Cops look to put brakes on South Florida drag racers
10/21/17 12:50 from Juice: National politics
Authorities say they’ve seen hundreds of cases of drag racing in recent years across darkened stretches of roads in South Florida. But they say they’ve risen to the challenge to quell some of the illegal racing: — Pembroke Pines police, ...

Spain demands Catalonia elect new leaders weeks after region voted for independence
10/21/17 11:46 from Juice: National politics
In the latest escalation to a conflict that has galvanized Europe for weeks, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy vowed Saturday to sack Catalonia's leaders and to hold a fresh round of elections "within the next six months." Madrid's an...

Trump plans to release of JFK assassination documents despite concerns from agencies
10/21/17 10:29 from Juice: National politics
President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning that he planned to release the tens of thousands of never-before-seen documents left in the files related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination held by the National Archives and Re...

Google parent company turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico
10/21/17 08:34 from Juice: National politics
Google's parent Alphabet Inc.  said Friday  that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Two of the search giant's "Project Loo...

Frederica Wilson 2015 video shows John Kelly got it wrong
10/21/17 08:18 from Juice: National politics
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, criticizing Congresswoman Frederica Wilson of South Florida, misrepresented a 2015 speech she made at the opening of a new FBI building in Miramar, an exclusive South Florida Sun Sentinel video of h...

Post-Irma, Utility, Gas Companies Advance Hurricane Preparedness Efforts
10/21/17 06:00 from All Stories
By:  Allison Nielsen Date:  October 21, 2017 - 6:00pm Florida has come a long way since the busy 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons. With 24 named storms hitting the Sunshine State between the two years, power companies — and Flor...

Big Hands
10/21/17 01:48 from All Stories
By:  Glen McCoy Date:  October 21, 2017 - 2:00am

Georgia lawmaker, the wife of ex-HHS Secretary, asks about quarantining HIV patients
10/21/17 01:27 from Juice: National politics
A Georgia state lawmaker, who is married to former U.S. health and human services secretary Tom Price, has drawn criticism for suggesting that people with HIV be quarantined to stop the spread of the virus, recalling language used in an ...

Panthers lose to champion Penguins as Roberto Luongo leaves game injured
10/20/17 23:25 from Juice: National politics
In the third period of the Florida Panthers’ 4-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night, Roberto Luongo removed the blocker that shields his right hand to examine his fingers. At times, he held his hand straight out. Other times...

Deputy accused of burglarizing home of man who was dying at hospital
10/20/17 21:10 from Juice: National politics
It had been just 90 minutes after paramedics took a dying 85-year-old man from his West Boynton home to the hospital. With no one home, in came an intruder of the unusual kind: A sheriff’s deputy who knew exactly how to carry out a burgl...

Miramar's generosity to private business stirs outrage
10/20/17 20:55 from Juice: National politics
Miramar has been good to Roy A. Maynard. City commissioners gave the Hollywood businessman $150,000 in 2014 to make improvements to his shopping center on Miramar Parkway. Last month, they threw $350,000 more his way. The commission’s ge...

Teen who killed two men, then went shopping, gets 60 years
10/20/17 20:30 from Juice: National politics
A West Boynton teen who killed two men — shooting them each in the head and then going shopping at malls — was sentenced Friday to 60 years in prison. Anthony Clark, now 17, pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder in the dea...

Honored military veteran gets prison for robbing bank on his day off from U.S. Postal Service job
10/20/17 20:10 from Juice: National politics
Prosecutors say that George Murillo was not your average bank robber. Murillo was fired from his job as a U.S. Postal Service worker after he committed a dramatic bank robbery on his day off from work earlier this year. The Palm Beach Co...

Tiger trouble? Man accused of illegally buying Bengal cub for rapper Tyga
10/20/17 19:55 from Juice: National politics
The way the feds tell the story, when celebrity rapper Tyga wanted his very own tiger, he turned to a man known as “Nick the Wrangler” to illegally procure the big cat. The wrangler, whose legal name is Nicholas Lee Bishop, is now sittin...

