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Lauderhill man gunned down in his driveway, cops say

8 hours 56 min ago

He was standing in the driveway of his home just before midnight when the shots were fired and now Lauderhill police are searching for the killer.

Officers were responding to reports of a shooting on Friday when they found Jaquan Bush with a gunshot wound lying in front of his home in the 1800...

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SAKE Awards honor scholar-athletes and volunteers in city of Lauderhill

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 14:20

It is always a cause of celebration for the city of Lauderhill when the SAKE (Sports Advancing Kids Education) Awards come around every year to honor scholar-athletes and volunteers. The 11th annual awards event took place at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center.

SAKE was initiated by former Lauderhill...

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Jackie Gleason's widow, Marilyn Taylor Gleason, dies in Fort Lauderdale

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 18:50

Marilyn Taylor Gleason – widow of The Great One and sister of “Jackie Gleason Show” choreographer June Taylor – died Tuesday night at 93 in Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale.

“She was a woman ahead of her time. She was comfortable in her own life,” said Craig Horwich, Marilyn’s son...

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Social justice group to focus on senior abuse in nursing homes

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 18:10

They work behind the scenes trying to fix what’s wrong in the community.

They are BOLD Justice, or Broward Organized Leaders Doing Justice, an interfaith organization comprised of 23 congregations throughout Broward County.

The group is hosting a free event April 8 expected to draw more than 1,200...

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Sunrise area events: March 27-April 6

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:15

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

Spring Break Kid’s Movie: ‘Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween,’ 1:30-3:30 p.m., March 27. Movie for all ages. Towne Centre Library, 6399 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill....

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Family Central's annual 5K to coincide with free health fair in April

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 16:35

Hundreds of people are expected to run, jog and walk in a 5K to raise money for children, families and childcare providers next month.

The Family Central 5K will take place at Broward College, Central Campus, Building 19, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie, FL 33314 at 8 a.m. Sunday, April 7. Registration...

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Sunrise area events: March 20-30

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:50

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

Resume Writing & Career Class: 12:30-2 p.m., March 20; weekly through June 12. Learn tips about online resume writing and cover letters. West Regional Library,...

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Mothers open Montessori-inspired center in Tamarac for children with special needs

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 17:30

Aden Burd, 16, likes science and building computers. He said he is no longer bullied for his interests since he began attending a new learning center. “I get to like what I like,” he said while eating Sun Chips.

Children enrolled at Evolve Learning Community may have autism, ADHD, depression, anxiety...

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Driver was going twice the speed limit in fatal DUI collision, cops say

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 09:20

Dominic Michael Pryce was only half responsible for a deadly collision in Lauderhill more than two years ago, according to traffic homicide investigators, but he is now facing several charges including DUI manslaughter because of it, court records show.

Natalie Pinto was driving north on Northwest...

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Caribbean Americas Soccer Association season underway to the delight of fans

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 14:25

All is well in the city of Lauderhill as the Caribbean Americas Soccer Association is underway with Super League and Master League games being played at the Lauderhill Sports Complex. The nonprofit organization is affiliated with the Florida State Soccer Association and the United States Soccer...

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Teen accused of sexually assaulting girl at knifepoint

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:40

A 17-year-old boy is being charged as an adult following a sexual assault on a teenage girl at knifepoint, Lauderhill police said.

According to the arrest report, Brandon Mathieu attacked the girl about 10 a.m. Feb. 11 while she was walking in the 1900 block of Northwest 56th Avenue on her way...

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She's in Texas, but men have been spending her money in South Florida

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:45

A woman in Texas doesn’t know how it happened, but her credit card company told her two men have been going on a shopping spree around Broward County using her account.

Now, the Broward Sheriff’s Office is hoping someone will recognize the men seen on surveillance videos.

Security cameras recorded...

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Bathroom fire leads to evacuation at Lauderhill school

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:00

Endeavor Elementary School in Lauderhill had to be evacuated after someone started a small fire Wednesday morning in one of the school restrooms, fire officials said.

School staff managed to quickly douse the flames with a fire extinguisher before they could spread, said Lauderhill Fire Rescue...

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Sunrise area events: March 13-23

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 10:45

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

Celebrate Women Authors at Local Authors Forum: 6:30-7:30 p.m., March 13. Lauderhill Central Park Library, 3810 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill. 954-357-7836. Free.

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Let Broward County residents choose transportation projects | Opinion

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 15:00

For some motorists inching west along State Road 84 during rush hour in the afternoons, a new game has developed. It's called "Count the Airplanes."

State Road 84 is just north of the incoming path for planes landing at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Late afternoon is landing...

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Sunrise area events: March 6-16

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 11:35

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

Resume Writing & Career Class: 12:30-2 p.m., March 6. Learn tips about online resume writing and formatting. Resume critiquing and cover letter tips. West Regional...

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Deadline approaching for South Florida-based military veterans to be honored by United Way

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 16:55

If you were ever deployed to another country as a member of the United States military and live in South Florida, you can be honored in a ceremony next month.

The United Way of Broward County is seeking South Florida-based military veterans that were deployed to other countries, regardless of era...

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Man killed in shooting at Club 54 in Lauderhill; 'Chaotic scene' as panicked patrons flee

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 12:30

A man was shot during a night out at a Lauderhill strip club around 2:30 a.m. Sunday and later died from his wounds.

Lauderhill police responding to 911 calls arrived to a chaotic scene, with patrons running from the club in a panic, said Lt. Michael Santiago.

Detectives are still tracking down...

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Sunrise area events: Feb. 27-March 2

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 08:30

This calendar includes events taking place in Sunrise, Plantation, Lauderhill, Tamarac and surrounding areas. Events subject to change.

Resume Writing & Career Class: 12:30-2 p.m., Feb. 27. Learn tips about online resume writing and formatting. Resume critiquing and cover letter tips. West Regional...

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Dozens of firefighters battle blaze in Tamarac warehouse

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 12:05

Flames lit up the sky above a warehouse in a Tamarac industrial park near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, Wednesday night.

The 3-alarm blaze happened about 8 p.m. in the 2800 block of Northwest 55th Court, said Tamarac Fire Rescue spokesman Van Schoen.

“It was a big warehouse filled with textiles,”...

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