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Parents detained after 2 kids found alone in car to appear in court Video included

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HIALEAH, Fla. -- The parents accused of leaving their two young children inside a car parked at a casino parking lot, are expected to appear in court, Friday.

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Search for attempted murder suspect forces school lockdown Video included

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MIAMI -- A man accused of attempted murder is in custody after a police search forced an elementary school into lockdown Thursday morning.

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Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

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Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict. More>>

Dade Mayor hopeful no need to cut officer jobs Video included

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MIAMI -- The jobs for hundreds of Miami-Dade police officers are on the line if a budget cannot be worked out by Mayor Carlos Gimenez. More>>

Crist, Scott hit campaign trail as gubernatorial election looms Video included

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist appears at a unity rally in Fort Lauderdale. Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist appears at a unity rally in Fort Lauderdale.
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Two days after former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist cruised through the Democratic primary election, the Republican-turned-Democrat kicked off his bid to return to the Governor's Mansion as he prepared to face a well-funded incumbent at the ballot box. More>>

Broward officials search for liquor thief Video included

Surveillance still of the alleged liquor thief. Surveillance still of the alleged liquor thief.
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POMPANO BEACH, Fla. -- The Broward Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who, they said, stole over 30 bottles of liquor from wholesale clubs across South Florida. More>>

Fort Lauderdale woman found murdered at home

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Police are investigating a murder at a Fort Lauderdale home, where a woman was found dead at around 8:30 a.m. Thursday. More>>

Mom: captured son 'honorable' US journalist Video included

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MIAMI -- An American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants wanted to tell the world through his writing about oppressed people in the Middle East, his mother said in a video released Wednesday. More>>

Fort Lauderdale boil water notice issued

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A boil water notice remains in effect for residents in Fort Lauderdale a day after a crew ruptured a water line by accident Thursday. More>>

Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

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NEW YORK -- Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said.

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Florida court won't delay gay marriage appeals Video included

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MIAMI -- A Miami-based appeals court has rejected Attorney General Pam Bondi's request that two gay marriage cases be delayed until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the issue nationally. More>>

Hidden on Board Video included

A car's black box. A car's black box.
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Starting next month, there is a proposal to require every new car be equipped with a black box similar to those found on airplanes. Most cars already have the black box in their car, probably even yours. And what do they do? Investigative reporter Patrick Fraser explains in this special report, "Hidden on Board." More>>

Officials warn boaters to stay safe on Labor Day Video included

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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- With Labor Day in sight, law enforcement officials are warning boaters before heading out on the waters. More>>

Miami-Dade pool safety amendment approved Video included

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MIAMI -- The Miami-Dade Land Use and Development Committee has approved an amendment that will make both recreational and private pools safer for swimmers. More>>

  • On Deco DriveMore>>

  • Fireman Derek's Bake Shop and Cafe

    Fireman Derek's Bake Shop and Cafe

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:33 AM EDT2014-08-29 05:33:23 GMT
    City of Miami firefighter and professional baker Derek KaplanCity of Miami firefighter and professional baker Derek Kaplan
    Some people are good at putting out fires. They're called firefighters. Others are good at baking pies. They're called bakers. But one man is excellent at both. He's a crusty firefighter, and we mean that in a really good way.
    Some people are good at putting out fires. They're called firefighters. Others are good at baking pies. They're called bakers. But one man is excellent at both. He's a crusty firefighter, and we mean that in a really good way.
  • National Banana Split Day

    National Banana Split Day

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:06 AM EDT2014-08-29 05:06:28 GMT
    The Outrageous Banana Split at Serendipity 3 in South Beach.The Outrageous Banana Split at Serendipity 3 in South Beach.
    On August 25th, people from sea to shining sea lay down their salad forks and picked up their spoons in honor of National Banana Split Day. Millions of Americans put their diets on hold for this frozen favorite. Deco's dairy dessert diva Shireen Sandoval scoured So-Flo for this most delectable dessert.
    On August 25th, people from sea to shining sea lay down their salad forks and picked up their spoons in honor of National Banana Split Day. Millions of Americans put their diets on hold for this frozen favorite. Deco's dairy dessert diva Shireen Sandoval scoured So-Flo for this most delectable dessert.
  • The Maze Runner

    The Maze Runner

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:44:23 GMT
    From left: Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Dylan O'BrienFrom left: Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Dylan O'Brien
    One tough chick in a group of boys trying to escape a maze-enclosed, post-apocalyptic world where not one of them has any memory of how they got there. So far, that's what we've figured out about the newest sci-fi flick about to hit the big screen. We sent Deco's Liz Nagy out to watch.
    One tough chick in a group of boys trying to escape a maze-enclosed, post-apocalyptic world where not one of them has any memory of how they got there. So far, that's what we've figured out about the newest sci-fi flick about to hit the big screen. We sent Deco's Liz Nagy out to watch.
  • Ferguson ShootingMore>>

  • Can Ferguson change the 'ritual' of black deaths?

    Can Ferguson change the 'ritual' of black deaths?

