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Motorcyclist flips the bird to all police who tried to pull him over, cops say
He amassed notoriety, police say, as the masked Harley-Davidson rider who always flipped the middle finger at them while speeding away, his long hair flowing in the wind.
Homeless advocate plots return after taking millions to leave town
Sean Cononie, champion to the homeless, made millions with his promise to leave Hollywood and not return for 30 years.
QB Josh Freeman among Dolphins cuts, according to reports
Quarterback Josh Freeman apparently won't be continuing his NFL career with the Dolphins. Freeman, Tampa Bay's first-round draft pick in 2009, was cut Friday, according to Bleacher Report and NFL Network.
Lightning strikes woman's car along I-95, officials say
A lightning bolt appeared to have hit a vehicle Friday as a motorist traveled along Interstate 95 under stormy skies in Dania Beach, authorities said.
More runway neighbors sue, alleging 'extreme noise pollution'
Broward County was hit with its third lawsuit in a month - this one in federal court - by airport neighbors fed up with loud, low-flying aircraft headed to the new airport runway.
Boca man convicted of harassing phone calls and sentenced to 60 days in jail; acquitted on felony stalking charge
Once the jurors heard Ahmad Dastjerdi's vulgar voice mails, there was no doubt the Boca Raton man would be found guilty Friday of harassing telephone calls. Even his attorney agreed the 64 "disgusting and vile" messages was a misdemeanor offense.
Palm Beach schools hiring law firm to investigate bus problems
An outside law firm is being brought in to investigate busing issues that have plagued the Palm Beach County School District since the first day of school, Superintendent Robert Avossa announced Friday.
A look inside The World, the globe's largest private residential yacht
Anne McBride-Schreiber feels fortunate to be able to see the world from her front window.
Arby's CEO comes to Broward to meet police union officials after cop controversy
The CEO of Arby's flew to Broward County to meet with police officials Friday after a controversy over an alleged denial to serve a sergeant at one of the fast-food chain's restaurants.
Wellington gets bounce-back win at Royal Palm Beach
Wellington rode four Blake Dever touchdown passes to grab a 27-6 first-half lead and then held off Royal Palm Beach to seal a 27-21 win Friday night at Royal Palm Beach.
Broward and Palm Beach high school football scoreboard
It's week two of the high school football season with 38 games in Broward and Palm Beach this weekend.
Cucumbers linked to salmonella outbreak recalled
A California company is recalling its cucumbers after a salmonella outbreak that's sickened 285 people in 27 states and killed a San Diego woman.
Weston man, 23, killed in single-car crash
A 23-year-old man died hours after being in a single-car crash in Davie on Friday afternoon, authorities said.
26-year-old man gets four years in prison for FAMU hazing death
Each time the Pam and Robert Champion attend a sentencing for someone convicted in the 2011 hazing death of their son, they feel the punishment doesn't send a strong enough message that hazing cannot be tolerated.
Sweet deal: Students pair with store to make, market own candy
School is sweeter this year for students at Carver Middle School.
Broward judges face sanctions from state Supreme Court
The summer has been a challenging one for Broward judges accused of misconduct. One has already been removed from her job and is fighting to get it back. Another is fighting to keep her job after the state's highest court rejected a lighter penalty for misconduct. And a third is hoping the same...
Hollywood fire reveals illegal flammables; tenant arrested
Hollywood firefighters dousing an early morning house fire Friday discovered something that was intended to go up in smoke: More than a dozen pot plants.
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Felon's 50-year sentence for Delray shooting to be reduced
At 17, Michael Weill Levine fired an assault rifle on a Delray Beach street late one night, striking one unarmed man three times and sending two rounds through the walls of a house where children were sleeping.
County off-roading park plan stuck in neutral
Mud-churning, off-roading enthusiasts will have to wait until next year at the earliest for a new riding park in Palm Beach County.
Historic society funding preserved in Lauderdale budget
While city commissioners are trying to make history by not raising the city's property tax rate for the ninth consecutive year, the new position of a historic preservation officer became the only stumbling block in their initial approval of a new city budget.
Counting down to the end of 'Sabado Gigante' with Don Francisco
There are just three episodes left before the lights dim on the larger-than-life Spanish-language TV staple "Sábado Gigante." After 53 years on the air, the madcap variety show is ending its run on Sept. 19. And we tagged along with its zany ringleader Mario Kreutzberger - who is better known under...
Woman shot in leg in apparent road rage in Greenacres
Greenacres police are investigating what they say was a road-rage shooting in the city.
Firefighters hindered by 'excessive' items while dousing Coral Springs fire
Coral Springs firefighters fought a smoldering fire Friday that forced them to navigate around an "extremely large amount" of miscellaneous personal belongings in a condo, a fire official said.
50 companies from Brazil start U.S. operations from Pompano Beach
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The unemployment rate tumbled to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, complicating the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision whether to raise rates in two weeks.

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