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Sunrise News - Sun Sentinel
See the latest news and local events happening in Sunrise from the South Florida Sun Sentinel.

  • Labor Day slaying victims were 'executed,' Lauderhill police say

    A woman, her boyfriend and his son were fatally shot in Lauderhill on Labor Day, and a week after the homicides, police are frustrated that a friend has not come forward with information about who did it.

    "Based on the uniqueness of the crime scene, we know someone in the neighborhood or community...



  • Wal-Mart employee shoots would-be robber dead, police say

    A Wal-Mart employee shot and killed a man who apparently attempted to rob him early Wednesday in the parking lot outside the store near University Drive and Oakland Park Boulevard, police said.

    "Investigators believe this was an attempted robbery and the employee fired in self-defense," said Sunrise...



  • Hyundai targets South Florida as 'top priority' for launch of new Genesis brand

    South Korean car maker Hyundai has come a long way since Rick Case opened one of the nation's first two dealerships in the Fort Lauderdale market in 1986. When it first emerged, Hyundai positioned itself as an economical alternative to Japanese brands Toyota, Honda and Nissan.

    "We started advertising...



  • Strikers look to capitalize against road-weary Indy Eleven

    Riding a five-game unbeaten streak, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers conclude their longest home stretch of the season Saturday — and they do so against a team that hasn't won in the Sunshine State this NASL season.

    Indy Eleven is has a loss and four draws in five visits to Florida this NASL season...



  • Man fired shot in the air during robbery outside Plantation apartment complex

    An armed robber fired a warning shot into the air before taking items from two people outside an apartment complex in Plantation, authorities said.

    Police on Wednesday released surveillance video of the Sept. 3 armed robbery at the Hamlet Apartments, 4561 NW 10th Court.

    The robber parked next to...



  • Woman beaten, raped and robbed while out for morning walk in Sunrise

    A man accosted a 60-year-old woman, putting her into a chokehold before beating and raping her behind bushes in a Sunrise neighborhood, authorities said.

    The woman was attacked while she was out for a walk around 6:30 a.m. Monday on the 3600 block of Northwest 90th Terrace, adjacent to Cypress...



  • FBI: Prolific 'Filter Bandit' strikes again at Sunrise bank

    The notorious bank robber the FBI has dubbed the "Filter Bandit" robbed a bank in Sunrise on Friday, just a week after holding up a bank in Coral Springs, the bureau said.

    The armed robber, who typically wears a dust filter mask, took money from an AmTrust Bank at 9100 Oakland Park Blvd. around...



  • ID's of 3 found dead in Lauderhill home disclosed, death investigation underway

    Investigators Tuesday remained in a Lauderhill neighborhood where three bodies were found inside a home a day earlier.

    Their identities, according to the Broward Medical Examiner's Office, are Dwight O. Brown, 42, his son Denzel Brown, 21, and Lisa L. Foreman, 50, a popular employee at the Broward...



  • Holocaust survivor among centenarian celebrants

    Within the past few weeks, three local Jewish residents celebrated their 100th and 101st birthdays with special celebrations.

    Centenarians Steven Berkowicz, a Holocaust survivor living in Pembroke Pines, Alice Borisoff of Pembroke Park and Mollie Gross of Pembroke Pines each marked their milestones...



  • Fort Lauderdale fires lifeguard arrested in FBI child sex sting

    A lifeguard was fired from his job at the City of Fort Lauderdale's Aquatic Center Friday days after he was arrested on allegations he tried to meet what he thought was a 9-year-old girl for sex.

    Joshua Asseraf, 22, of Sunrise, showed up — with two stuffed animal toys he said were a gift for the...



  • 911 consultant report "first positive accolades" in two years, BSO says

    Broward County should close the difficult first chapter of a new 911 dispatch system, leaders involved in the system said Thursday. Their next step: giving police and fire experts more control, and giving 911 operators more respect.

    Police, fire, city, county and Broward Sheriff's Office officials...



  • You asked for it: J Alexander's chicken penne soup

    Q: The chicken penne soup at J. Alexander's is on the menu every day at all locations, in contrast to their "soup of the day". If you could only get their recipe that indeed would be a coup. See what you can do! Thank you so much. Best regards. – Rani Goodman, Fort Lauderdale

    A: The chicken penne...



  • 'Dude, I thought you were dead,' rescuer tells man who survived Plantation crash

    For a split second, Fritz Pierre said he actually thought he and the car he was driving could slide completely under the tractor-trailer suddenly blocking all three lanes of State Road 7 early Tuesday.

    That did not happen.

    About half of the 2008 Honda Accord slid under the truck, then began to...



  • Wasserman Schultz prevails, beats back primary challenge from Tim Canova

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz decisively defeated challenger Tim Canova in Tuesday's Democratic congressional primary, a victory she called "incredibly sweet and satisfying."

    "Thank you for your love and your support and your friendship and your knocking on doors, making phone calls, practically...



  • Lauderhill voters approve three bond programs

    Lauderhill voters on Tuesday approved an increase in taxes to pay for $44.5 million in park, public safety and street improvements.

    The city says it will use the money to pay for police body cameras, community privacy walls, park renovations, new park buildings and street median improvements, among...



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