| May 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When the phone rang, the beating in the Lawndale motel stopped.
Howard Bloomgarden, a 26-year-old college grad and self-styled mobster, was calling from Miami. He was checking on a cross-country manhunt that was reaching its climax on this night in 1994...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:20 PM
AccuWeather.com has joined two forecast teams calling for a relatively slow hurricane season. It predicts 10 named storms, including five hurricanes, two intense.
In April, Phil Klotzbach and William Gray of Colorado State University and Tropical...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Expect a pleasant week with lots of sun, comfortable temperatures and little chance of rain.
South Florida's Monday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s. Tuesday should be a degree or two warmer....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Fantasy of Flight, an aviation-themed attraction in Polk County, will close to the public April 6 and will concentrate on its private-event business, owner Kermit Weeks told employees on Tuesday.
The attraction did not give a reason for the change,...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Florida has been clobbered by hurricanes more often in even years than odd; not such great news since this is 2014.
The state also has a tendency to be hit after long periods of tropical peace, and our last strike was eight years ago.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:04 AM
It should be a breezy warm Veterans Day with a mix of sun and clouds and some isolated showers.
By Wednesday night and Thursday morning, temperatures should dip into the mid 60s - the low 60s in far western areas, notably in Palm Beach County - courtesy...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:56 AM
With an arctic cold front on the way, we should start feeling some cooler air by tonight and a cooler day on Wednesday.
South Florida's Tuesday forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with afternoon highs in the low 80s and evening lows in the upper 60s....
| Aug 22, 2012
| 4:37 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — What is it about Republican conventions and big storms? They are often on a collision course. The latest threat comes from Tropical Storm Isaac, which is churning through the Caribbean and could...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The first thing I thought when the Republicans announced their 2012 Republican National Convention would be held in Tampa during the last week of August: Hmmm, the heart of hurricane season. Well, wouldn't you know it, here we are, six......
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:26 PM
There are two kinds of people in South Florida: Those who were here for Hurricane Andrew, and those who weren't. If you're among those who were here at the time, like me, you'll probably find it hard to believe that......
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Bob Swindell was named President and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance in November 2009.
He joined the Alliance as the Senior Vice President, Business Development in 2003. Bob and his team assist local, national, and international companies...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:20 AM
I took a trip down memory lane for my Sunday print column today, marking 24 years since I first moved to South Florida and started working for the Sun Sentinel back in June 1989. (Actually back then, it was technically still the Fort Lauderdale News &...