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

  • 'I think an alligator got this lady'; 911 call from fatal gator attack released

    A 911 call from the scene of an alligator attack that killed a 47-year-old woman in Davie was released Thursday.

    Shizuka Matsuki, 47, of Plantation, was killed by the 12-foot gator while walking her dogs in Silver Lakes Rotary Nature Park on June 8.

    In the 911 call, released by Davie police, a...



  • Magic Leap partners with Air New Zealand to offer 'fantastical journey'

    Plantation-based technology company Magic Leap is partnering with Air New Zealand to offer travelers a “fantastical journey” through that country.

    The partnership was announced Thursday by Air New Zealand, which has connecting flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Miami...



  • American Heritage grad Tyler Strafaci to make major debut at U.S. Open

    Tyler Strafaci comes from a golf family. His grandfather, Frank Strafaci, won the 1935 U.S. Amateur Public Links, played in the Masters and U.S. Open and was the general manager at Doral.

    His mother played at the University of Florida, and his father, also named Frank, played in college as well...



  • Plantation, Sunrise area crime reports

    The following is a sampling of the most recent crime records made available by the Broward Sheriff's Office and local police departments serving Plantation, Sunrise, Lauderhill, Tamarac, North Lauderdale and Lauderdale Lakes.

    Drug offense

    1. 4400 block of Treehouse Lane in Tamarac, June 1, 3:23...



  • Anthony Schwartz named Florida Mr. Track; Broward sweeps coach awards

    American Heritage sprinter Anthony Schwartz was named Florida’s Mr. Track, an award given to the state’s top track and field athlete, on Wednesday.

    Schwartz won the award, presented by Florida Dairy Farmers, after setting record times at the state track and field championships last month. The senior,...



  • Uncle Al's Sports Cafe opens in Sunrise; BorinCuba in Plantation

    Uncle Al's Sports Cafe has opened a new location at 10033 Sunset Strip in Sunrise. The eatery has been serving up great food and good times for more than 15 years. From the world's best wings to our outstanding barbecue ribs, we serve the American food that you love in a friendly, fun-filled atmosphere....



  • Boca Raton's Madison Keys, Plantation's Sloane Stephens to meet in French Open semis

    Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens will meet once again – this time in the semifinals of the French Open.

    The 13th-seeded Keys took down Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan in Tuesday’s quarterfinals 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, and Stephens, the No. 10 seed, quickly dispatched of her quarterfinal opponent, 14th-seeded...



  • Plantation and Sunrise area events, June 6-16

    This calendar includes events taking place in Plantation, Sunrise, Lauderhill, Tamarac, and Lauderdale Lakes between June 6-16.

    To submit your event click here.

    WEDNESDAY 6

    Medicaid Waivers 101

    Learn the ins and outs, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., from representatives from the Agency for Persons with...



  • American Heritage 1B, UM signee Triston Casas drafted by Red Sox, his 'dream team'

    Triston Casas had to wait for roughly two and a half hours on Monday night at the MLB draft, but he ended up going to what his father called his “dream team.”

    The American Heritage first baseman and University of Miami signee was drafted by the Boston Red Sox with the No. 26 pick on Monday night.

    ...

  • Plantation Stars 13-under travel baseball squad enjoys resurgent year

    Just one year after going through a challenging season on the diamond, the Plantation Stars 13-Under Division travel baseball squad enjoyed a bounce-back season.

    Under the guidance of new Head Coach Ozzie Borrell, this particular Stars team finished play with an impressive 17-5-1 record that included...



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