UPDATE Dec 29 – Here’s what FHP says happened. Only driver #5 was not transported to an area hospital. None of the injuries were life threatening. The cause of the accident is still under investigation: Vehicle#1 was traveling northbound on I-95 in the inside emergency lane. Vehicle#2 ( Florida Highway Patrol Vehicle) Vehicle#3, Vehicle#4 and [...]
On Sunday, December 2, 2012, at approximately 6:30 am, a single engine plane (possibly a yellow Cessna) was located in the 3800 block of State Road 715, southeast of the Pahokee Airport, in the cane fields. The pilot was found deceased. The pilot has been identified as David Flattery, DOB: 9/20/32 of Lighthouse Point, Florida. [...]
By Katy Johnson, WPTV - WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The body of fallen South Florida Soldier Joseph Schiro has returned home. Warrant officer Schiro died last week while serving in Afghanistan. This was his sixth trip overseas. His body returned home Sunday to be greeted by his family, friends and others serving in the Army. [...]
Gov. Rick Scott declares flags to be flown at half-staff for Warrant Officer Joseph L. Schiro, of Coral Springs, Florida, who died on October 6, 2012, in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Warrant Officer Schiro was assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. “By [...]
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Oct. 6 in Chak district, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, of gunshot wounds suffered while on dismounted patrol. Killed were Warrant Officer Joseph L. Schiro, 27, of Coral Springs, Fla., and Staff Sgt. Justin C. Marquez, 25, of [...]
A Davie man was killed this week in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Juan L. Rivadeneira, 27,of Davie, died Nov. 13 in the Kandahar province, Afghanistan. Rivadeneira, along with Corporal Jacob R. Carver, 20, and Specialist Jacob C. Carroll, 20, died when an insurgent suicide bomber detonated a vest bomb and struck their unit. Rivadeneira has been in [...]
One suspect was killed and another was wounded during a burglary in progress call Saturday night in Southwest Ranches. At 8:39 pm deputies were dispatched to a burglary in progress at a house under construction at 13601 Bella Ranch Lane. A neighbor had noticed people at the construction site and did not believe they belonged [...]
South Florida residents can mourn the loss of yet another local soldier who died supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
An early morning crash on U.S. 27 claimed the life of a Broward man on Monday. The Broward Sheriff’s Communication Center received a call at around 6:02 a.m. notifying deputies of the collision. The preliminary investigation indicates that 69-year-old Kenneth Duckworth, who was driving a black Toyota, was on the left lane of southbound U.S. [...]
A pedestrian was struck and killed Friday night in Oakland Park as he attempted to cross Commercial Boulevard. At approximately 9:30 p.m. on May 7, the 65-year-old victim was walking northbound across the westbound lanes of Commercial Boulevard when he was struck by a westbound vehicle in the 1300 block.