Crime

Florida Attorney General Announces $17 Million Multistate Settlement with Google

Attorney General Pam Bondi announced today that her office, along with attorneys general from 36 other states and the District of Columbia, entered into a $17 million settlement with Google Inc. concerning its setting of cookies on certain Safari Internet browsers. Through its DoubleClick advertising platform, Google facilitates the transmission of third-party advertising cookies, small […]

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Broward County Officials Issue Disciplinary Action in Bus Incident in Pompano Beach

Broward County Officials are continuing their internal investigation of the incident that occurred with a BCT Bus and a 14-year old middle school student on May 10, 2013 at approximately 9 a.m. The student sustained serious injuries while he was attempting to board a Westbound BCT bus in the 1200 block of East Sample Road […]

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Teen suspect charged for placing hoax bomb device at Tamarac’s Millennium Middle School

Update 9:06 a.m., June 4, 2013: The 13-year-old suspect who placed the hoax device at Millennium Middle School has been charged with disrupting a school function. His name is being withheld and the investigation is ongoing. Update: 9:30pm June 3, 2013: BSO Violent Crimes Unit detectives are presently interviewing a 13-year-old Millennium Middle School student […]

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Coral Springs Police launches new site on crime prevention

As part of the highly-recognized “Make a Call, Make a Difference” campaign, the Coral Springs Police Department has launched a new web site, www.prepareNprevent.org to provide residents with resources on crime prevention and emergency preparedness. “Our police department recognizes the fact that the majority of the community now receives their daily communications from web-based media,” […]

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Broward County will fund 911 system

The Broward County Commission voted 5-to-4 to fully pay for the estimated $43 million countywide 9-1-1 emergency communications system.  The funding will come from general revenues and a small increase in ad valorem taxes.  The tax increase will cost an additional $21 for the average homesteaded property valued at $121,000. “The passage of regionalized 911 […]

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Drowning prevention remains a high priority for #Broward County as Swim Central reaches landmark 2.5 million swim lessons

May Is Water Safety Awareness Month, as well as the month SWIM Central marks a significant milestone – 2.5 million water-safety lessons taught since the program was established in 1999. More than 400,000 children have participated in this nationally recognized water-safety program. Drowning is the number-one killer of children under the age of 4 throughout […]

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Suspected bomb addressed to Obama found in #MiamiDade City of #Sweetwater

Update 8:46 pm April 18, 2013 Today at 3 p.m. a Customs and Border Protection officer in the Foreign Mailing Facility at 11698 NW 21st Street found what was deemed to be a suspicious envelope with writing that mentioned President Barack Obama and “Clinton”. It is not known which Clinton was referenced. The letter had […]

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Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office requesting tips on gun crimes; will not do gun buybacks

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the Chiefs of Police in Palm Beach County, and Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County, Inc. have partnered together to implement the Bad Guys/Bad Guns Program, which provides a reward for every confidential tip made to Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County, Inc. that leads to an arrest, and the […]

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Former #Miami Police Sergeant Sentenced on Civil Rights Violations, Narcotics Distribution Conspiracy, and Obstruction of Justice Charges

Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; Michael B. Steinbach, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office; and Manuel Orosa, Chief, City of Miami Police Department (MPD), announced the March 22, 2013 sentencing of defendant Raul Iglesias, 40, of Miami, Florida, a former City of […]

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Suspects in Josephine’s homicide in Boca Raton arrested

Suspects in Josephine’s homicide in Boca Raton arrested

Boca Raton, FL – On Friday, January 4th at 11:45 p.m., Rafael Rodriguez was shot and killed during an armed robbery at Josephine’s Restaurant, 5751 North Federal Highway. During the robbery, various items were taken, including wallets, phones, cash, and jewelry. In particular, a Chopard watch was stolen from one of the victims. Boca Raton […]

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