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Stories with place: Fort Lauderdale
  • Fla. tax execs get prison for fraud, ID theft 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 2:04 am
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Former executives at a Broward County tax preparation firm have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a $2 million tax fraud and identity theft operation.

  • Father charged with murder in son's stabbing 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:04 am
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Authorities say a South Florida father is facing murder charges in the stabbing death of his adult son during an argument over the mother's stabbing years earlier.

  • AutoNation fights off winter; profit up 15 percent 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:32 am
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A late-March surge in car and truck buying helped dealership group AutoNation Inc. overcome subzero temperatures and waves of winter storms earlier in the year to post nearly a 15 percent increase in first-quarter net income.

  • Fla. woman charged in romantic scam of man, 82 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:05 am
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A South Florida woman is facing felony charges after allegedly using a romantic getaway as a pretense to scam an elderly man out of thousands of dollars.

  • Former Rothstein CFO charged in $1.2B Ponzi scheme 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:43 am
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - The former chief financial officer of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's law firm has been charged with conspiracy in the $1.2 billion fraud.

  • Former Rothstein CFO charged in $1.2B Ponzi scheme 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:40 am
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - The former chief financial officer of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's law firm has been charged with conspiracy in the $1.2 billion fraud.

  • JetBlue adding Pittsburgh-to-Ft. Lauderdale flight 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:45 am
  • IMPERIAL, Pennsylvania - JetBlue Airways plans to add a daily, nonstop flight from Pittsburgh to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in the fall.

  • JetBlue adding Pittsburgh-to-Ft. Lauderdale flight 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:34 am
  • IMPERIAL, Pennsylvania - JetBlue Airways plans to add a daily, nonstop flight from Pittsburgh to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in the fall.

  • 2nd delay in Fla. trial of Cuba hijacker 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 3:05 am
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A federal judge has granted a second delay in the trial of an American who hijacked an airliner to Cuba 30 years ago but decided to return voluntarily.

  • Twin toddlers drown in pool near Fort Lauderdale 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:25 am
  • DEERFIELD BEACH, Florida - Officials say twin toddlers drowned in a pool at a Deerfield Beach apartment complex.

  • Fla. woman arrested in deadly wrong-way crash 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 5:51 pm
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A woman who tweeted about being drunk before getting into a wrong-way South Florida expressway crash that killed two other women has been arrested.

  • Pastor of Fort Lauderdale's Calvary Chapel resigns 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 11:52 am
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - The senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale has resigned after confessing to a "moral failing."

  • Italian extradited to US in hose price-fix case 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 3:11 am
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - An Italian former executive at a marine hose company has been extradited to the U.S. to face charges in an alleged global price-fixing conspiracy.

  • Police: Rapper Trick Daddy arrested in Florida 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 12:53 pm
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Authorities say rapper Trick Daddy has been arrested in South Florida on several charges, including possession of cocaine and possession of weapon and ammunition by a convicted felon.

  • Rapper Trick Daddy arrested in Fla. 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 12:08 pm
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Authorities say rapper Trick Daddy has been arrested in South Florida on several charges, including possession of cocaine and possession of weapon and ammunition by a convicted felon.

  • Web problems thwart last minute insurance signups 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 7:55 pm
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - The insurance enrollment period under the federal health care law ended Monday the same way it began six months earlier, as technology troubles prevented many consumers from completing the online application process for the first half of the day.

  • Fla. deputy injured after crashing cruiser 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 12:04 pm
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A South Florida deputy is recovering from injuries after crashing his patrol car into a wall.

  • Fla. official gets 30 months in bribery case 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 5:24 pm
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - An official who oversaw thousands of roadway lights in Miami-Dade County has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for taking bribes from a lighting contractor.