reforms the Florida High School Athletic Association passes through the legislature.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel 2 termite species mate, create menace for South Florida

Their love crossed the barrier between species, and now a new kind of termite may be chewing its way through South Florida's houses.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Booze, beer bills move through Florida House

TALLAHASSEE – On tap in the legislature: Two bills that would change how stores in Florida can sell liquor and beer.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward hosts workshop on rising sea levels

If you're worried about rising sea levels, Broward County has a free workshop for you.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Get ready for quicker fixes to Tri-Rail delays

Stuck on Tri-Rail?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Hurricane center upgrading way it warns public

Not everyone faces the same hazards when a hurricane threatens.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Coral restoration will take $250 million, 400 years

Here's the estimated price for restoring two declining coral species found in South Florida and the Caribbean: About $250 million.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel U.S. Special Operations holding urban warfare drills in Broward County

Police agencies in Broward County are assisting members of the U.S.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward judges toss 24,000 red-light camera tickets totaling millions

Two Broward County traffic judges dismissed 24,000 pending red-light camera ticket cases Monday, ruling that the program violates Florida law.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Record 6,063 manatees counted in Florida

A record 6,063 manatees have been counted in Florida waters, exceeding the previous high by nearly 1,000, the state wildlife commission announced Monday.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel $32 million city-county settlement in jeopardy

Broward County is threatening to renege on a $32 million lawsuit settlement with the cities.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Blame unusually high humidity for summer-like heat

It still may be winter – but it sure feels like summer in the afternoons.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward trying to reduce teacher workloads

Broward officials say they are pushing to find ways to give teachers more time where they belong: in the classroom with their students.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Registration starts for Fleet Week tours at Port Everglades

FORT LAUDERDALE — Fleet Week vessels dock at Port Everglades from May 4-10, but individuals and groups wanting to tour the vessels can begin registering for the more than 12,000 available slots at 9 a.m.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Hot races, contentious issues draw voters to polls

The personalities, issues and demographics were different, but the outcome was the same throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties: communities with hotly contested races and controversial issues attracted voters to the polls in this week's elections.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Republicans rule in a few Broward enclaves

Republicans are used to being outnumbered in Broward.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Miramar ex-commissioner defeats incumbent mayor who was seeking historic fifth term

MIRAMAR — Reflecting the surge in the city's black population in the past decade, a black mayor will now preside over an all-black commission.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Plantation gives nod to Bendekovic, Tingom

The Veltri dynasty endures.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Deerfield voters return Miller, elect Battle

Deerfield Beach voters returned two city commissioners to their seats Tuesday night — one making a comeback trip to the dais.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Trantalis enjoys easy victory in Fort Lauderdale race

FORT LAUDERDALE – Commissioner Dean Trantalis overwhelmingly won re-election Tuesday, receiving more than 80 percent of the vote in his City Commission victory over businessman David Tabb.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Long, Joffe win in Lighthouse Point

Voters elected a political veteran and a newcomer to the City Commission Tuesday.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Uber one vote away from legal in Broward

Broward County has decided what to do with one of its most recalcitrant, law-defying corporate citizens.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward rejects $3 million grant to lure charter schools

The Broward School Board overwhelmingly rejected a $3.3 million state grant on Tuesday to recruit successful charter-school companies to save their failing counterparts in the district.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Feds arrest 117 criminals facing deportation in South Florida

Federal agents have arrested 117 immigrants with criminal convictions who are expected to be deported from South Florida.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward teachers, district reach deal on long-awaited raises

The Broward school district and its teachers union have finally reached an agreement to give 14,000 teachers their promised pay hikes.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Eight Broward cities to hold elections Tuesday

Voters in eight Broward cities will go to the polls Tuesday, deciding races for mayor in Miramar and Plantation and filling 13 other commission or council seats.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel El Niño confirmed, may reduce hurricane threat

The climate phenomenon called El Niño has arrived for the first time in five years, and with it could come a decrease in the upcoming season's risk of hurricanes.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel South Florida flights affected by LaGuardia runway skid, more snow

About 130 flights departing from or arriving to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport were either canceled or delayed Thursday due to weather conditions and a runway mishap at a New York airport.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel No Lauderdale Air Show in 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE – The Lauderdale Air Show has been grounded again.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Broward School Board rates Runcie 'effective'

Superintendent Robert Runcie has passed his latest evaluation by the Broward County School Board.