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Funeral held for boy electrocuted in family swimming pool Video included

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NORTH MIAMI, Fla. -- A 7-year-old boy who, police said, was electrocuted while swimming in his family's pool will be laid to rest Friday morning. More>>

Teen accused of stabbing Piper High student faces judge Video included

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- An attorney for a Piper High School student accused of stabbing another student is asking the judge to lower attempted murder charges to aggravated battery after claiming the student is an honor student who has never been in trouble before.

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Dogs found living in filth getting some TLC Video included

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MIAMI -- Dozens of sick dogs removed from a South Florida home are now getting some much-needed care. More>>

Miami-Dade firefighter arrested on child porn charges Video included

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MIAMI -- Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Firefighter Gabriel Diaz has been arrested on child pornography charges. More>>

Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

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ACAPULCO, Mexico -- A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.

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Police serving arrest warrant find dozens of dogs living in filth Video included

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MIAMI -- Investigators serving an arrest warrant on a woman facing animal cruelty charges made a disturbing discovery involving dozens of dogs. More>>

Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

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SEOUL, South Korea -- Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead. More>>

US decries anti-Semitic leaflets in Ukraine Video included

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WASHINGTON -- The United States on Thursday condemned as "grotesque" the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with a self-proclaimed local authority or face consequences. U.S. officials also denounced other instances of religious intolerance that are inflaming tensions the crisis in Ukraine and said no such behavior could be tolerated. More>>

Michaels confirms breach of as many as 2.6M cards

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UNDATED -- Michaels Stores Inc. says Thursday that about 2.6 million cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach but it has received "limited" reports of fraud. More>>

Fla. senators show support to Venezuelan community Video included

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DORAL, Fla. -- Florida senators on both sides of the political divide are offering a show of support to the Venezuelan community as the crisis in Caracas rages on.

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Job Fair? Video included

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A conservative radio station is having a job fair next week just for women. A South Florida group is looking for surrogate mothers to carry a child for couples who can't have a baby. A perfect match, right? Wrong, and why is the surrogacy group being barred from the women's job fair? Patrick Fraser has the story in tonight's "Job Fair?" More>>

Dump truck rollover accident closes Turnpike lanes for hours

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MIRAMAR, Fla. -- The southbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike, near Flamingo Road, have been closed due to a dump truck rollover. More>>

JMH employee ready to run Boston Marathon Video included

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MIAMI -- As security preps continue ahead of Monday's Boston Marathon, a South Florida physical therapist is honoring last year's Boston bombing victims the best way he knows how: by competing in this year's event. More>>

Hialeah parks employee arrested for sex acts with minor Video included

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HIALEAH, Fla. -- A Hialeah Parks and Recreations Department employee was arrested and charged with unlawful sexual activity with minor. More>>

Woman murdered after 15 minute 911 call

Police arrested 1 16-year-old boy for allegedly robbing a woman and forcing her inside her car trunk, Oct. 30. Police arrested 1 16-year-old boy for allegedly robbing a woman and forcing her inside her car trunk, Oct. 30.
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DENVER -- Authorities are investigating whether Denver police responded quickly enough to a woman who was fatally shot nearly 15 minutes into a 911 call about her husband, who she said was hallucinating and asking her to shoot him. More>>

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall Video included

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WASHINGTON -- For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby. More>>

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  • Easter Drinks

    Easter Drinks

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:31:51 GMT
    Easter's almost here, that special time when kids bounce off the walls thanks to a candy-induced sugar high. Why let the little ones have all the fun? You can catch a holiday buzz at some Soflo watering holes with specialty drinks that are putting a brand-new spin on the words, "Easter eggs."
    Easter's almost here, that special time when kids bounce off the walls thanks to a candy-induced sugar high. Why let the little ones have all the fun? You can catch a holiday buzz at some Soflo watering holes with specialty drinks that are putting a brand-new spin on the words, "Easter eggs."
  • A Haunted House 2 -- Marlon Wayans

