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Driver killed in crash likely speeding and impaired, says Broward Sheriff's Office

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tonya Alanez) — A BMW driver was likely speeding when he failed to negotiate a turn and crashed into a commercial building in Pompano Beach, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. Erving Colon, 42, of...
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Man dies when car skids into back of stopped flatbed truck

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tonya Alanez) — A 38-year-old man suffered fatal injuries when his Mercedes-Benz hydroplaned into the back of a stopped truck at a Boynton Beach intersection Tuesday morning, police said. Arshia Poursartip,...
  • New: 6 hr 18 min ago

Shooter kills man, 23, in Pembroke Pines

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tonya Alanez) — Pembroke Pines police are looking for the shooter who killed a young man at an apartment complex early Tuesday morning. Police found a man suffering multiple gunshot wounds when they got to...
  • New: 6 hr 53 min ago

Four cross-dressing bandits convicted for jewelry store heists

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tonya Alanez) — Four Broward County men who pulled off jewelry store heists while poorly disguised as women have been convicted by a federal jury after a monthlong trial. The three Fort Lauderdale men and...
  • New: 7 hr 38 min ago

Flanagan High's Michelle Kefford named 2019 Principal of the Year

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tonya Alanez) — And the state honor of Principal of the Year for 2019 goes to … Charles W. Flanagan High School’s Michelle Kefford, the state Department of Education announced Tuesday. The guiding force at...
  • New: 9 hr 23 min ago

Drug pricing is a deadly national scandal | Editorial

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sun Sentinel Editorial Board) — “Your money or your life!” was a laugh line in a radio skit by the comedian Jack Benny, who pretended to be a skinflint. To the robber’s demand, Benny replied, after a long pause, “I’m...
  • New: 9 hr 28 min ago

Fort Lauderdale embraces David Beckham for Lockhart deal

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Brittany Wallman) — The city of Fort Lauderdale embraced soccer legend David Beckham’s vision for Lockhart Stadium, taking the first step Tuesday toward a soccer revival for the storied property. “It’s a great...
  • New: 9 hr 33 min ago

FTC: Accused health insurance fraudster’s delay tactics cost victims $14.6 million over three months

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ron Hurtibise) — Tens of thousands of victims are still paying millions of dollars a month for “worthless” health insurance policies because the founder of the company accused of bilking them keeps delaying a...
  • New: 9 hr 48 min ago

Patriots owner Robert Kraft gets plea-deal offer in prostitution case

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Lisa J. Huriash) — New England Patriots football team owner Robert Kraft and other men are being offered a chance to have their solicitation-of-prostitution charges dropped as part of plea deal, the Palm Beach...
  • New: 10 hr 28 min ago

Bufarella battle brewing? Name confusion and a $250 'luxury pizza' arrive with new Fort Lauderdale restaurant

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Michael Mayo) — New York had its Ray’s Pizza wars. Broward now has a Bufarella brouhaha. Bufarella Genuine Italian Gourmet is a small cheese and sandwich shop that opened in August 2018 in Oakland Park....
  • New: 10 hr 48 min ago

Florida House panel passes controversial felon voting rights restoration bill

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Brendan Farrington) — A bill that sets conditions on restoring felon voting rights won approval Tuesday from a Florida House committee over the objection of advocates who helped get rights restoration placed in...
  • New: 10 hr 48 min ago

UM quarterback Tate Martell eligible to play next season, NCAA decides

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Christy Cabrera Chirinos) — It’s official – Tate Martell will be able to play this season for the Hurricanes. Martell, a transfer from Ohio State, has been granted a waiver from the NCAA that will make him eligible to...
  • New: 11 hr 3 min ago

Republicans want to turbocharge privatization of Florida public schools | Randy Schultz

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Randy Schultz) — Broward County business leaders missed a big chance last Friday. Gov. Ron DeSantis addressed the Broward Workshop, recapping his first active weeks and promising more. Someone should have...
  • New: 11 hr 23 min ago

