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South Florida woman finds razor blade in handle of Walmart cart
"Razor on my cart at Walmart. Someone must've put it here when I was getting things. Wasn't here when I first got the cart!!! I'm livid," Ferels wrote on Facebook with a picture of the cart.
South Florida camp counselor accused of molesting girl
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- A camp counselor in Fort Lauderdale was arrested Monday on accusations that he molested a girl who attended the summer camp where he works, authorities said.
Deputies searching for missing Okeechobee man
OKEECHOBEE, Fla. -- Deputies are looking to locate a missing Okeechobee man.The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office says 82-year-old Donald Keith Picker left his residence Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. headed for a doctor's appointment but never arrived.Mr. Picker is possibly experiencing the first stages of
Camp counselor arrested on molestation charges had been investigated in 2013
HOLLYWOOD, Fla.- A South Florida camp counselor accused this week of molesting a girl faced similar allegations of groping and inappropriate contact with young girls in 2013, but prosecutors did not pursue the case because they said they lacked the necessary evidence.
West Palm Beach Gives Leftover Meter Money to Help Homeless
“I am proud of the city employees at both the parking administration and the HCD Departments for their forward-thinking approach to support our homelessness initiatives, which remain a top priority,” Mayor Jeri Muoio told the station.
Deputies: Polk Co. man admits to sexually abusing children after spotted looking at child porn
FROSTPROOF, Fla. -- Law enforcement call him a monster, a man accused of sexually abusing children and amassing images of child pornography.
The South Florida Theatre League announces the 2018 Remy Awards
The Remy Awards, named in honor of Remberto Cabrera, the former Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs’ Senior Cultural Administrator and Chief of Cultural Development, are given to the unsung heroes who provide outstanding service behind the scenes of the South Florida Theatre League Comm
Governor Rick Scott declares state of emergency for red tide outbreak in Southwest Florida
Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared a state of emergency for seven Florida counties, including Lee, Collier and Charlotte, due to the impact of red tide.
Missing Okeechobee man located safely
UPDATE: Mr. Picker was located safe.ORIGINAL STORY:OKEECHOBEE, Fla. -- Deputies are looking to locate a missing Okeechobee man.The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office says 82-year-old Donald Keith Picker left his residence Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. headed for a doctor's appointment but never arrived.Mr. P
Microsoft Worker From FIU Gets Jail Time for Fake FBI Ransomware Attacks
Christiaan Colen || CC Flickr Raymond Odigie Uadiale, age 41, is great with computers. Good enough to be hired by Microsoft as a network engineer. And good enough, according to the feds, to run a virus scamming ring that froze computers via a fake warning from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, ch
All types: Young gay men party in Wynwood to celebrate their bodies
Dozens of young gay men — South Florida chapter members of a national group called Impulse — came to Wynwood Sunday to shamelessly celebrate their bodies, all types and sizes.“Impulse Group is focused on HIV prevention, education and stigma reduction, as well as mental health issues and long-term dr
Manslaughter charge filed in Clearwater 'Stand Your Ground' case
The shooting, which was captured on surveillance footage at the Circle A Food Store, had become the focus of local and national protests after Sheriff Bob Gualtieri concluded that last year’s changes to the state’s Stand Your Ground law – which gives citizens the right to use deadly force in self-de
Couple honored for helping after horrific, fatal car crash - Okeechobee News
Back row, from left to right: Commissioner Terry Burroughs, Commissioner Bradley Goodbread and Commissioner David Hazellief. Front row, from left to right: Commissioner Kelly Owens, Kelly Adelberg, Dr. Jonathan Adelberg and Commissioner Bryant Culpepper.
Hazmat investigation closes I-75 in Charlotte County
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Authorities have completely closed a section of Interstate 75 Monday morning due to a HAZMAT investigation.It's happening near mile marker 154 in Charlotte County, between the Bayshore Road exit in North Fort Myers and the Tucker's Grade exit in Punta Gorda. This is near t
Family seeks justice for high school football coach killed in hit-and-run crash
Relatives described Carlo Ullysse Jr., 27, as a loving person and hard worker. They hope someone can help them find the driver who killed him Aug. 5.
Four arrested after alleged robbery victim called OCSO - Okeechobee News
OKEECHOBEE – In the early morning hours of Sunday, Aug. 5, a man called the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office stating he had been robbed and his truck was stolen.
The People of the South Florida Tattoo Expo 2018
The South Florida Tattoo Expo returned to the Coral Springs Marriott with more than just permanent body art — body modifications, live music, and burlesque were also on the agenda. Morgan La Rue & the Shimmy Shake Revue tantalized with a comics-inspired show, while 20 Penny Circus' vaudeville act wa
Inside South Florida: Enjoy Miami Spice
Miami Spice is a great way for South Florida restaurants to promote their businesses and for locals to try new and inventive foods. We sat down with Executive Chef Matthew McDonald, to find out how you can get a little taste of Miami.
Hurricane Charley hit Southwest Florida 14 years ago Monday
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- 14 years ago Monday, Hurricane Charley made landfall in Southwest Florida, severely impacting people in Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte.On August 13, 2004 – Friday the 13th -- Hurricane Charley made landfall on Captiva Island and moved into Charlotte County, causing $13 bill
Detectives investigating couple's murder question 2 caught with stolen cars in South Florida
Miami Beach Police Department officers arrested Kristen Gullion, 30, from Decatur, Alabama, at 100 South Point Drive with the help of technology that scans license plates. She was driving the stolen Honda.