Could hurricane food assistance have been handled over the phone? Some say yes.
10/20/17 19:15 from Juice: National politics
They lined up by the thousands and wilted for hours in the scorching South Florida sun in hopes of getting Hurricane Irma food assistance. Traffic snarled roads. People fainted in the heat. Tempers flared. Scuffles broke out. Police abru...

Weekly Roundup: Free Speech and Middle Fingers
10/20/17 18:53 from All Stories
By:  Dara Kam News Service of Florida Date:  October 20, 2017 - 6:45pm The anxiety leading up to white nationalist Richard Spencer's speech Thursday at the University of Florida nearly eclipsed the tension on campus, where the ...

Gun law ignored. Juveniles abused. Do you care? | Editorial
10/20/17 18:30 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Florida’s law is clear. Guns can’t be sold to people under long-term psychiatric treatment. Yet an investigation by The Sun Sentinel discovered the law is routinely flouted, ignored or carelessly administered. Also, Florida’s juvenile ju...

Gun law ignored. Juveniles abused. Do you care? | Editorial
10/20/17 18:30 from Juice: National politics
Florida’s law is clear. Guns can’t be sold to people under long-term psychiatric treatment. Yet an investigation by The Sun Sentinel discovered the law is routinely flouted, ignored or carelessly administered. Also, Florida’s juvenile ju...

Frederica Wilson 2015 video shows White House Chief of Staff John Kelly got it wrong
10/20/17 18:25 from Juice: National politics
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, criticizing Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, misrepresented a 2015 speech she made at the opening of a new FBI building, an exclusive South Florida Sun Sentinel video of her speech shows. Kel...

Hurricane Irma slowed South Florida real estate deals, but median prices rose, Realtors say
10/20/17 18:00 from Juice: National politics
The South Florida housing market got its first glimpse of what Hurricane Irma did to residential sales volume in September and the results can hardly be a surprise: closings for existing, single-family homes in the tri-county area fell b...

Dogs left bloodied by kennel grates at Broward's new pet shelter
10/20/17 17:50 from Juice: National politics
Kennel drain grates at Broward County’s new $16.5 million pet shelter have ripped off the nails of some dogs awaiting homes, leaving them bleeding and in pain. The dogs’ nails got stuck in the grates as they walked around their kennels. ...

Man shot and killed at Lauderhill gas station
10/20/17 17:40 from Juice: National politics
A 65-year-old man was shot dead and another was critically hurt Friday morning at a gas station in Lauderhill, police said. The shooting happened before 4 a.m. at a gas station at 3609 Broward Blvd., said Lauderhill Police Lt. Michael Sa...

Puerto Rico shelter pets now up for adoption at Humane Society in Dania
10/20/17 17:35 from Juice: National politics
Special cargo from Puerto Rico was flown into South Florida this week: 104 cats and canines. The pets, 25 cats and 79 dogs from the Save-A-Sato rescue group, are now awaiting adoption at the Humane Society of Broward County. It was the s...

Broward sheriff's deputy accused of using whip and collar during sex with girl
10/20/17 17:30 from Juice: National politics
A Broward Sheriff’s deputy is jailed, accused of having for two years a sexual relationship with a teenage girl. They had sex in Leon Campbell’s Lauderhill home, where he allegedly tied her up, used a whip on the girl and had her wear a ...

Frederica Wilson wants John Kelly to stop ‘trying to harm me and malign my character’
10/20/17 17:15 from Juice: National politics
On her fourth day at the center of a struggle with President Donald Trump and his chief of staff, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson said Friday she has no regrets about anything she’s done or said this week — and said she’s amazed at what’s...

