Broward County

Emma Rothenberg, left to right, with her mother Cheryl Rothenberg and sister, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Sophia Rothenberg embrace at a memorial marking the one-year anniversary of a mass shooting at the school in Parkland, Fla.
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February 14, 2019 - 8:17 am
UPDATED: 11:30 a.m. By Terry Spencer and Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of students and adults across Florida and beyond observed a moment of silence Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...
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Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel
Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File
January 11, 2019 - 9:08 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Friday over his handling of February's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, saying he "repeatedly failed and has demonstrated a pattern of poor leadership." The Republican...
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Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes, right, shows a ballot box that was found in a rental car after the elections and turned out to only contain election day supplies, as election employees sort ballots and prepare to count them.
AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
November 13, 2018 - 10:00 am
By Terry Spencer, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's election recount is chugging along as more irregularities are uncovered and a judge asked the warring sides to "ramp down the rhetoric," saying it erodes public confidence in the election for Senate and governor. One county...
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Election workers place ballots into electronic counting machines, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at the Broward Supervisor of Elections office in Lauderhill, Fla.
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November 12, 2018 - 8:40 am
By Kelli Kennedy and Terry Spencer, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Mishaps, protests and litigation are overshadowing the vote recount in Florida's pivotal races for governor and Senate, reviving memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco in the premier political battleground state...
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Feb 15, 2018; Parkland, FL, USA; A small makeshift memorial is seen under the Sawgrass Expressway across from the entrance to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School following Wednesday's mass casualty school shooting.
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July 12, 2018 - 12:20 pm
By Eliott C. McLaughlin and Keith Allen, CNN (CNN) -- Parkland, Florida, parents and students filed suit Wednesday against Broward County, the sheriff, his deputies and the school superintendent in connection with the February 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Two students and 13...
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This photo provided by Broward Sheriff's Office shows Dedrick Devonshay Williams. The Broward Sheriff's Office said in a news release sent Thursday, June 21, 2018, that Dedrick Devonshay Williams was arrested shortly before 7 p.m.
Broward Sheriff's Office via AP
June 21, 2018 - 11:10 am
By Freida Frisaro and Terry Spencer, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida have arrested a suspect in the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion, who was fatally shot in his luxury BMW electric car as he left an upscale motorcycle dealership. Dedrick Devonshay...
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