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Brag About Your School: BioTECH at Richmond Heights High

Brag About Your School: BioTECH at Richmond Heights High

There are so many magnet programs in South Florida’s public schools, students can find something for almost any academic interest. Performing arts, health sciences, legal studies, cyber security, you name it,...

5 hours ago

Virtual Kidnapping: What It is and How to Not Fall for It

Virtual Kidnapping: What It is and How to Not Fall for It

Although the virtual kidnapping scam is nothing new, law enforcement agencies say it's on the rise.

3 hours ago

PolitiFact: Trump Says Some DACA Recipients are ‘Very Tough, Hardened Criminals’

PolitiFact: Trump Says Some DACA Recipients are ‘Very Tough, Hardened Criminals’

Hours before the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the Trump administration lawfully decided to wind down Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, President Donald Trump claimed that some immigrants...

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 02:13 PM EST

Florida Man Punched Umpire Over Disputed Little League Call

Florida Man Punched Umpire Over Disputed Little League Call

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release Monday that 22-year-old Alberto Escartin Ramos was arrested on a charge of felony battery of a sports official.

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 01:19 PM EST

100+ Arrested in Trafficking, Sex Trade Sting in FL County

100+ Arrested in Trafficking, Sex Trade Sting in FL County

“Operation Trade Secrets” concentrated on websites and forums known for soliciting sex, along with strip clubs, massage parlors and motels.

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 12:31 PM EST

Florida Elections Official Fired After Shoving Match With Deputies

Florida Elections Official Fired After Shoving Match With Deputies

Authorities say a manager of information technology at a Florida elections office has been fired after shoving detectives who attempted to grab his cellphone during a child pornography investigation.

4 hours ago

Passenger Dies on Carnival Cruise Line Ship Near Miami

Passenger Dies on Carnival Cruise Line Ship Near Miami

Carnival Cruise Line has confirmed that a passenger died on their Carnival Horizon ship as it was returning to Miami Friday evening.

6 hours ago

Waterlogged Bag Full of Cocaine Washes Up on Florida Beach

Waterlogged Bag Full of Cocaine Washes Up on Florida Beach

Sheriff’s deputies seized a duffel bag filled with cocaine that washed up on a northeast Florida beach.

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 09:12 AM EST

South Fla. City Wants Thousands for Pres. Trump's Security

South Fla. City Wants Thousands for Pres. Trump's Security

City commissioners in West Palm Beach are expected to vote on submitting a proposal asking for close to $58,000 from the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA for overtime payments.

6 hours ago

1 Dead, Teen Shot in Head in NW Miami-Dade Triple Shooting

1 Dead, Teen Shot in Head in NW Miami-Dade Triple Shooting

Officers arrived at the scene near the 700 block of Northwest 116th Street, where Miami-Dade Police say three men on foot approached the home and opened fire before the family inside began shooting back.

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