Body washes ashore off Ocean Ridge
10/20/17 17:15 from Juice: National politics
Authorities are working to identify a body that washed ashore Friday morning in Ocean Ridge. The male body was found about 7:30 a.m. on the beach behind a residence in the 6000 block of Old Ocean Avenue, several blocks north of East Wool...

Teen who shot classmate guilty of 2012 murder
10/20/17 17:00 from Juice: National politics
A suburban Lantana man who shot a 16-year-old classmate five years ago after an argument over a bicycle was convicted of second-degree murder on Friday. Frank Quarles, 21, was 15 when he admittedly fired a shot from his dad’s revolver th...

Frederica Wilson is no 'empty barrel,' John Kelly | Editorial
10/20/17 16:45 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Ah, John Kelly. Did you really have to go there? Did you really have to use your gravitas as a retired general and father of a soldier killed in Afghanistan to defend President Trump’s tantrum about a phone call? We expected so much more...

Frederica Wilson is no 'empty barrel,' John Kelly | Editorial
10/20/17 16:45 from Juice: National politics
Ah, John Kelly. Did you really have to go there? Did you really have to use your gravitas as a retired general and father of a soldier killed in Afghanistan to defend President Trump’s tantrum about a phone call? We expected so much more...

Dear Doreen's Deals: Beating the system to stream live sports for free has serious risks; insurance may cover Hurricane Irma food losses
10/20/17 16:10 from Juice: National politics
Recent columns on how to cut the cable cord and tune in sports for free and how to save on K-Cups and coffee brewers have generated some terrific — and not so great — reader tips, and a few consumer questions. Keep ’em coming! Dear Doree...

State Department identifies two more victims of mysterious sonic attacks in Havana
10/20/17 15:26 from Naked Politics
@PatriciaMazzei @ngameztorres The U.S. State Department added two more victims to the list of diplomats who have suffered mysterious attacks in Havana. The number of Americans affected is now 24. “Based on continued assessments of U.S. g...

President Kennedy's nuclear bunker near Palm Beach to close temporarily as county takes over
10/20/17 15:25 from Juice: National politics
More than 50 years ago, when a previous president kept a winter home in Palm Beach, a top-secret bunker was constructed to protect the commander-in-chief from nuclear fallout. The John F. Kennedy bunker on Peanut Island, with its bunk be...

C'est magnifique: Miami Beach mayor to be awarded French Legion of Honor
10/20/17 15:20 from Naked Politics
@PatriciaMazzei President Emmanuel Macron has bestowed France's highest civilian honor to an unlikely subject: Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine. Pourquoi, one might ask? Because of Levine's "outstanding contribution to our French-American...

Banish Broward’s statue to the Everglades | Opinion
10/20/17 15:10 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Banishing a statue of Broward County’s racist namesake by removing it from the courthouse doesn’t go far enough. Gov. Napoleon Bonaparte Broward and his segregationist views deserve more of a symbolic exile than just wheeling his life-si...

Banish Broward’s statue to the Everglades | Opinion
10/20/17 15:10 from Juice: National politics
Banishing a statue of Broward County’s racist namesake by removing it from the courthouse doesn’t go far enough. Gov. Napoleon Bonaparte Broward and his segregationist views deserve more of a symbolic exile than just wheeling his life-si...

More school districts blame sexual abuse victims
10/20/17 14:50 from Juice: National politics
Despite denying it, Broward and Miami-Dade school districts both have blamed schoolchildren for their own sexual abuse. The Sun Sentinel this week uncovered lawsuits in which the districts claimed children — from ages 8 to 14 — were whol...

Roxanne Vargas becomes WTVJ's weekend morning anchor
10/20/17 14:40 from Juice: National politics
Roxanne Vargas has been named the new weekend morning anchor for WTVJ-Ch. 6, the Fort Lauderdale-Miami NBC affiliate. The Miami native, best known as host of the station’s midday entertainment show “6 in the Mix,” replaces Sharon Lawson,...

