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

  • Man accused of fatal shooting outside Sunrise nightclub

    It was early on a Sunday morning when Akeano Lewis left the Hibiscus nightclub and restaurant in Sunrise. Following Lewis out of the bar as he took his last steps were four men, including one armed with a gun, police say.

    On Jan. 27, as Lewis, 22, reached a parking lot outside the club, at 6289...



  • Sunrise area events beginning Feb. 20

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

    Ragtime Music Performance — Boogie Woogie with Pianist Kris Nicholson: 4:30-6 p.m., Feb. 20. Groove to music with a Ragtime Music Performance. Lauderhill Central...



  • Tossed cellphone, calling records lead to arrests in Sawgrass Mills restaurant robbery

    The Christmas Eve armed robbery of the Yard House restaurant at the Sawgrass Mills mall, in which three men got away with $22,000, was an inside job, according to investigators.

    In West Park on Tuesday, Sunrise police and a federal task force arrested Watverly Mortimer, 22, who worked at the Yard...



  • Stitch in time: Airing of the Quilts showcases colorful creations at Stranahan House

    Harking back to a time when communities across the country would wash and air dry their quilts on a clothesline or front porch after winter, the Historic Stranahan House Museum recently displayed colorful creations made by Broward County quilters during the inaugural Broward Quilt Expo Airing of...



  • Broward College launches career-readiness program for refugees

    Broward College is offering a new program funded by a grant from the federal government directed toward helping refugees.

    Classes began last month for Project RECAP (Refugees Education Through Career and Academic Pathways) serving 300 resettled refugees.

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human...



  • Sunrise Gators chomp down Heat in U17 soccer championship

    The Sunrise Gators completed a successful season in the Sunrise Youth Soccer League by defeating the Heat 3-1 in the U17 championship game at Nob Hill Park. The Gators finished the season with a 9-1 record.

    Gators player Ty Harrington opened the scoring with a goal assisted by Cassandra Alfonso....



  • Sunrise area events: Feb. 13-23

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

    Resume Writing & Career Class: 12:30-2 p.m., Feb. 13. West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation. 954-765-1577. Free.

    Art from Our Hearts Valentine's...



  • Add sugar to water and other tips for cut flower care

    Have you received flowers for the holidays, a birthday, an anniversary or do you purchase flowers on a regular basis? The first thing you may ask yourself is: How do I care for these beautiful flowers?

    A simple guide is purchase flowers that are in tight bud; recut the stems before arranging; arrange...



  • Pocket-knife encounter led to lockdown at Piper High in Sunrise, police say

    A student armed with a pocket knife is accused of injuring a schoolmate during a fight at Piper High School in Sunrise on Monday. The incident led to an hourlong lockdown of the campus, police said.

    The conflict happened about 12:15 p.m. at 8000 NW 44th St. and was between a boy, 15, and another...



  • Sunrise area events: Feb. 6-16

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

    AARP: Meets Feb. 6, 1-2 p.m., on the 1st Wednesday of the month, with guest speaker. Public invited. Free. Deicke Auditorium, 5701 Cypress Road, Plantation. 954-584-4699.

    ...

  • Convicted voyeur exposes himself to girl in Target store, cops say

    A convicted video voyeur has been arrested for exposing himself to an 11-year-old girl in Hollywood, police said.

    Andre Dexter Clements, 36, of Pembroke Pines, was arrested Tuesday and charged with lewd and lascivious exhibition involving a child under 16 and with violating probation on the video...



  • Reward offered to find killer in shooting outside club

    A reward of up to $3,000 was offered Tuesday to find the person who shot and killed a man at a nightclub and bar in Sunrise.

    Broward Crime Stoppers issued a reward poster seeking information about the shooting of Akeano Lewis, 22, that happened just before 5 a.m. Sunday at 6289 W. Sunrise Boulevard.

    ...

  • Resolutions still on track?| Opinion

    Is everybody still flossing, exfoliating, reading great literature, working out, learning how to speak Japanese and play the French horn? Have we all given up biting our nails, screaming at our children, procrastinating, and scarfing down daily doughnuts, salami and pork rinds? How are those New...



  • Police hunting for killer in Sunrise shooting

    One man is dead after an early Sunday shooting near a Sunrise sports bar, and police are searching for the killer.

    A man, who has not yet been identified, was taken to a local hospital where he died after being shot about 5 a.m. Sunday.

    The shooting took place near The Hibiscus restaurant and sports...



  • Sunrise area events for Jan. 30

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

    Rock the Park: 6-10 p.m., Feb 1: City of Plantation’s Parks & Rec. Dept. hosts a concert with food trucks, on the first Friday of the month, through April. Bring...



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