- Hundreds of volunteers were trying to set a Guinness World Record for the largest ever beach cleanup from Hobe Sound in Palm Beach County to Virginia Key in Miami-Dade.
- Paul Wayne Walker and Tricia Clarke, both of Miramar, are charged with exploitation of the elderly for allegedly stealing $22,000 from a 91-year-old Connecticut woman in a $2.5 million Publishers Clearing House scam.
- Susan Oyer, a teacher at Boca Raton Middle, told one student her pants were too tight and she shouldn't look like a “hoochie missy,” according to a state commission.
- Three men are being sought for shoplifting in at least three downtown Fort Lauderdale stores, and possibly another robbery in Delray Beach.
- Hospitals in Palm Beach County expect to receive thousands of doses of the Moderna vaccine to inoculate residents against COVID-19.
- Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties all are threatening to crash New Year's Eve parties that pack people in without masks or fail to take other COVID-19 precautions.
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- With the rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community, one of the biggest growing concerns has been putting food on the table for numerous families in Broward and Palm Beach County.
- Hoping to spread the holiday spirit during a year when it’s much-needed, many nonprofits and local establishments are coming together to ensure children throughout the community have a toy to call their own this year.
- For the fourth time since May and the second time this month, a plane has crashed at or near North Perry Airport. This time, the two adults and two young children aboard survived.
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- The conflict between construction crews and residents longing for peace and quiet plays out daily in Fort Lauderdale, a growing tourist town with no shortage of construction cranes. The clash is perhaps even more glaring now, with so many staying close to home while riding out the coronavirus pandemic.
- After his plane-crash death, a pilot's body remains in a funeral-home freezer until his wife and son settle their differences through a legal battle.
- Fort Lauderdale Police said a package addressed to Shakeem Hill along Northwest 20th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale was stopped by UPS security. Inside was 141 grams of fentanyl.