    A Haunted House 2 -- Marlon Wayans

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:18 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:18:58 GMT
    Marlon Wayans is one funny guy, and he proves it in his new movie "A Haunted House 2," which opens tomorrow. I recently sat down with the comedian right here in the Magic City to talk about his new film, and to find out what makes him laugh. The answer may surprise you.
    Marlon Wayans is one funny guy, and he proves it in his new movie "A Haunted House 2," which opens tomorrow. I recently sat down with the comedian right here in the Magic City to talk about his new film, and to find out what makes him laugh. The answer may surprise you.
  • Tommy Hilfiger and Zooey Deschanel

    Tommy Hilfiger and Zooey Deschanel

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:44 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:44:54 GMT
    Tommy Hilfiger loves Miami and he also loves Zooey Deschanel. That's why Tommy and Zooey made a line of clothing perfect to wear during our hottest days. The two spoke to Deco about their collaboration, and Tommy let us in on a little secret.
    Tommy Hilfiger loves Miami and he also loves Zooey Deschanel. That's why Tommy and Zooey made a line of clothing perfect to wear during our hottest days. The two spoke to Deco about their collaboration, and Tommy let us in on a little secret.

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  • Funeral held for boy electrocuted in family swimming pool

    Funeral held for boy electrocuted in family swimming pool

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:42:28 GMT
    7-year-old Calder Sloan7-year-old Calder Sloan
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. -- A 7-year-old boy who, police said, was electrocuted while swimming in his family's pool will be laid to rest Friday morning.
    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. -- A 7-year-old boy who, police said, was electrocuted while swimming in his family's pool will be laid to rest Friday morning.
  • Teen accused of stabbing Piper High student faces judge

    Teen accused of stabbing Piper High student faces judge

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:21:10 GMT
    Kimanie King in court April 18Kimanie King in court April 18
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- An attorney for a Piper High School student accused of stabbing another student is asking the judge to lower attempted murder charges to aggravated battery after claiming the student is an honor student who has never been in trouble before.
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- An attorney for a Piper High School student accused of stabbing another student is asking the judge to lower attempted murder charges to aggravated battery after claiming the student is an honor student who has never been in trouble before.

  • Dogs found living in filth getting some TLC

    Dogs found living in filth getting some TLC

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:52:07 GMT
    MIAMI -- Dozens of sick dogs removed from a South Florida home are now getting some much-needed care.
    MIAMI -- Dozens of sick dogs removed from a South Florida home are now getting some much-needed care.
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  • Background Check

    Background Check

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:49:42 GMT
    To make ends meet she rents a room to men who have been cleared by the FBI and Homeland Security to work at a nuclear power plant, but that's not good enough for her mobile home park who wants her to pay for them to do the check. Can they make you do what she calls silly? Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser has the answer.
    To make ends meet she rents a room to men who have been cleared by the FBI and Homeland Security to work at a nuclear power plant, but that's not good enough for her mobile home park who wants her to pay for them to do the check. Can they make you do what she calls silly? Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser has the answer.
  • Paying to Not Have Smart Meter

    Paying to Not Have Smart Meter

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:59:46 GMT
    A smart meterA smart meter
    Do you have a smart meter on the side of your house? Many people love them, but others are afraid of them and don't want them, and now FPL is telling customers, if you don't let us install the new smart meters, we are going to charge you more each month on your power bill. Can they do that? It's why people across South Florida are calling Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
    Do you have a smart meter on the side of your house? Many people love them, but others are afraid of them and don't want them, and now FPL is telling customers, if you don't let us install the new smart meters, we are going to charge you more each month on your power bill. Can they do that? It's why people across South Florida are calling Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
  • Getting Out of a Contract

    Getting Out of a Contract

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-04-10 02:41:51 GMT
    You sign a contract and within a few hours, you realize, 'I don't need that, or I am getting ripped off.' Can you cancel the contract? It's why we keep Help me Howard with Patrick Fraser around.
    You sign a contract and within a few hours, you realize, 'I don't need that, or I am getting ripped off.' Can you cancel the contract? It's why we keep Help me Howard with Patrick Fraser around.
  • Carmel on the CaseMore>>

  • More Mold Misery

    More Mold Misery

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:37:53 GMT
    More trouble tonight for a low cost housing project in Fort Lauderdale. 7News has learned some residents with mold problems are now being threatened with eviction. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.
    More trouble tonight for a low cost housing project in Fort Lauderdale. 7News has learned some residents with mold problems are now being threatened with eviction. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.

