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  • Trantalis and Roberts in runoff for mayor of Fort Lauderdale

    A fierce battle to lead the city of Fort Lauderdale is on, after voters Tuesday winnowed their choices for mayor and commissioners.

    Slow-growth candidate Dean Trantalis won the most votes in the mayor’s race, and faces a runoff with second-place finisher Bruce Roberts, the former police chief....



  • They're back: Low-flying helicopters and planes are part of military exercise

    Don’t worry. We’re not being invaded. Those low-flying military helicopters and aircraft disturbing the calm the past two nights were involved in training exercises — and there may be more action before the week is over.

    For security reasons, the U.S. Department of Defense doesn’t announce when...



  • Woman shot by family member dies at hospital, police say

    A woman died at the hospital after she was shot Tuesday evening by a family member, Fort Lauderdale police said.

    The suspect, a man, fled the scene in the 1200 block of Northwest 11th Place before police arrived, said Detective Tracy Figone, a spokeswoman for the Fort Lauderdale Police Department.

    ...


  • Man, 81, dies three days after crash outside Wal-Mart

    An 81-year-old Pembroke Pines man died Monday, three days after crashing into an SUV as he exited from Wal-Mart, police said.

    Gerald Rothberg failed to yield right of way before turning into the path of the SUV in the 100 block of Southwest 184th Avenue, south of Pines Boulevard, Friday afternoon,...



  • Burglar steals guns from home's safe

    Before the burglar broke into the Cooper City home, he rang the doorbell to make sure nobody was home, surveillance video shows.

    Once inside the house, the thief stole two handguns — a Sig Sauer and a Springfield Armory — from inside a safe, said Joy Oglesby, a spokeswoman for the Broward Sheriff’s...



  • Train horns may go silent by spring / Traffic Q&A

    Doctor Detour answers your transportation questions.

    Q: The quiet zones for the train horns were supposed to be implemented by Jan. 1 in the Palm Beach, Broward and Miami areas along the FEC corridor. I am not alone in my angst here and our public officials offer nothing more than words and sorry...



  • Woman bashes gunman with metal chair in armed robbery

    Two robbers with masks and guns were pummeling a man and his wife. But the woman fought back — repeatedly smashing a metal chair over one attacker’s head.

    The couple were able to hang on to one of their attackers — at 245 pounds — until deputies arrived.

    But the other gunman had already grabbed...



  • Forlorn bikers pick up seized rides after illegal mass rally

    Two dejected men from Boston were claiming their motorbikes from a Davie tow yard Tuesday, a day after a mass rally of bikers and ATV riders had swarmed across South Florida while performing stunts, disrupting traffic and sometimes driving toward oncoming cars.

    “We didn’t even get to ride our bikes,”...



  • Crossing the street? Good luck! | Dash Cam Derby Video

    South Florida is going to great lengths and great expense to redesign roadways to protect pedestrians and bicyclists from being hit by a car, truck, or bus.

    But in order for the safety features to work, walkers and bikers must use the wider sidewalks and bicycle lanes as well as the crosswalks...



  • More chilly weather expected Wednesday night in South Florida

    South Florida will see another round of cool weather this week, boosted by a cold front that should hit the region Wednesday night.

    Tuesday is forecast to have a daytime high near 74 and a nighttime low of about 57. Winds will be from the northeast at 14 mph — with gusts up to 18 mph.

    Because of...



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