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  1. Toddler found in pool is taken off life supportRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Miami Herald

    Authorities say a toddler who was pulled from a backyard swimming pool at a Florida home has been taken off life support. Port St. Lucie police say the boy's father was housesitting at his grandparent's home Saturday morning when Lukas escaped through a pet door.


  2. Photo Gallery: Red Tide closes beaches along Floridaa s Atlantic Coast including Miami-DadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Closed beach signs are seen at Ocean Beach Park in Riviera Beach after the beach was closed as Palm Beach County's Parks and Recreation Department decided to close them as the he Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission received reports of fish kills in St. Lucie County and reported that low concentrations of the algae that produces red tide were detected there, and local authorities has report the Red tide has spread to Miami-Dade and St. Lucie counties.Thursday October 04, 2018.


  3. A South Florida businessman wanted to rebuild a Caribbean airport. How things got bungled.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Antonio Assenza is a prototypical high-achieving South Floridian. A successful businessman who came to the United States from Venezuela in 1990, he runs a local construction company and has a 5,000-square-foot house behind a wall of hedges and palm trees in Parkland.


  4. Publix recalls ground beef after 18 people fall ill with E. coliRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Publix is recalling ground beef products sold this summer after 18 cases of E. coli, mostly in Florida, can be traced to the beef, according to the USDA . The list of counties that received the tainted beef did not include Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach or Monroe counties.


  5. Governor ignores Big Sugar's role in toxic algae infestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Marta Rivera paused for a moment to read the city's "declaration of emergency" sign near the entrance of the Boatyard, a waterfront restaurant in downtown Stuart with a deck offering diners what used to be an alluring proximity to the St. Lucie River. Bold red letters on the yellow poster warned, "ADVISORY.


  6. Protest over Lake Okeechobee water releases, algae problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Residents of one southwest Florida community will protest the continuation of releases from Lake Okeechobee and the spread of blue-green algae throughout the region. The News-Press reports the protest will take place Sunday afternoon, with residents of Pine Island rallying on the Matlacha Bridge, which connects the island to Cape Coral in Lee County.


  7. Floridaa s politicians use slimy algae to muddy each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    As waves of green continued to drift on the surface of Lake Okeechobee toward its eastern shores Wednesday, toxic algae congealed around boats at the Pahokee Marina and piled against the Port Mayaca Lock and Dam, increasingly consuming the oxygen in the water - and the air in statewide campaigns as candidates scramble to cast blame and promise change. "This is something that was totally avoidable," said Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jeff Greene, who chartered a red Bell 407 helicopter out of Palm Beach International Airport on Wednesday to view the lake from 400 feet.


  8. White House budget office must move Everglades restoration project forward a " nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    The federal Office of Management and Budget is all that stands between a revitalized Everglades and the annual creep of toxic algae blooms that, at this very moment, are fouling coastal waters. A critical element of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan - a water-storage reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee - is on track to get federal funding.


  9. A lot of things get blamed on the dog. But this was a new one.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Apparently, three times the legal limit in Florida, or "a bunch of drinks," as Scott Garrett of Port St. Lucie told troopers after he was pulled over for erratic driving , according to TCPalm . According to the arrest report, Garrett was snagged by Florida Highway Patrol officers on May 16 because he drove past a trooper while going southbound on I-95 in Martin County outside Port St. Lucie.


  10. Drone footage shows Collier County mulch fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Port St. Lucie police officer Matt Aubert has been dating his girlfriend, Jaymie Wilson, for 2 years. This past weekend at a Public Safety Fest, officer Aubert proposed to her during a SWAT Demo...she said YES.


  11. Authorities say Melvin Anderson suffered a heart attack behind the wheel and crashed.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    That's what St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara said Wednesday while sharing a new development in the mysterious discovery of three bodies, located within a mile of each other , last month, WPTV reported. Deputies had found Melvin "Chip" Anderson, 61, in distress the morning of Feb. 28 after responding to a car crash.


  12. Lawmakers revive gambling talks with proposal to allow slot machines in more countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    With time running out on the annual legislative session, the Florida House ended the stalemate on a gaming bill late Thursday, offering to allow three counties to add slot machines to their horse or dog tracks. The offer from members of the House conference committee on gaming would renew the multibillion dollar compact between the state and the Seminole Tribe and allow three counties - which have yet to be designated - to operate slot machines, but it comes with strict conditions that create winners and losers: Eight casinos now in Miami-Dade and Broward must reduce the maximum number of machines they are authorized to operate from 2,000 to 1,500.


  13. $1.4 billion Everglades reservoir clears key hurdle. Is it enough to save the Glades?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    South Florida water managers signed off on a $1.4 billion reservoir Thursday, approving one of the costliest projects yet in the decades-long effort to stop coastal pollution and send clean water to the Everglades' ailing marshes. The decision also created a rare moment of unity for the Republican-controlled state, farmers and environmentalists usually at odds over fixing the River of Grass.


  14. Frederik Barbieri, reputed to be Brazil's biggest firearms dealer, is in custody in Miami.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    A wanted Brazilian weapons lord is now behind bars in Miami on charges of smuggling assault-style rifles hidden in a shipment of pool heaters from South Florida to his native country. Frederik Barbieri, arrested at his Port St. Lucie home on Friday by agents with Homeland Security Investigations, is set to have his first appearance in Miami federal court on Tuesday.


  15. Two men had some eggs in the morning. Thata s why theya ll do federal prison time.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Even with extensive criminal lives featuring grand theft and cocaine, Riviera Beach's Carl Cobb and Raymond Saunders managed to avoid federal prison. Then they got busted for raiding loggerhead sea turtle nests.


  16. If youa re overdosing on the highway, a trooper can now try to reverse itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Florida Highway Patrol announced Wednesday that troopers will begin carrying Naloxone, which is more commonly known as Narcan, its brand name. The drug can reverse the effects of an overdose in seconds.


  17. He shouted racial slurs over the fence. Then he fired up his chainsaw, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    John Ratcliff's next-door neighbors in Minneola, Fla., were making noise and shooting off fireworks to celebrate the arrival of 2018, the 46-year-old told police. When one of those fireworks hit Ratcliff's car, Ratcliff fired back , police said - but with racial slurs and two shots with his gun.


  18. Someone ate his last cookie, so he punched his girlfriend in the shower, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Hessic, 31, was charged with misdemeanor battery for punching his girlfriend while she was in the shower, according to a Port St. Lucie police report. Hessic was upset that someone ate the last chocolate chip cookie in the house, WPEC CBS12 reported .


  19. He asked a 9-year-old for nude photos. Now he will spend the rest of his life in prison.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Port St. Lucie's Scott Trader, 32, got an unusually long sentence Thursday - life in federal prison - even for someone pleading guilty to multiple child pornography and sexual abuse charges. Then again, when Homeland Security investigators executed a search warrant on Trader's home on June 1, they found him in the bedroom with his wife - and 10 media storage cards, three phones, an external hard drive and a laptop all with child pornography, some of it involving a 2-year-old put in Trader's care.


  20. Police looking for missing non-verbal 4-year-old girl wearing a princessa pajamasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued a missing child alert early Sunday for 4-year-old girl Chelsea Noel of Port St. Lucie. She is non-verbal.


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