South Floridians are no stranger to heat, and with the month of August a day away, we are undoubtedly entering one of the hottest months of the year.
South Florida weather is great, most of the time, but our heat and humidity can get the best of almost anyone. When the mercury goes above 90 it combines with our high humidity to create potentially dangerous conditions.
A year ago, Isaiah Laurencin was practicing for a spot on the Miramar High School football team. Suddenly, he collapsed during conditioning drills and died. Now, as his mother mourns, she blames the school system and thinks they should pay for the death of her son.
A little over a week after barely surviving a heat stroke; Popeye, a 110-pound English bulldog, has quite a spring in his step.
A 102-pound, American Bulldog which suffered near deadly heat stroke is recovering at a South Florida animal hospital and likely survived due to the generous donations of strangers and quick action by paramedics.