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Shootings

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    November 20, 2014

    Shooting in FSU Library: Three Students Shot; Gunman Dead

    Just after midnight last night, a man opened fire at the Strozier Library on the campus of Florida State University. The gunman shot three students and was then killed by campus police. Throughout the incident, students posted videos and tweets from inside the library as they hid between stacks of ... More >>

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    June 5, 2014

    James Herard, Dunkin' Donuts Killer, Gets Death Penalty Recommendation for Separate Murder

    A jury of six men and six women have recommended that James Herard, the former gang member convicted for the brutal 2008 Thanksgiving Day Dunkin' Donuts robbery in Tamarac, be sentenced to death. Herard, 24, has already been sentenced to multiple counts of life imprisonment for the death of Kiem H ... More >>

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    March 18, 2014

    Machete-Wielding Man Fatally Shot by BSO Identified

    The identity of the machete-wielding man who was shot and killed by a BSO deputy has been released by the Broward Sheriff's Office. Homicide detectives say Deosaran Maharaj, 51, was the man who allegedly threatened a woman with a machete and was later shot and killed by BSO Deputy Paul Yesbeck aft ... More >>

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    March 17, 2014

    Machete-Wielding Man Shot and Killed by BSO Deputy Is Under Investigation

    There seem to be more questions than answers after a man who allegedly threatened a woman with a machete was shot and killed by a Broward Sheriff's deputy Sunday night. According to the BSO, a woman approached the deputy just before 8 p.m. Sunday to tell him a man had threatened her with a machete. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    Rick Ross Shooting One Year Later: No Suspects, No New Information

    The time does fly. It was just a year ago today that the thug life fantasies of one of rap's biggest names (not to mention biggest guts, not to mention biggest bullshit artists?) came to life in a blast of gunfire on Fort Lauderdale's poshest street. Rick Ross (aka Ricky Rozay aka the Teflon Don a ... More >>

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    August 28, 2013

    Oakland Park Days Inn Shootout: Cops Kill Suspect; Deputy, Hotel Guest Shot

    A shootout erupted at an Oakland Park Days Inn hotel Wednesday morning. A Broward Sheriff's deputy as well a hotel guest were shot. The suspect was shot and killed by police. The deputy and civilian who were shot are both expected to be fine.

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    August 24, 2013

    C.J. Spiller's Step-Grandfather Goes on Murder Suicide Spree in North Florida

    Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller's step-grandfather reportedly went on a shooting spree in North Florida that left three people dead, including himself, and two others injured. On Saturday morning, Hubert Allen Jr. shot a man at the trucking company he worked for. Allen also went to the com ... More >>

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    July 29, 2013

    Cops Shoot Black Man Getting Cigarette From His Mother's Car

    An Escambia County man was shot by sheriff's deputies in the driveway of his home after he went to get a cigarette out of his mother's car. Roy Middleton, 60, was hospitalized after being shot in the leg at about 2:42 a.m. Saturday. "It was like a firing squad," he said from his hospital bed. "Bul ... More >>

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    May 30, 2013
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    May 22, 2013

    FBI Kills Orlando Man Questioned About Boston Bombings, According to Report

    A man shot and killed by an FBI agent in Orlando shortly before midnight Tuesday was apparently being questioned about the Boston Bombings. According to a report by Orlando's WFTV the suspect is 26-year old Ibragim Todashev. Todashev's friend told a WFTV reporter that he was getting ready to fly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Florida Man Butt-Dials 911; His Murder Plot Gets Accidentally Recorded

    This just in from the Broward Sheriff's Office: At 6:41 a.m. on May 5, "a man who orchestrated a murder on Interstate 95 'pocket dialed' 911 just before [a] fatal shooting. On a recorded line, Scott Simon can be heard telling someone else that he's going to follow the victim home and kill him. Min ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Waffle House Meeting May Be Key to Fatal I-95 Shooting

