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  1. Broward County Election Chief Resigns Amid Florida's Fraught Recount EffortRead the original story

    Monday Nov 19 | Yahoo!

    Brenda Snipes, the supervisor of elections for Broward County, Florida, reportedly submitted her resignation on Sunday after a tumultuous two-week recount effort following this month's midterms. Snipes, 75, has overseen the region's elections since she was appointed by former Gov. Jeb Bush in 2003.


  2. Dad in desperate need of kidney saved by daughter's teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Yahoo!

    A dad in desperate need of a kidney has been saved by two teachers at his daughter's school, sparking a donor chain that saved eight more lives. Dad-of-two Neil Emmott was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease , which causes cysts to grow on the kidneys, in 2001, and watched in agony over the next 15 years as the vital organs began to fail before his eyes.


  3. Florida family desperate 'to get their life back' as six-foot...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Yahoo!

    A family in Florida with a six-foot long uninvited lizard as their guest, has said they are scared to enter their own backyard for fear of encountering the massive reptile, after wildlife officials were unsuccessful in efforts to capture it. Maria Lieberman told local news stations she first encountered the 100-pound lizard just as she was about to take her 2-year-old son in the family's pool, in the backyard of their home in Davie, ten miles west of Fort Lauderdale.


  4. Scientists seek new ways to combat Florida's growing 'red tide'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Scientists in Florida are on the cusp of developing promising methods to control toxic algae blooms like the "red tide" that has been killing marine life along a 150-mile stretch of the Gulf Coast, the head of a leading marine lab said on Wednesday. Michael Crosby, president and chief executive of the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, welcomed a red tide emergency order issued this week by Governor Rick Scott, designating more state money for research, cleanup and wildlife rescues.


  5. Five dead, including gunman, in Texas nursing home shooting: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Five people were shot dead, including the suspected gunman, in a Friday night attack at a Texas nursing home and the home of one of the people slain, city officials said. Police in Robstown, Texas, outside Corpus Christi, responded to reports of an active shooter at a nursing home about 7 p.m. local time , where they found two men and a woman dead, said Herman Rodriguez, city secretary, in a video interview with the Caller Times of Corpus Christi.


  6. Third arrest made in killing of rapper XXXTentacion: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Yahoo!

    The third of four men indicted last week in the killing of up-and-coming rapper XXXTentacion was arrested in Georgia on Wednesday, officials said. Robert Allen, 22, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was being held on Thursday in southern Georgia awaiting transfer to Broward County, Florida, where the 20-year-old "Sad" rapper was killed in an apparent robbery in broad daylight, the Broward sheriff's office said.


  7. Dad Of Brother And Sister Parkland Survivors Fatally Shot In RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | Yahoo!

    A Florida family has been devastated again by gun violence. The father of two sibling survivors of the Parkland school attack was fatally shot during a robbery at his Fort Lauderdale convenience store. 1 comment

  8. XXXTentacion: Suspected Gunman Arrested in Murder of Rapper in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Michael Boatwright, 22, who was already in custody in an unrelated drug case, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, The Broward County Sheriff's Office said. Michael Boatwright, 22, who was already in custody in an unrelated drug case, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, the Broward County Sheriff's Office said.


  9. Newlywed Husband Killed and Wife Injured as They Collide in Freak Zip Line Accident During HoneymoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Egael Tishman, 24, and his wife, Shif Fanken, 27, were on a cruise that had set sail from their native Israel just one day after they were married. A newlywed husband has been killed and his new wife seriously injured after the pair collided on a zip line during their honeymoon trip to Honduras.


  10. Mari and Naomi Osaka Could Be the Next Venus and Serena WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Yahoo Sports

    The Osaka sisters-Naomi and Mari-are two tennis sisters to watch. Like Venus and Serena Williams before them, Naomi Osaka and Mari Osaka have been playing tennis since childhood, and Naomi has made it all the way to the tournaments at Wimbledon 2018 .


  11. Judge to review school shooting suspect's 12-hour interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Special Assistant Public Defender David Frankel, left, talks with his client school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz, center, sits in the Broward County courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Friday, June 8, 2018. Cruz's attorneys are arguing against the release of his full confession.


  12. Woman missing after Florida alligator attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Lauderdale lake on Friday. Officials found a human arm inside the alligator and believe she did not survive the attack.


  13. Two dead, 43 injured in New Jersey school bus torn apart in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Yahoo!

    A student and a teacher were killed and 43 others injured when a school bus with preteens on a field trip collided with a dump truck on a New Jersey highway on Thursday, ripping the bus apart and leaving students dangling by seat belts, officials said. The crash occurred about 10:20 a.m. in Mount Olive Township in northern New Jersey's Morris County, Governor Phil Murphy told a news conference.


  14. Brother of Florida school shooting suspect going to VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Zachary Cruz is hugged by Mike Donovan, CEO of Nexus Services, Inc., after a judge granted Cruz the ability to move to Virginia to serve his probation for trespassing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and to participate in the Nexus program during a hearing at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Friday, May 11, 2018. Nexus Services helps people adjust after prison or treatment.


  15. U.S. probes collision of Southwest plane, truck at Baltimore airportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Yahoo!

    The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday was investigating a collision between a Southwest Airlines Co aircraft and a truck at Baltimore-Washington International Airport as the airline faced scrutiny over a midair engine explosion last month that killed a passenger. The FAA said it is investigating after Southwest Airlines jet and a truck collided as the Boeing 737 pulled into a gate at about midnight.


  16. Judge moving along Florida school shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz, looks up while in court for a hearing in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Friday, April 27, 2018. The hearing is expected to deal with several procedural issues possibly including setting an initial trial date.


  17. Judge Merrilee Ehrlich punished for berating ailing inmate who later diedCBS NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Yahoo!

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A Broward judge is facing criticism after a video captured her angry exchange with a frail inmate in a wheelchair who died a few days later.


  18. Kentucky governor apologizes for saying teacher strike led to sexual assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin apologized on Sunday for saying last week that a teacher walkout that shut schools in many of the state's districts led to children being sexually assaulted. In an interview with a WDRB-TV television reporter on Friday, the Republican governor said he could guarantee that somewhere in Kentucky a child was sexually assaulted after being left home with no supervision because of the walkout.


  19. Florida school shooter wants to donate inheritance to survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz wants to donate his inheritance -- which could run to hundreds of thousands of dollars or more -- to the bereaved families and survivors of his attack, his lawyers said Wednesday. Cruz walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the south Florida city of Parkland on February 14 and opened fire at students and staff with an AR-15-style semi-automatic weapon.


  20. Lawyer: Florida school shooting suspect needs public defenseAssociated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Yahoo!

    In this March 14, 2018, file photo, Nikolas Cruz is led into the courtroom before being arraigned at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Cruz has been represented at taxpayer expense by the Broward County Public Defender since the Feb. 14 shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.


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