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Man charged with stealing and selling car of elderly couple who were fatally shot in South Florida

Jul. 05, 2024 16:46 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A man has been arrested and charged with stealing and later selling the car of an elderly South Florida couple who were fatally shot in March, authorities said. Maurice Newson, 30, of Davie, was arrested in May on a warrant for charges of grand theft...

National Beverage: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 26, 2024 18:24 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — National Beverage Corp. (FIZZ) on Wednesday reported net income of $43.7 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based company said it had net income of 47 cents. ...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Jun. 19, 2024 12:47 PM EDT

Orlando Sentinel. June 14, 2024. Editorial: Supreme Court rejects truth and justice by upholding the suspension of Monique Worrell The Florida Supreme Court set a terrifying precedent last week w hen upholding the suspension of State Attorney Monique Worrell. Six of...

Worst rainfall that triggered floods in Florida is over as affected residents clean up

Jun. 14, 2024 20:04 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Although more rain could trigger additional isolated Florida flooding on Friday, forecasters say the strong, persistent storms that dumped up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) in southern parts of the state appear to have passed. Some neighborhood streets...

Florida's 2024 hurricane season arrives with a rainy deluge

Jun. 13, 2024 05:27 AM EDT

Dangerous flooding from a tropical disturbance inundated much of southern Florida on Wednesday, blocking roads, floating vehicles and delaying the Florida Panthers on their way to Stanley Cup games in Canada against the Edmonton Oilers. The disorganized storm system was pushing...

Panthers set team attendance record, fueled by another deep Stanley Cup playoff run

May. 31, 2024 13:24 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The on-ice success story for the Florida Panthers is easy to see: They’re one win away from a second consecutive trip to the Stanley Cup Final. The off-ice success isn’t hard to figure out, either. With a 26th sellout of the season expected...

Rapper Sean Kingston and his mother stole more than $1 million through fraud, authorities say

May. 24, 2024 16:31 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Rapper and singer Sean Kingston and his mother committed more than a million dollars in fraud in recent months, stealing money, jewelry, a Cadillac Escalade and furniture, documents released Friday allege. Kingston, 34, and his 61-year-old mother,...

Northern Lights Gallery

May. 11, 2024 14:12 PM EDT

A powerful solar storm put on an amazing skyward light show across the globe overnight, with sightings of the Northern Lights as far south as Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Brilliant purple, green, yellow and pink hues were reported worldwide, with sightings in Germany, Switzerland, China, England,...

Federal judge orders Florida man held without bond in his estranged wife's disappearance in Spain

May. 10, 2024 18:11 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge ordered the Florida man charged with his estranged wife's disappearance in Spain held without bond on Friday, rejecting his lawyer's argument that the prosecution case is entirely circumstantial and shouldn't be tried in the United States. Magistrate...

FBI lays out detailed case against Florida man accused in wife's disappearance in Spain

May. 07, 2024 11:04 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The FBI has laid out a detailed case showing why agents believe a Florida man is behind his estranged wife's disappearance from her apartment in Spain but gave no indication about what they think happened to her. Court documents released late Monday...