    Police are investigating the role an Oakland Park Waffle House played in the fatal shooting of Nicholas Romondo Walker that occurred on I-95. According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, around 6:40 a.m. Sunday, drivers called 911 to report shots fired on the highway. BSO deputies found a silver Buic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    James Tracy, FAU Professor, Says Sandy Didn't Happen; Revels In Notoriety

    Americans have long tolerated if not wallowed in conspiracy theories. Lee Harvey Oswald wasn't alone when he shot Kennedy. Aliens landed in Area 51. We never got to the moon, etc. etc. But quite possibly the most despicable and callous of all conspiracy theories recently rose from South Florida. Ja ... More >>

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    January 9, 2013

    FAU's James Tracy: More Media Conspiracies and Lunacy. Fire This Guy Fast. UPDATED

    Turns out James Tracy, the Florida Atlantic University professor who theorized the Sandy Hook massacre might be a mass media conspiracy, has a history of paranoid weirdness.Students say the guy went off in class. And his academic work hints at how someone could go so off the tracks. In a book review ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012

    Kenneth Goldstein, 86, Kills Wife, Himself in Tamarac

    Police are still investigating the details, but they said yesterday evening that an "ailing" 82-year-old woman found shot to death in her Tamarac home was killed by her 86-year-old husband, who then killed himself.Someone police described as "the couple's caretaker" heard gunshots shortly before 6 a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    PBSO Just Shot Its Third Person in Six Days

    It's getting pretty intense up there in Palm Beach County -- for the third time since the weekend, sheriff's deputies have shot a suspect.A fight between "a group of females" evolved into a fight between several men at the First and 10 Sports Bar shortly after 5 this morning, and a man was shot and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Armed Man Killed by Police in Pompano Beach

    ​Not much to report here yet, but what has been released so far is that a man was shot and killed by a Broward County sheriff's deputy around 6:30 last night.Police were called to an apartment building on the 800 block of SE 22nd Avenue last night, where they found the suspect pointing a handgun a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2011

    Man Killed at Dania Beach Party, Cops Looking for Alleged Shooter and "Person of Interest"

    Broward Sheriff's OfficeEric Hunter​A 20-year-old man was shot and killed at a Dania Beach street party early Saturday morning, and the Broward Sheriff's Office is looking for both the alleged shooter and a "person of interest" wanted for questioning.Dijon Brown, a Hollywood resident, was ... More >>

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    November 17, 2011

    Nelson Heck, Vietnam Veteran, Killed Inside His Fort Lauderdale Home

    ​Nelson Heck, a 66-year-old Vietnam veteran, was shot and killed inside his Fort Lauderdale home late Tuesday night, according to police.Fort Lauderdale Police Detective Travis Mandell says the cops were called just after 11 p.m. Tuesday about a shooting in the 1100 block of NW 48th Street, and ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Taurus Bryant Gets Life in Prison After Shooting Man He'd Known for 20 Years Over Fake Drugs

    Palm Beach County Sheriff's OfficeTaurus Bryant​After shooting a man he'd known for more than 20 years because the man's uncle wouldn't pay for fake drugs -- and the 13 other criminal convictions on his rap sheet -- Taurus Bryant received a mandatory sentence of life in prison.Back in November 200 ... More >>

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    September 20, 2011

    Fort Lauderdale Cops Investigating Shooting Death

    ​The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is currently investigating a shooting last night that left one man dead.According to Fort Lauderdale Police Detective Travis Mandell, the shooting took place around 9:50 p.m. yesterday in the 1100 block of NE 16th Court.Mandell says that when officers arrived ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Fort Lauderdale Man Says He Accidentally Shot His Little Brother in the Head, Killing Him

    Felix Phelps told police he accidentally shot his 17-year-old brother in the head.​A Fort Lauderdale man says he accidentally shot and killed his 17-year-old brother over the weekend as the boy was helping his older brother close down the gas station he worked at, police say.Fort Lauderdale Police ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Two Boys, Ages 14 and 16, May Be Charged as Adults in Accidental Killing of Their Accomplice

