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BSO on the scene of a deadly shooting in Pompano Beach on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

BSO: Crime Rate Fell In 2013

In Florida and in the areas where the Broward Sheriff’s Office provides service, the crime rate fell in 2013, officials said.

04/23/2014

A dog sits inside  a cage awaiting adoption.  (Source: CBS4)

Broward Humane Society Cuts Adoption Fees In Half Through Friday

What better way to celebrate Earth Day then to adopt a pet? Well this week you can make a new addition to the family at a discounted price thanks to the Humane Society of Broward County.

04/22/2014

Painted Easter Eggs (Source: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

What’s Open And Closed For Good Friday And Easter Sunday

Good Friday and Easter will be celebrated this weekend. Here’s what’s open and closed throughout South Florida.

04/17/2014

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House Speaker: “Lights Are Out” On Gambling

House Speaker Will Weatherford put a lid on any gambling legislation this session, including a proposal backed by the Senate’s first family that would require tracks to report greyhound injuries and deaths.

04/09/2014

Police are looking for a driver who fled the scene after hitting a man in Weston Sunday night. (Source: CBS4)

BSO Seeks Hit & Run Driver Who Struck Pedestrian In Weston

The Broward Sheriff’s Office is looking for the driver of a car involved in a hit and run accident in Weston.

04/07/2014

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S.Fla. Doctor Given 6 Years In Pill Mill Case

A South Florida doctor is behind bars after a U.S. District judge in West Palm Beach sentenced her to more than six years in prison in connection to a pill mill case.

04/05/2014

Jennifer Forshey (Source: CBS4)

State Drops Charges Against Teacher Accused Of Forcing Child To Clean Urinal

A Broward County teacher who was arrested in February for allegedly forcing a student to clean a dirty urinal with his bare hands no longer faces any charges.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Senate Folds On Gambling Bill

The chairman of the Senate Gaming Committee turned off the lights on a comprehensive gambling measure that could have allowed resort casinos in South Florida, telling the chamber that he lacked the votes to advance it and is instead deferring to Gov. Rick Scott.

04/03/2014

Noemi Gonzalez (Source: Liz Gonzalez)

Family & Friends Pray For S.Fla. Woman Missing For 39 Days

Family and friends gathered outside of the home of a North Miami woman missing for almost 40 days on Saturday evening.

03/22/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Seminole Negotiations: Money, Exclusivity & Games

House and Senate leaders are waiting for Gov. Rick Scott to seal a deal with the Seminole Tribe before they finalize decisions about the future of gambling in Florida.

03/20/2014

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