In the midst of Bimini Boatyard's 25th-anniversary celebration (and right before a lucrative weekend), the Fort Lauderdale waterfront staple is closed temporarily due to a fire. According to CBS Miami, the fire broke out around lunchtime yesterday. See also: Bimini Boatyard Celebrates 24 Years in ... More >>
It looks like something dodgy may have gone down at South Shore Tavern and Patio Bar this morning. Fire crews were called to the popular Lake Worth bar in the early hours of the morning to extinguish the flames. According to reports, authorities are suspecting foul play. See Also: Mai-Kai Was Temp ... More >>
A Tampa man was told by the managers of the apartment complex he lived in to please stop masturbating in front of his windows for all to see. So he set his apartment on fire, damaging the complex and leaving four other residents homeless. It's not clear if the man set the fire because he was emba ... More >>
A West Palm Beach woman pulled into a BP gas station and doused gasoline on her car windshield and trunk. She then took out a lighter and set the car on fire, claiming she was God. The woman's dogs were reportedly in the car as it went up in flames. The gas station attendant, meanwhile, quickly shu ... More >>
At about 9:15 Tuesday morning, the Fort Lauderdale Fire Department received an emergency call about a residential home that had caught fire. The firefighters quickly jumped into gear, rushed to the engine, and roared over to the single-story home at 850 Arizona Ave., just three minutes after the ca ... More >>
A fire broke out at the Hope Medical & Wellness clinic in the 2800 block of Hollywood Boulevard on Christmas night. Now Hollywood police, fire rescue, and the state fire marshal are joining together to investigate a possible connection to the fire and a cryptic message scrawled on the clinic's w ... More >>
The much-loved German restaurant Checkers Old-Munchen re-opened for a packed house this past weekend. Eager customers threw back boots of beer or slowly filled up on drinks thanks to an eight-part beer tasting menu. Nearby was a German buffet, which staff struggled to keep stocked, as the dining ro ... More >>
After a kitchen fire and smoke damage forced the closure of German restaurant Checkers Old-Munchen, owner Mathew Moore said he's ready to reopen the Atlantic Boulevard restaurant in about six weeks. Just in time, he said he hopes, to catch the end of Oktoberfest.
Broward Sheriff's OfficeShawanda RobinsonIn the second over-the-weekend case involving people lighting -- or attempting to light -- things on fire in domestic disputes, the Broward Sheriff's Office says Shawanda Robinson got mad at her boyfriend yesterday, and ended up setting fire to their a ... More >>
Around three this morning, Fort Lauderdale firefighters responded to a blaze at a bungalow along 729 SW 15th Avenue. According to the police department's release:As smoke and flames were bellowing (sic) from the residence, three officers saw a man inside. They broke a window, gained entry and bro ... More >>
screen grab: WPBFLet's patch together the clues of last night's blaze at a quadplex in Boca Raton: You've got only one occupied unit. A cop is a resident of that unit, which is upstairs. And there's a piece of graffiti in the vacant unit where the fire started that says, "Cop Killa on deck," as y ... More >>
Daniel Arnodo, a 26-year-old from Coral Springs, was one of the two people killed Sunday morning in a fire that erupted in his home in the Shaker Village subdivision just north of Commercial Boulevard.The other fatality is a woman, but Broward Sheriff's Office investigators aren't going to name her ... More >>
Ugh. A high of 92 today in Fort Lauderdale. Let's cool off with some news.Celebrated cluster crusader Erin Brockovich attracted a crowd of 2,000 for a meeting with activists concerned about the cancer cluster in The Acreage. [CBS4]With Broward's Democratic Party reeling from recent scandals, Brow ... More >>
Recent releases from Florida acts.
A street shot of the office building that houses Bober's law officeA fire at the building that houses the law office of Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober is being investigated by police for possible arson.According to a Hollywood Fire Department spokesman, Mark Steele, a fire struck in the upper floors of ... More >>
Granted, "stimulus packages" sound a lot more telegenic than they actually are. But one would think that a desperate, trillion-dollar attempt to save the American economy would be a sure thing for the top spot on TV newscast. And it might have been until fire struck in Plantation (pictured).Nobody w ... More >>
Amanda Alley died a horrible, fiery death, and the cops had her Iranian boyfriend nailed
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The volunteer members of the Coral Springs Fire Department don't seem to grasp the concept of imminent danger