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South Florida News from The Sun-Sentinel
Hollywood celebrating Groundhog Day with dip in the ocean
Feb 1, 2015 5:09 pm
Pennsylvania has Punxsutawney Phil, the world's most famous groundhog.
Mayo: Aspiring racer Staropoli refocuses on med school, for now
Feb 1, 2015 5:00 am
Patrick Staropoli thought he would start 2015 with an agonizing decision: Quit medical school or give up his dream of becoming a NASCAR driver.
Broward Transit driver: 21 crashes, 19 suspensions, still on job
Jan 31, 2015 5:00 am
In Fred Fischer's 30-year career as a Broward County Transit bus driver, he's rarely had a quiet period. Fischer has charted a chaotic course of mayhem since he was hired at age 39.
Health care speed dating: a new way to find Dr. Right
Jan 31, 2015 5:00 am
Is health care speed-dating the way to find the doctor of your dreams?
U.S. has no idea how many fugitives Cuba's harboring
Jan 31, 2015 12:10 am
The United States does not know how many fugitives are in Cuba.
'I don't want to die,' woman tells attacker in Pompano Beach restroom
Jan 30, 2015 11:23 pm
Over two years of cleaning public restrooms in Broward County parks, the worst DaJuan Johnson ever had to deal with was catching a homeless person sleeping in a bathroom stall.
Tougher rules sought for racing industry
Jan 30, 2015 10:53 pm
Lawmakers are looking to clamp down on the racing industry, filing bills that would require greyhound injuries be reported, tightening regulations, and increasing fines for the doping of animals.
Relatives and friends of missing woman rally in Fort Lauderdale
Jan 30, 2015 9:55 pm
Relatives and friends of a missing 51-year-old woman rallied Friday evening in Fort Lauderdale, not far from where she was last seen.
Lauderdale beach plans scaled back
Jan 30, 2015 9:44 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE – It turns out $108 million will only go so far when it comes to improvements to the city's central beach area.
Two charged with burglarizing homes; more than $48K in property stolen
Jan 30, 2015 9:41 pm
Two 18-year-olds are accused of breaking into five Cooper City homes and stealing property worth an estimated $48,533, the Broward Sheriff's Office said Friday.
News from Jacksonville and Northern Florida from WLTV
Moms will be tickled pink with this forecast
May 11, 2014 8:07 am
Beautiful weather for The Final Round
Fans turned away from Funk Fest
May 10, 2014 11:41 pm
Fans turned away from Funk Fest at Metro Park
St. Louis Rams pick Michael Sam in NFL draft
May 10, 2014 6:58 pm
Michael Sam has been picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft, becoming the first openly gay player drafted by a pro football team.
Neighbors help mail carrier 'Stamp out Hunger'
May 10, 2014 6:46 pm
Neighbors help mail carrier 'Stamp Out Hunger'
Boys found throwing exploding bottles on Northside
May 10, 2014 6:29 pm
Three boys are being questioned by officers after they were seen throwing homemade explosive devices in a Northside neighborhood.
Woman dragged beneath car in Oceanway
May 10, 2014 5:49 pm
A 29-year-old woman was dragged beneath a vehicle near Oceanway on Saturday.
Missing Child Alert cancelled for 8-year-old boy
May 10, 2014 12:44 pm
A Florida Missing Child Alert has been issued for a 8-year-old boy reported missing out of Miami, authorities said Saturday.
Car crashes into Publix supermarket
May 10, 2014 12:13 pm
An investigation is ongoing after a car crashed into a Publix supermarket in North Naples
Jacksonville man critical after head-on accident
May 10, 2014 10:28 am
A Jacksonville man is in critical condition after his motorcycle hit another vehicle head-on Friday evening, authorities said.
New law allows parent feedback on school textbooks
May 9, 2014 11:56 pm
Parents can oppose what textbooks are used in their children's classrooms
News from Tampa Bay from The Tampa Tribune
Former Florida prisons chief criticizes Gov. Scott
Feb 1, 2015 7:25 pm
TALLAHASSEE - The former head of Florida's prisons is blasting Gov. Rick Scott and his administration, saying they put politics ahead of guard and prisoner safety. Mike Crews, who resigned in November...
University of Florida reports big drop in black enrollment
Feb 1, 2015 7:24 pm
GAINESVILLE - The University of Florida saw a more than 50 percent drop in enrollment of black freshmen from 2007 to 2013 and a nearly 30 percent drop in overall enrollment of black students. The Gain...
From Lutz office, ministry helps African children
Feb 1, 2015 7:13 pm
The Watoto Child Care Ministry was founded two decades ago in Uganda and has helped thousands of the country's orphan children at three villages the organization has built.
Tampa's assistant police chief retiring after 30 years
Feb 1, 2015 6:38 pm
Tampa's Assistant Police Chief John Bennett is retiring after exactly 30 years with the police department. He worked his way up from a street cop and has left his mark on the force.
Gasparilla stories: A wedding fit for pirates, and more
Feb 1, 2015 5:05 pm
Festivities began shortly after dawn and will continue well into the evening Saturday as the 100th mock invasion of Gasparilla pirates set a raucous tone for a sunny day of fun on Hillsborough Bay, in...
St. Petersburg police: Man stabbed over wallet, medication
Feb 1, 2015 4:25 pm
A St. Petersburg man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries and another man was taken to jail, accused of stabbing him multiple times early Sunday morning, police said. At approximately 1:40...
Horror in Japan as video purports to show hostage beheaded
Feb 1, 2015 2:29 pm
TOKYO - Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with it...
Get ready to roar, get 'Kinky' in upcoming Straz season
Feb 1, 2015 2:22 pm
Insert a circle of life joke here -- "The Lion King" is returning to the Straz Center. Simba, Nala and Mufasa are part of a Tony Award-winning 2015-16 season that will fill Morsani Hall with...
Tampa police: Gasparilla draws record crowd, but little trouble
Feb 1, 2015 2:03 pm
A record-sized crowd attended Saturday's Gasparilla festivities, said Tampa police spokeswoman Laura McElroy. A final estimate of the number of people won't be available until Monday. There were no ma...
Forecast: Warm Sunday, but cold front ahead
Feb 1, 2015 1:43 pm
It's going to be a pleasant Super Bowl Sunday in the Tampa Bay area with mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid 70s. Expect scattered showers around the area beginning around midnight and carrying t...