15-year-old charged as adult after allegedly shooting former classmate at Miami Gardens park
A 15-year-old boy accused of shooting his former classmate at a park in Miami Gardens was moved from juvenile custody on Thursday after being charged as an adult in the case, according to court and jail records.
Florida City couple accused of severely beating their 2 children for coloring
A pair of Florida City women are facing two charges each of aggravated child abuse after police said an elementary school gym coach suspected something was amiss with their 7-year-old son in his physical education class Thursday.
Mother accused of throwing 6-year-old son out of vehicle, striking him with booster seat in Sunrise
A mother is facing a child abuse charge after police said she was caught on camera tossing her 6-year-old son out of her car by his hair and then throwing a booster seat at him during a brutal beating in Sunrise.
Pair took $1M for new Davie luxury townhomes— but the whole thing was a scam, cops say
The signs for a new “Falls of Davie” development advertised luxury townhome living in the heart of Broward County: a private elevator, high-end finishes and a rooftop summer kitchen were just some of the planned amenities. It was all available just five minutes away from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and starting at $1.3 million per unit.
Man pulls gun on Florida City Home Depot employee who caught him stealing $99 tool, cops say
A Homestead man added three felony charges to a count of petit theft after pulling out a gun and threatening the life of a Home Depot employee who stopped him from stealing a $99 power tool, leading to his arrest Monday, according to police.
BSO: Child behavior analyst had 100+ files of child sex abuse material, more victims possible
Broward County deputies arrested a certified behavior analyst at his Pompano Beach home Tuesday after they said details from an informant led them to find more than 100 files of child sexual abuse material in his possession. The suspect specialized in working with children, they said.
Career crook carjacked man in Doral, crashed Lexus while fleeing cops, police say
A South Florida man with an extensive criminal history is facing a host of felony charges after police said he carjacked a man in Doral Tuesday afternoon, then fled from police in and later crashed the victim’s Lexus on the Turnpike.
Feds: South Florida Proud Boy convicted on Jan. 6 riot charges
A Miami-Dade man who prosecutors say has ties to the far-right Proud Boys organization was found guilty in federal court on two felony charges related to his participation in the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riot, officials with the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday.
Broward woman shared child sex abuse videos, also sexually abused own dog, police say
Detectives uncovered a sordid series of chats, searches and child sexual abuse material in a Plantation woman’s online life, leading to her arrest on nearly a dozen felony charges, police allege in an arrest warrant.
FSU professor’s murder: Miami Beach grandmother appears in Leon court after Miami-Dade extradition
A 73-year-old Miami Beach grandmother appeared in Leon County court on Tuesday in Tallahassee after her extradition from Miami-Dade County for her alleged role in her former son-in-law’s murder about nine years ago.
Fort Lauderdale man drove Tesla 45 mph over limit, ran red light in deadly crash, cops say
Authorities booked a man into the Broward Main Jail Sunday on vehicular homicide and reckless driving charges after police said he killed another driver by plowing his Tesla through a red light at speed in Fort Lauderdale.
Miami-Dade band teacher subject of similar grooming allegations years before arrest
A since-fired band teacher at a Miami-Dade high school was the subject of allegations of impropriety years before his arrest in the classroom Tuesday, after police accused him of similarly grooming another student, with whom he’s accused of having a sexual relationship.