The Wharf Fort Lauderdale, a pop-up dining space, coming to Las Olas Riverfront this fall

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Phillip Valys) — The Wharf, the pop-up dining and entertainment space along the Miami River, is sailing north to Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Riverfront this fall. Dubbed the Wharf Fort Lauderdale, the sister...
  • New: 11 hr 48 min ago

Court refuses to block Everglades oil drilling plan

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (David Fleshler) — A plan to drill for oil in the Everglades again won a major legal victory Tuesday, one day after a false alarm in which an appeals court issued an ordering affirming the proposal and then...
  • New: 11 hr 53 min ago

Worker awarded nearly $1.9 million after being injured at FPL power plant

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Marcia Heroux Pounds) — A Palm Beach County jury has awarded an injured worker nearly $1.88 million after a 70-pound piece of equipment fell and hit him at an FPL power plant. Florida Power & Light Co. was found...
  • 12 hr 3 min ago

Florida House budget proposal gives governor the environmental money he sought

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Jim Turner) — Gov. Ron DeSantis would get nearly all the money he’s requested for environmental projects in an initial House budget proposal for next year. A $3.97 billion proposal for the Department of...
  • 12 hr 8 min ago

After voters nixed projects, what's next for Highland Beach?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Lois K. Solomon) — Highland Beach residents will need to figure out how to control flooding and protect the town from severe weather after the stinging defeat of a storm protection plan at the polls last week,...
  • 12 hr 18 min ago

Like what you see on Instagram? Now you can buy it directly through the app.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sarah Frier) — After years of ogling beautiful images of food, fashion and design on Instagram, people will now be able to buy things they see and like directly through the app — providing instant...
  • 12 hr 23 min ago

Racketeering charge dropped against woman in massage-parlor crackdown

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Lisa J. Huriash) — A racketeering charge has been dropped against a woman who was among the hundreds arrested in a multi-agency crackdown on illicit massage parlors. Yong Wang will be sentenced July 17 after...
  • 12 hr 28 min ago
Blog Articles

Miami Marlins Opening Day Rotation: What They Should Do

Marlin Maniac (Kevin Kraczkowski) — It’s no big secret that the Miami Marlins have seven pitchers trying to get into the Opening Day rotation. The Miami Marlins have frequently used many starting pitchers through their...
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Caleb Smith: The Marlins biggest surprise this spring

Marlin Maniac (David Levin) —  After a rookie season that was cut short in 2018 because of an injury, is there a more perfect story than Marlins pitcher Caleb Smith this spring? When you ask Miami Marlins fans about the...
  • 17 hr 33 min ago

Inside the Outfield: Miami Marlins Spring Training Check-in

Marlin Maniac (Kevin Kraczkowski) — With six games left to play this spring, time is running out for some of these players to make the team. Throughout Spring Training, Marlin Maniac is taking a deeper look into every part of the...
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Marlins stay en fuego with 7-1 win over Nationals

FishStripes (Alex Contreras) — Dr. K‘s orders—10 in a row! Caleb Smith goes five strong innings. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—The Marlins visited the Washington Nationals on a gloomy Monday afternoon at FITTEAM Ballpark. A crowd...
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Terrific Ten: Four Takeaways From the Miami Marlins Latest Win

Marlin Maniac (Kevin Kraczkowski) — The Miami Marlins won their 10th straight Spring Training contest today, by a 7-1 final over a Washington Nationals split-squad. At 1:08 P.M. EST, Washington Nationals starter Patrick Corbin faced...
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2019 Marlins Season Preview: Brian Anderson

FishStripes (Ely Sussman) — For all of their missteps, the old regime deserves some credit for drafting and developing BA. Skepticism about the 2019 Miami Marlins is understandable. Simply put, they don’t have very many...
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Miami Marlins Spring Training Starting Rotation Preview (Pt. 5)

Marlin Maniac (Kevin Kraczkowski) — Three-quarters of the way into the Spring Training schedule, the Miami Marlins rotation is starting to take shape. This Spring Training, the Miami Marlins have completed 23 contests, winning 13 of...
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No No-No, But Nine Wins in a Row for Miami Marlins

