Accused dealer of fentanyl-laced cocaine in Spring Break overdoses faces life in prison after federal indictment
05/16/22 22:11 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A man accused of selling Spring Breakers, including West Point cadets, potentially lethal drugs has been indicted on federal charges, court records show.

Sentencing the Parkland killer | Day 11
05/16/22 18:48 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Here are updates from Day 11 in the sentencing trial of confessed Parkland shooter.

Broward schools shakeup would cut academic jobs and boost public relations
05/16/22 18:29 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A reorganization plan, which Superintendent Vickie Cartwright says would save $2.3 million, also overhauls the duties of administrators.

Man shot and killed after he climbs through window of Lauderhill home, exchanges gunfire with people inside
05/16/22 18:05 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Police say an intruder climbed through a window of a South Florida home where his estranged girlfriend lived, and then confronted her and a man inside, who shot and killed the intruder. All while four children of the intruder and his ex-...

Jury selection in trial of confessed Parkland school shooter enters second phase
05/16/22 17:15 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Jury selection in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting case entered the second of three phases Monday, with lawyers looking to weed out those whose views on the death penalty are too inflexible to be part of a fair trial for...

State will likely take over Disney World’s Reedy Creek, DeSantis says
05/16/22 16:25 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The state will likely assume control of Disney World’s Reedy Creek Improvement District, rather than local governments absorbing it, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday.

Home fraud ‘is out of control.’ Inside the crackdown that just led to two arrests
05/16/22 14:51 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The homeowners are dead. But their true heirs have been stiffed out of their rightful inheritance in an elaborate effort to steal entire houses in South Florida, investigators say.

Needless yearbook censorship fight reveals anguish to come | Editorial
05/16/22 14:30 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
The Seminole County School Board stood up for students, but this culture war sideshow was not necessary.

State will likely take over Disney World’s Reedy Creek, DeSantis says
05/16/22 14:10 from Juice: National politics
The state will likely assume control of Disney World’s Reedy Creek Improvement District, rather than local governments absorbing it, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday.

‘The thought never crossed my mind to call and tell my wife ‘bye.’’ Passenger who landed plane talks about his death-defying flight
05/16/22 13:21 from Juice: National politics
A Florida man with no flying experience who kept his cool while landing a small plane says the “hand of God" was with him after the pilot collapsed at the controls

Could Black voters’ frustration with DeSantis’ politics awaken a ‘sleeping giant?’
05/16/22 11:34 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
“The governor and the Republicans in the state of Florida have awakened a sleeping giant with Black people in the state." Inflamed by what they regard as repeated political assaults by Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican-controlled stat...

Give Floridians additional choices alongside ObamaCare | Opinion
05/16/22 11:27 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
The cost of health insurance is swiftly rising, and Floridians pay more than the national average. One way to rein in those costs, writes the director of health policy studies at the Cato Institute, is to allow insurers from U.S. territo...

Man shot and killed after he climbs through Lauderhill home’s window, exchanges gunfire with people inside
05/16/22 11:22 from Juice: National politics
Police say an intruder climbed through a window of a South Florida home, and then confronted two people who exchanged gunfire with him, killing him.

Broward Rep. LaMarca masquerades as moderate | Letters to the editor
05/16/22 10:00 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
A reader analyzes Rep. Chip LaMarca's voting record and sees a MAGA Republican, not the moderate he may appear to be.

How some students are protesting law dubbed ‘don’t say gay’ as graduation nears
05/16/22 06:26 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A gay Florida student who drew national attention for his activism is part of a trend of teens who experts say are engaging in civilized dissent as more restrictions in Florida kick in. They say they’re practicing American democracy, whi...

Could Black voters’ frustration with DeSantis’ politics awaken a ‘sleeping giant?’
05/16/22 06:22 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
“The governor and the Republicans in the state of Florida have awakened a sleeping giant with Black people in the state." Inflamed by what they regard as repeated political assaults by Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican-controlled stat...

Two cyclists killed after being hit on Miami’s Rickenbacker Causeway
05/15/22 19:48 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Two cyclists were killed Sunday afternoon after being struck on Miami, Florida's Rickenbacker Causeway, partially shutting down the only access to Key Biscayne.

Inflation is bad, but threat to democracy is worse | Letters to the editor
05/15/22 10:00 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
A son relates his elderly parents' advice about the 2022 election.

1 injured when food truck explodes at Florida seafood festival
05/15/22 09:32 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A food truck exploded during a seafood festival in Vero Beach on Saturday, sending one person to the hospital with severe burns, according to police.

National Hurricane Center begins daily grind of tropical outlooks
05/15/22 08:04 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The NHC began its daily tropical outlooks on Sunday, two weeks ahead of the official start of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1-Nov. 30.

Make arts and culture the focus of growth in downtown Fort Lauderdale | Opinion
05/15/22 08:00 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
The chair of the Board of Governors of the NSU Art Museum writes that, as growth in downtown Fort Lauderdale skyrockets, city planners should keep culture and arts in mind as they consider development.

Masks are unmasking what many people didn’t realize: They have hearing loss
05/15/22 07:00 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Precautions such as masks and social distancing have magnified hearing problems. If you cover another person's lips with a mask, "the ability to lipread has been taken away."

At least 10 dead, suspect arrested after ‘racially motivated’ mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket
05/14/22 19:39 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A gunman wearing military-style clothing and body armor opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing at least 10 people before being taken into custody Saturday afternoon.

A ‘blood moon’ total lunar eclipse will happen Sunday night. Here’s how to watch in South Florida
05/14/22 17:50 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A total lunar eclipse will create a blood moon Sunday night. South Floridians need only gaze upward towards the southeast skies.

Fiery plane crash on Miami’s Haulover Inlet Bridge leaves six injured
05/14/22 17:07 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The single-engine Cessna 172 with three people on board lost engine power before slamming into the bridge and hitting a vehicle with three people inside, Federal Administration Authority officials told NBC6 Miami.

Fiery plane crash on Miami’s Haulover Inlet Bridge leaves one dead and five injured
05/14/22 17:07 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The single-engine Cessna 172 with three people on board lost engine power before slamming into the bridge and hitting a vehicle with three people inside, Federal Administration Authority officials told NBC6 Miami.

At least eight dead after mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket
05/14/22 16:39 from Mayo on the Side / South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The supermarket is about 3 miles north of downtown Buffalo.

Railroad crossings need urgent upgrades | Letters to the editor
05/14/22 09:00 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Readers see an urgent need for safety improvements at South Florida rail crossings.

Florida leads the nation on resilience | Opinion
05/14/22 08:00 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
In the past two years alone, Florida state leaders have chosen to invest over $1.2 billion in flood resilience, head and shoulders above any other state, writes the Florida director of the American Flood Coalition.

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