Tag archive for ‘Broward County’
By The Dispatch On Monday, September 16th, 2019

Florida: Local transmission of dengue reported in Broward County, 5th case in the state

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Broward County, FL health officials recently confirmed a locally-acquired case of dengue in a Broward County resident. Broward County FloridaImage/David Benbennick This is the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

The Florida Democratic Party Ramps Up Field Team

The addition of 10 new field hires, brings the Florida Democratic Party’s engagement team to 19 organizers over a year until the general election The Florida Democratic Party is gearing up for 2020 with the announcement More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Florida recount ends: Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis win ‘again’ as Cuban voters supported the GOP, young voters failed to turnout

Florida Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott has defeated Democratic Senator Bill Nelson after a manual recount put Scott ahead by approximately 10,000 votes. Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded the Florida gubernatorial More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 9th, 2018

Fake News: Marco Rubio questions Broward County’s recount tactics, NY Mag writes hit piece about Democrats trying to steal the election

Does Marco Rubio want votes counted or not? photo/ donkeyhotey Florida Senator Marco Rubio is now the target of the fake news machine, with the NY Mag’s Intelligencer post “Marco Rubio: Democrats Are More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Florida man, Cesar Sayoc identified and arrested for pipe bombs sent to politicians, celebrities, media

The suspect arrested in connection with the pipe bombs and suspicious packages sent to prominent critics of President Trump has been identified as Cesar Sayoc, Jr. Cesar Sayoc Sayoc, 56, owns a white van covered More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, September 7th, 2018

Cincinnati shooting: Omar Enrique Santa Perez murders three, identified as Pruthviraj Kandepi, Luis Calderon, Richard Newcomer

An Ohio man who murdered three people  Thursday in a Cincinnati office building had an arrest history in several states, often looked “pissed off” at his neighbors and twice filed lawsuits claiming MSNBC was More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 26th, 2018

Jake Tapper targets Sheriff Scott Israel’s self-proclaimed ‘Amazing leadership’

Broward County, Fla. Sheriff Scott Israel repeatedly defended his and his department’s actions relating to the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during an extensive interview with CNN’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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What the headline should have been: 17 students killed in school shooting as police, armed officer wait to enter building

Now we have some of the facts and the Florida school shooting can be properly framed: a former student returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and slaughtered 17 students, injuring at least 15. The school’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 6th, 2017

Esteban Santiago identified as Ft Lauderdale shooter, 5 dead, 8 injured

New Jersey-born Iraq veteran Esteban Santiago has been identified as the gunman who killed five people and wounded eight others at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport today. Authorities had not released More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Hillary Clinton tells Florida voters to ‘reaffirm their values’ at polls

At a voter registration rally in Coral Springs, Florida, Hillary Clinton urged Americans to register to vote and go to the polls in November to reaffirm the values that make our country great. Hillary Clinton is More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Jill Halliburton Su murder case: Dayonte Resiles escaped Florida courtroom, armed and dangerous

A Florida murder suspect who escaped from a courtroom is believed to be armed as a manhunt spreads across Broward County. Identified as Dayonte Resiles, 21, escaped Friday from the Broward County Courthouse. He More...

By Robert On Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Broward County reports two additional Zika virus cases

Florida health officials announced Friday that two additional travel-associated Zika virus cases were reported in Broward County, bringing the county total to 15. Female Aedes aegypti mosquito Image/James Gathany Statewide, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Federal judge strikes down Florida’s gay marriage ban, it’s ‘obvious pretext for discrimination’

 A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with same-sex couples. “Lesbian” wedding mock-cake More...

By Robert On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Florida reports three imported Chikungunya cases

The Florida Department of Health reported today three imported cases of chikungunya virus, prompting health authorities to advise the public to be aware of the mosquito borne virus when traveling. A female Aedes More...

By Robert On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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Florida: Alejandra Tobon arrested for unlicensed practice of medicine in Pembroke Pines

A Pembroke Pines woman was arrested this week for performing medical procedures without a medical license, according to a Florida Department of Health news release Thursday. A  joint investigation by  The Florida More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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Holland America Cruise line employee, Ketut Pujayasa, rapes passenger, try to throw overboard

A Holland America Cruise line worker on the vessel, MS Nieuw Amsterdam, has confessed to raping, assaulting and attempting to throw overboard an unnamed female guest on Valentine’s Day, according to a Sun More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Florida: Broward County issues a health advisory due to increased shigella infections

Health officials at the Florida Department of Health in Broward County are advising parents, schools and daycare centers to take precautionary action to prevent the spread of Shigellosis due to reports of increasing More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Florida: Norovirus linked to illnesses at Manatee Bay Elementary in Weston

The illness that sickened some 300 students last week with symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea at a Weston, Florida elementary school, has been identified as norovirus, according to a WSVN-TV report yesterday. Manatee More...

By Robert On Monday, September 23rd, 2013

AHF sends info mailers to Broward residents, syphilis up 400 percent since 2000

Los Angeles-based, AIDS Healthcare Foundation(AHF), sent informational mailers about the dramatic increase of syphilis in Broward County during the past decade or so, to some 22,000 residents to encourage people More...

By Brian Attenberg On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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Edward Archbold eats roaches, wins a contest, then dies

A West Palm Beach man died Friday after participating in a Deerfield Beach roach eating contest, in which he was pronounced the winner. UPDATE: Medical examiner revealed cause of death  – read more here Edward More...



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