    ​The State Attorney's Office is considering whether to charge two boys -- ages 14 and 16 -- as adults after police say one of them accidentally shot and killed their wheelman yesterday as the trio was allegedly about to embark on a crime spree in Boynton Beach.The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Offic ... More >>

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    August 16, 2011

    Teenager Driving Stolen BMW Killed by Karma Police: Friend Was Playing With Gun, Cops Say

    ​A 15-year-old kid who allegedly stole a BMW with his friends was shot and killed this morning by one of his accomplices, who was playing with a gun in the back seat of the car, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.The cops say they think the three boys, all juveniles, were cruising ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Update: One Dead, Two Injured in Shooting at Central Broward Check Cashing Store

    Broward Sheriff's OfficeSuspect Stanley Beasley​One person is dead and two others are injured -- including the suspect -- after a shooting broke out during a robbery yesterday morning at a check cashing shop in central Broward County, according to police.The Broward Sheriff's Office says 33-year-o ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011

    Suspected South Beach Shooters of NYPD Detective Caught After Broward Hospital Visit

    Miami-Dade CorrectionsMustafa Lee (left) and Francisco Henriquez​Two men have been arrested in the weekend shooting in South Beach of an off-duty detective from the New York City Police Department after one of the men dropped by Broward General Hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound.Mustafa Co ... More >>

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    July 8, 2011

    Deputies Tell Victims of Strip-Club Shooting to Drive Themselves to the Hospital

    Would she have gotten better medical attention?​Deputies of the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office told two women wounded June 30 in a strip-club shooting to drive themselves to the hospital, according to a police report obtained by the Pulp.So 40-year-old Janie Scott of Boynton Beach and  23 ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011

    Lauderdale Lakes Shooting: Vishna Beepot Named as Alleged Shooter

    BSOVishna Beepot​This morning, the Broward Sheriff's Office announced a shooting inside a Lauderdale Lakes bar -- 12 people were hit by bullets, and two died.The cops now say the alleged shooter is 26-year-old Vishna Beepot, who died shortly after the gun battle that occurred inside the bar.Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    James Perdue's Deputy-Involved Shooting in Hollywood Quickly Labeled Suicide by BSO

    The intersection of A1A and Evans St, near where James Purdue was shot by BSO deputies​Update 12:30 p.m.: Perdue was also facing charges of probation violation relating to a drug-possession case from July 2009. Sunrise police found Perdue with unprescribed Alprazolam (Xanax), used to treat anxiety ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010
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    June 25, 2010

    Arrest Made in 2004 Murder

    A Pompano Beach man has been arrested in connection with the shooting and killing of a tree-trimmer in 2004. The suspect, Michael Ange-Silien, is 22 years old, meaning that he had only recently turned 17 when, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office Ange-Silien murdered  his neighbor, 44-year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Gun in Death of 13-Year-Old Belonged to Homeowner

    New details were just released by Hollywood Police in the shooting death Wednesday afternoon of 13-year-old Daniel Torres. The department is reporting that the gun in question belonged to the homeowner, presumably a parent of the 14-year-old friend who police say pulled the trigger.Investigators hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Lake Worth Shooting Is Another Example of Trend in Nightclub Violence

    PBSOBrooke Harris was shot in the back as she drove away from Chances Nightclub.​Last month's shooting outside Chances Nightclub in residential Lake Worth was startling, but it seems the incident -- which left two young people in the hospital with life-threatening bullet wounds -- is one more in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Gangs of Boynton: B-Town Boy Turned Preacher Man

    "Plug" Woody: Killed two preachers​At around 8:15 on a Saturday night late last month, Detective Alex Marino of the Boynton Beach Police Department responded to a call. Two men were lying dead on SW 2nd Ave., both of gunshot wounds. One of the victims was 23-year-old Stephen Ocean. The other, 25-y ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    Victims Identified in Boynton Shooting