  • 'Virtual Concierge' Arrests

    'Virtual Concierge' Arrests

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-04-09 00:41:24 GMT
    Virtual Concierge machinesVirtual Concierge machines
    It's happened again in South Florida. FBI agents say they have busted yet another multimillion dollar Ponzi scheme. Here's investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero with the story.
    It's happened again in South Florida. FBI agents say they have busted yet another multimillion dollar Ponzi scheme. Here's investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero with the story.
  • Club Cinema-BSO Battle

    Club Cinema-BSO Battle

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-04-03 14:57:02 GMT
    Club Cinema in Pompano BeachClub Cinema in Pompano Beach
    Club Cinema is a music venue in Pompano Beach that was first exposed in a 7News investigation. Depending on what happens in court this week, the club could be closed for good. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.
    Club Cinema is a music venue in Pompano Beach that was first exposed in a 7News investigation. Depending on what happens in court this week, the club could be closed for good. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.
  • Shireen's Favorite ThingsMore>>

  • Fabulously Fat (the return of the low & wide heel)

    Fabulously Fat (the return of the low & wide heel)

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:18:33 GMT
    I'll never forget the first time I met Jordana Green. She was beautiful and not just on the outside. She was standing across the newsroom with a big smile on her face. The first word that popped into my mind was "gamine."
    I'll never forget the first time I met Jordana Green. She was beautiful and not just on the outside. She was standing across the newsroom with a big smile on her face. The first word that popped into my mind was "gamine."
  • Kool Kicks

    Kool Kicks

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:31:11 GMT
    Okay, ladies...it's time to blow the whistle and cry "foul" on your high-heel sneaker wedges; even your throwback Chuck Taylor's need a time-out, too.
    Okay, ladies...it's time to blow the whistle and cry "foul" on your high-heel sneaker wedges; even your throwback Chuck Taylor's need a time-out, too.
  • The Softer Side of Structured Fashion (featuring Donna Karan)

    The Softer Side of Structured Fashion (featuring Donna Karan)

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:46:36 GMT
    Even though Donna Karan's eyes were bright and clear, they were aggressively smudged with dark black eye-liner: a signature look she's worn for years. Unfortunately, the make-up prevented me from getting a good read on her. At least, from across the room, where I was inconveniently standing.Donna was in town to promote her shop-in-shop (pictured in the blog) at Saks Fifth Avenue in Bal Harbour. She was also presenting her 2014 Spring Collection to a handful of Miami fashionistas at the SLS H...
    Even though Donna Karan's eyes were bright and clear, they were aggressively smudged with dark black eye-liner: a signature look she's worn for years. Unfortunately, the make-up prevented me from getting a good read on her. At least, from across the room, where I was inconveniently standing.Donna was in town to promote her shop-in-shop (pictured in the blog) at Saks Fifth Avenue in Bal Harbour. She was also presenting her 2014 Spring Collection to a handful of Miami fashionistas at the SLS H...
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  • NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

    NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:00:57 GMT
    NASA's small moon-orbiting spacecraft LADEE (pronounced LAH'-dee) is no more. Flight controllers confirmed early Friday that LADEE crashed into the back side of the moon.
    NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more.
  • Man who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support

    Man who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:32:47 GMT
    A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.
    A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.
  • Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

    Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:21:17 GMT
    More than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government to run their health insurance markets under President Barack Obama's health care law must decide if they want to take a crack at it themselves. Time...
    For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.
  • MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

    MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:21:00 GMT
    Relatives of the police officer authorities say was killed by the Boston bombing suspects are remembering him a year later.
    Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life - and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing...
  • Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers

    Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers

    A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.
    A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.
  • Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

    Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:01:23 GMT
    Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. Pot-smokers have long...
    Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the...
  • Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

    Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:00:54 GMT
    Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when...
    Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was...
  • Storms threaten 2nd launch try to space station

    Storms threaten 2nd launch try to space station

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:51:33 GMT
    SpaceX is back on the launch pad in hopes of making a critical delivery to the International Space Station.
    SpaceX returned to the launch pad Friday in hopes of finally delivering supplies to the International Space Station, but stormy weather threatened to interfere.
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