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Joe Biden pushing Iran nuclear deal to Jewish leaders in South Florida
Vice President Joe Biden delivered a lengthy, impassioned defense of the nuclear agreement with Iran on Thursday, telling a group of prominent South Florida Jewish leaders that the deal is in the best interests of the U.S. and Israel.
Former Palm Beach County socialite found guilty of mail fraud
Former Wellington socialite Joseph Zada was taken into custody Thursday after a jury found him guilty of 15 federal charges of mail fraud, court officials said.
Arby's worker says incident with Pines officer was 'blown out of proportion'
The 19-year-old fast food clerk who sparked a social media firestorm and an apology from Arby's corporate executives when he alleged refused to serve a uniformed Pembroke Pines police officer says the controversy resulted from a misunderstanding that was "just blown way out of proportion."
West Palm Beach police start using tiny body cams, say they're beneficial
As West Palm Beach Police Officer David Burck steps out of his patrol car, you might miss the tiny camera mounted on his shoulder.
Judge sides with Tom Brady, NFL promises 'Deflategate' appeal
A judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league will appeal.
Jurors view video of brutal attack on Hollywood teenager
She begged for the beating to end. Her attackers ignored her, demanding she have sex with the host of their drug-fueled private party in a rented Hollywood home. She resisted.
ACLU, Muslim inmates sue over Miami-Dade jail meal policy
The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and four inmates have filed a federal lawsuit challenging Miami-Dade County's refusal to provide religious-based meals to Muslims.
No storms, just more rate hikes for Citizens customers
South Florida dodged a bullet when Tropical Storm Erika fell apart, but the hits keep coming for homeowners insured by state-run Citizens Property Insurance.
'Abnormalities' were drugs concealed in woman's bra, feds say
A woman arrested at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was concealing nearly three pounds of cocaine inside her bra, federal authorities said.
Nonprofit honoring Lynn student who died in quake expanding to Boynton
A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Haitian orphans is coming to Boynton Beach.
Assault rifle with Bible verse to repel Muslim terrorists unveiled in Apopka
A gun business in Apopka is drawing fire from Muslims.
3 teens responsible for breaking into 69 cars at Pompano condo, deputies say
Three Fort Lauderdale teens have been arrested and charged in connection with the burglaries of 69 vehicles last month in the parking lot of a Pompano Beach condo building, authorities announced Wednesday.
Plantation man, 35, killed in single-car crash on I-95
A 35-year-old pilot for a Fort Lauderdale air ambulance company was killed early Thursday when the car he was driving veered off Interstate 95 and struck a tree, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
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Actress Amanda Peterson died from accidental overdose, autopsy report says
The death of Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," was the result of an accidental morphine overdose.
Ex-Miami Dolphin Lawrence Phillips charged with first-degree murder
Former running back, already serving 31-year jail term, alleged to have strangled cellmate
Delray Beach police use Segways for downtown patrols
Since early this summer, Delray Beach police have been patrolling the city's popular downtown streets in a way unlike any other agency in south Palm Beach County - by riding Segways.
Sun Sentinel staff predictions for 2015 Miami Hurricanes
Find out how Sun Sentinel staffers think UM will fare this season and post your prediction. Dave Hyde Sports Columnist Prediction: 7-5 Comment: Sure, they lost talent and there are concerns. But I still can't bring myself to pick some of these ACC schools to keep beating up on Miami or to finish...
"Boat-in" movie set for West Palm Beach marina
You can watch a movie outdoors on a lawn or in a car. Why not from a boat?
Lauderdale worried about 'underperforming' county 911 system
- City commissioners fear the regional 911 dispatch system the city joined a year ago isn't doing the job it was supposed to, and is putting visitors and residents at risk.
320 bears approved to be killed in Florida hunt
The future of two of Florida's largest mammals came in for an intense debate Wednesday as the state wildlife commission approved a controversial new panther policy and set quotas for Florida's first bear hunt in 21 years.
Dean Jones dies at 84; durable star of Disney family films
In 1970, Dean Jones was a star in Hollywood and also on Broadway in two very different genres.
1 Marine killed, 11 hurt in helicopter hard landing in North Carolina
A heavy-lift military helicopter landed harder and faster than normal during a nighttime training exercise in North Carolina, killing one U.S. Marine and injuring 11 others, the military said.
Man accused of seeking 'incest family' will remain jailed
A Deerfield Beach man accused of showing up to meet a woman and two girls he hoped would become his "incest family" will remain locked up pending his trial.
FWC: 8-foot-long king cobra escapes from Orlando home
A search is underway for an 8-foot-long king cobra snake that escaped from its owner's Orlando home.

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