Fire at Hallandale Beach home, commercial building causes power outage

Several residents were left without power after a two-alarm fire that sparked at a Hallandale Beach home and commercial building. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue crewsRead More

15-year-old battling COVID-19 in hospital shares progress on her recovery

A 15-year-old girl who has been battling COVID-19 at a Broward County hospital is sharing her recovery progress. Paulina Velasquez has been taken off aRead More

Broward School Board votes to keep mask mandate in place

The Broward County School Board has voted to keep their mask mandate for students in place for the upcoming school year, despite the governor’s threatRead More

Amid COVID spike, DeSantis threatens to withhold payments to leaders in school districts that enforce mask mandates

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said school district leaders could go without pay if they put mask mandates in place to help prevent the spread ofRead More

Mother of 9-year-old injured in Miami shooting speaks out amid search for gunmen

A concerned mother is demanding justice and calling for an end to gun violence one day after, police said, her 9-year-old son and his fatherRead More

Florida Board of Education approves private school vouchers for families unhappy with mask mandates

The Florida Department of Education has approved an emergency measure allowing parents to transfer their children out of schools that impose mask mandates using privateRead More

Rise in children with COVID in Florida hospitals draws concerns ahead of start of classes

With classes resuming in the next few weeks, a sharp increase in pediatric COVID-19 patients at South Florida hospitals has drawn concerns from officials andRead More

USCG offloads over $1.4 billion in drugs at Port Everglades

The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded over a billion dollars worth of drugs at Port Everglades. The Coast Guard announced, Thursday, that the Cutter James crewRead More

FDOH partners with Miami-Dade County, Miami Heat for vaccination event

Miami-Dade County leaders received some help from the Miami Heat in their efforts to get as many people vaccinated as possible. The two groups teamedRead More

COVID testing, vaccination sites open across South Florida as delta variant rages

The threat from the delta variant has caused an uptick in testing for COVID-19 across South Florida. A new testing site has opened at MarkhamRead More