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

  • Hundreds of starving animals rescued from goat farm

    Hundreds of starving farm animals — some trapped in their pens and near death or already dead — were rescued from a goat farm in Sunrise.

    Their caretaker, Kalito Jones, was arrested Sunday and charged with 17 counts of aggravated animal cruelty and seven counts of unlawful confinement of an animal.

    ...

  • Deerfield Beach and trash hauler set to agree to restart city's recycling

    After a six-week hiatus, material put in recycling bins will once again be recycled in Deerfield Beach come Sept. 3.

    But it’s best residents follow the rules of the blue bin: Recycling is going to be policed a little more closely, under the city’s new contract with Waste Management.

    The contract...



  • Sawgrass Mills mall shoppers get a scare after false reports of armed shoplifter

    Panicked shoppers poured out of Sawgrass Mills on Sunday as rumors spread about shots fired inside the largest outlet mall in the country.

    It was a false alarm, possibly started when “security guards may have run into some garbage cans” while chasing a shoplifter, Sunrise Police said.

    The mall,...



  • 'You're sick!' woman yells after seeing alleged upskirting at IKEA

    Riding up an escalator at the IKEA home furnishing store in Sunrise, he was either taking cellphone images under the skirt of the young woman in front of him or, as he told police — he was “checking text messages.”

    What happened at the popular store at 151 NW 136th Avenue caused a small ruckus...



  • Gas Watch in South Florida: Where to find the best prices
    The lowest gas prices, current as of Aug. 9, 2018, can be found at the following places in South Florida. Broward County Lowest regular gas prices: - $2.59-

    Costco, 1800 W Sample Road, Pompano Beach

    Marathon, 6921 N Pine Island Road, Tamarac

    Speedway, 8300 W McNab Road, North Lauderdale

    Chevron,...



  • Sunrise area events: Aug. 15-25

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

    To submit an event, click here.

    WEDNESDAY 15

    Career Transitions, Resume Writing

    Class meets 12:30-2 p.m., Wednesdays. Free. West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward...



  • Caribbean Americas Soccer Association crowns Super and Masters leagues champions

    The Lauderhill Sports Complex was rocking with championship action on the pitch with Caribbean Americas Soccer Association end-of-season matches in the Masters and Super League.

    The regular season culminated with a tournament that featured a Masters League championship between the reigning two-time...



  • Sunrise police shoot and kill armed man, sheriff's office says

    Sunrise police responding to a domestic disturbance on Friday night shot and killed an armed man who refused to comply with their orders, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

    Deputies didn’t disclose what kind of weapon Karl Nilsen, 33, was armed with before he was shot to death.

    Police went...



  • Sunrise area events: Aug. 8-18

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

    To submit an event, click here.

    WEDNESDAY 8

    Career Transitions, Resume Writing

    Class meets 12:30-2 p.m., Wednesdays. Free. West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward...



  • Mom's nightmare: She catches man having sex with her 13-year-old daughter, police say

    A 13-year-old girl sneaks out of the house Friday sometime after midnight.

    Around 2 a.m., her mom realizes she’s not in her room. She steps outside only to find a silver Honda Accord rocking back and forth in front of their Sunrise home.

    She sees her daughter having sex in the back seat with a...



  • Surveillance videos capture teens breaking in to Lauderhill Mall and Swap Shop

    Teenagers broke into two Broward County shopping centers over a July weekend, and Lauderhill police are asking the public to help identifying them.

    Surveillance video recorded the teens damaging display cases at the Swap Shop on July 13. A few hours later on July 14, they broke into Lauderhill...



  • Sunrise area events: Aug. 1-11

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

    To submit an event, click here.

    WEDNESDAY 1

    Back-to-School Drive

    Through Friday, Aug. 3: Drop off donations of school supplies, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Coldwell Banker...



  • Man shot and killed during tattoo dispute inside barber shop

    A dispute between two men inside a Sunrise barber shop left one man dead and another facing a charge of second-degree murder, police said.

    Hernel Garrick, 42, and Barrington Francis, 47, were arguing over a tattoo, said Otishia Browning, with Sunrise police.

    "That argument turned into a physical...



  • Rain and thunderstorms expected during part of the week

    You can expect a chance of heavy rain and thunderstorms during at least parts of Tuesday and the rest of this week.

    Tuesday is forecast to be hot with highs in the low 90s, and a rain chance of 60 percent. The heat index, or the “feels-like” temperature, will be as high as 103, the National Weather...



  • Sunrise area events: July 25-Aug. 4

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

    To submit an event, click here.

    WEDNESDAY 25

    Back-to-School Drive

    Through Friday, Aug. 3: Drop off donations of school supplies, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Coldwell Banker...



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