| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:36 PM
South Florida veterans whose disability claims have been lingering for at least four months will be getting a special offer from the Department of Veterans Affairs: a free attorney.
The regional VA office in St. Petersburg is one of two claims centers...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Broward and Palm Beach counties rule the state rankings in Class 7A and 5A in boys basketball.
The latest Florida Association of Basketball Coaches-Source Hoops boys state polls were released Tuesday, and Broward and Palm boast four of the top six teams...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:45 PM
For the first time, the city of Riviera Beach will hold an auction of residential and commercial properties.
The event will be held Jan. 25 at 11 a.m. at the Newcomb Banquet Hall, 180 E. 13th St.
More than 50 single-family homes and lots, multi-family...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:29 PM
The musician described by prosecutors as the "most enthusiastic" hazing participant in a Florida A&M University drum major's beating death pleaded no contest to manslaughter Wednesday.
Jessie Baskin faces up to nine years in prison.
He gave no...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Being a chef in a hotel restaurant can be an impossible feat. How do you make dinner interesting to outsiders, while still pleasing hotel guests looking for eggs in the morning and sandwiches at lunch?
At McCoy's Oceanfront, that challenge falls to...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Coral Springs Police Chief Tony Pustizzi wants to slash the city's burglary rate, and he thinks a product new to South Florida will help: CopDots.
It's a pen-like applicator that residents can use to mark up to 50 valuables with a liquid that holds...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:06 PM
It's been no breeze launching new day-cruise casino trips out of the Port of Palm Beach.
Following two missed preliminary deadlines, the Island Breeze II isn't expected to set sail before the end of October at the earliest, and perhaps even later in the...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Two Bahamian citizens were stranded for eight days on their capsized boat in the Atlantic Ocean before they were rescued Saturday by the U.S. Coast Guard off the Florida coast, officials said.
The Coast Guard, which located the boat east of Riviera...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Representative Lois Frankel is an experienced public servant with a strong record of bringing jobs and opportunity to South Florida. After serving 14 years in the Florida state legislature, including as the first woman Democratic minority leader, Lois...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Early Friday afternoon, Riviera Beach police announced that a 12-year-old boy who went missing has been found.
Demajae Bryers was located at a friend's home, close to his own home, about 11:30 a.m., according to an email from Rose Anne Brown, spokes...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * The Sun Sentinel writes that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of South Florida house boat owner who has long been at odds with the city of...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The second phase of Election 2012 kicks off tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 27) with early voting opening across South Florida for eight straight days. The hours will be 7 a.m.-7 p.m. through Saturday Nov. 3. There will be NO early voting......