Boca to host Olympic teams ahead of Rio 2016

It's game on this month in Boca Raton as three Olympic-bound teams make the city their last stop on the path to Rio 2016."It's potentially a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," said Glen Allen, director of sports [Read entire story]

Poll: Donald Trump has slight Florida lead as Hillary Clinton falls

Donald Trump "has wiped out Hillary Clinton's lead in Florida," a Quinnipiac University pollster said Wednesday as the latest survey shows the Republican is slightly ahead in the Sunshine State.The results mark an [Read entire story]

Baton Rouge police arrest 3 in alleged plot to attack officers

Calling it a "substantial, credible threat" to police, authorities in Louisiana have arrested three suspects accused of stealing at least eight handguns in what officials said was a plot to harm police officers in the [Read entire story]

Marlins’ Ozuna gets an RBI, Fernandez gives up run in NL’s 4-2 loss in All-Star Game

Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title. The Royals duo homered off former Kansas City teammate Johnny Cueto [Read entire story]

Animal activists broke law by secretly recording killing of pigs at Dade farm

A well-known animal rescue group broke the law when it secretly video recorded the killings of pigs at a farm in West Miami-Dade accused of running an illegal slaughterhouse, a judge ruled Tuesday. The ruling delivers a [Read entire story]

Pence introduces Trump at Indiana rally that doubles as VP audition

Republican Donald Trump campaigned alongside Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Tuesday evening, the latest in a series of public auditions as the billionaire businessman mulls his vice presidential pick. Walking onto the stage [Read entire story]

Fort Lauderdale moves to fire officer who gave pills to informant

The city's police department has moved to fire an officer who last year had three drug-related felony charges against him thrown out by a judge.Officer Kevin Pisano, 55, was arrested in December 2011 on charges of [Read entire story]

10-year-old bitten by snake while fishing in Weston canal

A 10-year-old boy was bitten by a snake Tuesday while fishing by a canal in Weston, fire rescue officials said. The boy was fishing with his brother around 7 p.m. on the north side of the canal along Griffin Road near [Read entire story]

Gotta catch ’em all in South Florida

Where to catch Pokemon in Broward and West Palm Beach counties [Read entire story]

Man found dying in his Corvette in parking lot of Pompano Beach McDonald’s

A woman with dark, shoulder-length hair is being called a person of interest by the Broward Sheriff's Office after a Coral Springs man was found dying early Monday in a McDonald's parking lot in Pompano Beach. Alex [Read entire story]

FBI no longer investigating D.B. Cooper skyjacking case

The FBI said Tuesday it is no longer investigating the enduring mystery of the skyjacker known as D.B. Cooper, nearly 45 years after he vanished out the back of a Boeing 727 into a freezing Northwest rain wearing a [Read entire story]

Hallandale Beach shooting leads to car chase on Interstate 95 in Miami-Dade

After three men were shot, three others led police on a car chase south along Interstate 95 into Dade County, where they bailed out of their car and were apprehended.The southbound lanes of I-95 became a crime scene and [Read entire story]

Activist sentenced to 3 years in prison for $1M schools chief extortion try

The punishment is three years in prison for community activist Clarence "Shahid" Freeman, who was convicted in late May of a nearly $1 million extortion attempt on the school district.Before Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley [Read entire story]

79 South Florida elementary schools face longer days to teach reading

School will be in session for an extra hour this year at 79 South Florida elementary schools because their students aren't reading well enough. The state has released its list of the 300 lowest performing district and [Read entire story]

Florida woman who was praying while driving crashes car into house, officials say

A woman tells authorities she was praying with her eyes closed when she missed a stop sign and ran into a home in northwest Florida. Okaloosa County Sheriff's deputies say the 28-year-old woman ran the stop sign and went [Read entire story]

Ex-officers who owe $7M to Broward man exonerated by DNA sue their lawyers for negligence

Two former Miramar police officers — who owe more than $7 million to a mentally challenged Broward man exonerated of rape and murder by DNA — have filed a negligence lawsuit seeking damages against the lawyer and law [Read entire story]

Holocaust Museum to visitors: Please stop catching Pokemon here

Almost everywhere you turn, it seems, people have their eyes glued to smartphone screens playing Pokemon Go. Since its launch last week, the app has quickly become a cultural phenomenon that has fans of all ages hunting [Read entire story]

Man playing Pokemon Go has firework thrown at him, police say

Hours after the Boca Raton police chief urged players of a popular new Pokemon game to be safe while playing, a man had a firework thrown at him and his friends while playing the game. The incident happened at about 2 [Read entire story]

Publix labeled as Florida’s most valuable brand

Publix is Florida's most valuable brand, says Brand Finance, a global asset valuation consultancy. The supermarket chain also is the 89th most valuable U.S. brand, according to Brand Finance's latest U.S. 500 rankings. [Read entire story]

Amid stench of algae crisis, politicians smell opportunity

The toxic blue-green algae bloom that's turning stomachs, drawing national attention and causing economic damage on the Treasure Coast is spurring Florida politicians to act — to score political points for themselves and [Read entire story]

Fort Lauderdale trying to fix ‘grossly broken’ building permit system

The city is struggling to fix a building permit system that has produced lengthy and costly delays for homeowners and contractors.The city's understaffed building services division uses an antiquated paper system that [Read entire story]

Snipers in Dallas kill 5 police officers, wound 7 others during protests

Dallas was in shock and beset by uncertainty early Friday after gunmen shot and killed five police officers and wounded seven others as well as two civilians during a peaceful protest over fatal police shootings of black [Read entire story]