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Florida May No Longer Hold Back 3rd Graders Who Fail Test

Florida May No Longer Hold Back 3rd Graders Who Fail Test

Florida may stop holding back third-grade students who fare badly on the state's standardized tests. Read »

Mar 25, 2015

Miami-Dade Animal Services Adoptable Pets - March 25, 2015

Miami-Dade Animal Services Adoptable Pets for March 25, 2015. View »

Mar 25, 2015
Universal Orlando Tests Metal Detectors at Rides

Universal Orlando Tests Metal Detectors at Rides

Universal Orlando is testing the use of metal detectors at its high-speed rides to make sure passengers aren't... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Lawsuit Seeks End to Florida Tax Credit Scholarship

Lawsuit Seeks End to Florida Tax Credit Scholarship

Several groups, including the teachers unions, the Florida School Boards Association, and the Florida Congress of... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Teen Paddleboarder Who Went Missing in Miami Found

Teen Paddleboarder Who Went Missing in Miami Found

A 15-year-old paddleboarder who went missing in Miami Wednesday was found after a Coast Guard search, officials... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Man Shot Driver, Fled to Florida for Spring Break: Police

Man Shot Driver, Fled to Florida for Spring Break: Police

A South Carolina man fatally shot another man in the head, stole his car and then drove to Florida for spring break,... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Man Guilty of Murder in 2011 Miami Gardens Gas Station Killings

Man Guilty of Murder in 2011 Miami Gardens Gas Station Killings

A Miami-Dade man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of two people during a carjacking at... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Father Arrested in Son's Death Leaves Jail

Father Arrested in Son's Death Leaves Jail

The father of a Hollywood toddler whose body was discovered after he was reported missing exited the Broward County... Watch »

Mar 26, 2015
Youth Baseball Coach Arrested For Child Porn: BSO

Youth Baseball Coach Arrested For Child Porn: BSO

A Coral Springs man who coaches youth baseball for the city of Boca Raton was arrested and charged with various... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
MLB To Investigate Marlins' Cosart for Gambling: Report

MLB To Investigate Marlins' Cosart for Gambling: Report

Marlins starting pitcher Jarred Cosart will reportedly be investigated by MLB due to gambling accusations Read »

Mar 25, 2015
MDX Board Approves Toll Freeze

MDX Board Approves Toll Freeze

The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) announced a toll freeze Wednesday, meaning there will be non future toll... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Miami Beach Celebrates 100 Years With 100 New Citizens

Miami Beach Celebrates 100 Years With 100 New Citizens

Miami-Beach turns 100 on Thursday and as part of the centennial celebration, 100 people gathered Wednesday to become... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Funeral Held for Miami Firefighter

Funeral Held for Miami Firefighter

Funeral services began Wednesday for a popular City of Miami firefighter who was taken off life support Tuesday... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Man Held on $1M Bond in Gainesville Purse Snatching Case

Man Held on $1M Bond in Gainesville Purse Snatching Case

Bond has been set at $1 million for a 49-year-old man accused of snatching a purse in Gainesville, just the latest... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Crews Rescue Man Impaled on Fence in Ft. Lauderdale

Crews Rescue Man Impaled on Fence in Ft. Lauderdale

A man who was trying to scale the wrought-iron fenced parking lot around the Fort Lauderdale Police Department was... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
SW Florida Deputy Recovering After Stabbing

SW Florida Deputy Recovering After Stabbing

A 26-year-old woman is being held without bond on charges that she stabbed a Lee County Sheriff's deputy who... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Riders Get Stuck on Universal's Incredible Hulk Coaster

Riders Get Stuck on Universal's Incredible Hulk Coaster

Twelve riders had to be rescued from a popular roller coaster at Universal Studio's Islands of Adventure Tuesday... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Weather: Foggy, Warm Wednesday

Weather: Foggy, Warm Wednesday

Sunny and warm with highs around 86 today with a foggy start to the day. Erika Delgado says today's biggest threat... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Miami-Dade Ranked Fifth Healthiest County in Florida

Miami-Dade Ranked Fifth Healthiest County in Florida

According to newly released data from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Heat Beaten at Buzzer in Critical Game

Heat Beaten at Buzzer in Critical Game

The Heat fell to the Milwaukee Bucks after a buzzer-beating three-pointer on Tuesday Read »

Mar 24, 2015

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