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The school shooting in Broward County Florida hit home for representatives of a Durham company that makes a device called the RhinoWare Door Barricade System. The device was developed in response to mass shootings inside buildings, especially schools. Just two weeks ago, Campus Safety ...

(CNN) Mark Bogen, the vice mayor of Florida's Broward County, said Friday that President Donald Trump's expected visit with the victims of the Parkland school shooting is "absolutely absurd." "Him coming here is absolutely absurd, and he's a hypocrite," Bogen said of the President in an interview Friday ...
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel and Broward County schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie listen as Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks during a press conference outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school Thursday morning, February 15, 2018, the day after former student Nikolas Cruz returned ...
The first funerals of victims of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting were planned for Friday, as the investigation continued into a massacre that claimed ... Detectives continued to investigate the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in this affluent community in northwest Broward County, as ...
It was one of the deadliest mass shootings to take place in Florida since the June 12, 2016 Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando that left 49 victims dead. ... Hours after a shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Broward County Wednesday afternoon, parents were waiting for their ...

the suspect in a deadly rampage at a Florida high school is a troubled teenager who posted disturbing material on social media before the shooting spree that killed at least 17 people, according to a law enforcement official and former schoolmates. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said the 19-year-old ...
A shooter killed at least 17 people and injured dozens more at a Florida high school Wednesday afternoon, in one of the worst mass shootings in Broward County, Florida law enforcement said. The alleged shooter, identified as Nicolas Cruz, was in custody after the killing spree at Marjory Stoneman ...
Nikolas Cruz appears in a police booking photo after being charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder following a Parkland school shooting, at Broward County Jail in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 15. Broward County Sheriff/Handout via Reuters. Ben Bennight, a 36-year-old Mississippi bail ...
Every high school in Broward County is staffed with school resource officers, Runcie said. When a reporter asked him if Wednesday's school shooting is the deadliest in Broward's history, he replied, "That's what it appears to be." Several hours after his jubilant teacher of the Year tweet, Runcie was back on ...
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said they were assisting the Broward County Sheriff's Office in relation to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman ... Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, who was also at the scene, said they will be paying for the funeral services for all of those killed in the shooting.
Seventeen fatalities have been confirmed by the Broward County Sheriff's Office following a school shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school on Wednesday. The shooter has been taken into custody by authorities. The gunman has been identified as Nikolas Cruz, a 19-year-old expelled former student of ...
The Parkland tower will be on unincorporated property on Loxahatchee Road, directly to the south of a similarly sized South Florida Water Management District tower in Palm Beach County on the north side of the Hillsboro Canal. Broward commissioners have approved using eminent domain to acquire the ...
DAVIE, Fla. - A 16-year-old Broward County girl has died after she was hit by an SUV last week on her way to school. Melani Rivera was a sophomore at Western high school. An SUV driven by 100-year-old Rosamond C. Preseau struck Melani about 6 am. Thursday as she walked to a bus stop in the ...
Three other children have died of the flu in Florida, according to the Health Department. None of the children had been vaccinated against the flu, and one had an underlying health condition, according to the Health Department. Broward and Palm Beach County school officials say they are monitoring the ...
... running out of substitute teachers and we were running out of bus drivers. It just made sense to be proactive." schools in Gulf County, home of Port St. Joe and near Apalachicola, are scheduled to reopen Monday. In South Florida, schools will be open in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
The sites are all conjecture, however, as the eight locations proposed to Amazon -- scattered throughout Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties -- are confidential under Florida law to protect negotiations for such competitive projects. South Florida has stiff competition from 18 other U.S. cities and ...

