A jury found West Palm Beach elementary school teacher Christopher Persaud guilty of trespassing on school grounds after warning, a misdemeanor charge. Persaud was arrested on Oct. 27, 2021, after he refused to leave Westward Elementary School when asked because he would not wear a mask. The Palm Beach County School District still required them at the time.
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For the first time in six years, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be screaming and thundering and barrel-rolling over Fort Lauderdale beach at this weekend’s Fort Lauderdale Air Show. But this time, the Thunderbirds are packing new – and possibly sneaky – maneuvers in the sky.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office acknowledged Tuesday it has a recruitment and retention crisis among its 911 call-takers that has left scores of emergency calls unanswered. County officials want the problem fixed, pronto.
Dana Shaw, a 61-year-old survivor of Acute Myeloid Leukemia, met the woman who saved his life with a blood stem cell transplant, 28-year-old Destinee Salomon, at a recent celebrity golf tournament at Boca West Country Club.
Carnival Corp., the world's biggest cruise line operator, has named a new CEO to replace long-time top executive Arnold Donald, who will step down August 1. His replacement will be Josh Weinstein, the current chief operating officer who has served at the company for 20 years in various executive capacities. Donald will become vice chair of Carnival and serve on the board of directors.
State Rep. Chip LaMarca won’t run for Congress, leaving his party without a top-tier candidate for an open seat being vacated by Democratic U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch. LaMarca says the atmosphere is different in Washington, D.C., since he first got involved in politics decades ago. He plans to run for re-election to his northeast Broward seat in the state House of Representatives.
A New York judge found former President Donald Trump in contempt of court for failing to adequately respond to a subpoena issued by the state's attorney general as part of a civil investigation into his business dealings.
The judge in the Parkland mass shooting trial reset the jury selection process, starting over again from scratch Monday. The defense team for confessed shooter Nikolas Cruz has vowed not to accept any jurors from the pools questioned before they have a chance to discuss the decision with the judge.
Roger Stone, the longtime adviser to former President Donald Trump, says he won't run against Gov. Ron DeSantis. Stone is still not happy that DeSantis won't rule out challenging Trump for the 2024 presidential nomination, but can't run because of provisions in Florida law. Online speculation increased in recent days about a Stone challenge to DeSantis. Stone says he's still thinking about challenging U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
Misbehaving critters partied until they dropped last week, landing on pizza cutting boards, bottles of alcohol – even dying in containers of pepper sauce – at five South Florida restaurants ordered shut by state inspectors last week.
Closing in on its 100-year anniversary, Delray Beach’s public golf course is in “desperate need for help" and needs more than $10 million in repairs. To fund the renovations, the city is willing to give up 6 acres of the course to a developer.
The judge in the Parkland mass shooting trial has screened more than 1,200 potential jurors to decide the fate of confessed gunman Nikolas Cruz, focusing on a single question — who has time to sit on a four-month trial without suffering some kind of hardship, financial or otherwise? The second phase of jury selection involves 73 more questions. That's where things will get interesting.
When a woman discovered that a man was filming her in a Lake Worth Beach, Florida, bathroom, she chased him and made him delete the pics, then got a photo of him, Deputies are trying to figure out who he is.
In a months-long investigation, the South Florida Sun Sentinel discovered thousands of unanswered 911 calls and talked to desperate callers who never connected with the help they needed. As alarm about the public safety crisis spreads, fire chiefs and city officials are scrambling. But nothing’s been done — and Broward County's 911 call centers remain dangerously understaffed.
Nearly a dozen prematurely dismissed jurors are supposed to return to court Monday to be screened for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting trial. There’s just one problem — it appears no one has officially told them to show up.
Restaurateur Anthony Bruno will shut down his Anthony's Runway 84 restaurant on May 12 in a $3 million transformation to turn the 40-year-old Italian eatery from an old-school dining room with airplane motifs into a sleek supper club.
Amid rising criticism against a proposed Miami stadium site for David Beckham's Inter Miami CF soccer club, Fort Lauderdale's DRK PNK Stadium looms as a long-term alternative. Thus far this year, attendance is averaging around 12,000 spectators in the stadium.
Darius Butler didn’t play high school football until his junior year at Coral Springs Charter School, yet it led to him becoming the first Division 1 college athlete from the school and then a career in the National Football League.
Grenades were discovered in a home in Pembroke Pines. The bomb squad from the Broward Sheriff’s Office arrived to assist, as police cleared people out of homes in the area of Northwest 202nd Avenue and Northwest Fifth Street.
Aden Perry, 17, and Venkata Krishnamurthy, 18, two South Florida high school teenagers, died earlier this week after Krishnamurthy drove into a lake in Sunrise and Perry tried to rescue him, reports say.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist says Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to be the “king of Florida,” and is acting like he already has that title by ruthlessly going after anyone who defies him. Crist praised Disney and said the Reedy Creek Improvement District — targeted by DeSantis — is good for the state. Appearing in Fort Lauderdale, Crist rolled out a large group of Broward campaign co-chairs.