Frederica Wilson 2015 video shows John Kelly got it wrong
10/20/17 14:30 from Juice: National politics
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, criticizing Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, misrepresented a 2015 speech she made at the opening of a new FBI building, an exclusive South Florida Sun Sentinel video of her speech shows. Kel...

Frederica Wilson and her fancy hats: Five things you need to know about the congresswoman at war with Trump
10/20/17 14:00 from Juice: National politics
Previously known more for sequined style than anti-Trump tirades, U.S. Rep Frederica Wilson has taken the national spotlight after accusing the president of callously handling a phone call with a grieving military widow. But in South Flo...

Hyde: Dolphins and Hurricanes both suddenly contenders and offer big weekend ahead | Commentary
10/20/17 13:55 from Juice: National politics
The Hurricanes and Dolphins play back-to-back games at Hard Rock Stadium this weekend for the first time this season, but here’s what makes it the most interesting football Saturday and Sunday we’ve had in years: Both are in similar, on-...

Score one for Frederica Wilson
10/20/17 13:54 from Juice: National politics
CallGate has reached a fevered pitch as White House Chief of Staff John Kelly weighed in yesterday to not only defend President Donald Trump but lash out at U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Miami. Kelly not only defended Trump's statement t...

Deputies: Florida man had arsenal, aerial footage of schools, note promising 'bloody revenge'
10/20/17 13:30 from Juice: National politics
Sheriff's deputies conducting a child porn raid on a Florida home on Wednesday found an arsenal of guns and explosives and a homemade silencer, along with a note promising "bloody revenge." Investigators found the weapons — including an ...

Our protection hinges on enforcing gun laws; Question blind faith in Trump; Nuclear war does not #MAGA | Letters
10/20/17 13:17 from Juice: National politics

Small business tax cuts would be boon to Florida | Opinion
10/20/17 13:05 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
As Congress prepares to vote on a tax package, Floridians are hearing a lot of noise from Washington, D.C. While many praise the positive economic impact of tax cuts, others complain about “tax cuts for the rich.” It’s nothing more than ...

Video of Frederica Wilson’s 2015 speech shows John Kelly was wrong
10/20/17 12:54 from Naked Politics
@alextdaugherty @anitakumar01 @doug_hanks Rep. Frederica Wilson never said she secured $20 million from President Barack Obama to build an FBI building in Miramar in 2015 although Trump administration Chief of Staff John Kelly accused he...

Broward Sheriff's deputy charged with sex crime
10/20/17 12:25 from Juice: National politics
A Broward Sheriff’s deputy is jailed on allegations of sexual assault on a minor in Lauderhill. Leon Campbell, 37, is charged with promoting sexual activity of a minor and sexual assault on a victim 16 or 17 years old. The deputy was arr...

Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, but science may offer a solution.
10/20/17 12:25 from Juice: National politics
Centroamericano, a new variety of coffee plant, hasn't sparked the buzz of, say, Starbucks's latest novelty latte. But it may be the coolest thing in brewing: a tree that can withstand the effects of climate change. Climate change could ...

Minimum wage increase requires more study | Guest Editorial
10/20/17 11:35 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
People rarely say they don't want to make more money. And we Americans, being a generous lot, generally want others, especially those clumped on the lower rungs of the economic ladder, to pocket more dough. To give them a boost, many rec...

Hurricane Irma Led to Job Loss in Florida Despite Shrinking Unemployment Rate
10/20/17 11:13 from All Stories
By:  Kevin Derby Date:  October 20, 2017 - 11:30am On Friday, the state Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced that unemployment continued to drop in Florida last month even as the state reeled from the impact of Hu...

Rubio to Trump: Have U.S. vote 'no' on UN Cuba embargo resolution
10/20/17 10:41 from Naked Politics
@PatriciaMazzei Sen. Marco Rubio wants the Trump administration to once again oppose the annual symbolic vote at the United Nations to condemn the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba. The UN will probably hold the vote next month, the Florid...

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