South Florida's unemployment continued to decline in 2017, ending at rates below 4 percent in Broward and Palm Beach counties. ... The December rate was 3.4 percent in Broward County, 3.6 percent in Palm Beach County and 4.5 percent in Miami-Dade County, according to data released Friday by ...
South Florida based rapper Kodak Black will remain behind bars after his latest arrests on multiple charges that include weapons and child neglect charges. The rapper, a Pompano Beach native whose real name is Dieuson Octave, faced a Broward County judge on those seven charges, two of which ...
South Florida leaders were ecstatic to learn Thursday that the Miami region made Amazon's Top 20 list for a second headquarters location. ... on a consistent basis," said Bob Swindell, president and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, which leads Broward County's economic development effort.
Broward County public schools applied during both rounds but did not win. The district was seeking more than $3.4 million for Dillard Elementary School, Larkdale Elementary School and Northside Elementary School. Wednesday's winners included schools in the following counties: Brevard, Duval, ...
Coastal residents in Broward and southern Palm Beach counties may have thought there was an invasion going on Monday night as military ... Military Blackhawk helicopters were seen over the Imperial Point area of Fort Lauderdale and taking off and landing at the Broward County Courthouse downtown.
A crash on Interstate 95 in Broward County caused massive traffic delays for those hitting the road Monday morning - with backups for miles and lasting for over five hours. The crash involving a truck in the northbound lanes just after Cypress Creek Road had three left lanes closed and traffic backed up past ...
Recklessly driving on South Florida's streets, ATV and dirt bike riders endangered motorists and continued a Martin Luther King Jr. holiday tradition that police have tried to discourage. police in Broward and Miami-Dade counties made more than 35 arrests and seized or towed more than 80 vehicles in an ...
As South Florida and the rest of the country celebrates the birthday of civil rights leader and icon Martin Luther King Jr., business and government closures will give some people the day off on Monday. All federal, state, county and municipal offices will be closed in observance of the holiday, along with ...
TAMARAC, Fla. - A 22-year-old man trying to steal from cars in Tamarac was shot and killed early Saturday morning after a homeowner confronted him, authorities said. Keyla Concepcion, a spokeswoman for the Broward County Sheriff's Office, said Frank Johnston, 64, was walking his dog around 5 a.m. ...
Temperatures in South Florida east of Interstate 95 are expected to dip into the 50s overnight Saturday, prompting Broward County to declare a cold-weather ... In western parts of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, temps are expected to reach the mid- to upper-40s, but will feel slightly colder.
South Florida's budding business of medical marijuana keeps losing potential real estate, city by city, even though voters overwhelmingly indicated they are in favor of allowing it. As the number of cities banning them has grown in recent weeks, Broward County government is the latest considering whether ...
The parks that offer camping are C.B. Smith, Easterlin in Oakland Park, Markham in Sunrise, Quiet Waters in Deerfield Beach and T.Y. in Hollywood. "It's a steady climb," said Cyndy Baker, spokeswoman for Broward County's parks. Miami-Dade County is experiencing the same boost in its three parks that ...
Weeks after a stranger walked away with a woman's two beloved puppies following a deadly crash in Osceola County, the dogs mysteriously turned up nearly 200 miles away at a Broward County animal shelter. Now, authorities are trying to figure out who took the puppies and what their intentions were.
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. - The big chill making its way across the southeast didn't spare South Florida. Temperatures dipped into the 40s in Broward and Miami-Dade counties Thursday morning, while temperatures in the Florida Keys dipped into the 50s.
... Beach and Broward counties, according to the National Weather Service in Miami. The Arctic blast that has gripped the northern United States is scheduled to arrive in South Florida beginning Wednesday and a chance of frost comes Thursday or Friday, said weather service meteorologist Steven Ippoliti.
police and rescue crews spent the early hours of New Year's Day dealing with a deadly crash along the Florida's Turnpike in Broward County. Officers responded to the scene in the southbound lanes near Atlantic Boulevard around 6:45 a.m., blocking the two left lanes while removing a car that had gone ...