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:48 AM EDT2014-08-27 05:48:42 GMT
    The choir sang, the preachers shouted and the casket stayed closed. The body was taken to the cemetery, and Michael Brown was laid to rest.
    The choir sang, the preachers shouted and the casket stayed closed. The body was taken to the cemetery, and Michael Brown was laid to rest.
  • Federal prosecutions not easy in police shootings

    Federal prosecutions not easy in police shootings

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:28:08 GMT
    As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there's no guarantee of a criminal prosecution, let alone a conviction.
    As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there's no guarantee of a criminal prosecution, let alone a conviction.
  • Mourners urge black Americans to take action

    Mourners urge black Americans to take action

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:01:33 GMT
    After weeks of community protests, the family of Michael Brown is asking for silence and peace as they lay him to rest.
    The mourners filled an enormous church to remember Michael Brown - recalling him as a "gentle giant," aspiring rapper and recent high school graduate on his way to a technical college.
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  • Match-fixers target officials

    Match-fixers target officials

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:12:30 GMT
    A 5-0 score line, caused in part by controversial refereeing decisions, lead FIFA to investigate whether a match was rigged.
    A 5-0 score line, caused in part by controversial refereeing decisions, lead FIFA to investigate whether a match was rigged.
  • George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

    George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:00:49 GMT
    Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.
    Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.
  • Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot

    Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:33:49 GMT
    A man reporting to jail in Maine put some thought into his attire: He wore an orange T-shirt with his mug shot printed on it.
    A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot.
  • Shireen's Favorite ThingsMore>>

  • The Best Suits of Summer

    The Best Suits of Summer

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:10:06 GMT
    I'll never forget the endless summers I spent on the coast of North Carolina. My shoulders were always kissed by the sun, my hair was continually salty from the ocean and my one-piece, bright blue bathing suit was my constant companion.
    I'll never forget the endless summers I spent on the coast of North Carolina. My shoulders were always kissed by the sun, my hair was continually salty from the ocean and my one-piece, bright blue bathing suit was my constant companion.
  • Over-all-ing your wardrobe

    Over-all-ing your wardrobe

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:44:15 GMT
    The last time I had on a pair of overalls, I was miles from civilization with a whip in my hand, an hysterical co-worker by my side and five angry cowboys staring me down.
    The last time I had on a pair of overalls, I was miles from civilization with a whip in my hand, an hysterical co-worker by my side and five angry cowboys staring me down.
  • Baring It All (for my birthday)

    Baring It All (for my birthday)

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-08-13 18:46:25 GMT
    I don't remember dying, but I did. Twice. It was a chilly Fall morning in October at a dentist's office in Santa Fe. My mom had escorted me to what was supposed to be a regular wisdom teeth extraction appointment.
    I don't remember dying, but I did. Twice. It was a chilly Fall morning in October at a dentist's office in Santa Fe. My mom had escorted me to what was supposed to be a regular wisdom teeth extraction appointment.
  • Bite with BelkysMore>>

  • Roast Chicken/BLT Prime

    Roast Chicken/BLT Prime

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:13:30 GMT
    A South Florida chef believes with just one taste, you'll fall in love with his chicken recipe. Time to grab a Bite with Belkys.
    A South Florida chef believes with just one taste, you'll fall in love with his chicken recipe. Time to grab a Bite with Belkys.
  • Sea Bass Cartoccio/Spartico

    Sea Bass Cartoccio/Spartico

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:58:10 GMT
    Fresh, juicy fish with vegetables. It's easy to make and we're going to share the secret. Let's grab a Bite with Belkys.
    Fresh, juicy fish with vegetables. It's easy to make and we're going to share the secret. Let's grab a Bite with Belkys.
  • Southeast Street Chicken/Mister Collins

    Southeast Street Chicken/Mister Collins

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:36:28 GMT
    A South Florida chef is sharing his chicken recipe that'll leave a fruity taste in your mouth. Time to grab a Bite with Belkys.
    A South Florida chef is sharing his chicken recipe that'll leave a fruity taste in your mouth. Time to grab a Bite with Belkys.
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  • Lifetime Lease

    Lifetime Lease

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:54:55 GMT
    25 years ago they signed a lifetime lease that would only allow their rent to go up $3 a month each year for the rest of their life, then the park owner said, 'Forget it, the leases have expired.' Can a lifetime lease expire? It's why one man called Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
    25 years ago they signed a lifetime lease that would only allow their rent to go up $3 a month each year for the rest of their life, then the park owner said, 'Forget it, the leases have expired.' Can a lifetime lease expire? It's why one man called Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
  • Won't Return Deposit

    Won't Return Deposit

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-08-26 02:50:54 GMT
    It's a non-profit organization, created 100 years ago when they said they were a club for people of color. Today their mission has not changed, helping people across Broward County. But recently, they needed help to avoid losing a grant to buy a new bus and so they turned to Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
    It's a non-profit organization, created 100 years ago when they said they were a club for people of color. Today their mission has not changed, helping people across Broward County. But recently, they needed help to avoid losing a grant to buy a new bus and so they turned to Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
  • Ticketed for Riding Bike

    Ticketed for Riding Bike

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:05:28 GMT
    When his license was suspended he needed to get to work, so he bought a bicycle and then he got five tickets from a police officer. Why? It's why he called Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
    When his license was suspended he needed to get to work, so he bought a bicycle and then he got five tickets from a police officer. Why? It's why he called Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
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  • Military pilot in Virginia F-15 crash identified

    Military pilot in Virginia F-15 crash identified

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:59:26 GMT
    Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.
    The pilot who was killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains has been identified as Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr.
  • Marines deactivate decorated 'Walking Dead' unit

    Marines deactivate decorated 'Walking Dead' unit

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:50:42 GMT
    Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."
    Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."
  • Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

    Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:20:01 GMT
    Closing arguments have started in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
    Prosecutors urged jurors on Friday to focus on two questions at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen: Why did a businessman give the couple more than $165,000 in gifts and loans,...
  • Shelley Sterling: Ballmer eager to own Clippers

    Shelley Sterling: Ballmer eager to own Clippers

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:09:52 GMT
    When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced NBA team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in before long she...
    When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in short order she convinced...
  • Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

    Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:21:03 GMT
    College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
    College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
  • In first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11

    In first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:33:38 GMT
    The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year. It marks the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date.
    The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date.
  • Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:49 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:49:40 GMT
    Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
    Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
  • Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

    Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:39 AM EDT2014-08-29 09:39:35 GMT
    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state...
    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and...
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