    Benton Lineau is the name of the man who was driving a gold Lincoln Navigator last night, when he was shot in the chest, say Boynton Beach Police. The 23-year-old, who crashed into a home on the 2000 block of Northeast 3rd Street, died later at Delray Trauma Center.Police were investigating that sho ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    Shooting Death in Pompano Beach Traced Back to Teens

    No end in sight for a couple terrifying criminal trends: violent teenagers and homeless victims. The Broward Sheriff's Office is reporting the arrest of two teens, Harry Velez (age 17) and Brady John Fisher (19), in the murder of Eustoquio Lopez, a 40-year-old homeless man, who was shot early Saturd ... More >>

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    November 23, 2009

    Dania Beach Man Dead After Being Shot in His Home

    Photo: Broward Sheriff's OfficeAntonio Parker​Antonio Brandon Parker, 20, was shot and killed last night near the back door of his home on SW Seventh Avenue in Dania Beach. His grandmother and younger siblings heard the gunshots. Broward Sheriff's Office investigators are looking for two men who a ... More >>

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    November 4, 2009

    Man Shot by Police in Downtown Fort Lauderdale

    Details remain vague, but Fort Lauderdale Police are investigated a shooting that occurred near the Broward County bus terminal downtown involving an off-duty officer. From the release:Preliminary investigation has revealed that a Police Sergeant was working an off-duty detail at the Broward County ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009

    Blocking Foul: In Boynton Beach Murder Case, No One Wants to Be a Snitch

    So 30-year-old Junior Cesar had several friends with whom he played basketball but none of them recognized the person who walked up to Cesar, then shot him dead? Really? Here's the latest from the Boynton Beach Police Department: The victim has been identified as Junior Cesar, 30, of Boynton Beach. ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Police Release More Details in Cop Shooting

    Georges​The man who shot and wounded a Fort Lauderdale police officer this weekend before being killed has been identified as Bastiany Georges, a 29-year-old who had an extensive criminal history. The incident occurred following police attempts to make a traffic stop on Andrews Avenue. The Fort La ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    Latest on the Shooting in Hollywood

    Hollywood Police just updated the media about its findings in shooting incident that occurred in the late afternoon Sunday in Boulevard Heights. It's a murder-suicide. The shooter's name is Zacaria Fernandez, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after he shot Yvonne Magdalena Rios, the sister ... More >>

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    October 18, 2008
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    June 21, 2007

    Gang Tackled

    Football star Jarvis Hicks couldn't resist the undertow of gang violence

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    March 9, 2007

    S.I.: Serious Idiots

    So Sports Illustrated is going environmental on us, declaring on the cover that "As the Planet Changes, So Do the Games We Play." It's about global warming. On the cover is our own Dontrelle Willis. He's standing in Dolphin Stadium thigh deep in water. At first I thought he might have gotten drunk a ... More >>

  • News

    February 15, 2007

    Dead End

    Bullets are flying and young men are dying in Deerfield's street war between Haitians and African-Americans

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    January 8, 2007
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    December 14, 2006

    Blood on the Driveway

    This police shooting has left a stain on Fort Lauderdale

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    November 30, 2006

    Remembering David Royce Truman

    R.C. White/Miami Herald The Stolen SUV The Miami Herald wupped the Sun-Sentinel again on the latest Fort Lauderdale police shooting story, again with the benefit of more reporters assigned to the breaking news. From the Sentinel story: "Police declined to identify the officer or officers who fir ... More >>

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    November 29, 2006

    Another FLPD Shooting

    Fort Lauderdale police shot two men, killing one of them, yesterday afternoon off Sistrunk Boulevard. The best coverage comes from the Miami Herald, which put five reporters -- four of them bylined -- on the story. They identified the dead guy and his passenger and got a lot more detail than the Su ... More >>

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