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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 avoids prison time after leaving badly injured passenger at accident scene

    Broward Circuit Judge Tim Bailey showed mercy on Friday to a young man convicted of leaving the scene of a car accident that left his new friend fighting for his life in 2014.

    Tyler Kersting faced a maximum of 15 years in prison after his conviction in August. But Bailey decided not to put Kersting,...



  • Sunrise area events: Oct. 24-Nov. 3

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change without notice; please contact venue to verify details.

    WEDNESDAY 24

    Early Voting Continues

    Find an early voting location near you at browardsoe.org by clicking...



  • Broward Libraries add checkout locations for Playaway Launchpad devices

    Check this out: Libraries are helping the next generation plug into the future of learning and playing by making touchscreen devices available.

    The Broward County Library system now has 18 locations — 12 of them new — in which Playaway Launchpad tablets, designed for children, can be checked out.

    ...

  • Sunrise area events: Oct. 17-27

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change without notice; please contact venue to verify details.

    THURSDAY 18

    Toddler Story Time

    Fun story time activities for children ages 8 months to 4 years old, 1130...



  • That pesky iguana may be dead, but your troubles aren't over yet

    So you’ve got a dead iguana on your hands.

    You’ve committed no crime, mind you, because you killed it humanely as required by state law. (Iguanas are protected by Florida’s anti-cruelty laws, just like canines and felines.)

    But your next move — disposing of the carcass — could land you in legal...



  • Tri-Cities Tritons back on top as Federal League semi-pro baseball champions

    After three successive titles in the Federal League — South Florida Semi-Pro Baseball, the Tri-Cities Tritons lost its championship crown to the Sunrise Sunsets in a three-game sweep last season. Turn about is fair play as the Tritons swept the Sunsets in a best-of-five series at Pompano Beach...



  • Breast cancer awareness events in October
    Breast cancer awareness events happening in Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties during the month of October.

  • Sunrise area events: Oct. 10-20

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change without notice; please contact venue to verify details.

    WEDNESDAY 10

    ‘Anything Can Happen’

    Stories and activities. Ages 3-11. 4 p.m. West Regional Library, 8601...



  • Are we interested in healing our divide? There are ways. | Opinion

    The clearest look at what currently ails this country's ability to unite comes not from a political document, but from Scientific American.

    A June article by Cameron Brick and Sander van der Linden suggests that not only do liberals and conservatives currently disagree with each other on politics,...



  • Sunrise area events: Oct. 3-13

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change without notice; please contact venue to verify details.

    WEDNESDAY 3

    Career Transitions Resume Writing

    Each Wednesday, 12:30-2 p.m., learn to polish a resume, create...



  • Sunrise events: Sept. 26-Oct. 6

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change without notice; please contact venue to verify.

    WEDNESDAY 26

    Plantation Garden Club

    Meets monthly, 9:30-11:30 a.m., for hands-on education relating to gardening....



  • Army veteran's dream of becoming a first-time homeowner comes true

    A U.S. Army veteran now owns his first home, mortgage-free, due to the efforts of a local nonprofit organization, according to a news release.

    U.S. Army Specialist Inti Peralta Correa was awarded the house Wednesday, Sept. 12 and said he always dreamed of owning a home. Correa returned from Afghanistan...



  • City of Sunrise Youth Basketball League crowns Heat 14U champions

    It was a challenging season for the Heat squad in the City of Sunrise Youth Basketball League. After going through a rough patch during the 14U boys regular season, the team under the direction of coach Damien Grant, righted the ship in time for the playoffs to knock off the top two seeds and secure...



  • Sunrise events: Sept. 19-29

    This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change without notice; please contact venue to verify.

    WEDNESDAY 19

    Neighborhood Watch

    Plantation Park residents are urged to get involved, 7-8:30 p.m. No charge. Plantation...



  • Spirit Halloween stores open in some former Toys 'R' Us locations

    Spirit Halloween, the seasonal pop-up shop known on social media as “the hermit crab of retail,” is already opening in empty storefronts, including some former Toys “R” Us stores, throughout Palm Beach and Broward counties. With Oct. 31 still two months away, it’s likely the company wants to get...



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