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Two Lauderdale officers acquitted in police misconduct case

Suspended Fort Lauderdale police officers Brian Dodge and Billy Koepke were acquitted Friday of charges of official misconduct, falsifying reports and perjury, ending a five-year saga that once saw them facing the rest of their lives in prison.

The jury that heard the case deliberated for 31/2...

I-95 reopens after toy grenade scare prompts shutdown

Crashes and other incidents being reported on South Florida roadways by the Florida Highway Patrol, Florida Department of Transportation and other agencies include:


3:51 p.m.: All southbound I-95 lanes at Hallandale Beach Boulevard were reopened after police activity in the area.

The Florida...

Judge picks new congressional map; lines change in South Florida

A Leon County judge has decided on a map of congressional districts for the 2016 election – one that would will change lines throughout South Florida.

Circuit Judge Terry Lewis' choice for the new map – one submitted by the League of Women Voters -- now goes to the Florida Supreme Court for approval....

Former Broward Judge Robert Lance Andrews dies

Former Broward Circuit Judge Robert Lance Andrews, who retired in 2008 after 30 years on the bench, has died, according to Broward's court administration office.

Andrews, 74, a former secret service agent and federal prosecutor, was appointed to the County Court in 1978 and to the Circuit Court...

Boca man accused of sexual assault after piercing demonstrations at body art shop

A woman hired to be a piercing apprentice by the owner of a body art business said the owner sexually assaulted her as he demonstrated how to do piercings on women, according to a Boca Raton police arrest report.

Brett Matheys, 50, of Boca Raton, is accused of sexually assaulting the woman twice....

Condos at Gulfstream Park shelved

A major condominium development planned for the Village at Gulfstream Park apparently won't happen anytime soon.

The 27-story tower planned in one of the area's hottest pockets of condo development has been shelved, even though more than 120 people had reserved units in the building.

The city approved...

Mayo: Auction of Nazi, Klan items is capitalism at its vilest

Just when you think you've seen it all in how-low-can-we-go South Florida, along comes this — a despicable auction featuring Nazi, Ku Klux Klan and serial killer memorabilia. Among the 300 items up for bid Sunday in a Cooper City warehouse: a slave collar, a gas valve purportedly from a Nazi death...

Broward and Palm Beach high school football scoreboard

 It's week seven of the high school football season with 43 games in Broward and Palm Beach this weekend.

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City begins process to shut down after-hours bar

Last call can't come soon enough for Club Tropicante, according to the city of Deerfield Beach and local law enforcement officials.

The City Commission Tuesday unanimously agreed with the city attorney's recommendation to sue for the club to be declared a "public nuisance" — which would be the...

Study finds wide differences in prices for same medical procedures

The Internet has turned us into experts when it comes to buying most products we want and need. We have instant access to price comparisons across most retailers, as well as quality scores from professional reviewers and previous customers.

That expertise does not extend to health care purchases.

More off-road biking trails planned in South Florida to create regional network

The bicycle is about to get a big boost in South Florida. Numerous bike trails connecting regional destinations are finally on the way, and hundreds of miles of these tracks will stretch across the tri-county landscape.

Palm Beach County is in the midst of adopting a regional trails plan to create...

Hyde: Panthers need to deliver now, as youth and veterans converge

Well, here we go again. Writing about whether this is the year the Panthers become relevant again. It's hard to write this preseason column, year after year, because even hardened hockey fans are numb to hope.

There's just no place anymore for anything but results. That's just the reality of not...

Audit: Broward school district botched security equipment contracts

Broward school district officials botched a contract to install security equipment on its campuses, improperly hiring a vendor without bids and spending $6 million more than authorized, an internal audit reveals.

The school district entered into a $4 million contract in 2008 with Hollywood-based...

Fort Lauderdale routes 'doing exceptionally well', Norwegian Air says

Nearly two years ago, Scandinavian low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle began weekly flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Norway, Denmark, and Sweden.

Just over a year ago, the airline added service to London's Gatwick Airport.

Today, all of those routes are "doing...

Trial set to begin for South Florida trio accused of $80M Ponzi scheme

Investors poured more than $80 million into what sounded like a great South Florida enterprise — "virtual concierge" machines or kiosks dispensing services at hotels, sports venues and casinos.

But federal prosecutors say the venture was a massive fraud, a Ponzi scheme that lured in victims with...

Florida's unemployment system drawing complaints

A chorus of complaints is growing against a Florida unemployment system that is supposed to help people weather their time out of work.

The state spent $77 million to develop the online system, but legislators and unemployed workers have listed a litany of problems in recent weeks.

In committee meetings...

Perjury charge lodged against father of Circle K case defendant

The case of the Greenacres Circle K convenience store clerk murders from more than five years ago continues to evolve in perhaps unexpected ways — a defendant's father is now in jail facing a perjury charge.

Robert Alvarez Sr. was arrested Sept. 29 and charged with lying to prosecutors last fall...

New alert system stops 14 wrong-way vehicles in first year

A new alert system prevented at least 14 wrong-way wrecks on the Sawgrass Expressway and a stretch of Florida's Turnpike in Miami-Dade in its first year, according to state data.

The 14 vehicles going the wrong way were detected by the devices, which flashed warnings and simultaneously alerted...

Pride Fort Lauderdale festival returns this weekend

From a veteran hip-hop queen to deejays to pop stars, there's a little bit of everything at this year's Pride Fort Lauderdale festival, which returns this weekend.

The event, which helps raise awareness about South Florida's gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning community, is set...

Five years after lethal winter, iguanas are back in force

Green iguanas have embarked on a robust second act, recovering from South Florida's frigid winter of 2010 to return to the business of consuming costly landscaping and providing free backyard entertainment.

In January of 2010, when South Florida residents reached into the back of their closets...

Ex-Army recruiter admits sexual misconduct with underage girls

A former U.S. Army recruiter pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges he involved in sexual misconduct with two underage high school students he met doing his job in Broward County.

Jose Nieves Jr., 30, of Sunrise, was arrested in May after investigators received reports he was having illegal sexual...

New water district director angling for state help

Expect more cost cutting and improved relations with Tallahassee at the South Florida Water Management District, according to the new head of the agency that guards against flooding and leads Everglades restoration.

Gov. Rick Scott's former top lawyer, Peter Antonacci, this week started as executive...

War on red light cameras heating up

The war to liberate drivers from red light cameras is heating up on several fronts now, in the courts and in the Legislature.

The most headway is being made in county and circuit courts, where city and county red-light-camera programs across the state have been forced to shut down because they...

Helen Wilkes, 88, first female mayor of West Palm Beach

She wore many hats: A hotelier, animal lover — and the first female mayor of West Palm Beach. Helen Wilkes died Wednesday. She was 88.

"She was a really beautiful lady with a big heart," said her husband, Hector Rodriguez. "She wanted to help everybody."

Mrs. Wilkes came to West Palm Beach form Fort...

Confident Panthers open season with optimism and urgency

The Marlins and Dolphins entered their seasons with visions of great success and playoff expectations.

How'd that work out?

So although the Panthers are brimming with confidence after last year's closing 12-7-1 kick and their overall league-best 25-point improvement, they will proceed with cautious...

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US wholesale stockpiles rise in August, but sales fall

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cheaper oil and less demand for autos and machinery weighed on wholesalers in August, as their inventories edged up just slightly while sales dropped.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- For the second time in a decade, Bill Cosby will have to answer questions under oath in a sexual assault case.

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