Victim kills one in Lauderdale armed robbery and second robber faces murder charge, detectives say
11/28/20 08:38 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Litanis Alcira, 41, of Margate, is facing a felony murder charge for the shooting death of an alleged accomplice in an armed robbery in Lauderdale Lakes, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said.

‘Sherif
11/28/20 08:00 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Seventy-year-old Bill Norkunas stood at his door, gun in hand, waiting for sheriff's deputies to show up as an intruder bashed at his door. The deputies never arrived.

The danger of legal immunity for those who expose others to Covid-19 | Editorial
11/28/20 06:07 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
The Florida Legislature wants to protect nursing homes and other businesses from being sued over Covid-19 illnesses and deaths. Blanket immunity would not only hurt those who’ve been harmed, it could boomerang on businesses, too.

Fire captain was involved in drug conspiracy with man who killed him, police say
11/27/20 21:59 from Juice: National politics
A Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue captain who died in what was thought to be an accidental shooting was part of a drug sale conspiracy that lasted for nearly a year, investigators say.

Capitol newbies have a lot to learn and not much time | Steve Bousquet
11/27/20 13:51 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
New members of the Florida Legislature get to work, and Democrats have a tougher job.

South Florida 100: We gave thanks, now let’s give back with #GivingTuesday and #shoplocal
11/27/20 13:44 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Our panel of experts and influencers shares what they think the big news of the last week was, and what will be news in the week to come.

Get ready for a taste of winter — South Florida style
11/27/20 11:11 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Bust out those Ugg boots and pleather jackets: a strong cold front will deliver South Florida’s first frigid temperatures of the season early next week, according to the National Weather Service.

The Florida Democratic Party needs three major reforms | Opinion
11/27/20 10:02 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Two founders of the Miami-Dade Democratic Progressive Caucus argue the state party is too beholden to consultants, too top-down in leadership structure and its current leadership, too short-sighted.

Florida university tuition could increase for the first time since 2013, as state budget shortfall looms
11/27/20 09:36 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Florida universities could raise undergraduate tuition for the first time in years as state leaders look for ways to make up a projected $2.7 billion budget shortfall.

Wasserman Schultz making bid for one of the most powerful leadership jobs in Congress
11/27/20 08:00 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is nearing the end of an audacious, yearlong campaign to leapfrog the seniority system and land one of the most powerful jobs in Congress: chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee. If she succee...

Hurricanes and COVID: How South Florida’s weather personalities faced this year’s double threat
11/27/20 08:00 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Faced with the double threat of the busiest hurricane season in history and the COVID-19 pandemic, here's how South Florida's weather personalities like Lauren Olesky, Phil Ferro, Jacqui Jeras, Vivian Gonzalez and Betty Davis rose to the...

Late-season tropical disturbances should weaken over next few days
11/27/20 07:55 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Should a depression form, "2020 would be in sole possession of the record-high number of tropical depressions, surpassing 2005," according to AccuWeather.

Man shot by Hollywood officers in October bonds out of jail
11/26/20 19:19 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Roman Ivnitski, 41, was shot by Hollywood officers on Oct. 12 and faces charges that include aggravated assault on a law-enforcement officer.

4,000 more Disney theme park division employees are losing their jobs
11/26/20 14:44 from Juice: National politics
On the day before Thanksgiving, the Walt Disney Co. revealed 4,000 more layoffs are coming in its theme parks division, bringing the total number of announced layoffs to 32,000 across the company.

Man accused of pointing gun at motorist on I-95 in Hollywood
11/26/20 14:39 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Ryan Karl Bryan, 28, of Miramar, was arrested earlier this week on charges that included aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Man shot by Hollywood officers six weeks ago bonds out of jail on Thanksgiving
11/26/20 13:36 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Roman Ivnitski, 41, was shot by Hollywood officers on Oct. 12 and faces charges that include aggravated assault on a law-enforcement officer.

There could be two disturbances in the Atlantic by this weekend, forecasters say
11/26/20 13:15 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Should a depression form, "2020 would be in sole possession of the record-high number of tropical depressions, surpassing 2005," according to AccuWeather.

Fired nurse accused of video voyeurism while working at rehab clinic
11/26/20 12:44 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Davidson Rozier, 33, of Lauderhill, was arrested Tuesday on a video voyeurism charge.

Clearing up Delray Beach’s water issues | Opinion
11/26/20 09:41 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
"If we could all put politics aside, Delray Beach could be a leader when it comes to water-quality regulations and, in doing so, prioritize the health of its residents in the process," writes Palm Beach Soil and Water Conservation Distri...

How Biden can stop ‘truth decay’ and restore the public’s faith in facts | Opinion
11/26/20 09:07 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Much like our bridges and roads, America’s civic infrastructure — the practices and policies that enable a nation to solve its communal problems — has been allowed to crumble. This has allowed truth decay to set in. Reconstructing this i...

Giving thanks in hard times | Editorial
11/26/20 08:55 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
What we’re thankful for as 2020 winds down — friends, family, health, happiness and, hopefully, a boring, sleepy 2021.

What you’re thankful for | Letters to the editor
11/26/20 08:52 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Readers share what they're thankful for in celebration of the holiday.

NRA tax filing discloses Marion Hammer shouldn’t have been paid hundreds of thousands, report says
11/26/20 08:00 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
In tax filings, the National Rifle Association showed that the hundreds of thousands of dollars it paid to Marion Hammer, a powerful Florida gun lobbyist, were inappropriate.

NRA tax filing raise fresh questions about payments to powerhouse lobbyist Marion Hammer
11/26/20 08:00 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
In tax filings, the National Rifle Association showed that the hundreds of thousands of dollars it paid to Marion Hammer, a powerful Florida gun lobbyist, were inappropriate.

Shadow candidates deceive voters in Florida elections | Fred Grimm
11/26/20 06:07 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
In Florida Senate races, pseudo candidates with fake lefty platforms divert votes from Florida Democrats, writes Sun Sentinel columnist Fred Grimm.

Time for Republican leaders to speak out against subversion of election | Letters to the editor
11/25/20 20:55 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
The hesitation on the part of President Trump to carry out the transition to the incoming Biden administration has many readers fed up.

The transition continues ... and continues, and continues | Letters to the editor
11/25/20 19:32 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Readers express annoyance and dismay that the presidential transition has been so unsteady.

Woman, 21, arrested for DUI manslaughter one year after I-95 crash in Pompano Beach
11/25/20 19:26 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Armide Lisa Armand, 21, of Pembroke Pines, is facing charges that including DUI manslaughter following a crash that killed Ariond Noezile, 43, on I-95 in Pompano Beach a year earlier.

Six weeks after 5 Hollywood police officers shot him, armed man could bond out of jail for Thanksgiving
11/25/20 18:42 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Roman Ivnitski, 41, of Hallandale Beach, could be home for Thanksgiving after being shot by five Hollywood police officers six weeks ago, his lawyer said.

Disturbance in Atlantic could see favorable conditions for development as it moves over warmer water this week
11/25/20 18:21 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Should a depression form, "2020 would be in sole possession of the record-high number of tropical depressions, surpassing 2005," according to AccuWeather.

Poultry pardons: They’re not just for presidents | Opinion
11/25/20 17:32 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
In the near future, lab-grown meat will be giving turkeys everywhere a pardon, writes Paul Shapiro, author of "Clean Meat: How Growing Meat without Animals Will Revolutionize Dinner and the World."

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