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Young girl killed when a hole she dug in the sand collapsed on a Florida beach, authorities said

Feb. 20, 2024 21:56 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A young girl was buried in sand and died Tuesday when a deep hole she was digging with a little boy collapsed on them both at a south Florida beach, authorities said. Emergency crews responding around 3 p.m. to Lauderdale-by-the-Sea found the boy, who...

Charges dropped against Florida family accused of attacking gay man in relationship with adult son

Feb. 20, 2024 19:11 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — South Florida prosecutors dropped criminal charges on Tuesday against a couple and their adult son who had been accused of severely beating a man who had been in a relationship with the son. Yevhen Makarenko, his wife, Inna, and their son Oleh had each...

Attorney: Husband denies any involvement in disappearance of American woman in Spain

Feb. 20, 2024 18:02 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The husband of an American missing in Spain under suspicious circumstances played no part in her disappearance and disputes her family's contention that their impending divorce was “nasty,” his attorney said Tuesday. David Knezevich was in his...

Column: Golf has a fractured landscape. Not even the majors can put it back together

Feb. 20, 2024 17:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The grill room at a California municipal golf course had one TV showing LIV Golf in Las Vegas, another showing the PGA Tour in Phoenix. A half-dozen people shifted eyes watching both, the former with fewer commercials on a network known more for “Young Sheldon” reruns. ...

Element Solutions: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 16:58 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Element Solutions Inc (ESI) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $77.1 million. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based company said it had profit of 32 cents per share. The results matched Wall Street...

NeoGenomics: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 16:43 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — NeoGenomics Inc. (NEO) on Tuesday reported a loss of $14.3 million in its fourth quarter. The Fort Myers, Florida-based company said it had a loss of 11 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and stock option...

Amelia Island will host the Billie Jean King Cup matches between Ukraine and Romania

Feb. 20, 2024 10:15 AM EST

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Ukraine's Billie Jean King Cup matches against Romania next month will be held in Amelia Island, Florida, because of the ongoing war in Ukraine. The location for the qualifying matches on April 12-13 was announced Tuesday. Ukraine's team in...

DigitalBridge: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 07:53 AM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — DigitalBridge Group, Inc. (DBRG) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $115.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Boca Raton, Florida-based company said it had profit of 58 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and...

Pediatrix Medical Group: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 06:19 AM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc. (MD) on Tuesday reported a loss of $124.3 million in its fourth quarter. The Sunrise, Florida-based company said it had a loss of $1.50 per share. Earnings, adjusted for asset impairment costs and pretax...

Masonite: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 05:10 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Masonite International Corp. (DOOR) on Monday reported a loss of $10 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Tampa, Florida-based company said it had a loss of 46 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came...