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Family identifies motorcyclist who left Florida woman to die on freeway during first date

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The family of a Florida waitress fatally struck by numerous cars while lying on a freeway says they have solved the mystery of how she got there. The family of 33-year-old Jennifer St. Clair says she was on a first date with Miles McChesney of New York last weekend when

WFLA.COM - 2018-12-15 22:58:00

Widow takes on mission to raise awareness about suicide

Kim Schley says she loved her husband with all her heart. He was kind and honest and he loved her, she says. They were supposed to grow old together, travel to the Greek Isles, live out their dreams.

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2018-12-16 21:10:00

Here's how to win $10 'Hamilton' tickets in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A digital lottery will allow some lucky winners the opportunity to claim hard-to-get tickets to performances of the hit musical "Hamilton" in Fort Lauderdale.

CLICK10.COM - 2018-12-16 14:51:21

Miami City Ballet's 'Nutcracker' Shines

The Miami City Ballet ushered in the holiday season with exuberance and magic in its opening weekend of "The Nutcracker" performances in Fort Lauderdale. The Saturday evening performance, led by a sparkling Nathalia Arja as the Sugarplum Fairy, provided a second opportunity to view the lavish costum

MIAMIARTZINE.COM - 2018-12-16 07:00:00

'It was dead air': Radio collapse crippled Parkland shooting response

As a sea of deputies descended on Stoneman Douglas High, their hunt for a killer descended into chaos as their antiquated radio system collapsed. New statements released Friday of police on the ground show in vivid detail how critical the communications failures were as children were injured and dyi

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2018-12-15 02:45:00

2 hospitalized after rollover wreck near Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Two people were taken to the hospital after they were involved in a rollover wreck near Fort Lauderdale. The crash happened on Sunrise Boulevard and Northwest 29th Avenue, Friday morning.

WSVN-TV - 2018-12-14 13:32:25

Florida police searching for ‘Grinch’ who stole Christmas decorations

DAVIE, Fla. - Police are searching for a woman caught on home surveillance video stealing Christmas decorations. The woman is seen getting out of a light colored Volkswagen Dec. 14 and taking decorations from a few houses in a Davie neighborhood, police said.

KRMG - 2018-12-16 16:54:00

Hooters Calendar Girls share holiday joy with South Florida children

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Hooters Calendar Girls are spreading holiday cheer to South Florida children. The girls made stops at His House Children’s Home in Miami Gardens and Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood over the weekend.

WSVN-TV - 2018-12-16 22:36:43

2 hospitalized after motorcycle crash in Margate

A motorcyclist struck a pedestrian Sunday afternoon on one of Margate’s main thoroughfares, sending both people to the hospital, WSVN-Ch. 7 reported. The crash occurred on Atlantic Boulevard and Banks Road about 5 p.m. when a pedestrian was crossing a street, according to the report.

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2018-12-17 03:45:00

Pedestrian killed by train in Fort Lauderdale

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a passenger train Saturday evening in Fort Lauderdale, the fire department said. It was unknown to authorities whether the train was an Amtrak or Tri-Rail train, both of which use the CSX tracks where the victim was hit, said Stephen Gollan, battalion chief for For

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2018-12-16 01:40:00

Family sues man they say left woman dead on I-95 during first date

A New York man is being sued by the parents of a Fort Lauderdale woman they say died while on a date with him on a borrowed motorcycle. Her body was run over multiple times on Interstate 95.

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2018-12-14 20:15:00

Human remains found in search for Florida woman who vanished in 2010, police say

Lynda Meier vanished after leaving her Florida apartment at around 5 a.m. on June 4, 2010. On Wednesday, police may have finally discovered where she ended up. Human remains were discovered while investigators were searching a Miami Gardens field for Meier, police said Thursday. The medical examiner

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-14 13:42:22

'We’re going to follow the law:' Q&A with new Broward elections chief Pete Antonacci

Pete Antonacci didn’t come riding in wearing a white hat to save the day when Gov. Rick Scott appointed him to replace suspended Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes and clean up the county’s elections office. But he could have.

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2018-12-15 11:30:00

FHSAA releases new football classifications, making many local schools switch districts and classes

The Florida High School Athletic Association released its new classification and district assignments for the 2019 and 2020 football seasons on Friday. Here is a look at the local changes in classifications and districts.

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2018-12-14 15:45:00

Three killed in fiery wrong-way crash on I-95 exit ramp in Boca Raton

Three people were killed early Saturday in a fiery wrong-way crash on an Interstate 95 exit ramp in Boca Raton, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. A 2012 Kia Optima with two people in it was traveling northbound on the southbound I-95 exit ramp at Palmetto Park Road when the accident occured at ab

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2018-12-15 17:30:00

Bridge Closures for 2018 Winterfest Boat Parade

The 47th annual Winterfest Boat Parade takes place Saturday, starting in Fort Lauderdale and making its way up to Pompano Beach. Several area bridges will be closed for the 12-mile-long parade. The list below provides approximate times that the bridges will be up:

NBC MIAMI - 2018-12-14 18:39:47

Florida Sheriff: I Have Done Nothing to Warrant Resignation

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OFFICER.COM - 2018-12-14 07:00:00

Man, 19, arrested in killing, Lauderhill police say

Two weeks after a man died in a hail of bullets in Lauderhill, police have arrested the 19-year-old they say is responsible. Raheem Fulton, of Fort Lauderdale, was picked up Monday in Lauderhill on an arrest warrant, police said.

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2018-12-12 01:20:00

Strong storms move through Central Florida; cooler weather to follow

ORLANDO, Fla. - Strong to severe storms are moving through Central Florida, chief meteorologist Tom Terry said Friday evening. The storms are producing a lot of wind, so the main threats are damaging straight-line winds and isolated tornadoes, Terry said.

WFTV - 2018-12-14 21:06:41

Woman run over multiple times on I-95 was on first date, lawyer says

On Thursday night, Jennifer Amy St. Clair joined a man she met online for a first date, a motorcycle ride with two other couples to a bar in downtown Delray Beach. Early Friday morning, her body — run over multiple times — was found on Interstate 95 in Pompano Beach, and her grieving family wants to

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2018-12-11 19:50:00