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IT worker at private school arrested on child pornography charges

An IT worker at a Fort Lauderdale private school is in Broward County Jail on seven child pornography charges. Pembroke Pines resident Jesus Mendez, 35, was suspended Wednesday from his job at Fort Lauderdale’s Calvary Christian Academy after his morning arrest by Broward Sheriff’s Office on six cha


ICE contractor arrested in Florida sex sting detailed 'daddy-daughter' fantasy, authorities say

A 35-year-old computer engineer working on contract for Immigration and Customs Enforcement is accused of trying to lure a Florida girl to California to fulfill a “daddy-daughter” sex fantasy.


South Florida schedule for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Here's what will be open and closed in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. — Most banks will be closed. Post offices will be closed; there will be no regular mail delivery. Markets: NYSE, Nasdaq and Bond Markets will be clo


Homeless woman killed in hit-and-run crash in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Hollywood police are searching for a driver who fatally struck a homeless woman early Tuesday morning. The incident occurred around 1 a.m. in the 2200 block of Hollywood Boulevard.


Florida man tried to rob two banks. But cops say when he got nothing, he came back

Apparently it’s not just in Hollywood that people return to the scene of the crime. Largo police say they arrested a man who tried, unsuccessfully, to rob two banks before returning to the first one.


Florida fugitive wanted in shooting death is on the run in Georgia, detectives say

A crowd of about 100 people scattered when shots were fired in West Park — and one of them was the gunman who may have run all the way to Albany, Ga., according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.


Florida driver's licenses could soon be stored on smart phones

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Florida could become one of the first states to allow electronic versions of driver’s licenses. The licenses would be stored on cellphones as proof of identification.


5 fun things to do this weekend in South Florida (Jan. 18 - 20)

1) Cher - Sunrise. Ya' gotta' Believe it, Cher has been Turning Back Time for decades, and now The Beat Goes On this weekend in Sunrise. Saturday, Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. This year's theme is Superheroes (of all kinds).


Miami Strip Club Shooting Leaves Security Guard Dead, Another Hurt

A fight inside a Miami strip club ended in a shooting outside that left a security guard dead and another hospitalized early Thursday, authorities said. Miami-Dade Police said the shooting took place outside of the Booby Trap located at 3615 Northwest South River Drive in Miami around 6:30 a.m.


Florida man accused of recruiting child pornography victim through Fortnite

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - State officials are warning parents after a Florida man was arrested for allegedly luring a child porn victim through the popular online game Fortnite.


The Art and Culture Center / Hollywood Presents Glam Goes Surreal Fundraiser Set for Feb. 2

The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood invites you to the eleventh anniversary of the popular Hollywood fundraiser Glam Goes Surreal. The annual bash takes place on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 7 to 10 pm at the Center’s gallery on1650 Harrison Street, in Hollywood.


The Ten Best Things to Do in South Florida This Week

Who likes music and being by the water? If you don’t like these things, then why are you living South Florida? Anyway, Clematis by Night has been a weekly West Palm Beach staple since 1995 and this week will be no exception. Enjoy Intracoastal-side eats, shopping, and a set from Florida native and b


Colorism reveals many shades of prejudice in Hollywood

The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn't just about the color of a person's skin, but the shade.


Broward County Artist Discovers Family History Through Her Work For The Sistrunk Art Fair

In Florida, more black people were lynched per capita from 1877 to 1950 than anywhere else in the south, according to The Equal Justice Initiative. Pembroke Pines artist Ne’Chelle Straughter, whose artist name is Kaspvr, explores the legacy of racial terror and lynchings in Broward County in her new


Florida Man Who Killed Man After Touching His Truck Wins On ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law

MIMS, Florida – A Florida man who punched a man during an argument over whether or not the man touched his truck was released from custody after prevailing on Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ law defense.


Free entry at NSU Art Museum for Fort Lauderdale residents through September

Fort Lauderdale residents can enjoy free entry to the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale on the last Sunday of each month through September. The "Fort Lauderdale Neighbor Day" offer kicks off on Jan. 27 in appreciation of a recent $500,000 grant from the city to help the museum provide quality cultur


BSO detectives seek murder suspect believed to be in Georgia

WEST PARK, Fla. - Broward Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for a murder suspect who they believe might have fled to Albany, Georgia, authorities announced Wednesday. Terrance Bernard Warner Jr., 28, is wanted in connection with the Dec. 8 shooting of Clifton Afflick-Laidley in West Park.


Broward County Public Schools officials provide progress report on safety recommendations

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Broward County Public Schools officials are holding a news conference Thursday afternoon to provide a progress report on recommendations made for school districts by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission.


Does Broward County Hold the Key to Stemming Vote Fraud?

In Chinese tradition, 2019 is the year of the pig. On the Hebrew calendar, it is year 5779. In America, it is the year citizens may finally get some protection against organized vote fraud.


Has the invasion begun? Mysterious blips appear over South Florida, US

MIAMI - Time to pack up, South Florida. The invasion has begun. Mysterious "blips" seen recently over South Florida and other parts of the country have confounded those trying to figure it out, while enthralling those who believe aliens are out there.