Miami-Dade & Broward Transit: Weekend schedule on Friday. Miami-Dade garbage and recycling collection: Normal schedule. All disposal facilities, including Trash and Recycling Centers, are open. Broward garbage and recycling collection: Normal schedule for Broward Municipal Services District.
LAUDERHILL, Fla. - A 26-year-old man was shot and killed at a New Year's Eve party in Lauderhill, police said. Lt. Michael Santiago, a spokesman for the Lauderhill police Department, said officers responding to report of a shooting found Paul Nelson suffering from several gunshot wounds just before 11 ...
The parents of the first baby born in Broward County spoke out about their joy. NBC 6's Erika Glover reports. (Published 9 minutes ago). Big Orange barely rang in the new year in downtown Miami before the first South Florida babies of 2018 were being born. Baby Brendan Jorge was born at 12:05 a.m. at ...
Florida highway patrol officials said that the truck driver, Eduardo Hernandez, lost control of his truck as he drove south on U.S. 27 and ended up veering off the road and turning over. ... #BSFR is on the scene of an accident with a tanker truck leaking fuel on US27 and I75 in western Broward County.
A scheme run out of Broward County's tax office defrauded property owners of millions of dollars -- a much larger amount than first uncovered, authorities say. The crimes involved forged documents, including some supposedly signed by people who were already dead, Broward sheriff's detectives said.
Broward Sheriff's deputy accused of aiding heroin and cocaine trafficking ring .... "Everyone who wears our uniform swore to serve and protect the residents of Broward County, not abuse their power for a self-serving purpose," ... The Office prosecutes crimes that involve multiple judicial circuits in Florida.
On Monday, overnight temperatures led Broward County to declare a "cold weather emergency." A series of shelters were to remain open until 9 a.m. Tuesday, county officials said. People who need information about the shelters may call the Broward County homeless Hotline at 954-563-4357.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - With temperatures expected to drop this weekend, Broward County has declared a Cold weather Emergency for Saturday and Sunday. The National Weather Service is forecasting temperatures to hit the mid-40's in Broward metro areas when including wind chill.
Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw has refused to use the marijuana citation program approved by the county commission there and Fort Lauderdale opted out of the Broward County marijuana citation program. Broward Sheriff Scott Israel is all for the expanded adult program, which also has the ...
Totals for Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties are still being compiled, said Beth Mongiovi, an assistant research scientist with the Florida fish and Wildlife conservation Commission. One driver for Broward County's numbers is an increase in green turtle nesting, which is nearly twice its historic average.
Lieff Cabraser does not have a Florida office, while Robbins Geller is a national firm with a Boca Raton location. The other three firms all have Fort Lauderdale offices. "What we brought to the table were extensive local contacts, deep roots in Broward County, deep connections to county agencies and to the ...
Medical marijuana dispensaries will be allowed in unincorporated Broward County, despite objections from the people who live there. Residents of the county's unincorporated communities -- which are poor, predominantly black and have high crime rates -- have watched many cities ban the dispensaries ...
Broward County, FLa. - The helicopters flying over Broward County in recent days are part of a routine military training exercise, officials said. "The purpose of the exercise is to provide the Department of Defense with realistic urban sites for preparedness training," said Veda Coleman-Wright, ...
HRC praised the Broward County Board of Commissioners for passing a measure yesterday to protect LGBTQ youth from so-called "conversion therapy. ... of Municipalities have enacted similar protections, including cities and counties in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington, Florida, New York and Arizona.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - The Broward Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to ban licensed mental health professionals from practicing gay conversion therapy on minors in the county. Broward County joins Palm Beach County and 15 other Florida municipalities -- including Wilton Manors and ...
Some deep-pocketed homebuyers have landed in Broward County this year, as five homes sold for more than $10 million. Three of those mega mansions were in east Fort Lauderdale, where neighborhoods such as Las Olas Isles offer access to the Intercoastal Waterway and docks for a yacht-lover's ...
A parent in Florida is citing profanity and violence in trying to get the local ... Broward County Superintendent Robert Runcie, who is president of ...


 

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