Marlin Maniac (Kevin Kraczkowski) — The combination of Trevor Richards, Drew Steckenrider, and Austin Brice kept the St. Louis Cardinals scoreless, walkless, and hitless through eight innings, and the Miami Marlins held on for a 4-2...
  • 2 days ago
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Marlins OF Garrett Cooper looks to flip the script after injury-filled 2018

Marlin Maniac (David Levin) — After a season that was plagued by a wrist injury last season, Marlins outfielder Garrett Cooper has shown he is fully healed and ready to enjoy a healthy 2019. Oh how we all forget that Garrett...
  • 2 days ago
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The Marlins next Top-100 player in MLB

Marlin Maniac (David Levin) — While there are no players listed in the top 100 in Major League Baseball this coming season, the Miami Marlins do have a few contenders for next year. It’a not a surprise that none of the...
  • 2 days ago
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Fresh Fish News, 3/17/19: Perfect week of Spring Training, 2019 blueprint, Five Reasons Sports Network

FishStripes (Christian Cevallos) — With little time left before the first regular season game, the Marlins continue to show encouraging signs against spring training competition. Opening Day for the Marlins is less than two weeks...
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Marlins lineup erupts for huge comeback, 8th straight Grapefruit League win

FishStripes (Ely Sussman) — Meanwhile, Sandy Alcántara may be jeopardizing his spot in the Opening Day rotation. JUPITER, Fla.—Splitting first baseman duties for the Marlins on Saturday afternoon, Miguel Rojas and ...
  • 3 days ago
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Crazy Eight: Four Points From the Miami Marlins 8th Straight Win

Marlin Maniac (Kevin Kraczkowski) — Today at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, the Miami Marlins overcame a six-run deficit to defeat the New York Mets, 11-6. Sandy Alcantara collected seven K’s in only 3 1/3 innings of work, but...
  • 3 days ago
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Baseball is a Funny Sport: The Musings of a Miami Marlins Maniac

Marlin Maniac (Kevin Kraczkowski) — Isn’t it funny that on Opening Day every year, every fanbase of every team is convinced that this could be the year? I know that the Miami Marlins aren’t supposed to be competitive in...
  • 3 days ago
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Sweet Seven: Four Lessons for the Miami Marlins Over the Braves

Marlin Maniac (Kevin Kraczkowski) — The Miami Marlins topped the Atlanta Braves by a 7-6 final score at Champion Stadium on Friday afternoon. With 6,314 in attendance at the Braves spring home, Atlanta starting pitcher Sean Newcomb...
  • 4 days ago
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Marlins continue to improve minor league system

Marlin Maniac (David Levin) — The Miami Marlins are continuing to make improvements to a minor league system that at one time was thought to be one of the thinnest in baseball. Last season, while attending Jacksonville Jumbo...
  • 4 days ago
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2019 Marlins Season Preview: Top 10 prospects

FishStripes (Ethan Budowsky) — Projecting where each of them will be playing this season and reassessing their long-term roles. The days are longer, the sun is brighter, the temperature is hotter and the sounds of summer are...
  • 4 days ago
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Marlins Jorge Alfaro cleared to resume baseball activities

Marlin Maniac (David Levin) — The Miami Marlins have announced that catcher Jorge Alfaro has been cleared to resume baseball activities after dealing with inflammation in his knee. Along with a six-game winning streak the team...
  • 4 days ago
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There is reason for real optimism with the Miami Marlins

Marlin Maniac (David Levin) — With their sixth straight Spring Training win, the Miami Marlins are now a .500 ballclub and now there is plenty of reason for optimism in 2019 and beyond. While the standings don’t really...
  • 4 days ago
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Hot Starts in Jupiter, Part II

FishStripes (Daniel Martinez) — A look at which players have sustained their success through the first 20 Marlins spring games. Since the first installment of our Spring Training updates, the Marlins have removed 20...
  • 4 days ago
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