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  1. Injured Bosa leaves Ohio State to prep for pro careerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NBC2 News

    Injured defensive end Nick Bosa has decided to leave school to focus on getting ready for the NFL draft in the spring, Ohio State said Tuesday. The junior All-American from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, already had four sacks this season when he suffered a core muscle injury on Sept.


  2. Doctors save woman's hand after shark attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | NBC2 News

    Maggie Ewing, 34, was spear fishing near Treasure Key Beach when she was bitten in the hand by a blacktip shark, causing significant damage to her index and middle fingers. Maggie Ewing, 34, was spear fishing near Treasure Key Beach when she was bitten in the hand by a blacktip shark, causing significant damage to her index and middle fingers.


  3. Florida teen charged for shooting over closed restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | NBC2 News

    A Florida teenager is facing attempted murder charges after police say he fired shots on employees when denied late-night fast food at a Checkers restaurant. The Broward Sheriff's Office said in a news release that 17-year-old Albert Humberto Ponce was arrested Thursday and charged as an adult.  The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that the shooting happened about 4 a.m. July 26 when Ponce and a woman drove up to the Checkers near Fort Lauderdale to order food.


  4. Crime: Florida man sentenced to 92 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A judge in Fort Lauderdale sentenced 23-year-old De Andre Smith Thursday after a jury found him guilty on eight federal charges in July. According to court records, Smith beat an IT technician with a firearm last December.


  5. Mom accused of leaving 4 kids alone while she went to board a plane to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A Fort Myers mother is in jail after police said she left four children under the age of 11 at her apartment while she planned to leave the country for Haiti. When they arrived, they found an 11-year-old girl who eventually told law enforcement that she was tasked with caring for her two brothers, both seven, and a six-year-old cousin.


  6. Customs agent fires at burglary suspect outside Florida homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer chased away a burglary suspect outside her South Florida home and shot back at him when he fired at her. Broward Sheriff's officials said in a news release that the incident happened early Thursday outside the agent's home in Cooper City, which is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale.


  7. Brother of school shooting suspect ready to start new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | NBC2 News

    The 18-year-old brother of a Florida school shooting suspect said he just wants to finish high school and "live my life" when he moves to Virginia to serve his probation for trespassing. Zachary Cruz spoke to the Palm Beach Post Sunday while preparing to drive to Staunton, Virginia.


  8. Coast Guard unloads 6 tons of seized cocaine in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | NBC2 News

    The Coast Guard has unloaded six tons of cocaine in Florida following several seizures of the drug at sea. Coast Guard officials said Thursday in a news release the drugs are worth an estimated $179 million.


  9. Pickup truck strikes Southwest plane at Baltimore airportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Passengers on board a Southwest Airlines flight from Florida say a pickup truck hit their plane on the runway at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. WJLA-TV reports that the airline hasn't released any comment on the early Monday morning crash, aside from responding to a tweet from passenger Michael Simon.


  10. Florida judge not allowed back to court after berating woman who diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A Florida judge who berated a woman in a wheelchair during her first appearance on a domestic violence charge has been told not to return to the courthouse, after the woman died. Judge Merrilee Ehrlich was seen in video of the April 15 court appearance yelling at Sandra Faye Twiggs.


  11. Florida lawyer gets prison for role in insurance fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A Florida man has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for his role in a $23 million auto insurance fraud case involving chiropractors' clinics. The SunSentinel reports 55-year-old Jason Dalley wept in a Fort Lauderdale courtroom Monday as a judge sentenced him to spend a year and nine months in prison and pay more than $1.8 million in restitution.


  12. Collier County facing major housing affordability issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | NBC2 News

    It's a problem that hasn't been resolved in years: people can't afford to live in Collier County, and commissioners can't agree on how to fix it. They repel off buildings to save you and run into burning homes, but they can't afford to live next to you: that's what many firefighters in Collier County are dealing with.


  13. Tornadoes spotted in Fort Lauderdale as severe storms swept through BrowardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Multiple tornado warnings were issued in Broward County after at least two tornadoes were spotted in Fort Lauderdale Tuesday afternoon. One confirmed tornado was located in Fort Lauderdale just after 3:30 p.m. moving east at 10 mph, according to the National Weather Service.


  14. Florida police arrest teen who stole car with baby insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Police have arrested a Florida teenager for robbing a car with a baby inside, then abandoning it along with the child on another road. Fort Lauderdale police said Thursday in a news release the baby's father had left the car running with a one-year-old girl inside when the 16-year-old suspect got in and drove away.


  15. Woman hit with baseball bat in Florida road rage attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A Florida woman says she suffered a broken nose when she was attacked by two sisters with a baseball bat during a road rage incident. Mikaela Barboza said she cut off another driver on Thursday near Fort Lauderdale.


  16. Man struck and killed on railroad tracks in West Palm BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Authorities say a man has been killed after standing on the tracks in the path of a high speed train in Florida. West Palm Beach police Sgt.


  17. Parkland students turned away from meeting Florida lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Some students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were turned away Wednesday from meetings with political representatives at the state Capitol. "Appointment only," the students were told at Senate President Joe Negron's office.


  18. Student who survived school shooting to lawmakers: 'Shame on you'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | NBC2 News

    In an emotional rally Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, politicians and Marjory Stoneman Douglas students called for a ban on weapons like the one used to kill 17 people at the Florida high school, and urged voters to kick out lawmakers who oppose the move or who take money from the National Rifle Association. "If all our government and President can do is send thoughts and prayers, then it's time for victims to be the change that we need to see," Gonzalez, who huddled in a classroom during Wednesday's shooting, said at the rally outside a federal courthouse.


  19. High speed train hits man on tracks in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Officials in Florida say a man who was hit and injured by a new high-speed train purposely laid down on the tracks just before being struck. A Brightline statement said that witnesses saw the man lie down on the tracks as the train approached Thursday night near Fort Lauderdale.


  20. Naked bank robber found not guilty by reason of insanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A federal judge says a Florida man who robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran down the street throwing stolen money is severely mentally ill and can't be held responsible for the crime. Chief U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore found 26-year-old Alexander Sperber not guilty by reason of insanity following a 25-minute trial on Wednesday. 4 comments

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