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

  • Home for mentally disabled sues Lauderhill over fire fees

    An assisted-living facility has sued the city in federal court for charging what it claims was a too-steep fire fee and for discriminating against its mentally ill and senior residents.

    Neville and Pat Buchanan, a minister and a registered nurse who used their retirement savings to open Potter's...



  • Sunrise officer shoots, wound man holding knife to wife's neck, police say

    When Sunrise police went to the home of a couple with a history of domestic violence late Thursday night, the husband refused to drop the knife he held to his wife's neck and an officer shot and wounded him, authorities said.

    As of Friday morning Victor Manuel Maldonado, 48, was in stable condition...



  • Sexual harassment claims result in Plantation police sergeant's forced retirement

    A Plantation police sergeant with a habit of making cringeworthy sexual innuendo and remarks about female employees' breasts and buttocks has opted to retire rather than face termination, according to an internal affairs report obtained by the Sun Sentinel.

    Suspended since March, Sgt. Al Stanco...



  • Tight contest on the cards as India takes on West Indies
    Team India making its debut on American soil

  • Canova, Wasserman Schultz take different approaches toward each other in campaign's final days

    Democratic congressional candidate Tim Canova ripped into U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Wednesday, downplayed the failure of Bernie Sanders to campaign for him, and asserted he's motivating so many new voters that he'll topple the incumbent in next week's primary.

    Wasserman Schultz took...



  • South Florida at cricket epicenter for India-West Indies matches in Lauderhill

    To get an idea of what the scene may be like when two of the world's best cricket teams play this weekend in Lauderhill, start with Steven Taylor.

    The young Davie resident, a rising homegrown star in a sport foreign to most Americans, found himself at the vortex of his dream last month while playing...



  • Woman, 30, found fatally shot in Lauderhill

    Days after a woman was found shot to death in Lauderhill, police say they have no suspects or leads in the case.

    Officers were called just before 7 a.m. Friday to an area on the 1600 block of Northwest 34th Terrace in Lauderhill. There, they found the body of 30-year-old Tiara Register with a gunshot...



  • Marty Kiar is Broward property appraiser-elect

    Marty Kiar will be the next Broward property appraiser.

    The general election is still more than two months away, but Kiar's opponent has withdrawn. That means Kiar is elected to the open seat without opposition.

    Arlene Gross Anfossi, 69, of Coral Springs, had qualified as a write-in candidate. But...



  • Civil rights icon John Lewis says Donald Trump will motivate black voters -- to vote for Hillary Clinton

    SUNRISE – John Lewis, a Democratic congressman and civil rights icon, said Sunday that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's attempts in recent days to sell himself to black voters are destined to fail.

    Lewis said Trump would motivate black voters to turn out for the 2016 elections —...



  • SUV slams through Plantation post office

    A Honda Pilot smashed its way through the front doors of a U.S. Post Office branch in Plantation early Friday morning. There were no injuries.

    Debra Fetterly, spokeswoman for the U.S. Postal Service South Florida District, said the branch at 7580 NW Fifth Ave. was closed to customers for the rest...



  • Pythias' donation benefits special needs campers

    Knights Of Pythias donated $8,000 for special needs children attending summer camp programs at the Soref Jewish Community Center in Plantation recently at a ceremonial luncheon.

    The $8,000 donation by the Pythian Youth Foundation (a division of the Knights Of Pythias) doubles its previous $4,000...



  • Tickets on sale for India-West Indies cricket in Lauderhill

    Tickets for this month's cricket showdown in Lauderhill between the West Indies and India went on sale Monday evening.

    The matches will be played at Central Broward Regional Park on Aug. 27 and 28, starting at 10 a.m. both days.

    West Indies is the reigning champion in the T20 format the teams will...



  • Sunrise police name man killed when car smashes into house

    Police have identified Rodney Darren Wiggins, 48, as the driver killed Sunday when he apparently lost control of his car on a tight neighborhood curve and smashed into an occupied house.

    Hours before the 2 a.m. crash, police said they had attempted to pull the driver over, but he fled. Police said...



  • Sunrise police name man killed when car smashes into house

    Police have identified Rodney Darren Wiggins, 48, as the driver killed Sunday when he apparently lost control of his car on a tight neighborhood curve and smashed into an occupied house.

    Hours before the 2 a.m. crash, police said they had attempted to pull the driver over, but he fled. Police said...



  • Driver dies after crashing into Sunrise house

    A man died early Sunday after apparently losing control of his car on a tight neighborhood curve, plowing into an occupied house in Sunrise.

    Just hours before the 2 a.m. crash, police said they had attempted to pull the driver over, but he fled. Police said officers decided against pursuing the...



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