A large alligator was captured in a neighborhood in southwest Miami-Dade Thursday.
Oreth Smith was arrested Tuesday following an investigation that also showed he falsified inmate head count records at the Broward County Jail.
A woman and two teens were arrested after students at a Coconut Creek middle school ate drug-laced gummies and one of them had to be hospitalized, police said.
A university spokesperson confirmed that a student was found dead at the Red Road Commons housing complex on SW 57th Avenue and 66th Street, however they would not release any information on that student until next of kin was notified.
Lawmakers heading the Senate intelligence committee focused squarely on Russia as they opened a hearing Thursday on attempts at undermining the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a deliberate campaign carefully constructed to undermine our election," Virginia Democratic Sen. Mark Warner said. Earlier Thursday, Putin again dismissed what he called "endless and groundless" accusations of Russian meddling in the U.S. election, describing them as part of the U.S. domestic political struggle. He also said he is ready to meet with President Donald Trump at an upcoming arctic summit.
One of the House Republican rebels, Kentucky Rep. Tom Massie, wasn't just "no" on the GOP health care bill to replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Massie was "hell no." That won over Mary Broecker, president of the Oldham County Republican Women's Club and a strong proponent of a full-blown repeal of the 2010 law. "When he came out against this bill, I thought, 'I trust him so this must be the right way,'" the 76-year-old retired teacher said of Massie this week as she sat at a coffee shop near her LaGrange home.