Crime in Florida dropped 6.5-percent in 2012 from 2011, with violent crimes overall down 4.3 percent, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s annual Uniform Crime Report released Thursday.
A family is safe after a Palm Beach County deputy shot and killed a man who held his wife at knifepoint. The man warned his wife that is she called the cops, he’d “chop her into pieces”.
A 100-mile car chase that started in Miami and stretched 100 miles north to Stuart ended in a standoff that shut down the northbound lanes of I-95 in Martin County early Saturday morning.
A 45-year-old man is behind bars, accused of stabbing his elderly boyfriend with a fork and biting his earlobe, an arrest report read.
A Fort Lauderdale man thought his girlfriend was cheating on him, so he allegedly stabbed her seven times, killing her, according to police.
Inspired by the merciless killing of a 10-year-old girl by her adoptive parents in 2010, the state Department of Children and Families (DCF) debuted a revamped Florida Abuse Hotline.
A two-year-old child tried to stop a man from allegedly attacking his mother during an attack that lasted several hours, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.
Pembroke Pines Police are investigating a murder-suicide inside a gated community, police said Thursday.
A Broward judge imposed an unusual bail requirement for a Hollywood man accused of brutally beating a woman in their home.
Broward County Circuit Judge John Hurley has seen his fair share of sob stories come before him in bond court, but 74-year-old Peter Schwartz is probably near the top of the list.